Yesterday was finished the first day of Champions League with other eight matches. A total of five Football Impact clients participated in these games.
There were all kind of matches, some favorites that won easily, like Real Madrid and Ajax, that won 3-0 at home to AS Rome and AEK Athens; Manchester United won to Young Boys Bern by 3-0 in Switzerland; and Bayern Munich and Juventus defeated Benfica and Valencia FC respectively by 0-2. The surprise of the day came by Olympique Lyon, which won to Guardiola’s Manchester City at Eithad Stadium.
But the two most exciting matches faced Football Impact clients. Both matches finished 2-2 and were Shakhtar Donetsk – Hoffenheim and Viktoria Plzen CSKA Moskow.
In the match between Shakhtar and Hoffenheim the German team started in front quickly, in the 6th minute. Ismaily tied in 27th, but in 38th Nordtveit gave again an advantage to the German team. The scoreboard did not change until Maycon set the final 2-2 in 81st.
In Plzen Krmencik put the Czech team in front with two goals in the first half. At the beginning of the first half Chalov, and in the last breath of the match Vlasic tied for the Russian team.
Yesterday was performed the first half of the first day of Champions League 2018/19, in it the most of the matches finished with the expected result.
At 18;55 two matches were performed, FC Barcelona 4 – 0 PSV and Inter 2-1 Tottenham. The team from Lombardy got the victory in the first match of its return to the European top competition. Icardi and Vecino turned the game in the last minutes of the match.
In the matches at 21:00 there were some Football Impact friends. Borussia defeated Club Brugge KV by 0-1 with a strange goal by Pulisic and Lokomotiv Moskow was defeated by Galatasaray in Turkey by 3-0.
But the best match was performed at Anfield by our friends of Liverpool FC and PSG. The french team was able to tie after losing by 2-0, but Firmino in 92nd gave the victory to the English team.
12 points in the last four days have put Wisla Krakow SSA on the top of the Polish First Division. The team from Krakow is first with the same points that Legida Gdansk (17).
After getting only five points in the first four matches, the team coached by Maciej Stolarczyk is in an excellent streak of four consecutive victories that has taken the team to lead the national championship.
The good performance of the team is empowered by the good moment of its striker, the Czech Zdenek Ondrasek with seven goals. The player, who is playing its fourth season in the Polish team has scored six goals in the las five days, having already scored more goals than in any other season of the previous three with the team.
Ekstraklasa is always one of the most equal championships in Europe, as we can see by the fact that Legia Varsaw (sixth) has an only three points disadvantage over the leader. Wisla Krakow and also Legia are usual Football Impact clients and we wish them the best luck.
Málaga CF keeps on its unstoppable streak and already has five victories out of five matches in Liga 123. The team has a four points advantage over the second team, UD Las Palmas.
Muñiz’s men have won again this weekend, the fifth consecutive victory. This last day the team won not only with a one goal advantage (as usually) but it won by 3-0 to Córdoba. A very good game by Gustavo Blanco and Ontiveros gave the victory to the team from La Rosaleda.
The next day the white and blue team will travel to Canary Islands to face to the second team, UD Las Palmas. It will a very important test for the team. Whatever it happens, the team will remain leader after the match at Estadio de Gran Canaria, but a victory would provide still more confidence to the players.
Among 11th and 12th September part of a new round of Copa del rEy has been performed, still with no First Division team playing. In this round many Football Impact friends have participated, being Real Mallorca, UD Almería and UD Alcorcón the ones that were able to qualify to the next round.
SD Tenerife lost at home against Cádiz CF, Extremadura UD was defeated by UD Alcorcón and Málaga CF by UD Almería. Today four more matches will be played to finish this round.
This is the second round of matches, after it there will be a new one leg playoff and in the next one we will already have the First Division teams and two legs rounds.
Part of the second day of UEFA Nations League has already been played and in it many Football Impact friend federations have obtained good results.
On Sunday Denmark won Wales by 2-0 with two goals by Eriksen, meanwhile Ukraine had won to Slovakia by 1-0. France had to work hard to win the game against Netherlands. On Monday Sweden was defeated by Turkey and Serbia and Romania tied 2-2.
Today Tuesday we will see one of the most thrilling matches of this day, Spain – Croatia. We will also enjoy again with Roberto Martínez’s Belgium which performed an excellent football in the World Cup.
When this day is finished, we will have to wait until October 11th to enjoy these good teams in this new competition.
Juan Ramón López Muñiz’s Málaga CF has performed an excellent Liga 123 beginning. Four victories out of four matches rank Málaga CF on the top of the clasification.
Under the team from Costa del Sol we can find Real Mallorca, the only team with three victories, but it lost one game against UD Alcorcón on the third day.
Málaga CF and also Real Mallorca performed a preseason stage in Marbella Football Center this summer and even faced to each other in a match organized by Football Impact at Marbella Municipal stadium.
Both teams have had a good start in the struggle to return to Spanish football top division. The team from Málaga has made a great technical work this summer, renewing a big part of the staff, but even this way the good results were expected. However the team from Balearic Islands comes from the Third Division and its surprising this amazing season beginning.
The Spanish Football Federation (Football Impact client) will face today to the Football Association. The teams will play in the first match in this competition for both.
The teams come by different ways. Meanwhile the English team made a great performance in Russia, where it ranked fourth, the Spanish team can not return to the success path and it only could reach the round of 16 in the World Cup.
The English coach Gareth Southgate has improved the English National team, but Luis Enrique will debut today with the Spanish National team and he will try to find its style.
The mythical stadium Wembley will host this exciting match with two giants of the world of football today from 20:45
Today will start the national teams new competition, UEFA Nations League. In it 55 national teams will struggle in four different leagues according to the level.
With the target to play less friendly matches and to increase the interest of the supporters, UEFA has created this competition. The football federations of France and Germany that join League A (group 1), will open this competition today. We also will have in this first day Italy – Poland or England – Spain.
In the second day we will be able to watch Portugal – Italy and the Spanish national team against the World Cup runner-up, the Croatin national team. The Belgian national team will debut against Iceland.
All the teams will try to give their best and to avoid the rellegation, because the groups have three teams and the last one could be rellegated to a lower league.
Many Football Impact clients will join this new international tournament. From here we want to wish the best luck to: France, Belgium, Poland, Spain, Czech Republic, Russia, Sweden, Denmark, Scotland, Norway, Serbia, Romania, Andorra, Liechtenstein or Feroe Islands.