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Euro World Cup Qualifiers – Two favorites stunned by underdogs

The Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers kicked off in midweek across Europe and some of the games produced sights to behold while the three we had our eyes on, saw the overwhelming favorites fail to live up to expectations. Two of the underdogs in these games came ready and snatched a point from their away fixtures on day 1 against some of Europe's powerhouses whilst one managed to escape a whitewashing, ensuring that they had a respectable scoreline although they lost. FRANCE VS UKRAINE Let's hope that France have fully gotten past the era of struggling to make it to the World Cup via qualifiers despite the stars they have on parade. Let's just hope that this is a one-off and that they will come good in the next game. The French team were held 1 all by Andriy Shevchenko's Ukraine at S...
Athletic Bilbao trigger Inigo Martinez clause

Athletic Bilbao trigger Inigo Martinez clause

  Athletic Bilbao are set to conclude the signing of defender Inigo Martinez from Real Sociedad according to various reports emerging from the press in Spain. Inigo Martinez has a 36 million euro release clause at the Anoeta and Athletic Bilbao are eager to get their man as a replacement for Aymeric Laporte who is set to make a move to Manchester City this week in a deal reported to be around 70 million euros. READ: Ahmed Musa completes loan move to CSKA Moscow The defender was heavily linked with Barcelona this summer before the Camp Nou outfit reportedly decided to back off from the deal. The Center Back was also linked with a move to Manchester City. Meanwhile, reports cross Spain, from the likes of Marca and El Mundo Deportivo are claiming that the deal which sees M...