Chelsea didn’t need Romelu Lukaku, and so far they were better without him

Two games into the Premier League season it all seemed pretty easy. When Thomas Tuchel took the job at Chelsea in January, they became the best defensive team in the world. In his 19 Premier League games in charge, they allowed 13 goals — a 43% drop from the 23 goals allowed in the first … Read more

NYCFC academy product Gio Reyna 9th in Ballon d’Or ranking of the world’s best U21 players

The 2021 Ballon d’Or award ceremony took place in Paris on Monday, with a gathering of the world’s best players who will be recognized with one of the sport’s most prestigious individual awards. New York City FC academy product and Borussia Dortmund midfielder Gio Reyna were among the nominees for the Raymond Kopa Trophy awarded … Read more

ESPN FC panel thinks Ralf Rangnick was behind Cristiano Ronaldo vs Chelsea | Premier League – ESPN UK

ESPN FC panel thinks Ralf Rangnick was behind Cristiano Ronaldo vs Chelsea | EredivisieESPN UK Did Manchester United prepare for the arrival of Ralf Rangnick with their approach to Chelsea?CBSSports.com Cox: McTominay played more as a defender than a midfielder to stop Chelsea fullbacksthe athletic Ronaldo easier to defend than Messi: Thiago Silva90min Rangnick’s influence … Read more

What is the difference between the Ballon d’Or and FIFA The Best awards?

Not long after he was elected FIFA president, Gianni Infantino the ties the organization had severed with France Football and its subsequent termination the deal ended the governing body’s involvement in the Ballon d’Or award (running since 1956) and led to FIFA’s bespoke individual award, ‘The Best’. While both awards share the same premise in … Read more

HIGHLIGHTS: Sporting Kansas City vs. Real Salt Lake | November 28, 2021 – Major League Soccer

HIGHLIGHTS: Sporting Kansas City vs. Real Salt Lake | November 28, 2021Major League Soccer Real Salt Lake trolled Sporting Kansas City on Twitter after winning MLS playoff gameKansas City Star Sporting Kansas City vs. Real Salt Lake – Football Match Report – November 28, 2021ESPN Bobby Wood scores in stoppage time to send RSL to … Read more

Top Premier League Highlights from Match Week 13 (2021-22) | Netbusters | NBC Sports – NBC Sports

Top Premier League Highlights from Match Week 13 (2021-22) | Netbusters | NBC SportsNBC Sports Watching Premier League football on Amazon Prime 2021: everything you need to know this weekTech Radar 5 Talking Points from GW 13 of the 2021-22 Premier LeagueSportskeeda Top five Premier League goals and saves from Matchweek 13 (2021-22) | NBC … Read more