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What caused coach Tuchel to be sacked by PSG?

According to many reputable sources, the reason PSG decided to fire coach Thomas Tuchel was not because of the team’s achievements but because of his controversial statements on Sport1 television.

Last night, not long after PSG’s 4-0 victory over Strasbourg, the French capital team suddenly decided to fire head coach Thomas Tuchel. This makes many people who watch football live to be surprised because PSG under the guidance of the German strategist is still playing well this season. That is not to mention that he is the one who made history for the Parc des Princes team when he led the home team to reach the Champions League final for the first time in history last season (losing 0-1 to Bayern Munich).

Immediately after that, there were many comments and different views on the true cause of this unbelievable ending for the former Dortmund captain. According to French media, the biggest reason why PSG PSG decided to “slash” Thomas Tuchel came from his controversial statements in an interview with German television channel Sport1 not long ago.

Specifically, Coach Tuchel has expressed the view of disregard for PSG and the Board of Directors of the Paris capital team, which is said to be indispensable for him. Any trust and respect for Tuchel is great.

In the interview on Sport1, Coach Tuchel once shared the following:

“We are only 90 minutes away from winning the Champions League for the first time in history. However, I never thought we deserved it. You can see that a Ligue 1 championship by comparison has never been as appreciated as a Bundesliga championship. I understand that the expectations on us are set too high”.

In addition, Mr. Tuchel also revealed a lot of information about PSG’s dressing room. He said that PSG is lucky to have big stars like Neymar or Mbappe, but these players do not appreciate the team’s discipline.

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Bruno Fernandes and his teammates have just lost to Basaksehir in shock

MU just had to receive a very bitter defeat at Istanbul Basaksehir. And it can cause “Red Devils” to embrace hatred, in the context of Group H is really death, where all 4 teams have intact the door to the next round.

Group H Champions League 2020/21 becomes more complicated than ever. After the third match, this group became a “hot spot” because all 4 teams had an intact chance to continue. Only Group B, where the big Real Madrid suddenly declined, has a complicated situation similar to Group H.

Despite losing 1-2 at Istanbul Basaksehir, MU is still the top team in Group H with 6 points after 3 matches. However, the gap between them and the second ranked team RB Leipzig is no longer available. Because the German team has just shocked with a 2-1 victory over PSG to have the same 6 points as MU. PSG and Basaksehir are behind with 3 points.

Thus, the score gap between the first and bottom teams is only 3 points, while there are still 3 innings. Everything is subject to change in rematches between the teams in Group H.

MU also has to be a guest at Leipzig field in the last match, confronting PSG in the fifth game. Coach Solskjaer’s team lost to PSG 0-2 at Old Trafford in 2018, so there is no guarantee that “Red Devils “there will be 3 points, even 1 point against PSG.

It can be said that the defeat in Turkey heavily affected the progress of the “Red Devils” in the Champions League this year. Obviously, fans of this team have a reason to get angry with coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. They have made themselves unacceptable.

In the fourth match, the score gap between the teams in Group H can be completely leveled if MU continues to lose to Basaksehir, and PSG returns the debt to Leipzig. Then, Group H will happen in the case of up to 4 teams with the same 6 points.

This means that the tickets to continue in Group H Champions League 2020/21 will only be determined in the final round. But in that match, MU will have to march to Leipzig’s yard, the match will take place at 3 o’clock on December 9 (Hanoi time). This will be an uncertain trip with “Red Devils”.

The current situation is reminiscent of the 2015/16 Champions League, the season where MU was also eliminated from the group stage. In the final match, the team then led by coach Louis van Gaal had to face the home team Wolfsburg, even winning the German representative on away field. However, in the end, “Red Devils” lost 2-3 on Wolfsburg’s field and was bitterly eliminated.

Looking at the current situation, it can be seen that the advantage that MU currently has is not as great as what they think. Before the match, many people judged that Solskjaer teachers and students must have at least 1 point to leave Turkey. But no, they lost in a match where the defense played as apprentices.

