Arsenal’s perfect plan C

The Dilemma 

Who would’ve thought that Arsenal would only need 20 minutes to rip apart a Manchester United defense that had kept 4 clean sheets in 7 Premier league games? It was a dream fixture for the Gunners as they displayed both attacking and defensive qualities of the highest order. Wenger’s men played at an increasingly high tempo throughout the first half and showed some clever match management by controlling the game in the second. Continue reading “Arsenal’s perfect plan C”

An Irish triumph, A Scottish failure

Last night the most ecstatic fans would be from Northern Ireland as they qualified for the Euro for the very first time, there fans explained it feels like the glory days of 80’s when Northern Ireland qualified for back to back two world cup’s of 1982 & 1986. Steve Davis there captain led from the front and netted two goals so this Northern Irish football generation can come out of the shadows of Spain ’82 and Mexico ’86 and make their own history in Euro 2016. Continue reading “An Irish triumph, A Scottish failure”

5 things we learned as Manchester United were humbled by Arsenal at the Emirates

Sunday ,October 4:

Everton 1-1 Liverpool    FT                                                                                                                         (Romelu Lukaku, Danny Ings)

Arsenal 3-0 Manchester United   FT                                                                                                                       (A.Sanchez,M.Ozil,A.Sanchez)

Swansea 2-2 Tottenham  FT                                                                                                                                 (A.Ayew,C.Eriksen,H.Kane OG,C.Eriksen)

Few people would’ve considered Arsenal to win on Sunday after their shambolic defeat to Olympiakos in the Champions League on Tuesday. The Gunners though proved everyone wrong as they dismantled a slow and shaky Manchester United team within 20 minutes of the first half by scoring three goals without any replies. Continue reading “5 things we learned as Manchester United were humbled by Arsenal at the Emirates”

Premier League Round up 3rd September 2015

Yet another exciting Saturday for football fans all over the world as we go through an action packed fixture list of the English Premier League.

Home Score Away
Crystal Palace 2-0 West Bromwich Albion
Aston Villa 0-1 Stoke City
Bournemouth 1-1 Watford
Manchester City 6-1 Newcastle
Norwich City 1-2 Leicester City
Sunderland 2-2 West Ham United
Chelsea 1-3 Southampton

Continue reading “Premier League Round up 3rd September 2015”

Zimbabwe v Pakistan 2nd ODI

Unbelivable scenes were witnessed at Harare sports club absolutely unprofessional behavior by the umpires Ruchira Palliyaguruge and Jeremiah Matibiri to take the players off with the sun setting, the light only got worse, but after all it is a batting side decision weather to continue or not and in a situation where match was really favoring Pakistan, Shoaib Malik was more than willing to chase the target when the equation was 21 of 12 balls thanks to Malik who master minded the chase along with Aamer Yamin  which was looking rather slim when Pakistan slumped to 76 for 6.If the match would have continued Malik could have scored a century which would have been his 9th and he could also become the first Pakistani No. 5 centurion batsman in a run chase. Continue reading “Zimbabwe v Pakistan 2nd ODI”

UEFA Champions League 2015: Recap Wednesday September 30th

Wednesday night’s fixtures saw teams from group A to D playing their second match of the Champions League group stages.

Full-time scores:

Malmo 0-2 Real Madrid

Shakhtar Donetsk 0-3 PSG

CSKA Moscow 3-2 PSV

Manchester United 2-1 Wolfsburg

Astana 2-2 Galatasaray

Atletico Madrid 1-2 Benfica

Borussia Moenchengladbach 1-2 Manchester City

Juventus 2-0 Sevilla Continue reading “UEFA Champions League 2015: Recap Wednesday September 30th”

FIVE THINGS WE LEARNT AS MANCHESTER UNITED BEAT WOLFSBURG 2-1

Earlier tonight we saw Manchester United beat Wolfsburg in a nervy win at Old Trafford.

Wolfsburg drew first blood four minutes into the game as Max Kruse passed the ball to Daniel Caligiuri who finished with ease.

Juan Mata restored parity at the 34th minute after Caligiuri gave away a penalty. Chris Smalling won the match for Manchester United after pouncing on the rebound at the 53rd minute of the match. Following are a few talking points on the match: Continue reading “FIVE THINGS WE LEARNT AS MANCHESTER UNITED BEAT WOLFSBURG 2-1”

UEFA Champions League 2015 : Recap for Tuesday 29th September

Tuesday night’s fixture list had a similar outlook to match day one of the champions league. England’s finest had an off day as both Arsenal and Chelsea lost their respective games to Olympiakos and FC Porto. On the other hand Valencia and Barcelona won both their games against Lyon and Bayern Leverkusen.

High flying Bayern Munich totally dominated Dinamo Zagreb in a 5-0 win, while Bate Borisov shocked AS Roma  with a 3-2 win . Continue reading “UEFA Champions League 2015 : Recap for Tuesday 29th September”