Belgians abroad: Onana and Everton beaten by Tottenham, Still shares for his first with Reims
With its four Belgians, Leicester still can’t do it
Leicester and Crystal Palace left back to back (0-0) during the 11th day of the English football championship on Saturday afternoon. Wout Faes and Timothy Castagne played the entire game while captain Youri Tielemans gave way to Dennis Praet late in the game (82nd). After a rather calm and balanced first period, Leicester raised their level of play after the break. The Foxes multiplied the opportunities, in particular with a shot on target from Castagne (58th). A few minutes later, Crystal Palace responded with a strike from Odsonne Edouard intercepted by Danny Ward (64th). Despite an intense final from Leicester, especially with 5 corners in the last 10 minutes, they had to settle for sharing.
In the standings, Leicester is still stuck in the red zone and is in 19th place with 5 points. The Eagles are 13th with 10 points.
Another defeat for Mangala and Nottingham in a match at the bottom of the table
For the moment, Nottingham Forrest does not seem to have the rating in the Premier League. On the tenth day, the club suffered another blow (1-0) in the bottom of the table match played on Saturday at Wolverhampton. Ruben Neves (56th) scored the winning goal at Molineux with a converted penalty. Orel Mangala was allowed to come on 20 minutes before the end of the match, but he failed to turn the tide. Brennan Johnson had a great chance to get a point in the 79th minute but the Welshman failed to convert his penalty.
The Wolves thus leave the relegation zone and go back to 17th place in the first division of football in England with 9 points. The Trees remain blocked with their 5 points and take back the red lantern from Leicester.
Amadou Onana and Everton beaten at Tottenham
Everton, with Amadou Onana fielding everyone else, were beaten 2-0 by Tottenham on Saturday in Premier League Matchday 11. Harry Kane on penalty in the 59th and Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg in the 86th minute allowed Spurs to pocket the 3 points and come back with 23 points at Manchester City, before the trip of the defending champions to Liverpool on Sunday ( 5:30 p.m.).
Everton are 14th with 10 points.
Empoli and Koni De Winter win against Monza, Denayer victorious in the Emirates
Empoli, with Koni De Winter, beat Monza 1-0 on Saturday during the 10th day of the Italian championship. The Belgian U21 international played the entire match for the third time in a row. The only goal of the match was scored by Nicolas Haas in favor of Empoli (11th).
With this victory, the Tuscans took 11th place with 11 points out of 30 while the Lombards are two places lower with 10 points. In the United Arab Emirates, Jason Denayer’s Al-Ahli Dubai overcame Al-Jazira on the occasion of the 6th day of the UAE League. The Red Devil played the 90 minutes of the match. After half an hour of play, the Dubaiots took the upper hand thanks to an own goal from Khalifa Al Hammadi. At the end of the match, the Abu Dhabi club equalized in the last minutes via their Brazilian rookie Bruno (87th). In the last game action, the Red Devil team scored in extremis thanks to Yousef Jaber (90 + 7th). In the standings, Al-Ahli Dubai is in 5th place with 10 out of 18 points while their opponents of the day are in 3rd place with 12 points.
Wolfsburg and Koen Casteels share against Moenchengladbach
Wolfsburg took a point in their meeting with Borussia Mönchengladbach on Saturday, during the tenth day of the Bundesliga. The Wolves came back to score twice (2-2). Niko Kovac’s men quickly set fire to the powder at the Volkswagen Arena, thanks to Marcus Thuram (13th), who slipped into the opposing defense. As half-time approached, Yannick Gerhardt (43rd) put Wolves ahead, but immediately after the break Thuram (48th) brought the Fohlens back in front with his second goal.
In the second half, Omer Marmoush (69th) allowed his team a second equalizer after a nice strike. Sebastiaan Bornauw remained on the bench for Wolfsburg, whose nets were defended by Koen Casteels.
At the same time, Bayer Leverkusen lost heavily 5-1 at Eintracht Frankfurt.
Wolfsburg have 10 points and are in 13th place in the German first division.
Reims shares for the premiere of Will Still on the bench
Reims snatched the 0-0 draw on Saturday afternoon, in Lorient during the 11th day of the French Championship, for the first on the bench of Will Still, appointed interim coach after the dismissal of Spanish coach Oscar Garcia on Thursday. Thibault De Smet remained on the bench in Reims while Maxime Busi and Thomas Foket are still injured. Following a double yellow card from Dion Lopy (46th) and a red from Nicolo Rovella (90 + 5th), the Rémois finished the match at 9.
With this division, Reims is 14th with 9 points while Lorient maintains its 2nd place with 26 points.