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The Big Analysis: Leicester City vs Sevilla

After the first leg had ended, many thought Claudio Ranieri had done enough to see out the season amid a poor domestic campaign. Jamie Vardy’s late goal at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán…

The Big Analysis: Sevilla vs Real Madrid

Real Madrid is an institution that is perhaps matched only by their fiercest rivals, Barcelona. Following on from their Champions League triumph last season, they have started this campaign in incredible form…

How Chile are stuck between glory and indefinite wilderness

For close to a decade, the Chileans wandered in the wilderness looking for an identity. What eventually followed was perhaps the most entertaining and successful football in their nation’s history. Now they run…

The Big Analysis: Juventus vs Sevilla

The first round of Champions League group stage fixtures produced one of the most intriguing tactical match-ups of the season so far as Juventus hosted Europa League holders Sevilla. The match would…

Chile: the style of a generation

Multiple theories persist regarding the conception of football styles. Specific styles can sometimes be traced back to the coaches and players directly implicated in their promulgation. However, some propose that there are more…