Tuesday, February 12, 2019

The Week that was (in Football (Soccer)): Review of the top Leagues in Europe-part 44 (Week of February 5-February 11, 2019)


Note:
The purpose of this section is to summarize the week in question, it is not meant to give a full statistical analysis of the matches.
We live in a viral age and all that information can be accessed.
I welcome all contributions from anyone, even for the Leagues that I did not cover.

I.  England

Diary:
Tuesday, February 5, 2019:

-Chelsea have denied Thibaut Courtois’ allegations that he had been promised to leave the club and join Real Madrid in March last year. The club insisted no guarantees had been given to the player. (Source vi.nl online)
Wednesday, February 6, 2019:

-Former West Ham Captain Billy Bonds will have his name on the East Stand at West Ham’s Stadium. (Source BBC Football online)

-French club Nantes have reportedly demanded the transfer fee payment of the missing Emiliano Sala from Cardiff. (Source BBC Football online)

- Sir Alex Ferguspn revealed that he had once tried to sign Paolo Maldini but was refused by his father Cesare Maldini. (Source Daily Mail online)

Thursday, February 7, 2019:

-Marcus Rashford was named as Manchester United’s player of the month of January. (Source Daily Mail online)

-Florin Andone (Brighton) has been charged with misconduct for apparently elbowing WBA’s Sam Field in their FA Cup match the day before. (Source Sky Sports online)
Friday, February 8, 2019:

-Manchester United Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was named as the Premier League Manager of the month for January. (Source Sky Sports online)

-Andre Schurrle (Fulham) was awarded with January goal of the month for his goal vs. Burnely. (Source Daily Mail online)

-Former Wales and Manchester United star Mickey Thomas has been diagnosed with cancer. (Source Walesonline online)

Saturday, February 9, 2019:

-A statue of David Beckham is set to be unveiled next month outside the stadium of LA Galaxy. (Source BBC Football online)

-Marc Albrighton (Leicester) is set to miss the rest of the season due to injury. (Source Sky Sports online)

-Paul Scholes has been cleared to manage Oldham despite his part ownership of Salford City. (Source Daily Mail online)

-Former English striker from the 60s and 70s, Frederick Pieckering passed away aged 78. (Source Wikipedia online)

-Former Scottish defender from the 60s into the 80s, Ian Ross passed away aged 72. He had spells at Liverpool and Aston Villa among others. (Source Wikipedia online)

-Former Irish midfielder from the 70s into the 90s, Mick Kennedy passed away aged 57. He had spells at Middlesrough and Portsmouth among others. (Source Wikipedia online)

Sunday, February 10, 2019:

-Paul Scholes was officially named as Oldham Athletic Manager. (Source Sky Sports online)

-Sergio Aguero (Manchester City) tied Alan Shearer’s Premier League record by scoring his 11th hat trick in the Premier League. (Source BBC Football online)

Monday, February 11, 2019:

-


Photo From: L'Equipe, February 9, 2019
(Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Paul Pogba)




Contract Extensions
Date
Player
Position
Club
Expiration Year
Online Source
February 8, 2019
Phil Jones
Defender
Manchester United
2023
Sky Sports
February 11, 2019
Ashley Young
-
Manchester United
2020
Sky Sports


English FA Cup (February 5-February 6, 2019):

Tuesday, February 5, 2019:
Brentford 3-Barnet 1 (Sergi Canos 7, Julian Jeanvier 32, Neal Maupay 71 / David Tutonda 74)
Newport 2-Middlesbrough 0 (Robbie Willmott 47, Padraig Amond 67)
QPR 2-Portsmouth 0 (Nakhi Wells 70, Matt Smith 77)
Wolves 3-Shrewsbury 2 (Matt Doherty 2, 45, Ivan Cavaleiro 62 / James Bolton 11, Josh Laurent 39)

Wednesday, February 6, 2019:
WBA 1-Brighton 3 (Kyle Bartley 77 / Florin Andone 82, Glenn Murray 104, 117)

English Premier League Matchday (February 6, 2019):

Wednesday, February 6, 2019:
Everton 0-Manchester City 2 (Aymeric laporte 45, Gabriel Jesus 90)

Top Goalscorer:
Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) 16 goals
Pierre-Erick Aubameyang (Arsenal) 15 goals
Harry Kane (Tottenham) 14 goals


Table
Team
P
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1
Manchester City
26
20
2
4
68
20
49
62
2
Liverpool
25
19
5
1
56
15
41
62
3
Tottenham
25
19
0
6
51
24
27
57
4
Chelsea
25
15
5
5
45
23
22
50
5
Manchester United
25
14
6
5
  49
35
14
48
6
Arsenal
25
14
5
6
51
36
15
47

P-Played, W-Win, D-Draw, L-Loss, GF-Goals For, GA-Goals Against, GD-Goal Difference, Pts-Point


English Premier League Matchday (February 9-February 11, 2019):

