FFW Pod – PSGlee – Football Article

After a tricky week, featuring a frustrating Coupe de France game against third-tier opposition, a lengthening injury list, and being behind at the bookies, PSG still managed to dazzle at Old Trafford as they beat Manchester United 2-0 in the Champions League. Kris, Jez and Phil break down how the hell that happened, and many other things. The podcast is available on Soundcloud: Some of the articles mentioned in this week’s pod were: Five…

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Manchester United hit with twin blows with Lingard and Martial injuries Manchester United – Football Article

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has confirmed that Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard will both be out for between two and three weeks due to injury. Both players had to be substituted during Tuesday night’s Champions League defeat to Paris Saint-Germain and neither will be available for Monday’s FA Cup fifth-round clash with Chelsea. But Alexis Sánchez – who reportedly picked up a knock after colliding with the linesman before he even came on the pitch in mid-week –…

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Liverpool edge deserved victory against dysfunctional PSG • Outside of the Boot – Football Article

Siyang Xu writes a detailed tactical analysis about the UEFA Champions League match that ended Liverpool 3-2 PSG. Liverpool faced PSG in arguably the biggest match up of the opening round of Champions League fixtures. Last year’s beaten finalists did an impressive job of controlling the match, with particular focus on protecting against counter attacks from the dangerous trio of Mbappe, Cavani and Neymar, whilst still managing to create overloads in wide areas to create threatening attacking situations. The Parisians,…

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Manchester United didn’t show any attacking impetus vs PSG – Football Article

Former Manchester United star Rio Ferdinand believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side didn’t show any attacking impetus vs PSG. The two European giants clashed in the Round of 16 tie at Old Trafford with the French champions winning 2-0. United weren’t favourites for the fixtures but many believed a respectable result may be on the cards after the absences of Neymar and Edinson Cavani. Unfortunately that wasn’t the case with PSG cruising through the match with relative ease. Former…

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Solskjaer accepts ‘reality check’, defends ‘unlucky’ Pogba – Football Article

Date published: Tuesday 12th February 2019 11:38 Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits the defeat to PSG offered Manchester United a ‘reality check’ after a run of 11 games unbeaten since he took over. The Red Devils were no match for PSG once the Ligue 1 side upped the tempo in the second half of their Champions League last 16 first-leg clash at Old Trafford. Goals from Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe have given United an uphill task but Solskjaer is adamant that the…

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Solskjaer says ‘mountains are there to be climbed’ after 2-0 defeat to PSG in UCL – Football Article

Manchester United’s hopes of progressing to the quarter finals of the Champions League were dealt a hammer blow tonight, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side slipped to a disappointing 2-0 defeat to PSG at Old Trafford. Despite, the French Champions being without star attackers Neymar and Edison Cavani, Thomas Tuchel’s side outclassed a lacklustre United. Former Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria was widely booed by the home crowd throughout, but the Argentina international would have the last laugh laying on…

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Solskjaer warns that PSG defeat is not season defining; refuses to accept tie is over – Football Article

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned tonight’s 2-0 defeat against Paris Saint-Germain won’t be season defining, and his Manchester United players will learn from it. The Norwegian was clearly unimpressed with suffering his first defeat as United manager but he refused to accept the tie is offer, despite considering two away goals which gives the French giants a massive advantage towards qualifying for the quarter-finals. Solskjaer had gone 11 games without a defeat prior to tonight, so it’s essential to offer…

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N’Golo Kante linked with PSG, talk of rift with Sarri – Football Article

Shaun Botterill/Getty Images French publication Le10Sport have published a downright laughable report about Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante… We feel bad giving this sort of bullsh*t airtime, but as much as our responsibility is to report on the latest news at Chelsea football club, it is also important for us to drawn attention to complete nonsense so that the fanbase isn’t fooled. Le10Sport believe that relations between N’Golo Kante and Maurizio Sarri have gone south. It’s thought to be relating…

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Like father, like son – is Timothy Weah destined for greatness? – Football Article

Weah is a legendary name amongst football with George Weah an ex-Ballon d’Or winner and player of Paris Saint-Germain and A.C. Milan to name a few. His son Timothy is quickly rekindling the family name during his current loan spell at Celtic FC. George Weah, was the first African player to ever win the Ballon d’Or and is still the only player from Africa to take the award. Embed from Getty Images His fantastic career is one that will always…

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Willian to PSG latest as Chelsea combat intense Deadline Day speculation – Football Article

There’s been plenty of talk and not a lot of action on Deadline Day as Willian is supposedly subject of increased last minute interest from Paris St-Germain – say multiple sources. Sky Sports a few hours ago stated that PSG were indeed interested and that they would be looking to pursue a deal with just hours until the window closes for the Brazilian. The Metro then followed up by stating that Willian’s representatives are in Paris this afternoon and are awaiting the…

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