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Andrei Stasialovich

April, 2022

  • 5 April

    Champions League: two favourites and one dark top horse

    Eight clubs begin a showdown in the quarterfinals of the playoffs. The first meetings between Manchester City and Atletico Madrid, Benfica and Liverpool will start the fight for tickets to the semifinals on Tuesday, April 5. On Wednesday, the 6th, Villarreal with Bayern Munich and Chelsea with Real Madrid will find out their relationship. Repeated meetings of the clubs are scheduled for April 12–13. We have identified two obvious, in our opinion, favourites out of the eight clubs remaining in the draw and noted one club that can present a gift. The first favourite is Liverpool We should immediately note that …

  • 5 April

    Milan failed to beat Bologna in the home match of Serie A

    In the match of the 31st round of the Italian Serie A of the 2021/2022 season, Milan hosted Bologna. The match was held at the San Siro Stadium in Milan and ended in a 0:0 draw. In the 40th minute of the match, the Dutch defender of Bologna, Mitchell Dikes, received a yellow card. At the compensation time of the meeting, Riccardo Orsolini, the striker of the guests, received another warning. Milan scored 67 points and ranks first in the Italian Serie A season-2021/2022. Bologna (34) is in 12th place. The three leaders of the competition also include Napoli (66) and …

  • 4 April

    Crystal Palace sensationally defeated Arsenal

    On April 4, as part of the 31st round of the English Premier League, Crystal Palace met Arsenal at Selhurst Park Stadium in London. Unfortunately, the meeting ended with the hosts’ victory with a crushing score of 3:0. Jean-Philippe Mateta scored the match’s first goal from Joakim Andersen’s pass. The second goal of the Eagles also happened after Dane’s assist: Jordan Ayew scored. Then, in the 74th minute, Crystal Palace got the right to a penalty kick, which Wilfried Zaha converted. “Crystal Palace” scored 37 points in 30 matches and reached the intermediate ninth place in the standings of the …

  • 4 April

    Manchester United drew with Leicester in the match of the 31st round of the Premier League

    Manchester United hosted Leicester City at the Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester as part of the 31st round of the English Premier League. The teams drew 1:1. The score was opened in the second half. In the 63rd minute, the Foxes striker Kelechi Iheanacho scored. James Maddison assisted him. Three minutes later, the midfielder of “MU” Fred scored the return goal. The meeting was served by a team of referees headed by Andre Marriner. He was assisted by assistants Darren Cann and Ian Hassin. The reserve referee is Martin Atkinson. After 30 rounds played, Manchester United is in 6th place …

  • 4 April

    This will never happen! Five events that will not occur in world football

    The unpredictability of football is an okay–known fact that there is absolutely no reason to question. You can find thousands of cases when the favourites of individual matches are lost to the seediest outsiders. History knows more memorable sensations that took place in the most significant tournaments. But now it’s not about them. Therefore, we will not brush off the dust of history from them and extract the white light – let them remain in the historical annals. We want to talk about something that will never happen in football under any circumstances. They identified not the most fantastic events …

  • 4 April

    Barcelona beat Sevilla thanks to Pedri’s goal and moved up to second place

    Barcelona prevailed over Sevilla on its field in one of the critical matches of the 30th round of the Spanish Football Championship. The meeting was held at the Nou Camp stadium in Barcelona. The confrontation ended with a score of 1:0 in favour of the Catalans. Thus, the team from the capital of Catalonia extended the winless streak in the tournament to 14 meetings (ten wins, four draws). Sevilla also approached the game with an impressive series without defeats, measured by 15 matches (seven wins, eight draws). But the team of Julen Lopetegui could not stop the “blue-garnet”. Pedri scored the …

March, 2022

  • 30 March

    Poland beat Sweden and advanced to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar

    On March 29, at the stadium “Shlensk” in Chorzow (Poland), the national teams of Poland and Sweden met in the final match as part of the selection for the 2022 World Cup. But, unfortunately, the hosts won 2:0. In the 49th minute, striker Robert Lewandowski scored a penalty against the Swedish national team. In the 72nd minute, the advantage of the Polish national team was doubled by midfielder Piotr Zelinski. Thus, the Polish national team entered the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, and the Swedish national team will miss the tournament. Recall that in the group qualifying stage for the …

  • 23 March

    Barcelona won the match against Real Madrid for the first time since 2019

    Barcelona managed to win a match against Real Madrid for the first time in three years. Recall that in the match of the 29th round of the Spanish championship, Barcelona defeated Real Madrid. The match was held at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in Madrid and ended with a 4:0 victory for the Catalan club. This is the first victory of the Catalan club over Real Madrid since March 2, 2019. After that, Real Madrid beat Barcelona five times, and one meeting ended in a draw. After 29 rounds, Real Madrid leads the standings of the Spanish Championship of the 2021/2022 season. The …

  • 18 March

    Rooney also lights up as a coach. Now he is saving a bankrupt club from relegation