Saturday, February 9, 2019:
Fulham 0-Manchester United 3 (Paul Pogba 14, 65 pen, Anthony Martial 23)
Crystal Palace 1-West Ham 1 (Wilfried Zaha 76 / Mark Noble 27 pen)
Huddersfield 1-Arsenal 2 (Sead Kolasinac (own goal) 90 / Alex Iwobi 16, Alexandre Lacazette 44)
Liverpool 3-Bournemouth 0  (Sadio mane 24, Georgino Wijnaldum 34, Mohamed Salah 48)
Southampton 1-Cardiff 2 (Jack Stephens 90 / Sol Bamba 69, Kenneth Zohire 90+)
Watford 1-Everton 0 (Andre Gray 65)
Brighton 1-Burnley 3 (Shane Duffy 76 / Chris Wood 26, 61, Ashley Barnes 74 pen)

Sunday, February 10, 2019:
Tottenham 3-Leicester 1 (Davinson Sanchez 33, Christian Eriksen 63, Son Heung-min 90 / Jamie Vardy 76)
Manchester City 6-Chelsea 0 (Raheem Sterling 4, 80, Sergio Aguero 13, 19, 56 pen, Ilkay Gundogan 25)

Monday, February 11, 2019:
Wolves 1-Newcastle 1 (Willy Boly 90 / Isaac Hayden 56)

Top Goalscorer:
Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) 17 goals
Sergio Aguero (Manchester City) 17 goals
Pierre-Erick Aubameyang (Arsenal) 15 goals
Harry Kane (Tottenham) 14 goals


Table
Team
P
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1
Manchester City
27
21
2
4
74
20
55
65
2
Liverpool
26
20
5
1
59
15
44
65
3
Tottenham
26
20
0
6
54
25
29
60
4
Manchester United
26
15
6
5
  52
35
17
51
5
Arsenal
26
15
5
6
53
37
16
50
6
Chelsea
26
15
5
6
45
29
16
50

P-Played, W-Win, D-Draw, L-Loss, GF-Goals For, GA-Goals Against, GD-Goal Difference, Pts-Point
II.  Italy
Diary:
Tuesday, February 5, 2019:
-
Wednesday, February 6, 2019:

-Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic (Juventus) reportedly turned down an offer to join Chinese side Dalian Yifang. (Source A Bola online)

-Napoli have blocked Marek Hamsik’s transfer to Chinese side Dalian because the payment of the fee did not match the agreed upon fee. (Source Calciomercato online)

Thursday, February 7, 2019:

-

Friday, February 8, 2019:

-
Saturday, February 9, 2019:

-

Sunday, February 10, 2019:

-

Monday, February 11, 2019:

-


Transfers
Date
Player
Position
From
To
Type
Online Source
February 6, 2019 
Stefano Sturaro
Defender
Juventus
Genoa
Permanent signing
L’Equipe
February 11, 2019 
Aaron Ramsey (Wales)
Midfielder
Arsenal
Juventus
Next Season
Sky Sports



Italian Serie A Matchday (February 7-February 10, 2019):

Thursday, February 7, 2019:
Lazio 1-Empoli 0 (Felipe Caicedo 42 pen)

Friday, February 8, 2019:
Chievo 0-Roma 3 (Stephan El Shaarawy 9, Edin Dzeko 18, Aleksandar Kolarov 51)

Saturday, February 9, 2019:
Fiorentina 0-Napoli 0 (-)
Parma 0-Inter 1 (Lautaro Martinez 79)

Sunday, February 10, 2019:
Bologna 1-Genoa 1 (Mattia Destro 17 / Lukas Lerager 33)
Atalanta 2-SPAL 1 (Josip Ilicic 57, Duvan Zapata 79 / Andrea Petagna 8 )
Torino 1-Udinese 0 (Ola Aina 31)
Sampdoria 0-Frosinone 1 (Daniel Ciofani 25)
Sassuolo 0-Juventus 3 (Sami Khedira 23, Cristiano Ronaldo 70, Emre Can 86)
AC Milan 3-Cagliari 0 (Luca Ceppitelli (own goal) 13, Lucas Paqueta 22, Krzysztof Piatek 62)

Top Goalscorer:
Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) 18 goals
Fabio Quagliarella (Sampdoria) 16 goals
Krzysztof Piatek (Genoa and AC Milan) 16 goals
Duvan Zapata (Atalanta) 16 goals


Table
Team
P
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1
Juventus
23
20
3
0
49
15
34
63
2
Napoli
23
16
4
3
42
18
24
52
3
Inter
23
13
4
6
32
16
16
43
4
AC Milan
23
10
9
4
32
  21
11
39
5
Roma
23
10
8
5
44
  30
14
38
6
Atalanta
23
11
5
7
50
31
19
38


P-Played, W-Win, D-Draw, L-Loss, GF-Goals For, GA-Goals Against, GD-Goal Difference, Pts-Point

III.  Spain

Diary:

Tuesday, February 5, 2019:
-Jose Mourinho has agreed a prison term in Spain for tax fraud that is to be exchanged with a fine. (Source BBC Football online)

