Havertz warns Real Madrid for the second leg in the Champions League

A double from the German Kai Havertz, which underlined the potential of Thomas Tuchel’s team, gave the victory against Fulham to Chelsea (2-0)

A double from the German Kai Havertz, which underlined the potential of Thomas Tuchel’s team, gave the victory against Fulham to the Chelsea (2-0), four days before receiving the Real Madrid at Stamford Bridge in the second leg of the Champions League semi-finals.

The London team consolidates in fourth place and threatens third place for Leicester, who could not on Friday with Southampton.

Tuchel booked half the team with his mind set on Real Madrid. He left César Azpilicueta, Jorginho, N’Golo Kanté and Christian Pulisic on the bench.

He did not miss them against a rival who is dying in the Premier. It is the third to last, threatened by descent.

Tuchel formó con Edouard Mendy, Andreas Christensen, Thiago Silva, Kurt Zouma, Reece James, Billy Gilmour, Mason Mount, Ben Chiwell, Hakim Ziyech, Timo Werner y Kai Havertz.

Photo: EFE

It was Havertz, one of the great signings that has not finished exploiting and who was a reserve at the Alfredo Di Stefano stadium, the protagonist against Fulham.

It was two goals from tiralíneas that drove the ‘blues’. First, at ten minutes, with a very long pass, from the half moon of his field by Thiago Silva that reached Mason Mount in the opposite area. A spectacular control of the Englishman and an assist to Havertz, who beat Alphonse Areola, completed the action of the first goal.

He sentenced at the beginning of the second part. Another long center from field to field and a wall with Timo Werner that Havertz culminated again to sign the second.

Tuchel dosed his team from then on. Kanté replaced Ziyech in ’66 and 10 years later Tammy Abraham took Mount’s place. With nine from the end, Marcos Alonso played in place of Chiwell.


Kovacic and Rudiger, doubts for the Vuelta vs Real Madrid

The German Thomas Tuchel, coach of the Chelsea, announced at a press conference that there has been a setback in the Croatian’s recovery Mateo Kovacic and that the german Antonio Rudiger will not be available on the weekend, putting in doubt the presence of both against him Real Madrid in the round of the semifinals of the Champions League.

The Croatian, the undisputed starter in the center of the field Chelsea, could not play the first leg against him Real Madrid, which finished 1-1 in Valdebebas, due to a muscular problem from which he has relapsed.

“Unfortunately, he is still injured,” he said. Tuchel at a press conference. He trained with us, but he doesn’t look comfortable at all. He felt something at the end of training, so he will not be available against him Fulham“.

“Before training today we thought I had a great opportunity to be against him Madrid, even against him FulhamNow I don’t want to be too negative. We’ll see how they are tomorrow, “added the German coach.

The one that is not 100% is either Antonio Rudiger. The German central defender left the game against him with discomfort Real Madrid and will not play, as a precaution, this Saturday against the Londoners.

“I am quite confident that it will reach Wednesday,” he said. Tuchel. “N’Golo (Kante) he is doing very well and Jorginho is too. They are two super professional guys and they know we miss each other a lot. Kovacic. I’m sure both of them are going to step forward to be their best. ”



Champions League: Schedule, day and live broadcast of the semifinals

Real Madrid ve. Chelsea y PSG vs. Manchester City They form the two keys to the semifinals of the Champions League to be played from this Tuesday according to the schedule released by UEFA.

On Tuesday 27, Real Madrid will host Chelsea at the Alfredo Di Stefano stadium at 2 in the afternoon (Peruvian time). The White House team appears as the favorite for the first leg.

Chelsea goes through a bad moment of indiscipline where they have been involveds I Chiwell Y Mason Mount upon being detected at a Covid party whose organization is prohibited.

Both players broke the sanitary protocol and the sanctions are expected to appear.

Mount, who is one of the main goal cards of Thomas Tuchel’s team, apologized for playing soccer in a park with West Ham player Declan Rice.

PSG ante Manchester City

The Parisian team of Neymar and Mbappé will receive Manchester City at the Parque de los Príncipes stadium on Wednesday 28 at 2 pm Peruvian time.


Champions League: Schedule of the semifinals between Real Madrid, Chelsea, PSG and Manchester City

The Champions League will be played after the earthquake in European football that meant the announcement of the creation of the Super League that threatened, even, that the semifinals of the competition would be played. However, the waters calmed down and the best four of the seasons will take the conversation from the offices to the pitch.

