Articles by Srijandeep Das
Oct 03, 2019
Champions League round-up: Salzburg shock and awe Liverpool, Real Madrid's underwhelming season continues, Bayern's seven-goal romp over Spurs and moreBayern Munich, Tottenham Hotspur, Real Madrid, Club Brugge, Liverpool FC, Salzburg enthralled audiences, at the expense of each other. We look at some of the highlights and the talking points that filled the column inches across Europe and the world this midweek.
Oct 01, 2019
Premier League: Manchester United, Arsenal play out a watered-down version of champagne football from yesteryearGoals from Scott McTominay and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for Manchester United and Arsenal respectively were highlights of the punches exchanged in last night’s Premier League match, but that simply plastered over the calciferous joints of the clubs who find themselves in the limbo of mid-table.
Sep 23, 2019
Premier League: Liverpool prevail over Chelsea, but Frank Lampard's men can take courage from second-half displayFrank Lampard, even though he was down on his haunches after a Mason Mount miss that could have equalised the game, can draw a lot of courage from his charges. No one has pushed Liverpool as far as Chelsea did this season at Stamford Bridge.
Sep 19, 2019
Champions League: Hector Herrara's last-minute goal saves Atletico Madrid; Angel Di Maria shines with a brace against RealThe second matchday of the first game-week of the 2019-20 edition of the Champions League featured Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid, PSG, and Juventus.
Sep 17, 2019
Champions League Preview: In-form Napoli, Liverpool clash in battle of attacking prowess; troubled Valencia meet ChelseaLiverpool have had blushes at Napoli last season, with some inexplicable defending. They have a blooper still in them. Napoli, on the other hand, have to be carefully prodded.
Sep 05, 2019
Premier League first impressions: Leicester City surprise, Liverpool continue juggernaut, Chelsea and Manchester United struggleHere are the first impressions from the 2019-2020 season of the Premier League
Aug 30, 2019
UEFA Champions League draw: Easy pickings for Manchester City, Inter enter group of death and Ronaldo's dinner invitation to MessiA wrap of the most notable events of the UEFA Champions League Draw night
Aug 16, 2019
Barcelona preview: LaLiga champions splash the cash but may end up suffering due to cluelessness of upper managementAt first glance, everything might seem hunky-dory as Barcelona are poised to make it three league titles in a row but look deeper and you'll notice a rot setting in.
Jul 03, 2019
FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: USA's wealth of talent and experience too good for Phil Neville's England in semi-finalWhen England looked to be exhausted from their huffing and puffing, without much direction in their concentrated effort, the USA had the wealth of talent and experience of Mewis and Carli Llyod to bring on. While
Jul 02, 2019
FIFA Women's World Cup 2019, semi-finals: Megan Rapinoe-led USA eye legacy as stoic England chase tournament historyFor the USA though, it’ll be a mission in quelling England’s shouts of “it’s coming home.” The catchphrase first used by the men’s England national football team, presupposes that football has a home and that it is England