«A cursed year»
Barça played yesterday and still had great difficulties. The Blaugrana failed to gain the upper hand over Eibar. The two teams parted in a sad draw (1-1), despite the return of Ousmane Dembélé, scorer for the Calatans. “So goes life without Messi”, abstract Brand, who adds that FC Barcelona is still failing. A new misstep that is causing talk in Spain, Sports world even evokes “A cursed year”. The daily also points to Araujo’s error on the goal conceded, and the missed penalty of Braithwaite. Same story on the cover of Sport, this Wednesday. The newspaper saw “Another disaster” yesterday, and recalls that Barça have already let slip 9 points at Camp Nou this season. This promises to be more and more complicated for the Catalans.
England thinks about a break
After the multiplication of positive tests in Manchester City, but also on the side of Fulham, the members of the Premier League are asking questions. Discussions are said to take place behind the scenes which suggest that a small break of the season is possible, reports The Times. The goal is to reduce this number of cases. West Bromwich Albion manager Sam Allardyce who lost 5-0 to Leeds United, said he was in favor of a save. “I’m 66 and the last thing I need is to catch the covid”, did he declare. On the other hand, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, he is opposed to this cut and seems to focus more on the already complicated schedule for this season. All this also makes the headlines of other dailies as with the Daily Star which title: “Stop our season”, and which explains why the clubs ask for this stop, but that the Premier League refuses. This is also what the Daily Express. “The show must continue”, put the tabloid on its front page, and added that “Premier League leaders are determined not to cut the season”, despite the request of some teams.
«Zidane didn’t speak with me when I left»
Sergio Reguilon signed with Tottenham last summer and in the columns of As, he returns in particular to his past at Real Madrid as well as to his relations with his former coach. “Zidane did not speak with me when I left, that does not surprise me”, he confessed, before adding: “Real gave me everything, but coming back does not depend on me”. Reguilon also gave his opinion on two other coaches, his coach and the Special One. “Mourinho and Luis Enrique are two top technicians”. Words very different from those sent to describe Zinedine Zidane …