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Italy watch and die at Naples

Diego Maradona played a psychological game before the mega clash and immediately it put Italy under pressure. Italy feared Maradona and as soon as Argentina equalized, they turned pale. Argentina fed their anxiety and ultimately brought the whole of...

Real Madrid pass the Getafe test

Passing the Getafe would never be an easy task for Real Madrid and Zinedine Zidane had been well aware that Getafe concede the least amount of shots per game in La Liga — one better than Real Madrid’s strong...

Manchester City thrash the Reds – A warning for others next season

A week ago, Liverpool’s Premier League title was confirmed after 30 years, and then, they received their much-waited guard of honour given by the champions of last season. But as soon as the match commenced, all of a sudden,...

Michail Antonio is a huge hit

On September 1, 2015, Antonio signed for Premier League club West Ham United for around £7 million on a four-year contract with an option for a further two years. https://twitter.com/cricketsoccer/status/1278610882948292608?s=20 He made his debut on 19 September, replacing Victor Moses in...

Cristiano Ronaldo replied, “I am Iron Man”!

In the second half, Barcelona won a penalty against Atletico Madrid. Lionel Messi stepped up to take the penalty. His fans were waiting for the 700-goal landmark. Whether Barcelona win or not, the records of Messi mean a lot...

Atletico Madrid stop Barcelona at Camp Nou

Lionel Messi scored his much-awaited 700th career goal with a panenka-penalty and then turned back towards the cameras to the left of the Atletico Madrid goal, clicked his fingers like the mighty villain in the Avengers – Thanos hinting...

The fairytale of Sergio Goycochea

Argentina, the defending World Champions, were shocked by Cameroon in the opening match of the World Cup 1990. It put them in such a situation, where they can’t lose in the remaining matches. Surely the matches against the Soviet...

Karim Benzema is a revolution

Just at the stroke of half-time, Marcelo swept a ball across the pitch from the left to none other than Sergio Ramos, who was in a center-forward position. His flick found Karim Benzema who executed a beautiful Guti-esque back-heeled...

Barcelona left to rue about their shakiness

Barcelona does not enjoy playing in the Northern part of Spain and it was proved yet again in the crucial match against Celta Vigo. Even though Barca looked a tad better than their opponents, but there was a certain...

The latest tactical move of Zinedine Zidane

For Real Madrid, winning every match has become the most important job. After the break of COVID-19 Pandemic, the Los Blancos has been at their very best – hey have been an amalgamation of attacking football and compactness. In...

Miralem Pjanic at Barcelona: How will he cope at Camp Nou?

Finally, Arthur Melo has left Barcelona and would join Juventus and Cristiano Ronaldo in Turin. Despite not interested t leave Camp Nou, in the end, he had to make one of the most important decisions in his playing career...

David Platt magic at Bologna

In the most crucial match in the history of English Football, Mark Wright nudged in a header against the stubborn Egyptian to help England through as the toppers of Group F, where the fate of the teams was hanging...

Liverpool: The 30-year wait is over and the journey has not been easier

In the 55th minute of one of the most important matches in the history of English Premier League, Manchester City’s talisman Kevin de Bruyne equalized via free-kick. It was Chelsea 1 Cit 1. Chelsea took the lead through Christain...

Arthur Melo to Juventus is a very good move

For the last few days, there were speculations doing the rounds in social media that Brazil’s brilliant central midfielder Arthur Melo would leave Barcelona and join Juventus. On June 25, 2020, Barcelona and Juventus have reached an agreement over...

Vinicius Junior impresses yet again

Real Madrid continue their unbeaten run since the return of La Liga after the break for COVID-19 Pandemic. The Los Blancos are safeguarding their marginal head-to-head lead over Barcelona which sees them top of the table. They know very...

Liverpool are back!

Back in 2017, Crystal Palace were the last team to achieve a victory as an away team at Anfield. They returned to Anfield with the hopes of repeating the feat, but their plans took a telling blow due to...

Ivan Rakitic deserves enough respect

One can hear a lot about Sergio Busquets. One reads a lot about Arturo Vidal. Frankie de Jong is the new sensation, while Arthur Melo is not given the respect he deserves in Camp Nou. Like Arthur, someone named...

The chaotic clash between Germany and Holland at San Siro: Frank Rijkaard spits on...

On June 24, 1990 – two high voltage matches took place. In the afternoon, an unimpressive Argentina knocked out the favourites Brazil in Turin courtesy of Holy Water Scandal and in the evening at the iconic San Siro Stadium,...

The forgotten Yugoslavian side of Italia 90

Introduction   Those were the days when teams from Eastern Europe were a powerhouse in World Football. Hungary and Austria gave football a lot to relish. The former Soviet Union and Czechoslovakia were feared and respected. The Polish side were highly...

Cameroon and Roger Milla: The delight of Italia 90

A sad exit in Spain   For the first time, 24 teams competed in the FIFA World Cup 1982 in Spain where two teams from Africa featured. One of them was Algeria, who shocked the European Champions Germany in the opening...

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Italy watch and die at Naples

Diego Maradona played a psychological game before the mega clash and immediately it put Italy under pressure. Italy feared Maradona and as soon as...