Connect with us


Champions League: Barcelona in big trouble, Napoli on fire



Barca vs Inter

Inter Milan beat Barcelona to leave the Catalans in danger of exiting the Champions League group stage, for the second year in a row.

Inter thought they had been awarded a penalty in the 24th minute after Eric García had been adjudged to have handled in the box.

However, the referee consulted VAR and to overturned the decision after discovering that Lautaro Martínez was offside in the build-up.

Hakan Çalhanoğlu scored the only goal of the game in first half stoppage-time, drilling a low shot into the bottom corner from 25 yards out.

Pedri thought he had pulled Barcelona level before seeing the goal ruled out for a handball by Ansu Fati.

Inter 1: Barcelona 0

Scorer: Hakan Çalhanoğlu 45+2′.

Napoli vs Ajax

Napoli stunned the Johan Cruijff ArenA after hitting Ajax for six.

It had started well for the Eredivisie champions when Mohammed Kudus gave them the lead inside the first ten minutes.

However, Napoli pulled level when Giacomo Raspadori headed Mathías Olivera’s cross into the bottom corner.

Giovanni Di Lorenzo rose highest to head Khvicha Kvaratskhelia’s cross home to give Luciano Spalletti’s men the lead before Piotr Zieliński made it three in first half stoppage-time.

Piotr Zielinski

Things didn’t get much better after the break for Ajax as goalkeeper Remko Pasveer’s poor clearance led to Raspadori finishing from inside the box.

Kvaratskhelia got in on the act with a smart finish after playing a one-two inside the box with Raspadori before Giovanni Simeone came off the bench to round things off.

Napoli 6: Ajax 1

Scorers: Kudus 9′; Raspadori 18′, 47′, Di Lorenzo 33′, Zielinski 45+1′, Kvaratskhelia 63′, Simeone 81′.

Liverpool vs Rangers

Liverpool got back to winning ways with a comfortable victory over Rangers at Anfield.

Trent Alexander-Arnold gave Jürgen Klopp’s team the lead in the seventh minute with a stunning free-kick which rifled into the top corner from 30 yards.

Trent Alexander Arnold

Liverpool were then awarded a penalty when Luis Díaz was felled in the box which was dispatched down the middle by Mohamed Salah.

Liverpool 2: Rangers 0

Scorers: Alexander-Arnold 7′, Salah (PEN) 53′.

Club Brugge vs Atletico Madrid

Club Brugge made it three wins out of three after stunning Atlético Madrid.

The Belgian champions had already put Porto and Bayer Leverkusen to the sword in their first two games and have added Diego Simeone’s side to their list of victims.

Ferran Jutgla wriggled through the Atlético defence and turned a low ball across the face of the goal for Kamal Sowah to touch home to give Brugge the lead.

Before Jutgla himself made it two in the second half after placing the ball past Jan Oblak from 15 yards out following some strong hold-up play by Tajon Buchanan.

Atlético drop to bottom of the group with three points from their first three games.

Club Brugge 2: Atletico 0

Scorers: Sowah 38′, Jutgla 62′.

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


WATCH: Georgina Rodriguez makes huge claim on Cristiano Ronaldo’s retirement in Football




Cristiano Ronaldo

Georgina Rodriguez made a huge claim on the future of her husband and star player, Cristiano Ronaldo, in Football. In a brief interaction with a host recently, Rodriguez was asked about the time left for Cristiano to make an impact at the highest level. Georgina looked honest in her approach to the question of the host and claimed something the fans would not love to hear.

Georgina claimed that the Portugal star has maybe one year more from him at the highest level. She felt that Ronaldo might play two more years before retiring and not more than that. She was however not sure if he would play for just one or two years and added that the Al Nassr star could also play more than that.

Watch the video of Georgina Rodriguez here –


“Cristiano one more year, then it’s over. Maybe two, I don’t know,” said Rodriguez in the little chat she had with the host. The video has gone viral on X and the fans have started sharing it on different platforms. Some of the fans feel that Georgina might be right, while others feel that she could be wrong, given the fitness and longevity of the star player.

Legacy of Cristiano Ronaldo

On the 5th of February, Ronaldo celebrated his 39th birthday. He is currently one of the oldest players in the world. In the past, players at this age would have retired way back. But the fitness and consistency of Ronaldo make him play the sport as long as he wishes. In his career so far, Ronaldo has won many major leagues for Portugal and league teams like Real Madrid, Al Nassr, and Manchester United.

With United, Portugal won some major leagues like the FA Cup and the Champions League. With Real Madrid, the 39-year-old won the leagues like the UCL, Copa Del Rey and La Liga. He won it three consecutive times for Real Madrid. For Portugal, Cristiano had a huge contribution to Portugal. He has the most number of appearances and goals for an international team and won the Euro 2016 with Portugal.

