MCFC 2 - BFC 0 | Mumbai City FC vs Bengaluru FC - Live Football Score, Match 61 - Summary
Indian Super League, 2019-20Date: Jan 17, 2020 Start Time: 19:30 IST
Venue: Mumbai Football Arena, Mumbai
With players like Nerijus Valskis and Rafael Crivellaro in the form of their lives, Chennaiyin have managed 21 goals in their last eight games which includes six wins.
FC Goa, who started the tournament as favourites, played according to the expectations and finished the group stage at the pinnacle of the points table. The pair of Ferran Corominas and Hugo Bomous enjoyed a dream run in the tournament and played a crucial role in guiding their side for playoffs.
Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo, who recently marked his 1000th senior career appearance, said it is a good achievement but he is hoping to play hundreds of more games.
Spanish football league La Liga's president Javier Tebas has confirmed that El Clasico match between Real Madrid and Barcelona is not under threat amid the coronavirus outbreak. There has been speculation around the match as to date, 32 cases of coronavirus have emerged in Spain.
Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo has termed Champions League as the 'hardest competition' in football. "The Champions League is the hardest competition in football. All the teams are difficult," the club's official website quoted Ronaldo as saying.
Laporte had only recently returned to action after several months out with an ankle injury and his new setback means he will miss Sunday's Carabao Cup final against Aston Villa, as well as the Manchester derby against Manchester United and the return leg of their Champions League tie against Real Madrid on March 17.
Austrian league leaders LASK made their group stage debut this season and secured a 3-1 aggregate win over Dutch outfit AZ Alkmaar in the last 32. Wolves progressed to the last 16 of a major European competition for the first time since finishing runners-up in the UEFA Cup in 1971-72, after overcoming Spanish strugglers Espanyol.
Switzerland's Football League announced on Friday that all weekend Super League matches would be postponed to a later date. In cycling, the UAE Tour was abandoned on Thursday after two Italian staff members of one of the teams taking part tested positive for the coronavirus.
City rivals Inter Milan's Europa League game against Bulgarian club Ludogorets also took place behind closed doors in the San Siro on Thursday. Italy has the largest coronavirus outbreak in Europe with 650 people infected and 17 deaths.
The round of 32 had a lot of upsets as European heavyweights such as Arsenal, Ajax, Sporting CP, Celtic and FC Porto have all been eliminated from the competition. Arsenal suffered a heart-breaking last-minute defeat against Olympiacos as Youssef El-Arabi’s strike in 119th minute took the Greek side into the last 16.
A shortlist of nominees will also be announced at the same time, with fans invited to vote to help select the additional former players to join the Premier League Hall of Fame 2020. Membership of the Premier League Hall of Fame will be the highest individual honour awarded to players by the League.
The Indian men's football team will be playing an away friendly match against Tajikistan in on March 31. The venue for the match will be confirmed at a later date.