Matchday 2 of the UEFA Champions League started in a cool way as Ajax maintained their impressive start to this season's Champions League with a second successive group stage win, Goals from Sebastian Haller and S.Berghuis ensured the Dutch giants beat Besiktas 2-0 at Johan Cruijff Arena. Inter Milan, who have three titles in the competition, the last in 2010, were held by Ukraine outfit, Shakhtar Donetsk, with Edin Dzeko and Lautaro Martinez guilty of missed chances.
The 2021/22 summer transfer window saw many top players change clubs, and some of these clubs are already reaping the rewards of their investment. We saw two of the best players in the world — Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi — make shock moves to new leagues. The likes of Romelu Lukaku, Jadon Sancho, Jack Grealish, Edin Dzeko and a host of other top players also made moves to new clubs.
Manchester United football club of England stars Paul Pogba and Raphael Varane were exceptional for 10-man France national team on Wednesday night, as they helped the team to secure a vital point against Bosnia and Herzegovina in the FIFA World Cup qualifier. The Red Devils duo were given starting roles by coach Didier Deschamps and they were able to impress in the entertaining encounter.
It was very hard for football clubs to cover up for losses because of the Champions League rule. However, some top teams defied all odds and shocked their opponents. Let us look at some of the greatest comebacks in the history of football. 4. Roma Vs Barcelona (2018):
Romelu Lukaku has had a bright start to the season, scoring four goals in 5 games in the EPL and UCL, making him one of the top-performing summer signings. Cristiano Ronaldo's start this season has been nothing short of impressive as he has scored four goals in 3 games, making him the 2nd top-performing summer signing for the 2021-2022 football season.
INT 6-1 BOL: Three Things Inter Milan Showed In Today's Match That Might Win Them The Serie A Title.
Inter Milan were active in the Italian Serie A today as they played their fourth game of the competition. The defending Serie A Champions welcomed Bologna to the Giuseppe Meazza Stadium on Saturday evening. The Italian Giants were in astonishing form today as they put up a mind-blowing performance to ruthlessly thrash Bologna 6-1 at the end of the match.
AC Milan and Inter Milan were both active in the Italian Serie A today when they faced different opponents in the competition. AC Milan travelled to face Udinese at the Dacia Arena in a fixture everyone expected them to win easily. The Away side didn't disappoint as they put up a brilliant performance to narrowly defeat Udinese 2-1 thanks to goals from Brahim Diaz and Maldini.
Romelu Lukaku made a big-money move to Chelsea during the recently concluded summer transfer window, while Edin Dzeko was signed from AS Roma to replace him at Inter Milan. Both strikers have had what could be described as an impressive start to the new season for their respective clubs.
Source : Twitter I have read so many articles and I have listened to so many interviews since Manchester United announced that their Legend, Cristiano Ronaldo will be rejoining on a two year deal. While some argued that it was a perfect match, others feel CR7 at 36 would no longer match the intensity of the Premier League.
The Serie A competition returned to action yesterday as three matches were played yesterday. Juventus recorded their third Serie A victory of the new season yesterday against Torino, all thanks to new signing Locatelli who scored the only goal in the game yesterday. Inter Milan on the other hand, came from behind and defeats Sassuolo by 2 goals to one, all thanks to Edin Dzeko who scored Inter Milan first goal yesterday.
Inter Milan have done well so far in their championship defence and will seek to remain in first place in Serie A after their home match against Atalanta on Match Day six. They have 13 points from their first five games and face Atalanta, who are in fourth place with 10 points.
Edin Dzeko and Joaquin Correa were brought in after the sale of Romelu Lukaku to balance the books this summer, and fans were not too overwhelm at the club’s purchases. They deemed the players inferior to the Belgian striker in terms of quality, but it will not be until the end of the campaign that Inter will be able to judge if they have missed the presence of Romelu Lukaku but the early signs are promising.
Sunday’s Derby d’Italia between Inter and Juventus seemed to go under the radar. That’s understandable on a day which featured El Clásico, Liverpool’s stunning thrashing of Manchester United and Lionel Messi’s first Classique with PSG. But for those who did miss it, they lost out on a close, well contested game between two title challengers with just the right amount of controversy to go with this fixture.
Romelu Lukaku fired Inter Milan to the Serie A title scoring 20 plus goals to give the Nerazzurri their first ever Scudetto in the past decade. Inter would however lose Lukaku to Chelsea during the summer, and also former boss Antonio Conte and right-back Achraf Hakimi. The Serie A giants signed up former Chelsea target Edin Dzeko from Roma to replace Lukaku, and he has had a fine start to the season.
The starting lineup for the champions league match between Real Madrid and Inter Milan have been released. Inter Milan starting lineup; Hendanovic, Skriniar, De Vrij, Bastoni, Darmian, Barella, Brozovic, Haken Calhanoglu, Ivan Perisic, Edin Dzeko, Lautaro Martinez. Real Madrid starting lineup; Courtois, David Alaba, Nacho, Eder Militao, Dani Carvajal, Valverde, Casemiro, Luca Modric, Vinicius Junior, Karim Benzema, Lucas Vasquez.
As the Club football calendar pauses for the second time this season due to the international break, and players are sets to represent their home country in international football. Qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar continues this week, but particular attention will be paid to the finals of the UEFA National League.
Beppe Marotta, during an interview with Il Corriere della Sera, admits it will take some time to reach an agreement over Marcelo Brozovic’s contract extension and claims there isn’t much difference between Edin Dzeko and Romelu Lukaku who joined Chelsea to double his salary.
France drew with Bosnia-Herzegovina in World Cup qualifying, with Antoine Griezmann scoring the equalizer. With a fantastic drilled attempt from outside the box, Inter Milan's Edin Dzeko gave the Bosnians the lead. Griezmann, who had only recently returned to Atletico Madrid from Barcelona, scored with a lucky bounced effort, requiring VAR to determine if the ball had crossed the line.
Messi, Sancho, Abraham and Other Top Attackers Who Failed to Score in Their Debut for Their New Team
It's a brand-new season with many players changing clubs due to various circumstances, many fans are already looking out for attacking players who have made a move away to have a goal on their debuts, which is only a normal thing given that many players strive harder just to see themselves getting on the scoresheet for their new sides, while played such as Edin Dzeko and Hakan Calhanoglu have registered goals for Inter Milan in their first appearances, players who couldn't match this feat includes:
Chelsea have made some mistakes in the past by paying huge for a player they sold Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia has now included a buy-back clause in the sale of some young prospects from the club's academy in case Chelsea are interested in resigning them in the coming years.