Why Atletico Madrid finish third, as Real Sociedad, Granada qualify for Europe
Substitute Adnan Januzaj who scored a late goal saw Real Sociedad having a 1-1 draw at Atletico Madrid the final day of La Liga.
Real Soceidad became sixth in the standings as they secure a spot in the Europa League.
In view of the draw, statitics show Atletico on 70 points, 17 behind champions and city rivals Real Madrid and 12 behind Barcelona. Fourth-placed Sevilla, who beat Valencia 1-0 will join them in next season’s Champions League.
Granada hammered Atletico Bilbao 4-0 to nab seventh place and a spot in the second qualifying round of the Europa League.
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Why Arsenal beat Manchester City to Final Ticket on FA CUP
Arsenal was fired into the FA cup final this year by two great goals from
At the beginning, there were mixed feelings about the game and the Gunners were under greater pressure for large part of the game, the Arsenal’s forward left no stone unturned to use his chances, netting in goals just right on time.
Man City was seen dominating the opening stages of the game as Arsenal’s defence looking jittery in possession and missing a fine one-on-one chance.
Surprisingly, Arsenal would break the deadlock as Aubameyang, turned home Nicolas Pepe’s deep cross.
Sport Analysts report that “Man City could not force a response before the interval” even as Arsenal came close to double their lead
With Man City creating plenty of chances in the second half, one would have thought that they wouldn’t be denied a penalty. However, “VAR and referee Jon Moss agreed that Raheem Sterling had not been tripped by Mustafi” Premium Times reported.
Arsenal would later break the forward on the counter-attack and Aubameyang raced onto Kieran Tierney’s pass to stylishly drive home his second and double the lead.
On why Man City has lost FA Cup semifinals, all against Arsenal, is a story for another day.