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Mahrez On The Decline, Liverpool’s Firmino On The Rise?

during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Liverpool at Carrow Road on January 23, 2016 in Norwich, England.

When the 2015/16 season began and before a ball was kicked, the league table showed Leicester City above their visitors this Tuesday night, Liverpool. However, few envisioned a scenario where that order would be maintained past gameweek one, never mind through the end of January. Yet that is the way the campaign has played out, with the mighty Reds suffering …

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Tactics Truck: Groundhog Day For Manchester United

Phil Connors, the character played by Bill Murray in the 1993 film Groundhog Day, enjoyed more variety in his life than a Manchester United supporter. Saturday afternoon’s performance against Southampton can be safely filed under “more of the same”, with any excitement only briefly provided by the appearance of another rodent – a mouse – on the field of play. …

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Ex-Arsenal Strikers Could Be Reunited At Crystal Palace

While Crystal Palace occupy a commendable eight place in the Premier League table, their strike force hasn’t exactly lived up to the performances of the rest of the squad.  Current top scorer at the south London side is Yohan Cabaye with five goals, followed closely by fellow midfielder Yannick Bolasie – illustrating how Palace’s strikers have been under performing. To alleviate this problem, the Eagles could …

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5 Talking Points From Liverpool Vs Manchester United

It wasn’t pretty in the clash of England’s two biggest clubs, but Manchester United won’t care as they pulled off a classic smash and grab victory at Anfield in order to take three crucial points. The victory keeps them within touching distance of the top 4. Despite it being a largely dull affair, there are still plenty of talking points …

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Louis Van Gaal’s Dreadful Touchline Behaviour Is Unacceptable

The Newcastle game was classic United. Well, almost. A few less stupid managerial decisions and the Reds getting the late goal rather than the home side would really have been nostalgic. But let me make this clear, I am not angry about the result on face value and but for a few rage-inducing moments, I’d be quite happy with Louis …

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Tactics Truck: Manchester United Defensive Frailty Exposed As Van Gaal Relaxes The Reins

Few would have foreseen an extraordinarily open six-goal thriller at St. James’ Park on Tuesday evening. Even fewer would have foreseen such a wholesale change in tactical emphasis from Manchester United’s Louis Van Gaal. Out went the status quo of plodding possession fetishisation that was so painfully on display against Sheffield United on Saturday. In its stead arrived a direct, counter-attacking …

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Are Everton And Roberto Martinez Underachieving?

With a game against Manchester City on Wednesday night followed by a visit to Stamford Bridge to face the rejuvenated Chelsea, Everton lie outside of the top 10, languishing in 11th place. They are three points behind Merseyside rivals Liverpool, six points behind the out of form Manchester United, nine points behind fourth placed Tottenham, and fifteen points behind league leaders …

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Audio: Coshcast Season 3, Episode 24 – Messi, Zidane, Turan & Bale

Welcome to Episode 24! The Coshcast returns this week, as did the FA Cup, bringing more romance into our lives than a goal celebration between Gary Neville and Paul Scholes. Exeter draw with Benteke, United concede no shots against Sheffield United, Arsenal defeat Sunderland, where Joel’s role evolves, and going back to the subject of romance, a Rose saves Spurs from the Foxes. …

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