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Month: February 2022

EFL Cup Kepa

EFL Cup Final: The Flag is up

It was all written in the stars for Kepa Arrizabalaga. He was left out for the FIFA Club World Cup final despite excelling in the semi-final, and it was a similar story here. But with the match going to penalties, it was his time to shine. When his number went up on the board, there was excitement in the air, a sense that he might repeat his Super Cup feat from August. Alas, it wasn’t …

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Havertz

Kai Havertz: Fee repaid?

When discussing the issue of Kai Havertz, it’s hard not to look back at the curious case of Fernando Torres. Unknowingly, there are similarities between the Chelsea careers of the two forwards, nearly ten years apart. Of course, there are a differences too, not least that Torres, at 26, was a 50 million established superstar after scoring goals for Atletico Madrid and Liverpool, while Havertz, at 21, was a young star with potential when he …

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UCL Round of 16 2nd leg

UCL Round of 16 1st leg review

Halfway point then. The UCL Round of 16 1st leg games are done. And the ties are exactly on the melting pot. The 16 remaining challengers have sized each other up. They have conducted their initial analysis. And now, the battle must be won and lost. The first legs of these ties are usually one where the ties are not won. However, funnily enough, battles are lost here. Teams, hence, err on the caution at …

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Football's best partnerships

Football’s best partnerships

F for football. F for February. And of course, l for love. But also, l for la magique. February is the month of love and the language of love is beautifully expressed through the most beautiful game in the world. Football. And much like love, football is not a one person affair. Football’s best in partnerships. So, when it clicks, there usually is magic to behold. In the world’s most popular game, fans have usually …

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UCL Round of 16

UCL Round of 16: Fantasy picks

The Champions League is back! UCL Round of 16 returns with its myriad twists and multiple turns. This is where the continental competition really begins to take flight. The big boys strap their boots. Literally. And make that strut to the pitch. The place where the lights shine bright. And the eyeballs fix gaze. The great stage where magicians take entry. And weave their wand to transport into a world of make believe. Welcome back …

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