Talk of crisis following two draws from Real Madrid’s opening three La Liga encounters was dismissed out of hand, but it reared its head with greater force on Wednesday following a 1-0 home defeat to Real Betis. The scriptwriters had Cristiano Ronaldo, returning from suspension, strutting into the Bernabeu and delivering the sort of performance […]
Manchester United strikers past and present will be the centre of attention as Everton travel to Old Trafford on Sunday. Romelu Lukaku is hot property at Old Trafford right now, following his move from Everton, and the man he replaced in United red, Wayne Rooney, will be in the opposite corner in the blue of […]
If Arsene Wenger and the UEFA Europa League are to embark on a love affair, it’s likely to be a slow-burning relationship. After Arsenal failed to qualify for the Champions League, Wenger made it clear that his priority for the 2017/18 season would be a concerted push at the Premier League. His side have not […]
A European night at Anfield is quite something and Liverpool will look to draw on their fans for inspiration when they entertain Sevilla in the Champions League on Wednesday evening. As preparations go, Liverpool’s has been far from ideal – a 5-0 Premier League mauling at the hands of Manchester City. As good as City […]
After missing out on qualification last term, Manchester United are back in the Champions League – but Jose Mourinho is not expecting too much. United qualified for Europe’s premier club competition via the back door of victory in the Europa League, and it was a route they needed after finishing sixth in the Premier League. […]
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