All posts by Phillip Ekuwem

Champions League Quarter-Final Roundup

Champions League Quarter-Final Roundup: Leicester’s Run comes to an End

Leicester City’s fairytale came to an end on Tuesday night when they played host to Spanish giants Atletico Madrid. It wasn’t a particularly exciting tie, but it provided a decent viewing nonetheless.The Foxes began the game on the front foot with Atletico looking to defend their one-goal advantage from the first leg.Saul Niguez diminished Leicester’s […]

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La Liga matchday 32 roundup

La Liga Matchday 32 Roundup: Barcelona Secure Slender Victory

Barcelona welcomed Real Sociedad to the Nou Camp in what turned out to be a close encounter for the Blaugrana.Barca’s mini-crisis continued despite securing a win on Saturday as Sociedad put up an excellent performance deserving of at least a point.Lionel Messi opened the scoring in the 17th-minute before notching another goal 20 minutes later.Samuel […]

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premier league matchday 33 roundup

Premier League Matchday 33 Roundup: Chelsea’s Gap Cut Short by United

Chelsea travelled to Old Trafford with high expectations only to be met with a massive dose of disappointment as Jose Mourinho’s tactical brilliance led Manchester United to a 2-0 victory over the league leaders.Chelsea failed to muster up any goalscoring opportunities as United utilised a man marking system which prevented Chelsea’s creative players from having […]

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bundesliga matchday 29 roundup

Bundesliga Matchday 29 Roundup: Leipzig’s Run Continues

RB Leipzig continued their good form on Saturday with a 4-0 win over Freiburg at the Red Bull Arena.Ralph Hasenhuettl’s side had previously gone through a rough patch, but given their recent performances, it’s fair to say that they’re back to their best.The incredible duo of Emil Forsberg and Timo Werner put up excellent displays […]

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serie a matchday 32 roundup

Serie A Matchday 32 Roundup: Juventus Close to Clinching League Title

Juventus took their Champions League form back to the Serie A this weekend with a 2-0 win away at Pescara.Having won 3-0 at home to Barcelona in Wednesday night’s Champions League tie, the Bianconeri travelled to Pescara on Saturday without Gianluigi Buffon in the starting line-up.Gonzalo Higuain opened the scoring in the 22nd-minute before finding […]

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Champions League Quarter-Final Roundup

Champions League Quarter-Final Roundup: Barcelona Succumb to Yet Another Thumping

The Champions League Quarter-Finals kicked off withJuventus playing host to Barcelona as Dortmund’s game against Monaco was moved up to Wednesday due to unforeseen circumstances.The Bianconeri carried their league form to their quarter-final tie against Barcelona and having secured a 3-0 victory over the Blaugrana; it’s fair to say they’re already half way through the […]

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premire league matchday 32 roundup

Premier League Matchday 32 Roundup: Chelsea Edge Closer to the Title

Chelsea travelled to Dean Court with hopes of maintaining their seven-point gap over Tottenham.Eddie Howe’s men had been in respectable form prior to the match, so it was perceived to be a relatively tough tie.Unsurprisingly, though, Chelsea secured a relatively easy win against the Cherries with the in-form Eden Hazard finding the back of the […]

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La Liga matchday 31 roundup

La Liga Matchday 31 Roundup: Barcelona Lose Crucial Three Points

Barcelona’s hopes of clinching the La Liga title have grown bleaker following their shocking 2-0 defeat away at Malaga on Saturday.Barcelona went into the game in high spirits as they were expected to cruise to victory over 14th-placed Malaga, but their plan went south as Sandro Ramirez notched the first goal of the game in […]

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bundesliga matchday 28 roundup

Bundesliga Matchday 28: Bayern beat Fierce Rivals Dortmund

Bayern Munich welcomed Dortmund to the Allianz Arena for what was sure to be a thrilling and close Bundesliga encounter between two of German football’s most dominant side, but somehow the game took another turn as Bayern cruised to victory in a 5-goal thriller.Franck Ribery opened the scoring for Bayern in the 4th-minute before Lewandowski […]

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serie a matchday 31 roundup

Serie A Matchday 31 Roundup: Juventus Continue Title Charge

Gonzalo Higuain proved to be too much to handle on Saturday as he led Juventus to a superb win over Chievo Verona which also proved to be a crucial three points in the Serie A title race.The Argentine striker scored his 26th and 27th goals of the season in the tie. Higuain opened the scoring […]

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