Tuesday, January 29, 2019

The Week that was (in Football (Soccer)): Review of the top Leagues in Europe-part 42 (Week of January 22-January 28, 2019)-part 1


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, January 22, 2019:

-The private plane transportiung new Cardiff signing Emiliano Sala has been reported misisng. He is feared to be have died as search efforts continue. (Source BBC Football online)

-Dele Alli (Totenham) will be out injured until March . (Source Sky Sports online)
Wednesday, January 23, 2019:

-Fulham’s French striker Aboubakar Kamara has been suspended indefintley after he was arrested following a fight with a staff of the club at the club’s training center. (Source L’Equipe Online)

-Welsh goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey (Crystal Palace) has been charged by the FA for allegedly making a Nazi salute in a team photo. (Source Sky Sports Online)

Thursday, January 24, 2019:

- The search for the plane of Emiliano Sala has been called off. (Source BBC Footballonline)

-British Sportswriter Hugh McIlvanney passed away aged 84. (Source Fox Sports online)
Friday, January 25, 2019:

-

Saturday, January 26, 2019:

- Callum Hudson-Odoi (Chelsea) has handed in a transfer request. (Source BBC Football online)

Sunday, January 27, 2019:

-Croatia’s Ivan Perisic (Inter) has been linked to Arsenal. (Source vi.nl online)


Monday, January 28, 2019:

-Roy Keane has been confirmed to be Martin O’Neill’s assistant at Nottingham Forest. (Source Sky Sports online)

-Leicester have turned down Aston Villa’s offer for Christian Fuchs. (Source Sky Sports online)

-Everton confirmed that they have turned down an offer from PSG for Idrissa Gueye. (Source vi.nl online)

- Cheslea have informed Bayern Muncih that they will not sell Callum Hudson-Odoi (Chelsea) this month. (Source Bulinews online)

- Cardiff Manager Neil Warnock described the Emiliano Sala disappearance as the “the most difficult week of his career” and has considered retiring . (Source BBC Football online)


Photo From: L'Equipe, January 23, 2019
(Emiliano Sala)



Transfers
Date
Player
Position
From
To
Type
Online Source
January 22, 2019 
Chris Mepham
Defender
Brentford
Bournemouth
Purchase
Sky Sports
January 22, 2019 
Marc Pugh
Midfielder
Bournemouth
Hull City
Loan
The Guardian







January 23, 2019 
Emiliano Martinez
Goalkeeper
Arsenal
Reading
Loan
Sky Sports
January 23, 2019 
Gonzalo Higuain (Argentina)
Striker
Juventus (loaned at AC Milan)
Chelsea
Loan with option to buy
BBC Football
January 23, 2019 
Mark Harris
Striker
Cardiff
Port Vale
Loan
The Guardian
January 23, 2019 
Adam Parkes
Goalkeeper
Southampton
Watford
Purchase
The Guardian
January 24, 2019 
Jon Obi Mikel (Nigeria)
Midfielder
Free Agent (formerly Tianjin Teda)
Middlesbrough
Purchase (until end of season)
BBC Football
January 24, 2019 
Billy Arce
Winger
Brighton
Emelec
Loan
The Guardian
January 24, 2019 
Lucas Perri
Goalkeeper
Santos
Crystal palace
Loan
The Guardian
January 24, 2019 
Alexis Mac Allister
Midfielder
Argentinos Juniors
Brighton
Purchase
The Guardian
January 24, 2019 
Alexis Mac Allister
Midfielder
Brighton
Argentinos Juniors
Loan
The Guardian
January 24, 2019 
Luke Bolton
Winger
Manchester City
Wycombe
Loan
The Guardain
January 25, 2019 
Victor Moses (Nigeria)
Midfielder
Cheslea
Fenerbahce
Loan
Sky Sports
January 25, 2019 
Matt Miazga (USA)
Defender
Chelsea
Reading
Loan
Maisfutebol
January 25, 2019 
Charlie Colkett
Midfielder
Chelsea
Ostersund
Purchase
The Guardain
January 26, 2019 
Marlos Moreno (Colombia)
Striker
Manchester City
Santos Laguna
Loan
L’Equipe
January 26, 2019 
Jamie Sterry
Defender
Newcastle
Crewe Alexandra
Loan
The Guardian
January 27, 2019 
Bakary Sako
Striker
WBA
Crystal Palace
Purchase
BBC Football
January 27, 2019 
Omar Bogle
Striker
Birmingham
Cardiff
Loan Return
The Guardian
January 27, 2019 
Mathias Normann
Midfielder
Brighton
FC Rostov
Purchase
The Guardian
January 28, 2019 
Ibrahim Affelay (Holland)
-
Stoke
Free Agent
Contract Rescinded
vi.nl
January 28, 2019 
Omar Bogle
Striker
Cardiff
Portsmouth
Loan
The Guardian

