7 The Spanish Gerard Deulofeu, Watford striker, had to leave the field, on a stretcher, with clear symptoms of pain in the right knee and crying, half an hour after the match that his team plays at the Vicarage Road stadium against Liverpool.Deulofeu He clashed with Liverpool’s defender, the Dutchman Virgil Van Dijk and made a sharp turn with his right leg. The Spanish fell on the grass. He put his hands to his face, aching, and could not get up. Watford’s medical services treated him on the pitch. The player could not get up and left the court on a stretcher and with oxygen. The public of Vicarage Road cheered on his player, who was replaced by Roberto Pereyra.Gerard Deulofeu will be tested in the next few hours to specify the extent of the ailment.
Metropolitan, divine treasure. Atlético’s stadium is a fortin this season, something almost similar to the previous ones. Part of the fans understood that the rojiblanco team could accuse leaving a magical stadium like Vicente Calderón to go to a new venue, which could lack the passion that was in the Manzanares. The numbers were very positive from the start for Atlético in their new home. This season, without going any further, only Barcelona could win in the Metropolitan. He did it right at the end of the game and with a goal from Messi. Something habitual in this stadium and in many others of our football.Atlético He has played 18 games this season in his stadium, 14 from LaLiga and four from Champions. In the Copa del Rey, Atlético was eliminated by Cultural and there have been no cupbearing matches in the rojiblanco venue. He won eleven games, tied six and lost once, the aforementioned against Barça. Six teams took a tie. Juventus (2-2), Celta (0-0), Real Madrid (0-0), Valencia (1-1), Leganés (0-0) and Sevilla (2-2). Atlético won in the Wanda Metropolitano Getafe, Eibar, Leverkusen, Athletic, Espanyol, Lokomotiv, Osasuna, Levante, Granada, Liverpool and Villarreal. The balance is 26 goals for and 11 against. In Europe, as seen, the numbers have been very positive. Only Juventus was able to get a point. And vital was the 1-0 achieved against Liverpool in front of a crowded Metropolitan who took his team on the wing.Last season, 2018-19, more or less the same thing happened. In this exercise only Real Madrid won at the Metropolitano (1-3). The meeting was in the league championship. Girona, in the Cup, gave the bell and tied three goals and eliminated the rojiblancos. In LaLiga, Eibar, Barcelona and Seville scratched a tie, all to one goal. In Europe, Atlético was once again imperial in their stadium. He defeated Bruges, Dortmund, Monaco, in the group stage, and Juventus, already in the tie.In the 2017-18 financial year, the first in which it was played at the Metropolitano, there was some other defeat at home. The first to win was Chelsea, in Champions. His last goal complicated the pass. That defeat was harsh, but the draw against Qarabag, 1-1, almost scored. Atlético fell to the Europa League, a competition that ended up winning.Barcelona, Villarreal, Real Madrid, Girona, Betis and Eibar tied in LaLiga. Espanyol won 0-2 and was the first team to beat Wanda Metropolitano in the league tournament. Sevilla, in the Cup, also gave the chime and won 1-2. The return was played at Pizjuán and Atlético could not overcome.Total, Chelsea (Champions), Espanyol (LaLiga) and Seville (Cup) they won at the Metropolitano, in the 2017-18 season; Real Madrid (LaLiga), he did it in 2018-19; and the Barcelona (LaLiga), in 2019-20. In the heat of its people, Atlético feels almost impregnable.
The Uruguayan defender, one of the most loved by the Juventus fans, also admitted that would give “anything to be a footballer again” in his time.Currently, Montero trains Sanbenedettese in Serie C (third category) and plays high-quality football, focused on technique and ball possession. “I was lucky to have great coaches in Italy and in South America. César Menotti, Marcello Lippi, Cesare Prandelli, Emiliano Mondonico, Fabio Capello, Carlo Ancelotti. You steal a little from everyone, each of them won trophies, “he said.He dreams of arriving in the future to train Juventus, although he considered that it is still something far away. “Every former player who loves Juventus dreams of coaching him. But it is a long way off, anyone who has been through Juventus would like it,” he said.Finally, toassured that the Argentine Diego Maradona is the “strongest” player he has ever seen and that currently, It would motivate him to score the Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo.“For me the strongest player I have seen has been Maradona. Currently I would like to score Cristiano Ronaldo. Playing against the best makes you understand how to improve,” he acknowledged. Uruguayan Paolo Montero, former player of Juventus Turin and current coach of Sanbenedettese of the Italian C Series (third category), assured this Wednesday that his former French partner Zinedine Zidane “He is one of the most humble people” he knows.“In that Juventus we had players like (Alessandro) Del Piero and Zidane who solved our games for us and in South America they teach us how to defend the strongest. ‘Zizou’ for me was one of the most humble I knew and very strong players passed through Juventus. It was impossible not to love ‘Zizou’, “Montero said in an interview on Italian television” Sky Sport. “Montero shared Juventus’ locker room with Zidane from 1996 to 2001 and continues to have particular affection for the current Real Madrid coach. “Now I’ve been six months without writing to him, because I don’t want to screw him “, Montero explained that in his Juventus career he has won four league titles, an Intercontinental Cup, a UEFA Super Cup, three Italian Super Cups and an Intertoto Cup.He reached Juventus who was the current European champion and reached three other finals in the maximum continental competition, but surrendered to Borussia Dortmund, Real Madrid and Milan. “The finals against Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund are the ones that hurt the most. Especially the one that went to Real Madrid. I saw her again after many years with my children and we had a great game. They are the great disappointments of my career, “he acknowledged.
Sky and BT, the two operators who have the rights to broadcast meetings of the English Premier League, have already subscribed to the clubs all the amounts agreed for this season, which amount to € 1.7 billion, despite the fact that twelve days are still to be disputed, the celebration of which is not even assured.The Premier League has also received all payments for international rights, 1.59 billion per season, according to The Times. Operators have supported clubs to limit the effects of the crisis affecting clubs after the end of competitions during the Covid-19 pandemic in exchange for some advantages. The most important would be to have the possibility of broadcast more than 200 games per season from the next (those scheduled at four in the afternoon on Saturday, which were not offered live) and also have greater better access to changing rooms.