Good morning to all our readers out there, it’s the time of the day to check out the latest news in the world of sports today Thursday May 28, 2020
Starting with the matches played in Bundesliga yesterday…
RB Leipzig missed out on the opportunity to move to second on the table after they were held to a 2-2 draw by Hertha Berlin thanks to a late equaliser by Krzysztof Piatek from the penalty spot.
It was a night of absolute drama with 10-man Leipzig bottling the opportunity to seemingly progress in their race for Champions League football and a faint hope to fight for the league. Hertha Berlin scored first through Marko Grujic before Leipzig equalised from Lukas Klostermann.
In the second half, Marcel Halstenberg was sent off for Leipzig after receiving two yellow cards but they still took the lead five minutes later by capitalising on a goalkeeper error as Patrik Schick scored what was supposed to be the winner. It was however not meant to be a perfect night after Ademola Lookman brought down Matheus Cunha for Piatek to equalise in the 82nd minute.
Leipzig are still third with 55 points, Hertha Berlin are 10th with 35 points.
Schalke 04 lost again, becoming the only side without any point since the restart of Bundesliga. Three matches have been played and they lost again but this time around to Fortuna Dusseldorf.
Results in full…
RasenBallsport Leipzig 2-2 Hertha BSC
Augsburg 0-0 SC Paderborn 07
Fortuna Düsseldorf 2-1 Schalke 04
Hoffenheim 3-1 1. FC Köln
- FC Union Berlin 1-1 Mainz 05
Let’s check out some latest news…
Watford skipper Troy Deeney has revealed he will be back in training next week after holding series of meetings with the appropriate body in charge of the ongoing pandemic.
Chelsea have been linked to sign Said Benrahma, an Algerian from Brentford.
According to reports, Manchester United have borrowed £140m in loan to overcome the issue of financial crisis in this pandemic period.
West Ham are interested in signing Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko who is being priced at £40m.
Barcelona are willing to allow winger Ousmane Dembele leave the club this summer.
Former Southampton manager George Burley has revealed that the club rejected Manchester United’s £3m bid to sign Gareth Bale back then after they just secured £12m for selling Theo Walcott to Arsenal.
Reports have it that Mario Balotelli has had a bust-up with the president of Brescia Massimo Cellino and he is likely to be relieved of his contract.
Ajax defender Nicolas Tagliafico could have a price-tag of just £22.4m when the transfer window opens and Chelsea could take a big advantage of this considering their desires to sign a new left-back.
Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is set to discuss further with midfielder N’Golo Kante to see if he’s able to resume training after he was excused the previous week over fears of coronavirus due to heart related issues in the Frenchman’s family.
Manchester United will offer youngster Angel Gomes a wage of £1.5m per year as they look to convince him to stay at the club.
The EFL Championship will begin contact training next week with hopes to restart their season in June.
Liverpool may be out of the race to sign RB Leipzig star Timo Werner after refusing to agree to his release clause.
Newcastle are set to convince Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho to sign for them.
Rangers are interested in signing Manuel Benson and Saido Berahino in the summer.