VAL 2 - ESP 1 | Valladolid vs Espanyol - Live Football Score, Match 249 - Summary
Spain LaLiga 19/20Date: Feb 23, 2020 Start Time: 20:30 IST
Venue: JosÃ© Zorrilla
Ronaldo, like many others, has been in self-isolation at home with his country Portugal declaring a nationwide lockdown to curb the coronavirus pandemic. But the Juventus forward, who is popular for experimenting with his hair, perhaps needed a hair-cut and who better than his girlfriend Georgina to give him one.
Slavia-Mozyr were thrashed 1-3 by Slutsk in their opening match of the competition with Igor Tymonyuk’s 70th-minute red card also adding to their woes. But the Mihail Martsinovich-coached side bounced back with a 2-1 victory over BATE. Dinamo Brest, on other, came from behind to hold Smolevichi-STI to 1-1 draw before beating Slutsk 1-0 away from home.
Real Madrid are currently second in Spain's La Liga standings, two points behind leaders Barcelona with 11 matches remaining in the season. Zinedine Zidane's men are due to meet Manchester City in the second leg of their Champions League round of 16 tie, having lost the first encounter 2-1 at the Bernabeu.
BATE are the most successful club in the history of the league with 15 titles to their name, including 13 won consecutively. But the record champions have had a poor start to this year’s campaign and have lost their opening two games and are second to last on the team standings. Roh Brest, on the other hand, lost their previous match after winning the first one.
Both the teams have a similar record after two matchdays in the league. Neman occupy the sixth position with three points while Shakhtyor are eighth in the team standings with a similar number of points. After facing defeat in their opening games, both the teams rallied back for a win in the previous game week and will be looking to continue their winning run.
Juventus were leading the Italian Serie A when the COVID 19 epidemic broke the back of the country. Their talisman, Cristiano Ronaldo was in red hot form when the league ceased. Ronaldo has a massive fan following across the continents who miss watching their superstar light up the field with his supreme talent. We have brought a compilation of his top 5 goals.
The former Brazil international hosted a Q&A session on Instagram Live for FIFA and when asked to pick a favourite between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, Ricardo Kaka leaned towards the current Barcelona captain and labelled him as a ‘genius’. ‘I played with Cristiano and he's really amazing, but I'll go with Messi,’ said the AC Milan legend.
The funds were divided between the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and a charity campaign launched by television presenter Luciano Huck, Xinhua reported citing Brazilian TV network SBT.
As the mega event has been rescheduled to 2021 from 2020, the footballing governing body announced that footballers who were eligible to participate in the tournament this year can also take part next year. ‘To keep the eligibility criteria originally foreseen (players born on or after 01.01.1997 and three additional players).’ Read the official statement.
It also recommended to include the new dates of the Women's Olympic Football Tournament in the women's international match calendar and to create a sub-working group on the women's international match calendar to consider potential changes to the calendar and dates of postponed FIFA final tournaments.
The working group decided to "postpone the FIFA Under-20 Women's World Cup Panama/Costa Rica 2020 - originally scheduled for August/September 2020 - and the FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup India 2020 - originally scheduled for November 2020." "New dates will be identified," FIFA said in a statement.
A meeting of Premier League Shareholders took place sporting and financial implications for clubs were discussed. "The Premier League is working closely with the whole of professional football in this country, as well as with the Government, public agencies and other relevant stakeholders to ensure the game achieves a collaborative solution," a statement said.