Sunday, August 25, 2019

5 Things This Week’s UCL Fixtures Taught Us All

Pep Guardiola. What Crisis? What a difference one UCL game can make right? After enduring the longest winless run of his managerial career including a 4-0 hammering at the Camp Nou, fangs were bared. Pundits and football Einsteins alike were quick to point out that Guardiola was in over his head at Manchester City. Such talk has since died down...

What We Learnt From The EPL Matchweek 10

This weekend saw Arsenal, Manchester City and Liverpool run riot, scoring four goals apiece while Chelsea maintained their good form. The trio of Manchester United, Sunderland and West Ham also continued to flounder in their own rights. Here’s what we learnt from EPL Matchweek 10. Oliver Giroud the OG Wenger’s decision to switch Sanchez to the front has been productive, sort...

Southampton 0 – 2 Chelsea: Five Things We Learned

After yet another dominant display at the St Mary’s stadium, Antonio Conte’s Chelsea side is beginning to look like the real deal. Since the switch to 3-4-3, the Blues have now gone 410 minutes without conceding a goal in the league and on Sunday, easily saw off Southampton – a side who had been on a quite impressive run...

Chelsea vs Manchester United: A Review

30 seconds. That’s how long it took Chelsea to open the scoring in an enthralling match at the bridge, Pedro capitalizing on calamitous defending from the united defenders to open the floodgates. Much was made of Jose Mourinho’s homecoming to the club he had spent the most successful part of his career and for this many had actually forgotten...

Match Review: FCB vs MCFC, or Much ado about…something.

Hey Guys. First, my apologies: this post is about 3 days late; I needed some mind-cleansing after watching some stupendous football. My editor has been on my arse, so I’m back now; raring to go. Let’s go back in time, precisely 4 days back.... I absolutely love football. It is so diverse, so beautiful. Barcelona vs Manchester City was the...

Ifreke Inyang: 5 things we learnt from Zambia vs Nigeria

The Super Eagles of Nigeria began their quest to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, with a gritty 2-1 win over Zambia in Ndola on Sunday. But beyond the final result, what else did we learn? Carl-ing on a pair of safe hands So when Vincent Enyeama announced he was retiring from international football last year, there was almost a...

Premier League Game Week 7: Team Of The Week

Another thrilling weekend of English Premier League football and it's not hard to see why it's the most watched league in the world or why we love it to bits. Pep Guardiola finally got the welcome to the Premier League a lot of his detractors had been expecting since he announced his move to Manchester City last December. A...

Match Review: Hull City Tigers vs Chelsea

Drop Ivanovic. Check. Change the formation to accommodate a team that won’t ship in goals. Double check. You know what I would have loved? Check check check – a triple check – if Conte would have heeded and dropped Nemanja ‘freaking’ Matic! Whatever love potion the Serbian has forced down Conte’s throat, it’s strong. The lanky midfielder was sloppy...

Derby Day: Iheanacho Confirms Manchester Is Blue

Mike Dean raised the board to indicate 5 minutes of added time, the cameras panned to Sir Alex Ferguson in the stands. The image captured, the thoughts of many fans across the globe. Memories of those late escapes, common during the great Scot's time in charge, flooded back. There was to be no such escape this time. Ultimately, Manchester...

11 popular football moves you didn’t know their origins

Whether you’re a casual or avid football fan, chances are that you’ve seen a popular football move that made you go, “OMG! What was that?!” and probably elicited a few curse words even though you’re normally religious. Yes, you’re not alone. I know the feeling too. We all know the goal of the game is goals at the end of the...
Powered by Live Score & Live Score App