Day: November 21, 2020

PSG ´completely stopped playing´ against Monaco but have Neymar back for Leipzig

Thomas Tuchel condemned Paris Saint-Germain’s attitude in their shock collapse to Monaco but could at least use the match to prepare for RB Leipzig, where Neymar will start. PSG were cruising at half-time on their return to Ligue 1 action on Friday as the fit-again Kylian Mbappe scored twice. But a third effort from the France …

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Klopp tried to guard against Liverpool injury crisis and will not rush Thiago

Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool changed “many things” this season due to a fear of injuries, although the plans could not prevent the defensive crisis the champions now face. The Reds have been without almost every member of their title-winning team at one time or another early in the Premier League campaign, while some key men …

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English soccer chiefs accused of ‘lack of leadership’ by parliamentary committee

LONDON: English football authorities (EFL) have shown a lack of leadership in failing to reach a deal to safeguard clubs facing financial problems amid the COVID-19 crisis, a cross-party British parliamentary committee said on Friday. In a letter addressed to Premier League chief executive Richard Masters and English Football League (EFL) chief Rick Parry, the …

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Olympiakos accuse FIFA of failing to ensure player safety on national team duty

ATHENS: Greek club Olympiakos Piraeus have accused FIFA of paying little attention to concerns about player welfare after two more of their team contracted COVID-19 while on international duty in Africa. In a letter to world soccer’s governing body seen by Reuters, Olympiakos also said that the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and its member …

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