reportfootball23 days ago

Confederations Cup 2017 | Chile seal final berth after beating Portugal in penalty shootout

Chile booked a place in the final of the 2017 Confederations Cup beating Portugal on penalties in the semi-final after the game ended 0-0 in 120 minutes. Claudio Bravo was the star of the show for Chile as he saved three consecutive penalties in the shootout to help Chile register the 3-0 win.
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newsfootballa month ago

Confederations Cup | Portugal and Mexico seal semi-final berths

UEFA Euro 2016 Champions Portugal thrashed a spirited New Zealand 4-0 courtesy goals from veterans Luis Nani and Cristiano Ronaldo to enter the semi-finals of the tournament. Meanwhile, hosts Russia were eliminated from the competition after suffering a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Mexico.
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reportfootballa month ago

Confederations Cup 2017 | Ronaldo strikes in Portugal win while Mexico eliminate New Zealand

Cristiano Ronaldo struck for Portugal in the early minutes of the match that saw his side beat Russia by 1-0 in the Confederations Cup yesterday. Mexico had to come from behind, in the second half, to win their match against New Zealand 2-1, a game that ended the Kiwi's campaign in Russia.
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reportfootballa month ago

Confederations Cup | Portugal hold Mexico to a 2-2 draw while Chile beat Cameroon

A stoppage-time header from Hector Moreno helped Mexico eke out a 2-2 draw after they had gifted an own goal and a likely win to Portugal in the Confederations Cup. Chile won the other encounter thanks to goals from Arturo Vidal, with an 81st-minute header, and a late goal from Edu Vargas.
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newsfootballa month ago

Sunil Chhetri surpasses Wayne Rooney to become the fourth highest active goalscorer in international football

Sunil Chhetri displaced England striker Wayne Rooney to occupy the fourth spot on the international highest active goalscorer list courtesy his winning strike against Kyrgyzstan. Chhetri is now behind Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Clint Dempsey who occupy the top three positions in that order.
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newsfootballa month ago

Football roundup | Sweden beat France; EPL clubs release list of retained players

Sweden overcame France in added time when French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris faltered to stop an Ola Toivonen lob to top Group A of the qualifiers. Meanwhile, Chelsea has confirmed the release of star defender John Terry and Manchester United have decided to let go off Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Ronaldo’s brace helps Real Madrid become the first team to retain the Champions League

Real Madrid defeated Juventus 4-1 in Cardiff to win the Champions League for a record-extending 12th time. Cristiano Ronaldo justified his status as the ultimate big game player as he scored twice to help Real Madrid become the first team to retain the Champions League last night.
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reportfootball2 months ago

Real Madrid win first La Liga crown since 2012

Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema scored a goal each against Malaga to lead Real Madrid to their first La Liga crown since 2012. Real, who needed only a draw to win the La Liga, are in line for a double as they face Juventus in the Champions League final on June 4 in Cardiff.
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reportfootball2 months ago

Ronaldo brace sinks Celta; United record 15th league draw

A Cristiano Ronaldo brace, followed by a goal each by Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos, took Real Madrid to within a point of sealing their first La Liga title since 2012. Meanwhile, in the Premier League, Manchester United were held to their 15th draw of the season, by Southampton at St. Mary's.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Champions League Semi Finals Draw: Madrid derby to take place after Juventus draw Monaco

A club from Madrid is guaranteed to be in the final of this year’s UEFA Champions League after Juventus were drawn against Monaco in the semi-finals of the competitions which meant that Real Madrid will face off against cross-town rivals Atletico Madrid in the other semi-final.
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