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One Season Later, Joao Felix Is Still A Star To Watch

Reading Time: 2 minutesIt has been one season since Portuguese attacker Joao Felix left his home club Benfica for a challenge abroad for Atletico Madrid. Little did he know, this campaign would bring about many hardships that would kill a bit of the hype around his name. Despite this, the hype is very much still there, deadened by a few obstacles the 20-year-old faced. The first of the main challenges was injury. Joao missed part of the season due to a main injury and few minor ones. This left him with a few starting appearances, some while still recovering....

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Why Messi Would Fail At Manchester City: An In-Depth Analysis

Reading Time: 6 minutesWith a 700 million release clause and the official La Liga board declaring that the price must be met for Lionel Messi to leave Barcelona, even Manchester City will have to reconsider buying the superstar. Since the release of the news that Messi is very likely to leave the Catalans, many believe that Messi should reunite with his old boss, and once again dominate Europe. Many have even set out to make formations and tactics for the new Manchester City, but in such a hurry, people are simply overlooking the controversial, yet simple, fact that Messi...

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Champions League 2019-20: Tournament in Review

Reading Time: 2 minutesEnding in a win for Bayern Munich against Paris Saint-Germain, and therefore securing their second European treble, this UCL season truly had it all. Upsets, big stars, dark horses, and disappointments was all in store this past season. What made this year so great exactly: Football that highlighted raw talent and excitement all the way through. What better way to end the season than with a final that surely lived up to the hype, especially after last year’s lackluster matchup between Liverpool and Tottenham. Bayern did not cave, and because of that, kept good form until Kingsley...

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Barcelona Have Hit Rock Bottom: The Steep Road

Reading Time: 2 minutesLast Friday, Spanish-side Barcelona have finally reached rock bottom, conceding eight goals in 90 minutes to Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter finals.  This leaves manager Quique Setien to suffer from the same fate Ernesto Valverde did only in January: a sacking. Despite Valverde winning a few trophies, neither carried on the Barcelona name.  To the trained eye, it has been a long time coming. There have been a few tell-tale moments in Barca’s downfall within the past two years. One of the first moments was the horrendous loss to Roma in the second leg...

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Juventus 2019/20 Season Recap and Analysis

Reading Time: 3 minutesWith Juvenuts‘ season over after a disappointing Round of 16 exit against Lyon, it is time to reflect on their dismal season, in which they did however win the Scudetto – for the 9th consecutive year. Before we dive into the specifics, it is important to look at what did go right for Juventus, however little that may be. Ronaldo had a record-breaking season, becoming the first Juve player to score 30+ goals in the 1955/56 season. He was their star performer. Dybala showed up during the restart and played a great role in Juve’s title-winning...

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