Sports News Today Headlines Wednesday 14th October 2020

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Blunt Spain need scoring solution to rule again on world stage

Spain coach Luis Enrique has a month to sort out the nation’s goalscoring problems if they are to reach the Nations League Final Four. That was the verdict on Wednesday after the team managed just one goal in three games in this international break. “Without goals we are going nowhere,” was the Marca headline theRead More
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Football: African international results

Results of African international friendly matches Tuesday: At Niamey Niger 1 (Djibrilla 54) Sierra Leone 0 At Rio Maior, Portugal Angola 3 (Mateus 45+1, 77, Gelson 79) Mozambique 0 At Rabat Morocco 1 (Mazraoui 45) Democratic Republic of Congo 1 (Wissa 60) At Sankt Veit an der Glan, Austria Nigeria 1 (Iheanacho 21) Tunisia 1Read More
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Solskjaer hits back at Monchi over ‘illogical’ Man Utd comments

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has hit back at Monchi after the Sevilla sporting director claimed Manchester United should hire someone to do his role at the club. Monchi said he “can’t believe” any big club would not have a sporting director in place. United have been criticised for their approach to transfers in recent times, withRead More
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Breaking: Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for COVID-19

Portugal and Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for coronavirus, the Portuguese football federation announced on Tuesday. Ronaldo “is asymptomatic” and “will not play against Sweden” in Wednesday’s Nations League match, the federation said on its website. Ronaldo, 35, who has won the Ballon d’Or five times, played in Portugal’s goalless Nations League drawRead More
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Wenger calls for scrapping of UEFA Nations League

Arsene Wenger says the UEFA Nations League should be binned and claims holding the World Cup and Euros every other year would “be more appropriate for a modern world”. Currently, the Euros and World Cup are held every four years and the Nations League was conceived to give international teams a greater number of competitiveRead More
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How Partey was convinced to pick Arsenal over London rivals

  Thomas Partey’s father has revealed how he convinced his son to join Arsenal over Chelsea and Juventus. Partey arrived at the Emirates on transfer deadline day after the Gunners triggered his £45million release clause. The midfielder was one of Mikel Arteta’s top targets and was always thought to be keen on a move toRead More
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Coutinho hungry for Barca success after fantastic Bayern spell

Philippe Coutinho is determined to make his spell at Barcelona a success after returning from a trophy-laden loan stint with Bayern Munich. The midfielder had been a long-time target for Barca when at Liverpool and the LaLiga giants finally got their man in January 2018 for a deal worth €120million upfront. However, Coutinho was initiallyRead More
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Kane set to start for England, despite Mourinho’s concerns

Gareth Southgate is hopeful star forward Harry Kane will be fit to start for England when they meet Denmark in the Nations League on Wednesday. Spurs head coach Jose Mourinho called on Southgate not to use Kane in all three of England’s fixtures during the international break, with Tottenham having had a congested start toRead More
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Busquets: I could talk for five or six hours about Barcelona drama

Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets says he could talk for “five or six hours” about the turbulence at the club. LaLiga giants Barca have been engulfed in drama for much of 2020, following Lionel Messi’s public declaration that he wanted to leave the club, Luis Suarez’s contentious departure to Atletico Madrid and the appointment of Ronald Koeman as newRead More
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Netherlands still goalless under De Boer, after Bosnia stalemate

Frank de Boer is still waiting for his first goal since taking charge of the Netherlands after his side laboured to a 0-0 Nations League draw with Bosnia-Herzegovina. Having started his reign with a disappointing 1-0 loss to Mexico in Amsterdam, De Boer – appointed after Ronald Koeman’s departure to take charge at Barcelona –Read More
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Neymar sends message to Ronaldo after surpassing his goal record

Brazil forward, Neymar, has reached out to his fellow compatriot, Ronaldo De Lima with a classy message after he surpassed the legendary striker on Brazil’s all-time goal scoring list. DAILY POST recalls that Neymar scored a hat-trick as Brazil defeated Peru 4-2 in a 2022 World Cup qualifier in Lima on Tuesday. The three goals …
Neymar sends message to Ronaldo after surpassing his goal record