    More than a year has passed since Wayne Rooney’s coaching career. Even though he is younger than his former attacking partner Cristiano Ronaldo, Rooney is already working at Derby as a head coach. At the same time, the experience there is more than just the first experience of a legendary player in a new status. Rooney is close to a historic success at the start of his coaching career. In 2019, Wayne signed a contract with Derby as both a player and a playing coach. However, the club needed him much more on the field for a long time. In …

  • 18 March

    Results of the draw for the 1/4 finals of the Champions League season-2021/2022

    Today, on March 18, in Nyon (Switzerland), the draw for the 1/4 final of the UEFA Champions League of the 2021/2022 season took place. Draw results: Chelsea (England) — Real Madrid (Spain);Manchester City (England) — Atletico Madrid (Spain);Villarreal (Spain) — Bayern Munich (Germany);Benfica (Portugal) — Liverpool (England). The teams listed in pairs first will become the hosts of the first match The draw for the semi-final bracket was also held. The Manchester City — Atletico pair winner will play with the winner of the Chelsea — Real Madrid pair.The Villarreal — Bayern pair winner will play with the winner of the Benfica — …

  • 17 March

    All the quarterfinalists of the Champions League have been determined

    All the teams that will compete in the quarter-finals of the Champions League have been determined. They became: Bayern Munich, Manchester City, Benfica, Chelsea, Atletico, Villarreal, Liverpool and Real Madrid. The draw for the quarter-finals and semi-finals of the Champions League will be held in Nyon on March 18. The first quarter-final matches will be played on April 5 and 6. The return matches are scheduled for April 12 and 13. The decisive match of the Champions League of the 2021/2022 season will be held on May 28 at the Stade de France arena in Saint-Denis. Initially, the tournament’s final game …

  • 16 March

    Villarreal defeated Juventus on the road and reached the 1/4 finals of the Champions League

    On the night of March 16–17, Moscow Time, at the Allianz — Juventus Stadium in Turin (Italy), Juventus hosted Villarreal in the 1/8 finals of the UEFA Champions League. Unfortunately, the guests won 3:0. The score was opened in the second half. In the 78th minute, the Yellow Submarine forward Gerard Moreno scored a penalty against Juventus. In the 85th minute, defender Pau Torres doubled Villarreal’s advantage. In the time added to the second half, Arno Groeneveld scored from an 11-meter shot. The game was served by a Polish team of referees led by Szymon Marciniak. He was assisted by …

  • 16 March

    Benfica minimally beat Ajax and reached the 1/4 finals of the Champions League

    On March 16, the second leg of the 1/8 final of the UEFA Champions League of the 2021/2022 season was held between Ajax and Benfica. The game was held at the Johan Kruiff Arena in Amsterdam (Netherlands). The confrontation ended with a 1:0 in favour of Benfica. The Portuguese opened the scoring in the game in the 77th minute. Darwin Nunez distinguished himself. Grimaldo executed a free-kick, the ball fell to Nunez, who, with his head in a jump from the goalie’s line, hammered the ball under the crossbar. It was Benfica’s first shot on target for the match. In its …

  • 15 March

    Atletico knocked Manchester United out of the Champions League and reached the 1/4 finals of the tournament

    In the second leg of the 1/8 finals of the UEFA Champions League, Manchester United hosted Atletico. The meeting was held at the Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester (England) and ended with a 1:0 victory for the Spanish team. In the 41st minute of the match, the only goal was scored by Atletico defender Renan Lodi. The striker of the Spanish team, Joao Felix, made a pass with his heel to the right edge of the penalty area, from where Atletico forward Antoine Griezmann executed a canopy to the far corner of the goalkeeper and Lodi’s headshot under the post. The …

  • 15 March

    On March 15, Ajax hosts Benfica in the second leg of the 1/8 final of the Champions League

    Benfica head coach Nelson Verissimo shared his expectations from the second leg of the 1/8 Champions League final with Ajax. “We have to play at a high level to overcome such a difficult obstacle as Ajax. But we believe we can beat Ajax. I already said this before the first game, which probably many did not believe. Ajax will have a difficult time with us. We also have a difficult game ahead of us,” the UEFA press service quotes the coach. The head coach of Ajax Amsterdam, Eric ten Hag, expressed his opinion about the return game of the 1/8 Champions League …

  • 14 March

    RB Leipzig defeated Bundesliga outsider Groiter Fürth with a score of 6:1

    On March 13, at the Ronhof Thomas Sommer Stadium in Fürth, as part of the 26th round of the German Bundesliga season-2021/2022, Groiter Fürth hosted RB Leipzig. The guests won — 6:1. In the 4th minute, the home midfielder Jamie Leveling opened the score. Then, in the 17th minute, Bulls striker Andre Silva scored a return goal, he was assisted by Angelinho. In the 32nd minute, after Christopher Nkunku’s pass, Leipzig midfielder Emil Forsberg put his team ahead. Two minutes later, midfielder Konrad Limer doubled the advantage of the Leipzig team, Nkunku made an assist. In the 45th minute, defender …