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Category: European Review

  • From Neverkusen to Neverlusen, Bayer lift the Bundesliga

    From Neverkusen to Neverlusen, Bayer lift the Bundesliga

    This weekend there was one fixture which was the focal point for football fans across Europe. Bayer Leverkusen versus Werder Bremen. An opportunity to make history and win their first ever Bundesliga title was on the table for Xabi Alonso’s side. Despite Bayern Munich’s 2-0 win over Köln the day before, with Bayern only able…

  • A forty year trophy wait ended in Seville for Bilbao

    A forty year trophy wait ended in Seville for Bilbao

    SPAIN As we enter crunch time across Europe and the season’s begin to draw to a close there’s going to be ecstasy and heartbreak for clubs, players, and fans alike. Over in Spain we got a taste of that this weekend. Athletic Bilbao faced Mallorca in the Copa del Rey final where both teams were…

  • Rayo Vallecano and Celta Vigo surprise in Spanish survival fight

    Rayo Vallecano and Celta Vigo surprise in Spanish survival fight

    LA LIGA Things are getting interesting in Spain. Ongoing battles for European spots, relegation, and the title, it’s still all to play for. Leaders Real Madrid defeated Osasuna 4-2 to stretch their lead at the top of the table. Los Blancos increased their lead by a point due to Girona’s 1-0 loss to Getafe courtesy…

  • Hat-trick Harry continues to break records in Germany

    Hat-trick Harry continues to break records in Germany

    BUNDESLIGA This weekend there was one result in the Bundesliga that no one could ignore. Bayern Munich beating Mainz 8-1. Thomas Tuchel’s side may not be having their best season but they certainly turned up this Saturday. Three men in particular starred in this win, Golden Boot favourite Harry Kane, young superstar Jamal Musiala, and…

  • Rage runs through Europe this weekend

    Rage runs through Europe this weekend

    SERIE A There were a few interesting games for the viewer on Friday night, but the one which transpired to be the feistiest was unsurprisingly Lazio versus AC Milan. The first half was quiet, although that changed ten-minutes into the second half as Luca Pelligrini saw a second yellow in only seven minutes after hauling…

  • Xabi Alonso’s Bayer Leverkusen break German unbeaten record

    Xabi Alonso’s Bayer Leverkusen break German unbeaten record

    BUNDESLIGA League leaders Bayer Leverkusen kicked off this weekend’s football in Germany, hosting Mainz in a clash which would transpire to be closer than the home side would’ve wanted! Mainz are fighting for survival and need all the points they can get to turn their season around. Currently sitting eight points off automatic survival, they…

  • Girona are defeated in Bilbao

    Girona are defeated in Bilbao

    SERIE A Inter Milan kicked off the weekend in Italy, welcoming bottom of the table Salernitana to the San Siro. There was only one anticipated result from this match up, and there were no surprises in store as Inter defeated the visitors 4-0 in a very one-sided affair. The home side lead 3-0 at half-time,…

  • League leaders go 5 points clear in both Germany and Spain!

    League leaders go 5 points clear in both Germany and Spain!

    BUNDESLIGA This weekend there was only one game I could kick-off with. Bayer Leverkusen vs Bayern Munich. Heading into the game only 2 points separated the pair at the top of the table. This meant Thomas Tuchel’s side had the opportunity to go top if they inflicted a first loss of the season on Leverkusen,…

  • Inter Milan widen the gap in Serie A after victory over Juventus

    Inter Milan widen the gap in Serie A after victory over Juventus

    SERIE A After drawing last week to Bologna, AC Milan wanted to get back to winning ways this week and that’s what they did. In a tough away game for Stefano Pioli’s side they ran out 3-2 winners versus Frosinone, the winner coming from Luka Jović just a minute after he entered the field. A…