Day: February 19, 2021

Division 1 – Round 30

SME Beta Test Phase III – Matchday report by Santa Claus

Round Highlights:

In this round the english teams surprised many in their travels to the top team’s ground, and step back into their dream title!!

One surprise came from Giuseppe Meazza Stadium where the relegation zone team Arsenal step up to be David and had a great performance getting the upperhand right from the start, at 6th minute, to never let the advantage go away and collecting the 3 points in a very intense, entertaining and thrilling match! 2-3 was the final result!

And when all the Real Madrid supporters where in Santiago Barnabeu hearing what was happening in Italy, hoping they would finally surpass them and take the Inter Milan leadership reign to an end, since they are sitting in 1st place since the 4th round, but the dream came to a nightmare with a 0-2 against the blues Leicester!

Leicester had more possession of ball, Real Madrid was the team more closer to the goal, but a good performance from K. Scheimeichel saving 9 shots on goal and a poor performance from Courtois saving only 2 of the 4 shots on goal made the result reach half-time at 0-2, that remained until the end. A word of praise for the MarkGoldbridge performance and he is running away from the “death line” with a 6 consecutive match without any defeat!

Regarding the match of the week as I named, with was a tight duel between Ngrimes and kaiser lads! Proving their higher individual talents, PSG was the happy team when they were leaving the stadium in their bus, partying all over and celebrating the defeats of Inter and Real Madrid who took them just 2 points away from the 1st place and the champion title! Verratti with a goal on 24th minute was the decisive player of the match!

Other surprising result came from already relegated Everton! Despite this unfortunate fate, under the new manager, the boys are refusing to give easy points to the opponents and in this round they were able to get a goaless tie aggainst the 9th of the table, Barcelona! Pickford was the hero of the home supporters getting a MofM performance and keeping the goal inviolable even when Everton were playing with 1 less player in the field in the last 22 minutes of the game.

Another highlight worth to be mentioned, will have to be Chelsea result, getting a 0-6 win at Atalanta stadium! Eshwar is realling getting his name know for the SME football curious!

The Leaderboard

  • With the results from this round, nothing much in therms of position have changed! Inter Milan seems to be in crisis with already 3 games without a win, but despite the defeat they were able to raise 1 goal difference advantage from Real Madrid team.
  • The winner of this round, would have to be PSG. They didn’t climbed in the table but they are now 2 points behind, so 1 match away to be a possible holder of the such ambitioned 1st place!
  • One of the few changes in the table was dato2105‘s Lazio climbing over Tottenham and be back in the Top10.
  • Despite not being able to shorten up the difference to leave the relegation zone and they are still 4 points away to leave the downwater zone, with the amazing win at Real Madrid, RobsterNL of Arsenal have climbed 1 place in the table and this 3 points collected in this round might be crucial in the end of season.
  • As I mentioned above, Everton unfortunately have the relegation confirmed this round! If only the shareholders had appointed kirlle120 much sooner, it could have been a tottaly diferent story….

Next Round – the games to watch!

Liverpool (4th) vs Real Madrid (2nd)
Sevilla (7th) vs Inter Milan (1st)

31st Round will be a really interesting round, as the title fight will get very hot when the top teams are facing tougher teams! Real Madrid’s Tigerbaker, the actual best manager of SME will face blade the actual 4th best manager of this entertaining game! The 2 teams are 5 points apart, but it is not only the teams fight in the table, there is also the fight for the best manager on the game to show off! 😉 For curiosity, Liverpool is the team of the league that has less defeats!

Sevilla were doing really well until they played in the Parc dus Prince stadium and now the manager is eager to set the team back into the right course again! Will they able to do it, when on the other side of the pitch they have the leader of league Inter Milan managed by heinzjohan, who is also hurrying to get the italian team back into the winning role!? One of those matches that is really hard to name a favourite!

Santa Claus