Match Report: Valencia 4-1 Lille

Tweet By William Bussey Valencia kept their qualification hopes alive for the knockout stages with three goals in the last eight minutes.  These sides met two weeks ago and played out a 1-1 draw. Lille gave the Spanish side an early scare when Victor Osimhen raced through on goal and gave his side the lead.   Lille dominated most of the first half. Yusuf Yazici had his sides first effort on target but Jasper Cillessen stopped the shot. Loic Remy also forced Cillessen into a good save after the opener.  Valencia had their chances with Gabriel Paulista floated header cleared off the line in the 31st minute.  Just before half-time, Rodrigo…

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Manuel Pellegrini: the manager that needs to evolve with the times

Tweet “I’m certain we will achieve it. If we don’t this season then this is a year of preparing for trying to do it next season.” That was what West Ham United manger Manuel Pellegrini promised just nine months ago, yet looking at the statistics, they are fortunate not to be in a relegation battle. The Chilean manager’s instalment back in summer 2018 filled the Hammers supporters with optimism that they could push into contention for a top seven finish. According to Transfermarkt, Pellegrini spent £84.51million in his first summer…

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Nick Kyrgios: The unprecedented entertainer tennis needs more of

Tweet If you are not a regular fan of tennis and want to be entertained, I have two words – Nick Kyrgios. Standing at 6”4, regularly serving 130+ mph second serves and playing shots 99.9% of tennis players would not even think to play, Kyrgios inherits an abundance of talent and it’s a shame he fails to apply that at a consistent level. The unique, charismatic and heavily controversial character is something the sport lacks and spectators have split opinions on his actions – I find it absolutely brilliant! Kyrgios…

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