Now that Arsenal have been obliterated by Chelsea in the Europa League, we turn ourselves towards the biggest game of the season, the Champions League final! Atletico Madrid’s Wanda Metropolitano stadium hosts the final this year… Continue reading Madrid 2019: Liverpool absolute favorites to win UCL
When Jupp Heynkes finished his final season at Bayern as interim coach in the 2017/2018 campaign, the German giants surprised everybody by appointing a young and relatively inexperienced coach in Niko Kovac. The Croatian, an ex-Bayern player, had impressed at Frankfurt and won the DFB Pokal (German Cup), but at that time it looked like a risky appointment. See also: Brighton’s Hughton sack nonsensical The skepticism … Continue reading Niko Kovac repays Bayern’s trust
Joachim Low, Germany’s head coach, announced this week that three of his senior players, who coincidentally were instrumental in the 2014 World Cup triumph, would no longer be eligible for selection. See also: France 2-1 Germany: Lessons Learnt Jerome Boateng, Thomas Muller and Mat Hummels, all Bayern Munich players, were forced to retire from their national team at an age where players reach their peak. While … Continue reading Finality of Low’s decision disrespectful
Manchester United v PSG*: This one could quickly turn ugly for Manchester United, especially if they do not fix their leaky defence. PSG are clear favorites. The second leg at home even gives them a slight advantage. There’s still time until February so maybe United can surprise the French champions. Will that be with or without Mourinho? Only time will tell. See also: Ronaldo’s Excellence in … Continue reading The Champions League draw !
The biggest EPL game of the weekend is Sunday’s showdown between the current champions Manchester City and the main contender for this year’s crown, Liverpool! Continue reading Liverpool-ManCity clashes now most anticipated EPL games
Long has the MLS been labeled a league for Europe’s retirees and it has not been able to shake off this tag easily. Things are now changing. Continue reading MLS slowly losing retirement league tag
We can without an ounce of doubt claim that Real Madrid had the toughest road to Kiev but will this have better prepared them for what Liverpool will throw at them on Saturday? Continue reading Kiev 2018: Road to the Final.