The first match of this round will be on Tuesday, April 27, with Real Madrid hosting Chelsea at the Alfredo di Stéfano Stadium. The meringues come from leaving Liverpool on the road with a lot of authority, while the blues passed with relative comfort in their tie against Porto.

The next day there is another of the stellar duels with PSG in local condition against Manchester City. Those led by Mauricio Pochettino opened the possibility that this edition will have a new champion by taking Bayern Munich out of the competition and those led by Josep Guardiola fired Borussia Dortmund.

The two commitments, both Tuesday and Wednesday, are destined to be played from 3:00 p.m. in Chile. It should be noted that the laps will be held a week later.

Among the four classified to the semifinals of the Champions League, all the teams, with the exception of PSG, were part of the founders of the Superliga from Europe and at some point UEFA proposed a sports sanction that could affect their continuity in the competition, something that was also ruled out.


UEFA will whistle 2 penalties against Real Madrid in the Champions League: Pedrerol

Editorial Mediotiempo

Madrid Spain / 21.04.2021 16:59:32

Do you know something or do you speak gropingly? The truth is that 48 hours after having Florentino Pérez to talk about the European Super League, the host of the show The beach bar, Josep Pedrerol, warned that UEFA “will seek to collect it” from Real Madrid in the Semifinals of the Champions League.

“Madrid, madridistas … They will have two penalties against and we will have to fight more, against Chelsea to fight twice because UEFA is going to make it very difficult for them“, Pedrerol affirmed while accusing that the” state teams and multimillionaires “such as PSG, Manchester City y Chelsea (the other semifinalists) are going to be very calm facing the series of the Champions League.

The same presenter “distributed fire” to FIFA because the next changes to the Financial Fair Play they will benefit the clubs “of state” with multimillion dollar investments; He also pointed out the president of LaLiga, Javier Tebas, whom he points out for not taking care of the interests of Spanish football and the clubs for always prioritizing the economic aspect.

UEFA and FIFA have won the battle for now, but don’t sell us motorcycles. State clubs like City and PSG win, who will be able to spend what they want, those who decided to have a World Cup in Qatar. According to Tebas LaLiga wins, that’s why in Spain you have to pay 100 euros a month to watch football on TV, the same one who wants to take games to Miami. “

Florentino at El Chiringuito

Last Monday was historic for the program of The beach bar With the presence of Florentino Pérez, who was elected president of the short-lived European Super League and he was on set to talk about all the issues, including “UEFA’s lack of transparency”, how the failed 12-team project was going to “save football” and even to excite fans of the game. Real Madrid saying that “we have to renew the squad”, without closing the door to people like Kylian Mbappé and Erling Haaland.


UEFA analyzes suspending Madrid, Chelsea and City, what will happen to the semifinals? | Champions League

The international press is tracking the tremendous earthquake in world football due to the appearance of the European Super League, which will have the participation of important clubs from Spain, Italy and England. Just three of them recently qualified for the 2020/21 Champions League semi-finals, so UEFA is analyzing a possible sanction. Real Madrid, Chelsea and Manchester City are the ones involved.

Information collected by the Spanish newspaper Sport indicates that Jesper Moller, a member of the UEFA executive committee, told the DR chain this Monday that Real Madrid, Manchester City and Chelsea could be excluded from the semifinals of the Champions League. All this for being the promoters of the Super League.

“The clubs have to go and I hope that happens on Friday. Then we have to see how to finish the Champions League tournament,” Moller said. The only one waiting on the other shore and without “losing heart” is PSG. But what about the competition? …

Now, UEFA will have to define which teams must appear for the semifinal phase, in case of suspending the three in question. It should be remembered that Real Madrid eliminated Liverpool, another of those that is part of the European Super League group. Chelsea advanced after leaving Porto on the road and Manchester City did the same with Borussia Dortmund.


Paris Saint-Germain, rival of Barcelona in the semifinals of the Champions

Lluís Cortés’s Fútbol Club Barcelona already knows who will be his next rival in the highest continental competition of women’s football: he will be measured at Paris Saint Germain from Olivier Echouafni. The Parisian outfit, which comes from eliminating the champion of the last five editions, Olympique Lyonnais, in the quarterfinals, the Catalans will be measured in the first leg, scheduled for April 25 in France. The return will be disputed May 2 at Estadi Johan Cruyff.

