European Soccer

Wednesday UCL Rewind: Tottenham tops Borussia Dortmund, Real Madrid outlasts Ajax – Football Article

Tottenham Hotspur strongly held off Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday at Wembley Stadium in their opening game of the UEFA Champions League knockout stages. Jan Vertonghen was directly involved in two of Spurs’ three goals in Wednesday’s 3-0 win for the London-based club. The first of the pair was scored by Son Heung-Min as the South Korean drifted into the box and got on the end of a perfectly weighted Vertonghen cross in the 47th minute. Vertonghen doubled his…

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European Weekend Rewind: Arsenal tops Chelsea, Dortmund defeat Leipzig, and more – Football Article

Arsenal hosted a London derby this weekend welcoming Chelsea to Emirates Stadium. The hosts put on a dominant performance topping the Blues 2-0. Arsenal got their opening goal through clever play from Alexandre Lacazette who smashed the Gunners in front in the 14th minute. Laurent Koscielny found a fortunate finish in the 39th minute doubling Arsenal’s lead which proved to be too much for Chelsea. Germany’s biggest fixture this weekend saw current table leaders Borussia Dortmund visit RB Leipzig. Axel…

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Wednesday Ticker: Balotelli set for Marseille move, Bielsa holds surprise press conference, and more – Football Article

Mario Balotelli made a quick impact at Ligue 1 side Nice but has seen his playing time drop dramatically under former French star Patrick Vieira. Balotelli is set for a move to Marseille after being left out of Vieira’s plans following a disagreement in early December. (REPORT) Marcelo Bielsa walked the press through his extensive analysis of his opponents before every match while admitting to observing training sessions of all the club’s rivals. (REPORT) With Mesut Özil not featuring in…

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