Liverpool 4-0 Arsenal | Square pegs in round holes | Midfield exposed | Arsenal impotent

Arsenal suffered a 4-0 defeat away to Liverpool on Sunday, August 27, leaving them 16th in the Premier League and with many problems to rectify, reports BBC Sport. Goals from Roberto Firmino, Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Daniel Sturridge did the damage, but manager Arsene Wenger will take a lot of the blame after his … Continue reading Liverpool 4-0 Arsenal | Square pegs in round holes | Midfield exposed | Arsenal impotent

Sevilla 2-1 Real Madrid | Zidane’s men poor in possession | Tactical experiment failed

Just days after Real Madrid came from behind to Sevilla to book their place in the Copa Del Rey quarter-finals from the jaws of elimination, Los Blancos once again were given a rigorous test at the Estadio Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán. This time. However. they could not prevent defeat, and Zinedine Zidane was left red-faced after … Continue reading Sevilla 2-1 Real Madrid | Zidane’s men poor in possession | Tactical experiment failed

Substance over Style | Containment over Retention | What to expect from England under Big Sam

England manager Sam Allardyce named his 23-man squad for September’s World Cup qualifier against Slovakia, and talk has been on the notable omissions that suggests a change in style post-Roy Hodgson. 📝 @OfficialBigSam names his first #ThreeLions squad, with a debut call-up for @WestHamUtd winger @Michailantonio. pic.twitter.com/TbEeMzBzEA — England (@England) August 28, 2016   Hodgson’s … Continue reading Substance over Style | Containment over Retention | What to expect from England under Big Sam