Finding the best fit for Alexis Sanchez if he decides to leave Arsenal

After Arsenal’s humiliating defeat away to Bayern Munich, Alexis Sanchez looked terribly distraught as he has been for a while. The Chilean has been with the North London side since 2014. He hasn’t had the kind of success he was hoping from since coming over from Barcelona. Now with Arsenal on the verge of another […]

Fourteen goals from two games highlight an exciting Champions League day

If you love high scoring contests, you were in for a treat. Defending was optional in Manchester and Leverkusen as 14 goals were scored between two incredible Champions League games. The first, Atletico Madrid took to Bayer Leverkusen for a 4-2 away win in the first leg. Normally, a tight game like that would be […]

FA Cup preview: Getting to know upstarts Lincoln City, Sutton United

The fifth round of the FA Cup is set for this weekend, and it’s a stage usually reserved for teams near the top of the English pyramid. That’s not always true, however. In this year’s edition, Lincoln City and Sutton United — members of the National League, the fifth tier of said pyramid — have […]

Ranking the competitiveness of the “big five” European leagues

As the European club season enters its climax, every game in every league can make all the difference. For some teams, the last few months can determine the fate of a title race, or the fight to avoid relegation. In some leagues, these races are closer than others. Some teams may have already wrapped up […]

Would Chelsea have been Champions League favorites this season?

Chelsea is currently steamrolling towards another Premier League title. They look unstoppable. The London side will easily qualify for next season’s Champions League. Chelsea missed out on Europe’s premier club competition this season thanks to a disastrous start in the previous year. With Antonio Conte’s men playing so well, there might be a small annoyance […]

PSG systematically dismantles Barcelona 4-0 in Champions League round of 16

Nobody expected this. Even those who felt PSG were to somehow defeat Barcelona didn’t expect to win like this. PSG defeated Barcelona 4-0 in the opening leg of the Champions League round of 16. PSG didn’t just beat Barcelona, they destroyed them. With just 43% (which is a lot against Barcelona) and a 10-1 advantage in […]

Liverpool’s midfield trio is the key to their success

Liverpool have been woeful for the last few weeks. I don’t think that is even a remotely controversial opinion to have. Saturday was different, though. Liverpool’s demolition of Spurs showed that they are still capable of the exciting soccer that we had come to expect. Many have begun attributing this to Liverpool raising their game to […]

Arsenal downs Hull City, 2-0

A quick glance at the headline suggests that Arsenal coasted to an easy 2-0 home win Saturday at The Emirates. The truth is that the three points weren’t in the bag for Arsenal until Alexis Sanchez completed his brace with a penalty in stoppage time. After consecutive losses in the premier League, Arsenal moved into […]

This is shaping up to the be the most exciting Premier League season yet

“The title race in the Premier League is always wide open!” That statement is usually one of the biggest arguments Premier League fans use to show why the Premier League is superior to Europe’s other top leagues. After all, Bayern Munich has run away with the Bundesliga the last five seasons. La Liga is always […]

Breaking down the various positional battles this MLS offseason

Virtually every MLS team has places in their starting XI that are competitive. Whether it’s a weakness or not, there are bound to be important positions without obvious holders. A good example would be the ridiculously crowded central midfield in San Jose. Fatai Alashe, Darwin Ceren, Tommy Thompson, first round draft pick Jackson Yueill, Marc […]

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