Friday , 20 May 2022

La Liga

Barcelona snatched victory from Levante

As part of the 31st round of the Spanish Primera 2021/2022 season, Levante hosted Barcelona. The guests won 3:2. The score was opened at the beginning of the second half. In the 52nd minute, midfielder Jose Luis Morales scored a penalty against the Catalans. In the 56th minute, the referee put another 11-meter shot into the goal of Barca. Striker Roger Marty approached the “point”, who failed to score. In the 59th minute, the score was equalized by Barca striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, assisted by Ousmane Dembele. Then, in the 63rd minute, the midfielder of the blue-garnet Pedri led his team forward, …

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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 …

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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 …

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Projectile carriers: the best assistants of the top leagues in the current season

The performance of the strikers is discussed every season. They are often the leading contenders for the Golden Ball, Golden Boot and other prestigious awards. At the same time, people who help them achieve high-performance indicators fade into the background. We will pay due to attention to them now. Next, let’s take a closer look at the best assistants from the top leagues in the current season. Premier League The best assistants of the current Premier League season are Liverpool players. This list is headed by defender Trent Alexander-Arnold, who has ten assists. Next to him is Mohamed Salah, who …

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Real Madrid and Sevilla locked in LaLiga title battle

Considering the fact both Atletico Madrid and Barcelona are way off the pace, only Sevilla have any realistic possibility of mounting any serious LaLiga challenge, due to Real Madrid maintaining their cushion of points at the top of the table. Both teams remain comfortably ahead of their nearest rivals. Despite being one of the title favourites heading into the 2021–22 campaign, reigning LaLiga champions Atletico Madrid have struggled, unable to match the form which won them the title last season. The side led by Diego Simeone has looked uncharacteristically fragile at the back, conceding 26 goals in 21 games, whilst …

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Barcelona has received the most significant sponsorship offer in the history of football

Barcelona is going through a difficult moment in sporting and financial terms, but the club brand attracts solid sponsorship offers. In six months, the Catalans’ contracts with Rakuten and Beko expire. Still, there are several proposals on the table of the President of Barca, Joan Laporta, which may become the largest in the football industry. Barcelona can conclude the largest sponsorship contract in the history of football. According to Diario Sport, an unnamed company is ready to pay 80 million euros for placing the logo on the front of the T‑shirt, sleeves and training uniforms of Catalans. If the parties …

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Real Madrid CF - LaLiga

Real Madrid confidently beat Atletico in the derby

Carlo Ancelotti rarely shackles the stars from the attack. Real Madrid’s front line thanked the coach for his free approach in the Madrid derby. Atletico has prepared a more thoughtful tactic. Diego Simeone has achieved success in the middle block and high pressure. The opponent won thanks to the leaders and transitional phases. Before the first goal, Atletico defended in the middle block. Simeone’s team was built according to the 4–4‑2 scheme and limited Real Madrid’s positional attacks. During the opening 15 minutes, Carlo Ancelotti’s players never hit the goal and gave out only one action in someone else’s penalty …

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Xavi agreed to head Barcelona instead of Koeman

Barcelona has finally fulfilled the dream of all Catalans and fired Ronald Koeman from the head coach of the club. The Dutchman’s resignation was led by the second consecutive defeat by a team from Madrid in four days – this time from Rayo Vallecano. Koeman leaves Blaugrana in 9th place in La Liga, 6 points behind Real Madrid, Betis, Sevilla and Sociedad. A small consolation is an available game in stock. Unfortunately, things are a little worse in the Champions League: two defeats from Bayern and Benfica with a total score of 0:6, a minimal home victory over Dynamo Kyiv (1:0) …

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President Ronaldo: From Segunda to the Super League

Being the owner of a football club is not so easy. Here is Ronaldo Luis Nazario di Lima sitting in the stands of Jose Sorrilla and watching the game of Valladolid, which he purchased for 30 million euros two and a half years ago. It shows that old habits have not gone away. No longer a football player, Ronaldo now wears a jacket, not T‑shirt. “The results depend on who is on the field and who is coaching. Hence the source of all my suffering. I’m still not used to not running out on the lawn to resolve everything. But this …

