Looking back at Week 2 of the Premier League, there were plenty of intriguing stats. Milestones were reached and possession records were broken among many other notable moments. Wayne Rooney scored his 200th Premier League goal in this match – the only player with more in the competition is Alan Shearer (260).
Paris Saint-Germain’s fight to win a UEFA Champions League will receive a major boost from its main Ligue 1 rivals. Reigning champions AS Monaco have been frustrated by phenomenal and combative forward Kylian Mbappe seeking a move to join Neymar at PSG. Mbappe was reportedly kicked out of Monaco training this week. That move is very difficult for PSG to pull off thanks to Financial Fair Play; Les Parisiens spent more than $260 million to sign Neymar from Barcelona. The way around it? Sky Sports says Monaco will reportedly loan Mbappe to PSG with an agreement to sell the 18-year-old striker permanently after this season. PSG midfielder Lucas Moura would go the other way for this season. If that
Aug 22 (Gracenote) - Results from the English League Cup matches on Tuesday 1st Round Tuesday, August 22 Grimsby Town (IV) - Derby County (II) 0-1 (halftime: 0-0) 2nd Round Tuesday, August 22 Bolton Wanderers (II)