Contract Extensions
Date
Player
Position
Club
Expiration Year
Online Source
January 26, 2019
Marko Arnautovic (Austria)
Striker
West Ham
2022
L’Equipe

Profesional Contract
Date
Player
Position
Club
Online Source
January 28, 2019 
James Olayinka
Midfielder
Arsenal
Arsenal.com


English League Cup-Semifinals-Second Leg (January 23-January 24, 2019):

Wednesday, January 23, 2019:
Burton Albion 0-Manchester City 1 (Sergio Aguero 26)

Thursday, January 24, 2019:
Chelsea 2-Tottenham 1 (N’Golo Kante 27, Eden Hazard 38 / Fernando Llorente 50) (Chelsea won 4-2 on penalty kick shoot-out)


English FA Matchday (January 25-January 27, 2019):

Friday, January 25, 2019:
Bristol City 2-Bolton 1 (Callum O’Dowda 8, Niclas Eliasson 30 / Mark Beevers 6)
Arsenal 1-Manchester United 3 (Pierre-Erick Aubameyang 43 / Alexis Sanchez 31, Jese Lingard 33, Anthony Martial 82)


Saturday, January 26, 2019:
Accrington Stanley 0-Derby 1 (Martyn Waghorn 78)
Brighton 0-WBA 0 (-)
Doncaster 2-Oldham 1 (Benjamin Whiteman 68, 90 pen / Peter Clarke 84)
Manchetser City 5-Burnely 0  (Gabriel Jesus 23, Bernardo Silva 52, Kevin De Bruyne 61, Kevin Long (own goal) 73, Sergio Aguero 85 pen)
Middlebrough 1-Newport 1 (Daniel Ayala 51 / Matthew Dolan 90)
Newcastle 0-Watford 2 (Andre Gray 62, Isaac Success 90)
Portsmouth 1-QPR 1 (Lee Brown 63 / Nakhi Wells 74)
Shrewsbury 2-Wolves 2 (Greg Docherty 47, Luke Waterfall 71 / Raul Jimenez 75, Matt Doherty 90)
Swansea 4-Gillingham 1 (Oliver McBurnie 10, Olver McBurnie 33, Bersant Celina 73, Barry McKay 85 / Josh Rees 51)
Milwall 3-Everton 2 (Lee Gregory 45, Jake Cooper 75, Murray Wallace 90 / Richarlison 43, Cenk Tosun 72)
Wimbledon 4-West Ham 2 (Kwesi Appiah 34, Scott Wagstaff 41, 46, Toby Sibbick 88 / Lucas Perez 57, Felipe Anderson 71)

Sunday, January 27, 2019:
Crystal Palace 2-Tottenham 0 (Connor Wickham 9, Andros Townsend 34 pen)
Chelsea 3-Sheffield Wednesday 0 (Willian 26 pen, 83, Callum Hudson-Odoi 64)

Monday, January 28, 2019:
Barnet 3-Brentford 3 (Shaquile Coulthirst 50, 53, Daniel Sparkes 75 / Ollie Watkins 40, Neal Maupay 60 pen, Sergi Canos 72)

II.  Italy
Diary:
Tuesday, January 22, 2019:
-

Wednesday, January 23, 2019:

-

Thursday, January 24, 2019:

-

Friday, January 25, 2019:

-Erick Thohir has sold his Inter share to Hong Kong’s LionRock capital. (Source Football Italia online)

-Marcello Lippi has left his post as China Manager after Asian Nations Cup exit. (Source Football Italia online)

-Jordan Lukaku’s proposed transfer from Lazio to Newcastle has fallen through. (Source Sky Sports online)                                            
Saturday, January 26, 2019:

- Fabio Quagliarella (Sampdoria) scored in his 11th consecutive match, tying Gabriel Batistuta’s record from 1994. (Source Calciomercato online)

Sunday, January 27, 2019:

-

Monday, January 28, 2019:

-Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus) will be out injured for a few weeks. (Source Calciomercato online)

-Filippo Inzaghi was dismissed as Bologna Manager. He was replaced with Sinisa Mihajlovic. (Source L’Equipe online)