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FC Barcelona - 2020–21 La Liga

Koeman’s future is becoming increasingly hazy. Barcelona lost points in La Liga again

The pressure on the head coach of Barcelona Ronald Koeman continues to grow — his team played in an annoying zero draw against the modest Cadiz. The red card of Frank de Jong led to the fact that the guests were forced to play ten times in the last 25 minutes. And Koeman was sent off in the previous minutes for arguing with the referee. Barcelona has only two wins in their opening five league matches, and talk about Koeman’s future is becoming more active. Memphis Depay was the closest to a goal in the match for Barca, but he …

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Benzema set a record of performance in the XXI century

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema set a performance record after the opening six rounds. In six games of the Spanish championship season, the Frenchman recorded eight goals and made seven assists. According to Opta Sports, this is a record of performance after the first six matches in the top 5 European leagues in the XXI century. In yesterday’s match with Mallorca (6:1), Karim scored two goals and two assists. In this match, he scored his 200th goal in La Liga. Real Madrid scored 16 points and led the Example. “Mallorca” takes 10th place, having scored 8 points. The 33-year-old French forward …

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Perez does not plan to dismiss Zidane. The coach himself can only decide to leave

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has no plans to fire head coach Zinedine Zidane. The decision to leave can be made by the specialist himself, writes journalist Fabrizio Romano on Twitter. Real Madrid is working on inviting a new coach in case Zidane officially decides to leave. Former Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has been named a priority option for the Madrid club. The Italian is waiting for the Madrid offer. Raoul’s name also appears. Last week, Allegri met with representatives of the Spaniards and agreed to take on the job if necessary. Since March, he has been in direct contact with …

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Football legends: Ronaldo

He the best forward of his era and one of the best in the history of football. And many generally consider him the best player of all time. The opinion is controversial, but it also has the right to exist. In this article, we will take a detailed look at Ronaldo’s club career. Ronaldo was born in Rio de Janeiro, the third child in a poor Brazilian family. However, poverty also has its criteria – the family of Nelio and Sonia Nazario never lived in the favelas. I also worked in a telephone company. It was primarily thanks to him …

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Karim Benzema - Real Madrid C.F.

Nine years in the shadows. Why did Benzema start to be appreciated only now?

Real Madrid is in a difficult situation right now. It just so happens that the fate of a potential championship hangs in the balance, and the saviour was not a young talent, but the same Karim Benzema — a man who was written off so many times that there is no point in even counting. Now it is no exaggeration to say that both the club and its coach’s future depends on him. “It will be Benzema,” Zidane said shortly when asked who will be a crucial player in the “cream” attack next year. Not Holand, not Ronaldo, not Mbappe. Benzema. …

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Lucas Vazquez, real Madrid

Lucas Vazquez Is Set To Leave Real Madrid

Lucas Vazquez seems to go through difficult times right now. The Spaniard has claimed that he is really happy at Real Madrid, but everything can change in the nearest future. He has remained coy when asked whether he will sign a new deal with Los Blancos. After spending 13 years at the Santiago Bernabéu, the 29-year-old player’s future is unclear. He will become a free agent at the end of the campaign with several options available. Vazquez started his junior career at Real Madrid and managed to emerge into the first team through a loan with Espanyol. After returning to …

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Barcelona, Benfica, Jean-Clair Todibo

Jean-Clair Todibo Is Set To Return To Barcelona

Barcelona is plotting a return for Jean-Clair Todibo, who is currently on loan at Benfica, according to reports. The Catalan giants have been hit by injuries in the 2020–21 season. This has made head coach Ronald Koeman run out of options for his defensive line. All four key center-backs are now sidelined with Gerard Pique not available for several months. The situation has already triggered rumors the La Liga side will eye new candidates in January to bolster their squad. However, lack of funds is a real problem. It is said that Jean-Clair Todibo could be coming back to Barca …

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