Tags: Manchester United (Soccer Team)

Real Madrid Coasts and Ronaldo Protests in Champions League

Life in the Champions League without Cristiano Ronaldo began for Real Madrid with a comfortable 3-0 win over Roma on Wednesday. Ronaldo’s Champions League experience at Juventus, however, went considerably worse: He received a controversial red card in a 2-0 victory against Valencia, and now faces a suspension that could keep him out of a…

On Soccer: Paul Pogba and the Power of Perception

Again, though, that does not stand up to scrutiny. Pogba and Deschamps have not always been especially close, and even in the days before the World Cup there was talk of a rift, with Pogba using an interview with France Football to suggest his coach change his system, and Deschamps responding by criticizing his performances.…

On Soccer: Manchester City Sizes Up Its Toughest Premier League Opponent: Complacency

By the summer of 2015, the team had won three straight Bundesliga championships. According to Marti Perarnau, the author of “The Evolution,” a depiction of Guardiola’s time in Germany, when the players returned to training that July, they found that the walls at Bayern’s Sabener Strasse facility had been daubed with the number four, in…