1. “Zenith” beat Pari NN on the road thanks to Cassierra’s double – 2:0. The hosts played in the minority from the 50th minute due to the dispute that caused removing Alexandrov for a foul on Bakaev, and referee Ivanov showed a red card only after VAR. CEO of Pari NN promises ask questions to the judges, and the general director of Zenit thinks foul of last resort obvious. And this victory was the 126th for Sergei Semak at the head of Zenit, he broke the record Sadyrin.
CSKA lost “Ural” (1:2) – Akinfeev made a mistake, Zabolotny scored. This first victory Yekaterinburg over the army in the history of the RPL. “Locomotive” pulled out a draw at Rubin thanks to Isidor’s goal in the 87th minute (2:2), Krylya Sovetov beat Akhmat on the road thanks to goals from Garre and Babkin (2:1).
2. “Spartacus” introduced home and away uniforms for the season. The away kit is white with a large red insert on the chest.
3. Many clubs have stepped up their efforts to buy Kylian Mbappe after the news that PSG put him up for transfer. Forward interesting Chelsea, Manchester United and even Tottenhamand Al-Hilal is ready to pay PSG 200 million euros and give the player a contract for 400 million in 2 years. Himself Mbappe wants to stay at PSG for the season, even if he doesn’t play. And if he moves somewhere in the summer, then only in Real Madrid.
4. Other transfer news. “Zenith” sells Malcolm for 60 million euros, his salary at Al-Hilal is 18 million euros per year. Transfer must be completed on Monday. “Monaco” wants to buy Renan at Zenit, 25 million euros can be paid for a 19-year-old defender. Ajax offered Krasnodar 8.5+2 million euros for Spertsyan and 10% of the player’s resale amount. “Krasnodar” immediately refused – the amount was considered unacceptable. Lukaku refused 60 million euros in Al-Hilal – the Chelsea forward wants to move to Juventus. At the same time, Romelu asked Inter for forgivenessbut the players are against his return after negotiations with Juve.
5 Lewis Hamilton Qualified won the qualification Hungarian Grand Prix and set a record “F-1” on poles at one circuit, Verstappen – 2nd, Norris – 3rd. In addition, in F-1 repeated the record in density in the top 10 qualifications, established in 2003. Russian racing driver Nikita Bedrin won the first podium in Formula 3, becoming the third in Hungary.
6. Friendly matches. “Manchester United” won Arsenal (2-0, 5-3 on pen.) Thanks to goals from Bruno Fernandes and Jadon Sancho, Chelsea defeated Brighton (4-3).
Barcelona clash with Juventus canceled due to an outbreak of gastroenteritis from the Catalans.
7. Tennis player Vera Zvonareva not allowed into Poland. The Ministry of Internal Affairs of the country said that this was done “for security reasons.”
8. Ukrainian chess player Ivanchuk did not receive permission to leave from the country to participate in the World Cup.
9. Tadej Pogacar won Stage 20 of the Tour de France, Jonas Wingegaard remained the leader of the overall standings.
10. WADA said that hockey player Yevgeny Kuznetsov, who served a 4-year suspension for cocaine, has the right to return to the team.
11. Ex-hockey player of the Swedish national team accused of rape. He allegedly grabbed a woman by the neck, punched her and forced her to have sex in 2021.
12. Poland won Japan in the semi-finals of the Volleyball Nations League, the USA beat Italy.
Quotes of the Day.
Zinchenko on the conflict in Ukraine: “I could not imagine that this could happen in 2023”
Yuran about the removal of Alexandrov: “I’m 200% sure if such a situation happened with the red at the gates of Zenit, maybe there would be no card “
Abaskal named his son after Starostin: “Nicholas is the name of a saint revered in Russia and the founder of Spartak”
Kulichenko about life in the USA: “Children in kindergarten are told: “Today you can choose whether you are a boy or a girl”. These are the things I will never understand.”
Oleksandr Gvozdyk: “President Usyk? Great idea, I will vote for him. From a comedian, why is Sasha worse?
Olga Bogoslovskaya: “People who call Isinbayeva a traitor, lie on the couch and achieve nothing in life»