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featurefootball3 months ago

2010's World Team of the Decade: Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Manuel Neuer make the cut

It’s been a decade dominated by two men but with three World Cups, a gazillion Champions Leagues, even more league titles and over a million players, it’s been fun. That doesn’t make anybody’s job easy when it comes to picking a team of the decade because both Messi and Ronaldo have to be there.
Siddhant Lazar
newsfootball3 months ago

Draw in El Clasico not good enough, asserts Zinedine Zidane

With the first El Clasico of the season ending in a goalless draw, Zinedine Zidane claimed that a draw was not good enough especially given the way Real Madrid played. The Los Blancos are second in the La Liga but are level on points with Barcelona and only below them because of goal-difference.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball5 months 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
newsfootball7 months ago

Reports | Manchester United to make €75 million bid for Toni Kroos

Manchester United are looking to make a move for Toni Kroos with a €75 million bid for the Real Madrid star. The 29-year-old was offered as a part of a rumoured swap deal for Paul Pogba but while that deal never materialized, the Red Devils are still keen on a move for the World Cup winner.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball7 months ago

ISL 2019-20 | Aim is to learn from stars at Bengaluru FC, says Suresh Wangjam

Signing for defending Indian Super League champions Bengaluru FC has been huge for Suresh Wangjam, but the path will only get tougher for the 19-year-old with him playing a big role in numerous other competitions. But, the Manipur youngster has everything chalked out for the upcoming season.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball3 years ago

Ronaldo’s brace helps Real Madrid become the first team to retain the Champions League

Real Madrid defeated Juventus 4-1 in Cardiff to win the Champions League for a record-extending 12th time. Cristiano Ronaldo justified his status as the ultimate big game player as he scored twice to help Real Madrid become the first team to retain the Champions League last night.
SportsCafe Desk
reportfootball3 years ago

Champions League | Isco seals Real Madrid's final showdown with Juventus

Isco scored a crucial away goal for Real Madrid to ensure that the club will take on Juventus in the Champions League final. Despite losing the semifinal second leg 2-1 to Atletico on the night, Isco’s goal helped Real seal a 4-2 aggregate win as they look to defend the CL crown.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball4 years ago

Tactical Analysis | Modric and Kroos run the show as Real Madrid setup repeat of 2014 final

Zinedine Zidane will head into a Champions League final, 14 years after scoring that wonder goal, but this time as manager. Real Madrid outplayed Manchester City over the two legs in every department, but on the night it was the Modric-Kroos pivot that proved too much for City to handle.
Debarshee Mitra