Picture : Carlos Soler scored 3 penalties in the game against Real Madrid ! A Record in La Liga in the XXI Century !
NEWS AND STATISTICS OF THE WEEK
In the Spanish league game vs Valencia (1-4), Real Madrid has conceded as many as 3 penalties. This happened with Real Madrid for the first time in the whole history of La Liga.
All these penalties were scored by Valencia’s Carlos Soler who became the first player of La Liga in XXI century scoring 3 spot kicks in a single game.
With appearing in the 3rd round of UEFA Champions League, Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) has started his 18th consecutive UCL campaign (he missed first two rounds due to coronavirus). Only one player in the history of UCL has a longer row: Iker Casillas (20 seasons consecutively, from 1999/00 to 2018/19).
A Turkish striker Yusuf Yazici from Lille became the first player in the history of UEFA club competitions who scored two away hat-tricks in a single season. He did it in the Europa League games vs Sparta Pague (4-1) and Milan (3-0).
Connor Goldson (Glasgow Rangers) has scored an own goal in Europa League vs Benfica (3-3) after exactly 60 seconds. It is the fastest own goal in the history of this tournament.
David Alaba (Bayern), with participating in the victory over Borussia Dortmund (3-2), achieved the mark of 200 wins in German Bundesliga earlier than any other player of the history – taking 267 games for this.
The IFFHS legend player was being driven back to Douala in the Littoral Region from the West Region yesterday where he had been to attend several festivities. A bus belonging to Express Travel Agency ran into his jeep head-on at the Barré Bakem joint in Nkongsamba, but legendary footballer with several unrivalled accomplishments was later medically declared not to be in danger.