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UEFA Europa League quarter-final, semi-final draw

Draw for the quarter-finals and semi-finals of the UEFA Europa League made on Friday: Quarter-finals Granada (ESP) v Manchester United (ENG) Arsenal (ENG) v Slavia Prague (CZE) Ajax (NED) v Roma (ITA) Dinamo Zagreb (CRO) v Villarreal (ESP)  First legs April 8, second legs April 15 Semi-finals Granada (ESP) or Manchester United (ENG) v Ajax...

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Chelsea beat Atletico Madrid to reach UEFA Champions League quarter-finals

Chelsea beat Atletico Madrid to reach UEFA Champions League quarter-finalsChelsea beat Atletico Madrid 2-0 on Wednesday to reach the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League for the first time since 2014. Hakim Ziyech and Emerson Palmieri were set to give coach Thomas Tuchel’s rejuvenated squad a 3-0 aggregate victory. Substitute Emerson secured the win by scoring in the fourth minute of added time for Chelsea’s second goal. Atletico Madrid were left to referee Daniele Orsato not to give a penalty when the scores were 0-0. It was then that Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta hit a back pass and put his arm around Yannick Carrasco who fell into the penalty area. Ziyech squeezed the ball under Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak in the 34th minute of the final second leg. This was after being connected with a cross from Timo Werner who had run to the left after being fed by fellow German Kai Havertz. The visitors ended the game […]

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Ruthless Bayern Munich finishes work against Lazio to qualify for the last eight

Ruthless Bayern Munich finishes work against Lazio to qualify for the last eightThe Bayern Munich holder has qualified for the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League for the ninth time in the past 10 seasons. This was after beating Lazio 2-1 at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday to secure a 6-2 aggregate victory. Leading 4-1 in the first leg in Rome, Robert Lewandowski opened the scoring for Bayern Munich from the penalty spot in the 33rd minute. It was his 39th goal of the season in all competitions. The German champions let go before substitute Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, after replacing Lewandowski, added the second goal in the 73rd minute. Marco Parolo led a late consolation for Lazio. Bayern Munich joined German club Borussia Dortmund in the last eight. Lazio’s exit means that no Italian side will make it to the Champions League quarter-finals, with Juventus and Atalanta also coming out in the last 16 stages. Alexander Nuebel replaced the ailing Manuel Neuer […]

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Manchester City and Real Madrid in UEFA Champions League quarter-finals

Manchester City and Real Madrid in UEFA Champions League quarter-finalsManchester City qualified for the 2020/2021 UEFA Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday, beating Borussia Moenchengladbach 2-0 to an overall success 4-0. Kevin de Bruyne and Ilkay Guendogan put an end to any doubts about the result by scoring in 20 minutes for a completely dominant Manchester City. Both matches were played in Budapest due to the mandatory coronavirus quarantine for people arriving in Germany from Britain. Record winners Real Madrid have also progressed, beating Italy’s Atalanta 3-1 on the night and 4-1 in both matches. Tuesday was thanks to Karim Benzema’s 70th goal in the elite event, a penalty from team captain Sergio Ramos and substitute Marco Asensio. Fugitive English Premier League (EPL) leaders Manchester City were in full control against a plummeting Gladbach side with now seven straight defeats. This has happened since their coach Marco Rose announced a summer departure for Borussia Dortmund. Having already lost the opener […]

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Liverpool, RB Leipzig Champions League Clash Moved To Budapest

  The second leg of Liverpool’s last-16 Champions League match against RB Leipzig has been switched from Anfield to Budapest as a result of coronavirus travel restrictions, UEFA said on Thursday. The first leg, which Liverpool won 2-0 as the away team, was also held in the Hungarian capital. It is the latest match to … Continue reading Liverpool, RB Leipzig Champions League Clash Moved To Budapest Read Full Story

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THIS IS GOOD!! UEFA Opens Proceedings Against Referees After Racism Allegations

UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against two Romanian match officials following allegations of racism during December’s Champions League group game between Paris St-Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir. The match was abandoned...

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UEFA To Investigate Referee Racism Allegations During PSG-Basaksehir Game

  UEFA announced on Thursday it is opening an investigation against match officials after alleged racism during December’s Champions League encounter between Paris Saint-Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir. The meeting was stopped, and then finished a day later, after a touchline argument erupted over accusations the Romanian fourth official, Sebastian Coltescu, had described Basaksehir’s Cameroonian assistant … Continue reading UEFA To Investigate Referee Racism Allegations During PSG-Basaksehir Game Read Full Story

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No contradiction in FIFA’s barring of Confederation of African Football (CAF) candidates

No contradiction in FIFA’s barring of Confederation of African Football (CAF) candidatesDownload logo Ahead of the 45th Ordinary Congress of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), the organisation has disclosed the candidates for positions that are to be filled at the conference. Names of candidates for the 17 positions have been confirmed. There is certainly nothing out of the ordinary about the release of the names of the aspiring men and women for the congress set for the Swiss traditional resort town of Montreux on April 20. What must be highlighted is the individuals that would automatically qualify for Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) roles by virtue of their election in Switzerland must undergo the requisite eligibility check to be conducted by the world governing body’s Review Committee. The committee informs the respective confederation and the candidates on the outcome of the tests. On offer in Montreux at the UEFA Congress would be seats for the FIFA vice-president’s position […]

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Suriname Oil Discoveries are Cause for Celebration, but Only If We Apply Proven Lessons to Make it Work for Everyone (By Clarence Seedorf and NJ Ayuk)

Suriname Oil Discoveries are Cause for Celebration, but Only If We Apply Proven Lessons to Make it Work for Everyone (By Clarence Seedorf and NJ Ayuk)By Clarence Seedorf (Chair, Black Impact Foundation) and NJ Ayuk (Chair, African Energy Chamber [www.EnergyChamber.org]) There’s no question that the COVID-19 pandemic has sent global energy markets reeling. Oil and gas has undeniably been one of the hardest-hit industries, with prices still struggling to rebound from the collapse in demand during the first quarter of 2020. Coupled with increasing concerns about climate change and its effect on conventional energy production, it seems difficult to find a bright spot.  But there is one, and it’s Suriname. In the year since news reports first began describing a novel coronavirus in China, the resource-rich waters off the South American nation have become the target for increased drilling activity, and a growing number of producers are taking a chance on the region’s potential. Last April, for example, Apache Corporation and Total reported a significant oil offshore discovery. The successful Sapakara West-1 well was actually […]

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