Concluding the first eFootball.Pro Matchday of the 2019/20 season, held in Barcelona last weekend, Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. has today shared the results of the five fixtures* held on Saturday.
- FC Nantes 4-0 / 1-2 Boavista FC
- FC Schalke 04 1-0 / 1-0 Celtic FC
- Arsenal FC 1-6 / 2-3 AS Monaco
- Manchester United FC 3-2 / 0-0 FC Bayern
- FC Barcelona 1-1 / 1-0 Juventus
*Two games played per fixture, with teams alternating between “home” and “away”
The first eFootball.Pro matchday of the 2019-2020 season ended with AS Monaco and FC Schalke 04 leading the league table with 6 points. Lotfi (Lotfi Derradji) stood out with four goals to lead the way in AS Monaco’s victory over Arsenal FC.
The day’s most noteworthy result was AS Monaco’s triumph (1-6 and 2-3) against Arsenal FC. The Monegasque side, with Frenchmen Usmakabyle, Kilzyou and Lotfi, dominated the two games of the match after two early goals of Arsenal FC’s Alex Grd (Alexis Garaud), one in each game.
The first clash of the day, between FC Nantes and Boavista FC, began with an exhibition of the French team (4-0) and its players, Aazbabysk, Roksa and Zizou. For the second game, however, Boavista FC showed that they were able to fight too and won 1-2, getting three points also.
FC Schalke 04 faced Celtic FC, in a match without many chances nor goals. The experienced German team prevailed after both games were settled by lone goals from GOOOL and EL_MATADOR (1-0 and 1-0). Following that result, Schalke 04 are placed second in the league table, with the same points as AS Monaco.
One of the most anticipated matches of the day was the one of Manchester United FC and FC Bayern München. The exciting first game ended 3-2, with an early penalty, alternate goals from both teams, and a victory for the English squad. The second game, on the other side, was the only one of the whole Matchday 1 that didn’t see any goals.
In the last match of the day, pitting FC Barcelona versus Juventus, GuiFera, HenrykinhO and The Palma prevailed in the exciting second game (1-0), that ended with a goal of HenrykinhO in the injury time (90+5’). The first game was a 1-1 draw with goals from Ildistruttore and GuiFera.
The MVP of Matchday 1 and the best goal of the day will be awarded at the beginning of the second Matchday’s streaming. To decide the MVP, KONAMI will choose one player out of the five with the most CO-OP points given by the video game. Both MVP and Best Goal are individual prizes that award 10,000€ each to the winner.
The following fixtures for the second eFootball.Pro Matchday, to be held on Saturday 11th January, has been officially announced:
- Arsenal FC vs. Manchester United FC
- FC Bayern vs. FC Barcelona
- Juventus vs. FC Schalke 04
- Boavista FC vs. AS Monaco
- Celtic FC vs. FC Nantes
Played on KONAMI’s eFootball PES 2020, eFootball.Pro is the first global esports tournament designed exclusively for professional football clubs to determine the No.1 esports football team. The world’s top PES players have been signed by each club to represent them in the competition.
Full information about the 2019/20 season of eFootball.Pro can be found on the official website – https://efootballpro.konami.net
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