Spainai??i??s recent victory against Luxembourg came felt like a breath of fresh after a few disastrous games. After sustaining 4 defeats in 6 games and a terrible World Cup, questions were raised about the abilities of Del Bosque as a coach and his unreasonable trust on certain players. There were doubts about the teamai??i??s adaptability and ability to cope with high-tempo counter-attacks. Many felt that the coach should give younger players a chance and let go of some of the deadwood. It seems like all the opinions havenai??i??t fallen on deaf ears as Del Bosque fielded the youngest team of his reign in a game against Luxembourg which Spain went on to win 4-0. The coach dropped Real Madrid keeper Iker Casillas, who had a disastrous game against Slovakia, in favour of the young and in-form David De Gea (23). Other youngsters such as Bartra (23), Dani Carvajal (22) and Alcacer (21) also got a chance on-field which meant the […]

Yet another fascinating round of Premier league provided more thrills and frills as Roberto Mancini's City joined neighbors Manchester United at the top of the table who were held by Stoke. Villas Boas' revolution at the Bridge picked up pace as Chelsea thumped a hapless Swansea side in a ruthless display while Spurs, Liverpool and Arsenal picked up valuable wins on the way.