Transfers
Date
Player
Position
From
To
Type
Online Source
January 22, 2019 
Mamadou Coulibaly
Midfielder
Udinese
Carpi
Loan
The Guardian
January 22, 2019 
Emil Hallfedsson (Iceland)
Midfielder
Frosinone
Free Agent
Contract Rescinded
Football Italia
January 22, 2019 
Bartlomiej Dragowski (Poland)
Goalkeeper
Fiorentina
Empoli
Loan
Maisfutebol
January 22, 2019 
Pietro Terracciano
Goalkeeper
Empoli
Fiorentin
Loan
Maisfutebol
January 22, 2019 
Gianluca Sacamacca
-
PEC Zwolle
Sassuolo
Loan Return
vi.nl
January 22, 2019 
Alessandro Tripaldelli
-
PEC Zwolle
Sassuolo
Loan Return
vi.nl
January 22, 2019 
Mouhamed Menaour belkheir (Franco-Algerian)
Striker
Brescia
Torino
Purchase
L’Equipe
 January 22, 2019 
Marios Oikonomou
Defender
Bologna
AEK
Loan Return
The Guardian
January 22, 2019 
Antonio Di Gaudio
Striker
Parma
Hellas Verona
Loan
Football Italia
January 23, 2019 
Leroy Abanda Mfomo (France)
Defender
Monaco
AC Milan
Purchase
L’Equipe
January 23, 2019 
Gabriele Moncini
Striker
SPAL
Cittadella
Loan
Corriere dello Sport
January 23, 2019 
Dodo (Brazil)
Defender
Sampdoria
Cruzeiro
Loan
Corriere dello Sport
January 23, 2019 
Antonio Sanabria (Paraguay)
Striker
Betis
Genoa
18-month loan with option to buy
L’Equipe
January 23, 2019 
Krzysztof Piatek (Poland)
Striker
Genoa
AC Milan
Purchase
Bleacher Report
January 23, 2019 
Zinedine Machach
Midfielder
Napoli
Crotone
Loan
The Guardian
January 23, 2019 
Federico Viviani
Midfielder
SPAL
Frosinone
Loan
The Guardian
January 23, 2019 
Lorenzo Crisetig
Midfielder
Bologna
Benevento
Loan
The Guardian
January 24, 2019 
Stefano Sturaro
Defender
Sporting CP
Juventus
Loan Return
Football Italia
January 24, 2019 
Stefano Sturaro
Defender
Juventus
Genoa
Loan
Football Italia
January 24, 2019 
Stefan Simic
Defender
AC Milan
Frosinone
Loan
The Guardian
January 24, 2019 
Marco Carraro
Midfielder
Atalanta
Perugia
Loan
The Guardian
January 25, 2019 
Mcedric Soares (Portugal)
Defender
Southmpton
Inter
Loan
BBC Football
January 25, 2019 
Sebastien De Maio (Franco-Italy)
Defender
Bologna
Udinese
Loan with obligatory option to buy
L’Equipe
January 25, 2019 
Amato Ciciretti
Striker
Napoli (on loan at Parma)
Ascoli
Loan
Football Italia
January 25, 2019 
Abdou Diakhate (Senegal)
Midfielder
Fiorentina
Parma
Purchase
L’Equipe
January 25, 2019 
Christian Oliva (Uruguay)
Midfielder
Nacional Montevideo
Cagliari
Loan with option to buy
L’Equipe
January 25, 2019 
Marcello Trotta
Striker
Sassuolo
Frosninone
Purchase
L’Equipe
January 25, 2019 
Andras Schafer
-
MTK Budapest
Genoa
Purchase
Football Italia
January 26, 2019 
Medhi Benatia (Morocco)
Defender
Juventus
Al Duhail (Qatar)
Purchase
BBC Football
January 26, 2019 
Martin Caceres (Uruguay)
Defender
Lazio
Juventus
Purchase
BBC Football
January 26, 2019 
Joel Campbell (Costa Rica)
Striker
Frosinone
Leon (Mexico)
Purchase
Transfer Market Web
January 26, 2019 
Stipe Perica (Croatia)
Striker
Udinese
Kasimpasa
Loan
L’Equipe
January 26, 2019 
Filippo Perucchini
Goalkeeper
Ascoli
Empoli
Permanent signing
Serie A News Live
January 27, 2019 
Eduardo Soleri
-
Almere City
Roma
Loan Return
vi.nl
January 28, 2019 
Szymon Zurkowski (Poland)
Midfielder
Gornik Zabrze
Fiorentina
Purcahse
Maisfutebol
January 28, 2019 
Ezequiel Schelotto
Defender
Brighton
Chievo
Loan
A Bola
January 28, 2019 
Dimitrios Nikolaou
Defender
Olympiakos
Empoli
Loan
The Guardian
January 28, 2019 
Marco Tumminello
Striker
Atalanata
Lecce
Loan
The Guardian
January 28, 2019 
Andrew Gravillon
Defender
Pescara
Inter
Next season (He has been loaned back to Pescara for rest of season)
Football Italia
January 28, 2019 
Filippo Inzaghi
Manager
Bologna
Free Agent
Dismissed as Manager
L’Equipe
January 28, 2019 
Sinisa Mihajlovic (Serbia)
Manager
Free Agent
Bologna
New Appointment
L’Equipe




