Sunday, September 21, 2014
COMMENT: The Argentine shone in a deeper role as Luis Enrique's side thrashed Levante to extend their impressive winning streak in 2014-15
The ex-Manchester United man had his star team-mate to thank after his early error had looked set to hand Palermo victory over Inter
The former Blues star rescued a point against the side he served for 13 years but the champions are still failing to hit the heights they reached last season
Louis van Gaal's men were two goals clear, twice, only to allow Nigel Pearson's men to fight back and claim a 5-3 win in dramatic circumstances at the King Power Stadium
COMMENT: Two of world football's finest strikers go head-to-head at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday as Manuel Pellegrini's champions welcome Jose Mourinho's chief contenders
COMMENT: The Reds were comprehensively outplayed by West Ham to suffer a third defeat in their first five matches, and the manager now has problems at both ends of the pitch
COMMENT: President Aurelio De Laurentiis has found his hands tied by the financial outlay of last summer and a lack of Champions League football this term
SPECIAL REPORT: The new boss at Old Trafford is determined to get to the bottom of the club's injury crisis and ensure that all his players are in top condition
Saturday, September 20, 2014
The reigning champions maintained their 100 per cent start to the season with a 1-0 win at San Siro and once again illustrated just how irresistible they are in Italy
COMMENT: The Basque midfielder came in with half an hour left and added a stability which allowed Real to go on and kill off the game against Deportivo
COMMENT: The Rossoneri have looked more creative in attack in two games since selling the Italy star than they ever did when he wore the red and black stripes
COMMENT: The Portuguese has hit the heights of a wonderful career at the Santiago Bernabeu, but could the club have done more to achieve greater success in that time?
Friday, September 19, 2014
COLUMN: It has become an accepted reality that coaches are sacked when results dry up - why not employ them on a short-term basis to let them work in peace?
EXCLUSIVE: The Croatia international has nothing but praise for the experienced playmaker, while also hailing Lionel Messi and Neymar's individual quality
Could the answer to the Super Eagles' offensive deficiencies be found in Major League Soccer, in Seattle Sounders' hotshot striker?
Thursday, September 18, 2014
The €50 million man played just 62 minutes in the 2-0 defeat by Borussia Dortmund, again prompting questions over his value to Arsenal and position in the starting XI
Porto's hat-trick hero, Roma star Gervinho and Arsenal's tormentor Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang all make the cut in our first select XI of the season
PROFILE: Every Europa League Thursday, Goal profiles a new starlet under the age of 21 who could be set for big things in the game. Here we look at the Fiorentina winger ...
After a four-month break, Europe's top tournament is back and there were some intriguing ties played out on the opening matchday
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
COMMENT: The young midfielder made a superb debut as Barcelona beat APOEL 1-0 in an otherwise disappointing Champions League clash at Camp Nou