Trabzonspor continues to provide good games in Turkish Super Lig. Last time out, another victory was added to their list against Yeni Malatyaspor. Most of the excitement was seen in the first part of the game when three goals were scored.
Trabzonspor, who was a guest in this match, was the first to score goals by Novak and Sosa. The home team was also effective in the first part of the game, the goal was scored by Bulut. The match was settled in the fifty-fifth minute with a goal by the guests, scored by Nwakaeme for the final result 1:3.
In one of the biggest derbies of Germany Borussia Monchengladbach will host Cologne at Borussia Park.Important note is that city of Monchengladbach made the decision that this match will be played behind closed doors.
Borussia suffered a 1:2 defeat from Dortmund at Borussia Park on Saturday and it ended their 9 match streak without loosing at home turf,and most importantly it has put them in the position to must win against Cologne to be able to get back in the top 4.
Eibar surprised their fans in the worst possible way, as the team lost 1:2 at home to Mallorca last Saturday afternoon. They were set as quite a strong favorite and actually justified the role with their ball possession, but weren’t anywhere creative and concrete with the chances created as it should have been.
The guests used their counter-attacks and took the lead via Rodriguez in the 42nd minute, while Kubo doubled up in the 78th minute. Despite superior position on the field from Eibar, the team only managed to reduce the deficit via Bigas in the second minute of added time.
The Rossoneri continued their quite poor streak this season in the Serie A. In the last match away to Fiorentina, they were completely outplayed and their certain defeat was preserved by goalkeepers Donnarumma and Begovic who were in a great mood that day.
Milan’s only goal was scored by Rebic in the 56th minute, but that wasn’t enough to win. The pressure of Fiorentina in that match was great and culminated in a penalty kick for the home team in the 85th minute. Pulgar was accurate from the white spot and set the final score in the match 1:1.
Gladbach managed to pull out a 2:3 victory away from home against Augsburg last weekend. They were better from the first minute, but the goals came only in the second halftime.
In the overall quite an open game in the second part, it was the visitors who looked more effective and reached the victory thanks to goals from Stindl twice and Bensebaini. The hosts only managed to reduce the deficit twice.
They now have a run of five matches without a defeat, being at the fourth position at the moment with two points more than fifth-placed Leverkusen. Surely a situation close to a must-win for them.
Lugo continued their good momentum in the previous round as the team comes from a point taken away to Deportivo last Sunday afternoon. Having in mind that the team from La Coruna also improved in recent weeks, the result is definitely a positive one.
It was their hosts who have created slightly more and had more of the ball possession, however not in a convincing way in order to deservedly score the winning goal. This is now the fourth game with no loss for Lugo, as they previously had narrow 1:0 victories over Fuenlabrada and Real Oviedo.
Salzburg is definitely in a bad form now, which started with a home loss to LASK five matches ago. Since then, they were eliminated from Eintracht Frankfurt in Europa League – something that isn’t a huge surprise.
However, it also took just a point on the road to Austria Vienna in between and most recently, have suffered 3:2 defeat on the road to Altach. Despite a lot more of the ball possession and chances created, they were conceding goals and looked vulnerable at the back – only managing to reduce the scoreline twice, both times via Hee-Chan, not getting completely back into the game.
Mirandes appeared quite relaxed and more than fine comparing the strength of their opponent, scoring a goal via Aias in the 39th minute which now gives them great hope ahead of the returning leg. Still, it was the home team that looked more effective in overall quite an open game.
As for LaLiga2, the team comes from a 1:1 home draw against Girona, probably focusing more on their great achievement in the Copa del Rey. They are currently on a run of nine consecutive games with no victory in the league, including eight draw matches and one loss. Even so, they are just four points behind the playoff placed Elche.
In the Premier League’s last round, Chelsea played a draw with the Bournemouth team. This match has seen complete dominance of the London’s team, but sometimes that is not enough to win.
Away Chelsea scored first through Alonso in the thirty-third minute and it was also the only goal seen in the first half. The home team visibly raised their level of play in the second half and with a very good transition game, they were able to completely reverse the result. Effective were Lerma in the fifty-fourth and King in the fifty-seventh minute of the match.
In the end, Chelsea, who had complete control throughout the match, had to fight for a point. Alonso showed great mood in that match and brought his team a point in the eighty-fifth minute of the game.
he players of Lecce were completely blown off the field in the last round when encountering Roma. The outcome of the match could be foreseen in the first half after two goals were scored by the hosts.
The home team kept the momentum and desire for more goals in the second half and of course, the result was not missing. Two goals more were scored for the final score of 4-0. With this defeat, Lecce ranks at the sixteenth position on the table with only two points more than the danger zone and the place leading to the Serie B.