Italian Serie A Matchday (January 26-January 28, 2019):

Saturday, January 26, 2019:
Sassuolo 3-Cagliari 0 (Manuel Locatelli 9, Khouma Babacar 45 pen, Alessandro Matri 87)
Sampdoria 4-Udinese 0 (Fabio Quagliarella 33 pen, 56 pen, Karol Linetty 68, Manolo Gabbiadini 78)
AC Milan 0-Napoli 0 (-)

Sunday, January 27, 2019:
Chievo 3-Fiorentina 4 (Mariusz Stepinski 38, Sergio Pellissier 60 pen, Filip Djordjevic 89 / Luis Muriel 4, Marco Benassi 26, Federico Chiesa 79, 86)
Atalanta 3-Roma 3 (Timothy Castagne 44, Rafael Toloi 59, Duvan Zapata 71 / Edin Dzeko 3, 33, Stephan El Shaarawy 40)
Bologna 0-Frosinone 4 (Paolo Ghiglione 18, Camillo Ciano 21,75, Andrea Pinamonti 52)
Parma 2-SPAL 3 (Roberto Inglese 11 pen, 53 / Matia Valoti 70, Andrea Petagna 75, Mohamed Fares 87)
Torino 1-Inter 0 (Armando Izzo 35)
Lazio 1-Juventus 2 (Emre Can (own goal) 59 / Joao Cancelo 74, Cristiano Ronaldo 88 pen)

Monday, January 28, 2019:
Empoli 1-Genoa 3 (Giovanni Di Lorenzo 6 / Christian Kouame 18, Darko Lazovic 70, Antonio Sanabria 73)

Top Goalscorer:
Fabio Quagliarella (Sampdoria) 16 goals
Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) 15 goals


Table
Team
P
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1
Juventus
21
19
2
0
43
12
31
59
2
Napoli
21
15
3
3
39
18
21
48
3
Inter
21
12
4
5
31
15
16
40
4
AC Milan
21
9
8
4
28
  20
8
35
5
Roma
21
9
7
5
40
  29
11
34
6
Sampdoria
21
9
6
6
39
26
13
33


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

III.  Spain

Diary:

Tuesday, January 22, 2019:
-In his ongoing tax problems with Spanish Authorities, Cristiano Ronaldo was fined and received a suspended prison sentence of two years. (Source L’Equipe online)

-Levante have asked for the Copa Del Rey to be suspended temporarily while their appeal against Barcelona is being considered. (Source Football Espana online)

-There are reports that Real Madrid might include James Rodriguez as part of a deal with Tottenham to sign Christian Eriksen. (Source AS.com online)

-Frenkie De Jong (Ajax) has reportedly agreed to join Barcelona in the summer. (Source Bleacher Report online)

-Xabi Alonso has refused aplea bargain in his tax fraud case and is intent in clearing his name. (Source Athe 42.ieonline)

Wednesday, January 23, 2019:

-The CAS (Court of Arbitration of Sport) has denied Levante’s appeal for the reversal of their Copa Del Rey match vs. Barcelona. (Source Marca online)

Thursday, January 24, 2019:

-Moussa wague (Barcelona) has been suspended for four matches for striking a fan who insulted him. (Source L’Equipe online)


Friday, January 25, 2019:

-Former Real Madrid player (1967/68 season), Antonio Iznata Dimas has passed away aged 75. (Source realmadrid.comonline)
 Saturday, January 26, 2019:

-Barcelona Manager Ernesto Valverde has criticized Pep Guardiola for allegedly directly contacting Frenkie De Jon in hopes of signing him. (Source Football Espana online)

-Real Madrid will not pursue and try to sign Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen . (Source Football Espana online)

Sunday, January 27, 2019:

-

Monday, January 28, 2019:

