Villarreal Manager, Unai Emery has assessed their 2-1 home win over Arsenal last night in Europa League Semi-final first leg.The Yellow had a beautiful first half they're two goals in front as both Many Trigueros and Raul Alboil were on targets.The early minutes of the second half saw Dani Ceballos being sent off a second yellow card.
Super Eagles of Nigeria dazzler Samuel Chukwueze was exceptional again for Unai Emery led Villarreal football club of Spain on Friday night, in their narrow defeat to Javi Garcia's Valencia FC in the week 26th of the Spanish Laliga Santander at Estadio Mestalla.
Villarreal reach Agreement For Etienne Capoue According to RMC sport, Etienne Capoue has reached an agreement with Villarreal for 2.5 years. Watford and Villarreal have finalised the transfer. He is expected to be in Spain in the coming hours. Sergio Ramos & Modric Contract Update According to AS, Sergio Ramos asks for 2 more seasons in his new contract going against the policy of the club. Modrić accepted it and his aim is to stay 2/3 seasons more in Madrid renewing year by year. Wolves Want Out of favour
Matchweek 35 ended and those with outstanding performance were picked for the Premier league team of the week. NICK POPE(GOALKEEPER)-BURNLEY: The 28- year old England international was picked after his oustanding performance in keeping a cleansheet against Westham United. JOHN EGAN(CENTRE BACK) SHEFFIELD UNITED: John Egan goal in the 90+3 minutes led to the loss of Wolverhampton Wanderers at Bramall lane. He won the man of the match award. CRAIG DAWSON(CENTRE BACK) WATFORD: Craig Dawson found the back of the
Stats revealed by SunSport shows that Christian Pulisic has scored more and completed more passes than Eden Hazard had at the same stage of his Chelsea career. He was involved in the 3-0 win over Watford and it was the 20th game the American international has played for Chelsea. In that game, he didn't score or get credited with an assist but like other games since the Premier League returned from the covid-19 break, he had an impact on the game. He was brought down by Etienne Capoue in the penalty box and Willian
With Premier League football shelved for the foreseeable future, the time feels right for some retrospection, analysis…….and maybe even a little grassing up. From tactical fouling aficionados and less subtle hatchet men to elbow swingers and aerial aggressors, every Premier League club has a dusting of players that regularly blur the lines between competitiveness and downright dirtiness. Some of those who fall into the aforementioned nefarious categories have reputations and records that reflect their o
Let us know who of Fred, Jorginho, Fabinho, Rodri, Capoue and the Leicester star is the No 1 in the position this season In his latest Talking Tactics article, Adrian Clarke says Wilfred Ndidi is one of the best defensive midfielders in the Premier League at present. Is Ndidi the best or are there others who are better than the Leicester City player? We have picked five candidates who rival Ndidi. Let us know who you think has shone this season by voting in the poll below. Etienne Capoue (WAT) The Fre
There are premier league players who committed more fouls than the normal average. One of the responsibilities of a footballer is stoping other players from offending. Most of the players who are saddled with this responsibility are midfielders and defenders. It is expected of them to ruin an attack launched by the opposition team and also regain possession of the ball. In a tight playing situation which involves a lot of pressure from the opponents, the defenders and midfielders have to be at their best by
Nigerian Wilfred Ndidi remained the Premier League best defensive midfielder as we wrap up year 2020. Nigerian Wilfred Ndidi 23, have distinguished himself with his spectacular defensive display for his Premier League club, Leicester City, over the year. Adrian Clarke in one of his recent talking Tactics article, said Ndidi is one of the best defensive midfielder in the English Premier League at present. This however made the Premier League to organize an online pole to choose from selected best six defensive
With the Premier League season edging towards Easter, top-flight players are starting to run the risk of being banned. An accumulation of 10 yellow cards will result in that player having to complete a two-match suspension, a penalty that often causes major headaches for managers. Watford’s Etienne Capoue was the most cautioned player last season, picking up 14 yellows in 33 appearances. Several stars are nearing the suspension mark this term and could face a stint on the sidelines in the next few weeks.
According to Adrian Clarke, the English Premier League's chief tactical analyst, Wilfred Ndidi is "the league's most effective all-round holding midfielder", more highly rated than Etienne Capoue of Watford, Fabinho of Liverpool, Fred of Manchester United, Jorginho of Chelsea and Rodri of Manchester City. In the short time he has represented the Foxes since joining from Belgian side, Genk in 2017, the Nigerian has quickly established himself as an integral component of the 2016 Premier League champions, not
After the weekend action, the Premier League team for week 28 was selected with a 4-2-3-1 formation. GUAITA (CRY) GK: Vicente Guaita made eight saves in Cystal Palace win against Brighton earning him the gloves for the goal keeper spot. CATHCART(WAT) CB: Craig Cathcart made wonderful interceptions and tackles in their win against Premier league leaders. KABASELE(WAT) CB: Kasbasele alongside his teammates was excellent in their win,saving him the spot for central back. MARCOS ALONSO (CHE) LB: The Spaniard sc
Valencia, in full drama, scores seven players against the clock to improve their squad Javi Gracia needs reinforcements for Mestalla. Yesterday, Betis and Valencia were measured in Mestalla . Two colossi of Spanish football in low hours, although one came out more scalded than the other. The defeat of the Valencian team two days to the end of the transfer market has ignited even more a hobby that does not understand the drift of the club. Valencia has become a selling team and not a buyer. It has lost
Tottenham played out a goalless draw against Watford to dent their champions league aspirations. The major talking point of the match was dangerous tackle by Etienne Capoue on Taganga. Troy Deeney missed from the spot as Gazzaniga guessed right to deny him from scoring giving Watford the lead as both teams share the spoils. Fernandinho's own goal denied Manchester City the maximum points against Crystal Palace as the match ended 2-2. Cenk Tosun opened the scoring with a glancing header just before half ti
We know that there are some things more important than football, and that the coronavirus shutdown is for the greater good. But that still doesn't alleviate the boredom of a Saturday with a blank fixture list, does it? There were, though, some clubs and players that did their best to entertain us. The Football Manager simulation Given the amount of football related video games there are, it was inevitable that someone would simulate their fixture. Step forward Watford, who had their home match with Leiceste