Spain defeated the Czech Republic, maintaining La Roja's unbeaten record in UEFA Nations League Group A2 and advancing them to the top of the group. Spain took over first place in the group by a point, profiting from Portugal's loss in Switzerland, and moved four points ahead of Silhavy's third-placed team. Spain has won 18 consecutive games and 15 of their past 16 UEFA Nations League games.
Denmark defeated Austria 2-1 in the UEFA Nations League in Austria on June 6, making it two wins in a row. With six minutes remaining, Jens Stryger curled a long-range shot past Patrick Pentz to put Denmark three points ahead of their opponents at the top of Group A1. Denmark has won 12 of its previous 15 international games while losing the other three.
Italy has started its UEFA EURO 2020 journey with a win, as it defeated Turkey by 3-0 in the opening match. Interestingly, all three goals were netted in the second half. The match was played at Rome's Stadio Olimpico, with the stadium accommodating 25% spectators of its total capacity. Notably, after failing to qualify for the FIFA World Cup 2018, the Euro 2020 is Italy’s… read-more
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Six Premier League teams including Manchester United and Liverpool have joined the newly created 'European Super League'. The league consisting of 20 participating clubs includes the elite teams from La Liga, Serie A and Premier league. Receiving criticism from PM Boris Johnson, FIFA and European Club Association over creation of breakaway league, UEFA insisted on banning players from European competitions. Reportedly, the move may prove… read-more
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FIFA has officially confirmed that its president Gianni Infantino has tested positive for COVID-19. Reportedly, the 50-year-old has been showing mild symptoms and will remain under self-isolation for over 10 days. The football governing body has requested all the people, who came in contact with Infantino since past few days, to take the preventive measures. The spread of COVID-19 has witnessed a sudden spike in Switzerland.
Cristiano Ronaldo who had missed UEFA Nations League game with Sweden owing to his COVID positive report, will further miss Juventus's pivotal UEFA Champions League match against Barcelona. The decision came in after he tested positive for COVID, a second time. The 35-year-old had initially tested positive on October 13 while on International Duty with Portugal. However, he is asymptomatic and is currently under isolation.
Manchester United outshone French football club PSG to secure a 2-1 win in their group-stage Champions League encounter. It marked PSG's first home defeat in the league in 16 years. Bruno Fernandes netted the first goal for United in the 23rd minute through a penalty. Interestingly, PSG got lucky with United's… read-more
Football club Barcelona thrashed Hungarian FC Ferencvaros by 5-1 to kickstart their Champions League campaign. Barca forward Lionel Messi scored the first goal of the match in the 27th minute via penalty. Fati, Coutinho, Pedri, and Dembele were the other goal-scorers for Barcelona. Midfielder Ihor Kharatin, scored… read-more
Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski on September 2 was entitled UEFA's Men's player of the year. The Polish star put up a great performance this season, leading Bayern to win 3 trophies. Bayern Munich won the Bundesliga, UEFA Super Cup, and the German Cup, wherein the striker netted 55 goals. "It's an amazing feeling because you work so hard, so this trophy is something special," said Lewandowski.
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French Football Club PSG defeated German Football Club RB Leipzig 3-0. Maintaining a clean sheet, PSG reached champions league finals for the first time. Marquinhos, Angel Di Maria and Juan Bernat Velasco all managed to score goals in the 13th, 42nd and 56th minutes of the match respectively. PSG will now… read-more