Category Archives: UK Football

Newspaper Headline after Gladbach 5-0 Bayern in DFB Pokal 2021

Bayern suffered a shock 5-0 loss to Borussia Monchengladbach in the German Cup last evening. It was effectively a full strength Bayern team that suffered a chastening defeat in the Pokal, and here is Bild’s front page reaction “Ja, est is wirklich wahr”, meaning “Yes, it is really true”!

Many would’ve seen the scoreline and assumed that it was Bayern who had dealt out the thrashing to BMG, not them to be on the receiving end of it!

Embolo and Bensebaini scored two goals each, but neither were able to add a third- meaning the list of hat tricks conceded by Manuel Neuer remained the same.

Gladbach 5-0 Bayern Headline

Week 9- Spurs and United both defeated; Saturday’s clash a massive one

This weekend’s clash between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United is shaping up to be a massive one for both teams, in particular the Red Devils and their under-pressure manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after their 5-0 thumping at the hands of Liverpool at Old Trafford in Round 9. Continue reading Week 9- Spurs and United both defeated; Saturday’s clash a massive one

Official UEFA Euro 2021 Team of the Tournament- No Schick, Ronaldo

Here is a look at the official team of the tournament for Euro 2020, as released today (July 13, 2021). Interestingly, the team doesn’t feature Patrick Schick, the Czech striker who scored one of the goals of the tournament against Scotland.

There is no spot for flying Danish left back Joakim Maehle either, with Spinazzola chosen at left back. There are five Italians in the XI and three English players, with one each from Denmark, Spain and Belgium.

UEFA Team of the Tournament Euro 2021