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France defeated Sweden 1-0 – Exhibition game

“Les Bleus” supporters who came in great number at the Stade Vélodrome in Marseille did eye-witness an encouraging performance. Those who wagered on France on bets on football platforms were also thrilled. Despite an uncoordinated playing style, Didier Deschamps’men managed to 1-0 win over Sweden. The unique goal in this game is scored by Raphael Varane. Following a corner kicked by Griezmann, the Real Madrid defender smashed it with a beautiful header into Andreas Isaksson’s net.

Admittedly, the Sweden team played it great defensively, giving a hard time to Varane and teammates. The latter were stuck with the 1-0 lead until the final whistle. For Karim Benzema, another iconic football stars on online betting sites, could have scored another goal, but he missed a penalty in the 86th minute. France spent most of the 90 minutes of play working on its defence. The few dangers that shook France’s goalkeeper Steve Mandanda were that of Jansson (34th) and Krafth’s (38th).


Barça wins against Seville – European Supercup

It is thanks to a goal from Pedro in the extra time that Barca eliminated Sevilla in the final of the European Super Cup held on Tuesday evening. The Catalan team had yet struggled to win. It led the game with a score of 4-1 thanks to two direct free kicks signed by Lionel Messi in the 7th and 16th minutes, Rafinha goal at the 44th minute and that of Luis Suarez in the 52nd minute. But Sevilla has reduced the score gradually thanks to Ever Banega, Jose Antonio Reyes, Kevin Gameiro and Yevhen Konoplyanka. They each scored a goal for the great joy of spectators and fans of sport betting.

At the end of regular time, therefore, the two competitors were on par. Pedro entered then in the field as a substitute. He offered to the team that he plans to leave for Manchester his fourth title of the year. As a reminder, Barcelona won the Liga trophy, the King’s Cup and the Champions League. Note that Barca won for the 5th time the Supercup trophy as most of online bet followers forecasted. Luis Enrique’s men still hope to multiply the exploits. They have also as plan to win the trophy of the Spanish Supercup and the World Club Cup.


Romain Bardet captured the 18th stage win – Tour de France

France-born cyclist Romain Bardet (AG2R LA MONDIALE) has just emerged victorious of one of the most challenging stages of the Tour de France 2015. This is actually the second win to be sealed by a France native following that of Alexis Vuillermoz in Mûr-de-Bretagne. With this victory, Bardet joins the Top 10. Most memorable about his 18th stage feat was an outstanding solo ride down the Glandon, a stage foowed by many online bet fans. Bardet was part of a 30-rider breakaway led by Pierre Rolland. However, it was Bardet who successfully crossed the finish line first right ahead of Rolland. Thanks to this new performance, Romain Bardet joins Joaquim Rodriguez and the best yellow-jersey contenders pack.

By relegating Warren Barguil (Giant – Alpecin) to 11th position, Bardet now finds himself part of the Top 10 in the overall ranking. After all, that is the only element that shook up the standing as the two Movistar cyclists, namely Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde, failed to trim down their respective 3’10” and 4’09” delays behind Team Sky’s Chris Froome. At the time being, there are two other mountain stages remaining prior to the ultimate Champs-Elysées race. Though tough as those two remaining stages are, Froome has successfully proved to the whole tour that he masters the Pyrenees tracks. Indeed, the British cyclist shows no sign of slowing down facing Movistar’s. So far, Team Sky is the most favorite team rated by most sports betting fans in this Tour de France. Froome’s teammate Geraint Thomas (+ 6’34 ”) secures 4th position ahead of Movistar’s leader.


Troy Merritt took the trophy home – Quicken Loans National

Troy Merritt took back home his first ever PGA Tour trophy by winning the Quicken Loans National. Few were online betting enthusiasts who really believed in the victory of Troy Merritt in this competition. Yet, he dethroned a number of world-famed players, the likes of Rickie Fowler and Tiger Woods. After the first two rounds, Troy made it to 35th for 68 and 70 greens. Things seemed to go so fast that sports betting did not notice Troy Merritt shooting a 10-under-par 61 to join Kevin Chappell in the leaderboard.

Troy Merritt experienced a fantastic day by scoring three birdies on the way. Kevin Chappell actually dropped down in the standings with a 6-over 77. Despite a bogey at 12, Merritt came up on top of the list with a new birdie on 18. Rickie Fowler run closer behind all along the day, but finally ended up at 15 under. Indeed, Troy Merritt wrapped up the day winning the Quicken Loans National with three points ahead (18 under) on Fowler. Tiger Woods finished 18th place with a 3-under 68. It is worth mentioning that the 29-year American golfer will play the WGC Bridgestone Invitational this week. He has been qualified for the Players Championship and the 2016 Masters.


Jari-Matti Latvala clinched a home victory – WRC Finland

Finland-born Jari-Matti Latvala has just delivered an oustanding performance by sealing his second straight Rally Finland win and third of his championship career. The Volkswagen Polo driver clinched a home victory on Sunday to secure 2nd overall in the standing as expected by few online bet fans. Sébastien Ogier (Volkswagen Polo) remains atop the leaderboard with his 182 points. Jari-Matti Latvala currently holds 93 points while Mads Ostberg (Citroen DS3) has 84 with 5 stages remaining. Ogier finished the Rally Finland 13 “7 behind Latvala. After his win at the Rally Portugal in May, it is the 2nd feat the Finn man hit this ongoing season. Mads Ostberg completed the Top 3 at 1’36 “8.

Latvala has dominated the 8th stage of the WRC on Friday with 2 “6 tiem-lead over the championship top man Sébastien Ogier. The following day, the Finn won five scratches out of eight to secure his leading position in the last 28.6 Kms track. Fans of sport betting appreciated that. On Saturday, the rain somewhat gave Ogier an opportunity to reduce the point gap between him and his Volkswagen team-mate. However, his Polo hit a roadside rock, which kept him ways behind. With a twisted wheel rim and a damaged caliper, he was forced to slow down and saw his victory wish gradually fading away.