Tag: UEFA Nations League

Wales held down Belgium in their Nations League matchup thanks to Brennan Johnson’s equalizer

Wales grabbed a dramatic point against Belgium in the Nations League at Cardiff City Stadium thanks to Brennan Johnson’s first international goal. Early on, Ethan Ampadu thought he had given Wales the lead with a shot into the top corner, but VAR spotted an offside in the build-up. Belgium had a number of chances in […]

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Memphis Depay failed to win the match for the Netherlands as he missed an added-time penalty against Poland

Memphis Depay missed a penalty in added time, preventing the Netherlands from making a historic comeback against Poland in the Nations League. For lengthy stretches, Louis van Gaal’s team was in control of the game, but Matty Cash’s angled shot from 20 yards put them behind. Just after the break, Przemyslaw Frankowski beat the Dutch […]

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England and Italy share spoils as their UEFA Nations League woes continue to build

England National Team’s winless Nations League run continued as an experimental Three Lions side failed to beat European champions Italy at Molineux. This was a behind-closed-doors match as punishment for the mayhem that accompanied their last meeting when Italy defeated England in the Euro 2020 final at Wembley. Thousands of ecstatic schoolchildren provided a vibrant […]

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Belgium came from behind to thrash Poland 6-1 in their Nations League encounter on Wednesday

Belgium thrashed Poland 6-1 in their Nations League match on Wednesday in Brussels. Belgium lost their first game to their neighbors the Netherlands, but came back with a strong performance, scoring five goals in just over 30 minutes. “It brings extra emotion when you lose against your rivals so that was definitely a motivator tonight,” […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo adds to his goal tallies to extend his all-time goals record to 117; Haaland was also on Target for Norway

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 116th and 117th goals for Portugal on Sunday, to make his reign as the all-time highest goalscorer more difficult to end. While Erling Haaland scored his 17th and 18th goals for Norway on the same day. Until Portugal’s 4-0 victory over Switzerland in the Nations League on Sunday, Ronaldo had gone […]

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Gareth Southgate blames weather conditions as the reason why England lost to Hungary in Budapest not fatigue

Gareth Southgate blamed the heat in Hungary for England’s slow performance in the Nations League defeat in Budapest. The hosts won 1-0 thanks to Dominik Szoboszlai’s second-half penalty after England’s players were jeered for kneeling before the match, which was seen by a crowd of over 30,000 despite being played behind closed doors. England, with […]

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England stars booed by children when they took a knee before their Nations League match against Hungary in Budapest

England players were booed as they took a knee before their Nations League match in Hungary, despite the fact that the majority of the Budapest crowd consisted of children. Uefa ordered Hungary to play three games behind closed doors in June as a penalty for their fans’ racist behavior at Euro 2020. The Puskas Arena […]

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England kicked off the Nations League campaign after a 1-0 loss to Hungary in Budapest

England started disappointingly in the Nations League campaign in Budapest, when a poor performance resulted in a deserved defeat at hands of Hungary. The Nations League match was supposed to be held behind closed doors as a Uefa punishment for Hungary’s fans’ racist and homophobic behavior at Euro 2020. Despite this, the game was played […]

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