Monthly Archives: December 2016
Liverpool 1-0 Man City. Klopp’s team still in title race [Highlights]
Liverpool hosted Manchester City in the Week 19 in Premier League. Jurgen Klopp's team defeated Pep Guardiola's side thanks to Georginio Wijnaldum's early header, which put Liverpool ahead in the 8th minute of the game. This turned out to be the only goal of the evening. Liverpool are still in title race, saving the same gap with Chelsea as before (6 points).
2017. Happy New Year !
Dear visitors and sports fans, We are saying goodbye to 2016, a year which gave us many happy moments and things to be proud of. Despite some sad days, 2016 was a great year for the sporting world. We have been witnesses of major sports events such as Rio 2016 Olympic Games, UEFA Euro 2016 and Copa America Centenario. Every day we have had the chance to follow the people who know no boundaries, who fight to achieve new heights and make great things. And now this year is coming to its end and will soon give its place to the new year of 2017. We all have plans and hopes associated with 2017. Vbet News also has goals and new milestones to achieve. We have already established ourselves as a website which provides on-time sports coverage. We have worked hard every day to make you satisfied. But we have no limits. We can assure you, that in 2017 we will be back with many new ideas and projects. Let's make great things in 2017, let's make it together. Vbet News wants to wish you a very happy new year, full of new achievements and successes. May this year bring happiness to your families and may all your dreams be fulfilled. May you always be victorious. Happy New Year 2017 !!!
Last Clash in 2016. Liverpool vs Manchester City. Info and Lineups
English Premier League. Week 19 December 31, 17:30 UTC Venue: Anfield, Liverpool, England Referee: Craig Pawson League Table Positions Head-to-head statistics Fact: Liverpool are undefeated in their last 15 home matches against Man City in all competitions. Missing Players Liverpool → Danny Ings, Philippe Coutinho, Joel Matip, Marko Grujic (all injured) Manchester City → Vincent Kompany, Ilkay Gundogan, Josn Stones (all injured), Fabian Delph (unfit, doubtful) Lineups
Conte won’t allow Courtois to leave
Antonio Conte is adamant Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois won't be allowed to leave despite reports of interest from Real Madrid. Courtois is said to be high on Real's list of potential signings in 2017, but with the transfer window due to reopen on January 1, Conte was quick to rule out any chance of a deal for the Belgium international. Speaking to reporters on Friday, Conte said: "He stays with us and this is the most important thing. The other situations are only speculation. "Thibaut is, for me, one of the best - if not the best - goalkeepers in the world. This season he's playing very well, and you can see that he's not only very good with his hands but also with his feet. Yes, I think he's a complete goalkeeper. He's a model goalkeeper."
Pochettino not plots any new signings in January
Mauricio Pochettino is not plotting any new signings in January and is happy with Spurs' squad as the season reaches its halfway point. Asked about the transfer window, he said: "I don't expect to do some business, because I am happy with the squad that I have. "I think it's not the right moment. Only if it's a person who will definitely benefit us - otherwise, no." As for specific targets, he added: "I don't know where that rumour [about Everton's Ross Barkley] has come from."
Mourinho unwilling sanction loans
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has stated 'keeper Sam Johnstone will be the only player allowed to leave on loan. "Sam Johnstone is the only player that I will allow to go on loan because he doesn't play one single minute, he needs to play," said Mourinho. "We have a young goalkeeper in Joel [Pereira], a goalkeeper that played many minutes in the past six months in the Portuguese Premier League and now it's time for Sam to play six months. "That's the only loan move that we are going to do."
Chelsea chase Swansea forward
Chelsea are eyeing Swansea striker Fernando Llorente. According to AS, The Blues head coach Antonio Conte are lining up a shock move for the 31-year-old attacker. The Spanish sports daily claims the London club boss wants to pair the 31-year-old with Diego Costa up front at Stamford Bridge. Llorente has scored 6 goals in 16 appearances during this season.
Hottest News of the Previous Day
Pedro Rodriguez. "The Premier League is different from La Liga." Pedro Rodriguez. "The Premier League is a league where there is great rivalry between the teams. The difference with La Loga is that in Spain Barcelona can win the majority of the matches, while in England this is difficult to achieve. Big clubs may lose to underdogs, since the competition is fierce. " Ana Ivanovic finishes her career The Serbian tennis player decided to finish her career. The reason is her recent injuries, which did not allow her to regain her previous form. Phillipe Coutinho will not help Liverpool in an important match The Brazilian midfielder has not yet recovered from the injury, which he got during the Premier League Round 13, in a match against Sunderland (2:0). It was initially expected that Coutinho will play against Manchester City on December 31, but Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp said it is too early for him to return to the pitch. The player may not participate in the first match of 2017, when Liverpool will host Sunderland on January 2. Juventus has a new player Genoa midfielder Tomas Rincon passed a medical examination at Juventus camp. According to Italian media, Juventus will loan the 28-year-old player for 2 million euros and will be able to sign him in the summer, paying 7.8 million euros. It is possible that Juventus will continue the fight for Zenit midfielder Axel Witsel’s transfer. Xavi. "Real deserves its success." Xavi Hernandez. "Real never ceases to believe in its potential. They have won everything in their history and continue winning titles, because it is a great club. "Real" always puts pressure on "Barcelona". “Real Madrid” was successful in 2016 and they deserve this success." What is Memphis Depay doing in Rotterdam? The Manchester United midfielder has been spotted smoking hookah in a bar in Rotterdam. The news was reported by The Sun, with a corresponding photo. The Dutch player has met a friend, and they watched an Ajax game together. According to an anonymous source, this is not the first time that Depay is attending this club and smoking hookah. Recently world media is putting that Jose Mourinho has no plans with Memphis Depay and has allowed him to leave the club. The list of the best playmakers has been published The International Federation of Football History and Statistics has published the 2016 List of the Best Playmakers. The first place was given to Barcelona leader Lionel Messi (172 points). The Argentine is followed by his teammate, Andres Iniesta (66 points) and in the third place is Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos (45 points).
Barcelona have highest wage average
The wage bill average of Barcelona players is revealed to be the highest among La Liga teams, AS reports. The Spanish magazine published the list of average wages with accordance to La Liga teams, with the Catalan team heading it. Barcelona players receive on average €7.13 million, while the second in row Real Madrid have an average of €6.38 million wage bill. Atletico Madrid (€3.27m), Valencia (€2.22m) and Sevilla (€2.04m) alongside with the top Grands for the top-5 of the list. Alaves (€377k), Las Palmas (€345k) and Leganes (€344k) form the lowest fraction of the list.
Schmeichel will stay at Leicester
Kasper Schmeichel will not be sold by Leicester during the January transfer window, according to head coach Claudio Ranieri. The 30-year-old goalkeeper has been linked with Liverpool. However, the 65-year-old specialist emphatically denied he would leave the club. "Kasper has a signature on the contract," said Ranieri. "We won't sell Kasper under any circumstances. We don't need money. No chance. I'm sorry for Liverpool, they can win the title without Kasper."