Ensuring that he is integrated into the ethos of the team has been important, however, and that is happening too. There are signs that Mahrez appreciates the need to press and he recovered possession well for his side against Shakhtar. Perhaps that is the Guardiola effect but it is worth noting that it has always […]
There was more proof of that in the 58th minute as James collected his first goal in 33 games as once more Ighalo showed how well he has settled into the side.
Chelsea will be back in the Champions League next season, but whether a number of those on show here will be is very much in doubt.
“But we showed good character to play the game, then they showed more and more quality and were clinical in our own box so they deserved to be in the next round.
But with no Mbappe available for Thomas Tuchel, on this video evidence he could even be tempted to gamble with Herrera up front if he can replicate his finish in training.
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – AUGUST 08: Pete Alonso #20 of the New York Mets celebrates with J.D. Davis #28 after hitting a 2-run home run to left field in the third inning against the Miami Marlins at Citi Field on August 08, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)
“I started to think, ‘Wow, I don’t know if we’re going to win something but at the very least we are going to enjoy ourselves’. That was how I understood football. Football is a sport to go and enjoy, to go and have a good time with your friends. I felt as if I was […]
It would be tough for Henderson to go from playing regularly to sitting on the bench but is the next step in his development playing 10-15 games per season in the FA Cup and League Cup? He may get the odd start Champions League and Premier League game when De Gea needs a rest, but […]
For the last few minutes of this 50-minute period, O’Brien brings players and coaches together, relatively speaking. The group of about 100 players and coaches spreads out from the goal line to about the 20, and O’Brien does the lesson for the day. Bill Parcells used to do this. Take one or two game situations […]
The key to Jump Club is looking ahead. At times the two arms will sync up, and you’ll need to be preferably on the opposite side of the platform from the arms when that happens. A very slight and niche advantage is given to those nearer the centre, because if you do get swept, it’ll […]