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Man City Sends Brentford Close To Relegation Zone With 2-0 Win

Manchester City’s 2-0 win over Brentford in Premier League gave them a whopping 12 points lead over the closest rival Liverpool. The Wednesday match played at the Etihad Stadium saw a jubilant Man City enjoying an easy win over the out-of-form side of Thomas Frank.

Highlights Of The Match:

• Brentford comfortably blunt the relentless league leaders
• Foul by Mads Roerslev turned into a soft penalty for Man City
• Riyad Mahrez converted the penalty into a goal for Man City
• Mahrez has scored in seven straight games for Man City
• A poor clearance by Brentford’s goalkeeper turned into a second goal by Man City
• It was Man City’s unbeaten run to 14 league games
• It was the fifth successive defeat for Brentford

Goals Scored:

The first goal came in the 40th minute – Riyad Mahrez shot the penalty into a goal

The second goal came in the 69th minute – Kevin De Bruyne fired the shot

Where Does Brentford Stand On Premier League After This Defeat?

Manchester City’s win over Brentford

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2022 Olympics: Catch The Action Live On NBCUniversal

• The 2022 Olympics begin in Beijing defying the pandemic induced lockdown and diplomatic tensions
• The games feature 109 sporting events
• Seven new sporting events are introduced
• The event will keep going for more than two weeks

Nothing including the ongoing pandemic and diplomatic tensions could deter China from holding the 2022 Olympics beginning this Friday. The games will run well over two weeks and world-renowned sportspersons are expected to participate in the biggest festival of sports.

2022 Olympics Opening Ceremony

The opening ceremony will be held at 7 a.m. ET in Beijing’s National Stadium and includes speeches by prominent personalities, artistic spectacles, and performances. But the biggest highlight of the event would be the parade by athletes from the participating country.

2022 Olympics Opening Ceremony

NBCUniversal will stream the live coverage of the opening ceremony of the grand event on NBC and Peacock starting at 6:30 a.m. ET. Also, there will be an “enhanced primetime presentation” with a special focus on Team USA beginning 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET.

For live coverage, you can visit NPR’s opening ceremony live blog on NPR.org. Also, you … Read the rest

Highlights Of The England VS Czech Republic UEFA Euro 2020 Match

England reached the Group D of UEFA Euro 2020 Football after defeating the Czech Republic with 1-0. But both the teams are already through the Round of 16 by default and both have 4 points each. And now the focus is to attain the top place in Group D.

The only goal came in the 12th minute….

The winger and attacking midfielder, Raheem Sterling, got an early lead for England when he drove the ball through the nets. He headed a cross from fellow winger Jack Grealish into the goal. And England maintained the lead till the end to win the match 1-0.

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Euro 2020: Gareth Southgate Was All Praise For Scotland For The Draw Against England

The Friday match at Wembley between England and Scotland drew no results and both the teams had to satisfy with a 0-0 draw. While Scotland was happy with its performance, the English team and especially their manager were the most disappointed at the results.

Gareth Southgate gave a strong reaction soon after the match….

It was a frustrating night said Southgate, manager of the English football team. He stressed that they knew they could play better. Also, he admitted that Scotland should be given credit for the game as they defended the English attack valiantly and played well. But he uses strong words for his team. He said that they didn’t do enough to win the game. And that it was a disappointment for their supporters especially.

Where had Harry Kane been throughout the game….

Harry Kane lacked the spirit and the edge needed to puncture the defense of Scotland. England dominated possession but it was Scotland that had more shots on goal and some of the shots were close to turning into goals.

Jordan Pickford saved a clear shot at the goal by Stephen … Read the rest

Weather Bowls Out India And New Zealand In WTC Final

The first ICC Test Championship final (WTC Final) will be played under the shadow of dark clouds in Southampton, England on Friday. The match will be played between India and New Zealand from 18th to 22nd June and 23rd June is kept as a reserve day, if the match is delayed or halted due to any reason.

Dark clouds over WTC Final

It is raining in Southampton and the Met department has warned that the rain could continue till Sunday. Rain and thunderstorm have made the weather cool and pleasant but it has also spoiled the cricket mood. Fans are waiting for the match to start and their wait is becoming longer and longer. Also, there seems no respite from the rain.

The fate of WTC Final

If the met department is to be believed, the rain will continue for a large of the match that is for three days. In this situation, the entire match could be washed out as none of the teams will be able to bowl the required number of overs. And the match could head towards a draw. But there … Read the rest

Trouble Brewing For Brooklyn Nets As Kyrie Irving Walks Out Injured After James Harden

Brooklyn Nets are left with only one player they can count on after the star player Kyrie Irving was injured out for the rest of the season. It is to be noted that Nets have already lost another star player James Harden due to his hamstring troubles.

Who is the star player of Brooklyn Nets for the remaining season?

Kevin Duran will have to take the lead to win matches for his team. He is the only star player left in the team as Irving and Harden are out due to injuries. But Duran will need a strong companion to face formidable competitors like Giannis Antetokounmpo of Milwaukee Bucks.

Brooklyn Nets can try making the loss of two big players with Bruce Brown, Landry Shamet, and Tyler Johnson, but none of these players could play like Irving. Finally, Nets would have to focus on Duran and encourage him to give his best.

What is the performance of Kevin Duran?

Kevin Duran is a great player and this is evident from his performance so far. Duran got a 3-0 lead for Brooklyn Nets in matches where … Read the rest