Today in football history: 20th of January, the first game of the Champions League
The start of the new season of the English Premier League is already a big event. It will be remembered not only for the fact that it is the first time that the tournament has been held in the country, but also for the number of interesting matches it will bring.
The first matches of the tournament were held in London, Manchester and Brighton, and the results of the games are already being analysed. The main event of the season is the start of play in the Champions league, which is the most prestigious club tournament in the world.
This is the reason why the start was marked by a lot of emotions. The first matches were very tense, and many clubs were already close to the end of the playoffs. The fight for the champion title was also very intense, and it lasted for several rounds.
However, the most interesting part of the first round was the fight for 4th place. The teams were:
* Manchester City;
The latter two clubs were quite close to each other in the standings. The final result of the fight was the victory of Liverpool. The team of Jurgen Klopp, which won the Champions trophy the previous year, was the main favourite of the start.
The season is already in full swing, and we can already say that the fight between the teams for the title will be very intense. The start of football is always a great opportunity to see the results on the field.
Champions league table
The Champions league table is very interesting, and this is reflected in the results. The table of the results is divided into two parts. The top 4 teams of the EPL will fight for a place in the next season of Champions. The following teams will enter the next stage of the competition:
1. Manchester City. The Citizens have a good chance of getting into the top 4, and they have already managed to do it. They have a very good lineup, and now they are ready to fight for gold medals.
2. Liverpool. This team has already managed not to lose points in the first rounds, and is ready to continue their good form.
3. Tottenham Hotspur. The Spurs are in the middle of the standings, but they are already a real contender for the Champions title.
4. Chelsea. The Blues have a great lineup, but the team is not yet ready to compete for gold.
In the Champions table, the following teams have a chance of winning the title:
• Manchester City
The team of Josep Guardiola is the main contender for winning the trophy, and there is a good opportunity to get into the Champions’ League.
Main favourites of the beginning of the championship
The main favourites of this season of football were the teams from England. The Premier League was won by Manchester City, and Liverpool was the best in the EFL Championship.
It is now quite possible that the teams will fight it out for the trophy of the best club tournament of the world, which will be held in 2026. The Champions league is the best league of the planet, and its results are analysed on the sports statistics website 777score.
Most interesting matches of this championship
There were several interesting matches in the championship, which can be called the most important. The most important of them are:
· Chelsea – Manchester City match;
· Liverpool – Tottenham Hotsppur;
• Arsenal – Manchester United;
These matches were held not only because of the fact of the starting of the Premier League, but because of other reasons too.
Chelsea – Manchester city match
The beginning of football season was marked not only by the fight of the teams in the Premier league, but by the fact, that the most intense struggle for the championship title was held not in the top division, but in the English championship.
At the beginning, the main contenders for the victory were: Manchester City and Liverpool. However, it was not long before the first team of Pep Guardiola won the title. The City were the main favourites, but their victory was not easy.
Liverpool – Tottenham match
Liverpool was the favourite of many fans, but Tottenham Hotspa was also a real threat. The match was held in a tense atmosphere, and a lot was at stake for both teams.
Tottenham Hotspur started the season well, but after the first matches, the team lost points. The victory in the match with Liverpool was a real surprise. The Reds were the best team of the league, and their victory in such a match was very unexpected.
Manchester City and Chelsea fight for champion title
The fight for champions title was especially intense, because the teams were very close to their goals. The previous season, the Citizens were the champion, and in the new one, they are in third place.
After the start, the City and the Blues were quite far from the top, and after the match, it became clear that the victory in this match was not so easy. The leaders of the Citizens did not show their best game, and Chelsea was the team that had the best result.
As for the leaders of Liverpool, they had a good start, but then the team started losing points.