Can Anyone Stop Bayern Munich?
Coming off a stellar season where they won the Bundesliga, the DFB Pokal and the UEFA Champions League under the management of Jupp Heynckes, most people thought Bayern Munich had conquered their top form as they won everything they played for. […]
Chelsea Play Down to Galatasaray, Draw 1-1
Well, that was just dreadful. Chelsea went to the pit of Hades — a.k.a. Istanbul — to play the best Turkey could throw into the Champions League. It ended in a 1-1 draw and was possibly the worst second half […]
Are Borussia Dortmund Still Contenders?
Emerging onto the scene as a soccer powerhouse is difficult and these attributes are needed to succeed: a great manager, ton of luck and steady flow of cash at a manager’s disposable to overspend on superstar players. Teams who’ve have […]
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Flop of the Week
Choosing a flop of the week was relatively simple for me. It came down to two contestants – Wojciech Szczesny and Martin Demichelis. I considered Szczesny for a moment, but ultimately Demichelis got the deserved nod for the dubious title. Manuel […]
Lukas Podolski Offers Some Comfort To Mesut Ozil After Disastrous Performance
Arsenal forward and German international Lukas Podolski took to social media to support Mesut Ozil in the wake of intense criticism due to the player’s poor performance against Bayern Munich in the first leg of the Champions League knockout tie […]
Champions League: Referees Correct on Arsenal, Manchester City Red Cards
When UEFA conducted the draw for the Champions League Round of 16 back in December, there were two match-ups that made soccer fans salivate around the world. The pairings of giants Manchester City and Barcelona along with the pairing of […]
Mesut Ozil’s Missed Penalty Cost Arsenal A Positive Result
Arsenal lost 2-0 to Bayern Munich in their first leg tie in the round of 16 of the Champions League. The majority of people would have assumed that Arsenal would have lost by that scoreline or worse, but things could […]
Manchester City’s Selection Of Martin Demichelis vs. Barcelona Was Always Going To End In Disaster
Manuel Pellegrini’s selection of Martin Demichelis for Manchester City‘s 0-2 Champions League loss to Barcelona was a major error and was asking for trouble. The 33-year-old Argentine has been City’s weak link all season. Their goal-scoring has been scintillating, but their strange […]
Marquee Champions League Matchup Between Manchester City and Barcelona Disappoints
“Of course, they have Lionel Messi — he is special — and they have more than him. But I think this is the worst Barcelona of many, many years.” The master of mind games is at it again, and these were […]