-


Transfers
Date
Player
Position
From
To
Type
Online Source
January 22, 2019 
Wesly Hoedt
Defender
Southampton
Celta
Loan with option to buy
Sky Sports
January 22, 2019 
Nikola Stojiljkovic (Serbia)
Striker
Braga
Mallorca
Loan
Maisfutebol
January 23, 2019 
Andre Moreira (Portugal)
Goalkeeper
Aston Villa
Atletico Madrid
Loan Return
L’Equipe
January 23, 2019 
Lass Bangoura
Winger
Rayo Vallecano
Vancouver Whitecaps
Loan
The Guardian
January 24, 2019 
Takashi Inui
Winger
Betis
Alaves
Loan
The Guardian
January 23, 2019 
Pablo Hervias
Winger
Eibar
Valladolid
Loan
The Guardian
January 24, 2019 
Carlos Redruello
Defender
Betis
Santander
Loan
Transfer Market Web
January 24, 2019 
Aderlan Santos (Brazil)
Defender
Valencia (had been on loan at Vitoria)
Al Ahli (Saudi Araia)
Loan
L’Equipe
January 25, 2019 
Sergi Guardiola
Striker
Cordoba
Valladolid
Purchase
L’Equipe
January 28, 2019 
Wu Lei (China)
Striker
Shanghai SIPG
Espanyol
Purchase
BBC Football
January 28, 2019 
Alvaro Morata
Striker
Chelsea
Atletico Madrid
18-month Loan
Sport Bild
January 28, 2019 
Marko Rog
Midfielder
Napoli
Sevilla
Loan
Football Italia
January 28, 2019 
Diego Reyes (Mexico)
Defender
Fenerbahce
Leganes
Loan
Maisfutebol


Copa Del Rey (January 22-January 24, 2019):

Tuesday, January 22, 2019:
Getafe 1-Valencia 0 (Jorge Molina 77)

Wednesday, January 23, 2019:
Sevilla 2-Bacelona 0 (Pablo Sanabria 58, Wissam Ben Yedder 76)

Thursday, January 24, 2019:
Espanyol 1 -Betis 1 (Borja Iglesias 27 / Antonio Sanabria 81)
Real Madrid 4-Girona 2 (Lucas Vazquez 18, Sergio Ramos 42 pen, 77, Karim Benzema 80 / Anthony Lozano 7, Alex Granell 66 pen)

Spanish La Liga Matchday (January 26-January 28, 2019):

Saturday, January 26, 2019:
Sevilla 5-Levante 0 (Wissam Ben Yedder 48, Andre Silva 60, Franco Vazquez 71, Pablo Sarabia 80 pen, Quincy Promes 90)
Atletico Madrid 2-Getafe 0 (Antoine Griezmann 27, Saul Niguez 37)
Leganes 2-Eibar 2 (Youssef En-Nesyri 46, 67 / Kike 29, Joan Jordan 36)
Valencia 3-Villareal 0 (Mouctar Diakhaby 4, Denis Cheryshev 51, Rodrigo Moreno 86)

Sunday, January 27, 2019:
Valldolid 2-Celta 1 (Oscar Plano 55, Keko 69 / Pione Sisto 16)
Girona 0-Barcelona 2 (Nelson Semedo 9, Lionel Messi 68)
Bilbao 1-Betis 0 (Iker Muniain 21)
Sociedad 0-Huesca 0 (-)
Espanyol 2-Real Madrid 4 (Leo Baptistao 25, Roberto Rosales 81 / Karim Benzema 4, 45, Sergio Ramos 15, Gareth Bale 67)

Monday, January 28, 2019:
Alaves 0-Vallecano 1  (Raul De Tomas 47)

Top Goalscorer:
Lionel Messi (Barcelona) 19 goals
Luis Suarez (Barcelona) 15 goals
Cristhian Stuani (Girona) 12 goals


Table
Team
P
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1
Barcelona
21
15
4
2
58
21
37
49
2
Atletico Madrid
21
 12
8
1
32
13
19
44
3
Real Madrid
21
12
5
4
34
26
8
39
4
Sevilla
21
10
6
5
36
22
14
36
5
Alaves
20
9
5
6
22
23
-1
32
6
Getafe
21
8
7
6
25
18
7
31

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

IV.  Germany
Diary:


Tuesday, January 22, 2019:
-

Wednesday, January 23, 2019:

-Raphael Framberger (Augsburg) will be out injured for the remainder of the season. (Source Sport Bild online)

Thursday, January 24, 2019:

-

Friday, January 25, 2019:

-

Saturday, January 26, 2019:

