By Jeremiah Paschke-Wood | Only Love Soccer Though I do appreciate the football that Barcelona (and to a lesser extent, Real Madrid) play, I generally find La Liga incredibly boring – at this point in the season, there is a 29-point gap between second place and third place, and a team other than the … Continue reading What if Real Madrid and Barcelona didn’t exist?
By Jeremiah Paschke-Wood | Only Love Soccer I love doing the world weekend previews, though I don’t always have time for them. But anyway, I’ll try and do them when I can. All times Pacific, as usual. Today (Friday) Tijuana vs. America/Morelia vs. Toluca. (Mexico, 6:10 p.m.) These two clashes feature four of … Continue reading Weekend Preview: March 9-11
By Jeremiah Paschke-Wood In lieu of writing 2,000 words on Spain, Germany, Italy and every other major league in the world, I thought I’d do a super-easy wrap-up of the other “big” leagues (that I feel like addressing). It isn’t scientific, and I don’t know everyone who was signed, but heck, I’ll be right at … Continue reading Jeremiah’s Every other league in the world preview
By Jeremiah Paschke-Wood Saturday Bayern Munich 1 Borussia Dortmund 3. (German Bundesliga; Jeremiah’s prediction: Bayern 3-2) Sadly, I missed this match, and apparently it was a good one. I actually thought with the way Bayern has been playing, they’d win this, but Dortmund was the better team and probably could’ve won by more than two … Continue reading Jeremiah’s Weekend Roundup: March 2
By Jeremiah Paschke-Wood This week is chock-a-block with good games, from the Club World Cup championship on Saturday to the Catalan Derby in Spain, to a Top 6 clashin Italy and a meeting of two of the dominant forces in French football. Enjoy! Saturday (All times Pacific) Inter Milan v TP Mazembe. (Club World Cup, … Continue reading Jeremiah’s Weekend Picks: Dec. 18-20
Monday’s El Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid was interesting, not for the football on display, of which there was one clear victor, but rather because it allowed us to see the rare glimpse of a Jose Mourinho-coached team get utterly battered by their opponents. It was the worst loss ever by a Mourinho-coached team … Continue reading Match report: Barcelona 5, Real Madrid 0