Full of Surprises, Conte’s Chelsea hold Barça

Willian Chelsea

With a nearly-undefeated FC Barcelona visiting Stamford Bridge for a Round of 16 match-up, Antonio Conte knew it would take more than luck for Chelsea to gain a positive result. The Italian manager stated that, in order to achieve a win, Chelsea would need to muster a "perfect" performance against Lionel Messi's side (ESPN FC). … Continue reading Full of Surprises, Conte’s Chelsea hold Barça

Land of the Fail: Action necessary as United States out of World Cup

Christian Pulisic

On Tuesday night, a mostly empty stadium in the Caribbean island nation of Trinidad and Tobago played host to the United States national team. A straightforward win – or even a draw – against a lowly T&T side would see the Americans through the hexagonal round of World Cup qualifying. Unfortunately, for the millions of … Continue reading Land of the Fail: Action necessary as United States out of World Cup

Manchester City’s Transfer Blunder: Davinson Sánchez

Davinson Sanchez

Manchester City have spent upwards of €200 million in a transfer window yet to close. The squad’s major weaknesses – full-backs, goalkeeper, and young first team players – have all been addressed. One other concern hasn’t quite been touched upon though: center-backs. Ajax’s star defender Davinson Sánchez has made the move to English rivals Tottenham … Continue reading Manchester City’s Transfer Blunder: Davinson Sánchez