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.
Ger McCarthy is back with another Champions League preview looking ahead to Wednesday night’s round of sixteen fixtures between FC Basel and Bayern Munich as well as the glamour tie pitting Ligue 1 side Olympique Marseille up against Serie A’s Inter Milan.
Bayern Munchen and Internazionale both wrapped up their domestic league and cup doubles this past weekend in what has undoubtedly been a season of such triumphs across Europe. The winner of this game can therefore replicate Barcelona’s achievement of last season and complete an amazing treble. Make mine a treble But you would be forgiven […]
The dust has settled after last weekend’s events and, in the aftermath of another unpredictable round of games, it is now clear that the Scudetto is Inter’s to lose. Jose Mourinho’s side are nine points clear of their nearest challengers Roma and are very much odds-on to secure a fifth league title in succession. Only […]
Serie A kicks-off the new decade on Wednesday with a rare mid-week programme of matches designed to coincide with the religious festival of epiphany. As ever, there are a number of intriguing clashes taking place up and down the country as the league looks set to continue the high levels of drama and excitement produced […]