When we think about Manchester City we think invincible, especially when it comes to champions versus newly promoted outfits. City’s record against newly promoted sides like Norwich speaks for itself.
You could say that this Premier League weekend was all about the newly promoted teams, with two out of the three securing magnificent victories.
With the Premier League beginning in just five days teams have been making big moves. Some huge transfers have occurred mainly from the likes of Manchester United, Wolves, Arsenal, Newcastle United and Everton.
With the transfer deadline quickly approaching clubs have been looking to make massive moves. Big players have been tipped to make moves that will surely shock the world of football.
The biggest news in the transfer window so far where the Premier League is concerned is the departure of Eden Hazard to Real Madrid. The Belgian, who joined Chelsea in 2012, decided that it was time for a change, swapping Stamford Bridge for The Bernabeu.
One Thomas Cook flight full of Tottenham Hotspur fans was due to depart London early morning ready for their showdown with Liverpool in the Champions League final later that day. The flight was then rescheduled and due to land just 45 mins before kick-off.
Tottenham and Liverpool meet in the final of Europe’s biggest footballing prize on Saturday. Both teams earned a place in Madrid thanks to second-leg matches that will go down in the history books.
Aston Villa made it all the way to the playoff final last season under former manager Steve Bruce, only to fall at the final hurdle by losing to Fulham. This time they were back with a vengeance, and nothing and nobody was going to stand in their way.
For a sport that is often littered with scandal and negativity, football has once again shown that it’s the most fascinating and exhilarating on the planet after two unbelievable nights in the UEFA Champions League.
On Tuesday night the Champions League resumed with the first legs of the quarterfinals taking place. There was an all-out English affair with Tottenham Hotspur taking on Manchester City. The other game on the night consisted of Liverpool who simply outplayed Portuguese outfit Porto.