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Arsenal: Mesut Oezil and the death story of the classic ‘number 10’ (part 1)

Remember the 2015/16 season when Leicester shocked the world football with the Premier League championship, despite the odds of 1/5000, but that season also saw the top performance of Mesut Ozil, the most creative midfielder in the top five European leagues in this decade.

According to TruMedia’s data, Mesut Oezil created 146 chances to score in 35 Premier League matches in the 2015/16 season – 20 times more than any other player since 2010. The German midfielder carried out 19 assists – a Premier League record in this decade, as well as creating 28 clear chances (Big Chances). From September 26 to November 21, he scored assists in seven consecutive matches – an achievement that no Premier League player has ever done before and even after that. In fact, only 18 other players scored 7 assists in the whole 2015/16 season.

Despite leading the expectations score (xG) and losing expectations (xGA), Arsenal finished the season in second place, behind Leicester. If Arsenal’s results are consistent with their performances, perhaps Arsene Wenger and his coaches have won the championship and Mesut Oezil could win the ‘Best Player of the Year’ award. But even the German midfielder did not appear in the ‘Typical squad’ voted by PFA. Instead of being remembered as an achievement of top creativity, Mesut Oezil’s 2015/16 season gave another indication: Player and his position will never be important.

Mesut Oezil’s position will never be important again

Think about the best teams in the world. Not many of them are built around classic “number 10” gameplay. Man City turned both their “10s” – Kevin de Bruyne and David Silva – into traditional midfielders. Bayern Munich did the same with James Rodriguez, while their top-class footer was Joshua Kimmich, a full-back. Liverpool did so, depending on the creativity in the two wing corridors, and they won the Champions League in 2019 after selling “No. 10” Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona. The 27-year-old midfielder struggled in Spain, when Barcelona built a play around Leo Messi – the world’s top superstar. Meanwhile, in Italy, the Juventus squad doesn’t have any players scoring more than 10 assists in the last season of 2018/19.

Argentina Football Federation officially lawsuit against Brazil in the Copa America semi-finals

The Argentina team lost with a score of 0-2 against this year’s Copa America home team, Brazil, two players Gabriel Gabriel and Roberto Firmino in the match that took place on the morning of the last 3.6.

According to Argentine Labor, the match had “serious and disgusting mistakes from the referees” that were the only two ball phase Sergio Aguero and Nicolas Otamendi were fouled in the penalty area. Argentina captain Lionel Messi also expressed dissatisfaction with the referee team led by Rody Zambrano – Ecuadorian.

Messi thinks there are too many fouls but VAR has never been used at all throughout the match despite being applied in all previous Copa America matches. Argentine Labor President Claudio Tapia sent a letter to comfort and support Messi’s opinion in the post-match interview. Mr. Tapia also expressed clearly in the complaint letter to CONMBEBOL that:

“It is unreasonable to not use VAR in two situations and it has affected the game.”

He also expressed “doubts about morality, honesty and transparency” during the last defeat of Argentina.

Brazil is also accused by the Argentina FA of Brazil taking advantage of the Copa America to benefit its political image. Specifically, Mr. Jair Bolsonaro – Brazil’s new national president had a welcome screen for fans in the middle of the time even though FIFA had stipulated political factors are not allowed to interfere in football matches.

More seriously, there was the allegation from GloboEsporte that the security of the new Brazilian president caused confusion in radio communications between the referee and the VAR in the last semi-final.

Alisson won the best individual Copa America award

Brazil has yet to kick the 2019 Copa America final but Alisson Becker has officially won the Golden Gloves with the best performance in the tournament is five clean sheets.

Alisson retained his form since the end of the 2018/19 season and since the Champions League semi-final semi-final against Barcelona, ​​the Liverpool goalkeeper has been through nine consecutive games without ever reaching the ball-net.

Three worth-noticing things in the Copa America 2019

After a week of competition, the Copa America 2019 gave the audience a lot of emotion with the top matches. Here are 3 worth-noticing things about this tournament.

1. The team plays the worst

Ecuador is the worst team to date, with five yellow cards of Mendez, Angel Mena, Arboleda, Carlos Gruezo, Velasco and two red cards of Babriel Achilier and Quinteros after two matches.

