Gameweek 5 of the German League Bundesliga was played last weekend. Who won the game? WhoScored.Com has announced the squad of the week for the matches played between September 17th and September 19th, 2021. Timo Horn of FC Koln is the squad's goalkeeper of the week.
Pep Guardiola and his men were held to a disappointing draw by a spirited Southampton side on Saturday afternoon as they drop another two points for the second time in just five games this season. Ahead of the new season, there have been concern about City's chances of scoring goals in the league, after they failed to replace the departing Sergio Aguero going into the new season.
The 2021/22 UEFA Champions League campaign kicked off this midweek with some exciting fixtures which produced loads of goals and entertaining results to enjoy. There were some brilliant individual performances in the matches but they were also some terrible displays by some players which cost their teams a result on the opening match day.
Manchester City began their UEFA Champions League campaign with a bang as they defeated German Bundesliga side, RB Leipzig, 6-3 on Wednesday evening. French winger Christopher Nkunku scored a hat-trick for the German side but it was not enough to get a win at the Etihad stadium as the Cityzens took all three points.
Pep Guardiola says he will not apologize for asking more Manchester City fans to attend Saturday's match against Southampton, and that if fans are unhappy with him, he will quit the club. Man City's 6-3 win over RB Leipzig drew 38,062 spectators on Wednesday, and Pep Guardiola has appealed for even more for Sunday's Premier League fixture against Southampton.
Losing a parent is one of the most painful things on earth. Nathan Ake, a Manchester City defender, lost his father on Wednesday night, just minutes after the team's game against RB Leipzig in the Uefa Champions League. His father, Moise Ake, was believed to be suffering from a terminal illness.
Another weekend is upon us, and once again another new set of football to look up to. Football fans would surely be hoping that come each weekend, the football played would superceed the past weekend, as fans would dread watching a goalless score draw match. Although during the week, champions league football was played, but for fans that don't have their teams in the champions league, the weekend would be the only time to offer them the chance of seeing their teams out on the pitch of play.
Manchester United UEFA Champions League defeat to Young Boys has rocked the media so hard now leaving the Premier League side as the only English club to experience opening day defeat in Europe. Interestedly, seven English clubs participated in the UEFA European competitions that got underway this week but all secure either a win or draw whilst none except Manchester United suffered defeat.
5. Naby Laye Keïta Naby Laye Keïta is a 26-year-old Guinean professional soccer player who currently plays as a central midfielder for Liverpool and the Guinea national team. Keïta started his professional football career with FC Istres eight years, before moving to Red Bull Salzburg, where he won the Austrian Football Bundesliga and Austrian Cup double in both of his seasons.
The UEFA Champions League returned this midweek as several European teams were involved in the action facing different opponents in the competition. The Champions League matchday 1 concluded yesterday after several entertaining games were played in the competition as some teams did well to clinch maximum points from their various encounters
Some hours ago, the manager of FC Bayern München stirred a lot of reaction in the world of football after he made some very daring suggestions to football that has left so many lovers of the sport shocked. According to the former Hoffenheim and RB Leipzig manager, world football needs to take a page out of American football and introduce the use of earpiece to the sport.
GK: Edouard Mendy. Chelsea's first choice goalkeeper Edouard Mendy make is our goalkeeper of the week after he kept another clean sheet for Chelsea in the Champions league. The Senegalese international is slowly becoming Mr Cleansheet after he keeping 36 clean sheets in his last 50 games for Chelsea, incredible.
Chelsea will travel to White Hart Lane in a few days to face fellow London rivals, Tottenham Hotspur, in an English Premier League match on matchday 5 of the 2021-22 season. We are convinced that Thomas Tuchel will name a strong starting eleven against Tottenham Hotspur, capable of bringing Tottenham to their knees and maintaining their good run this season.
Following his side's win against RB Leipzig yesterday, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola pleaded with the fans to come to the Etihad stadium to watch the club's Premier League game against Southampton on the weekend. The reason for this unusual plea from the Spanish manager is simple.
The long break is over, following the resumption of the European competitons which includes, the UEFA Champions League, the Europa league and the Eroupa conference league which was recently added by the FIFA president. The UEFA Champions League happens to be the most recognised leagues in Europe as the top teams get to take part in the competion every year.
After the low turnout for the Champions league match against RB Leipzig with just over 38,000 spectators, Guardiola asked for more fans to attend this weekend’s clash against Southampton on Saturday. Guardiola said his team will “need” a bigger audience at the Etihad against Southampton this weekend in the post match interview on Wednesday.
After putting 6 goals past RB Leipzig last time out, Manchester City will be hoping to continue with their exhilarating form when they go up against Southampton at Etihad Stadium later today. Photo credit: City Extra Pep Guardiola has no major injuries so worry about. As such, he's expected to name a very strong starting XI for the game.
Manchester City are back to UEFA champions league after their disappointing loss against Chelsea last season in the final. They played their first champions league match of the season against RB Leipzig where there was a nine goals thriller. Man City won the match with six goals to three with RB Leipzig’s red card killing their mentality.
The UEFA Champions League Week 1 ended with many interesting results; Bayern Munich defeated Barcelona 3-0 away at Camp Nou, Manchester City demolished RB Leipzig with 6-3 win at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester United fell to a 2-1 defeat to Young Boys despite Cristiano Ronaldo connecting with Bruno Fernándes pass to give the red Devils the earlier lead.
The UEFA Champions League is an annual club football competition organized by the Union of European Football Association (UEFA) and contested by top division European clubs. The competition is organized in a system of a round robin group stage, double-legged knockout format and a single leg final.