-Isco (Real Madrid) denied the reports that he had snubbed Chendo at the end of the match vs. Alaves on Sunday. (Source Daily Mail online)


Wednesday, February 6, 2019:

-Valencia are demanding an apology for Getafe President Angel Torres after he made an alleged racist comment about teir player Mouctar Diakhaby in a radio interview. (Source Reuters UK online)

-Barcelona rejected a proposed kit design by Nike that was a white jersey resembling Real Madrid’s. (Source AS.com online)

Thursday, February 7, 2019:

-Isco (Real Madrid) sent out a tweet suggesting he dies not receive the same opportunities as his teammates at the club. (Source Marca online)


Friday, February 8, 2019:

-Real Madrid Manager Santiago Solari responded to isco’s tweet from the day before by saying that a professioanl’s job is to train at 100 percent. (Source Marca online)

-Levante defender Tono has been arrested with seven others accused of extortion. (Source Marca online)
 Saturday, February 9, 2019:

-

Sunday, February 10, 2019:

-

Monday, February 11, 2019:

-Luka Jovic (Frankfurt) is being linked with a transfer to Barcelona. (Source Marca online)

-Pablo Insua (Huesca, on loan from Schalke) will be out injured for the rest of the season. (Source L’Equipe online)


Transfers
Date
Player
Position
From
To
Type
Online Source
February 6, 2019 
Jason
Winger
Levante
Valencia
Pre-contratc, next season
Football Espana
February 7, 2019 
Chams Limouri (Morocco) (17 years old)
Midfielder
PSG
Levante
Purchase
L’Equipe
February 11, 2019 
Emmanuel Boateng (Ghana)
Striker
Levante
Dalian Yifang
Purchase
L’Equipe
February 11, 2019 
Chadi Riad (15 years old)
Defender
Mallorca
Barcelona
Purchase
Football Espana

Contract Extensions
Date
Player
Position
Club
Expiration Year
Online Source
February 6, 2019
Tono
Defender
Levante
2023
L’Equipe

Profesional Contract
Date
Player
Position
Club
Online Source
February 7, 2019 
Chams Limouri (Morocco) (17 years old)
Midfielder
Levante
L’Equipe

Copa Del Rey (February 6-February 7, 2019)-Semifinals, First Leg:

Wednesday, February 6, 2019:
Barcelona 1 –Real Madrid 1 (Malcolm 57 / Lucas Vazquez 6)

Thursday, February 7, 2019:
Betis 2-Valencia 2 (Loren Moron 45, Joaquin 54 / Denis Cheryshev 70, Kevin Gameiro 90)

Spanish La Liga Matchday (February 8-February 11, 2019):

Friday, February 8, 2019:
Valladolid 0-Villareal 0 (-)

Saturday, February 9, 2019:
Getafe 3-Celta 1 (Jaime Mata 39 pen, 81, Jorge Molina 62 / Nestor Araujo 2)
Atletico Madrid 1-Real Madrid 3 (Antoine Griezmann 25 / Casemiro 16, Sergio Ramos 43 pen, Gareth Bale 74)
Espanyol 2-Vallecano 1 (Borja Iglesias 72 pen, Sergi Darder 90 / Abdoulaye Ba 33)
Girona 0-Huesca 2 (Ezequiel Avila 35, 40)

Sunday, February 10, 2019:
Leganes 3-Betis 0 (Youssef En-Nesyri 22, 36,66)
Valencia 0-Sociedad 0 (-)
Sevilla 2-Eibar 2 (Wissam Ben Yedder 88, Pablo Sarabia 90 / Fabian Orellana 22, Charles 63)
Bilbao 0-Barcelona 0 (-)

Monday, February 11, 2019:
Alaves 2-Levante 0 (Victor Laguardia 23, Jony 90)

Top Goalscorer:
Lionel Messi (Barcelona) 21 goals
Luis Suarez (Barcelona) 15 goals
Cristhian Stuani (Girona) 12 goals


Table
Team
P
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1
Barcelona
23
15
6
2
60
23
37
51
2
Real Madrid
23
14
5
4
40
27
13
45
3
Atletico Madrid
23
 12
8
3
33
17
16
44
4
Sevilla
23
10
7
6
38
25
13
37
5
Getafe
23
9
8
6
28
19
9
35
6
Betis
23
9
5
9
26
29
-3
32

P-Played, W-Win, D-Draw, L-Loss, GF-Goals For, GA-Goals Against, GD-Goal Difference, Pts-Point

IV.  Germany
Diary:


Tuesday, February 5, 2019:
-


Wednesday, February 6, 2019:

- Former German defender and Manager Rudi Assauer passed away aged 74. (Source Wikipedia online)

Thursday, February 7, 2019:

-Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski has hit back at former Germany player Dietmar Hamann who had criticized him. Lewadowski called his comments as ‘flat-out stupid’. (Source AS.com online)

Friday, February 8, 2019:

-

Saturday, February 9, 2019:

