Reliving The 2009 Champions League Final: Barcelona 2-0 Man United

Pep Guardiola’s first season came to an end in a Champions League final against seasoned pro Alex Ferguson. Whoever won this final would win a treble, this final had more pressure than a usual one and Rome was hosting it. Going into the final, the bookmakers had Man United as marginal favourites, but the British …

Do Defences Win Leagues?

Sir Alex Ferguson famously said, “attack wins you games, but defence wins you titles”. This worked in the first season of the Premier League as Man United won the league conceding nine fewer than anyone else, but they were outscored by Blackburn Rovers. A more recent case would be Liverpool signing Virgil Van Dijk and …

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