- Ryan Johansson (Bayern Munich) has pledged his International future to republic of Ireland. (Source Irish Football Fan TV online)

Sunday, January 27, 2019:
-Andre Breitenreiter has been dismissed as Hannover Manager. (Source Sport Bild online)

-Thomas Doll has been named as the new Hannover Manager. (Source Bulinews online)

Monday, January 28, 2019:
-Jens Lehmann has been named as Assistant Manager at Augsburg. (Source Bulinews online)

Transfers
Date
Player
Position
From
To
Type
Online Source
January 23, 2019 
Tomasz Kucz (Poland)
Goalkeeper
Leverkusen
Dunajska Streda
Loan
Sport Bild
January 23, 2019 
Ebenezer Ofori
Midfielder
Stuttgart
New York City FC
Loan extended to end of season
Sport Bild
January 23, 2019 
Hannes Wolf
Midfielder
RB Salzburg
RB Leipzig
Next season
Kicker.de
January 23, 2019 
Hans Sarpei
Midfielder
Stutggart
Greuther Furth
Loan with option to buy
Kicker.de
January 23, 2019 
Caleb Stanko
Midfielder
Freiburg
Cincinatti
Purchase
The Guardian
January 24, 2019 
Chris Richards (USA)
Defender
FC Dallas
Bayern Munich
Purchase
vi.nl
January 24, 2019 
Berkay Ozcan
Midfielder
Stuttgart
Hamburg
Purchase
The Guardian
January 25, 2019 
Carlos Mane (Portugal)
-
Sporting CP
Union Berlin
Loan
Sport Bild
January 25, 2019 
Taylan Duman
Midfielder
Dusseldorf
Dortmund II
Purchase
Kicker.de
January 27, 2019 
Andre Breitenreiter
Manager
Hannover
Free Agent
Dismissed as Manager
Sport Bild
January 28, 2019 
Fabian Lustenberger (Switzerland)
Midfielder
Hertha Berlin
Young Boys Bern
Next Season
Sport Bild
January 28, 2019 
Lucas Ribeiro (Brazil)
Defender
Vitoria
Hoffenheim
Purchase
Kicker.de
January 28, 2019 
Amos Pieper
Defender
Dortmund
Arminia Bielfeld
Purchase
Kicker.de
January 28, 2019 
Patrick Kammerbauer
Midfielder
Freiburg
Holstein Kiel
Loan
The Guardian
January 28, 2019 
Caiuby (Brazil)
-
Augsburg
Free Agent
Contract Rescinded
Kicker.de


Contract Extensions
Date
Player
Position
Club
Expiration Year
Online Source
January 22, 2019
Per Skjelbred
-
Hertha Berlin
2020
Kicker.de
January 23, 2019
Pal Dardai (Hungary)
Manager
Hertha Berlin
2020
Kicker.de


German Bundesliga Matchday (January 25-January 27, 2019):

Friday, January 25, 2019:
Hertha Berlin 2-Schalke 2 (-Marko Grujic 39, Vedad Ibisevic 45 / Yevhen Konoplyanka 17, Mark Uth 44)

Saturday, January 26, 2019:
Mainz 2-Nuremberg 1 (Daniel Brosinski 12 pen, Robin Quaison 73 / Georg Margreitter 43)
Dortmund 5-Hannover 1 (Achraf Hakimi 24, Marco Reus 60, Mario Gotze 62, Raphale Guerreiro 67, Axel Witsel 90 / Marvin Bakalorz 86)
Moenchengladbach 2-Augsburg 0 (Oscar Wendt 78, Patrick Herrmann 90)
Freiburg 2-Hoffenheim 4 (Lucas Holer 42, F.Niederlechner 77 / Joelinton 19, Andrej Kramaric 59 pen, 72, Kerem Demirbay 85)
Wolfsburg 0-Leverkusen 3 (Kai Havertz 45 pen, Kevin Volland 62, Julian Brandt 88)
Werder Bremen 2-Frankfurt 2 (M.Eggestein 27, Martin Harnik 52 / Ante Rebic 35, Sebastian Haller 68 pen)

Sunday, January 27, 2019:
Bayern Munich 4-Stuttgart 1 (Thiago Alcantara 5, Christian Gentner (own goal) 55, Leon Goretzka 71, Robert Lewandowski 84 / Anastasios Donis 26)
Dusseldorf 0-RB Leipzig 4 (Yussuf Poulsen 2, 16, Ibrahima Konate 9, Konrad Laimer 68)

