Back Page Football’s UEFA Champions League correspondent Ger McCarthy looks back at the another week of last-sixteen first leg fixtures and makes some bold predictions about how each of the return games will go as we reach the business end of the competition.
Back Page Football’s resident Champions League correspondent is back to preview Tuesday night’s UEFA Champions League round of sixteen ties between CSKA Moscow vs. Real Madrid and Napoli vs. Chelsea ahead of a busy week in Europe’s premier football competition.
The pausa invernale is upon the Italian Serie A, and the first half of the season has exceeded all expectations. Richard Chambers reviews the first half of the season, and hands out some select mid-season awards.
After a disappointing international break for the Italian national team, Serie A was back in full flow this weekend as Richard Chambers writes. Roma, AC Milan and Internazionale all recorded wins, while a 2-0 win for Lazio in Bari kept them at the summit of the table.