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The escape between man United and Chelsea

In the third round of the Premier League 2020/21, Man United and Chelsea both escaped thanks to goals scored in compensatory minutes.

The third round of the Premier League 2020/21 had dramatic matches on the first day of the match, with the focus on the two big guys Man United and Chelsea. These two matches, although they have different scores, but share the same scenario.

That was the last-minute goal. However, despite the same scenario, the two teams showed clearly different signs.

Man United have always been lucky?
The match against Brighton will go into the history of the VAR when the referee blows to the end of the match, but still changes his decision to refer to the VAR and give Man United the chance to have 3 points. Under the rules of FIFA, referee Chris Kavanagh did not make a mistake.
Accuracy is more important for granted in this industrial football age. A goal is not small at all if it is the decisive factor at the end of the season, especially the ranking of the European Cup. Losing a goal, sometimes dragging the club away tens of millions of pounds the following season. Therefore, the correctness is to re-establish the “market fairness” for football investors.
However, the accuracy of the above law is wrong with football rules for hundreds of years. For more than a century, audiences have been accustomed to the fact that when the whistle ends a match, that means closing the script, not editing, not changing. However, it is clear that referee Kavanagh broke that rule. Basically, the “time limit” story in FIFA’s law on VAR is still lax and ambiguous.

Certainly, there will have to be more detailed adjustments so that this “no time limit” will be shortened within the date of the match or how many hours after the whistle ends the match. In general, teams can completely complain about the results from the 2018 World Cup,

However, that is the story of FIFA. What is more interesting is the story of Man United. In their resurrection scenario against Brighton, what signs are they leaving?

First, still have to mention the defense. The defense line of Man United was broken, there was no good communication between the four defenders, it had no connection with the midfield. However, the most to blame person in the defense must be Maguire with inherent weaknesses: slow, clumsy maneuvering, weak hand-to-hand disputes and inaccurate passing.

The modern center-back is defined differently than it was 20 years ago. Defensive qualities are taken for granted, and a center-back with only good defensive qualities is enough to be considered fairly average. The midfielder’s requirement now must also be the ability to pass the ball at all distances. And Maguire, before Brighton, did not have good passes for Man United to organize the game right from the home (build from back).

Second, midfield continues to be a disaster. Paul Pogba played soulless, unworthy of being one of Man United’s most expensive midfielders.
In defensive support, the midfield was poor, in the organization of the midfield was also ungainly when it did not fulfill the task of rotating and coordinating the ball. Fred did not go into the field much better. And in the match Bruno Fernandes was not in his best form, Man United became completely useless.

Solskjaer’s problem is also a backup factor to change tactics when it is difficult. The fact that he put Van de Beek and Bailly in place of Martial and Greenwood to turn to play 3-4-2-1 was almost ineffective. Although United eventually won the match, the pressure they put on their opponents after the substitution was not at all obvious. To be blunt, they win by luck, something they’ve been “assigned” to for so long.

Luck does not stay forever. If at Man United there are no positive changes in every person, from head coach to player, their future will be full of risks and uncertainties. This is a really worrying sign and if the progress of their season continues like this, it will not be far from “counting the number of games remaining” for Solskjaer.

4 Chelsea players tested positive for COVID-19

The pre-season training of coach Lampard and his students were affected because many members of the main squad were positive for the corona virus.

Before the Premier League entered the new season, club members and coaching staff had to test Covid-19. Chelsea confirmed their four players have been quarantined after the test.

Chelsea’s plans to prepare for the new season are being turned upside down as many players have been found positive for the corona virus. Daily Mail revealed that at least four players are being quarantined by the West London club to avoid infecting the rest of the team of coach Frank Lampard. According to The Times, the identities of these players have not been revealed.

Chelsea players have been on vacation in many parts of the world after the season ended. This is the main cause of infection by some people.

A series of Premier League clubs such as Sheffield United, West Ham, Brighton also discovered nCoV infected players after the test last weekend. 14 cases in 12 different teams had to be quarantined after the break.

Chelsea is a team that is active in the transfer market this summer. Coach Lampard has just welcomed the appearance of left-back Ben Chilwell. The Blues spent 55 million euros to complete the deal with Leicester City, thereby turning Chilwell into the most expensive defender in the history of Stamford Bridge.

