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Italy
Koulibaly ruining reputation at Napoli with costly mistakes
19:01 Thursday 7th November 2019

They all make mistakes. That includes the best. It only becomes a problem when mistakes become too regular and costly. Kalidou Koulibaly knows what I mean. When it comes to the Scudetto, this season, Napoli are in trouble. Their fortunes…

Usa
MLS Cup: Why do they play the games?
19:01 Tuesday 29th October 2019

All five major team sports in America are governed by some form of wage control. Owners would have fans believe this gives franchises in smaller markets with fewer, less lucrative revenue streams a fair chance to win trophies, that salary caps…

Champions League
Are RB Salzburg the new Ajax?
12:00 Sunday 27th October 2019

It wasn’t too long ago when RB Salzburg were barely recognised in Europe. Those days are now long gone. Having put up admirable fights against Europe’s best in the Champions League this season, they’ve emerged as a real surprise…

Champions League
Erling Haaland: What is so special about him?
09:00 Saturday 19th October 2019

Erling Haaland is a hot name in Europe right now. The Norwegian teenager scored a hat-trick in his Champions League debut. He made headlines over the summer when he scored nine goals in a 12-0 rout over Honduras in the FIFA…

Italy
Has Carlo Ancelotti flipped the script at Napoli?
19:00 Friday 20th September 2019

Napoli put high-flying Liverpool to the sword in the Champions League this week. The 2-0 result surprised the many who view the Reds as untouchable after last season's success. Until the final whistle in Madrid, however, the Merseysiders…

Germany
How far can Marco Rose take Borussia Monchengladbach?
08:02 Monday 19th August 2019

Borussia Monchengladbach is an ambitious team with a long memory. They need the latter. All five of their Bundesliga titles came between 1970-79. Die Borussen might have done even more had Franz Beckenbauer and Bayern Munich not interrupted…

Europa League
Red Bull Salzburg conducting big business from corporate headquarters
17:00 Friday 30th November 2018

People often describe corporations as faceless. It comes of frustration at being run into the ground with no one individual who can be blamed for your suffering. Red Bull GmbH are a corporation. Headquartered just outside Salzburg, they make…

Champions League
Champions and Europa League: 5 unmissable games during matchday 2
12:00 Tuesday 2nd October 2018

Prior to the final weekend before the international break kicks in, both the UEFA Champions League and Europa League goes through matchweek two. All of the big guns will be in action, including defending European champions Real Madrid, La Liga…

Europa League
Why RB Salzburg should be proud of Europa League run
18:00 Friday 4th May 2018

From over 150 aspirants, it is now down to two - Atletico Madrid and Marseille. They'll contend the Europa League final. The pair foiled attempts from Arsenal and RB Salzburg respectively on Thursday evening. While it was a familiar collapse…

Europa League
RB Salzburg vs Olympique Marseille: Austrian powerhouse aiming for second straight comeback
14:00 Thursday 3rd May 2018

Red Bull Salzburg and Olympique Marseille play the second leg of their UEFA Europa League semi-final tonight. The French team have a 2-0 aggregate lead, but the Austrian side have already proven they can turn ties around at the Red Bull…

Europa League
Marseille 2-0 RB Salzburg: Payet's impressive performance carries OM to semifinal victory
08:30 Friday 27th April 2018

Dimitri Payet has done it again. The French playmaker was coming off a brilliant performance in his last European match, registering a goal and an assist during Olympique Marseille’s 5-2 win over RB Leipzig in the Europa League quarterfinals.…

Europa League
Analysing RB Salzburg's impressive season
14:00 Monday 16th April 2018

There have certainly been surprises in European competition this season, with RB Salzburg's impressive UEFA Europa League run being amongst them. The reigning Austrian Bundesliga champions have found their feet in continental context…

Europa League
Arsenal and Atlético Madrid to battle for Europa League final berth
20:00 Friday 13th April 2018

And then there were four. The Europa League quarterfinals played out Thursday. Arsenal held off a CSKA uprising. Atletico outlasted Sporting. RB Salzburg and Marseille succeeded in coming from behind, because this week. The draws for the Europa…

Europa League
Europa League quarter-finals: 3 biggest lessons
11:00 Friday 13th April 2018

The Champions League quarter-finals broke new ground. Not content to settle for the role as the continent's less-favored stepchild, the Europa League had no choice but to follow suit on Thursday night. It didn't disappoint,…

Europa League
2018 UEFA Europa League: Analysing the quarter-finals draw
20:00 Saturday 17th March 2018

The 2018 UEFA Europa League quarterfinals are here. Only eight teams remain. The draw was held Friday in Nyon. Here's a look at each matchup. Arsenal vs CSKA Moscow Arsenal had the toughest assignment in the round of 16, drawing an in-form…