-

Sunday, February 10, 2019:
-

Monday, February 11, 2019:
- Kevin Akpoguma (Hannover) will be out injured for months. (Source Sport Bild online)

Transfers
Date
Player
Position
From
To
Type
Online Source
February 6, 2019 
Muhammed Kiprit
Striker
Hertha Berlin
Wacker Innsbruck
Loan
Sport Bild
February 7, 2019 
Jann-Fiete Arp
Striker
Hamburg
Bayern Munich
Next season
L’Equipe
February 8, 2019 
Marco Fabian (Mexico)
Midfielder
Frankfurt
Philadelphis Union
Purchase
Sport Bild

German DfB Pokal (February 5-February 6, 2019):

Tuesday, February 5, 2019:
Heidenheim 2-Leverkusen 1 (Nikola Dovedan 47, Maurice Multhaup 72 / Julian Brandt 44)
Hamburg 1-Nuremberg 0 (Berkay Ozcan 54)
Dortmund 3-Werder Bremen 3 (Marco Reus 45, Christian Pulisic 105, Achraf Hakimi 113 / Milot Rashica 5, Claudio Pizarro 108, Martin Harnik 119) (Werder Bremen won 4-2 on penalty kick shoot-out)
Duisburg 1-Paderborn 3 (Cauly 47 / Bernard Tekpetey 52, Kai Proger 61, C.Antwi-Adjej 76)

Wednesday, February 6, 2019:
Holstein Kiel 0-Augsburg 1 (Michael Gregoritsch 85)
RB Leipzig 1-Wolfsburg 0 (Matheus Cunha 9)
Schalke 4-Dusseldorf 1 (Ahmed Kutucu 29, Salif Sane 48, 87, Mark Uth 53 / Rouwen Hennings 71)
Hertha Berlin 2-Bayern Munich 3 (M.Mittelstadt 3, Davie Selek 67 / Serge Gnabry 7, 49, Kingsley Coman 98)


German Bundesliga Matchday (February 8-February 10, 2019):

Friday, February 8, 2019:
Mainz 1-Leverkusen 5 (Robin Quaison 9 / Wendell 5, Kai Havertz 19, Julian Brandt 30, 64, Karim Bellarabi 43)

Saturday, February 9, 2019:
Dortmund 3-Hoffenheim 3 (Jadon Sancho 32, Mario Goetze 43, Raphale Guerreiro 66 / Ishak Belfodil 75, 87, Pavel Kaderabek 83)
Moenchengladbach 0- Hertha Berlin 3 (Salomon Kalou 30, Ondrej Duda 56, Davie Selke 76)
Hannover 2-Nuremberg 0 (Nicolai Muller 45, 77)
RB Leipzig 0-Frankfurt 0 (-)
Freiburg 3-Wolfsburg 3 (Vincenzo Grifo 37, Nils Petersen 70, Luca Waldschmidt 87 / Jerome Roussillon 11, Wout Weghorst 63 pen, Renato Steffen 74)
Bayern Munich 3-Schalke 1 (Jeffrey Bruma (own goal) 11, Robert Lewandowski 27, Serge Gnabry 57 / Ahmed Kutucu 25)

Sunday, February 10, 2019:
Werder Bremen 4-Augsburg 0 (Milot Rashica 5, 28, Johannes Eggestein 27, Kevin Mohwald 83)
Dusseldorf 3-Stuttgart 0 (Kenan Karaman 34, Oliver Fink 49, Benito Raman 85)

Top Goalscorer:
Luka Jovic (Frankfurt) 14 goals
Marco Reus (Dortmund) 13 goals

Table
Team
P
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1
Dortmund
21
15
5
1
54
23
31
50
2
Bayern Munich
21
14
3
4
47
24
23
45
3
M’Gladbach
21
13
3
5
41
21
20
42
4
RB Leipzig
21
11
5
5
38
18
20
38
5
Frankfurt
21
9
6
6
40
27
13
33
6
Leverkusen
21
10
3
8
37
32
5
33

P-Played, W-Win, D-Draw, L-Loss, GF-Goals For, GA-Goals Against, GD-Goal Difference, Pts-Point
V.  France
Diary:
Tuesday, February 5, 2019:

-


Wednesday, February 6, 2019:

-

Thursday, February 7, 2019:

-Bordeaux have suspended Yann Karamoh for inappropriate behavior after he fought the club’s Assistant Manager. (Source Goal.com online)

-Former French journalist Jacques Ferran passed away aged 98. (Source L’Equipe online)

-Emiliano Sala’s body has been identified in the wreckage of the found plane. (Source BBC Football online)

Friday, February 8, 2019:

-Nantes are set to retire Emiliano Sala’s number nine jersey. (Source RTBF.be online)

Saturday, February 9, 2019:

-PSG’s Edinson Cavani and Thomas Meunier are set to miss the upcoming UCL match vs. Manchester United due to injury. (Source L’Equipe online)

Sunday, February 10, 2019:

-
Monday, February 11, 2019:

