Game of the Week: Shanghai SIPG 2 Guangzhou Evergrande 2. Chinese Super League Week 18.

CSL leaders and defending champions Guangzhou Evergrande were only one point ahead of Shanghai SIPG in the Chinese Super League table. The two met this weekend in Shanghai in what was deemed as the game of the year. SIPG under Andre Villas-Boas have been high-flying offensively, scoring a total of 43 goals heading into the […]

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Assessing VAR.

Video Assistant Refereeing is a new refereeing technology that was introduced in this year’s FIFA Confederations Cup. VAR’s purpose is to give officials a second chance to get a game changing call correct that they otherwise would have missed. VAR can only be used in game changing situations like goals, penalties, red cards, and for […]

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Game of the Week: Gornik Zabrze 3 Legia Warsaw 1. Opening weekend of the 2017-18 Polish Ekstraklasa.

The Premier League and La Liga might not start for another month but that doesn’t mean there isn’t European league football on. Just this weekend, the Russian Premier League, Ukrainian Premier League, Serbian Suerliga, and Polish Ekstraklasa started after their short summer breaks. Most of the clubs that play in these Eastern European leagues have […]

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