Top Goalscorer:
Luka Jovic (Frankfurt) 13 goals
Paco Alcacer (Dortmund) 12 goals

Table
Team
P
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1
Dortmund
19
15
3
1
50
19
31
48
2
Bayern Munich
19
13
3
3
43
20
23
42
3
M’Gladbach
19
12
3
4
39
18
21
39
4
RB Leipzig
19
10
4
5
35
18
17
34
5
Frankfurt
19
9
4
6
39
26
13
31
6
Hoffenheim
19
7
7
5
37
28
9
28

P-Played, W-Win, D-Draw, L-Loss, GF-Goals For, GA-Goals Against, GD-Goal Difference, Pts-Point
V.  France
Diary:
Tuesday, January 22, 2019:

-Nantes’ Cup match vs. Entente Sannois Saoint-Gratien has been postponed due to the disappearance of the plane carrying Emiliano Sala. (Source L’Equipe online)

-Jonas Martin (Strasbourg) will be out injured 2-3 months. (Source L’Équipe online)

-Mario Balotelli (Nice) is reportedly set to join OM. (Source L’Equipe online)

-PSG have been fined for racially profiling youth signings. (Source BBC Football online)


Wednesday, January 23, 2019:

-Neymar was injured in PSG’s cup victory over Strasbourg. (Source BBC Football online)

Thursday, January 24, 2019:

-Thierry Henry has been suspended as Monaco after three months in charge and will likely be sacked. Leonardo Jardim has been re-appointed as Manager. (Source The Guardian online)
Friday, January 25, 2019:

-Alain Bernard, a former French Footballer from the 70s and 80s, passed away aged 65. (Source L’Équipe online)

Saturday, January 26, 2019:

- Monaco’s new signing Naldo was sent off for the second time in three matches in their match vs. Dijon. (Source voetbalzone.nl online)

Sunday, January 27, 2019:

-Pierre Delauney, former General Secretary of UEFA (1955-60) has passed away aged 99. (Source UEFA.com online)
Monday, January 28, 2019:

-Bordeaux have denied reports that they demanded a portion of the transfer fee of Emiliano Sala following his transfer to Cardiff. (Source Sky Sports online)

-OM are to play their next home match behind closed doors due to a firework incident in their last match vs. Lille. (Source BBC Football online)



Transfers
Date
Player
Position
From
To
Type
Online Source
January 22, 2019 
Alexandros Katranis (Greece)
Defender
St Etienne
Atromitos (Greece)
Loan
L’Equipe
January 22, 2019 
Steven Fortes
Defender
Toulouse
Lens
Loan
L’Equipe
January 23, 2019 
Boubakar Kouyate (Mali)
Defender
Sporting CP
Troyes
Purchase
Maisfutebol
January 23, 2019 
Mario Balotelli (Italy)
Striker
Nic e
OM
Purchase
L’Equipe
January 23, 2019 
Yoann Gourcuff
Midfielder
Dijon
Free Agent
Contract Rescinded
L’Equipe
January 24, 2019 
Gil Dias
Winger
Nottingham Forest
Moanco
Loan return
The Guardian
January 24, 2019 
Gil Dias
Winger
Monaco
Olympiakos
Loan
The Guardian
January 24, 2019 
Carlos Vinicius (Brazil)
Striker
Napoli (had been loaned to Rio Ave)
Moanco
Purchase
L’Equipe
January 24, 2019 
Leandro Paredes (Argentina)
Midfielder
Zenit St Petersburg
PSG
Purchase
L’Equipe
January 25, 2019 
Romain Metanire
Defender
Reims
Minnesota United (USA)
Purchase
L’Equipe
January 25, 2019 
Denis-Will Poha
Midfielder
Rennes
Nancy
Loan
L’Equipe
January 25, 2019 
Dorian Bertrand
Midfielder
Angers
Beziers
Loan
L’Equipe
January 26, 2019 
Josh Maja
Striker
Sunderland
Bordeaux
Purchase
BBC Football
January 26, 2019 
Arber Zeneli (Kosovo)
Midfielder
Heerenveen
Reims
Purchase
vi.nl
January 26, 2019 
ArbeKolbeinn Sigthorsson (Iceland)
Striker
Nantes
Vancouver Whitecamps
Loan with option to buy
vi.nl
January 27, 2019 
Gelson Martins (Portugal)
Winger
Atletico Madrid
Monaco
Loan
L’Equipe
January 28, 2019 
Sanjin Prcic
Midfielder
Levante
Strasbourg
Loan
The Guardian

