Finalissima 2022: It was difficult for Argentina to control him – Messi singles out Italy star
Argentina captain, Lionel Messi, has singled out Italy’s Jorginho for praise following his side’s Finalissima 3-0 victory on Wednesday.
Messi said it was difficult for Argentina to control Jorginho during the first 20 minutes of the encounter, adding that the Chelsea star was playing alone in the midfield.
Thanks to goals from Lautaro Martinez, Angel Di Maria, and Paulo Dybala, Argentina defeated Argentina.
The seven-time Ballon d’Or winner provided two assists in the game to win the Player of the Match award.
Speaking to TyC Sports after the game, Messi said, “It was a close match until the first goal. They are a great national team and, up until the first 20 minutes, it was difficult for us to control Jorginho. He was playing alone and we couldn’t get the hang of the pressure. But after the first goal, the game completely changed.
WAFCON 2022: It will be difficult to beat Morocco – Super Falcons coach, Waldrum
Head coach of Nigeria’s women national team, Randy Waldrum, has admitted that Morocco poses a big threat to him, ahead of Monday’s Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) semi-final clash.The Super Falcons qualified for the last four thanks to a 1-0 win over Cameroon in the quarter-final.The hosts beat Botswana 2-1 to reach the last four – their best performance ever since making their debut in 1998.Nigeria may be favourites to reach the final, but Waldrum feels the...
He has arrogance – Gary Neville singles out Man Utd player after Fulham win
Gary Neville, a former defender for Manchester United, claims Alejandro Garnacho's "arrogance" is what will make him successful at Old Trafford.The Red Devils defeated Fulham 2-1 on Sunday after Garnacho, a second-half substitute, scored the game-winning goal in stoppage time.The 18-year-old's attitude this season has been emphasized by both United manager Erik ten Hag and midfielder Bruno Fernandes.Neville, however, believes that the club's young players require a...
He had a big impact – Ten Hag singles out Man Utd player after Fulham win
After his team's 2-1 victory over Fulham on Sunday, Alejandro Garnacho has received special praise from Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag.At Craven Cottage, Garnacho scored the Red Devils' winning goal in stoppage time after coming off the bench.The game appeared to be headed for a draw after Dan James had cancelled out Christian Eriksen's opening goal before the 18-year-old scored.“It’s a massive win, and Alejandro Garnacho had a big impact." He finalized, and...
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