In the next few days, Chelsea is expected to welcome another rookie in the defense, Thiago Silva. The Brazilian midfielder is preparing to be in London to conduct a medical examination, before he signed on to a contract with a term of 2 years.

Before that, Chelsea had two quality additions to the public goods, striker Timo Werner (53 million euros) and midfielder Hakim Ziyech (40 million euros).

The Daily Mail confirmed that Chelsea’s preparations for the new season were mixed after a few names were quarantined.

Liverpool overwhelmed Juergen Klopp’s best teammates

In his career at Borussia Dortmund and Liverpool, Klopp coach has the opportunity to lead many big stars such as Van Dijk, Salah, Lewandowski …
Goalkeeper Alisson Becker (Liverpool): The Brazilian goalkeeper moved to Anfield for a record fee and became the number one stopper in front of the wooden frame of “The Kop”. The certainty of the defense with fulcrum Alisson has helped Klopp’s teachers and coaches win the 2018/19 Champions League and most likely the Premier League this season.

Trent Alexander-Arnold defender (Liverpool): The English defender is an interesting finding of Klopp’s coach in Liverpool. Alexander-Arnold is considered by experts to redefine the position of the full-back. This season, he played 40 matches in all competitions, scored 2 goals and had 14 assists.

Defender Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool): The Dutchman did not take much time to prove 85 million euros of Liverpool spent for Southampton is worthy. Van Dijk became the cornerstone of “The Kop” defense. Last year, he came second in the race to win the Golden Ball and has maintained a stable performance so far.

Defender Mats Hummels (Dortmund): In the 2012/13 season, the German player and Neven Subotic formed one of the best center-back duo in Europe, helping Dortmund reach the Champions League final. Hummels was the leader of the yellow-and-black team defense for many years before moving to Bayern Munich. In the winter transfer window last year, he bid farewell to the Allianz Arena to return to the old club.

Defender Andrew Robertson (Liverpool): Robertson and Alexander-Arnold form wings to attack the speed and efficiency of Klopp. Liverpool lost just 9 million euros to get the Scottish defender from Hull City. This season, Robertson played 41 matches in all competitions, scored 2 goals and had 7 assists.

Midfielder Jordan Henderson (Liverpool): Captain “The Kop” is known as the silent hero behind the club’s success. This season, new professionals have recognized Henderson’s irreplaceable role in the Liverpool midfield. The England midfielder is on the verge of becoming the Premier League Player of the Year.

3 things to draw after round 10 of the Premier League

3 things to draw after round 10 of the Premier League

1. Liverpool scares Man City

On the night of October 27, Liverpool faced a tough challenge called Tottenham. As expected, Klopp’s teachers and students were sweating when the north London army opened the score in the first minute. Plus, the Spurs attack is also very impressive with Harry Kane and Son Heung-Min constantly stirring the home side’s defense.

However, in the end, The Kop once again showed the bravery and stature of the European champion in difficult moments. Red Brigade after equalizing 52 minutes, ending the opponent thanks to Salah on penalties. With a 2-1 victory, Klopp’s teachers and students won 3 valuable points and continued to keep a 6-point gap with Man City.

Importantly, Liverpool also sent the extreme challenge to the green half of Manchester. Accordingly, the defending Champions League has successfully completed the confrontation with the giant group “Big Six”.

They beat Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham, and MU draw. The home team is only missing the encounter with Pep himself and her on November 10.

Meanwhile, Man City only drew a draw against Spurs in the first matches of the season. The upcoming club will have to deal with the remaining 4 big players. Obviously, at a later time, the schedule is denser and the King of England will meet many challenges to bring the full score. And The Kop is more relaxed and is waiting for a heroic match with a direct competitor to the championship.

2. MU continued the excitement

MU still makes the fans concerned about the home team performance after the ups and downs. The march to Norwich is not easy for the club. However, the red army had a convincing answer with a jubilant 3-1 victory over the opponent.

3. Watching out for Chelsea

Chelsea marched to Burnley with intense enthusiasm after a dramatic victory in the Champions League. Before the opponent shown below, The Blues quickly displayed superior strength. Not all, the London representative also quickly crushed the home team 4-0 when the game had just arrived in the 58th minute. Despite conceding 2 goals in the last minutes, Lampard’s teachers and students still won with 3 points. integrity.

