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Should FC Barcelona still be regarded as the best club in the world?

After Barcelona lost 5-1 to Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup, captain Gerard Pique admitted the Catalans are Los Blanco's inferior club.

I think we can all agree that over the last decade, FC Barcelona have been the benchmark. The Catalan giants have won absolutely everything there is to win in European football, and they deserve huge praise for their achievements. However, this season things have been a little bit different. Personally, I feel they are on a downward spiral. Read More »

Are Barcelona in crisis?

It was yet another difficult evening for Barcelona in the Champions League as they made it two embarrassing defeats in two away games, with an aggregate score of 7-0 in their games with Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus. Read More »

Nations League Bad Idea For CONCACAF

CONCACAF president Victor Montagliani is a proponent of suspension of belief as he tries to sell his constituencly on its own Nations League.

Suspension of disbelief is a powerful psychological concept usually applied to fiction. To be entertained, people are willing to believe there can be superheroes with incredible strength, ability to fly, control magic, or take on arachnoid characteristics after being bitten by a radioactive spider. They’ll also accept predators and prey can live together in a Zootopia without wondering what the lions ... Read More »

Five heroes in Juventus’ 3-0 victory against Barcelona

It’s going to be talked about for days. Juventus’ 3-0 victory against Barcelona in Turin. This was nothing short of an emphatic victory for the Old Lady. Whether Barcelona can turn the tie around at the Camp Nou is a story for another day. Today, the talk is about the gallant heroes who brought down Barcelona from their high horse. Read More »

Juventus and Chelsea offer other clubs a defensive masterclass

Juventus and Chelsea teach a defensive masterclass for one very obvious reason.

Juventus’ Champions League victory over Barcelona conveyed several interesting points. One, Barça is not the team it once was. Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, and Neymar are outrageously talented, but when stifled in the manner the Old Lady’s defensive masterclass left them, there is very little teammates can do to help. While that point is incredibly interesting, it was the conquering Italians who offered the evening’s most telling contribution. Paulo Dybala’s ... Read More »

Atlético Madrid vs Leicester City: Match Preview

Atleitco Madrid vs Leicester City is a first for European football.

Five years ago, Atlético Madrid were dominating the Europa League. Leicester were in the Championship, not making the playoffs. This evening, the Rojiblancos and Foxes face off for the first time. Atlético Madrid vs Leicester City is looking like an increasingly intriguing game. Read More »

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