Not stopping there, Ecuador also has a number of pretty big mistakes (34 times). This turned Ecuador into the ugliest Copa America 2019 team and it would be disadvantageous to consider the Fair-play score to enter the inner round.

2. The most surprising team

Argentina is the top name in the surprise category in Copa this year. Despite being a candidate for the championship, Argentina showed a weak face after losing to Colombia in the first game and struggling to get a draw against Japan.

After 2 turns of matches, Argentina ranked at the bottom of Group B with 1 point obtained and the goal coefficient is -2. This makes Messi and his teammates unable to take over their own decisions but has to wait for the result after the final round and the condition is enough to win against Qatar with a strong score.

3. The best team

Colombia is the team that shows the cohesion as well as the very good form in the Copa America 2019. After surpassing the champion candidate Argentina in the first leg, Colombia continues to defeat defending champion Asia, Qatar to “the main road” is the first team to enter the 2019 Copa America quarterfinal early 1 round.

Coach Carlos Queiroz expressed his confidence as well as confirmed not to be bored with any team and will close the group stage with 3 wins, to declare his ambition to win the tournament.

Hot football news at the beginning of June, 2019

China hosts the 2023 Asian Cup

AFC has officially announced that China has won the 2023 Asian Cup bid. This will be the second time this tournament has been held in China, the first of which took place in 2004. Known outside. China, Indonesia and Thailand, and South Korea all campaigned for hostage but later withdrew. China proposes 12 cities to host (without Changzhou) and is expected to build a new stadium in 9 cities.

Neymar’s “victim” lawyer gave up the lawsuit

According to Globo in Brazil, the case of the alleged rape of Neymar had a new development when the “victim” had been abandoned by the lawyer he hired. The reason is that the lawyer noticed that the victim told the police that he was beaten, but then told the media that he was raped. The hired law firm said it suspected the girl had deliberately changed her testimony and that meant it could be criminally handled.

Lopetegui leads Sevilla

Sevilla has appointed manager Julen Lopetegui to become the club’s coach as a three-year contract. Lopetegui was fired by Real Madrid in October 2018 and will work in Sevilla after the club broke up with interim manager Joaquin Caparros, who suffered from leukemia shortly after taking office in March.

Sanchez was “questioned” by fans because he liked Liverpool as the European king

Alexis Sanchez has made the “Reds Manchester City” fans unhappy when he publicly liked the picture of Liverpool to improve the Champions League championship in 2018 19 on the Instagram profile page.

Alexis Sanchez annoys MU fans by pressing “Like” pictures of Liverpool to lift Champions League trophy on former teammate Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain’s Instagram page.

“Do not care who you are, but MU players congratulate Liverpool is unacceptable”, angry fans. “Isn’t this embarrassing enough? Sanchez went to congratulate the enemy as if he were a Liverpool player”, the MU fan accused.

5 best football clubs of all time

3. AC Milan

AC Milan is the most successful club in Italian football history. Juventus won more domestic titles but the San Siro team is the best in the European arena. The team was honored 7 times to improve the Champions League silver cup and became one of the many times the champion of the old continental top league.

AC Milan started to flourish under coach Arrigo Sacchi. Strategist Italy has made the club a real force in both Serie A and Europe. Within 5 years, they won 3 times in the league and Champions League.

Then in the 2000s, AC Milan once again converged the superstar star: Alessandro Nesta, Andrea Pirlo, Andriy Shevchenko, Kaka and Clarence Seedorf. They went to the C1 king 2 more times.

4. Barcelona

Barcelona is a major force in Spain and even Europe. The Catalan team has won the Champions League five times, 25 times to rise to the La Liga throne and won 30 trophies. In the 1950s, the “Blaugrana” constantly had to hide the rivalry of Real Madrid in every way.

Only when Johan Cruyff appeared, Barca’s era of success officially began. The former Dutch player focused on young players and promoted the La Masia training kiln. At that time, the bull’s great man owned the “dream team” and stormed La Liga and the C1 arena. The home team 6 times won the domestic league and once won the Champions League in the 1990s.

