James Rodriguez may have noticed the harshness of the FA Cup. It is a tournament where defenders are ready to kick the opponent in the leg to block and the referee refuses to blow the penalty.
World media was amazed at the news that Lionel Messi sent a message to leave Barca. The Argentine superstar is said to have chosen Man City as a stop.
Messi is a different star than the rest. When everyone believed that this player could create miracles in England, countryman Gonzalo Higuain warned.
The FA Cup is not like La Liga. There, defenders can kick the striker straight without being blamed like in Spain. He didn’t know if it affected Messi. I don’t think Leo will have any problems either because he’s on a different level.
Messi did not go to Man City, leaving a big disappointment for the England fans. However, the land of fog is welcome another name is also very talented James Rodriguez, who arrived at Everton.
The Colombian star had a dream start at Goodison Park. He scored 3 goals and had 4 assists. That form helps Everton fly high in the early matches of the season.
Everton had seen Rodriguez very well until the Merseyside derby took place. A very strong collision with Liverpool midfielder Virgil van Dijk caused the Colombian star to have a hematoma and swelling in the testicles. The former Real midfielder does not have to take a long-term break.
Rodriguez’s declining form affects Everton. He made the Merseyside representative receive 3 defeats and only won one match during this time. The South American midfielder muted, Everton slipped.
But after the encounter with Liverpool, Rodriguez only released 169 passes in the last 4 matches. The player’s goal and assists statistics ended at a round zero, in contrast to the explosive performance earlier in the season.
Man City was not difficult to beat Newcastle United. Thereby winning the final ticket to the FA Cup semi-finals this season. As expected, Man City spilled up to attack right after the opening whistle. The visitors repeatedly bombarded Newcastle’s goal.
After many opportunities, Man City also had an opening goal in the 37th minute. Midfielder Fabian Schar pushed Gabriel Jesus in the penalty area and the referee pointed to the penalty spot. On the 11m point, Kevin De Bruyne made no mistake to give the visitors the lead.
After having a leading goal, Man City actively reduced the pace of attack and switched to playing lullaby to the opponent. The first half ended with only 1 goal scored.
After the break, Newcastle suddenly pushed up the attacking squad to make the game more worthwhile. In the 66th minute, the home team had a delicious chance to score an equalizer. Saint-Maximin stretched smoothly, but the player on Gayle pitched the ball over the bar.
Just 2 minutes after Gayle missed the opportunity, Man City had a goal to increase the gap. In a speedy attack, Sterling handled it skillfully before finishing the perfect heart to secure a 2-0 victory for the visitors.
This victory put Man City in the semi-finals of this season’s FA Cup and their next rival Arsenal. Meanwhile, the remaining match of the semi-finals is a contest between MU and Chelsea.
Mendy cut across the ball to cut through the Newcastle goal, but there was no Man City player to finish. Mendy stretched uncomfortably, but midfielder Fernandez broke the ball for Newcastle.
Sterling deftly entered the middle of the game before finishing the danger of defeating goalkeeper Darlow. Otamendi passes the ball to the wrong address right before the penalty area of Man City. After stealing the ball, Saint-Maximin stretched smoothly, but Gayle ended up in the sky at close range.