The supporters had been warming up for hours before the encounter, downing beers and singing songs at various locations in the city before making their way to the game. Fans who arrived on chartered buses lit barbeques and shared crates of beer by the side of the road.
But with Coutinho having since gone on loan to Bayern Munich for last season, and with question marks over whether the winger will stay at Barcelona for the new campaign, the Brazilian has ceded the number to Griezmann.
“This is defined under rule number 12 as behaviour that is clearly against the rules and should be seen as independent of any political message,” said Lutz Michael Froehlich, head of the elite referees unit of the DFB.
It will be true domestically and in continental competition, where United are back in the big time. Their recent record does not augur well. Solskjær’s timing was impeccable in securing third place on the very last day but since Sir Alex Ferguson left in May 2013 a Champions League quarter-final under David Moyes the following […]
He enjoyed an impressive debut season with Los Blancos, scoring 13 goals in 29 LaLiga appearances, though he fell out of favour when Zidane took charge and signed for Bayern – then coached by Ancelotti – on a two-year loan in 2017.
Manchester United’s summer has brought in just once signing in Dawson’s Creek’s James Van De Beek but Ed Woodward will not be stopping there. No, a left-back, centre-back and a forward are wanted. Who might they be? Vitaliy Mykolenko of Dynamo Kiev and Sergio Reguilón of Real Madrid are left-backs, as is Porto’s Alex Telles. […]
25 Years of Rangeela: Two and a half decades later, Urmila Matondkar’s casual style – from co-ords, skater dresses, leotards with scarfs to the oversized shirts, high-waist jeans and wool berets continue to be one of the main talking points of this film. Read more
9 – Portugal named Ronaldo in their Euro 2004 squad at the end of his first season at Old Trafford. The then-teenager scored twice and was named in the official team of the tournament, beginning a love affair with the Euros that has yielded nine goals in total – two more than he has managed […]
Although there have been only fleeting glimpses of Foden in a Manchester City shirt, he has certainly made an impact. In his 11 starts this term, Foden’s had a hand in nine goals (seven assists, two goals), while he also has the best minutes-per-assist record (155) across all competitions of Premier League players to have […]
MAN UTD NEWS LIVE: Click here for the latest United news In contrast, ESPN suggest Holland midfielder Donny van de Beek’s move from Ajax last week was completed quickly and smoothly because the Ajax star was content to fit into United’s pay structure.