Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp hit back at television pundit and former Manchester United captain Roy Keane on Monday after the Irishman described the Premier League champions' defending in a 3-1 win over Arsenal on Monday as "sloppy.”
Liverpool have won all three of their league games so far this season, beating visiting Leeds United 4-3 and winning 2-0 at Chelsea, but while praising Klopp's side Keane said they had shown the ability to win while not being perfect in defending.
On Thursday, we highlighted what was almost certainly the quickest trip to the monitor by any referee in the VAR era. It took the ref less than a second to make a decision. On Sunday, during Brighton’s comprehensive 3-0 win over Newcastle at St. James’ Park, referee Kevin Friend wanted to spend a bit more time watching Yves Bissouma crack Jamal Lewis in the face.
Sparks flew at halftime during the Swansea vs. Birmingham match when Swans first-team coach Alan Tate appeared to reach for a player’s throat and shove him to the ground. The victim of Tate’s WWE impression was Birmingham’s Jon Toral. The admin for Birmingham’s Twitter account only fanned the flames by posting the incident.
Hamburg defender Toni Leistner went full Eric Dier and then some with a Dynamo Dresden fan after his team was knocked out in the first round of the DFB-Pokal on Monday. Dresden was relegated from the 2. Bundesliga last season but got revenge with a shocking 4-1 upset of Hamburg.
It’s not entirely clear what happened, but the Dresden fan must have said/done something to cause Leistner to jump into the stands and let him have it.
Frank Lampard says he was "amused" by Jürgen Klopp's comments on Chelsea's transfer spending and that Liverpool's heavy expenditure in previous years had laid the foundations for last season's Premier League title triumph.
Chelsea, owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, have spent around $256.36 million to bring in Timo Werner, Kai Havertz, Hakim Ziyech and Ben Chilwell.
Between August 12 and 23 in Lisbon, Portugal, Paris Saint-Germain changed the narrative surrounding the club by advancing to the Champions League final and performing admirably against Bayern Munich.
In the space of four days coinciding with the club’s start to the 2020-21 season, you could say that PSG has reverted to an even lesser version of its old self.
Shortly before the United States entered World War II and sports were put on the back burner, directors and executives were looking for the next big revenue-generating events.
In 1941 — years before the New York Knicks were even founded — Madison Square Garden decided that hosting indoor soccer was a worthwhile adventure, and the promoters weren’t wrong with nearly 10,000 paying customers showing up to watch teams from the American Soccer League literally do battle.