Tuesday , 29 November 2022

Premier League

Antony Gamble Paying Off for Manchester United

Many eyebrows were raised when Manchester United signed striker Antony towards the end of the summer transfer window. The Brazilian international forward had shown promise in his time with Ajax, but was he really worth a reported transfer fee of £82 million? Very few players have been able to replicate their Eredivisie form in the English Premier League, but early signs have been promising. At that size of fee, it has to be said that Antony represented a gamble but it’s one that appears to be paying off. Making the Transition Former Manchester United player Ruud van Nistelrooy is one …

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Cristiano Ronaldo may leave the “MU” in the summer

Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo may leave the team in the summer. This is what some club leaders want. According to the Daily Mail, some managers of the Red Devils want the Portuguese to leave the club during the summer transfer window. However, it is noted that the co-owner will make the final decision in this matter of “MU” Joel Glazer and the board of directors of the club. Cristiano Ronaldo has been playing for Manchester United since August 2021, when he moved from Juventus for € 15 million. The player’s contract with the club is valid until June 30, 2023. …

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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 …

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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 …

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Chelsea beat Newcastle thanks to Havertz’s goal in the 89th minute

On March 13, at Stamford Bridge Stadium in London, Chelsea hosted Newcastle United as part of the 29th round of the English Premier League season-2021/2022. The hosts won 1:0. The only goal was scored at the end of the match. Midfielder Kai Havertz scored in the 89th minute, assisted by Jorginho. The meeting was served by a team of arbitrators led by David Kut. He was assisted by assistants Ian Hassin and Nicholas Hopton. Michael Salisbury was the backup referee. London Chelsea scored 59 points in 28 matches and takes 3rd place in the English Premier League season-2021/2022. Newcastle United …

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Cristiano Ronaldo became the best scorer in the history of football

Manchester United’s Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo has become the top scorer in the history of world football, the club’s press service reports. Ronaldo scored a hat-trick in the match against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday and brought his team a victory with a score of 3:2. The Portuguese scored in the 12th, 38th and 82nd minutes. Although Harry Kane scored from the penalty spot for the visitors (35), another ball was cut into his own goal by the captain of the MU, Harry Maguire (72). The 37-year-old Ronaldo scored 807 goals at club level, and for the national team, he beat …

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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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Manchester City defeated Manchester United in the derby

On March 6, Manchester City hosted Manchester United at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester as part of the 28th round of the English Premier League season-2021/2022. The hosts won — 4:1. In the 5th minute, the score was opened by the midfielder of the “citizens” Kevin De Bruyne, who Bernardo Silva assisted. Then, in the 22nd minute, the striker of “MU” Jaydon Sancho scored, Paul Pogba gave an assist. In the 28th minute, De Bruyne scored an effective shot. Then, in the 69th minute, MS striker Riyad Marez scored a goal, and De Bruyne scored an assist. In the time …

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How Paul Pogba became another Ralph Rangnick Headache at Manchester United

It is simply impossible to ignore the recent performances of the French midfielder. But, unfortunately, this season is by no means the most successful in French midfielder Paul Pogba. In the summer, he may leave Manchester United, where he returned from Juventus in 2016 for 105 million euros. Still, he never found the harmony he experienced in the Italian Serie A. Moreover, in the 2021/22 season, Pogba’s hamstring problems worsened again, which is why the venerable Frenchman had to miss the game segment from November 10, 2021, to February 3, 2022. At the moment when Pogba was once again in the …

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The Premier League has tightened the rules for postponing matches during the coronavirus pandemic

The English Premier Football League leadership has tightened the rules for postponing matches against the background of the COVID-19 pandemic, the official website of the league reports. According to the innovations, the clubs of the English championship can apply for a postponement of the match if there are at least four confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the team. The clubs’ applications will be considered on an individual basis. The rules will come into force before the next match of the championship of England “Burnley” — “Watford” on February 5. As Sky Sports notes, the change is due to a series …

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Roy Hodgson took charge of Watford

According to the official website of the football club, Roy Hodgson has been appointed as the head coach of the English “Watford”. The terms of the agreement with the 74-year-old English specialist are not specified. Hodgson’s coaching staff included his assistant Ray Lewington, who coached Watford in 2002–2005. The new coaching staff will prepare the team for Saturday’s English Championship match with Burnley. Earlier, Italian Claudio Ranieri left the post of head coach of Watford. Hodgson coached the England national team from 2012 to 2016, which under his leadership played in the finals of Euro 2012, the 2014 World Cup …

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Manchester United fired Ole Gunnar Sulscher as head coach

Manchester United have officially announced their separation from head coach Ole Gunnar Sulscher. The decision is reported on the club’s website. “Ole will always be a Manchester United legend, and we made this difficult decision with regret. The last few weeks have been disappointing, but they should not overshadow all the work he has done over the past three years. Ole leaves with our sincere gratitude for his tireless efforts as a coach and with best wishes for the future. His place in the club’s history will always be hopeful because of his history as a player and as a great …

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Dani Alves has become a Barcelona player again

Dani Alves returned to Barcelona 5 years after leaving the club. Javi Hernandez has not yet played a single match as head coach of Barcelona, but he has already made a high-profile transfer — he returned 38-year-old Alves to the team. As a result, Dani will again play for the club where he spent the best years of his career and gained worldwide fame. In eight years at Barcelona, the Brazilian has won 23 trophies – a record in the history of the Catalan team. The defender is happy, posts touching photos on Instagram with captions about the legendary comeback …

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Steven Gerrard became the head coach of Aston Villa

Former Liverpool and England midfielder Steven Gerrard has become the head coach of Aston Villa. Before that, Gerrard worked as a coach at the Scottish Rangers. Aston Villa is a club with a rich history and traditions in English football, and I am immensely proud to become its new head coach. In my conversations with Nassef, Wes and the rest of the Board, it became apparent how ambitious their plans for the club are, and I look forward to helping them achieve their goals. I want to express my sincere gratitude to everyone connected with Rangers for allowing me to manage …

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Liverpool lost for the first time this season

Liverpool is the only one in the Premier League to have gone through the opening ten rounds without defeats. In addition, the Merseysiders remained undefeated in other competitions: by the 11th round of the Premier League, Jurgen Klopp’s team had gone 16 games without defeats in all tournaments. The win-win streak started in the last draw. In total, the Reds have played 26 matches without losses (18 wins, seven ties). A powerful series was interrupted by West Ham rushing to the Champions League. The Hammers forged a 3:2 victory and moved Liverpool into the top 4: the club from London …

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Ronaldo repeated Didier Drogba’s unique record

Cristiano Ronaldo became the oldest player in the Premier League who managed to make an assist and score. The Portuguese shared this achievement with Didier Drogba, who scored a goal + pass at the same age and even with the same team. Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo set several records in the match against Tottenham. The Portuguese became the oldest football player who managed to score and make an assist in one match. Cristiano did it at the age of 36 years and 267 days. The Portuguese repeated the record of former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba. The Ivorian was precisely the …

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