Shakhtar Donetsk 2-2 Zenit St Petersburg: open, attacking, attractive and plenty of chances. Why?

October 20, 2011
Shakhtar Donetsk 2-2 Zenit St Petersburg: open, attacking, attractive and plenty of chances. Why?

The simple answer to this question lies in the situation within Group G. Read more »

Napoli 1-1 Bayern: all the action in the first half

October 18, 2011
Napoli 1-1 Bayern: all the action in the first half

These two sides seemed to settle for a draw in the final stages – they remain in the top two positions in Group A, the toughest in the competition. Read more »

Lazio 2-1 Roma: Full-backs give Roma the early advantage but Lazio nick it late on

October 16, 2011
Lazio 2-1 Roma: Full-backs give Roma the early advantage but Lazio nick it late on

A game that turned on a red card and penalty decision – Luis Enrique won the early battle, but Eddy Reja’s side came through for him in stoppage time. Read more »

Liverpool 1-1 Manchester United: little technical quality in open play, goals from set-pieces

October 15, 2011
Liverpool 1-1 Manchester United: little technical quality in open play, goals from set-pieces

A poor first half was followed with a more positive second, but neither side stamped their authority on the game. Read more »

No longer underdogs, Ghana need to become a more complete attacking force

October 13, 2011
No longer underdogs, Ghana need to become a more complete attacking force

When you’re an unfancied side, playing reactive football is natural. Read more »