Solskjaer on Antonio Valencia “He’s still not 100% fit, still working to get back fit.” “He’s had a fantastic career here at Manchester United and England, and is one of the Premier League winners left in the dressing room. But Continue reading Thoughts on today’s Manchester United Quotes
And so, Rodgers returns to the league in a way we could not have foreseen! It is great to have him back but what does he arrive to find at Leicester? A team of long shotsLeicesters play this year has Continue reading Is Brendan Rodgers unsuited to Leicester City?
Ahead of the Champions League Final, I pose the simple question – who is better Mohamed Salah or Cristiano Ronaldo? Breaking down the statistics was complicated and required context. All my numbers reflect a base of per 90 minutes. Let’s Continue reading Salah or Ronaldo, who is better?
In the first leg between these two sides you couldn’t help feel that Juventus really missed Dybala up front to create chances and Matuidi in midfield to stop Dembélé and Eriksen. In truth for the first 60 minutes Dybala was Continue reading 8 Thoughts on Tottenham Hotspur 1-2 Juventus (3-4) (Champions League)
This was a game to truly whet the appetite! Two top European Team who’d fought an epic first leg and two managers who would be sacked before the end of the season if they lost today. In the end, it Continue reading 7 Thoughts on PSG 1-2 Real Madrid (Champions League)
Never have I noted down so little about the first half of a game. Benítez played a pure 541. This was no 352. Yedlin very rarely pushed forward from right-back, but make no doubt as to Rafa’s plan – sit Continue reading 6 Thoughts on Liverpool 2-0 Newcastle United (Premier League)
Before the game the standout stats were that Burnley hadn’t won in 11 Premier League games and Everton had only won 2 of their last 10. This was a battle between 2 out of form teams, both badly needing a Continue reading 8 Thoughts on Burnley 2-1 Everton (Premier League)
All the chat pre-match was about Pogba apparently being dropped. For anyone who had been paying attention to United recently, they’d have seen him very clearly get injured against Newcastle ten days ago. By the time he had been subbed Continue reading 6 Thoughts on Sevilla 0-0 Manchester United (Champions League)
Magnificent football! Isn’t it great to have the Champions League back. This was two world class teams, featuring world class players, playing at the pinnacle of football. They both went for it, they both had numerous chances and they both Continue reading 8 Thoughts on Real Madrid 3-1 Paris Saint-Germain (Champions League)
What a match that was! Sometimes first legs are slow, stale affairs. This was anything but. Early goals for the home team helped create a frantic atmosphere. Too often the away sit deep, but Spurs had no choice after a Continue reading 9 Thoughts on Juventus 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur (Champions League)