Guardiola might dazzle with his tiki-taka, high pressing flavor of football but there are other more subtle and negative tactics the Spanish coach utilizes to give his team an extra edge. Continue reading Pep’s More Subtle Tactics
The two Madrid giants played out an entertaining, tense derby, ending in a scoreless draw. The game showcased plenty of top performers from each side canceling each other out and providing a high quality game. Continue reading Madrid Derby Ends In Tense Stalemate
Antoine Griezmann recently moved to FC Barcelona in a 120 million euro transfer, one year after he rejected the Catalan club. Much drama has unfolded before that transfer… Continue reading Who is at fault in the Atletico-Barca-Griezmann mess?
This year’s Champions League and Europa League finalists are all from the English Premier League. Liverpool and Spurs both came back from three goals down in the UCL semi-finals to book a place in the final in Madrid. Arsenal brushed aside Valencia 7-3 on aggregate as Emery showed his experience in the competition. Chelsea toiled to beat a very good Frankfurt side – surely the … Continue reading EPL teams show strength in Europe
Barcelona host Manchester United at the Nou Camp for their quarter final return leg, having won the previous game 0-1 at Old Trafford. The Spanish champions will want to avoid a similar fate to PSG, who suffered a magnificent, albeit lucky, “remontada” at the hands of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men in the previous round. See also: How Solskjaer could build a “worthy” United team Ernesto Valverde … Continue reading Barca Favorites but United still in it