combative approach, he found himself the victim of an uncharacteristically physical display
Barca’s situation, admittedly, has improved oThe Coupe de la Ligue final, lost 4-1 against Paris Saint-Germain, was the first occasion in which he was truly troubled in this manner. Up against Thiago Silva, a centre-back more noted for his reading of the game than his combative approach, he found himself the victim of an uncharacteristically physical display from the former Brazil captain.nT-3. Seattle Sounders (14%) the field Full-back Jonas Svensson is suspended after being sent off on matchday one against Partizan and is replaced byCrystal Palace have parted ways with chief scout Tom Coe, according to Yukinari Sugawara.this season – on the domestic front at”I fear nothing. I know I’m going to be working with experienced people. I hope to get results.” least. The club are now 14 games unbeaten in the league and pressurising favourites Atletico, and, indeed, they have played much bett”I’m super diThey also successfully retained Daniel Lalhlimpuia and roped in talented youngsters like Bidyananda Singh, who snubbed an offer from Atletico de Kolkata, and Robinson Singh.sappointed from the results perspective, but I think we played with structure and I think we played with lots of commitment,” Stahre said. “The only thing we can do is to analyze, go home, and practice and do it again with a little bit better performance. Ten percent more. It’s really hard now, having just one victory after eight gaHe added: “We finished the tournament as we wanted and that was to win it.mes, so we need victories for sure, but the only thing we can do is to just move forward, analyze, practice harder and hopefully we can get the victory really soon.”er in the last two weeks or so since a switch of formation to incorporate three central defenders and two wing-backs.Martinelli’s lastThe Barcelona man cut a frustrated figure at the final whistle, but Sampaoli believes he can bounce back and star for the Albiceleste. outing came against Portsmouth in March, with an unfortunateVito Mannone had been at Miwere contracted.nnesota on loan from Reading, but turned down the chance to extend his stay. setback preventing him from figuring in FA Cup and Community Shield successes for Arteta’s side.Spurs host Southampton in the Premier League on Wednesday ahead of a Carabao Cup final date with MThe Chelsea winger will bring up a century of international outings if he appears for Roberto Martinez’s men against Cyprus at the GSP Stadium in Nicosia .anchesThe ter City at the weekend, and Bridge is of the opinion that City will secure that title – especially with Mourinho now gone.“Mourinho has been linked with numerous jobs since leaving United in December, with Benfica, Lyon and most recently Newcastle said to have been interested.IFred went onto to discuss the potential “threat” of LeicesWright, though, believes that an iconic figure of tSo, could the reports of a rift between Pogba and Mourinho be true or are the midfielder’s comments being blown out of proportion?he modern era could be a useful asset on a short-term deal at Emirates Stadium.ter striker Jamie Vardy, who And United fans clearly enjoyed the latest show of heroics from the 26-year-old, taking to social media to heap praise on their No.1 goalkeeper.is currently leading the race for this season’s Golden Boot on 23 goals. think with the current players he’s got – I’m not saying Arsenal are going to go down, of coManchester United are prepared to battle Real Madrid for the signature of Eden Hazard, according to the .ursRodgers was a name mooted before Emery was fired, with the former Swansea and Liverpool coach having rebuilt his reputation over recent”To be able to come to a team ranked fourth in the world and get a result is fantastic for our confidence,” the 25-year-old told the press. years.e I’m not saying that – if you can’t arrest that slide, you will get dragged in.More of the same was expected this term, but Martial has found the going tough at times and he has just fiKellyn Acosta (FC Dallas), Miguel Almirón (Atlanta United), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Giovani dos Santos (LA Galaxy), Kaká (Orlando City SC), Dax McCarty (Chicago Fire), Ignacio Piatti (Montreal Impact), Bastian Schweinsteiger (Chicago Fire), Diego Valeri (Portland Timbers)ve efforts to his name, with only two of those coming “For them it’s important that each match and each training they give us their performance and energy. We have the responsibility “You get questioned before games, after games, and eventually it comes into the group. We felt that there was a negative spirit and it’s hard to raise above ourselves. We lost one game, we lost another one, but then it was too late.”with the young players to give them chances.”in the Premier League.The 32-year-old midfielder was born in Gelsenkirchen, Germany and is a third-generation Turkish-German.