Barcelona, AP. Barcelona beat La Liga top team Real Sociedad 2–1 thanks to goals from Jordi Alba and Frankie de Jong. He played brilliantly throughout the match and for the first time, the team looked strong in this tournament. This is Real Sociedad’s 25th defeat at Barcelona’s home ground Camp Now.
The first goal of the match was scored by William Jose of Real Sociedad in the 27th minute. Soon after, Barcelona’s Jordi Alba (31st minute) scored a brilliant goal from Antoine Griezmann’s pass. His second goal was scored by Frankie de Jong (43rd minute) just two minutes before half-time. First, the referee rejected this goal as an offside. Barcelona then took a video assistant referral (Var). In this, it was called round. With this victory, Barcelona’s team reached fifth place in the table with 20 points. At the same time, Real Sociedad is at number two with 26 points. Atletico Madrid is on top.
Juventus played Atlanta, drew: Atlanta team stopped Cristiano Ronaldo’s team Juventus on the draw. Federico Chiesa scored for Juventus in the 29th minute. At the same time, Remo Frauler scored for Atlanta.
Liverpool Beat Top Tottenham
Liverpool, Ep. Roberto Fí Mano’s goal in the 90th minute helped Liverpool beat Tottenham 2–1 to take the top spot in the Premier League table. Brazilian striker Fí Mano scored the winning goal on the header for Liverpool, who won the title for the first time in 30 years last year. Liverpool dominated the game for 90 minutes and had 76 percent control of the ball. For him, Muhammad Salah scored in the 26th minute although Son Hyung Min scored an equalizer in the first half.
Lewandowski became the third player to score 250 goals in the Bundesliga
Munich, IANS. Robert Lewandowski, who plays for Bayern Munich, has become the third player in the Bundesliga (German League) to score 250 or more goals. Lewandowski achieved this in a 2–1 win against Wolfsburg on Wednesday. Lewandowski has scored 23 goals in 20 matches against Wolfsburg.
Real Madrid star player Karim Benzema (AP photo)
In addition to Lewandowski, Gerd Müller and Klaus Fischer have crossed the 250-goal mark. While Lewandowski played 332 matches for 250 goals, Fisher achieved this in 460 and Müller in 284 matches. Poland international star Lewandowski has been with Bayern since 2014 and has scored 177 goals in 201 matches for the club. Lewandowski had scored a total of 55 goals in the 2019-20 season. He was the top scorer in the Champions League, the German Cup, and the Bundesliga.
Manchester United striker Cavani accused of misconduct
Manchester, Ep. Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani was accused of misconduct by the English Football Association on Thursday, as the player used a Spanish word for blacks, which he said was intended to be a warm greeting. The Uruguay striker posted a message on Instagram following Manchester United’s 3–2 win over Southampton last month. Cavani has been given until January 4 to respond to the Football Association’s allegations.
United said, “Edinson and the club have a clear opinion that there was no malice behind this message. As soon as Edinson was told that it could be misinterpreted, he removed the message and apologized. The players and the club will now consider the charge and will respond accordingly.