The Georgia team defeated Houston Astros in the final, ending the series 4-2

by Lorenzo Ciotti

Atlanta Braves wins the 2021 World Series thanks to a 4-2 overall victory against Houston Astros, dominated in Game-6 by 7-0! Mid-season Atlanta had been overwhelmed by injuries and far from the playoffs, but has recovered in the last two months, hitting a historic result.

Jorge Soler great protagonist in the third inning with an incredible home run, practically with the MVP title of him. Third home run of this World Series for Soler, with two men on base. In the fifth round there are two more terrible shots from Swanson and Freeman, and 6-0.

Freddie Freeman instead protagonist of a home run in the seventh inning and the game becomes 7-0. Houston gives up. In the year of the death of Hank Aaron, the strongest player of the Braves ever, it was the Atlanta team that triumphed.

Atlanta returns to winning the World Series after 26 years, with a Snitker coach who spent 45 years in the organization and with some key players who arrived only in July on the last day of transfer.

The match

Prior to the game, Johan Camargo replaced Ehire Adrianza on the Braves' roster as Adrianza was placed on the paternity list.

Luis García started for Houston and Max Fried started for Atlanta. The Braves took a 3–0 lead in the top of the third inning on a single and walk followed by a two-out home run by Jorge Soler. Garcia exited after Soler's home run, having pitched 2+2⁄3 innings while striking out three batters.

In the top of the fifth, a two-run home run by Dansby Swanson followed by a walk then a two-out double by Freddie Freeman extended Atlanta's lead to 6–0. In the top of the seventh, Freeman hit a solo home run with two outs to make it 7–0.

Tyler Matzek entered in relief in the bottom of the seventh; Fried allowed no runs on four hits while striking out six batters and walking none in six innings. Atlanta closer Will Smith was brought in to pitch the bottom of the ninth.

He allowed a leadoff single to Michael Brantley but otherwise retired the side, giving the Braves the series win. Jorge Soler won the World Series Most Valuable Player Award.

UEFA Champions League: Juve, Bayern and Chelsea to the round of 16

In the 4 day match of the UEFA Champions League 2021/2021, the first important verdicts came.

Juventus, Chelsea and Bayern Munich are already qualified for the round of 16, thanks to yesterday's victories. Super Cristiano Ronaldo, with a brace, allowed Manchester United to obtain a fundamental point in view of qualification.

In view of qualification, Barcelona's victory in Kiev. Here the results: Dynamo Kyiv - Barcelona 0-1
Dynamo Kyiv: Bushchan; Kędziora, Zabarnyi, Syrota, Karavaev; Sydorchuk, Shaparenko; Tsygankov, Buyalskiy, De Pena; Verbič
Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Dest, Araújo, Eric García, Jordi Alba; Nico, Busquets, De Jong; Gavi, Depay, Ansu Fati Bayern Munich- Benfica 5-2
Bayern: Neuer; Pavard, Süle, Upamecano, Hernández; Kimmich, Goretzka; Gnabry, Müller, Sané; Lewandowski
Benfica: Vlachodimos; Veríssimo, Otamendi, Vertonghen; Diogo Gonçalves, Weigl, João Mário, Grimaldo; Rafa, Yaremchuk, Darwin Villarreal - Young Boys 2-0
Villarreal: Rollers; Mario Gaspar, Albiol, Pau Torres, Alberto Moreno; Capoue, Parejo, Trigueros; Chukwueze, Danjuma, Yeremi Pino
Young Boys: Faivre; Hefti, Camara, Lauper, Garcia; Sierro, C Martins Pereira; Fassnacht, Aebischer, Ngamaleu; Elijah Atalanta - Manchester United 2-2
Atalanta: Musso; De Roon, Demiral, Lovato; Zappacosta, Freuler, Koopmeiners, Mæhle; Pašalić; Muriel, Zapata
Manchester United: De Gea; Bailly, Varane, Maguire; Wan-Bissaka, Pogba, McTominay, Shaw; Bruno Fernandes; Ronaldo, Rashford Wolfsburg - Salzburg 2-1
Wolfsburg: Casteels; Mbabu, Lacroix, Brooks, Otávio; Guilavogui, Arnold; Lukebakio, Philipp, Steffen; Nmecha
Salzburg: Köhn; Kristensen, Onguéné, Wöber, Ulmer; Camara; Aaronson, Sučić, Seiwald; Okafor, Adeyemi Sevilla - LOSC 1-2
Sevilla: Bounou; Navas, Koundé, Diego Carlos, Acuña; Delaney, Fernando, Torres; Suso, Mir, Ocampos
LOSC: Grbić; Zeki Çelik, Fonte, Djaló, Reinildo; Ikoné, Sanches, André, Bamba; David, Weah Malmö - Chelsea 0-1
Malmö: Dahlin; Larsson, Ahmedhodzic, Moisander; Berget, Innocent, Peña, Rakip, Rieks; Čolak, Birmančević
Chelsea: Mendy; Azpilicueta, Christensen, Rüdiger; James, Loftus-Cheek, Jorginho, Chilwell; Ziyech, Hudson-Odoi, Havertz Juventus - Zenit St.

Petersburg 4-2
Juventus: Szczęsny; Danilo, Bonucci, De Ligt, Alex Sandro; Cuadrado, Locatelli, McKennie, Bernardeschi; Dybala, Morata
Zenith: Kritsyuk; Sutormin, Chistiakov, Lovren, Rakitskyy, Karavaev; Mostovoy, Barrios, Wendel, Claudinho; Azmoun

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