-


Transfers
Date
Player
Position
From
To
Type
Online Source
February 5, 2019 
Milan Gajic (Serbia)
Defender
Bordeaux
Red Star Belgrade
Purchase
L’Equipe
February 6, 2019 
Ole Selnaes (Norway)
Midfielder
St Etienne
Shenzhen FC (China)
Purchase
L’Equipe
February 6, 2019 
Antoine Bernede
Midfielder
PSG
Red Bull Salzburg
Purchase
L’Equipe
February 7, 2019 
Timo Stavitski (Finland)
-
Caen
RoPS Rovaniemi
Loan
L’Equipe
February 8, 2019 
Ferebory Dore (Congo)
-
Free Agent (formerly Angers)
Botev Plovdiv
Purchase
L’Equipe
February 10, 2019 
Cheikh M’Bengue (Senegal)
-
St Etienne
Shenzhen FC (China)
Purchase
L’Equipe
February 10, 2019 
Alexander Kacaniklic (Sweden)
Midfielder
Free Agent (formerly Nantes)
Hammarby
Purchase
L’Equipe

Contract Extensions
Date
Player
Position
Club
Expiration Year
Online Source
February 5, 2019
Sofiane Diop
-
Monaco
2023
L’Equipe
February 5, 2019
Wilson Isidor
-
Monaco
2023
L’Equipe


Profesional Contract
Date
Player
Position
Club
Online Source
February 6, 2019 
Amilcar Silva (19 years old) 
Defender
Monaco
L’Equipe

French League Cup (February 5-February 6, February 7, 2018):

Tuesday, February 5, 2019:
Croix 0-Dijon 3 (Julio Tavares 5 pen, Florent Balmont 27, Wesley Said 90)
Metz 0-Orleans 1 (Quentin Lecoeuche 20)
Nantes 2-Toulouse 0 (Kalifa Coulibaly 9, Anthony Limbombe 41)
Bastia 2-Caen 2  (Louis Poggi 70, Benjamin Santelli 117 / Malik Tchoukounte 4, R. Casimir Ninga 94) (Caen won 5-3 on penalty kick shoot-out)

Wednesday, February 6, 2019:
Villefranche Beaujolias 0-PSG 3 (Julian Draxler102, Moussa Diaby 113, Edinson Cavani 119)
Vitre 3-Lyon la Duchere 2 (William Gross 32, Maxime Le Borgne 42, Remi Laurent 90 pen / Jonathan Rivas 8, 22)
Rennes 2-Lille 1 (T.J.Siebatcheu 74, 90 / Nicolas Pepe 65)

Thursday, February 7, 2019:
Guingamp 1-Lyon 2 (Alexandre Mendy 88 / Moussa Dembele 7, Maxwell Cornet 49)


French Ligue 1 Matchday (Postponed matches) (February 5, 2018):

Tuesday, February 5, 2019:
OM 1-Bordeaux 0 (Boubacar Kamara 42)


French Ligue 1 Matchday (February 8-February 10, 2019):

Friday, February 8, 2019:
Dijon 1-OM 2 (Jordan Marie 18 / Mario Balotelli 56, Lucas Ocampos 74)

Saturday, February 9, 2019:
PSG 1-Bordeaux 0 (Edinson Cavani 43 pen)
Strasbourg 1-Angers 2 (Snajin Prcic 87 / Wilfried Kanga 35, 55)
Amiens 1-Caen 0  (Moussa Konate 64)

Sunday, February 10, 2019:
Nantes 2-Nimes 4 (Kalifa Coulibaly 15, Majeed Waris 38 pen / Baptiste Guillaume 47, Antonin Bobichon 69, Jordan Ferri 85, Sada Thioub 89)
Toulouse 1-Reims 1 (Max Gradel 81 / Remi Oudin 54)
Montpellier 2-Monaco 2 (Gaetan Laborde 66, Andy Delort 90 pen / Gelson Martins 14, Radamel Falcao 82)
Guingamp 0-Lille 2  (Rafael Leao 47, Loic Remy 90 pen)
Rennes 3-St Etienne 0  (Mbaye Ninag 21, Hatem Ben Arfa 87 pen, Adrien Hunou 90)
Nice 1-Lyon 0  (Remi Walter 69 pen)

Top Goalscorer:
Kylian Mbappe (PSG) 18 goals
Edinson Cavani (PSG) 17 goals
Nicolas Pepe (Lille) 15 goals

Table
Team
P
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1
PSG
22
19
2
1
68
13
55
59
2
Lille
24
14
5
5
41
31
19
49
3
Lyon
24
12
7
5
38
27
11
43
4
Montpellier
23
9
10
4
31
19
12
37
6
OM
24
11
4
9
39
34
4
37
6
St Etienne
23
10
8
6
34
30
4
38


P-Played, W-Win, D-Draw, L-Loss, GF-Goals For, GA-Goals Against, GD-Goal Difference, Pts-Point


VI.  Holland
Diary:


Tuesday, February 5, 2019:
-

Wednesday, February 6, 2019:

