PSG LOSE TOP SPOT TO CITY

French Ligue 1 giants Paris Saint Germain (PSG) are no longer the top team in Group A of this season’s Champions League after they were displaced by Premier League champions Manchester City. PSG were replaced by Manchester City at the summit courtesy the disappointing draw with RB Leipzig.


Manchester City started their group stage campaign at the top and they have been able to reclaim it thanks to their big home win over Club Brugge and the draw between RB Leipzig and PSG. Continue reading “PSG LOSE TOP SPOT TO CITY”

MESSI TIES NEYMAR ON SIX GOALS

Lionel Messi has moved level with Neymar near the top of the scoring chart as far as the FIFA World Cup 2022 tournament in Qatar is concerned after he found the back of the net during the big win over rivals Uruguay in favour of Argentina. Messi was one of the goalscorers as Argentina beat Uruguay 3-0 at home in a rescheduled matchday five clash to move a step closer to booking their place in Qatar.


Messi scored the first goal of the game after 38 minutes. Argentina then made it two goals in six first half minutes when the Copa America champions scored a second goal through Rodrigo De Paul. Atletico Madrid midfielder De Paul doubled the lead for his country with one minute left in the first half. Argentina were the better team against the Uruguayans and they made sure of the points thanks to a Lautaro Martinez strike on 62 minutes. Continue reading “MESSI TIES NEYMAR ON SIX GOALS”

BRAZIL MAINTAIN PERFECT QUALIFYING CAMPAIGN

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Five-time world champions Brazil have been perfect since the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers started in the South American section. The latest qualifier ended in a slim win over hosts Chile for the Brazilians who were able to maintain their unblemished start to the qualifiers.

Brazil were not at their fluent best in Santiago but they were able to secure a 1-0 win over the Chileans thanks to the goal from Everton Ribeiro. The goal scored by the Flamengo attacker made it seven wins from seven games in the qualifiers.

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NEYMAR SENDS GIFT TO FORMER TEAMMATE

Paris Saint Germain (PSG) forward Neymar has sent agift to former Barcelona teammate Ivan Rakitic. Croatian international Rakitic revealed the lovely gesture from Neymar via his official Twitter handle.

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Neymar sent Rakitic a PSG shirt with his name on the back. Rakitic talked about the gift from Neymar after his Sevilla side faced a PSG team without Neymar in a pre-season friendly last week. Rakitic was on target from the penalty spot as the two teams (Sevilla and PSG) shared a four-goal thriller. The two Champions League campaigners played out a 2-2 draw in the Algarve as they continue preparations for the new season.
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VARGAS ENHANCES GOLDEN BOOT CHASE

Atletico Mineiro attacker Eduardo Vargas enhanced his chase for the Golden Boot after he scored for Chile in their latest Copa America clash with Uruguay as the two teams shared the spoils. The Chilean player was on target as his team played out a 1-1 draw with two-time world champions Uruguay in Cuiaba on Monday.

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Vargas gave Chile the lead on 26 minutes in the Group A encounter. His goal gave Chile an halftime advantage at the expense of the Uruguayans but the two-time winners of the Copa America tournament could not hold on for the win thanks to the second half strike from Atletico Madrid hitman Luis Suarez. Ex-Barcelona star Suarez found the back of the net just before the halfway stage of the second half to ensure that his team didn’t follow up the 1-0 loss to Argentina in their last Group A game before the Chile encounter with another defeat against the Chileans.
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BRAZIL PLAYERS MAKE DECISION ON TOURNAMENT

Brazilian players have decided to honour the upcoming 2021 Copa America tournament despite their concerns over the late decision to host the tournament in Brazil.

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Paris Saint Germain (PSG) star Neymar and his Brazilian teammates had used social media to convey their position on the hosting of the Copa America tournament in Brazil after Argentina and Colombia were dropped as joint hosts.
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