Contract Extensions
Date
Player
Position
Club
Expiration Year
Online Source
January 28, 2019
Daniel Congre
Defender
Montpellier
-
L’Equipe
January 28, 2019
Dimitry Bertaud
Goalkeeper
Montpellier
-
L’Equipe


Coupe de France (January 22-January 24, 2018):

Tuesday, January 22, 2019:
Andrezieux 1-Lyon la Duchere 2 (Lenny Leonil 15 / Frank Julienne 49, 63)
Nancy 1-Guingamp 2 (Santy Ngom 66 / Sylvio Ronny Rodelin 27, Papy Djilobodji 102)
Toulouse 4-Reims 4 (Aaron Leya Iseka 44, 82, Manu Garcia 68, Max-Alain Gradel 119 pen / Boulaye Dia 47, Remi Oudin 77, Xavier Chavalerin 87, Mathieu Cafaro 108) (Toulouse won 4-3 on penalty kick shoot-out)
Villefranche Beaujolais 2-Les Herbiers 0 (Ali M’Madi 63, Brighton Labeau 90)
Monaco 1-Metz 3 (Radamel Falcao 39 / Gauthier Hein 32, Marvin Gakpa 62, Ibrahima Niane 74)
Sete 0-Lille 1 (Jonatahn Bamba 48)

Wednesday, January 23, 2019:
Bergerac Perigord 2-Orleans 3 (Terence Pinto 89, Diego Gomez 90 / J.Romeric Lopy 51, Gaetan Perrin 77, Maxime D’Arpino 99)
Marignane Gignac 0-Croix 0 (-) (Croix won on penalty kick shoot-out)
St Etienne 3-Dijon 6 (Loic Diony 14, Robert Beric 60, K.Monnet-Paquet 64 / Naim Sliti 11, 28, 51 pen, Jules Keita 47, Julio Tavares 52, Jordan Marie 90)
St-Pryve St-Hilaire 0-Rennes 2 (T.J.Siebatcheu 39, Adrien Hunou 51)
Viry Chatillon 0-Caen 6 (Yacine Bammou 5, Saif-Eddine Khaoui 13, 30, Malik Tchokounte 79, Adama Mbengue 88, J.Mouadibb 90)
PSG 2-Strasbourg 0 (Edinson Cavani 3, Angel Di Maria 80)

Thursday, January 24, 2019:
Bastia 2-Noisy Le Grand 1 (Pierre Petit Homme (own goal) 33, Naoufal Mesbah 45 / Yves Yao 90)
Vitre 3-Le Havre 0 (Jordan Le Bacle 33, Eliott Sorin 47, Marwane Elaz 57)
Amiens 0-Lyon 2 (Moussa Dembele 28, Leo Dubois 35)


French Ligue 1 Matchday (Postponed matches) (January 23, 2018):

Wednesday, January 23, 2019:
Nimes 3-Angers 1 (Clement Depres 31, 49, Loick Landre 34 / Stephane Bahoken 90 pen)


French Ligue 1 Matchday (January 25-January 27, 2019):

Friday, January 25, 2019:
OM 1-Lille 2 (Mario Balotelli 90+ / Nicolas Pepe 45 pen, 90)

Saturday, January 26, 2019:
Nantes –St Etienne (postponed)
Dijon 2-Monaco 0 (Kwin-Chang-Hoon 24, Naim Sliti 69)
Guingamp 0-Reims 1  (Mathieu Cafaro 38)
Nice 2-Nimes 0 (Youcef Atal 41, Allan Saint-Maximin 54)
Strabourg 1-Bordeaux 0  (Kenny Lala 90)

Sunday, January 27, 2019:
Montpellier 2-Caen 0 (Gaetan Laborde 51, Paul Baysse (own goal) 59)
Amiens 0-Lyon 1 (Jason Denayer 50)
Toulouse 0-Angers 0  (-)
PSG 4-Rennes 1  (Edinson Cavani 7, 71, Angel Di Maria 60, Kylian Mbappe 66 / Mbaye Niang 34)

Top Goalscorer:
Kylian Mbappe (PSG) 18 goals
Edinson Cavani (PSG) 16 goals
Nicolas Pepe (Lille) 14 goals

Table
Team
P
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1
PSG
20
18
2
0
66
11
55
56
2
Lille
22
12
5
5
35
31
13
43
4
Lyon
22
11
7
4
36
25
11
40
3
St Etienne
21
10
6
5
32
25
7
36
6
Strasbourg
22
9
8
5
38
25
13
35
5
Montpellier
21
9
8
4
28
16
12
35


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


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