Champions League Final: Inter-Bayern

If Bayern's passage into the Champions League final had the look and feel of a formality in Lyon, Inter battled, scraped, cheated, resisted and frustrated a superior opponent to capitalize on the first leg advantage and survived to reach the competition's final. Barcelona ran out of time after … Continue reading

Inter Back on Top, Chelsea Back on Track

No surprises in England and Spain, where Chelsea - Man United, Barcelona - Real Madrid, respectively, kept their title ambitions on pace. In Italy, another story, as Roma's Scudetto dreams may have slipped away courtesy of a second half Pazzini dopietta that placed Sampdoria in pole position for … Continue reading

Advantage Fulham and Atletico

English teams completed long, grueling journeys to arrive at their Europa League semifinal matches and it showed. Liverpool hardly created scoring chances in Madrid and will have to fight hard to overturn Atletico's narrow advantage. Fulham fared better, managing to prevent Hamburg from taking a … Continue reading

Champions League Notes – Semis

Bayern Munich and Inter Milan took important steps toward reaching the final of the competition, as Lyon missed an opportunity and the defending champion Barcelona was overpowered out of the beautiful game. Internazionale Milano - Barcelona 3-1 Mourinho's tactic for this match was a carbon … Continue reading

Roundabout

The action kicked off in Milano on Friday as Inter took over the Serie A lead with a feel-good victory over Juventus, but had less than 48 hours to savor the top spot as Roma came from behind to defeat hated cross-town rival Lazio and re-take the Serie A lead on Sunday. Arsenal definitively … Continue reading