Czech Republic striker Patrik Schick has been the named the recipient of the best goal award at the just concluded Euro 2020 tournament. The Bayer Leverkusen star won the award for the best goal at Euro 2020 following his second strike against Scotland as he scored a brace to lead his country to a 2-0 win in their opening game of the tournament.
Schick beat nine others to emerge as the recipient forthe Euro 2020 Goal of the Tournament. The former AS Roma attacker had given the Czechs a well deserved lead in the first half of the game played at Hampden Park in Glasgow via a header at the expense of the hosts before he scored an audacious chip from the halfway line to double the lead for his country at the start of the second half. Schick spotted Scotland shot stopper David Marshall off his line before he produced the moment that led to him being crowned the recipient of the best goal scored at Euro 2020. Marshall was well off his line as his team tried to get back in the game and Schick took full advantage to hand his team the three points. Continue Reading
Arsenal defender Kieran Tierney was a major absentee for the Scotland national team in their opening game at the ongoing Euro 2020 tournament. The Gunners left-back was a surprise omission from both the Scotland XI and the 23-man squad for their opening game of the Euro 2020 tournament against Czech Republic on Monday afternoon.
In his pre-match interview, Scotland manager Steve Clarke confirmed that Tierney picked up a knock in training thus ruling him out of the Euro 2020 opener against the Czechs and that the former Celtic player should be fit for the second group match against the Three Lions of England in the Home Nations derby on Friday. Continue Reading
Liverpool are reportedly uncertain on the position of their defender Trent Alexander-Arnold ahead of the England squad announcement for the upcoming Euro 2020. This is according to the publication from The Athletic which revealed that Liverpool player Trent is likely to miss out on the 26-man squad for Euro 2020
The England squad announcement for Euro 2020 by Gareth Southgate is due on Tuesday and Trent could miss out despite a fantastic end to the season in the colours of Liverpool. He was a key part of the Reds team that won their last four games in the Premier League to secure Champions League football ahead of the new season. Continue Reading
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has been recalled to rejoin the France national team and is now a part of the squad that will be participating at the Euros 2020-2021 later this year. The French striker was banished from the France squad six years ago after a sex tape of him and former teammate Valbuena leaked to the public. Since the scandal, he was never selected to be a part of the France squad and the situation had tongues wagging ever since.
Benzema has proven himself to be one of the best strikers in the world during his time at the Alfredo di Stefano stadium. He has been a part of a Madrid side that has conquered Europe on some occasions and has lined up with some of the world’s best attackers, including Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale at the Los Blancos. Continue Reading
Leicester City winger Harvey Barnes is facing race against time to be fit for Euro 2020 this summer after he suffered a setback in his bid to recover from the knee injury that has seen him miss several weeks of Premier League football.
The setback was confirmed by the Leicester City manager earlier this week. According to the Foxes boss, Barnes won’t play again this season as a result of the injury setback. Continue Reading
One of the most interesting decisions that England manager Gareth Southgate has to make ahead of the upcoming Euro 2020 this summer is whether or not to include Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold in his squad for the tournament. Eyebrows were raised when the player was left out of the last squad before Southgate names his Euro 2020 squad.
Trent was an obvious absentee when Southgate named his squad for the recent international break. He was missing from the list of players that secured maximum nine points from three games at the start of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in the UEFA section. Continue Reading