Premier League: Champions League race

The current Premier League season is an interesting one, to say the least. There’s been plenty of surprises thus far, especially regarding the top four. In seasons past, the top four has been mostly been occupied by the same teams…

Favre Faltering: Dortmund are risking their UCL campaign once more

On their day, Borussia Dortmund are known to be scoring goals and winning games at will. Their attacking battery has hardly been questioned by anyone over the years, as their impressive recruitment always leads to good results. This season has…

Barca banana skin: Quique Setien must not take Napoli lightly

The UEFA Champions League did throw up many intriguing draws. While fans would certainly be enticed by games like Paris Saint-Germain against Borussia Dortmund or Bayern Munich against Chelsea, the Napoli against Barcelona could be a pleasant surprise for the…

‘Demand more’- Slavia draw shows Valverde is out of his depth

Barcelona’s performance at home to Slavia was sluggish and slow, and there was hardly a sign of promise or optimism. The game stood for one of the things that are wrong at the Nou Camp, as Ernesto Valverde struggled on…

Proving Juventus wrong: Dybala’s Champions League brace shows Sarri his real worth

Serie A giants Juventus were keen on moving Paulo Dybala on this past summer. Deals came very close with Premier League giants Manchester United and Tottenham, but image rights issues kept it away from completion. About three months on from…