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Real Madrid vs Barcelona: How derided Paulinho can determine El Clasico

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Real Madrid vs Barcelona: How derided Paulinho can determine El Clasico   Coming into the season, Real Madrid were supposed to dominate where Barcelona would flounder. The Supercopa de España success before the campaign kicked off seemed to suggest that Los Blancos would run away with the La Liga title once more. Poor dealings in the transfer window and Ney...

Player Focus: The Ongoing Effect of Brazil's Catastrophic Defeat to Germany

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Player Focus: The Ongoing Effect of Brazil's Catastrophic Defeat to Germany   For all the relentlessness of the Premier League machine, and all that the accumulation of games and results eradicate the effect of previous ones, there are some matches that aren't so easy to minimise or just wave away. Sometimes, a player can’t be as good as his last game because on...

Match Focus: 5 Talking Points from Brazil's 7-1 Loss to Germany

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Match Focus: 5 Talking Points from Brazil's 7-1 Loss to Germany A nation is in shock. The people of Brazil, a country in which social and economic problems have taken something of a backseat to the main event that is a World Cup in the home of football, have been overwhelmed by hosting the biggest football tournament on the planet. There was, before Neymar's co...

Player Focus: Paulinho's Poor Performances Denting Brazil's World Cup Hopes

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Player Focus: Paulinho's Poor Performances Denting Brazil's World Cup Hopes   When Paulinho secured a £17m switch to Tottenham Hotspur from Corinthians last summer, comparisons were drawn between the midfielder and Chelsea legend Frank Lampard. "I intend to follow in his (Lampard’s) footsteps as he is a very professional guy," the Brazil international said...

Match Focus: Analysing the Midfield Battle Central to World Cup Opener

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Match Focus: Analysing the Midfield Battle Central to World Cup Opener   It's now a matter of days away. The World Cup returns this Thursday with an exciting opening game to look forward to as host nation and tournament favourites Brazil face Croatia. It's arguably the most star-studded curtain raiser for the competition in recent memory.Fans of the Seleç&...

Team Focus: The Problem With Tottenham's Attack

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Team Focus: The Problem With Tottenham's Attack   There is no side in the Premier League whose attack has so failed to live up to expectations this season as Tottenham’s. Only Crystal Palace and Sunderland have scored fewer than Spurs’ nine goals in 12 games so far, and that figure becomes even more worrying when it’s cons...

Team Focus: Solid Midfield the Base for Improvement at Tottenham

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Team Focus: Solid Midfield the Base for Improvement at Tottenham   There is a danger, amid the hoohah over Gareth Bale’s probable departure from Tottenham, that the excellent business they have done this summer is overlooked. On Sunday, as they produced a competent if not especially thrilling 1-0 victory over Swansea City, their starting line-up ...

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