Huub Stevens: It’s the only way
Despite losing 2-0 to Sevilla in Friday’s Antonio Puerta Trophy, Huub Stevens wasn’t downbeat about the way his side played. “It’s a pity that we couldn’t reward ourselves for a solid performance,” said the Schalke coach.
Schalke defeated in Trofeo Antonio Puerta
On Friday (22/3), Schalke lost 2-0 against Spanish side Sevilla in the annual Trofeo Antonio Puerta despite a strong performance. Roque Mesa opened the scoring for the home side in the 31st minute before Munir El Haddadi’s penalty 19 minutes from time sealed the game at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan.
Konoplyanka’s Ukraine hold Portugal in EURO qualifier
Yevhen Konoplyanka became the first Royal Blue to kick off their EURO 2020 qualifying campaign on Friday night. The winger helped Ukraine spring a surprise against defending champions Portugal, with Cristiano Ronaldo & Co. held to a 0-0 draw.