LIVERPOOL MATCH PREVIEW VERSUS BAYERN

Liverpool face a daunting trip to Germany to face Bayern Munich in the return leg of the Champions League. The Bundesliga leaders had battled to a hard-fought draw in the first leg at Anfield three weeks ago.

 

However, the return leg promises to be a classic as both teams have equal chances of coming out victorious. The Reds returned back to winning ways during the weekend with a tough 4-2 victory at home to Burnley. The performance was professional with the front three combining to good effect.
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Liverpool favorite to win the League

Liverpool is now the favorite to win the Premier League with their four points leads over Manchester City. The Manchester club was the favorite at the start of the season but they have been overtaken by Liverpool after a dismal run of form during the festive period.

 

Many pundits believe that Liverpool is the favorite to win the title after having made some massive investment at the start of the season. Jurgen Klopp has managed to strengthen the team at the back and this has resulted in Liverpool having the best defence at the stage of the season. With Salah, Firminho, and Mane, the Anfield side has one of the best attacks in Europe and that is the main reason why they are on top of the league.
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Chelsea Make the Carabao Final

In an exciting game on 25 January, London based Chelsea defeated their city-rivals Tottenham Hotspur – though it needed a penalty shootout to do it, with the Blues winning 4-2, and winning a place in the final of the League Cup, in opposition of defending victors Manchester City.

At Stamford Bridge last night, the winners netted all of their spot-kicks whereas Eric Dier and Lucas Moura did not manage to make it through and missed for Spurs. The Penalty shootout was required after the teams were left at an equal level of 2-2, even after 180 minutes of football! (more…)

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Sculpture Of Mo Salah In Egypt

The Liverpool and Egypt star Mohamed Salah is a renowned footballer and is the latest buzz on social media. His sculpture was unveiled recently in his hometown. The artwork was displayed at the World Youth Forum which took place in Sharm al-Sheikh.

It clearly shows the Liverpool star with his arms out as though he is enjoying the goal scoring victory like he normally does. Some people have given their views that it looks more like Marv the burglar of the movie Home Alone. (more…)

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Salah Reacts To The Miss Of Sadio Mane

Liverpool has managed to make a narrow escape in the Champions’ League Group of Death. After they had been defeated in the 3 away matches, the squad of Jurgen Klopp had to defeat Napoli 1-0 or by 2 clear goals in the ultimate group stage game.

Mohamed Salad is known to have scored the one goal in the match at Anfield in order to send Liver to the group runner-up game. It is going to be nervy all the time. Alisson needed to keep Arkadiusz Milik from bringing at par in the injury-time with an amazing save. (more…)

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Thomas Gains More Prominence In 2018-19

Thomas being a Belgian defender has proven his importance several times. The crucial title race of La Liga that occurred at the beginning of the year showcased him in an important role for Ernesto Valverde’s side. The move definitely surprised Barcelona since the last few years he has only been able to participate in a few matches, being succumbed by injuries for which he had to take several months off the field to heal and get back in the sporting spirit.

His luck has changed, however since the end of November 2017. The Belgian has been able to play in every match lined up for La Liga leadership since 26th November. The run of matches has been several since then, including six matches of the league, taking place in the Copa Del Rey as well as in the Champions League. Vermaelen has played about 11 matches in total for the season-ending 2017-18.
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Eduardo Is Saying Goodbye To Legia

Eduardo Da Silva the Brazilian footballer having a Croatian passport is now saying final goodbye to the club from the street of Łazienkowska.

He minutes counter played in Legia stands at 596 and the chances that it will exceed ten hours are minimal. Eduardo, a former Arsenal star and Croatian national team, did not make a sensation in the Warsaw club. He did not score, he had three assists, he appeared in 10 league games (two from the beginning to the end), he played twice in the Polish Cup – in the final with Arka came at the very end. He will be remembered from the daring action in the added time of the league match in Lubin, when at 2: 2 – bravely ran into the penalty box, he was rammed by the goalkeeper and the judge dictated the “eleven”. It was used by Miroslav Radovic and it was Eduardo’s biggest contribution to the doublet of Legia.
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FALCAO TO PLAY CRUCIAL ROLE VS SENEGAL

Ahead of the crucial third round of games, Columbia skipper Radamel Falcao is expected to play an important role. The South Americans started the tournament slowly with Japan defeating them. However James Rodriguez return was a much needed boost in the second game against Poland. The former Real Madrid star has scored six times and had four assists in seven World Cup games for Columbia so he sorely missed in their first game.

Juan Fernando Quintero and Juan Cuadrado also gave outstanding performances aside Falcao and James to guarantee the 3-0 mauling of their Polish rivals. It was in the game that Falcao got his first World Cup goal, having missed the 2014 edition due to injury. After defender Yerry Mina scored the first goal through a header, Falcao scored the second goal before James provided a wonderful assist which Cuadrado converted.
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Emmanuel Adebayor Extends Contract In Turkey

Togo International Emmanuel Adebayor, who was without a club for six months after leaving Crystal Palace in July 2016, has extended his contract at Turkish club, Istanbul Basaksehir for another three years. The 33-year-old scored six goals in 12 appearances last season after signing in January, and helped the club finish as runners-up in the Turkish League last season.

“I’m very excited to announce that we’ll be extending our journey together. Special thanks to everyone that is part of the Istanbul Basaksehir,” he posted on social media. The Togo captain moved to Turkey following the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon in January after being without a club for six months. (more…)

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FALCAO’S ZIGZAG CAREER PATH

Radamel Falcao has had a somewhat zigzag career path but today he is the star player in the Monaco team. The Ligue 1 man has faced several stumbling blocks on the path here but for footballers there are many factors beyond their control.

Falcao is one of the proven top strikers in the last decade, playing competitive football across Europe. He has shown that truly form is temporary and class is permanent. The Columbia international was born in Santa Marta – the same city where one of the country’s best soccer players Carlos Valderrama was born. He was born into football, been named after Pulo Roberto Falcao and hearing of the great Valderrama growing up.
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