Liverpool Again Come Up Short at Napoli

Liverpool Again Come Up Short at Napoli

“Don’t you worry, if you lose in Naples, then you end up winning the Champions League!", said Carlo Ancelotti to Jurgen Klopp after his side had beaten Liverpool in a game that could have gone either way. The reigning European Champions had traveled to Naples to begin their 2019-20 European campaign. It is fair to say that their defense did not begin on a great note. For the first 80 minutes it was difficult to point to a team in …
When it Comes to Shooting Chelsea Need to Think Inside the Box

When it Comes to Shooting Chelsea Need to Think Inside the Box

This weekend there were several interesting games in the Premier League. Liverpool managed to overcome an initial wobble to keep up their 100% start with a win against Newcastle United. Norwich City beat Pep’s Manchester City to hand the Champions their first loss of the season. Arsenal, somehow contrived to lose their way and drew against Watford. But if a side really turned the page this gameweek, it was Chelsea. This weekend, after a long time, we saw the Blues …
Napoli Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Napoli Vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

The UEFA Champions League 2019-20 begins this week, with the Champions Liverpool visiting Napoli for their first group stage match. The Reds and the Partenopei are familiar foes from last season but they are grouped with an easier set of teams – Red Bull Salzburg and Genk, as compared to Paris St Germain and Red Star Belgrade. Last time, despite losing 1-0 in Naples (and in Paris and Belgrade), the Reds progressed. This time, progress to the last sixteen looks …
Is Everyone Missing A Trick With Marcus Rashford?

Is Everyone Missing A Trick With Marcus Rashford?

Gareth Southgate had a few interesting thoughts on Marcus Rashford after England’s 4-0 defeat of Bulgaria. The manager admitted that he had, like so many others, almost willed the player to develop as a number nine since the then-teenager burst onto the scene in 2016. However, the presence of Romelu Lukaku and Harry Kane in those positions for club and country respectively meant that Rashford was shunted onto the flanks in time.  Southgate now believes that the player is most …
Liverpool Vs Newcastle Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Liverpool Vs Newcastle Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

The first international break of the season is over and the Premier League teams are getting ready for a hectic rest of September. Those playing in Europe – like Liverpool – will be playing five games in the last 16 days of September, while those not in Europe – like Newcastle United  - will be playing four in the same time. The first of these is on this Saturday at lunchtime, as Liverpool will host Newcastle at Anfield. It will …
Lamela reignites Tottenham career with an impressive start to season

Lamela reignites Tottenham career with an impressive start to season

Tottenham made some eye-catching signings during the summer, with Tanguy Ndombele and Giovani Lo Celso joining the club. They strengthened the midfield options at the club and although it was feared Christian Eriksen would depart, the Danish international remains in North London. Due to the quality available to Mauricio Pochettino, it has been a surprise to see Erik Lamela start all four Premier League matches. The Argentine has struggled to hold down a regular starting place, but he is now …
Mohamed Salah – Not “Too Obsessed with Finishing”

Mohamed Salah – Not “Too Obsessed with Finishing”

As information about everything gains in abundance with every passing day, the jobs of journalists and pundits is becoming tougher. They have to sieve through a deluge of information to find the trends and then form their opinions on those trends. This is, of course, the ideal and the longer method of forming opinions and imparting them. The easier one is to form an opinion and then find an example to prove your point. Many a politician, political journalists, sports …
The early success of James emphasises Manchester United's decline

The early success of James emphasises Manchester United's decline

Daniel James has been a rare bright spot for Manchester United at the beginning of the 2019/20 campaign. The Welsh international was a surprise addition for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side over the summer, for a fee of £15 million. That is looking like a potential bargain based on his first few performances in red, as he has caused problems for opposition defenders and he looks to be mature enough for the Premier League. The 21-year-old has had an incredible rise …
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