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Italy takes on Spain in Euro 2020 semi-final at Wembley on Tuesday; the winner will play England or Denmark in the final on July 11; Leonardo Spinazzola omitted for Italy, while Pablo Sarabia is an injury concern.

Italy and Spain are two teams that appear to have disregarded what it feels like to lose – but something must give in their semi-final showdown at Euro 2020.

Spain have shrugged off pre-tournament anxiety, coronavirus unrest, and grueling knockout battles to extend an outstanding run that has seen them undergo just one loss in 29 games and go unbeaten in 13

The developmental side is seeking a third European Championship trophy in four editions but Italy, another continental heavyweight renewed under Roberto Mancini, heads to Wembley maintaining not an unbeaten run of 32 fixtures, since September 2018.

The teams have encountered each other 10 times at crucial tournaments, with Italy maintaining the upper hand until Spain beat them on penalties en route to their Euro 2008 victory – before thumping them 4-0 in the final four years later.

New success is now sought after  – the Kiev showdown of 2012 was the last time either side made it this far in the tournament – and while they have traditionally been considered as footballing opposites, Luis Enrique admits that the current products are more philosophically aligned.

“This Italy side isn’t, perhaps, like the ones of years gone by – one that would sit back and wait to see what happened,” the man whose debut as national coach brought a win at Wembley told UEFA ahead of the game.

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Official- Manchester united sack Ole Gunnar Solksjaer, to pay him £7.5m severance fee

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been sacked as Manchester United manager afer a disgraceful 4-1 away defeat by Watford on Saturday.

Official- Manchester united sack Ole Gunnar Solksjaer, to pay him £7.5m severance fee


Solskjaer, an icon of the club, had been in charge of United for nearly three years but pressure on his position started building after humiliating losses to Liverpool and Man City despite having star players Cristiano Ronaldo, Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane in the squad.

The club heirarchy had a meeting early Sunday morning, November 21, and agreed to part ways with Solksjaer and will pay him a £7.5m severance fee due to the fact he signed a new 3 year deal in June.

Posting on its social media platforms, Manchester United wrote;

 ‘Manchester United can confirm that Ole Gunnar Solksjaer has left his role as manager. Thank you for everything Ole.’

The favourites to succeed Solskjaer are Zinedine Zidane, Brendan Rodgers, Mauricio Pochettino and Erik ten Hag.


In 165 games, Solksjaer had 91 Wins, 40 defeats and 34 draws.

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Liberia 0-2: Nigeria: Super Eagles Wins Liberia to Move One Step Closer to World Cup play-Off

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Liberia 0-2: Nigeria: Super Eagles Wins Liberia to Move One Step Closer to World Cup play-Off

Nigeria has moved one step closer to booking one of the World Cup play-off spots after beating Liberia on Saturday in Tangier, Morocco.


Victor Osimhen and Ahmed Musa scored from the spot in the first and second half respectively to beat Liberia 2-0.

Napoli’s Victor Osimhen scored the first goal, which was a penalty for Nigeria after the Liberian goalkeeper brought him down.

He converted the resulting penalty to give the Super Eagles an early lead in the first half and even though the away Super Eagles dominated play they could not add another goal in the first half.

Liberia 0-2: Nigeria: Super Eagles Wins Liberia to Move One Step Closer to World Cup play-Off


In the second half, Substitute and captain Ahmed Musa scored the second goal for Nigeria, another penalty, with four minutes left to go in the match to give Nigeria a 2-0 victory.


The Eagles will need at least a draw in their last match against Cape Verde on Tuesday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos, Nigeria if they are to qualify for the World Cup play-off.

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Cristiano #Ronaldo scores TWICE as #ManUnited beat Newcastle 4-1 to go top of the #premierleague

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Cristiano #Ronaldo scores TWICE as #ManUnited beat Newcastle 4-1 to go top of the #premierleague

Cristiano Ronaldo is back with a bang as he scores twice on Man Utd return in 4-1 win over Newcastle

Manchester United have now secured the top position on the premier league table with 10 points. Manchester City comes second with 9.

There was not much of a difference in game-play but the goalscorers, Man Utd have them in abundance!

Ronaldo is BACK!

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