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17 Year – Old Ansu Fati Breaks 95 Year – Old Record As He Scores For Spain

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Barcelona forward Ansu Fati broke a 95-year national record to become Spain’s youngest goalscorer at the age of 17 years and 311 days against Ukraine.
Fati – also the youngest goalscorer in Champions League history and Barcelona’s youngest scorer in La Liga – curled home a fine 20-yard shot off the post on his first start.
He had already won a penalty, scored by Sergio Ramos, as he became the youngest player to start a Nations League match.
Ramos added a header in the win.
The Real Madrid defender has now incredibly scored 10 goals in his last 15 caps.
The 34-year-old has 23 goals for his country, as many as the great Alfredo di Stefano.
Manchester City defender Eric Garcia, 19, made his debut as a second-half substitute while new City signing Ferran Torres scored a late fourth with a volley at the far post.
Fati, who was born in Guinea-Bissau but moved to Seville aged six with his family, became Spain’s youngest player in 84 years when he made his debut in last Thursday’s 1-1 draw away to Germany.
Juan Errazquin was the previous youngest scorer, against Switzerland in 1925 at the age of 18 years and 344 days.
Ethan Ampadu – who played for Wales against Bulgaria earlier on Sunday – was the previous youngest player to start a Nations League game, aged 17 years and 357 days against the Republic of Ireland in 2018.
Spain manager Luis Enrique: “I’m very happy for Ansu (Fati), he is 17 years old, you have to take it easy with him, little by little, he will improve.
“Players of this age need serenity, humility, and that’s what Ansu has already.
“Sergio Ramos is a winner. And the winners are happy when they win. His numbers are beyond the reach of any other player.
“What he brings to this team, that enthusiasm … That’s why he’s one of the best players in the world at his position.”

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West Ham : David Moyes , Issa Diop & Josh Cullen Test Positive For Covid-19

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West Ham United manager David Moyes and two of the club’s players have tested positive for coronavirus.
The Premier League club were informed of the positive tests while preparing for Tuesday’s Carabao Cup tie against Hull City at London Stadium.
Moyes, 57, defender Issa Diop, 23, and 24-year-old midfielder Josh Cullen will now be required to self-isolate.
“The manager and both players immediately left the stadium and have returned home,” said a club statement.
West Ham said the three men were all asymptomatic and assistant manager Alan Irvine took charge of the Hull match, which both Diop and Cullen were due to start.
Public Health England guidelines state those with Covid-19 should self-isolate for at least 10 days, meaning Moyes, Diop and Cullen will not be able to attend training or the league game against Wolverhampton Wanderers on 27 September.
BBC Radio 5 Live’s John Southall said the trio travelled to the ground with the squad in two or three separate coaches.
“They say they all social distanced, the squad, from when they met up and throughout the journey,” he said.
“As soon as they arrived, the results from the tests done yesterday came through and the two players and the manager were isolated immediately in separate rooms and left the ground very quickly, I’m told.
“West Ham say they are satisfied nobody else in the squad needs to self-isolate and that is why the game went ahead.”
The news comes after Leyton Orient v Tottenham Hotspur in the EFL Cup third round on Tuesday was called off because a number of the home players had contracted coronavirus.
It came on the day the government announced a raft of new coronavirus restrictions for England which could last for up to six months.
As part of the stricter rules, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has confirmed plans for fans to return to watch live sport events in England from 1 October will not go ahead.
Sports bodies have been told not to expect spectators at stadiums and venues until the end of March at the earliest.

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Man City squad stretched to its limit, says Guardiola

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Pep Guardiola said his squad is stretched to the limit as Manchester City prepare to launch their League Cup defense after Monday ’ s opening Premier League win against Wolves .
City claimed an impressive 3- 1 victory at Molineux on Monday as Kevin De Bruyne , Phil Foden , and Gabriel Jesus struck in their Premier League opener.
They remain without Joao Cancelo, Bernardo Silva, Oleksandr Zinchenko , Sergio Aguero , Aymeric Laporte , and Eric Garcia while Ilkay Gundogan is self – isolating after testing positive for coronavirus .
City, who have won the League Cup for the past three seasons, start the defense of their trophy against Bournemouth on Thursday and Guardiola knows they cannot afford to lose more players.
“ All we want is the seven players that are out to come back , ” he said .
“ Now we have a competition that we cannot spend the energy that we spent today , before Leicester ( on Sunday) , so we ’ re going to play mostly academy players and try to keep the energy for the Premier League .
“ With this lack of preparation and seven players out and not coming back soon , we have to keep the players from Monday as safe as possible .
“ We will see how many are available , how they recover . We have just three days . We won the Carabao ( League ) Cup three times in a row and we would like to continue but we don’ t have the players in this period to play every three days . ”

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Djokovic wins fifth Italian Open title

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Novak Djokovic claimed a record 36 th Masters crown on Monday, beating Argentine Diego Schwartzman in the final of the Italian Open .
The world number one won 7 – 5 , 6 – 3 to break a tie with Spanish rival Rafael Nadal for most master titles .
For Djokovic , it was a fifth title in the warm – up clay – court tournament for next week ’ s French Open .
Nine- time Rome winner Nadal, the defending champion, fell in the quarter -finals to eighth- seed Schwartzman .

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