Toronto Police have issued arrest warrants against Chelsea FC loanee Lucas Piazon for sexual assaulting a woman, during the Pan American Games in Canada, this  July. The Toronto Police have also issued a warrant against Piazon’s Brazil teammate Andrey da Silva Ventura, who plies his trade in the Brazilian Seria A, at Botafogo FC. The alleged incident took place on July 26, 2015, when the Pan American games were going on in Canada. The two players were a part of the Brazilian team for the tournament, and have been charged on Thursday by the Toronto Police. Brazil had finished third at the Pan American games, after defeating Panama 3-1 in extra time, in the third-placed playoffs on the tournament, which was ultimately won by Uruguay, who beat Mexico in a closely-contested final. In fact, Piazon was the one, who scored the two winning goals for the Brazilian side, after their third placed playoff against Panama ended 1-1 in normal time. The […]

Matchday 6 in the Bundesliga saw Borussia Dortmund lose the Revierderby, VfB Stuttgart get their first win, and Hamburg score their first goal. Schalke Defeat Dortmund in Revierderby The Revierderby is one of the fiercest rivalries in Germany, a battle of wills between rival cities in the heart of German coal country. As Schalke and Dortmund have consistently finished near the top of the Bundesliga in recent years, it’s also become an assertion of dominance. But if this year’s Revierderby is anything to go by, BVB are in serious trouble. The loss was not only a dent to their ego, but meant that they slipped further down the table to 12th place after a 2-1 loss in Gelsenkirchen. Last year, BVB won this fixture, 3-1, thanks to goals from Sahin, Blaszczykowski, and Aubameyang. Two of those three are injured at the moment, and Klopp’s ramshackle side was filled with players newly returned from injury and those unaccustomed to playing together. […]