Archive | September 20, 2012

Lionard Pajoy steals the headlines as the Union get beaten by DC United

Philadelphia Union 0 – DC United 1 (MLS, September 20, 2012) A dull game sprang to life in the 66th minute when Maicon Santos played a fantastic cross-field ball to Chris Pontius who collected in the box, touched around a defender, and chipped across to former Union striker Lionard Pajoy and the Colombian collected on his […]

Have Fox Soccer totally misread the mood ahead of Liverpool v Manchester United?

The Premier League’s biggest and potentially most emotional clash this weekend comes at Anfield on Sunday as Liverpool host Manchester United in a fixture that barely needs hyping at the best of times. Sir Alex Ferguson has repeatedly called for calm in the build-up and we can expect further messages from players and staff connected […]

Young Boys 3 – Liverpool’s Young Boys 5

Young Boys 3 – Liverpool 5 (Europa League, September 20, 2012) (Alternative highlights 1 & Alternative highlights 2.) Four minutes in Liverpool took the lead thanks to a ridiculous own goal, which came off the face of Juhani Ojala. Another shocker defensively brought the home side back into it as Jose Enrique teed up Rapha Nuzzolo. […]

Spurs continue to struggle at home under AVB, drawing 0-0 with Lazio

Tottenham 0 – Lazio 0 (Europa League, September 12, 2012) (Alternative highlights.) Spurs pressed from the off and were unlucky not to take the lead when Clint Dempsey headed in a Gareth Bale cross which was disallowed for offside. The second half featured a couple more disallowed goals from Tottenham, “scored” by Jermain Defoe and […]