Ramos vs Cuadrado- Did Real defender Sergio play act to get Cuadrado sent off by Felix Brych?

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Sergio Ramos has often divided opinion among football supporters and this latest incident that occurred in Real’s 4-1 CL final win over Juventus saw him come for severe criticism from several in the media, including Welsh rugby referee Nigel Owens, who tweeted that Ramos’ act was contrary to sportsmanship Continue reading

Yangel Herrera’s goal vs Japan sends Venezuela U20 into last eight of World Cup

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VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS VENEZUELA vs JAPAN U20 DOWN

Played on 30.5.2017 in 2017 U20 World Cup in Daejeon, South Korea.

New York City’s Yangel Herrera scores the only goal of the game in extra time as Venezuela beat Japan 1-0 to reach the last eight of the U20 World Cup, where they will meet either New Zealand or the United States. Venezuela’s record of not conceding a goal in this tournament continues and Japan’s loss Continue reading

Bundesliga Team of the Year 2016-2017- Best German league players in 16-17 season

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The Bundesliga’s Team of the Season has been announced, and not surprisingly, 10 of the 11 players selected via an online poll come from the top four teams. Champions Bayern Munich have 4 representatives while Pokal winners Borussia Dortmund have 3. Surprises packages Leipzig, who finished second behind Bayern, have two players in the squad, while Hoffenheim, who took the last Champions League spot on offer, have one representative.

The only player from outside the top four is Schalke’s Sead Kolasinac, who has been linked with a move to Arsenal in the papers Continue reading

Two Legged Bundesliga Promotion-Relegation Playoff History & Results- Winners & Teams since 2008-09

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The German Bundesliga introduced its promotion-relegation playoff system in 2008/09, where in the third place team from the 2.Bundesliga (second tier) would take on the third from bottom team (16th) in the Bundesliga.

Has the Bundesliga team always won its playoff tie?

Interestingly, since its introduction, only 2.Bundesliga teams have won their playoff ties- one was Nuremberg in the inaugural 2008-2009 season and the other was Fortuna Dusseldorf, who beat Hertha BSC in the 2011/12 season.

In every other season, the Bundesliga team has retained its spot for next season

Check out the table below that details all playoff games since 08/09 Continue reading