Emery’s line-up was a bit of a gamble in a few senses. Marco Verratti was just coming back from a calf injury, but he held up long enough to be a vital distributor for the goal scorers. His tandem partner Adrien Rabiot was the man-of-the-match, playing a stifling defense to protect a good but shuffled… Continue reading How PSG Overran Barcelona – Latest From the Touchline Column on @ByFarBlog
A story line from today's Barcelona UEFA Champions League 2-0 victory over Arsenal is a late booking by Barca's Gerard Pique. Late in the second half, the defender slide into the Gunner's Danny Welbeck and was shown a yellow card, which due to card accumulation meant he would be suspended for the second leg against… Continue reading Barcelona Manager Enrique Should Be Praised for Pique Strategy
Naming your rivalry "The Classic" is setting a standard too high for the game to reach... ever.
Soccer leagues across the world honored Paris Saturday, but each way was unique and important.