Champions League Finals: Half Boring, Half Liverpool – The Soccer Column #17

European club soccer season is officially over. Champions League Final in Madrid was the last game in this season. And frankly, we expected a bit more from it. Semifinals and Quarterfinals set the bar too high for two English teams meeting yesterday at Wanda Metropolitano. Liverpool and Tottenham did not reach even the Premier League … Read moreChampions League Finals: Half Boring, Half Liverpool – The Soccer Column #17

UEFA Champions League 2018/2019 Finals Predictions – The Soccer Column #16

The last day of European club soccer is here. Stadium Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid will host Champions League Season 2018/2019 Finals on Saturday. The game will start at 20.00 local time (3 p.m. ET, 1 p.m. PT) and we will see two clubs from the English Premier League. Both clubs are already qualified for next … Read moreUEFA Champions League 2018/2019 Finals Predictions – The Soccer Column #16

UEFA Champions League 2018/2019 Semifinals Predictions – The Soccer Column #15

Champions League Poll

Last April day and first eight days of May will be decisive for Champions League 2018/2019 edition. There are just four teams left. Two of them are rather surprising and two of them were always favorites. We will see the combination of favorite and outsider in the final. Here is our prediction of semifinals series … Read moreUEFA Champions League 2018/2019 Semifinals Predictions – The Soccer Column #15

UEFA Champions League 2018/2019 Quarterfinals Predictions – The Soccer Column #14

Champions League Poll

Last eight teams remaining in UEFA Champions League 2018/2019 are known. There are 4 English teams, 1 Spanish team, 1 Italian team, 1 Portugal team, 1 Dutch team left. We also know the draws for quarterfinals and also possible semifinals match ups [for calendar and possible semifinal match-ups scroll down to the end of the … Read moreUEFA Champions League 2018/2019 Quarterfinals Predictions – The Soccer Column #14

Real Madrid: From Bad to Worse – The Soccer Column #13

Real Madrid

What a cruel week for Real Madrid fans. First, they were crushed Wednesday after 0:3 loss with Barcelona in Copa Del Rey semifinals 2nd leg. And then, those who hoped for a better outcome Saturday in La Liga were disappointed too. Loss 0:1 with Barcelona means they lost any chance for the title this season. … Read moreReal Madrid: From Bad to Worse – The Soccer Column #13

Top Winter Soccer Transfers 2019

Chelsea

After hot summer, cold and quiet winter comes. Winter soccer transfer window 2019 closed yesterday and we are rather disappointed. After huge transfers including Ronaldo, Buffon, Rooney, Allison, Lemar, Vidal, Mahrez in summer 2018, there was hardly any big name moved during January 2019. Picking the top winter soccer transfers 2019 is a pretty hard job. … Read moreTop Winter Soccer Transfers 2019

UEFA Champions League 2018/2019 Round of 16 predictions – The Soccer Column #10

Champions League Poll

We were really successful in predicting the teams qualified for the 2018/2019 UEFA Champions League Play-off. 87.5% success rate is something we can be proud of. And, of course, we would like to prove, that group stage success was not pure luck, but we really know soccer. Round of 16 gives us another opportunity to … Read moreUEFA Champions League 2018/2019 Round of 16 predictions – The Soccer Column #10

How good were my UEFA Champions League 2018/2019 Group Stage Predictions – The Soccer Column #9

Champions League Poll

Last matches of Champions League group stage were played yesterday. We know 16 teams which will go on to play-off phase and still have a chance to win Champions League 2018/2019. We also know the names of 8 teams continuing in European League. Now it is the right time to go back in a time. … Read moreHow good were my UEFA Champions League 2018/2019 Group Stage Predictions – The Soccer Column #9

Soccer Players Salaries in MLS, Premier League, La Liga and others – The Soccer Column #8

money

The recent report published by Sporting Intelligence presents a unique insight into the business side of sports (including soccer) world. Global Sports Salary Survey 2018 is worth to read. It consists of 113 pages full of interesting information and I recommend it to anyone interested in sports business. For those who do not have so much … Read moreSoccer Players Salaries in MLS, Premier League, La Liga and others – The Soccer Column #8

Atletico Madrid & Solari still temporary coach for me – The Soccer Column #7

Atletico Madrid

La Liga is still my main focus. Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Atletico Madrid are all living interesting times. I will start with Atletico Madrid. For many, Atletico is the club who will never regularly beat Real and Barcelona. I have a different opinion but will save it for next time. This time I would like … Read moreAtletico Madrid & Solari still temporary coach for me – The Soccer Column #7