Champions League: Tuesday’s Round of 16 Results and Recap

Photo via: abc.com If you did at all see any of the scorelines from Tuesday’s games, which included a 4-0 handling of Barcelona from Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), and a 1-0 defeat for Dortmund, who could not get their attack going against Benfica. Both results are nearly the opposite of what I predicted. My picks were a 2-1 Barcelona victory, and a 3-0 Dortmund victory. PSG … Continue reading Champions League: Tuesday’s Round of 16 Results and Recap

Champions League: Today’s Round of 16 Matchups and Predictions

Photo via: Huffingtonpost.com Paris Saint-Germain vs Barcelona Lionel Messi and Barcelona travel to the Parc des Princes to take on PSG in what should be an exciting first round match up. The teams have met five times in past four years. Barcelona have won three out of the last five, and drawn one. Messi comes into the game leading scoring for the Champions League, with … Continue reading Champions League: Today’s Round of 16 Matchups and Predictions

Liverpool Secures First Win of 2017

Photo via: Mirror.co.uk Liverpool has finally gotten their first win of 2017 after what seemed like an eternity. The Reds beat the second place Tottenham Hotspur by a score of 2-0, thanks to a rapid brace from Sadio Mane. Liverpool had been dropping points over the past month, and this win boosted them back into the top four, and only a point back from Tottenham. … Continue reading Liverpool Secures First Win of 2017

Cameroon Wins Africa Cup of Nations

Photo via: CNN.com The Cameroon Lions have defeated the Egypt Pharaohs by a score of 2-1 in the Africa Cup of Nations final. This is the Lions’ fifth title, and their first in 15 years. The new Cameroon coach, Hugo Broos, has shown he can deliver silverware back to the nation that has missed it for so long. Supersub Vincent Aboubakar delivered a brilliant 88th minute … Continue reading Cameroon Wins Africa Cup of Nations

Phillip Lahm to Retire at the End of This Season

Photo via: Skysports.com Phillip Lahm, 33, confirmed his retirement early Tuesday, following a 1-0 win over Wolfsburg, clarifying an initial report by German publisher SportBild. The Bayern Munich Captain stated after the DFB Cup win that he is “capable of giving my best until the end of the season but no longer” when asked about his retirement. The German international, who is on contract until … Continue reading Phillip Lahm to Retire at the End of This Season

January Transfer Window Signings

Photo via: USAToday.com Biggest Signing: Oscar to Shanghai SIPG for £60 million In one of the most bizarre Chinese club signings yet, we saw Oscar, the Brazilian attacking midfielder, leave his longtime club of Chelsea for the big money China leagues. Despite being nearly a record signing for any departing Premier League player so far, we can expect to see higher fees for big name players … Continue reading January Transfer Window Signings