Robert Lewandowski is a popular figure in the game of football. He captains the Poland national team and plays for Bayern Munich. With over 500 senior goals for club and country, he is considered to be one of the best strikers of all time, and one of the most successful players in the history of the German Bundesliga.
The UEFA Champions League Matchday 3 concluding parts were staged in various venues across Europe. Defending Champions, Chelsea also took a step further by defending the title Following their victory over Malmö. After losing 3-0 to Benfica on Matchday 2, Barcelona bounced back to winning ways at Camp Nou.
In-form Super Eagles of Nigeria star Taiwo Awoniyi continues his impressive goal scoring form for German Bundesliga giants Union Berlin football club on Saturday, as he scored again in their remarkable 2-0 home League victory over Wolfsburg FC. The former Liverpool football club star was given another starting role by coach Urs Fischer, following his outstanding performance for the club in their last game where he netted two goals, and he was able to impress again.
In-form Super Eagles of Nigeria star Victor Osimhen is among the top ten rated players in the Italian serie A, following his outstanding performance for Napoli football club this season. The former Wolfsburg football club star has been exceptional since Luciano Spalletti took over from sacked Gennaro Gattuso in August, and his excellent performance has made him to make the list of the current best players in the league.
The group stage of the 2021/2022 UEFA Champions League season is finally underway with 8 matches played on Tuesday night. Here is a lineup of the best performing players on the night. Goalkeeper Koen Casteels (Wolfsburg) Wolfsburg conceded a red card in their match against Lille and the French club took advantage by hitting a total of 17 shots on goal.
Super Eagles of Nigeria forward, Victor Osimhen was in action on Sunday night for Napoli in their 8th league game of the Italian Serie A against Torino at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium. The Nigerian star was handed a role to play in his team's starting XI having established himself as a key figure in the squad paraded by Luciano Spalletti following his incredible performance for the club in their previous game.
When Chelsea Women visit Juventus on Wednesday, they will be looking for their first win in the 2021-22 Women's Champions League group stage at the second attempt. On the opening day, Emma Hayes' side drew 3-3 with Wolfsburg, while the Turin giants cruised to the top with a 3-0 victory over Servette Chenois.
Photo Credit: Twitter Chelsea women played their UCL game of 2021/22 season yesterday. It was against Wolfsburg women and it ended in 3-3 draw. Both teams shared equal points after Penille Harder scored a 92nd minute heart-breaking goal at Kingsmeadow(Chelsea home) stadium yesterday. Photo Credit: Flashscore
Late goals from Pernille Harder and Fran Kirby saw Chelsea beat newly-promoted Leicester City 2-0 in the Women's Super League on Sunday. Chelsea Women will now aim to claim their first victory of the 2021-22 Women's Champions League group stage at the second attempt when they travel to Juventus for Wednesday's battle.
Four of six players of Nigeria origin who featured prominently in Wednesday's UEFA Champions League encounter between Salzburg and Wolfsburg, accounted for all four goals recorded by the tie won 3-1 by the former. There aren't many games in the UCL where you see footballers of Nigerian descent scoring as many goals and this could stand as a record in the Europe's elite club competition.
Super Eagles of Nigeria defender Kevin Akpoguma was outstanding for German Bundesliga giants Hoffenheim football club on Saturday evening, as he guided them to a remarkable 3-1 comeback victory over Wolfsburg football club. The Nigerian international was dropped to the bench by coach Sebastian Hoeness, and he was exceptional after being introduced to the pitch.
The champions league competition yesterday, returned to actions as Chelsea narrowly defeated Zenit St Petersburg at home by goal to nothing. 1. Group G: The first game that was played in group G stages yesterday, was between Sevilla and Salzburg. Sevilla who has been on top form this season, failed to defeats Salzburg as the game ended in a disappointing 1-1 draw at Sevilla stadium.
The journey of which team becomes the next Champion of Europe began on Tuesday, 14 September, 2021. Chelsea lifted the Uefa Champions League trophy last season after beating Manchester city by 1:0. On the first day of the competition, The center referee who officiated Lille vs Wolfsburg dished out 9 yellow cards and one red card in that match.
Nigerian footballers are spread all around Europe, representing top clubs and performing well. The game between RB Salzburg and Wolfsburg depicts the potential of Nigerian footballing talents. Salzburg won the game 3-1 over Wolfsburg, all scored by players of Nigerian descent. RB Salzburg and Wolfsburg are in Group G with Sevilla and Lille.
A stoppage-time equaliser from Pernille Harder against her former club earned the Blues a point in their Women’s Champions League opener at Kingsmeadow. Harder scored three goals to help knock her former side out of last season’s Champions League quarter-final and scored again against Wolfsburg to earn a point for Chelsea on Wednesday night.
The German Bundesliga standing is taking shape as Bayern Munich sits top of the league's table after their 3-1 win against Greuther Fürth. They now have 16 points from six games. They are followed by Bayer Leverkusen who have 13 points after their 1-0 win against Mainz 05.
There is a lot to look forward to in European football as the UEFA Champions League returns for a new season. The fans are back and with them the electric vibe of UCL evenings. The group stage draw for this season has produced some interesting matches. Several heavyweights have been matched together to give several high-quality group stage matchups.
Super Eagles star, Victor Osimhen becomes 2nd joint-top scorer in the UEFA Europa League this season
Super Eagles of Nigeria striker, Victor Osimhen was in action on Thursday night for Napoli in their third game of the UEFA Europa League against Legia Warsaw at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium. The former Wolfsburg star started the game from the bench due to tactical reason but was introduced in the early minutes of the second half for Hirving Lozano and he was able to prove himself yet again.
Today, I will be giving you the highlights of all the UEFA Champions League played on Wednesday of this week. Check out the scores and goal scorers below: 1. RB Salzburg Vs Wolfsburg: This match ended 3-1. The first goal for RB Salzburg was scored by K. Adeyemi at the 3rd minute of the game.
Champions League group stage march day 1, fixtures will commerce today. Here are some things you need to know before the game begins. Most of our favourite players might miss this first fixture of the Champions League, because of some serious injury and new Uefa rules.