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5. Real Madrid

Real Madrid is known as the “king of clubs”. In terms of reputation, title, not a team in the world comparable to “Los Blancos”. So far, White Vultures have won 13 Champions League titles, 33 times to lift the La Liga trophy and own 19 King trophies.

The golden age of Real began in the 1950s. The club has five consecutive steps to the C1 king. Alfredo Di Stefano, Ferenc Puskas, Jose Santamaria and Raymond Kopa have turned “Los Blancos” into the No. 1 force in soccer.

Unprecedented miracles: English football dominates Europe

For the first time in history, four powerful Premier League teams are Liverpool, Tottenham, Arsenal and Chelsea in Europe’s most prestigious finals, Champions League, and Europa League.

Arsenal and Chelsea have just signed their names on the final match in the Europa League, helping England to dominate the old continent in the 2018 season after Liverpool and Tottenham put their hands together to play in the final of C1.

It is even more impressive when both Liverpool and Tottenham created the “blockbuster” movies, causing the football world to be stunned and admired, leaving the high-level division in Madrid on the sixth night.

Two pairs of Europa League semi-finals this morning also closed with full joy for brothers into London, Arsenal, and Chelsea. The history of English football’s most successful week in the European Cup.

It is the fierce competition, strangely enough, to suffocate in the Premier League, which is the foundation for the foggy representatives to explode strongly when entering Europe.

While Real Madrid, Bayern Munich or Juventus went into a recession period, the Premier League teams have been relentless thanks to reasonable strategy.

Not many people think that Liverpool will overthrow Barcelona‘s “pal” after losing 0-3 at the Nou Camp and without the services of Salah and Firmino in the return leg. However, with determination, courage, and a bit of luck, Jurgen Klopp’s teachers did a miracle, with a 4-0 reversal that shook the bridge world.

Only 24 hours later, Tottenham is almost desperate when Ajax lead 3-0 final. However, the “rooster” has risen unbelievably, with the superhero image Lucas Moura launching 3 left foot bullets knocking down young Dutch strikers.

11 years after MU and Chelsea disturbed Moscow, English football had two teams in the Champions League final. While Tottenham headed for the first European Cup in history, The Kop hoped for the sixth time to take the throne, following the 2005 Istanbul feat.

Top 10 best players in Europe this season: Ronaldo is only in fourth!

In the season of 2018/19, we have reached the halfway point, let’s look back at the 10 best players in the top 5 European leagues so far. Top 10 according to the Whoscored scoring scale.

7. Thorgan Hazard (Borussia M. Gladbach)

Equally next to Eden Hazard, Thorgan contributed 7 goals and 4 assists for M. Vladbach after 11 games this season. Helping the Borussia-Park home team rank second only to Dortmund in the Bundesliga.

6. Raheem Sterling (Manchester City)

6 goals, 5 assists and 4 times to receive the title of Best Player of the match, the factor that created the most mutant on The Citizens striker. Newly approved by Etihad Stadium for an additional 3 years of contract.

5. Eden Hazard (Chelsea)

Despite being sidelined because of injury this season, Hazard is still the most outstanding player in the Premier League. 7 goals and 4 assists after only 8 main matches, extreme performance.

4. Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus)

Top 10 best players in Europe this season: Ronaldo is only in fourth!

8 goals, 5 assists and 3 times voted as the best player in the match, in which there were many times to pull Juventus back from the dead, Ronaldo proved he was worth every penny.

3. Kylian Mbappé (PSG)

11 goals and 4 assists after only 7 main matches, Mbappe’s terrible performance at the age of 19 made Europe all admire admiration.

2. Neymar (PSG)

10 goals, 5 assists and 4 times voted as the best player of the match, Neymar affirmed his leading role in PSG and continued to make Real Madrid hungry.

1. Lionel Messi (Barcelona)

9 goals, 5 assists and 5 times to be voted the best player in the match, not too much to say Lionel Messi is 50% of the current Barcelona power.

