The oil came out. But the finale was sweet. Gianniotas saved APOEL by opening the scoring in the delays and the Cypriots qualified 3-0 against Rosenborg in the GSP.
Bring the next one to APOEL! Thomas Christiansen's team did not give up and was justified in insisting. Giannis Gianniotas scored in the 90 + 1 'and after losing to Rosenborg, a party followed in the GSP for the final 3-0 (2-1 defeat in the first match), with which the qualification for the play-offs of the Champions League came. .
Match for strong nerves in Cyprus, with APOEL having the possession and losing opportunities in the first half, but also standing lucky after the Norwegians marked Waterman's crossbar in the 22nd minute. Luck… turned his back on Christiansen's players at the start of the second half when Alexandros found the crossbar in the 51st minute. The minutes passed, the goal did not come and Rosenborg was gnawing at the time.
Finally, Gianniotas saved his team with a close place in the 90 + 1 'after a parallel cross by Vander. The pitch got to its feet, the visitors lost it and then a party followed, after two more goals came from Vander (90 + 3 ') and De Vincenti (90 + 5').
In Villarreal, Soriano
Villarreal have made the transfer of Sampdoria midfielder Roberto Soriano.
Villarreal acquired 25-year-old Sampdoria midfielder Roberto Soriano for 13.5 million euros. The Italian international footballer has signed a contract for the next five years with the "yellow submarine".
He has previously played for Bayern Munich's academies, and has been with Sampdoria since 2009 on loan to Empoli in the 2010/11 season.
With the Genoese jersey, he scored eight goals in forty games last year. It will be presented on Tuesday at 20:30 Spanish time and the people of Villarreal invite the world to welcome him warmly (as happened recently with the other newcomer, Pato).
Lukaku is a Chelsea player
Romelo Lukaku is ready for the big comeback at Stamford Bridge, as Everton have respected his desire to wear the London Blues' blue jerseys again.
Chelsea are said to be ready to welcome the Belgian striker again. The Londoners had submitted a proposal of 63 million euros, which Everton had rejected, as it demanded the payment of the release clause amounting to 80 million.
However, Lukaku's intense pressure to return to Stamford Bridge and the need for cash inflows into the "confectioners'" funds seem to have changed the opinion of Everton, who gave the "green light" for his move to the capital.
In Inter, Cantreva
Inter made a great transfer, completing the transfer of Antonio Cantreva from Lazio.
After a week of waiting, Lazio and Inter formalized the deal, with Antonio Cantreva becoming a resident of Milan. The Nerazzurri have paid the player's € 22 million (plus 3 million bonus) clause, and the Italian, after three years in Rome, will sign a four-year contract with his earnings not yet known.
The 29-year-old midfielder is expected to undergo medical examinations by Thursday at the latest and will be officially announced by the team's management.
Perisic, Banega and Cantreva create a dream trio behind Icardi (if he stays), with Inter looking ready to star again after several years.
Hess is Paris
From Real and Spain, to Paris and France, Hesse. The details of the deal.
Hesse should already be considered a Paris Saint-Germain player. The Parisians and Real Madrid found them at 25 million euros and the player is leaving Spain on behalf of the French champions.
Iviras for is expected to sign a contract for the next four years and only the announcements are pending to "seal" the cooperation between the two sides. The 23-year-old forward was not in Zinedine Zidane's original plans, as Benzema and Morata are currently there, he wanted to play and in the end Unai Emery's team opened its arms to welcome him.
Last year, Hesse - who came out of the Queen's academies - made 28 appearances in the Primera Divisi αλλάn, but only in 7 was a key player, scoring 5 goals.
Verati signed a five-year contract
The 23-year-old midfielder signed the extension of the cooperation with the French champions until 2021..
Last year was not the best for Marco Verratti, as a knee injury cost most of it. This, however, did not discourage him or the "Parisians".
Four championships and five French cups are a lot to forget, so Paris decided to tie the Italian midfielder until 2021, recognizing the value and contribution of the international footballer.
It is recalled that a few days ago, Verati had predicted for us what would happen, as he had rejected a proposal from Real Madrid, stating that he would stay in Paris until he won a Champions League.
Millik's transfer to Napoli for 32 million euros
Ajax announced the financial details of the ... deal with Napoli for Milik!
Not even 25 million euros plus 5 million euros in bonuses, as the Italians wrote, nor 35 million euros, as the Dutch mentioned! The transfer of Arkandios Milik to Napoli from "Aiada" cost 32 million euros and can reach 33, as announced by Ajax! The Pole left Amsterdam after 76 games and 47 goals, with Mark Overmars stating that: "we didn't want to sell him, but Napoli wanted him a lot and he wanted to continue there"! It should be noted, in fact, that this is the most expensive sale in the history of Ajax!
Dante: "I live in Wolfsburg"
Dante put an end to the scenarios that wanted him to leave Wolfsburg.
Dante will remain in Wolfsburg for the new year.
The Brazilian stopper put an end to the scenarios that wanted him to leave the "wolves". Several teams have been interested in his case, most recently Nice.
"It simply came to our notice then that I was staying in Wolfsburg. In January, he will even get a German passport, which is very important. "Dante said characteristically.
Klopp: "The biggest challenge"
The biggest challenge of his career was described by England's Liverpool coach Jκrgen Klopp, who also spoke about Pepe Guardiola and his job at Bayern Munich.
If you're a coach and you're tired of a league, then the biggest challenge you can have is England, according to Jενrgen Klopp. Speaking to the press, the German Liverpool coach explained why he supported this, while also talking about Guardiola and the undefeated Bayern.
"The competition is really exciting. Winning the title in England is the biggest challenge of all. "said Klopp at first.
Asked about the new coach of Manchester City, Pepe Guardiola, he replied: "When you are champion for three consecutive seasons in Spain, three in a row in Germany, then you think, okay, I have to try something else. If you are looking for the biggest challenge, then you should go to England.
Things are not easy in Germany. If you want to be ahead of Bayern Munich, you have to win all the games and at least one against Bayern. But they do not lose.
In England there is a different level of difficulty. There are many teams that could be number one. ", concluded.
Two Maribor footballers dead
Two young Maribor footballers died tragically in a car accident, while another teammate is fighting to keep him alive ...
The fate of two Maribor footballers, who "left" in a car accident that occurred on Tuesday, played a tragic game. 21-year-old Serbian striker Zoran Baliak and 20-year-old Slovenian left back Damian Marianovic have died, while 20-year-old Serbian goalkeeper Ljubomir Moravtsa has been seriously injured and is fighting to stay alive! The circumstances of the accident are not yet known.