featurefootball10 hours ago

Maurizio Sarri has to accommodate Cristiano Ronaldo or risk imploding in Turin

In an Italy where dictatorship has given the Serie A its reputation over the last decade, Juventus decided to hand over the reins to the one man nearly toppled their regime. But while Maurizio Sarri deserves the gig, his relationship with Cristiano Ronaldo will make or break his time in Turin.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball4 days ago

Premier League Gameweek 12: Overreaction Monday ft. Sackings, Manchester United and of course VAR

As the saying goes hindsight is 20/20 but when it comes to football rarely does an opinion last more than a weekend unless it genuinely has some point to make. That being said after an action packed weekend of overzealous fans in the Premier League, there were bound to be a few nonsensical debates.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball8 days ago

Unai Emery needs to find his way or find the highway

With a smorgasbord of managers available to them, Arsenal picked Unai Emery in the hopes that the serial Europa League winner could help them move on from a club dominated by one man. But more often than not life is never fair and it's now Emery's time to either step up or step out of the rat race.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball16 days ago

Southampton need to "Leicester City" their way back to prominence

After a humiliating loss, there are really only two ways to get back up. The first is to give up completely and resign to mediocrity eventually fading away and the second is to transform into the 1996/97 Red Devils. Either way, Southampton needs to find a way forward and stop moving backwards.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball19 days ago

Thomas Muller, Mesut Ozil and the death of the Trequartista

In a world of heavy pressing, high defensive lines, heavy metal football and consistent robotic performances, there's no longer space for a lackadaisical brilliant player. No longer place for a defensive passenger, no longer a place for a pure trequartista to simply put on his boots and dominate.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball21 days ago

Fantasy Premier League Gameweek 10 – The Gamechangers

With an average of 37 points, Gameweek 9 was the worst ones so far and that has seen a few FPL bosses to panic with nearly 200,000 wildcards activated. Panicking is always the right move and ahead of the 11pm (IST) Friday night deadline one needs to remember that FPL is a marathon and not a sprint.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball22 days ago

2019 Europa League | Know Your Opponent – FK Partizan

Who doesn’t love the Europa League? Where no-one knows who they are playing and you’d be hard sold to find a fan or team who loves dancing across Europe to play teams that no-one really knew even existed. But that’s Manchester United’s fate and in FK Partizan they face Belgrade’s’ legends.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootballa month ago

Are Tottenham really in crisis or is it just a glitch in the matrix

Poet Samuel Coleridge coined the term “suspension of disbelief” centuries ago which means ignoring the real and believing the surreal. Tottenham personified that phrase last term but now that Spurs, their fans and critics have snapped out of it, are they in crisis?? Or is it just growing pains??
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootballa month ago

Will the Derby d’Italia decide the fate of Italy

“Man, I hit him with punches that'd bring down the walls of a city. Lawdy, Lawdy, he's a great champion.” That's what Joe Frazier said after a masterclass of a fight against the true GOAT Muhammad Ali. The Derby d’Italia has the same circumstances surrounding it and it could mark the end of an era.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball2 months ago

Fantasy Premier League Gameweek 7 – Captain Picks

A tough run of fixtures and the season of the defender hasn’t turned up, which has brought about a fantasy manager’s biggest problem, the captain. With one big game, one tough game, and just three games for the top six among others, it will see managers panic and switch options before the deadline.
Siddhant Lazar