Continue Reading


Real Madrid’s Jude Bellingham slapped with Red Card as he argued with referee




Jude Bellingham shown Red Card
Jude Bellingham shown Red Card (Image Credit: Twitter)

England and Real Madrid player Jude Bellingham was slapped with a Red Card during the La Liga game against Valencia. In the game, the home team, Valencia was leading by 2-0 after 30 minutes before Madrid scored in the injury time of the first half. Vinicius Junior opened the scoring for Madrid while Hugo Duro (27′) and Roman Yaremchuk (30′) scored a goal each.

In the 76th minute, Junior scored an equalizer to keep the team in the game. However, in the injury time of the second half, Bellingham was given a red card as he argued with the referee against calling it a full-time before he could score. In reply, the match official decided to slap the England international with a Red Card. The team coach Carlo Ancelotti wasn’t happy with the verdict as the Three Lions player was making a pass at the time.

“I think what’s just happened is unprecedented. It’s never happened to me,” Ancelotti told reporters.

“We had possession of the ball and the match should have been finished when Valencia had the ball.

“What bothers us is the red card for Bellingham because he didn’t say anything insulting. He was frustrated of course,” said Ancelotti, adding that Bellingham had used a common English swearword when telling the referee it was a goal.

We are annoyed with Jude Bellingham’s Red Card: Carlo Ancelotti

“We were annoyed with Bellingham’s red card. He didn’t say any insults. He said in English ‘it’s a f—ing goal,’ but he was just saying what we were all thinking … [The referee] allowed play to continue. I think he made a mistake.”

“[Bellingham] was clear in what he said,” Ancelotti added. “He was quite vehement [in his reaction] but that’s normal, after what happened. It wasn’t an insult, not at all.”

Continue Reading


PL 2023-24: MCFC vs MUFC Dream11 Prediction, Playing XI, Fantasy League Today’s Captain, Vice-Captain, and more for Manchester derby




MCFC vs MUFC, PL 2024 Dream11

Super Sunday is set to witness the Manchester Derby in the Premier League 2023-24. The match between Manchester City (MCFC) and Manchester United (MUFC) is set to take place in Etihad Stadium, the home ground of Manchester City. The two teams have had a contrasting journey in the league till now. The fortunes of City changed ever since Pep Guardiola took over the club as the manager.

While the home side are placed in the second position in the points table currently, United are in the sixth place in the points table. In their previous encounter, City hammered Luton Town by 6-2 in the FA Cup. United have shown massive improvements in the last few weeks after not having a good start to their campaign. United were involved in a thrilling game where they beat Nottingham Forrest by 1-0 in their last game.

Both teams feature some of the best players in the world. The likes of Julian Alvarez, Erling Haaland, Marcus Rashford, Kevin De Bruyne, Bruno Fernandes, Casemiro, and others would be taking part in the match. Manchester City will start the match as the favourites, given their record in the ongoing league so far and the match taking place in their home. United with their improved record can challenge the home side.

MCFC vs MUFC – Match Details

Match – Manchester City (MCFC) vs Manchester United (MUFC), Premier League 2023-24

Venue – Etihad Stadium, Manchester

Date and Time – 3rd March 2024, 21:00 IST

Live Coverage – Star Sports Network and Disney plus Hot Star

MCFC vs MUFC – Head-to-Head

Both the teams from Manchester have a rich history in the sport. they have been up against each other in 191 instances. In as many games, Manchester United have been historically the better side with 78 wins to their name. City have managed to win 60 wins, as 53 games ended in a draw. In the last five games between the two sides in the Premier League, City have won four of the five games.

MCFC vs MUFC – Likely XI

Manchester City: Ederson, Walker, Dias, Ake, Akanji, Rodri, De Bruyne, Silva, Alvarez, Haaland, Foden

Manchester United: Onana, Dalot, Varane, Lindelof, Amrabat, Casemiro, Manioo, McTominay, Fernandes, Rashford, Garnacho

MCFC vs MUFC – Fantasy XI

Grand League Team

Goal Keeper – E Moraes

Defenders – M Akanji, K Walker, H Maguire

Mid Fielders – Kevin De Bruyne, B Fernandes, R Hernandez, Casemiro

Forwards – E Haaland (VC), J Alvarez, M Rashford (C)

MCFC vs MUFC, PL 2024 Dream11, Grand League

MCFC vs MUFC, PL 2024 Dream11, Grand League (Source: X)

Head-to-Head Team

Goal Keeper – S Ortega

Defenders – M Akanji, K Walker, R Varane

Mid Fielders – K De Bruyne (C), B Fernandes (VC), B Silva, Casemiro

Forwards – E Haaland, J Alvarez, M Rashford

MCFC vs MUFC, PL 2024 Dream11, Head to Head

MCFC vs MUFC, PL 2024 Dream11, Head to Head (Source: X)

Continue Reading


Copyright © 2024 Wolf777news.