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Germany Won Its First World Cup Qualifying Match With Iceland By 3-0

In an outstanding start to FIFFA World Cup Qualifiers, Germany won its first match with Iceland with 3-0 goals. It was the first match of Germany in 2021 and they made their mark at the beginning of the year. Germans will now play with Romania on March 29.

What does this victory mean for Joachim Low?

Joachim Low has announced that he would step down as head coach of Germany after summer’s Euros and as head coach, he had overseen 189 matches including 31 matches across three World Cup qualifying campaigns. And Germany wanted to give a memorable farewell to their world cup winning coach.

How the three goals were scored?

The first goal was quick within three minutes into the game when Joshua Kimmich jumped the ball over the Iceland defense to Serge Gnabry who played it back for Goretzka to score the first goal.

Kimmich again chipped in to pass the ball to Leroy Sane who was down the left and a fine shot by Sane was turned into the second goal in the seventh minute by Kai Havertz.

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See MS Dhoni Unveiling Chennai Super Kings New Yellow Jersey Ahead Of Season

Chennai Super Kings will play their first match on 10 April 2021 in yellow jersey just revealed by their skipper MS Dhoni. A video of MS Dhoni unpacking and unveiling the new jersey in yellow is posted by CSK on social media.

How does this new jersey look?

MS Dhoni will don a new yellow jersey during the 14th edition of the Indian Premier League starting April 9. But CSK will play its first match on April 10 with Delhi Capitals in Mumbai. MS Dhoni unveiled the new jersey for his team ahead of the IPL 2021 season. It is in shining yellow color with green touch on the shoulders and CSK badging on top of the left side. The front of the jersey is designed by Myntra sticker.

How will new jersey impact the CSK team?

The three-time champions finished the last IPL season 2020 at sixth-position, but this time they aim to better their performance and the change of jersey is the first step towards that direction. Also, the team is bolstered by the inclusion of Suresh Raina.

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Portugal Beats Azerbaijan 1-0 With Secret Hand From Azerbaijan

It was a rusty display of football by Portugal while playing their World Cup qualifier at home with Azerbaijan. Though they kept possession of the ball for maximum time and attempted a series of attacks, but couldn’t succeed. And the only goal they scored was due to the fault of Azerbaijan.

How did Portugal get its goal?

It came in the 37th minute when Maksim Medvedev entered to end a deadlock their goalkeeper was in and accidentally sent the ball into their own goal. The goalkeeper Shahrudin Mahammadaliyev who was stuck in the deadlock couldn’t even imagine in his dreams that their player will make this mistake.

How many opportunities did Portugal miss?

Portugal team made a total of 29 attempts at goal and out of which 14 shots hit the target but none resulted in a goal. Even their star player that is an all-time scorer Cristiano Ronaldo looked frustrated in the evening. He had eight attempts to the goal but none converted into a goal. In one attempt, he went closest to the goal during a late free-kick but Mahammadaliyev tripped that shot. … Read the rest

Real Sociedad vs Barcelona 1-6: See How The Seven Goals Were Scored

It was a thrilling performance by Barcelona that was playing under the Anoeta curse but it looked that the curse turned into a blessing for the Barca who scored 6 goals against 1 by Real Sociedad. 

The First Goal….

Barca got a breakthrough after an extended period of pressure from the host. In the 35th minute, Antoine Griezmann picked a rebound shot by Ousmane Dembélé saved a great shot by Jordi Alba but Antoine Griezmann to score the first goal of the match.

The Second Goal….

The match was in the 43rd minute when Lionel Messi played a perfect ball to Sergiño Dest who lost no time in scoring the second goal of the match.

The Third Goal….

In the 53rd minute, Jordi Alba gave a hurried shot to Dest to allow the American to score his second and the third goal for Barca.

The Fourth Goal….

In the 56th minute, Lionel Messi picked the ball from Busquets and shot it into the goalpost for his first and the fourth goal for Barca.

Goal Disallowed….

Ousmane Dembélé played a nice … Read the rest

Mislav Orsic Of Dinamo Zagreb Beat Tottenham Hotspur With 3-0 Hat Trick

Mislav Orsic shattered all hopes of Tottenham Hotspur of reaching the quarterfinals by striking a hat-trick on the Thursday match. Dinamo Zagreb won the match by 3-0 leaving the Spurs surprised at their ouster.

Where was Tottenham Hotspur standing in the league?

Jose Mourinho’s team had a 2-0 advantage from the first leg when they entered the second leg of the Europa League and were hoping to reach the quarterfinals. But Dinamo Zagreb proved to be a tough nut to crack despite the controversy surrounding their coach Zoran Mamic.

The first half of the match was tepid

There was no progress in the first 45 minutes of the game as the Spurs looked listless. Both the teams retired to their respective dressing rooms at the end of the first half. But there was some action on the part of the host in the second half. The Spurs found it difficult to check Mislav Orsic who scored three goals to give Dinamo Zagreb a clear lead over Tottenham Hotspur.

Was Mislav Orsic the real hero of the match?

Mislav Orsic told reporters that he thought that … Read the rest

Wrestler And Cousin Of Famous Phogat Sisters, Ritika Phogat Loses Wrestling Final And Her Life

Wrestler Ritika Phogat committed suicide after losing the final match of a state-level wrestling tournament on Wednesday. 17-year-old Ritika Phogat was part of the famous Phogat family who shot to fame after Amir Khan’s movie Dangal.

How was Ritika Phogat related to Phogat family?

A resident of Jaitpur village in Rajasthan’s Jhunjhunu, Ritika Phogat was the cousin sister of famous Phogat sisters – Geeta and Babita. They are daughters of Mahavir Singh Phogat, an amateur wrestler and Dronacharya Awardee.

Wrestler Geeta won first-ever gold medal for India in the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Also, she was the first woman wrestler to qualify for the 2012 Olympics in London.

Wrestler Babita has won one gold medal (2014 Commonwealth Games), one silver (2010 Commonwealth Games), and one bronze (2012 World Wrestling Championships).

Ritika Phogat had been taking training under Mahavir Singh Phogat at the Mahavir Phogat Sports Academy in Haryana for over five years. She was playing in the state-level sub-junior, junior women, and men wrestling tournament in Bharatpur.

She lost her final match on March 14 by 1 point but couldn’t bear the disappointment and allegedly committed … Read the rest