Articles by Sreya Mazumder
Apr 29, 2019
Premier League: Mediocre Chelsea have nobody to blame but themselves after sluggish show against Manchester UnitedChelsea might just scrape through into the top-four courtesy all the mediocrity they are surrounded by, in the league table but they aren’t completely out of the woods yet; and they have nobody else to blame but themselves.
Mar 02, 2019
LaLiga: Onus on Real Madrid to avenge midweek El Clásico loss against Barcelona and revive fading title challengeThe onus will be solely on Real Madrid as they try to find their feet again in a league which is constantly evolving, yet getting dominated by Barcelona.
Feb 19, 2019
Champions League: History in Liverpool's favour as Jurgen Klopp stares down old nemesis Bayern MunichStatistics and history are in Liverpool’s favour as well, firmly cementing Bayern’s status as the bonafide underdogs in the first leg, for Liverpool has not lost to German opponents in nineteen previous occasions at the Anfield, winning sixteen of those
Feb 11, 2019
Premier League: Chelsea's systemic faults resurface against Manchester City as Maurizio Sarri struggles for answersMaurizio Sarri as well as the board are quickly running out of options to salvage Chelsea's season and the club's future in terms of being a competitive entity which can challenge for the title on a regular basis
Dec 19, 2018
Jose Mourinho’s inability to adapt to changing times in European football led to his downfall at Manchester UnitedIt wasn’t simply Mourinho's tactical outlook which was the problem at Carrington, but his overall demeanour – it is hardly a secret that the present Mourinho is merely a shadow of his charming, witty former self.
Dec 09, 2018
Premier League: Maurizio Sarri's minute adjustments to system pay off as Chelsea snap Manchester City's unbeaten runManchester City started the game on the front foot, pressing high and creating pressure on the Chelsea backline which has been the most vulnerable aspect of Sarri’s team
Dec 08, 2018
Premier League: Chelsea's dip in form comes at worst possible time as they host Pep Guardiola's unrelenting Manchester CityPep Guardiola's Manchester City side not only look invincible but seem capable of going the distance in all competitions, although they are prone to occasional missteps.
Dec 06, 2018
Ballon d'Or: Norwegian footballer Ada Hegerberg's onstage ordeal is stark reminder of the pervasiveness of misogyny in sportThat the institution of sports is one of the most gender-traditional fields is a barely denied fact, but the fact that the first ever Ballon d'Or Feminin had to even face such a ridiculous question is deplorable by all counts.
Nov 25, 2018
Premier League: Vibrant Tottenham Hotspur hand Maurizio Sarri's Chelsea project a cold, harsh reality checkChelsea fell hard on their face on their latest trip to Wembley as Tottenham Hotspur condemned Maurizio Sarri’s ‘project in progress’ to a crushing 3-1 defeat as Pochettino’s side put an end to the unbeaten run of the Blues
Nov 04, 2018
Premier League: Unai Emery’s Arsenal revival project showed promising signs in crackling encounter against LiverpoolArsenal have come up a long way from the days when they simply rolled over and allowed their opponents to maraud over them at the first sign of trouble. But they’re still a work in progress and need to go many miles more.