Category: Football

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Why Was Zinedine Zidane All Praise For Midfielders Over Real’s 3-1 Win Over Atalanta?

Real Madrid’s sweeping victory over Atalanta made it easy for them to enter the quarterfinals of the competition. They were playing the second leg of their UEFA Championship League last-16 tie and they needed to win the match. And they did so by beating Atalanta with 3-1. It was a big feat for Real Madrid after 2018.

Midfielders did the job

Real players displayed excellent football but it was the midfielders Luka Modric and Toni Kroos that were the real stars. Real manager Zinedine Zidane praised his midfield generals by calling Modric and Kroos the double pivot and said that they were phenomenal that night. He further said that Modric was 35 but he didn’t show that on the ground. The manager praised Modric as an exceptional player.

What did Modric say about his age?

The midfielder Modric said that he was 35 but he felt like he was only 27. He further said that one shouldn’t look at the age. It was all about how players perform on the ground, regardless of age. He was hungry for more, to continue playing at the highest … Read the rest

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Barcelona V/s Huesca Was A Record Setting Match For Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi emerged as the star player for Barcelona in the Monday match against Huesca. He was part of Ronald Koeman’s starting XI but Koeman was proud of Messi and he even praised him for his game.

It was a record-setting night for both Messi and Barca….

Barca won the Monday match with Huesca with a decent 4-1 score that helped Barcelona reach a little closer to the La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid. At 59 point, Barca is now four points behind Atletico. Also, it is the only unbeaten team in league play in Europe’s top-five leagues since 2021 began.

For Lionel Messi, it was a night of setting records. He scored two crucial goals to in the 13th and 90th minute. His first goal in the match was his 20th in the La Liga in his 13th season. With this goal, he became the first player in Europe’s top five leagues to accomplish the feat.

Lionel Messi set another record of appearing in all competitions for the club with Barcelona legend Xavi at 767. Also, he got many appreciations and praises from his manager … Read the rest

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Arsenal Enters Quarter-Finals Of Europa League With 3-1 Win Over Olympiacos

Arsenal registered an impressive win against Olympiacos to get a smooth entry into the quarter-finals of the Europa League. The Gunners delivered 3 goals with stunning action and received only one. But the talking points of the match were about the opportunities missed.

What was the talking point of the match?

The Gunners revealed their true spirit but at the same time, they exposed their darker side. They were like both an angel and a demon. Whether it is ball possession or strike, Arsenal dominated the field but they look scattered in the field. There was little coordination between Arsenal players.

First is the selection of team….

Mikel Arteta decided to play with the team that drew 1-1 with Burnley in the Premier League. But he replaced Gabriel Magalhaes and Hector Bellerin came in for Pablo Mari and Calum Chambers to strengthen his team’s position.

In the first half….

Martin Odegaard was quick to assume the moment at 34th minute when he landed the ball into the net. Jose Sa looked quite helpless at the sudden strike.

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Salah And Mane Took Liverpool To The UEFA Champions League Quarter-Finals

Liverpool’s 2-0 victory during the round of 16 second leg over RB Leipzig on Wednesday paved its way UEFA Champions League quarter-finals. But it wasn’t a smooth advance as RB Leipzig looked more dominant till the 70th minute of the game.

Goalless first half

RB Leipzig was successful in warding off the relentless press of The Reds but it couldn’t break Liverpool’s high defensive line. It failed in making any meaningful attack on The Reds despite keeping the possession of the ball for maximum time in the first half. Liverpool made a comeback into the third-quarter of the first half but the opportunities were missed due to lack of finishing. So, both the teams failed to get any breakthrough in the first half.

RB Leipzig changed its strategy in the second half

RB Leipzig brough attacker Alexander Sortloth into the game in the second half. He was replaced midfielder Kevin Kampl. It also made minor … Read the rest

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United Was All Praise For Crystal Palace After The Wednesday Draw

Manchester United finished second on 51 points from 27 games after the Wednesday match with Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. The match ended on a draw despite both the contestants getting plenty of opportunities to score goals. United is 14 points behind Manchester City that still has a derby game at hand. But Crystal Palace stands on the 13th with only 34 points.

United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer seemed most disappointed

It was a third successive 0-0 draw in all competitions for United. They failed miserably despite having their best striker Edison Cavani who missed the last four games due to a muscle injury.

Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said that it was disappointing. They were just a little bit off. He further said that if the team weren’t on spot, they won’t win games. Palace had always made hard for United.

United has just came into their form after winning Real Sociedad with 4-0 after a goalless Stalemate with Chelsea. But the Wednesday match again pushed the United into uncertainty. They lost the edge they are known for.

Manager Solskjaer accepted that Palace is a … Read the rest

Liverpool beat Sheffield United 2-0

Liverpool End Their Dry Season By Defeating Sheffield United With 2-0

Liverpool defeated the last-placed Sheffield United with 2-0 on Sunday. But there is little to triumph for The Reds already had a miserable run of four defeats in February. Also, the defending barely managed the Sunday match that includes an own-goal by Sheffield’s Kean Bryan.

What are the chances of defending champions in Premier League 2021?

The Reds have almost lost their chances to the championship this season. The Sunday win with 2-0 could do little for the defending champions that need more time to come out from the shock of losing crucial matches to Everton, Manchester City and Leicester. But manager Jürgen Klopp looked hopeful about Liverpool’s prospects.

What did Jürgen Klopp say about Liverpool’s win?

Liverpool beat Sheffield United 2-0

A jubilant Jürgen Klopp said that Liverpool should have scored three times before they scored two goals. He further said that the finishing was good and that he knew that the team needed improvement for the upcoming fixtures.

Was Jürgen Klopp right in his assessment of his team’s ability to score three times?

Liverpool missed many opportunities in the first half but it was Sheffield goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale … Read the rest