England: they began the semifinals in the Championship to meet the third team that will be promoted to the Premier League next season; Brentford fell 1-0 to Colombian Jefferson Lerma’s Bournemouth who started and Swansea City beat Barnsley 1-0. The return will be on May 22.
Mexico: The semifinals of the Liga Mx were defined: Pachuca against Cruz Azul, and Santos against Puebla, with six Colombians in three of the four teams.
Italy: The first leg semifinals of the Playoffs were played in Serie B, where the third promotion to Serie A will be known: Cidatella beat Monza 3-0, while Venezia beat Lecce 1-0. The return will be held on May 20.
Argentina: the Professional League Cup, you already have its semifinalists: Colón against Independiente and Boca against Racing; with 7 Colombians in this instance.
Spain: Real Madrid announced that midfielder Toni Kroos tested positive for COVID-19, the player was already isolated, after having had close contact with an infected person. The German will miss the last day against Villarreal for the League and it is a doubt for the Euro.
South America: Edinson Cavani is a trend, after a comment he made about the Copa América in Colombia and the position of Conmebol: “The Copa América should not be played in Colombia, Conmebol does the government a favor by covering up.”
France: Clermont Foot 63, together with ES Troyes, became the second team that will participate next season in the highest category in that country; It will be the first time for this 100-year-old club.
Argentina: Alán Díaz, the young 21-year-old goalkeeper who debuted with River Plate in the classic against Boca Juniors, was one of the figures of the match, so much so that, after his performance, the ‘Millonarios’ club signed his first professional contract, until a few days ago, reserve player.
Spain: Barcelona confirmed that the German goalkeeper Marc-André ter Stegen suffers a knee injury that will have to begin to be treated in the coming days, a situation for which he will be out of the ‘Barça’ and incidentally is out of Germany for the European Championship.
Goal with a Woman’s Scent:
Charlyn García’s space, dedicated to dealing with all the current affairs of women’s football in the world, with an emphasis on Colombian players who are abroad. In this edition, the performance of the defender Manuela Vanegas stood out, who scored one of the best goals of the season in Spain with Espanyol, it was not complete joy, since her team fell 2-1 with Deportivo La Coruña. In addition, he referred to what was the final of the Women’s Champions League between Barcelona and Chelsea.
-Carlos Bacca -Villarreal- He referred to the hard time the country is going through and about his performance, after scoring three goals.
-Juan Román Riquelme -VicePdte Boca- He gave his opinion on the Panenka charge of Colombian Edwin Cardona, who ended up being saved and was able to understand the classification of his team.
-Gonzalo Higuaín -Miami- After scoring a double, he commented on how hard it has been to recover from the death of his mother Nancy Zacarías, who left this world three weeks ago, after several years of battling cancer.
The Trunk of Juancho Gol:
The chronicle of Juan David Riascos was dedicated to remembering one of the most important anecdotes in world football, which occurred in London, England, on April 28, 1923. During the inauguration of the mythical Wembley Stadium, within the framework of the FA final Cup between Bolton and West Ham, there was an uncontrollable overcrowding, due to the overflow of fans who came to witness the game and the corresponding opening of the stage. Thanks to the Billie steed, a white horse ridden by an English policeman, it was possible to disperse the people who were already on the field and who in number of approximately 300,000 people packed the nascent stadium. This final, which was played after controlling the excessive income of the public, is known as ‘The White Horse Final’.