Villarreal 0-2 Bayern: Garrido goes 4-3-1-2 and Villarreal never get going

September 14, 2011
Villarreal 0-2 Bayern: Garrido goes 4-3-1-2 and Villarreal never get going

A simple win for Bayern in Spain, with a goal in each half and a good defensive display. Read more »

Porto 2-1 Shakhtar: ill discipline costs Shakhtar

September 14, 2011
Porto 2-1 Shakhtar: ill discipline costs Shakhtar

Red cards for both centre-backs didn’t help the away side, but Porto were in charge for most of the game anyway. Read more »

Barcelona 2-2 Milan: Milan’s narrowness frustrates Barca (just about)

September 13, 2011
Barcelona 2-2 Milan: Milan’s narrowness frustrates Barca (just about)

Milan scored in the first minute and the last minute, to bookend a game otherwise dominated by Barcelona. Read more »

Palermo 4-3 Inter: Gasperini’s 3-4-3 exposed

September 12, 2011
Palermo 4-3 Inter: Gasperini’s 3-4-3 exposed

Palermo produced a great second half display to edge a thriller. Read more »

Milan 2-2 Lazio: danger down the flanks

September 10, 2011
Milan 2-2 Lazio: danger down the flanks

The opening Serie A game of the season was excellent, with all four goals coming in a frantic first 35 minutes. Read more »

Barcelona 5-0 Villarreal: Guardiola switches to a 3-4-3 (diamond) and Barca run riot

August 29, 2011
Barcelona 5-0 Villarreal: Guardiola switches to a 3-4-3 (diamond) and Barca run riot

Barcelona demolished a lacklustre Villarreal side in their first La Liga game of the season. Read more »