Pachuca against Cruz Azul, and Santos against Puebla the semifinals in MX

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’.


Tottenham beat Wolverhampton and dreams of Champions League

The Tottenham took advantage of the tie in Brighton of West Ham to displace him from sixth place after winning in London at Wolverhampton (2-0), on the penultimate day of the Premier.

The set of Ryan Mason, substitute for Jose Mourinho, which had in its starting eleven with Gareth Bale most of the meeting, he settled in the area of Europa League and with mathematical options, albeit distant, of reaching the Chelsea, which marks the Champions.

The box London He successfully beat a rival with nothing at stake. The Wolves They have lacked objectives for a long time and it showed.

The Tottenham he had a greater intensity. The success found him on the brink of rest when Harry Kane beat Rui Patricio after receiving a ball from the Danish Pierre Emile Hojbjerg What the second did, at game time, which sentenced the clash and the reunion with the victory of Mason’s team.

The Spurs are now sixth at one point Liverpool, fifth with one game less, and five from Chelsea, bedroom.



Arsenal presented its new uniform with the classic cannon as a shield

The time began when the new uniforms of the European teams began to be revealed and the Arsenal He surprised with his new shirt in which the shield is once again just the cannon.

The new clothing of the Arsenal It has a rather peculiar yellow color, since it is somewhat pale, but the most outstanding detail is the shield since the Gunners they used the cannon again, a fact that had not happened since the late 80’s.

This shirt was inspired by the one worn by the team from Arsenal in the 1971 season in which the Gunners they won the Premier League and the FA Cup.


This clothing is a tribute to the 50th anniversary of that FA Cup, according to Pearl Citrine of Adidas. The shorts of the new set will be black, but this one will have the conventional Arsenal crest, while the shirt keeps some bright black with the traditional three lines on the shoulders.


Emiliano Martínez reached a surprising record defending the Aston Villa goal

The archer Emiliano Martinez reached this Thursday the record of 15 games without goals against in the tie of Aston Villa in view of Everton, in a meeting pending the nineteenth date of the Premier League.

The former goalkeeper of Independiente thus equaled the American’s brand Brad Friedel, who held the arc between 2008 and 2011. The North American’s record occurred in the 2009-2010 season.

With this tie, Aston Villa has 49 points and Everton, near the European cup area, 56 points.

Later, in the English classic, Liverpool beat Manchester United by 4 to 2, as a visitor, postponed on date 34 due to invasion by local fans as a way of protesting against their owners for the attempt to participate in the European Super League.

Matchday 36 will continue tomorrow as follows:

Friday: Newcastle-Manchester City (16.00)

Saturday: Burnley-Leeds (08.30); Southampton-Fulham (11.00); Brighton And Hove-West Ham (16.00).

Sunday: Crystal Palace-Aston Villa (08.00); Tottenham-Wolverhampton (10.05); West Bromwich-Liverpool (12.30); y Everton-Sheffield (15.00).

They already played: Chelsea 0-Arsenal 1; Manchester United 1-Leicester 2.


Manchester City (campeón) 80 puntos; Manchester United 70; Leicester 66; Chelsea 64; Liverpool 60; West Ham 58; Tottenham y Everton 56; Arsenal 55; Leeds 50; Aston Villa 49; Wolverhampton 45; Crystal Palace 41; Southampton 40; Burnley y Newcastle 39; Brighton 37; Fulham (x) 27; West Bromwich (x) 26; Sheffield (x) 17.

(x) Descended to second division.


Final between Manchester City vs Chelsea changed venue to Portugal

EFE.- The final of the Champions League between Manchester City and Chelsea will be played at the Estadio do Dragão in Porto on May 29 at 2:00 p.m. Peruvian time (7:00 p.m. GMT), instead of Atatürk in Istanbul , to allow the attendance of 6,000 fans of each team, reported Thursday, May 13, UEFA.

“Following the decision of the British Government to include Turkey in its red list of travel destinations for COVID-19, holding the final there would have meant that none of the club fans would be able to travel to the game. After a year without the fans entering the stadiums, UEFA thought that everything possible had to be done so that the fans of the two finalist teams could attend “he added.

This was joined by the offer of the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) and the Portuguese authorities to organize the match.

UEFA made “exhaustive efforts” to obtain the necessary exemptions to the United Kingdom quarantine, without success and appreciated the work of both the English Federation (FA) and the authorities to “try to make it happen”.

