Author Archives: Saxopaulos

Man City Put Stubborn Chelsea To Sword

In a clash of the Beauty and the Beast, Man City been the former won and deservingly so too. Chelsea the defending champions were home at the Bridge but were largely dominated by the Guardiola’s footy juggernauts. City, even on 90 minutes rarely took their foot off the gas in a highly tensed and  hugely entertaining match for the neutrals. The game began with city dominating the proceedings via the eventual match winner Debruyne, and the ageless maestro David Silva, with Raheem Sterling also causing Chelsea’s back line all sorts of  problems with his direct runnings and searing pace. Worthy of mention; days before the match City lost star striker Aguero to broken ribs injury which he got from a car accident in Amsterdam where he  went to see a music concert and after just 30 minutes into the contest Chelsea also lost their star  man Morata to hamstring injury rendering their hitherto threatening attack… Read More »

Match Report: Manchester United Decimates Everton

The game had loads of attraction going into it. First, the headliner topic of Wayne Rooney, Man Utd’s record goals scorer return to the Theatre of Dreams, a place he called home meritoriously for 13 years, secondly, £75 million pounds Romelu Lukaka, his replacement was meeting his former  team mates  since he moved on earlier in the summer, thirdly, Everton’s  dodgy form, and fourthly, some players in the contest had past affiliations with both clubs. Aside Antonio Valencia’s first half 4th mins wonder strike Manchester… Read More »

The English Premier League: Match Day 3 So Far So Good

  Three (3)games played, and 35 more to go. The English Premier footy competition is on fire with so much interesting plots doing the rounds after just 3 matches. From the pundits, to the referees, to the players, to the mangers, to the fans and other fragments of the league, there are no dull moments. This gives credence to the fact that the EPL is the most exciting league in the world. Impressive results such as; Man Utd’ back to back 4-0 victories, Liverpool’s 4-0… Read More »

Premier League Weekend Round Up: Five Things We Learnt

What an opening weekend it was to the new Premier League Season; starting form the Friday’ 7 goals thriller at the Emirates stadium between Arsenal and Leicester City, amidst the hugely entertaining 3-3 scoreline involving Watford vs Liverpool, Rooney’ dream match winning return to the Goodison, defending Champions Chelsea losing at home to Burnley, Huddersfield’… Read More »

Match Report: Defending Champions Chelsea Annihilated by Burnley

Finally, the 2017/2018 English Premier League season has began with interesting results been recorded already. Going into today’s game a lot has been made of the defending champions Chelsea’ thread bare squad which has made the coach Antonie Conte very uncomfortable because of the many competitions they will be involved in, particularly the Champions league… Read More »

The Battle of Santa Clara: Season One

Preamble: “When two Elephants fights the grass suffers”, so says the popular age long proverb. The two Elephants in question here are European juggernauts and they don’t come any bigger than; Real Madrid the Champions League winners, vs Manchester United who are the current holders of the Europa League. There are no questions whatsoever that… Read More »

THE TRANSFER WINDOW: SO FAR SO GOOD

The transfer window so far so good has been a very busy and interesting one with clubs across the European leagues haggling buys and sales of players in an ever increasingly over bloated market; while Man Utd’s pursuit of Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata failed they got Lukaku instead, Arsenal and Mr. Wenger are finally… Read More »