Last night was an amazing matchday in the Champions League with a lot of action. It was a night of records and memories, as last night’s tally of 40 goals is a record for an eight game night of Champions League football; Loïc Rémy scored in a CL game for the first time since December 6, 2011; Shakhtar equalled the best ever away winning margin in the UCL against BATE (7-0); Luiz Adriano became the second player to score five goals in a Champions League game, after Lionel Messi, with the latter scoring his 69th Champions League, equalling Cristiano Ronaldo, and now 2 shy from Raul’s record of 71.
Firstly, we’d like to issue an apology to our fan following for our state of dormancy, because doing the IB takes its toll, Kim Jong Un will confirm.
Games may come and games may go, but transfers go on forever. That certainly seemed to be the case this window, as one by one, big names transferred in and out of their respective clubs. Many new talents had burst onto the scene, owing largely to the World Cup in Brazil (James and Medel, yes) and many of them found a place in star studded line ups, come the beginning of the season.
The FIFA World Cup is over, and now friends turn foes. You both supported Germany? That is history. Belgium had Fellaini, Mirallas, Hazard and Kompany, and yes, friends, turn foes.
Manchester United will host Swansea City, in the first fixture of a 10 month event of beautiful, physical and exciting football, thar begins on August 16, 2014. The Barclays Premier League season, returns. 380 games of pure drama and action. Will the Blue Moon continue rising? Will The Special One triumph? Will The Kop Challenge Again? Find out on the new season of the Barclays Premier League (Read: Dragon Ball Z)
The atmosphere was euphoric and the noise was deafening as Argentina took on Germany, in order to be crowned World Champions. Germany started with young Kramer while Di Maria and Aguero started from the bench. The stadium that was being overlooked by Christ the Redeemer was covered in the Albiceleste’s white & blue stripes and Germany’s white and red. It was set to be a cracking game and we were in for a treat.
Heroes, villains, upsets, heartbreaks, glories, controversies… Brazil 2014 has seen it all. We look back at the past month of footballing action, and more.
It started with Pitbull, but got better. It had been snowballing into one ‘big fiasco’ and the critics had sharpened their blades as the days grew near, but the moment Neymar pushed the ball forward to get the tournament underway the cynics were forced into retreating. Their swords were returned to the scabbards and nothing but football made headlines.
A game nobody wanted to play. The 3rd-4th playoff.
Brazil have faced Netherlands 11 times, with 5 draws and 3 win apiece.
Louis van Gaal said this game has nothing to do with sports and he has been campaigning against it for a while now. That being said, it is a football game and he will try his best to win it.
Luis Felipe Scolari on the other hand, was trying to recover from the demolition and would try to give his nation something to cheer.