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Atalanta 3-0 Everton: Three talking points

Ronald Koeman

Everton were comprehensively beaten away from home in their UEFA Europa League group stage fixture against Serie A side Atalanta. Their performance has prompted questions of both the players and effectiveness of Ronald Koeman, but what did we learn from the spectacle itself? Read More »

How Arsenal should approach next year’s Europa League.

Arsenal fans it’s just time to accept our fate, we’re going to be playing on the dreaded Thursday nights next season. For a club of Arsenal’s stature, the Europa League is not where we want to be competing. We’d rather be in the Champions League getting spanked 10-2 by Bayern Munich and Barcelona. Read More »

Can fixture congestion actually be beneficial?

The generally accepted consensus in football is that fewer fixtures is always of benefit. It’s partly behind the calls for England to introduce a winter break and it’s why many teams choose to play ‘weakened’ sides in cup matches, either to give players a rest or because they don’t really mind going out of the cup as they can focus ... Read More »

St Etienne fans don’t care for the score; they sing when they’re losing

Manchester’s two football halves each played European matches midweek, sky blue portion at home Tuesday, red contingent away Wednesday. Both sides won their matches, one ensuring progress to their competition’s next stage, the other going some way towards the same goal in theirs. Both sides also played French clubs, yet their opponents’ attitudes towards the fixtures were surprisingly polarized. Read More »

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