Latest news in the football world this night Saturday October 6, 2019
Juventus secured a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Inter Milan at San Siro to go top of the Serie A table. Inter dropped their first points of the season having won the previous six matches.
Substitute Gonzalo Higuain scored the winner for Maurizio Sarri’s side after which Martinez and Paulo Dybala had score for Inter Milan and Juventus respectively. Juventus have now moved to the top of Serie A table with 19 points, one point above Inter Milan who are second with 18 points.
Barcelona at the other side in Spain thrashed Sevilla with 4-0 as the Camp Nou side saw two players in Ronald Araujo and Ousmane Dembele recieve their marching order towards the end of the match.
Barcelona have now moved to second on the table with 16 points, two points behind Real Madrid who have 18 points.
It’s no longer news that Manchester United lost 1-0 to Newcastle at the Saint James’ Park to leave Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side with only two Premier League wins so far this season with nine points on 12th position on the table, two points above the relegation zone.
Matty Longstaff starting alongside his brother Sean Longstaff in midfield, the 19-year old star on his Premier League debut fired a long distance shot to stun Manchester United midway through the second half as Newcastle moved to eight points on the table.
A total of nine points from eight matches have been gathered so far by Manchester United which is their lowest point tally from first eight games of the Premier League season since 1989/90 where they had eight points from eight games.
Newcastle boss Steve Bruce managed his 400th Premier League matches today, becoming the seventh man to achieve that feet.
Let’s move to other news…
USA women’s National team coach Jill Ellis has stepped down from her position after 132 matches where she won 106 games with two successive women’s World Cups. She was recently named the FIFA women’s coach of the year at the 2019 Best Awards. She won a total of eight tournaments during her five years in charge with the country.
Ellis will however still remain with the team though not as a coach but as an ambassador.
Former Manchester United star Alexander Butter has revealed he had to snub interest from Scottish sides Celtic and Rangers before he agreed to join MLS side New England Revolution.
Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has dismissed rumours linking forward Callum Wilson to a move to Manchester United.
Villarreal are set to offer winger Samuel Chukwueze a new deal that will see his release clause placed at £53m.
Former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes is set to leave his role at the club’s under-19 team after having a fall out with Patrick Kluivert, the academy director.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has ruled the club out of making a move for Real Madrid youngster Martin Odegaard.
According to reports, Barcelona are planning on strengthening the squad the more after they struggled to get to a wonderful start to the season.
That would be all for today, Good Night!!!