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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

No Spectators For Remaining Indian V/S England T20Is

Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) decided to hold the remaining T20Is between India and England behind closed doors in the wake of rising cases of COVID-19 in Ahmedabad. The decision was taken after a detailed consultation with the Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA).

When would the remaining matches be played?

It was a series of five T20Is between Indian and England. Out of these five matches, two have been played on Friday and Sunday and each team won a match. While the first two matches were played with audiences up to 50% of the capacity of stadiums, the remaining three matches on March 16, 18 and 20.

What is the reason for playing behind the doors?

BCCI held a detailed discussion with GCI and local health authorities before making a statement regarding hosting remaining matches behind the closed doors. The statement issued by BCCI reads that the cricket control board is committed to follow the regulations suggested to curb the spread of the pandemic. It also said that the cricket board keeps health of players, workers and spectators on the top.

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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

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

Team India Can’t Attend Jasprit Bumrah’s Marriage On 14-15 March In Goa

Indian pacer Jasprit Bumrah it going to tie the knot with a former model and sports anchor, Sanjana Ganeshan, on March 14 or 15 in Goa. But they have never been spotted together in the media. The only time they were seen together when Sanjana interviewed Bumrah in an award function of BCCI.

Bumrah withdrew his name from the fourth test against England

Gossips of Jasprit Bumrah marriage started coming to the fore when the pacer withdrew his name from the fourth and last test of the series against England despite doing well in the earlier match. But it wasn’t certain how the Indian pacer is marrying. Earlier his name was also associated with a south Indian actress Anupama Parameswaran.

Why Jasprit Bumrah’s name was associated with Anupama Parameswaran?

Anupama’s mother Sunita put a period on the gossips that her daughter who’s also a successful actress is going to marry Jasprit Bumrah. She also clarified the reason for which Anupama’s name associated with Bumrah. She said that people started gossiping of their relation when they both started following each-other on social media. But there’s no … Read the rest