-
Thursday, February 7, 2019:

-
Friday, February 8, 2019:

-

Saturday, February 9, 2019:
-

Sunday, February 10, 2019:
-

Monday, February 11, 2019:
-



Transfers
Date
Player
Position
From
To
Type
Online Source
February 6, 2019 
Christian Rasmussen (Denmark)(16 year old)
Striker
FC Nordjaelland
Ajax
Next season
vi.nl
February 10, 2019 
Mimoun Mahi
Striker
Groningen
FC Zurich
Purcgase
vi.nl

Profesional Contract
Date
Player
Position
Club
Online Source
February 5, 2019  
Joey Koorevaar 
Goalkeeper
 Feyenoord
vi.nl 
February 6, 2019  
Denzel Hall (17 year old)
Defender
 Feyenoord
vi.nl 

Dutch Eredivisie Matchday (February 8-February 10, 2019):

Friday, February 8, 2019:
NAC 0-AZ 3 (Guus Til 33, 54, A.Gudmundsson 90)

Saturday, February 9, 2019:
Heracles 1-Ajax 0 (Mohammed Osman 17)
Heerenveen 1-PEC 1 (Michel Vlap 30 / Thomas Lam 45)
Feyenoord 4-De Graafschap 0  (Tonny Vilhena 28, Calvin Verdonk 52, Jeremiah St Juste 54, Jens Toornstra 63)
VVV 2-Willem II 1  (Peniel Mlapa 43, 77 / Daniel Crowley 60 pen)

Sunday, February 10, 2019:
Fortuna Sittard 4-Excelsior 1 (Lazaros Lamprou 13, 34, Mark Diemers 64, Andrija Novakovich 90 / Ali Messaoud 55)
Emmen 3-Den Haag 2 (Alexander Bannink 6, Sven Braken 24, Anco Jansen 88 / John Goossens 72, Tomas Necid 78)
Groningen 2-Vitesse 1 (Kaj Sierhuis 13, Mo El Hankouri 90 / Oussama Darfalou 34)
Utrecht 2-PSV 2  (S.Van de Streek 7, Gyrano Kerk 38 / Luuk De Jong 58,86)

Top Goalscorer:
Luuk De Jong (PSV Eindhoven) 19 goals
Fran Sol (Willem II) 14 goals

Table
Team
P
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1
PSV Eindhoven
21
18
2
1
71
13
58
56
2
Ajax
21
16
3
3
73
20
53
50
3
Feyenoord
21
13
3
5
47
27
20
42
4
AZ
21
11
4
6
43
26
17
37
5
Vitesse
21
8
6
7
34
29
5
30
6
Utrecht
21
8
5
8
35
33
2
29

P-Played, W-Win, D-Draw, L-Loss, GF-Goals For, GA-Goals Against, GD-Goal Difference, Pts-Point


VII.  Scotland
Diary:

Tuesday, February 5, 2019:
- Former Scottish winger from 60s and 70s, Joseph Victor Fascione has passed away aged 74. (Source Wikipedia online)

Wednesday, February 6, 2019:

-

Thursday, February 7, 2019:

-
Friday, February 8, 2019:

- Alfredo Morelos (Rangers) was given a three match ban as his appeal failed. He had been sent off in their match vs. Aberdeen. (Source BBC Football online)

Saturday, February 9, 2019:
-

Sunday, February 10, 2019:

-

Monday, February 11, 2019:
-

Transfers
Date
Player
Position
From
To
Type
Online Source
February 5, 2019 
Carlos Pena (Mexico)
Midfielder
Rangers
Free Agent
Contract Rescinded
BBC Football



Scottish Premier League Matchday (February 6, 2019):
Wednesday, February 6, 2019:
Aberdeen 2-Rangers 4 (Sam Cosgrove 31, 48 pen / Alfredo Morelos 20, 38, James Tavernier 43, Jermain Defoe 90)
Celtic 2-Hibernian 0 (Ryan Christie 24, Oliver Burke 63)
Dundee 2-Kilmarnock 2 (Andrew Nelson 8, 20 / Conor McAleny 18, Chris Burke 54)
Hamilton 2-St Johnstone 1 (George Oakley 68, 79 / Liam Craig 76)
Hearts 0-Livingston 0 (-)
St Mirren 1-Motherwell 2 (Paul McGinn 73 / Jake Hastie 10, Allan Campbell 77)

Top Goalscorer:
Alfredo Morelos (Rangers) 15 goals


Table
Team
P
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1
Celtic
25
18
3
4
59
14
45
57
2
Rangers
25
15
6
4
55
20
35
51
3
Aberdeen
25
14
4
7
41
29
12
46
4
Kilmarnock
25
13
7
5
37
25
12
46
5
Hearts
25
13
4
8
31
29
2
43
6
St Johnstone
25
11
4
10
27
32
-5
37
P-Played, W-Win, D-Draw, L-Loss, GF-Goals For, GA-Goals Against, GD-Goal Difference, Pts-Point




