Category: Sports

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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

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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

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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

Ritika-Phogat-suicide

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

Real-Madrid-vs-Atalanta

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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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.

Since the remaining … Read the rest