With Portugal being a green list destination for England, fans and players attending the final will not have to go through quarantine upon their return home. UEFA regrets and appreciates “the work that the Turkish football authorities have done over the past two years to ensure the success of the final in Istanbul” and will urgently explore future opportunities for the Turkish capital.

The capacity of the Porto stadium in the final will be confirmed “in due course in collaboration with the Portuguese authorities and federation.”

“The 6,000 tickets per club will go on sale as soon as possible from today. Ticket sales to the general public will begin on May 24, 2021.”, reported UEFA.

For UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin, “depriving fans of the ability to see the game in person was not an option.”

“Once again, we have turned to our friends in Portugal to help UEFA and the Champions League, and I am, as always, very grateful to the FPF and the Portuguese Government for agreeing to organize the match on such short notice. We accept that the UK Government’s decision to put Turkey on the travel red list was taken in good faith and in the best interest of protecting its citizens from the spread of the virus, but it also posed a great challenge for us in organizing a final. with two English teams. I hope the final will be a symbol of hope in the resurgence of Europe after a difficult period “said the president.

EFE Agency • • Thu, 13 / May / 2021 7:28 am


Champions League: Gustavo Dulanto Peruvian defender was champion with Sheriff of Moldova qualifies for Champions ironically to be champion of Namekusein PHOTO

Gustavo Dulanto’s career remains in the old continent, although now he is a player of the Sheriff of Moldova. Although the league is not one of the strongest in Europe, the club to which the former University defender belongs is dominant in the local tournament and usually has a presence in international competitions.

This season, the title of the National Division did not escape them, since this Wednesday they beat Milsami 6-0 on date 32 and were mathematically out of reach of Petrocub, their closest pursuer. In this way, Gustavo Dulanto and company celebrated the new star of the club.

The happiness was enormous and the defender decided to share his achievement through social networks, ironing a bit with the league in which he plays. “I am a Namekusei champion”, were the words that Gustavo Dulanto shared on his Twitter account, accompanied by a photo of the Peruvian flag proudly wearing.

The title achieved not only means an important step for the footballer and the team, but it will also allow them to play international tournaments. According to the quotas granted by UEFA, the Moldovan champions will play the preliminary phase of the next Champions League and there is a possibility that they could reach the group stage.

However, if they do not succeed, they would even have one more chance to go to the Europa League qualifiers, as happened in the season that is closing. Gustavo Dulanto and company will have to work hard in the preseason to finish the knockout games in the future.

Gustavo Dulanto, from Liga 1 to Champions League

The 26-year-old defender Gustavo Dulanto was at Universitario, UTC and Real Garcilaso (now Cusco FC) during his stay in Peru. In July 2019 he arrived in Boavista de Portugal, where he had good performances despite little continuity. Finally, in January 2021 he arrived at Sheriff, where he has a contract until June 2023.


Barcelona: in Spain they question the future of Koeman

The team was complicated only in the fight for the title in La Liga, it depends on a miracle to be champion and the coach is in the eye of the storm.

La Liga le dio a Barcelona some very specific possibilities to dream of the title but the truth is that he wasted them all, without being up to the task. That is why now it depends on a miracle and Ronald Koeman’s future is already being questioned from Spain.

The defeat at the Camp Nou against Granada and the subsequent draws against the leaders Atlético de Madrid and Levante They left DT very badly. After being champion of the Copa del Rey, he seemed to have open credit, but today the situation seems to have changed.

Such is so Sports world goes deep: “President Laporta wants to speak with Koeman to give him explanations about the situation of the team after the latest disappointments. Laporta wants to know what analysis the coach makes of the bad results, of the lows like Levante and how he feels himself Koeman “.

The dutch has a valid contract until 2022 but in football it is known that everything is very dynamic and the results rule. They say that Laporta considers it key to see Koeman’s reaction to that conclave and his forces for the future.


After yesterday’s 3-3 match, Koeman gave his point of view: “As a coach I am the most responsible. We have not had intensity. I understand that I am being questioned. As always happens with coaches, although it is something difficult to analyze after a game “.


And closed: “It is more complicated because we depend on others. You have to win the last matches but it is complicated. Sometimes you can’t explain things. The reality is that we had less intensity in the second half “.


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Manchester City is already mathematically Champion

With the defeat of Manchester United, his city rival, the Manchester City has achieved his seventh title of the Premier League mathematically.

The Citizens have remained at a distance of 10 points with respect to the Red Devils that allows them to proclaim themselves champions of the England League, the third title since it arrived Pep Guardiola on the bench in the 2016-17 season and fifth in the last nine years.