Scottish FA Cup (February 9-February 11, 2019):
Saturday, February 9, 2019:
East Fife 0-Patrick Thistle 1 (Steven Anderson 61)
Hibernian 3-Raith 1 (Daryl Horgan 22, Vykintas Slivka 38, Mark McNulty 58 / Euan Murray 75)
St Mirren 1-Dundee United 2 (Duckens Nazon 77 / Pavol Safranko 15, Nicky Clark 45)
Kilmarnock 0-Rangers 0 (-)

Sunday, February 10, 2019:
Celtic 5-St Johsntone 0 (Scott Sinclair 3, 54, 89, Scott Brown 9, James Forrest 52)
Hearts 4-Auchinleck Talbot 0 (Christophe Berra 10, Demetri Mitchell 31, Steven MacLean 38, Aidan Keena 86)
Aberdeen 4-Queen of South 1 (Niall McGinn 47, Andrew Considine 63, Sam Cosgrove 67, 73 pen / Stephen Dobbie 50)

Monday, February 11, 2019:
Ross County 2-Inverness 2 (Ross Stewart 55, Joshua Mullin 90 / Aaron Doran 13, Brad McKay 65)


VIII.  Portugal

Diary:


Tuesday, February 5, 2019:
-

Wednesday, February 6, 2019:
-Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes has requested not to be called up by the Portuguese National Team to concentrate on his club and family. (Source A Bola online)

Thursday, February 7, 2019:

-Portuguese Manager Carlos Queiroz was named as the new Colombia Manager. (Source L’Equipe online)


Friday, February 8, 2019:

-It was revealed that a terrorist attack planned during the 2004 Euros was stopped was discovered and stopped. (Source Agonasport online)

Saturday, February 9, 2019:
-


Sunday, February 10, 2019:

-Former Portuguese International from the 60s and 70s, Fernando Peres passed away aged 76. (Source A Bola online)

Monday, February 11, 2019:
-


Transfers
Date
Player
Position
From
To
Type
Online Source
February 6, 2019 
John Schmidt (Brazil)
Midfielder
Rio Ave
Nagoya Grampus (Japan)
Purchase
Maisfuteol
February 9, 2019 
Cristian Lema (Argentina)
-
Benfica
Penarol
Permanent signing
Maisfutebol
February 10, 2019 
Bruno Paulista (Brazil)
Midfielder
Sporting CP
Londrina (Brazil)
Loan
Maisfutebol
February 11, 2019 
Erdal Rakip (Sweden)
Midfielder
Benfica
Malmo
Purchase
Maisfutebol

Contract Extensions
Date
Player
Position
Club
Expiration Year
Online Source
February 8, 2019
Tiago Sa
Goalkeeper
Braga
2023
Masifutebol


Portugal Cup (February 6, 2019):

Wednesday, February 6, 2019:
Benfica 2-Sporting CP 1 (Gabriel Appelt 16, Tiago Ilori (own goal) 64 / Bruno Fernandes 82)


Portugal Primeira Liga League Matchday (February 8-February 10, 2019):

Friday, February 8, 2019:
Moreirense 1-Porto 1 (David Texeira 79 / Hector Herrera 90)

Saturday, February 9, 2019:
Maritino 0-Aves 1 (Mama Balde 20)
Portimonense 0-Rio Ave 1 (Bruno Moreira 31)
Tondela 1-Guimaraes 0 (Juan Delgado 56)

Sunday, February 10, 2019:
Boavista 1-Santa Clara 0 (Rafael Costa 59 pen)
Braga 2-Chaves 1 (Dyego Sousa 64, Claudemir 81 / Luis Martins 51)
Benfica 10-Nacional 0 (Alex Grimaldo 1, Haris Seferovic 21, 27, Joao Felix 50, Pizzi 54 pen, Ferro 56, Ruben Dias 64, Jonas 85, 90, Rafa Silva 88)
Feirense 1-Sporting CP 3 (Stivan petkov 76 / Antonio Briseno (own goal) 44, Bruno Fernandes 58, 68)

Monday, February 11, 2019:
Setubal 0-Belenensses 0 (-)


Top Goalscorer:
Dyego Sousa (Braga) 14 goals



Table
Team
P
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1
Porto
21
16
3
2
42
12
30
51
2
Benfica
21
16
2
3
57
20
37
50
3
Braga
21
15
4
2
40
18
22
49
4
Sporting CP
21
13
3
5
41
25
16
42
5
Moreirense
21
11
2
8
23
25
-2
35
6
Guimaraes
21
9
5
7
24
20
4
32

P-Played, W-Win, D-Draw, L-Loss, GF-Goals For, GA-Goals Against, GD-Goal Difference, Pts-Point

IX.  Belgium
Diary:
Tuesday, February 5, 2019:
-

Wednesday, February 6, 2019:

-
Thursday, February 7, 2019:

-

Friday, February 8, 2019:
-

Saturday, February 9, 2019:

-

Sunday, February 10, 2019:
-

Monday, February 11, 2019:

