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It’s just one game but Schalke’s opening day win has brought optimism back to the struggling club. Halfway into the first 45 minutes of Schalke 04’s opening home game, stadium announcer Dirk Oberschulte-Beckmann addressed the crowd with an urgent message: somebody had left their automobile improperly placed in the car park. “Listen matey, I don’t
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Real Madrid opened their La Liga campaign in comfortable fashion, winning 3-0 away to Deportivo, despite Sergio Ramos’ late red card. Few observers were shocked when Sergio Ramos became the most sent-off player in La Liga history late in Real Madrid’s 3-0 La Liga opening weekend win at Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday evening. But
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Mauricio Pochettino says Kieran Trippier could play against Chelsea and calls for an end to talk about Spurs’ Wembley hoodoo. Victor Wanyama says Tottenham won’t be out for revenge against Chelsea at Wembley. Wanyama was speaking at Leagoo’s unveiling as Spurs’ official mobile phone partner. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino stresses the need for more competition
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Dortmund manager Peter Bosz vows to focus only on the players in his squad while Ousmane Dembele remains on strike. Gab Marcotti examines Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s perceived desire to return to Milan, and other options the club may have. Raf Honigstein suggests Ousmane Dembele moving to Barcelona is no guarantee, and explains Dortmund’s looming predicament. DORTMUND,
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Craig Burley and Paul Mariner react to Bayern’s opening win over Leverkusen and discuss the club’s season expectations. Bayern Munich, chasing an unprecedented sixth league title on the trot, overcame Leverkusen 3-1 in the opening contest of their Bundesliga campaign, courtesy of two headers from Bundesliga debutants Niklas Sule and Corentin Tolisso and a Robert
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Gab Marcotti previews the upcoming Serie A season with his predictions for the top four and the Scudetto winner. Serie A is back from its summer holidays this weekend. James Horncastle looks ahead to what could be the most open season in years: Key storylines Milan’s spending Before Paris Saint-Germain signed Neymar, the biggest story
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PSG poke fun at Barcelona’s Super Cup defeat, Cristiano Ronaldo responds to his five-match ban and more in the Sweeper. Not content with cherry-picking one of their biggest stars over the summer, Paris Saint-Germain appeared to troll Barcelona during the latter’s humiliating Spanish Super Cup defeat against Real Madrid on Wednesday. Already trailing 3-1 from
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Hoffenheim scored a late goal to give them a puncher’s chance against Liverpool heading to Anfield for the second leg. The left side of Liverpool’s defence against Hoffenheim was absolutely dreadful. Watch the low-lights from Dejan Lovren and Alberto Moreno. Steve Nicol and the FC crew break down the positives and negatives of Liverpool’s Champions
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