Bayern Munich and Juventus: Leading Giants

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There is no doubt that FC Bayern Munich and Juventus FC are two of the strongest teams in Europe this season. Even for any person who barely watches football, their strong positions in the Champions League alone demonstrate their places amongst Europe’s elite. Moreover, both are dominating their respective domestic leagues. Bayern are ten points […] READ MORE


Italy vs Uruguay: Analysis of a "knock-out" game

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In this actual “Group of Death”, these two footballing powerhouses, Italy and Uruguay, have already been taken down by Costa Rica. They both have lacked a decent defense in the game and Uruguay and Italy ended up losing to Costa Rica 3-1 and 1-0 respectively. Now with Italy playing Uruguay in the last match of the […] READ MORE


Italy vs Costa Rica: Tactical Analysis

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The Azzurri came away with a 2-1 victory in their opening game of the World Cup.  It wasn’t easy but Cesare Prandelli’s side came away with all three points thanks to a second half goal from Mario Balotelli.  Now the Italians look to get another win against Costa Rica on Thursday.   Italy vs Costa […] READ MORE


The Last of Italy's Golden Generation: The Fab Four

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Buffon, De Rossi, Pirlo and Barzagli. These are names immersed in Italian legend. They are the final four remaining members of Italy’s 2006 FIFA World Cup victory, a team much revered for their perserverance on the pitch despite the distractions back home in the form of the “Calciopoli” scandal. These four men, beards now greying, […] READ MORE


Napoli: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly – Match #12

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Getting three points on the road vs Juventus was a demanding task on Napoli, one in which they failed by losing 3-0. The scoreline of 3-0 was not indicative of the actual game play between Napoli vs Juventus, however. Juventus scored within two minutes, followed by two more in the second half. The goals were […] READ MORE


Euro Football Rundown

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A great set of World Cup Qualifiers was immediately followed by fantastic Euro football league action this weekend. After Sweden’s daring comeback against the Germans in Berlin in midweek, Milan and Deportivo attempted to repeat their own personal resurgences while Bayern, Barcelona and Juventus continue to dominate their respective leagues. The following are the five […] READ MORE


Euro Football Weekend Rundown

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What a fantastic derby-weekend in European football this was with some major fixtures taking place in La Liga and the Serie A. The most important being the much anticipated ‘El Clasico’ between Barcelona and Real Madrid, followed by the Derby della Madonnina where the two Milan giants, AC Milan and Inter FC, battled it out […] READ MORE


Chasing the Scudetto – Week Three

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The first set of World Cup qualifiers have past, so now it’s back to Serie A action this weekend starting with AC Milan versus Atalanta at the San Siro in Milan. This is the so-called “Lombardy Derby” as both clubs represent the same region. The Rossoneri are fresh from their first win of the season […] READ MORE