Nigeria vs Tunisia: Why it will be difficult to pick list for AFCON qualifiers – Rohr

Gernot Rohr, the Super Eagles coach, has said that it would be difficult for him to pick a list for next month’s 2021 AFCON qualifiers because of the new players who did well during the international break. Nigeria rounded up their friendlies with a 1-1 draw against Tunisia on Tuesday night after losing 1-0 to …
Nigeria vs Tunisia: Why it will be difficult to pick list for AFCON qualifiers – Rohr

Messi is always complaining – Aguero

Sergio Aguero has joked that he and Lionel Messi are “like an old married couple”, when they hook up on Argentina duty. Messi made his debut for his country in 2005, a year before Aguero joined the Argentina senior set-up. The duo have played together at three World Cups, four Copa Americas and won gold …
Messi is always complaining – Aguero

Man City vs Arsenal: Thomas Partey hints at EPL debut

Arsenal midfielder, Thomas Partey, has said he is prepared to make his debut against Manchester City this weekend. The Gunners return to Premier League action on Saturday, with a trip to the Etihad to face former champions Manchester City. Mikel Arteta’s men have won three of their four league matches so far this season, only …
Man City vs Arsenal: Thomas Partey hints at EPL debut

Juventus vs Barcelona: Cristiano Ronaldo to miss Champions League face-off with Messi

Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, could miss his side’s Champions League clash against Barcelona, after he tested positive to Coronavirus. Ronaldo has left the Portugal squad on Tuesday and goes straight into quarantine. UEFA’s protocols call for a player to be COVID-negative for at least seven days, before he can be allowed to feature in a …
Juventus vs Barcelona: Cristiano Ronaldo to miss Champions League face-off with Messi

Peru vs Brazil: Neymar breaks Ronaldo’s goalscoring record

Neymar netted a hat-trick as Brazil defeated Peru 4-2 in a 2022 World Cup qualifier in Lima on Tuesday The three goals moved Neymar into second place in his country’s all-time goalscoring list ahead of Ronaldo De Lima but beind Pele. It was the hosts who took the lead in the 6th minute through Andre …
Peru vs Brazil: Neymar breaks Ronaldo’s goalscoring record

Nigeria vs Tunisia: Super Eagles held to 1-1 draw

Nigeria played out a 1-1 draw with Tunisia on Tuesday night. It was the Super Eagles’ second friendly game within four days in Austria. Gernot Rohr’s men were defeated 1-0 by Algeria on Friday. However, against the Carthage Eagles, Nigeria took an early lead after Kelechi Iheanacho controlled the ball inside the box and fired …
Nigeria vs Tunisia: Super Eagles held to 1-1 draw

Thomas Partey names five Arsenal players he admired

Thomas Partey has named five Arsenal players he admired while growing up. The Gunners bolstered their midfield with Partey, who arrived from Atletico Madrid on transfer deadline day after his £45million release clause was triggered. The 27-year-old speaking with the club’s media team on Monday, claimed he has followed the team “for a long time” …
Thomas Partey names five Arsenal players he admired

Cristiano Ronaldo: Piers Morgan, Frank, Lineker, others react as Portugal captain test positive to COVID-19

Renowned English sports journalist, Piers Morgan, the owner of West London Film Studios, Frank Khalid, and other former and present football stars have expressed their sincere support to Portugal captain, Cristiano Ronaldo after the Juventus forward had contracted COVID-19. Recall that Ronaldo had earlier tested positive for the deadly coronavirus disease. According to a statement …
Cristiano Ronaldo: Piers Morgan, Frank, Lineker, others react as Portugal captain test positive to COVID-19

Nigeria vs Tunisia: Livescore from Super Eagles friendly in Austria

Nigeria will take on Tunisia in a friendly match Tuesday evening in Austria. The game comes four days after the Super Eagles lost 1-0 to Algeria in another international friendly. Gernot Rohr is using these matches as preparation for his side’s double-header 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone. It is also the …
Nigeria vs Tunisia: Livescore from Super Eagles friendly in Austria

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