The Spanish coach celebrates his ninth league title as coach after those achieved with Barcelona and Bayern Munich and could even increase his record of winning the Champions League against Chelsea.

City will wear the Champion’s crown next Friday when they visit Newcastle for matchday 36 of the championship.



Napoli, to stay in Champions League positions against Udinese

With three days still to be played in the Serie A, Hirving Lozano and the Naples They seek to close this tournament with a firm step and in this way remain among the teams that will have a presence in the next edition of the Champions League.

The most recent defeat recorded by the Juventus before him Milan, left the way clear for the Neapolitans They will occupy the last fourth place in the general table, last place of those classified for the European competition, coupled with this good panorama, the Albiazules have remained unbeaten in six matches of the local tournament.

In addition, the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium It has become the strength of the Albiazules, since they accumulate nine games without losing in local condition and with this good streak they will face the Udinese, who in contrast has been two games without being able to see the victory, so the opportunity to secure his ticket to the Champions League it could be put on the table.

Even, to close the tournament with the right foot, the coach Gennaro Gatusso He would say goodbye with a good memory against the Italian club, since at the beginning of the year his departure from the team was announced at the end of the campaign, but not before fulfilling the promise that the coach himself raised last August, about repositioning the Naples on Champions League, a project that is already beginning to materialize.



Five results of this weekend in European football

May 10, 2021 at 11:31 am


Quique Briz

Dinamo Zagreb clinches its 22nd League of the 30 disputed in Croatia

Although he suffered much more than usual, he did not fail the Dinamo de Zagreb and took his 22nd league title in Croatia of the 30 disputed since the independence of the country. It is also the 15th of the last 16 and serves to confirm once again its dominance on the national scene.

The sensational season of Osijek It caused the league to not be easy for Dinamo, although they ended up deflating in the final stretch of the season and gave way to those of Damir Krznar, that after being eliminated from the Europa League at the hands of Villarreal they focused on the League. In addition, they are in the Cup final that they will play against the bottom Istra 1961 and they made history in Europe by returning to the quarter-finals more than half a century later.

The excitement continues in Turkey with Galatasaray’s win over Beşiktaş

More than half the league could have taken this weekend the Beşiktaş if I had beaten GalatasarayBut he missed a brilliant opportunity. They were old known as Ryan Babel, Radamel Falcao Y Arda Turan those who gave the victory to the team trained by Fatih Terim.

With this result, Beşiktaş remains at the top of the League but only three points above Galatasaray. Among them is the Fenerbahce, which did not fail before Ankaragucu and has the leadership to only two units. With two rounds to go, the final of the League in Turkey promises to be a true battle for the title and positions of Champions among the three giants of the country.

Carles Soria’s Estoril is already champion in Portugal and will return to the First Division

The tie of Estoril this weekend before him Keys has confirmed the first place in the Second Division in Portugal. The team of the former espanyolista Carles Soria He already confirmed his promotion a few days ago and now he takes the championship with a very young squad.

This team, from a city near the capital Lisboa, will return three years later to the highest category of Portuguese football and even knows what it is to play in Europa League, because in the 2013/14 and 2014/15 seasons he qualified for the group stage of the tournament, where he came to face the Sevilla.

A Ukrainian town of 1,500 inhabitants will repeat in European competition

Not far from Kiev is located Kovalivka, a Ukrainian town that does not exceed 1,500 inhabitants. The size of its population does not match what the Kolos Kovalivka, your soccer team: qualify for Europe for the second year in a row. His fourth place in the League confirms a place in Round 3 of the Conference League.

This small town already saw last season how its team played European competition. In his first match against Aris from Thessaloniki, he won away and went to the next round. He finally ended up losing to him Rijeka, who would later beat the Real society in the group stage.

PAOK take the Thessaloniki derby against Aris

One of the toughest rivalries in Greece is the one that faces PAOK Y Aris, the two teams of Thessaloniki. A feud that sums up the disputes in the Hellenic country of the Greek refugees from present-day Turkey with the local Greeks. These shelters founded the PAOK, while the Aris was born from the hand of local Hellenes.

On this occasion they faced each other to fight for the second title in League, which is from Olympiacos for weeks. And although Aris is having a good season, they have lost steam and could not against PAOK, who took all three points with goals from Stefan Schwab and of Andrija Zivkovic. With his victory, he is five points above his rivals in the leaderboard.