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Neymar: Love in the time of Coronavirus

Cometh the hour, cometh the man. Neymar comes big when it mattered the most……   There is is a reason to love Neymar despite his whimsical behaviour. It is always hard to dislike a genius who is flawed, but still sits...

Atletico Madrid conquer Anfield, brilliant Liverpool are out

The stage was set at Anfield. Passionate and noisy fans gathered to back their team. For a brief period, the panic regarding Coronavirus would take a back seat. The goal-aggregate was not as big as last season’s semifinal clash...

Atalanta make Italy smile under adversity

The state of Italy is not good. The whole nation is somewhat under an unofficial quarantine due to the Coronavirus attack. The Serie A matches and all other sporting activities have been suspended until further official notice. The number...

Rise and shine RB Leipzig

"Mourinho and the fans of Spurs watched how their team was made to look like a bunch of schoolboys by the young guns of Leipzig. They dominated the center of the park. Their fast passing and full control over...

Manchester City conquer Santiago Bernabeu

Since the Champions League draw for knockout stages came out, the clash between Real Madrid and Manchester City was dubbed as the most mouthwatering prospect. Two of the most high-profile coaches of modern times would face yet again in...

Lyon stun Juventus

Juventus – a club with a great history and every year they remain one of the favourites to lift the trophy of the UEFA Champions League. And when the best player in the world of this era – Cristiano...

Barcelona fail against brilliant Napoli

Without a doubt, Barcelona were the overwhelming favourites against Napoli. Neither Napoli had a Lionel Messi in their side nor do they have superstars like Antoine Griezmann, Sergio Busquets or young talents like Ansu Fati. They only had the...

Bayern Munich gun down Chelsea

Even a die-hard fan of Chelsea did not expect the Blues to fare well against the German Giants and at the end of the match, their thoughts not just came true but they witnessed the German Giants make Stamford...

RB Leipzig and Atalanta draw first blood

The fans traveling from Germany to England bring with them a certain intent – the intent to back their team hard and encourage them until the end even if the team is playing for a losing cause. At the...

The night of Erling Haaland at Signal Iduna Park

During the winter transfer, Erling Haaland decided to join Borussia Dortmund instead of his mentor, Ole Gunner club Manchester United, and since he joi9ned the club, so far, it seems, he has become a part and parcel of the...

Atletico Madrid stop Liverpool

The atmosphere at Estadio Metropolitano was electrifying – the home team, Atletico Madrid arrived through red smoke and led by white horses. The place was buzzing. The supporters were not expecting anything special against the Champions of Europe, but...

The night of boys from Brazil

If you area die-hard fan of Brazil Football then surely you enjoyed each and every bit of Champions League action last night. It was a night where the present and future stars of Brazil football set the stage on...

Inter have none to blame but themselves

It was a must-win game for the Serie A toppers at present. In front of the crowd, Inter only needed to display a bit more relentlessness as Liverpool did against Salzburg. Like Inter, Liverpool wasted opportunities too but maintained...

Valencia progress breaking the heart of Ajax

Ajax were the delight of last season’s Champions League. Their fearless display against the big boys of Europe earned accolades and until they were stunned by a Lucas Moura magic at Amsterdam Arena, Ajax’s progress to the final was...

Relentless Liverpool

Austria did not welcome Liverpool warmly. Red Bull Salzburg have been an entertaining side this season in Champions League. With players Erling Haaland and Minamino around, they raised the expectations among Austrian fans. They believed they could tame the...

Napoli advance, but Carlo Ancelotti has to leave

Napoli needed to win against Genk to advance in Round of 16 and in the end, Arkadiusz Milik helped them to achieve that in style – a first-half hat-trick was enough to register a comprehensive 4-0 win and a...

Robert Lewandowski: The best number 9 in the world right now

Scoring goals is his habit. In fact, he is addicted to it. Robert Lewandowski is the best number 9 in the world right now and very few would disagree with that.....   Since the great Ronaldo O Fenomeno left the stage,...

A classic at Mestalla: Chelsea and Valencia offer a lot of fun

There was a lot of fun, excitement and adventure in 98 minutes at Mestalla......   In football if two teams attack from both ends, automatically the match becomes exciting. When a sense of adventure prevails among both sides, the match transforms...

The impact of Neymar at Santiago Bernabeu

"Dictating games from behind despite being a forward is one of the hallmarks of a legendary customer and someone like Neymar possesses such qualities and for which, still despite not fully involved on the pitch actively, big clubs want...

Real Madrid played one of their best matches of the season, but still share...

Real Madrid came out all guns blazing, but still shared points. Zidane needs to fix the defence as soon as possible……   That night in Paris, two months ago, can’t be forgotten so easily. The best team in Europe were humiliated...

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