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5. Keylor Navas (Real Madrid)

The appearance of Keylor Navas in this list made many fans surprised. The Costa Rican goalkeeper is no longer the No. 1 choice in Real Madrid. It is worth mentioning that the frequent absence in the main team does not affect Navas’ performance so much. Player 31 is always in charge and fulfills his role every time he comes out.

4. Jan Oblak (Atletico Madrid)

Oblak is a hot name during the summer season of 2018. The Slovenian star is one of the best La Liga goalkeepers. At the age of 25, the No.13 player has become an important member of his great Atletico Madrid.

Since joining the home team in 2014, under the leadership of Simeone, Oblak has excelled and contributed to building a solid defense for the club. Currently, the player born in 1993 continues to play his role.

3. Marc-Andre Ter Stegen (Barcelona)

Stegen is currently the best goalkeeper in the world. The German star received many praises from the media from the day he visited the Camp Nou. Even the 26-year-old temple guard plays an equally important role as Lionel Messi in the Barca squad.

2. Ederson (Manchester City)

Up to now, the 25-year-old goalkeeper only conceded 4 goals, which makes him become a solid fulcrum where Man City defense. Although not praised too much, no one can deny his great credit for the success of the club.

1. De Gea (Manchester United)

No doubt, De Gea deserves to be ranked No.1 among the best goalkeepers in the world. The Spanish star has been the most important player at Manchester United for years. With the dedication, Manchester fans always hope De Gea will stick with the club until the end of his career.

Martial missed his appointment with France because of injury

Martial missed his appointment with France because of injury

The French Football Federation confirmed Sunday afternoon that striker Anthony Martial pulled out of France and returned to Man United due to injury.

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Martial missed his appointment with France because of injury

Marital was summoned by coach Didier Deschamps to France after nearly a year of absence after an impressive performance in M.U shirt over time. The 23-year-old striker is expected to be given an opportunity in France’s two matches against Moldova and Iceland in the EURO 2020 qualifier.

However, the joy of the player on the M.U payroll was short, when he was disqualified soon after that because of the injury. Yesterday, the French Football Federation (FFF) gave a confirmation of Martial’s work according to the advice of the doctors. The M.U striker suffered a right knee injury and a muscle ache following M.U’s defeat to Wolves in the FA Cup quarter-finals last weekend.

“Anthony Anthony Martial is having trouble relapsing his right knee injury. He once again felt intense pain in his right knee after Saturday’s game with Wolves,” announcing the FFF’s statement good.

Martial is currently at the Carrington training center to prepare for thorough tests. Replacing Martial in France is winger Thomas Lemar, who recently recovered from injury and returned to Atletico Madrid’s squad.

The football events cannot be missed in 2019

Let’s take a look at some outstanding football events that will take place in 2019.

Asian Cup (from January 5 to 1/2 in the UAE)

Asian Cup 2019 is Asia’s biggest football tournament at the national level so it promises to gather the top stars in the continent.

Champions League final (June 1 in Spain)

Spanish football has dominated the European Cup for the past few years. This year, the country of this Iberian peninsula has the honor to host the Champions League final (the match takes place at Atletico Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano). At the end of the group stage, Spain still has 3 representatives: Barca, Real Madrid and Atletico.

U20 World Cup Award (from May 23 to June 15 in Poland)

The U20 World Championship is considered a stage for young stars to come to light. Four Asian representatives participating in this tournament are Qatar, South Korea, Japan and Saudi Arabia (champion of the U19 Asian Championship).

The football events cannot be missed in 2019

UEFA Nations League Finals (June 5 to June 9 in Portugal)

In the first organization, the UEFA Nations League created a positive effect when all teams played hard, which means they do not only seeing this as a supplementary friendly tournament for EURO 2020 qualifiers.

There are four talents who are present in the final round: England, Portugal, Netherlands and Switzerland. According to the schedule, the UK and the Netherlands will touch each other to determine their representatives to attend the match. The other pair of semi-finals is a match between Switzerland and the home team Portugal.

America Copa 2019 (from June 14 to July 7 in Brazil)

With high-quality players, Brazil is rated highly in the South American Copa America Championship 2019, especially when they have home advantage. In addition to 10 familiar South American representatives, this year’s tournament also has two more guest teams from Asia, Japan and Qatar.