Weekend round up

AFC Bournemouth produced back to back victories over the Easter Weekend with  a good performance defeating Middlesbrough 3-1 at home on Good Friday . They backed this up on Easter Monday with an impressive 2-1 away victory at struggling Blackburn Rovers.

It was a perfect weekend for Asmir, who was once again brilliant in goal for AFC Bournemouth, his clean sheet included an injury time penalty save from Blackburn’s Adam Armstrong.

Chris Maxwell’s Blackpool are now 13 games unbeaten, moving up to fifth in the league table. They cruised past Gillingham (4-1) this weekend, Chris putting in another excellent performance.

In Italy Daniele Borra was in action with Entella at Pordenone in Seria B, losing 3-0.  The Swedish league is about to start next week, with Budimir Janosevic (AIK), Marko Johansson (Malmo FF) and Giannis Anestis (IFK Gothenburg) all having championship winning  ambitions. In the meantime, Oliver Dovin’s Hammarby beat city rivals Djurgarden this weekend to advance to the cup final.

In January 2021, The Copa Diego Maradona ended in tears for Mauricio Arboleda and Atletico Banfield after losing the final to Boca Juniors on penalties. The beaten finalists put that behind them last week to defeat Velez Sarsfield 3-2 in the playoff for a Copa Sudamericana 2022 spot.