NAIROBI, Kenya- Everton’s Icelandic midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson on Monday stated that similar impressive home performances will be key in ensuring that the Toffees have a strong end to the season. Sigurdsson said this after scoring the opening goal in a 3-1 home victory over Crystal Palace FC.
Still on matters football, the the round of 16 in the UEFA Champions League is with us and Real Madrid CF forward Cristiano Ronaldo, fresh from scoring a hat-trick in the La Liga believes the crunch tie against French giants Paris Saint-Germain FC will determine how Zidane’s men end the season.
Locally, as the Kenya Premier League entered it’s second round of fixtures, SportPesa News on Monday recorded a list of the winners and losers after the weekends games.
Lastly, Serena Williams is choosing to remain confident as her long awaited comeback ended in defeat as she played alongside her sister Venus Williams in the Fed Cup.
Here are the top five stories from Monday compiled by SportPesa News:
Sigurdsson Believes Majestic Home Form Key For Everton
LIVERPOOL, United Kingdom- Everton’s impressive home form can provide the backbone to a strong end to the season, says Icelandic midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson. The Blues have been showing European form at Goodison Park of late, collecting 17 points from a possible 24 since Sam Allardyce watched on from the stands as the Toffees beat West Ham United 4-0 back in November. READ MORE
KPL Round Two: Here Is The Roll Of Winners
NAIROBI, Kenya- The 2018 Kenya Premier League (KPL) season went into the second round of fixtures over the weekend, with holders Gor Mahia FC and AFC Leopards SC notably missing in action due to their respective CAF Champions League matches, Mathare United FC went to the summit of the table. READ MORE
KPL Round Two: Here Is The Roll Of Losers
NAIROBI, Kenya- The second round of fixtures in the 2018 Kenya Premier League (KPL) season did not replicate any humiliating defeats as the opening round, though there were plenty of instances where the team in mention was considered a loser. READ MORE
Serena Williams Optimistic Despite Comeback Defeat
ASHEVILLE, United States- Former world number one Serena Williams said she felt on the “right track” despite a crushing loss in her long-awaited comeback to tennis on Sunday playing alongside big sister Venus in a Fed Cup dead rubber. The duo, who have combined to win 22 doubles titles, were outgunned by the unheralded Dutch pairing of Lesley Kerkhove and Demi Schuurs who were playing in their first ever outing together. READ MORE
PSG Clash Will Decide Real Madrid Season- Ronaldo
MADRID, Spain- Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted that Real Madrid’s season is now effectively all about their looming Champions League tie against Paris Saint-Germain as the Spanish giants trail off the pace in La Liga. “The tie…is one that could define the whole season,” the Portuguese forward told Real’s website after picking up a prize for best player in the world last season from the website Goal.com. READ MORE