If you want to avoid the disaster from group H of death, MU needs to avoid pushing himself into a dilemma. If you win against Basaksehir and PSG at Old Trafford, Solskjaer’s teachers and students will have 12 points and a great chance to continue before entering the final series. But all calculations with the “Red Devils” now become far away, when they keep playing in the style of a game or a bad match, lacking the necessary consistency and consistency.

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Barca leads the list of the oldest team in the quarter-finals of the Champions League

Barcelona have the oldest squad of the eight clubs reaching the quarter-finals of the Champions League this season with an average age of nearly 30.

Barca has the oldest squad in the Champions League quarter-finals with an average age of 29.6. Compared to the last time they won the Champions League in 2015, their current squad is 3 years older.

Even today, Barca’s squad still has 7 main players in the 2014/15 Champions League final and most of them still play the main role of the team. They are Messi, Suarez, Rakitic, Busquets, Pique, Alba and Ter Stegen.

Compared to the quarter-final opponent, Bayern Munich, the Barca team is 2 years older. Not only that, but the prolonged season due to the effects of the Covid-19 epidemic also made the players more physically worn out because they had to play many games in a short time.

But because the Bundesliga returned from the epidemic earlier than La Liga, Bayern Munich got more leave than Barca before the return of the Champions League. The German club retired from July 5, while the opponent had to wait until July 19 to play the last match in La Liga.

Not to mention, Barca also had to go through life and death with Napoli at the end of last week. Meanwhile, Bayern have only had a light match with Chelsea. Therefore, Bayern will have a physical advantage if the match with Barca is extended to extra time.

As a result, Bayern Munich has only the fourth oldest squad in the quarterfinals of the Champions League, behind Barca, Man City and PSG. In contrast, the two recruits Atalanta and RB Leipzig have the youngest average age, only about 25 years old.

The average age of clubs participating in the quarter-finals of the Champions League 2019/20

1. Barca – 29.6 years old

2. Man City – 28.4 years old

3. PSG – 28.1 years old

4. Bayern Munich – 27.3 years old

5. Atletico Madrid – 26.4 years old

6. Lyon – 25.4 years old

7. Atalanta – 25.3 years old

8. RB Leipzig – 24.6 years old

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The former president died of coronavirus

Lorenzo Sanz died at the age of 76 on March 21, four days after being hospitalized and tested positive for nCoV.

Mr. Sanz was hospitalized on March 17, with a fever for more than a week. Before that, he tried to treat himself at home, taking fever-reducing pain medicine. One of Sanz’s three sons, Fernando, revealed his father was hospitalized because he could not breathe normally and lacked oxygen in the blood. The former Real president has diabetes. He suffered from kidney failure due to a serious infection and did not recover from the critical illness.

Mr. Sanz was Real’s executive director from 1985 to 1995. He became president of Real Madrid from 1995 on behalf of Ramon Mendoza, and remained in office until 2000. He once brought back Real stars like Roberto Carlos, Predrag Mijatovic, Clarence Seedorf or Davor Suker.

Under Sanz, Real won the Champions League in 1998 and 2000, ending the thirst for 32-year titles in the most prestigious arena in Europe. Sanz’s successor Florentino Perez is famous for his “Galaxy” policy, bringing many of the world’s top stars to the Bernabeu field.

Dybala is infected with nCoV

Italy striker Juventus, Paulo Dybala and girlfriend Oriana positive for nCoV, March 21.

Dybala also confirmed that neither he nor his girlfriend Oriana had any symptoms, despite a positive test. The Argentine striker is the 14th player in Serie A to be infected with nCoV, and the third player to be positive for Juventus, after Daniele Rugani and Blaise Matuidi.

Dybala was linked with a move to Man Utd Summer 2019, but the transfer failed. The Juventus striker scored seven goals in 24 matches in Serie A this season.

