Last season the Reds won it at a stroll, smashing everyone else into oblivion. And while I’d love more of the same this time around, I think it will be a much closer affair. Liverpool, I feel, will be even hungrier to retain their title. That said, their lack of activity in the transfer market, aside from fullback Kostas Tsimikas, is a concern. The smart money says Bayern Munich’s Thiago Alcantara is Anfield-bound and if that deal is done then it’s Liverpool for top spot all the way. … [Read more...] about Predictions for the coming football season
League top champions
Cristiano Ronaldo (right) has scored in five consecutive Serie A games. (AFP/Marco Bertorello) Portugal forward Ronaldo struck for the fifth consecutive league game to move the champions back above Inter Milan in their first match since the Italian SuperCup defeat to Lazio in Saudi Arabia last month. … [Read more...] about Ronaldo’s hat-trick puts Juventus top as Ibrahimovic returns
Juventus' Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo controls the ball during the Italian Serie A football match Genoa vs Juventus played on June 30, 2020 behind closed doors at the Luigi-Ferraris stadium in Genoa, as the country eases its lockdown aimed at curbing the spread of the COVID-19 infection, caused by the novel coronavirus.(MIGUEL MEDINA / AFP) Three stunning individual goals from Paulo Dybala, Cristiano Ronaldo and Douglas Costa downed relegation-threatened Genoa and kept Maurizio Sarri on course to deliver Juve's ninth straight league title in his first season as coach. … [Read more...] about Juventus keep Lazio at bay with Genoa stroll
This achievement helped Hasmed overcome superstars like Zeros and Dia1 to become the Top 1 Solokill of the tournament, although the 18-year-old prodigy still could not help SGB to win. The 'Buffalo' will have to compete in the promotion round to find a ticket to stay in the VCS next season. … [Read more...] about Who are the eSports prodigies in Vietnam?
That team was the first golden generation of Vietnamese footballers, with players like Nguyen Hong Son, Nguyen Huu Thang and Le Huynh Duc. After beating Laos 4-1, Vietnam held Singapore to a goalless draw and won their last group stage game 1-0 against Malaysia. After advancing to the semi-finals, Vietnam ran into arch rivals Thailand. Riedl led the team to a 3-0 victory, the first ever by the national team against Thailand in an official tournament. However, in the final, the Golden Dragons lost 0-1 to Singapore. … [Read more...] about Alfred Riedl: the man who kickstarted Vietnamese football’s ascent