⚽ General Football News - 2020-21 Season Open Thread

OFFICIAL: UEFA have confirmed both legs between Chelsea vs. Porto in the UCL quarter-final will be played in Sevilla’s Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan Stadium.

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:rotating_light: BREAKING: Robert Lewandowski has been ruled out for around four weeks after suffering sprained ligaments in his right knee :face_with_head_bandage:

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Lewandowski looks set to miss the following fixtures :point_down:

A | RB Leipzig
H | PSG
H | Union Berlin
A | PSG
A | Wolfsburg
H | Bayer Leverkusen
A | Mainz

He still needs five goals to equal Gerd Muller’s record of 40 in a Bundesliga season :worried:

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Lionel Messi is the best performing outfield player across Europe’s top five leagues in 2021, according to research from CIES Football Observatory :goat:

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:smirk: Most possession won in the attacking third per league in Europe’s top 5 leagues this season:

:black_flag:󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Kevin De Bruyne (Man City) - 26
:es: Kike Garcia (Eibar) - 37
:it: Lautaro Martinez (Inter) - 26
:de: Dani Olmo (RB Leipzig) - 36
:fr: Amine Gouiri (Nice) - 30
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39 - Since the start of the 2018-19 campaign, only Thomas Müller (45) and Lionel Messi (42) have more assists in Europe’s top five leagues than Jadon Sancho (39), who has 10 more than the closest Englishman (Trent Alexander-Arnold, 29).

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:grimacing: Teams in Europe’s top 5 leagues without a home league win in 2021:

:black_flag:󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 Liverpool
:it: Benevento
:fr: Nantes
:fr: Dijon
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