It was the start of a new trend with Friday games coming to our TV, what better way to start the ...
It was the start of a new trend with Friday games coming to our TV, what better way to start the weekend eh? Friday night saw the Man Utd travel to the Midlands to take on Aston Villa, while it was a London derby between Crystal Palace and Arsenal.
Treat of the weekend was the Billionaires’ fight between Man City and Chelsea… Races to the top position fiercely contested and with surprise results this weekend, the window might just get a little bit intense. Anyways, here we go.
Rooney Cannot Spearhead The Devils To Title Glory
Maybe the Rooney from 5-6 seasons ago could achieve that feat, but the Red Devil’s captain seems to be a bit of the pace. Slippery touches and loss of possession over 5-10 yard passes could have been just an indicator of a bad game, but there was a quiet and subdued presence about him.
The English talisman has long been United’s spark in somewhat dull games in previous years and with the team still in transition, how devastating would it be if Rooney lost that spark and Man United fail to bring in a world class striker before the window closes.
It Really Is Just Pre-Season
If we were to take City’s performances as a criterion for how their season would fare, then we would have lost on a whole of bets.
The Citizens’ blistering start to the campaign, though just in two games, has opened the eyes of viewers who tossed them aside and believed they could struggle to stay in Champions League places.
Sunday’s emphatic 3-0 win over Chelsea was quite a highlight. Man City looked the complete team off a great pre-season and Sterling’s addition has been quite impactful. Still too early to call leads but Man City are right there at the top.
Such A Sore Loser
Not something new to be honest, but we quite learnt how Jose is quite a sore one especially on the back of losses. Dominated against City, Jose in his post-match interview called the 3-0 scoreline as a fake result.
What does that even mean? The result was a fair representation of how the game went and while Chelsea could have had a bit more luck, ludicrous defending and exquisite play from the men in Sky blue brought the Blues’ downfall. Poor old Mou, he came, he sore, got conquered.
The Arsenal yet-to-be-sometimes-off-and-on striker was left on the bench against Crystal Palace and that could be worrying for the English man.
Walcott signed a new contract at the beginning of the season and was the striker during the Gunners’ pre-season campaign. With Olivier Giroud having a dominant display and Alexis Sanchez forcing him down the pecking order, Theo might be in for a second frustrating season at Arsenal.
Harry Kane Needs An Experienced Side-Kick
There is no denying the striker’s talent but the seat is about to get hotter and shoes bigger if Tottenham don’t sign a player, an accomplished one at that to help Kane with Spurs’ problems.
No one in the forward department can help in the workload in pushing Spurs back into the top four and Kane could burnout faster than a fire on a wet match if he is left do it alone, as shown in the games against United and Stoke City.
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