Category Archives: Champions League

Moyes of old is needed if United are to go through

In a season where lows have succeeded themselves with impeccable regularity and always managed to outdo their predecessors, Manchester United have one last glimmer of hope to cling onto at a time of they year when they’d normally be busy … Read more…

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Chelsea need a striker, but Mourinho can only blame himself

“I’m not happy with my strikers’ performances, so I have to try things. And with AndrĂ© [Schurrle] at least I know we have one more player to have the ball, one more player to associate with the other players, and … Read more…

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Moyes goes back to basics to undo Bayern

More than 70% of possession. 754 passes to 231. And yet, goals, the only statistic that ultimately matters in football, were even at Old Trafford last night. After eight months during which humiliations and abject performances had become as common … Read more…

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Five things to look out for in the Champions League

The Champions League returns tonight after a 10-week long absence and with Manchester City hosting Barcelona and Arsenal welcoming reigning champions Bayern Munich tomorrow night, the first leg of the round of 16 could be one to remember. Here’s five … Read more…

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City vs Barcelona: three key battles

If there’s one thing we can expect from tonight’s first leg of the Champions League round of 16 is that neither Barcelona nor Manchester City are likely to betray their football philosophies in order to secure a result. The Catalans … Read more…

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Champions League: City have a great chance,Drogba returns and Arsenal are in trouble

The old adage according to which the Champions League becomes interesting only after the group stage might not necessarily be true, but one thing is certain – after today’s draw, very few people won’t be looking forward to February. On … Read more…

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