Importantly, once again, the army of green shirts showed formidable strength after the first few days of deviation. The style of Lampard’s teachers and students has been improved, prospered and methodical. The defense proved to be weak in the middle line, the strikers repeatedly displayed good coordination in the coordination phase.

In the last 6 rounds, the London representative won 5, 1 lost. Up to now, the army of green shirts continues to maintain its position in the top 4 with 20 points, and constantly threaten Man City. Certainly, with this style of kick, The Blues will still create surprises on the way.

France was held in Turkey

1-1 draw with Turkey on 14/10 made France unable to win tickets early for Euro 2020.

France 1-1 Turkey

Losing Turkey 0-2 in the first leg, France was determined to pay the debt to the opponent when pressed for 90 minutes. But the excellence of goalkeeper Mert Gunok and luck helped Turkey leave Stade de France with a point and maintain the top of Group H after eight matches

France created 21 chances and finished the goal nine times during the match. However, the number of goals they scored is only equal to Turkey – the team holds 35% of the ball and finishes the goal exactly once.

Antoine Griezmann, after a faint spell at Barca, plays prominently in the French squad. Almost every rise of the home team is through the foot of the 28-year-old striker. Griezmann and Moussa Sissoko own an outstanding opportunity on the home side. But neither of them could win against Mert Gunok or miss the target.

France held the ball a lot but got stuck in scoring, until Olivier Giroud came on. After only four minutes of participation, the Chelsea striker headed high to open the scoring from a corner in the 76th minute.

When the victory was firmly in the hands of the reigning champions of the World Cup, Turkey suddenly had a goal to remove from the rare opportunity in the match. 82 minutes, from a free kick away from goal Steve Mandanda, Hakan Calhanoglu hung the ball to defender Kaan Ayhan to head level the score.

Draw 1-1, France missed the opportunity to win tickets early in the Euro 2020 final. Teachers and teachers Didier Deschamps had the same 19 points as Turkey but ranked behind because of poor performance in the confrontation in Group H. These two teams are better than Iceland four points when qualifying still has two matches, and are all in the finals. France met Moldova and Albania in the remainder of the qualifying round, while Turkey met Iceland directly in the penultimate match and then guests on Andorra in the last match.

De Bruyne achieved 50 of the fastest tectonic phases in English Premier League history

15 minutes, in the trip of Bournemouth on the evening of 25/8, Kevin De Bruyne kicked the ball, after the thick line on the left from Oleksandr Zinchenko. The ball then found the location of Sergio Aguero, and the Argentinian striker easily finished close to the city, opening the score for Man City. The assist for the 31-year-old striker is calculated for De Bruyne, helping him become the fastest player to reach 50 assists in the English Premier League.

The Man City midfielder needed 123 matches to reach this milestone, breaking Mesut Ozil’s old record (141 matches) set in March 2018.

Player Number of matches Team Time

Kevin De Bruyne 123 Chelsea, Man City 2013 – now

Mesut Ozil 141 Arsenal 2013 – present

Eric Cantona 143 Leeds Utd, Man Utd 1992 – 1997

Dennis Bergkamp 146 Arsenal 1995 – 2006

Cesc Fabregas 165 Arsenal, Chelsea 2003 – 2018

De Bruyne’s first creation line in the Premier League came from the 2013-2014 season, while wearing Chelsea. He then played for Wolfsburg for two and a half years, before returning to the number one foggy league with a blockbuster deal with Man City in the summer of 2015.

Joining Man City, De Bruyne became the most outstanding creation in Europe. The Belgian midfielder has 9, 18 and 16 assists in three consecutive seasons. However, the serious injury early in the 2018-2019 season left the former Chelsea player only 11 starting kicks last season and had two assists.

In the 2019-2020 season, De Bruyne exploded. Counting the match against Bournemouth on 25/8, 28-year-old midfielder has four assists after three rounds. “I feel energetic and getting better and better. I believe everything will be favorable this season,” said Man City maestro after the draw of Tottenham 2-2 in the second round.

De Bruyne’s tectonic record in one season was set in the 2014-2015 season, when he joined Wolfsburg. The Belgian midfielder has 20 assists, although the Bundesliga has only 34 rounds, four times less than the Premier League.