One of the advantages of FIFA's eligibility rules is that footballers can play for the countries of their ancestors even though they were not born in the country. Another thing about the rule is that a player can play for the country of his birth at the youth levels and still switch to the country of his ancestors when it's time to play for the national team.
After Man U lost 0-5, and Leicester won 2-1, Check out how the premier league table currently looks.
The English Premier League continued, with three fixtures to be played for the day. Beginning today's fixtures, Leicester City visited Brentford, hoping to maintain their winning run after claiming victory against Manchester United in their previous league fixture. Today's game ended 1:2, with the visiting team claiming all points.
As Chelsea have been the Premier League's pacesetter thus far, here's a look at the Blues' next four league games which will determine whether they will remain title challengers ahead of Liverpool or not. Following brutal displays against Norwich City at Stamford Bridge in their most recent league encounter, Thomas Tuchel's side sent a signal to their league opponents.
Nigeria is one of the most represented countries in European football and it is safe to say that there is at least more than two Nigerians or Nigerian related people in every major league in the world, even as far as China. But how many of these clubs have more than one Nigerian super eagles or former eagles player?, Here are 3 of them.
Chelsea are top of the Premier League with 22points, 1 point ahead of 2nd place Liverpool after match day 9. The Blues have done excellently well having move to the top of the Premier League table before the international and still maintain their lead at the summit of the table after an excellent display against Norwich City.
Liverpool wrapped up Gameweek 9 (Day 3) with a convincing 5-0 win over Manchester United, thanks to goals from Naby Keita, Diogo Jota, Mohamed Salah (Hat-trick). Leicester City secured a 2-1 win at Brentford in a thrilling Premier League match on Sunday thanks to goals from Youri Tielemans and James Maddison.
Manchester United's season may have just taken a turn for the worse, as their next two Premier League games could see them drop crucial points in the race for the English Premier League title. Since the beginning of October, the Reds have failed to win a game.
Following a 5-0 setback at Old Trafford against Liverpool, Manchester United is trying to stay up with the speed of the Premier League competition. This season, they have two players who can work effectively together to keep them from sinking. After defeating Leeds United 5-0, Ole Gunnar's side had started the season well.
"Welcome to a super Sunday, it is Manchester United hosting Liverpool in the biggest match in Europe". That was one of the opening lines a commentator used in kicking off commentary in Sunday's match between Manchester United and Liverpool. A match that failed to produce the usual exciting and tensed atmosphere.
This season, Manchester United has experienced a string of dismal results. The club has already suffered defeats to Liverpool, Leicester City, and Aston Villa in the Premier League. This season, Manchester United's players have struggled to deliver regular success. Cristiano Ronaldo, Bruno Fernandes, and Mason Greenwood are among the players.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has no hiding place after the humiliation on Sunday against Liverpool. After last weekend’s defeat to Leicester City, many observers suggested it could mark the beginning of the end for the Norwegian at the club. That result was bad but this was worse.
Harry Maguire has been heavily criticised by Manchester United Football club, for his performances since joining the club from Leicester City for £80 Million pounds. The criticism got much in Manchester United's last 3 matches against Leicester City which they lost 4-2, against Atalanta which they defeated 3-2 in the UEFA Champions league and recently, against Liverpool FC which they lost 5-0.
Manchester United was humiliated on their turf by Liverpool following a shambolic performance by the home side. The visitors didn't wait until the final whistle to cement their victory as they were already two goals up within the half-hour mark through Naby Keita and Diogo Jota. Mohamed Salah cemented the win for the Reds by netting a hat trick on the night to make it a comfortable 5-0 win.
It was an evening of horror at Old Trafford, which questions potency of the Theatre of Dreams on the entire crew at Machester United on Sunday. The erstwhile Red Devils' manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer paraded his normal players in the usual formation but continued were to stop at the King Power Stadium, against Leicester City.
Manchester United was thoroughly embarrassed by Liverpool in a match that could spell the beginning of the end for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. It was a very poor performance from the Red Devils with them already four goals down by halftime. Naby Keita opened the scoring as early as the 5th-minute before Diogo Jota added another in the 13th-minute.
Four Wins. Two Draws. Three Losses. An interesting stat shared by two teams. It is a rare one to notice on the log table. But here we have it. That sets the stage for a big showdown between Arsenal and Leicester City. Both teams are exactly on the same point and would vie against each other this weekend to increase their point tally.
Chelsea football club has been having a series of good results in the English Premier League recently. They are currently top of the premier league table with 22 points after 9 games. Ever since Thomas Tuchel took over at Chelsea, the Blues have been performing amazingly and they have been keeping some amazing stats as well keeping cleansheet.
Manchester United suffered their worst defeat at Old Trafford for the first time since 1955 when they were thrashed 5:0 by their visitors, Liverpool. The last time they suffered such defeat was against Manchester City with the same margin. And again, they showed their weaknesses for all the world to see, but in a very embarrassing way.
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president, Amaju Pinnick has confirmed that Leicester City player, Ademola Lookman has begun the process of switching his international allegiance from England. Photo Credit: Goggle. The president revealed he spoke with Lookman over the weekend when he visited the UK.
Manchester United suffered another defeat against Liverpool FC in the Premier League. The defeat is the Red Devils fourth (4th) game without a win having lost to Aston Villa by 1-0 goals, Leicester City by 4-2 goals and drew against Everton in the same competition. Unfortunately, the defeat to Liverpool FC was a ruthless one, having lost by 5-0 goals.