The Premier League title race has started to heat up over the past couple of weeks. Manchester City currently sits atop the standings with Liverpool hot on its heels and Tottenham just behind. So, who is going to the top of the tree come May?
This season’s title race has been one of the closest for years. Liverpool has led the way for most of the campaign but Manchester City leapfrogged to the top last weekend after the Reds failed to get all three points from the Merseyside Derby.
A lot went on this week in the women’s football world: England upset the United States and won the 2019 SheBelieves Cup, the Spanish Football Federation plans to introduce a new and improved league format to boos the development of the sport and the United States Women’s National Team (reigning world champs) sued their Federation over gender discrimination.
Who would have thought that the powerful back to back to back UCL champions Real Madrid would be knocked out by the Dutch team Ajax when the results of the Round of 16 were revealed? At least not Real Madrid’s captain Sergio Ramos, who received a yellow card on purpose so he would serve the one match suspension in the second leg clash against Ajax and not in the quarterfinals against a potential stronger rival- karma! Only few people believed Ajax would eliminate Real Madrid, mostly their fans.
Well, that happened, Ajax has come from behind overcoming a 1-2 defeat in the first leg at their own home, beating Real Madrid 1-4 in the second leg at the Bernabéu on Tuesday with an amazing performance, with the Ajax playing style.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made a remarkable start as Manchester United manager but the question on everyone’s lips is… is he the right man for the job?
It is really hard to say no at the moment. Old Trafford seems like a completely different place to what it was a few months ago. The Theatre of Dreams looks to have its buzz back and the fans and players are completely loving it.