Europe

Brighton Is Playing About As Well As It Did Last Year, Which Is Bad News For The Rest Of The EPL

There has long been a dichotomy amidst the two schools of footballing thought. 

Between good and evil.

Light and dark.

All-out attack and defensive drudgery.

Brighton & Hove Albion has tried both methods during its previous four seasons in the Premier League, yet neither style of play has led the Gulls to a league finish higher than 15th.

Pochettino Did What No Manager Has Done In The Last Decade — He Substituted Lionel Messi Off

Mauricio Pochettino is in the headlines after he made the bold decision to substitute Lionel Messi during Paris Saint-Germain’s tight 2-1 victory against Lyon on Sunday. How many times has Messi been subbed you might ask? Almost never.

With the scored tied at 1-1 Pochettino felt that taking Messi out of the game would help his side. 

Italian Media Says Juventus Has Hit "Rock Bottom" As Club Sits In Relegation Zone

"Life goes on" was the message from coach Massimiliano Allegri after learning of Cristiano Ronaldo's desire to leave last month, but four Serie A games into a future without their former talisman, Juventus continue to go from one disaster to the next

The reaction in Turin to the Portuguese forward's departure for English Premier League side Manchester United was mixed.

Storming A Field To Throw Hands With Opposing Fans Results In Minimal Punishment

Ligue 1 club RC Lens will play two home games behind closed doors pending an investigation into the crowd trouble that marred Saturday's derby against Lille, the league's disciplinary committee said on Monday.

Lens will host Strasbourg on Wednesday and Stade de Reims on Oct. 1, with a decision on the incident to be rendered on Oct. 6, the statement added.

The kickoff to the second half of the Ligue 1 game, which Lens won 1-0, was delayed by about half an hour after crowd trouble erupted at halftime.

Un Desesperado Raúl Jiménez Se Sacó El Protector De Su Cabeza Luego De Volver A Errar Un Gol

Raúl Jiménez intenta e intenta, pero tras cinco jornadas en la Premier League 2021/22 sigue sin anotar goles. La sequía del Lobo incluso comienza a manifestarse en gestos de frustración y hasta desafiando las recomendaciones médicas que recibió tras la fractura de cráneo sufrida en noviembre de 2020.

This One Thing Is Arguably The Worst Part About Being An American Fan Of European Soccer

Being an American fan of a Premier League club or other European team has its ups and downs. On the positive side you get to watch some elite soccer in the morning/afternoon and watching games is extraordinarily simpler today than say 10 years ago.

The downs are still in existence. Rarely (if ever) getting to see your favorite team in person isn’t any fun, having to pay the NBC overlords to stroke their Peacock sucks and still having to deal with Americans that hate soccer is annoying to say the least.

Only One Player Holds The Honor Of Scoring In The Champions, Europa And Conference League

A litany of players can make the claim that they have netted goals in the Champions League and Europa League. With the introduction of the Conference League the question must be asked, has a player scored in the Champions, Europa and Conference League? After the first ever match day in Conference League history, the answer is yes. His name is Lorenzo Pellegrini.

Guns, Drones And UFOs: The Craziest Reasons Football Matches Have Been Postponed

Over the years, soccer matches have been temporarily suspended for a variety of bizarre reasons, whether it be canine pitch invasions, tennis ball protests or a pig head on the pitch, but it takes a heck of a lot for an event to end a match.

After Being Jeered Off To Start Season, Sébastien Haller’s 4-Goal UCL Debut Was Sweet Redemption

LISBON - It was only last month that Sébastien Haller was being jeered off the field but the towering Ajax forward proved his worth on Wednesday with four goals in their 5-1 Champions League win at Sporting Lisbon.

The gangly 27-year-old striker, who Ajax forgot to register for European competition last season, delivered a masterclass in finishing as the Dutch club got the perfect start to their Group C campaign.

Look Away USMNT Fans, Jack Grealish Just Stole Tyler Adams’ Lunch Money And Left Him For Dead

Manchester City and RB Leipzig played the most thrilling game to open up the 2021-22 Champions League season with a nine-goal thriller that saw City win 6-3. American fans won’t want to talk about the Jack Grealish vs Tyler Adams moment for City’s fourth goal.

Adams was caught ball watching and far too lackadaisical tracking back to get to a ball in his final third. His slowness allowed Grealish to pick up the ball and proceed to do horrible things to the American. Close your eyes USMNT fans, Adams is about to get murdered.

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