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England beat Columbia on penalty to secure World Cup quarter finals



England beat Colombia 4-3 on punishments after an irritable 1-1 attract Moscow to set up a World Cup quarter-last with Sweden.

Carlos Bacca missed the immeasurably essential spot-kick as England achieved the quarter-finals out of the blue since 2006 with their first historically speaking World Cup shootout triumph.

Harry Kane’s 6th objective of the competition from the punishment spot gave Gareth Southgate’s men the lead following 57 minutes however Yerry Mina’s 93rd-minute header sent the amusement to additional time.

A holding match finished in emotional form as after Jordan Henderson and Mateus Uribe missed from the spot, Jordan Pickford kept out Carlos Bacca’s endeavor before Eric Dier kept his cool to send England through.

It was they who made the primary open door following 16 minutes as Kieran Trippier joined with Jesse Lingard down the privilege to traverse at the far post.

The principle flashpoint of the main time frame accompanied five minutes staying as Wilmar Barrios seemed to knock his head into Henderson’s button inside the crate as England arranged for a free-kick, however American arbitrator Mark Geiger waved just a yellow card.

Lingard bursted over when all around set in first-half stoppage time before a strained half finished with Sterling being jumped as he cleared out the pitch by Colombia’s wellness mentor Julio Urtasun.

Be that as it may, only eight minutes into the second half, England were given a radiant opportunity to break the halt as Carlos Sanchez was punished for wrestling Kane to the ground inside the crate.

After a hold up of very nearly four minutes and clear endeavors by Johan Mojica to scrape up the punishment detect, the nation’s charm coolly lifted the ball down the center past the jump of Ospina.

Britain ought to have multiplied their lead when Dele Alli headed over from Trippier’s cross eight minutes after the fact before Juan Cuadrado blasted over from an intense point after Bacca confiscated Kyle Walker.

Pickford influenced a splendid spare to deny a theoretical shot from Uribe in the third moment of stoppage to time yet Mina transcended Harry Maguire to head in the subsequent corner to send the amusement to additional time.

Colombia developed in stature amid the main portion of additional time with Falcao heading wide from Mojica’s cross, yet England found a revitalizing surge of energy as Danny Rose hauled a shot wide before Dier headed over when plain.

In any case, the match went to punishments, with Falcao scoring the opening spot-kick before Kane penetrated in his endeavor. Cuadrado reestablished Colombia’s leeway before Marcus Rashford opened home yet Luis Muriel committed no error to keep the South Americans in front.

Ospina kept out Jordan Henderson’s punishment to put Colombia on the edge however Uribe shot his exertion against the underside of the bar before Trippier reestablished equality. A major left hand from Pickford at that point kept out Bacca’s wild exertion – leaving the unflappable Dier to stroke past the outstretched glove of Ospina to start passionate scenes.

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Carlo Ancelotti left Everton to become head coach of Real Madrid for a second time




The 61-year-old Italian, who oversaw Real Madrid for a very long time somewhere in the range of 2013 and 2015, has left Everton following year and a half in control at Goodison Park.

He succeeds Zinedine Zidane at Real and the move leaves Everton looking for a 6th perpetual supervisor in five years.

Ancelotti has marked a three-year bargain at Real and said the move addressed “an unforeseen chance”.

He added: “I have total regard for everybody related with Everton and expectation they can accomplish the energizing chances they have before them.

“While I have appreciated being at Everton I have been given a startling chance which I accept is the correct move for me and my family as of now.”

Genuine will introduce Ancelotti to the media on Wednesday, while Everton said they “will start the way toward selecting another supervisor right away”.

Everton will have been left paralyzed by the speed of advancements just now as proprietor Farhad Moshiri’s “Hollywood” chief leaves.

Ancelotti’s appearance was viewed as a genuine upset by Moshiri, convincing one of the game’s generally enriched and regarded figures to come to Merseyside to reestablish Everton to previous wonders.

The 61-year-old’s rule has been a mishmash with loathsome home structure offset by results like their first success over Liverpool at Anfield since 1999 – in any case a tenth spot finish in his first full season was a failure.

Ancelotti, in any case, was as yet held in immense respect by Everton allies, who have been left sharply disillusioned by his choice to withdraw.

The fierce truth is that for all Moshiri’s money and aspiration, Everton actually can’t view themselves as anyplace close to the first class, which consistently makes them helpless against clubs, for example, Real Madrid setting sights on their prize resources.

The typical suspects are being connected, for example, Eddie Howe after he turned down Celtic, previous Wolves supervisor Nuno Espirito Santo and ex-Everton manager David Moyes – albeit that is probably not going to occur after he verbally concurred a three-year bargain at West Ham in the wake of bringing them into Europe. Moshiri, however, is something of a special case and may have thoughts of his own.

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Ahmed Musa to play without monthly salary at Kano Pillars




Ahmed Musa won’t be paid in his short stretch at Kano Pillars in the Nigeria Premier Football League.

Musa, 28, finished paperwork for the four-time Nigerian heroes under the Elite Players Program of the League Management Company, which urges top Nigerian internationals to play for neighborhood clubs.

As indicated by LMC manager Shehu Dikko, the program works twoly.

A club can distinguish and sign such players, or the LMC itself can sign the player and appoint them to a club of their decision.

It was the last for Musa.

“We addressed him about returning home to play, and as somebody who is consistently prepared to offer in return, he didn’t stop for a second,” Dikko told ESPN.

“When the arrangement was marked, the decision of which club to play for was up to him. Various clubs needed him. We put everything before him and he settled on the choice to go to Kano Pillars.”

Musa has been a free specialist since October 2020, when he left Saudi Arabia’s Al Nassr, with whom he won the Saudi Pro League title and Super Cup in the wake of going along with them from Leicester City in 2018.

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Super Eagle Teslim Balogun Stadium Training Camp Adhere To COVID-19 Protocols Ahead Of Lesotho Clash





The Super Eagles will hold their last exercise at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere, Lagos on Monday evening, beginning from 1800 hours.

Their last instructional meeting which will be administered by director Gernot Rohr is available to the media for just the initial fifteen minutes, at that point everybody will be compelled to leave the arena.

No columnist will be permitted into the arena when the Lesotho public group have a vibe of the Teslim Balogun Stadium turf because of COVID-19 conventions set up.

Besides, there will be no authority pre-match public interview because of the Covid pandemic.

The Super Eagles players and authorities were up toward the end of last night since they had to go to an occasion out of appreciation for Nigerian Federation president Amaju Pinnick following his political decision into the esteemed FIFA board.

Nigeria are ensured to top Group L of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers paying little heed to the result of their last match against Lesotho as they are as of now on 11 focuses, four more than the Republic of Benin, who are second in the standings.

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