Currently, the rival of the azulgrana team is the undefeated leader of the highest category of French football, with two points more than Olympique Lyonnais and has a squad full of stars such as Irene Paredes, Sara Däbritz, Marie-Antoinette Katoto or goalkeeper Christiane Endler, author of one of the best saves seen in the second leg of the quarterfinals, recently played at the Groupama Stadium, where the Parisians turned around the local early goal with the targets signed by Grace Geyoro and Wendie Renard, at their own goal.

The precedents

The one of the semifinals of this edition of the European competition, It will be the third match between Paris Saint-Germain and Fútbol Club Barcelona. The previous two they opted for the Gallic side.

In the first one, corresponding to the quarter finals of the edition of the season 2015/16, the culés resisted in the first leg, which had a massive influx of fans in the Miniestadi, but succumbed in the return with a goal from Cristiane.

In the next year, the French women crossed paths first semifinals in the history of the Catalans. On this occasion, Paris Saint-Germain clearly qualified for the final by winning 1-3 at the Miniestadi and 2-0 at the Parc des Princes.

The dates and The schedules of the European clash will be fixed this Monday. The other semi-final will be played by Bayern Munich and Chelsea. In this way, the leaders of the German, Spanish, French and English league competitions will play the maximum continental title.


Highlights from the second leg of the Europa League quarter-finals

Apr 16, 2021 at 11:34 am


Quique Briz

Fifth European semifinal in the history of Villarreal

The victory of Villarreal about him Dinamo de Zagreb 2-1 confirmed the classification of the yellow submarine for the semifinals of the Europa League. And although the Croats sold their fur very expensive, the Croats Unai emery They overcome a new hurdle in European competition this season and become the team with the most wins this season in the Europa League. Of their twelve games played, they have won eleven and only left a draw in the group stage against him Maccabi Tel-Aviv.

In the semifinals he will face Arsenal, in a match that will perhaps be special for Unai Emery, a former “gunner” coach with very good records in the competition. It will be the fifth time that the yellow team reaches this phase. Of the previous occasions, three were in the Europa League or the old UEFA and they fell to Valencia (2003/04), Porto (2011/12) and Liverpool (15/16). In the Champions League, it was precisely Arsenal who removed them from the competition in 2008/09.

Villarreal, to semis of the Europa League | Mediapro

Slavia Prague had no options against an overwhelming Arsenal

The quarter-final match that seemed more even due to the result of the first leg (1-1) was decided very soon. The Arsenal, whose only options to be in Europe next season are to win the title, played possibly the best game of the season. Ten overwhelming minutes between 15 ‘and 25’ soon came down from the cloud to a Slavia de Prague that at that time saw how the VAR annulled an Arsenal goal and later came three goals from those of Mikel Arteta. The exhibits of players like Bukayo Saka, Alexandre lacazette O Nicolas Pepe they ended up leaving 0-4 on the scoreboard of Eden Arena.

In this way, Slavia falls again in the quarterfinals against a London team for the second time in three years in what could possibly have been the last European match of Jindřich Trpišovský at the head of the Czech bench, the great architect of the team’s feat. Meanwhile, Arsenal will see them in the semifinals against him Villarreal and wants to play Europe next season with the quota that the Champions gives to the winner of the Europa League. And is that the last time that the “Gunners” were without European competition was in 1995/96, precisely the year in which Slavia Prague did reach the semifinals of the competition.

Arsenal beat Slavia Prague and will face Villarreal in the semi-final | Mediapro

The end of the adventure of a Granada that never stopped dreaming

It started at the Niko Dovana before him Teuta Durrës and ends up at Old Trafford against a whole Manchester United. Between the two dates, a Granada that continued to dream of all that passing countryside. Those of Diego Martinez they could not with the one that is probably the favorite to win the title in Gdańsk and here they end their historic campaign in the Europa League, where they have played with up to nine different rivals and managed to beat PSV Eindhoven O Naples. In the Nasrid city they may well be proud of their first experience at the European level.

