N’Golo Kante scored the only goal of the match to guide Chelsea into the FA Cup semi-finals for the first time in three years with a deserved win against Manchester United at Stamford Bridge.
Manchester United were reduced to 10-men when Michael Oliver brandished two yellow cards to dismiss Ander Herrera. Continue reading “Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United – Tactical Analysis”
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored an 87th minute winner to award Jose Mourinho with his first ever major trophy at Manchester United.
Southampton were the stronger team over 90 minutes but Manchester United were more clinical in front of goal. Manchester United overtook Liverpool to become the most successful team in English football history, whereas the saints were unable to add to their solitary one major trophy. Continue reading “Manchester United crowned EFL Cup champions”
Arsenal’s European decline continued as German Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich outclassed and condemned the gunners to a demoralising 5-1 defeat.
Arjen Robben fired the hosts into the lead in stylish fashion, with an incredible rising effort into the left top corner from 20 yards. Alexis Sanchez equalised before the break by converting the follow-up from his missed penalty kick. Continue reading “Bayern Munich 5-1 Arsenal – Tactical Analysis”
Chelsea drop points at Turf Moor against a defensively solid Burnley but still extend their lead at the top to ten points.
The blues took an early lead through Spanish midfielder Pedro, as they looked set to record back-to-back league wins. Brady’s free-kick flew past Chelsea goalkeeper Thilbaut Courtois, with an unstoppable curling thunderbolt from improbable range on 24 minutes. Continue reading “Burnley 1-1 Chelsea – Tactical Analysis”
Bayern Munich extended their lead at the top of the Bundesliga table to 9 points with an extremely late win at Ingolstadt.
Ingolstadt were resolute and showed great solidarity at the back to thwart Bayern Munich during the 90 minutes, but were undone on two occasions in second half stoppage time. Continue reading “Ingolstadt 0-2 Bayern Munich – Tactical Analysis”