-


Transfers
Date
Player
Position
From
To
Type
Online Source
February 5, 2019 
Geoffrey Mujangi Bia
-
Lokeren
Free Agent
Contract Rescinded
RTBF.be
February 5, 2019 
Ivan Tomecak (Croatia)
Defender
Club Brugge
Rijeka
Purchase
RTBF.be
February 5, 2019 
Nemanja Antonov (Serbia)
Defender
Free Agent
Mouscron
Purchase
RTBF.be
February 8, 2019 
Siebren Lathouwers
-
Genk
St Truiden
Purchase
Footnews.be
February 9, 2019 
Johan Bjordal (Norway)
Defender
Zulte-Waregem
Valerenga
Purchase
RTBF.be

Contract Extensions
Date
Player
Position
Club
Expiration Year
Online Source
February 7, 2019
Renaud Emond
Striker
Standard Liege
Undisclosed
RTBF.be

First Division A League Matchday (February 8-February 10, 2019):
Friday, February 8, 2019:
Genk 2-Standard Liege 0 (Mbwana Samatta 68, 87)

Saturday, February 9, 2019:
Charleroi 1-Ostend 1 (Jeremy Perbet 78 pen / Zarko Tomasevic 90)
Eupen 0-Kortrijk 1 (Felipe Avenatti 43)
St Truiden 2-Waasland-Beveren 1 (Jordan Botaka 18 pen, Kosuke Kinoshita 89 / Francesco Forte 23 pen)
Lokeren 2-Antwerp 1 (Knowledge Musona 33, Marko Miric 67 / Lior Refaelov 90 pen)

Sunday, February 10, 2019:
Cercle Brugge 2-Club Brugge 2 (Sofyan Amrabat (own goal) 27, Irvin Cardonna 65 / Wesley 12, Siebe Schrijvers 41)
Anderlecht 0-Zulte-Waregem 0 (-)
Gent 1-Mouscron 2  (Dylan Bronn 60 pen / Taiwo Awoniyi 43, Sidney friede 51)

Top Goalscorer:
Ally Samatta (Genk) 18 goals
Hamdi Harbaoui (Zulte-Waregem) 14 goals
Nany Dimata (Anderlecht) 13 goals

Table
Team
P
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1
Genk
25
17
6
2
57
24
33
57
2
Club Brugge
25
13
7
5
53
27
26
46
3
Antwerp
25
13
6
6
36
28
8
45
4
Standard Liege
25
12
7
6
38
27
11
43
5
St Truiden
25
11
9
5
42
30
12
42
6
Anderlecht
25
11
5
9
40
31
9
38

P-Played, W-Win, D-Draw, L-Loss, GF-Goals For, GA-Goals Against, GD-Goal Difference, Pts-Point

Diary (extra):

Tuesday, February 5, 2019:

-Arrested since October, Aleksandr Kokorin (Zenit) has apologozied for his actions in a letter. (Source Maisfutebol online)

Wednesday, February 6, 2019:

-Gibraltar’s Federation stopped their online ticket sales system to prevent the Republic of Ireland fans snapping up tickets for next month’s Euro qualifier. (Source Reuters UK Online)

-Australia cancelled a proposed U-23 training camp get together in Thailand in support of jailed refugee Footballer Hakeem Al-Arabi. (Source CNN Online)

-Gianni Infantino is to remain as FIFA President as he is unopposed. (Source Daily Mail Online)

-The pre-trial date of Russian players Pavel Mamaev and Aleksandr Kokorin has been pushed back to February 8th, 2019. (Source voetbalzone.nl online)

-Former Brazilian goalkeeper from the 60s into the 80s, Jairo do Nascimento passed away aged 72. (Source veja.abril.com.br Online)

-Pim Verbeek has resigned as Oman Manager and retired from the game. (Source FTBL online)

Thursday, February 7, 2019:

-The Slovenian Aleksander Ceferin was re-elected as UEFA President . (Source BBC Footall online)

-Former Northern Ireland International Chris Baird announced his retirement from the game. (Source Sky Sports Online)

-Former Czech Republic defender Tomas Repka has been sentenced to a prison sentence of 15 months after being convicted of fraud (selling a luxury car that he did not own). (Source Sky Sports Online)


Friday, February 8, 2019:

-Ten people were killed during a fire incident at Flamengo’s training center at Rio de Janeiro. (Source Reuters UK Online)

Saturday, February 9, 2019:

-Former USA defender Fernando Clavijo, a member of the 1994 World Cu squad, passed away aged 63. (Source Wikipedia online)

Sunday, February 10, 2019:
-

Monday, February 11, 2019:

-Hakeem Al-Araibi is set to be freed by the Thai Government an dbe on his way to Australia. (Source FTBL online)

-Former Nigeria defender and Federation Secretary-General Taiwo Ogunjobi passed away aged 66. (Source BBC Football online)

-Romanian Manager Mircea Lucescu was dismissed as the Manager of the Turkish National Team. (Source Maisfutebol online)