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Euro U21 Best XI: Germany duo among top performers in round one

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Euro U21 Best XI: Germany duo among top performers in round one Here we run through the top five highest WhoScored rated players in the best XI from the opening round of group matches at the U21 European Championships. 5. Gian-Luca Waldschmidt (Germany) – 8.11 rating Gian-Luca Waldschmidt kickstarted his Euro U21 campaign with a goal in Germany’s 3-1...

Chile dominate Copa America best XI after Japan rout

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Chile dominate Copa America best XI after Japan rout Goalkeeper: Wuilker Farinez (Venezuela) - 7.77 ratingVenezuela picked up a creditable point at Peru’s expense in their Group A opener as they held their adversaries to a 0-0 draw in Porto Alegre. It was largely due to the performance of young shotstopper Wuilker Farinez, who put in a man of th...

Manchester United target and Real Madrid signing star in top-rated Euro U21s XI

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Manchester United target and Real Madrid signing star in top-rated Euro U21s XI The stage is set for the latest European U21 Championships to kick-off in Italy and it’s safe to say there’s an abundance of talent that will be on show, many of whom have already received senior international recognition.We take a look at the highest rated XI that will be in action at t...

Team Preview: Can Ripoll maximise outstanding yet underachieving France U21s?

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Team Preview: Can Ripoll maximise outstanding yet underachieving France U21s? While France are among the favourites to lift the trophy this summer, somewhat unbelievably les bleus’ youngsters have qualified for the finals for the first time since 2006, with six failed attempts in between.They are the underachievers of youth level football, possessing outstanding young t...

Will England fall short after leaving out capped stars from U21 squad?

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Will England fall short after leaving out capped stars from U21 squad? Having lost to Germany on penalties at the 2017 European Championships at the semi-final stage, England will be hoping to improve on that finish in Italy.It’s been 35 years since the Young Lions last lifted the trophy and they couldn’t have been handed a more difficult start than an open...

Euro U21 star men - Group C (Croatia, England, France, Romania)

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Euro U21 star men - Group C (Croatia, England, France, Romania) Culminating our look at the star men from each group at the upcoming Euro U21 Championships we assess Group C, where England will face France along with the less fancied Croatia and Romania. The following are the highest rated players from each side based on performances in Europe’s top five l...

Copa America preview: Can Uruguay finally strike right balance behind Suarez and Cavani?

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Copa America preview: Can Uruguay finally strike right balance behind Suarez and Cavani? As far as strike partnerships in international football are concerned, you’d be hard pressed to find one better than Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani for Uruguay. Only Barcelona team-mate Lionel Messi (67) has scored more international goals than Suarez (56) of players present at this summer&rsq...

U21 Euros preview: Germany out to repeat 2017 feat

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U21 Euros preview: Germany out to repeat 2017 feat As with Italy and Spain, European champions Germany aren’t devoid of young, quality talent either. The pool may have dried up a little compared to previous vintages, but Stefan Kuntz will be confident of seeing Germany defend their crown this summer.2017 winners at Spain’s expense, Germa...

Copa America preview: Time for Peru to repay amazing support on the pitch

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Copa America preview: Time for Peru to repay amazing support on the pitch One of the stories of the 2018 World Cup was the travelling Peru support. One Peruvian fan was so concerned he wouldn’t get a ticket to watch his country in Russia that he put on 24kg so he could apply for one of the special seats. Peru were officially the eighth-best supported country at the ...

REVEALED: Tottenham dealt toughest opening Premier League fixtures for 2019/20

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REVEALED: Tottenham dealt toughest opening Premier League fixtures for 2019/20 Now the fixtures have officially been revealed for the 2019/20 Premier League campaign, we have used our unique rating system to work out the level of difficulty each team faces over their first six matches. Using home and away WhoScored ratings from last season, we have complied an average rating t...

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