Daily Archives: February 20, 2023

European Super League: This week was a glimpse of what that world could look like

Liverpool vs Everton, Paris Saint-Germain vs Bayern Munich, AC Milan vs Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal vs Manchester City, Borussia Dortmund vs Chelsea, Barcelona vs Manchester United. From Monday to Thursday, this week’s football fixtures have offered night after night of glamorous, high-profile match-ups between some of European football’s elite clubs. …”
The Athletic (Video)


Liverpool’s right-side triangle returns just in time for Real Madrid tie

“During Liverpool’s run towards Champions League glory back in 2019, one adjustment paved the way for future success. After introducing Jordan Henderson as a right-sided midfielder for the last 31 minutes against Southampton in April 2019, Jurgen Klopp started the English midfielder on the right side of his midfield against Porto four days later in the first leg of the quarter-finals of the Champions League. …”
The Athletic

Joining Wrexham fans group London Reds for an away day – ‘it’s rarely simple’

“Kick-off is a little under an hour away as the train hurtles towards Aldershot. Onboard are the London Reds, Wrexham’s official supporters club in the capital. About 30 members are making the trip, plus a couple of interlopers. One of the interlopers is Sion Jones, who hails from Felin-fach, not far from Aberaeron in west Wales. He’s supposed to be enjoying a family weekend in London, but has instead become an honorary member for the day, leaving his wife, kids and mother-in-law to explore London without him. …”
The Athletic

European roundup: Neymar carried off before Messi’s late winner for PSG

“Lionel Messi scored a stunning free-kick in added time to earn Paris Saint-Germain a 4-3 comeback win over Lille and lift them eight points clear at the top of the Ligue 1 standings. PSG, who have struggled for consistency since their return from the World Cup break, extended their lead over second-placed Marseille who travel to Toulouse later on Sunday. …”
Guardian (Serie A, Germany, Video)