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Gunn Admits Scotland’s Setback Against Germany, Sets Sights on Euro 2024 Comeback

Scotland faced a humiliating defeat at the hands of Germany in their Euro 2024 opener, with Angus Gunn craving a robust comeback. The match on Friday marked a grave disappointment, echoing Scotland’s colossal 7-0 defeat by Uruguay back in 1954, making this their second gravest loss at an international meet. In a moment of scant consolation, Antonio Rudiger's own goal somewhat lifted the despondent spirits of thousands of Scots fans present. This incident compelled Gunn to extend a heartfelt apology to all those connected…

Alonso Focused on Cup Final Triumph Despite Europa League Setback in Leverkusen

Bayer Leverkusen's coach, Xabi Alonso, asserts that his team is already looking past their Wednesday defeat to Atalanta in the Europa League final. The newly-crowned Bundesliga champions aim to secure a historic double by prevailing over Kaiserslautern in the DFB-Pokal final on Saturday. While Leverkusen missed an opportunity for an unbeaten treble, they've set their sights on claiming the DFB-Pokal after a remarkable season. Alonso expressed his excitement about reaching the final after a long journey, emphasizing the…

Setback for Tchouameni: Uncertain Champions League Final Participation and Euros Spot in Jeopardy

In the upcoming Champions League final, Real Madrid's Aurelien Tchouameni will be sidelined due to a foot injury. This setback raises concerns about his availability for the Euros tournament. Tchouameni, aged 24, has been a key player for Madrid this season, making 38 appearances before suffering a stress fracture in the Champions League semi-final against Bayern Munich. The midfielder's absence is a blow to the team ahead of the final against Borussia Dortmund at Wembley on June 1. Real Madrid's coach, Carlo Ancelotti,…

Alonso’s Pride Shines Bright Despite Europa League Setback

Atalanta snagged the Europa League win, Bayer Leverkusen tasted defeat for the first time this season in Dublin. Coach Xabi Alonso remains proud despite the historic 51-game unbeaten streak's end. The Bundesliga champs had eyes set on a treble but were toppled by Atalanta, with Ademola Lookman's hat-trick marking a 3-0 loss. The defeat ended Leverkusen's unbeaten streak but won't tarnish their memorable season. Alonso expressed disappointment but recognized the team's achievements, stating this season exceeded all…

Southgate Confirms Kane’s Euro 2024 Participation Despite Back Injury Setback

Harry Kane's stellar rookie season in the Bundesliga was cut short by an injury, but he is set to lead England in Euro 2024. Gareth Southgate assures full fitness for Kane in the upcoming tournament, as his back injury has healed. Concerns rose when Kane missed the final Bundesliga matches with Bayern Munich due to his back problem. Despite scoring an impressive 44 goals, Kane fell short of winning a major trophy. Southgate remains positive about Kane's readiness for the Euro 2024, emphasizing that the striker's form and…

Shaw Battles to Regain Fitness in Race Against Time for FA Cup Final Following Setback

Manchester United's Luke Shaw is facing an uphill battle in recovering for the FA Cup final against Manchester City. Red Devils' manager Erik ten Hag disclosed that Shaw's injury is more complex than initially believed, making his chances of playing low but not ruled out completely. There is a bit more hope for Harry Maguire, with the center-back having a fair shot at being fit for the game against Pep Guardiola's team on May 25 at Wembley. Prior to that, the team will wrap up their Premier League season with a match…

Terzic Leads Dortmund to Redeem Themselves from Last Season’s Bundesliga Setback

Borussia Dortmund fell short in the Bundesliga last season, but Edin Terzic insists his team has redeemed themselves. The victory over PSG made up for last year's disappointment in the league finale. The coach commended the team's poise in reaching the Champions League final. Mats Hummels' goal secured a 1-0 win over PSG. Terzic acknowledged the past failure to claim the Bundesliga title. Bayern Munich snatched the trophy last season on goal difference. The emotional moment with the fans was a long-awaited one. Finishing…

another setback for US investment fund Och-Ziff

This is another setback for the US investment fund Och-Ziff. Its African subsidiary, OZ africa, was ordered by the US justice to pay $ 135 million to former shareholders. By 2016, Och-Ziff had already been ordered to pay the U.S. Treasury Department nearly half a billion dollars for corruption, particularly in the Democratic Republic of Congo.…

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