Day: November 4, 2020

Lampard ´very happy´ with Werner´s fast start at Chelsea

Frank Lampard is thrilled at how Timo Werner has adapted at Chelsea after the forward scored two first-half penalties in Wednesday’s 3-0 Champions League win over Rennes.  Werner scored the opener in the 10th minute after being brought down by Dalbert, who was then dismissed for a second yellow card after handling inside the area, allowing …

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Every year we were a little worse – Pique ´convinced´ Barcelona can turn things around

Gerard Pique acknowledged Barcelona have been regressing season on season but is convinced that will slowly change following some big boardroom changes. The Catalan giants are gearing up for a presidential election after Josep Maria Bartomeu and the entire board stepped down from the position ahead of an expected vote of no confidence. Barca finished …

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Van de Beek baffled by Man Utd collapse despite ‘feeling’ after Martial goal

Manchester United midfielder Donny van de Beek says he cannot fathom his team’s lacklustre performance against Istanbul Basaksehir. The Red Devils lost 2-1 in Turkey, with Demba Ba scoring a freak opener. Ba was also vital to his side’s second goal, before Anthony Martial pulled one back before the break. But despite the initial reprieve, …

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Maradona undergoes successful brain surgery on blood clot

BUENOS AIRES: Argentine football great Diego Maradona underwent successful brain surgery for a blood clot in a specialist private clinic in Buenos Aires on Tuesday, his doctor said. “We managed to successfully remove the clot. Diego coped well with the surgery,” Leopoldo Luque said at the icon’s private clinic in the capital Buenos Aires. “It’s …

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Lampard reveals telling Jorginho chats that influenced fellow Chelsea star’s ’emphatic’ display

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard says that Jorginho has shown a “perfect” response to having the team’s penalty-taking duty taken away from him by Timo Werner. Werner slotted two penalties on Wednesday evening to help the Blues power past Rennes in the Champions League. The Germany international slotted the first into the bottom corner, before smashing …

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Solskjaer laments Man Utd’s ‘unforgivable’ defending as Basaksehir deliver latest ‘reality check’

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was critical of his side’s woeful defensive showing after Manchester United were humbled away to Istanbul Basaksehir in the Champions League on Wednesday evening. Solskjaer made a handful of changes including handing Dean Henderson his first Champions League start, as United came up against a side that included former full-back Rafael Da …

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