Blog – The Match

Roberto Firmino’s late winner at Crystal Palace kept Liverpool’s unbeaten league run intact. After another dramatic win, Ale Moreno says there’s too many signs Liverpool will win the title. LONDON — Liverpool are a fabulous, thrilling, football team in full flow. All controlled aggression, relentless pace, viscerally incisive attacks, loosely organised chaos. But the reason
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BOURNEMOUTH, England — As the Bournemouth players departed the pitch after the final whistle, with broad smiles and hearty congratulations, it felt pretty churlish to suggest that beating Manchester United is nothing special these days. But how can it be considered a big deal to defeat a team that have lost to Crystal Palace, West
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Marcus Rashford’s stunning free kick downs Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Watch the Carabao Cup on ESPN+. LONDON — Jose Mourinho called Marcus Rashford “the kid” when he was Manchester United manager, but “the kid” celebrates his 22nd birthday on Thursday and now suddenly seems like an elder statesman at Old Trafford. Not just in age, but
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MANCHESTER — Sometimes, a team’s prospects cannot be boiled down to the outcome of one game. As tempting as it is to assess Liverpool’s title credentials or Manchester United’s ability to kick-start their faltering season after Sunday’s 1-1 draw at Old Trafford, sometimes the outcome is nothing more than what it is: the result at
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Tottenham’s Jan Vertonghen admitted he wouldn’t sleep and had a lot of negative thoughts in his head after they’re 7-2 loss to Bayern Munich. Craig Burley says Mauricio Pochettino got his tactics wrong and should shoulder the blame for Tottenham’s record-setting defeat against Bayern. The FC crew examine how Serge Gnabry has come into his
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