Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Arsenal Beat Manchester United, Sid Lowe in Spain, Tim Vickery in Brazil, Paolo Bandini in Italy, Champions League, No Beers For Racists

Wow! After reading all the stuff about the great Man U/Arsenal matches over the years it really makes you think that the latest iteration won't be up to snuff. Not so! These two sides turned back the clock in a pulsating affair that ended 2 - 1 in favor of the visitors. And you know what? The referee was actually quite good! That hasn't happened in a while! Check the rhyme:

Manchester United 1 - 2 Arsenal: Phil McNulty at Old Trafford
Manchester United 1 - 2 Arsenal: Daniel Taylor at Old Trafford
Manchester United 1 - 2 Arsenal: Three Quick Observations
Manchester United 1 - 2 Arsenal: Five Talking Points
Manchester United 1 - 2 Arsenal: Five Things We Learned
Manchester United 1 - 2 Arsenal: Three Things We Learned

Here's your draw for the FA Cup Semi-Finals:

Bradford or Reading vs. Arsenal
Aston Villa vs. Liverpool or Blackburn
Ties to be played April 18/19

In Serie A last night, Paul Pogba boosted Juventus' title hopes with another sick (winning) goal in Turin. Juve are now 11 points clear. In the other match, Lazio had little trouble with Fiorentina, dispatching La Viola 4 - 1 in Rome.


Where? Spain. Who? Guillem Balague. What? Madrid are seriously considering sacking coach Carlo Ancelotti

Where? Germany. Who? Uli Hesse. What? The Fall of VfB Stuttgart

Where? Brazil. Who? Tim Vickery. What? Dunga has much to ponder

More matches today! The Champions League returns. Real Madrid have pretty much got it locked up, but Porto and Basel have it all to play for. Here:

Champions League: Key Questions
Real Madrid vs. Schalke 04: Preview
Porto vs. Basel: Preview

Tuesday = Marcotti's Musings. This week Gab is gabbing that Barcelona take a big edge in La Liga's title race, Lyon rebound in style, more.

Major League Soccer has resumed, and with it, Power Rankings!

Woof! That'll do for this Tuesday. Keep it tite.



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