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Mercier, internado y en observación

El volante de San Lorenzo Juan Ignacio Mercier fue internado esta madrugada en la clínica Los Arcos, de Palermo, con un cuadro de fiebre alta, un fuerte dolor de cabeza y en los ganglios. Está en observación. Durante la semana, el experimentado jugador había sido tratado por estado febril. Se recuperó, pero durante el sábado sufrió […]

Young and hungry Leipzig aiming high after unbeaten start

RB Leipzig are the first promoted side since 1963 to remain unbeaten for their first six Bundesliga games. The last club to achieve the feat, 1. FC Köln, went on to win the league. Want to bring some of Leipzig’s youngsters into your Official Fantasy Bundesliga team? Click here for unlimited transfers during the international […]

Lessons to learn for Proulx and Canada

Life is full of smiles and tears, and one can very quickly give way to the other. Though 17-year-old Canada goalkeeper Lysianne Proulx has a whole life ahead of her, she has learned that lesson early, having just experienced her first emotional rollercoaster ride at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Jordan 2016. Voted the […]

Silva, earning his bread with the ball

“Yes, I’m a bread expert!” admitted Gaston Silva with a grin. “I might not remember everything that I knew back then, but I used to be good at making it,” added the Uruguayan defender, brought up amongst the sacks of flour and yeast of the family bakery his dad still runs in the city of […]

Nouri and Gisdol: Fresh faces on the Bundesliga touchline

The 2016/17 Bundesliga season may only be a matter of weeks old, but there have already been two managerial changes, with Alexander Nouri and Markus Gisdol picking up the reins at struggling northern giants SV Werder Bremen and Hamburger SV respectively. Gisdol’s predecessor Bruno Labbadia had proven the hero in the 2014/15 season, saving the […]

Sin varios titulares, Boca ensaya en Jujuy

Tras la decisión de no llevar a Carlos Tevez a Jujuy para disputar el amistoso que Boca jugará hoy ante Olimpia de Paraguay (el delantero padece sinovitis en la rodilla izquierda y quedó al margen de la lista de convocados), Guillermo Barros Schelotto decidió dejar en Buenos Aires a otro futbolista xeneize que se encuentra […]

Debuts, droughts and French Gs

Reliance on a flea, an unstoppable matador and white wolves finally falling prey feature in FIFA.com’s latest stats review, along with an American keeper and surprising droughts for Paraguay and Spain. 1,782 days had passed since Kevin Gameiro started for France until he made Didier Deschamps’ XI on Friday. Gameiro last began a Bleus game in […]

October round-up: Bundesliga stars in international action

World Cup qualifiers – Europe Iceland 3-2 Finland Lukas Hradecky and Niklas Moisander were powerless to prevent Finland slipping to a 3-2 defeat to Iceland, who scored twice in the final five minutes to earn all three points. FC Augsburg’s Alfred Finnbogason equalised in the 90th minute, before Ragnar Sigurdsson netted a dramatic winner for […]

Quién es el dueño de la camiseta de Brasil con el estampado de Messi

La foto de un hincha de Brasil vestido con la camiseta de la selección nacional con el nombre de Messi y el 10 en la espalda se hizo viral en las redes sociales esta semana. La imagen comenzó a circular después del partido que Brasil le ganó por 5-0 a Bolivia, en Natal, y dividió la […]

UEFA.com's weekly wonderkid: Dayot Upamecano

UEFA.com’s scouts check out Salzburg defender Dayot Upamecano, who is wary of being billed as the new Raphaël Varane. Name: Dayot UpamecanoClub: SalzburgDebut: 19 March 2016 v MattersburgPosition: defenderNationality: FrenchBorn: 27 October 1998Preferred foot: rightHeight: 185cm They say …“For a 17-year-old, he plays with such composure and he is really strong.”Óscar García, Salzburg coach, after […]