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featurefootball4 months ago

Title, relegation and European drama: Welcome to the Ligue 1’s most exciting final day in years

In what has been a certain Ligue 1 for many, many years, for once absolutely nothing is certain and it is a joy to watch. Paris Saint-Germain are, potentially, on the verge of losing their league title with the battle for European places and the relegation playoff spot going down to the final day.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball5 months ago

Beware of the Parisian monsters here to gobble everyone up; ignore them at your own peril

Everyone who has anything to do with football knows the story. If this was a 100 years ago then alongside the myths and legends, songs would have been sung about that night. Neymar’s name would be vibrating through history for centuries after that night. And for PSG, little would change.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball6 months ago

Kylian Mbappe has already won a World Cup; now comes his hardest challenge

He knew he had the world watching. This was after all one of the biggest events of the footballing season and one of the most crucial parts of the tournament. And he’s part of one of the favourites to actually go on and win the thing although in the years past, they’ve struggled with expectations.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball8 months ago

Mauricio Pochettino could be the ideal PSG manager but it all feels like a weird mix

From the moment Paris Saint-Germain appointed Mauricio Pochettino to the moment they walked away with a 1-1 draw against Saint-Etienne since then the air around the club has felt very surreal. Not wrong or right, just surreal although that may be more down to the fact that this just feels weird.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball9 months ago

Dele Alli is teetering wildly on the brink of being forgotten; it's time he changes that

It was like a bolt out of the blue. The chance was nothing more than a half-chance and Crystal Palace knew exactly that, which is probably why they stood off the number 20 and let him take the first touch under pressure but something in Mile Jedinak’s mind realised what was about to happen.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootballa year ago

Barcelona are careening towards a vortex of hell and there seems to be no signs of stopping

Barcelona 2-8 Bayern Munich reads the score-board at the Estadio da Lux in Lisbon. Not since the Estádio Mineirão read a scoreline equally ridiculous have football fans been shell-shocked and slack jawed. 8-2 in a Champions League quarter-final in a game contested by two elite sides.
Siddhant Lazar
featurefootball2 years ago

SportsCafe’s Greatest Team performances of the decade ft. Barcelona and AS Roma

The end of what might be football’s golden decade is upon us and what a decade of the greatest team sport it has been. The underdogs reigned supreme, from Inter Milan’s tactically sensational performance against Pep Guardiola, Netherlands and their revenge against Spain all the way to AS Roma.
Siddhant Lazar