La Liga Week 4: Madrid Clubs Drop Points and Barcelona Fight Back

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Back from the international break, La Liga decided to give us a trio of matches where the big teams faced off with Basque opposition. Saturday started with Atletico hosting Eibar, followed by the debut of the new Anoeta when Real Sociedad took on Barcelona. The night capped off with a rocking battle at San Mames […] READ MORE



Marcelo Bielsa Fighting for his Job at Lille

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Under Marcelo Bielsa, Lille have struggled in Ligue 1 this season. After resigning as head coach at Serie A side Lazio after just two days in charge and walking out of fellow Ligue 1 team Marseille last season, the Argentine manager is starting to attract criticism from the French media. Bielsa’s Influence An extremely admired […] READ MORE


Antoine Griezmann’s Difficult Decision With Atletico Madrid

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Life and football can often follow similar paths, with major decisions laying the foundation for success and failure. In the case of French forward Antoine Griezmann, his choice to remain with Atletico Madrid this summer may have a massive impact across Europe. Griezmann recently announced that he will be staying in the Spanish capital, acknowledging […] READ MORE



Atlético Madrid 1 Deportivo 0: Match Review

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Atlético Madrid went within two points of rivals Real Madrid at the top of La Liga, as they beat a resolute Deportivo La Coruña 1-0. Diego Simeone could’ve been forgiven for having one eye on his side’s Champions League tie against Bayern Munich on Wednesday, but he opted to play a strong side. Augusto, Nicolás Gaitán and José Giménez were brought into the starting XI following Los Rojiblancos’ excellent 1-1 draw […] READ MORE


Barcelona 1 Atlético Madrid 1: Three Thoughts

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The league title in the Spanish first division often comes down to the performances of three supremely talented clubs. Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atlético Madrid are always heavy favourites, and 2016-17 is certainly no different. Wednesday evening’s match at the Camp Nou was a key early encounter for both Barcelona and Atlético, ending in a […] READ MORE