Leicester City vs Arsenal If you had been asked at the start of the Premier League season to guess which of these sides would be in joint second and who would lie in 11th place going into the final weekend in February, the vast majority would have placed Arsenal above Leicester City in their estimates.
Manchester City vs West Ham United Saturday lunchtime in the Premier League, just two days after the runaway league leaders have flown back from European exertions in Germany, may give opponents of Manchester City hope they are there for the taking. Perhaps against most clubs that lack recovery time would be an advantage. But such
Atletico Madrid 0-1 Chelsea For almost 70 minutes of this Champions League tie, opinion may well have been divided on the performance of Atletico Madrid. Sure, the majority of observers would have felt they were very ordinary and negative, at times playing with six men behind the ball and without a solitary effort on target.
Atletico Madrid vs Chelsea For the first time in the whole of 2020/21, there are question marks against Atletico Madrid. Yes, they still lead La Liga and are in control of their own destiny but a run of one league win in four matches – including a 1-1 draw at Levante before a 2-0 home
West Ham United 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur As I reflected on this scoreline, it dawned on me that Jesse Lingard actually scored the very first and final goals of Jose Mourinho’s reign as manager of Manchester United. There’s no chance Lingard’s winner in this contest will have similar consequences but the on-loan United player has certainly