Jose Mourinho to sleep like an angel after Tottenham win and watching La Liga match
After his side dispatched Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City with a 2-0 win, idiosyncratic Jose Mourinho has said he will watch the Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid game and then sleep like an angel.Goals from an on-target Heung-Min Son (fifth minute) and Giovani Lo Celso (65th minute) were beyond Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City to deal with and they slipped to defeat in north London with the result has sending Tottenham to the top of the Premier League, lending more credence and speculation to the talk that the side are serious contenders for the title this season, as Mourinho’s latest project seems...
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AC Milan sweating over Ibrahimovic after star striker leaves Napoli match with muscle injury
AC Milan’s 3-1 win over Napoli on Sunday was soured by a potential injury to leading marksman Zlatan Ibrahimovic.With 78 minutes of the Serie A encounter gone, the 39-year-old Swede went down clutching his left leg and had to be replaced.His club will now have to evaluate the severity of what appears to be a muscular problem.Speaking after the game Daniele Bonera – who was filling in for Stefano Pioli, who has Covid-19 – expressed his hope that the injury wouldn't be a severe one.Goal 50 Revealed: The best 50 players in the world“We don’t have much information right now, it looks like a muscul...
Figo, Seedorf, Puyol light up friendly for Dubai Fitness Challenge
Dubai: Some of international football’s biggest stars came together in Dubai this weekend for a friendly match that took place on the pitches at Dubai Sports World, inside the air-conditioned halls of Dubai World Trade Centre as part of the Dubai Fitness Challenge 30 x 30.Organised jointly by Dubai Sports Council and Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, players who took part in the match have won every possible title in the world of football, including the Fifa World Cup, European Championships, Champions League as well the Best Player of the Year awards.The star-studded line-...
England-Iceland match to go ahead after British government grants travel exemption
The British government has granted Iceland a travel exemption to ensure England's Nations League fixture will go ahead at Wembley on November 18.A new travel ban on non-British visitors arriving from Denmark had left Wednesday's match shrouded in uncertainty, with Iceland set to face the Danes in Copenhagen three days earlier.The measures have been put in place in an attempt to get the coronavirus infection rate under control.After the Football Association requested an exemption to allow the game to go ahead, they announced on Twitter that their request had been granted. Goal 50 Revealed: The ...
Rohr Predicts Tough Match Against Leone Stars
Technical Adviser of Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has said that the qualifying match for the Africa Cup of Nation (AFCON) between the Super Eagles and the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone will be tough.The two teams are to meet on November 13 at the main bowl of Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin.Speaking with journalists shortly after the training of the national team at the studium, Rohr said the game will be interesting because the Sierra Leoneans also have a good team.According to him, the Super Eagles will go into the match with strength and desire to win because it is not a friendly match.“My expe...
EFA requests security approval for 20,000 fans at CAF Champions League’s final match
The Egyptian Football Association (EFA) on Tuesday sent a request to CAF authorities, asking them to allow 20,000 fans to attend the CAF Champions League’s final match between the two Egyptian clubs Zamalek and Al Ahly on November 27 in Cairo International Stadium.The EFA will inform each club with the exact number of fans allowed to attend the match as soon as they receive security approval.During an interview on Monday with al-Match TV program, Egypt’s Minister of Youth and Sports Ashraf Sobhy said that the two teams are major forces in Egyptian sports, and holding the match in Cairo will pr...
CAF Champions League’s final match likely to take place at Cairo International Stadium: Minister
The CAF Champions League’s final match between the two Egyptian clubs Zamalek and Al Ahly are likely to be held at Cairo International Stadium on November 27, Minister of Youth and Sport Ashraf Sobhy said on Monday.During an interview with al-Match TV program on Sada al-Balad TV channel, Sobhy said that the two teams are major forces in Egyptian sports, and holding the match in Cairo will provide a great opportunity for fans to back their teams.Sobhy pointed out that the attendance of fans in the stadium only will be decided by the CAF, taking into consideration the government’s precautionary ...
First win for Torino in rearranged clash at Genoa
Torino beat Genoa 2-1 Wednesday in a rescheduled Serie A match to clinch their first win in the domestic season.Sasa Lukic's clinical shot and a Luca Pellegrini own goal pushed the Turin guests into third-last place on four points. The Genoese pulled one back from Gianluca Scamacca in stoppage-time and have one more point from six games.Genoa obtained a postponement of the match from October 4, when 17 of their players were sidelined with coronavirus infections.Matchday 7 pits Genoa against visiting Roma on Sunday, when Torino are at home to tailenders Crotone.
Pulisic joined by newcomers Reyna, De la Fuente & Musah in latest USMNT squad
Christian Pulisic has been joined by a series of new faces in the latest U.S. men's national team squad, with the likes of Gio Reyna, Konrad de la Fuente and Yunus Musah among 10 uncapped players called up.The U.S. is set to face Wales on November 12 before meeting Panama four days later in Austria in what will be the team's first gathering since a February friendly against Costa Rica. That match, which served as the conclusion of the annual January camp, only featured MLS-based players.This time around, though, head coach Gregg Berhalter has turned to an entirely foreign-based squad, with sta...
Roma coach Fonseca frustrated after CSKA Sofia stalemate
AS Roma coach Paulo Fonseca was left frustrated after their 0-0 draw with CSKA Sofia.The match marked the first starts of the season for Chris Smalling and Borja Mayoral.Fonseca said, “Smalling hasn't been training for long and it wasn't possible for him to play the whole match. We'll see if he plays on Sunday or not, but I decided not to risk him playing for longer this evening.“This is Borja Mayoral's second game, he is young and needs to adapt to our football. He is working, but has to be given the time to adapt.“I think we've been playing well recently and scored many goals. If we want to ...