It's the stuff of legends. The master identifies a young, precocious talent and spurs him on toward great things. Years pass, and their paths cross again - but this time, both master and disciple are on opposite sides. Has the disciple superseded the master in the art, or does the master possess one final trick up his sleeve? Join TheHardTackle as we look at what could happen when van Gaal meets Mourinho in Madrid.
Inter Milan produced a defensive masterclass as they held on against the European Champions to book a place in the final of the Champion's League. Barcelona emerged victorious on the night courtesy a Gerard Pique goal but Inter went through 3-2 on aggregate.
Inter fans will be rooting for the Nerrazuri to reach their first European cup finals since 1972, while ninety thousand plus Catalans will be cheering for their team to reach a final to be played in the stadium of their arch rivals. Any need for more motivation? TheHardTackle previews the most awaited clash of the season..
Inter Milan put on a classy display as they outplayed the European Champions at the Giuseppe Meazza. The 3-1 scoreline was a clear indicator of the dominance of Inter. Barcelona took the lead through Pedro but goals from Wesley Sneijder, Maicon and Diego Milito saw Inter take a deserved lead into the second leg at the Camp Nou.
When an unstoppable force meets an immovable object, you get a mouth watering Champions League match. Jose Mourinho looks to create history, as Inter takes on Barcelona in the more glamorous of the semi-final fixtures. TheHardTackle gives a preview of this high profile clash.
In a weekend of cracking Seria A action, two high-intensity matches - The 'Derby of Italy' and 'The Rome Derby' - are set to potentially decide the fate of the Scudetto. Can Lazio and Juventus halt the march of their bitter rivals? TheHardTackle previews the two important clashes including team news and other data..
As the race for the Scudetto heats up, TheHardTackle's Sachin Madaan explores the chances of all three teams that will give it their all to emerge as winners after an especially grueling season. Will a resurgent AS Roma or an injury-blighted AC Milan be able to snatch the title away from the Special One's Inter?