Tuesday’s football news begins with the closing of the transfer window in Europe. USMNT defender By André Yedlin is now a member of Galatasaray in the Turkish Super Lig, completing a transfer from Newcastle United. He is not the first Premier League player to make this move during the January window. Mesut Ozil has left Arsenal for Galatasaray.
This brings about a change of perspective for Yeldin. He leaves a struggling club in the Premier League for one contending for the title in Turkey. Galatasary finished 6th last season, dropping out of the Europa League this season in the playoff round. After back-to-back titles, it has been a disappointment for a club that has won the Super Lig five times in the past ten years.
Yeldon isn’t the only USMNT player to move into the Turkish Super Lig. Mix Diskerud is no longer a player on loan for Manchester City. After spending time in Sweden, Korea and then returning to Sweden with Helsing Borg last season, Diskerud is now a member of Denizlispor and is on a transfer from City.
Declared ineligible after the start of the 2020-21 season due to too many foreign players from Besiktas, Tyler boyd is now on loan to Sivasspor. Boyd was playing regularly for Besiktas when he was declared ineligible, a bizarre situation that cost him several months of games. He moved from the 2nd place team in the league to 14th.
Eric Lichaj moved from Hull City with his contract expiring before the restart of the Championship season. He joined Fatih Karagumruk in a surprising move for a player who had made his career in English clubs.
The Super Lig has 21 clubs, with the last four relegated. Turkey is 13th in the UEFA coefficient table, up from 11 in 2020. It obtains two places in the Champions League, one in the Europa League and two places in the Europa Conference Conference, this competition to be launched next season. None of the Super Lig teams in Europe this season have advanced to the round of 16.
Let’s move on to football scores, that of Geoff Cameron QPR beat Watford 2-1 on the road in the Championship. After allowing a penalty in the 52nd minute, QPR equalized thanks to a Charlie Austin goal in the 73rd. Albert Adomah scored his winner in the 90th minute.
“It gives us confidence” QPR Director Mark Warburton said. “Goals change games and now you see us receiving our rewards. It was a great goal from Charlie and Albert showed his composure in the box just to the death. Taking your rewards is important because it builds confidence and builds confidence. “
Ventura Alvarado Atletico San Luis lost 3-1 to Leon in Liga MX. Trailing from the 62nd minute, the German Berterame equalized for San Luis in the 74th. Leon took the lead for good in the 78th, scoring again in the 88th minute.
MLSsoccer Tom bogert lists loans and transfers involving MLS players. The Washington Post Steven goff explains Paul Arriola’s last minute loan to Swansea City. The Orlando Sentries Julia poe looked Daryl Dike’s loan to Barnsley. Athleticism with why a transfer to Europe for Red Bulls defender Aaron Long does not occur.
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