For their part, Manchester United ended up beating Granada thanks to their potential and their effectiveness in the rival area. Those of Ole Gunnar Solskjær They are one of the fittest teams on the entire continent and although Granada made them suffer for a few minutes of the tie, they surpassed the Andalusians with conviction and will face the Roma in the semifinals.

Granada say goodbye to the European dream: the summary of the defeat against Manchester United at Old Trafford | MEDIAPRO

Roma reach the semifinals thirty years later

The tie between Roma Y Ajax at the Olympic, he certified the Italians’ passage to the semi-finals of the competition, although not without suffering. And it is that they should have seen how their rivals traced the tie with a goal from Brian Brobbey and another from Dusan Tadic. However, the Serbian goal ended up being annulled by the VAR due to a previous foul by Nico Tagliafico in the same play. Subsequently, the tireless Edin Dzeko would end up sentencing the tie for his own.

In this way, Roma achieves their return to the semifinals of the competition 30 years later. The 1990/91 season, the last in which the Italians played this phase, would end up reaching the final, where they would fall with the Inter. Now they will try to make things difficult for the Manchester United, which will be his next rival in this edition.

Roma draw against Ajax and are in the semifinals: the summary of the match | MEDIAPRO


Chelsea lost, but qualified for the semi-finals of the Champions League

A Chilean from Mahdi Taremi in the added time was insufficient for the Port could eliminate a Chelsea that made the first leg 0-2 good and that goes to the semifinals of the Champions League, for the first time in seven years, despite the defeat on Tuesday in Seville (0-1).

It will be the English who go to the semifinals, for the first time since the 2013-2014 season, waiting for Real Madrid o Liverpool, with a control football, regardless of the figure of the nine, which despaired of a Porto that missed more individual quality and that could not repeat the miracle that it already achieved against Juventus in Turin.

Those of Sergio Conceiao they tried what they had to try to lift a tie practically lost in the first leg. The 0-2 left very few options for the Portuguese, who squeezed them in the first half in which they deserved more than the 0-0 with which they went to rest.

Unlike the Atlético de Madrid In the second round, Porto did come out for the match and frequented Mendy’s area more than the English did Marchesín’s.

Corona, el Tecatito, was the man who could change the sign of the tie. His were the clearest occasions to bring the Portuguese closer to the miracle, but he was more incisive than successful. Mendy, nervous with his feet, he handed him a frank ball when he tried to get the ball, but the Mexican did not hit the goal.

When minutes later he won the game against a soft Ben Chilwell and he stood in front of the Senegalese goalkeeper, but he did not know how to define either. Tecatito had in his hand put fear in the body of the English, but those of Tuchel went unscathed to the second half and put chloroform into the game.

They regained command of the game, put Porto to sleep and were even able to go ahead with a death pass that ended with a shin Christian Pulisic. Mehdi Taremi approached, with a placid header that stopped Mendy, but Porto never seemed in a position to create the same danger as in the first half.

However, he scored one of the most beautiful goals of the competition. In the 93rd minute, Taremi scored a spectacular Chilean, shortly before Clement Turpin sealed the end of the match, ending the adventure of the Portuguese, who take the lives of Juventus with them.

Chelsea will play their first semifinals in seven years, against the winner of the Real Madrid-Liverpool cross. His eighth semifinals in the top competition, the first since he was eliminated by Atlético de Madrid before losing the final in Lisbon to Real Madrid.


Porto. What do you need to advance to the Champions League semi-finals?


Mexico City / 12.04.2021 18:13:45

Tomorrow the activity of the UEFA Champions League with the duels of return of the quarterfinals, where he Porto will seek to go back to Chelsea after fall 2-0 in the first leg. The Portuguese team where the Mexican plays Jesus Manuel Corona It seems to be on the ropes and they will have a tough task if they want to repeat the feat achieved against Juventus to get into the next round.


The outlook for Jesus Manuel Corona, Marchesín and company look extremely complicated, after receiving two goals as a visitor, the Chelsea He arrives with a good advantage to tie his pass to the anteroom of the grand final.

If he Porto wants to play the semifinals will have to score two goals, minimum, to tie the overall score and thereby force the overtime due to the two away goals that, hypothetically, they would be getting on the Sevilla court – it is played there because of the pandemic.

If they want the direct ticket, they would have to win by score of 3-0, even winning 3-1 would be on the other sideor, because even if the global scoreboard ends 3-3, Porto would go through most goals as a visitor.


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