Also on March 21, Italian football legend Paolo Maldini and his son Daniel were positive for nCoV. The information is confirmed by AC Milan Club. Paolo Maldini has been with Milan for 25 years, and is currently the technical director of the team. His son is playing for the Milan youth team.

Juventus, recently, allowed some players to leave Italy to visit their families, even though the country was blocked. Midfielder Douglas Costa is the latest to be allowed to return home. Cristiano Ronaldo is in Madeira, Portugal while Gonzalo Higuain, Miralem Pjanic and Sami Khedira are allowed in Argentina, Luxembourg and Germany respectively.

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Man Utd, Arsenal and the unpredictable trip (Part 2)

Callum Chambers, Tierney and Cedric Soares continue to be absent. And Olympiacos is without striker Hilal Soudani until the end of the season because of a knee injury.

This is the first match of coach Mikel Arsenal in the Europa League – the arena that Arsenal has advanced in the last two seasons. In the 2017-2018 season, they reached the semi-finals and only stopped in front of the Atletico Madrid champion.

Last year, Arsenal reached the final but lost to Chelsea 1-4. Like Man Utd, Arsenal can aim to win the Europa League this season, to qualify for the Champions League 2020-2021. If the Greek team is defeated, Arsenal will set an English football record with 23 wins in the Europa League.

Just like Man Utd and Arsenal, Inter is tense in many arenas. They were just beaten to the top of Serie A last weekend, after losing to Lazio. But with quite a force, coach Antonio Conte can still launch a squad strong enough to overcome host Ludogorets. Victor Moses, Christian Eriksen, Alexis Sanchez or Christian Biraghi all have to prepare in the defeat to Lazio.

Inter defenders Claudiu Keseru – the Romanian striker scored four goals in the group stage. Keseru is backed by a trio of speedy attacking midfielders Jody Lukoki, Marcelinho and Wanderson. This is the first time the two teams encounter. Both prefer fast-paced gameplay and will create high-speed matches.

Ludogorets has never touched Inter, but they have compared with Milan 2017-2018 season. At that time, the Bulgarian representative lost both matches. Of the 24 teams that have qualified for the Europa League group stage this season, none conceded more than Ludogorets. This is an opportunity for Romelu Lukaku or Lautaro Martinez to explore the opponent’s defense.

In the round of 16 of the Europa League, there are many notable pairs like Getafe – Ajax, Leverkusen – Porto, Roma – Gent or Wolverhampton – Espanyol.

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Man Utd, Arsenal and the unpredictable trip (Part 1)

Man Utd, Arsenal meet the home teams, who are leading the Belgian and Greek scorecards, in the first round of the round of 16 Europa League.

Man Utd rewinds the trip to Belgium with a 2-0 win over Chelsea in the Premier League. Ole Solskjaer teachers and students still have many chances to compete for the Champions League next season, including the path of winning the Europa League. But, Brugge is not an easy opponent to play when they just lost a match in the Belgian championship.

Man Utd is still missing a number of injuries pillars, such as Victor Lindelof, Paul Pogba and Marcus Rashford. Midfielder Scott McTominay has just recovered and left the opportunity to start. Replacing Rashford on the attack could be rookie Odion Ighalo – a substitute in the match against Chelsea.

Solskjaer can count on 18-year-old Mason Greenwood. He scored four goals in five matches in the group stage and could return to the right wing. In the middle, rookie Bruno Fernandes plays the conductor. On the other side of the front line, striker Emmanuel Dennis is considered a detonator of Brugge. He has scored three goals in the Champions League group stage this season, including the goal against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu.

Man Utd met Brugge in the match to win the group stage of the Champions League 2015-2016. At that time, Louis van Gaal’s teachers and students won then with a total score of 7-1.

Two teams four times in the same table in the Champions League. In the first six encounters, the home team won. When the two teams meet in the 2015-2016 season, the results are changed when the away team wins two turns.

Confrontation history shows that this will be a balanced match, although the two teams first met in the knockout round. During his trip to Greece, Arsenal were without Mesut Ozil, when the German midfielder’s wife was about to give birth.