"I'm back to my best," Dusan Tadic boldly claimed on the front page of Southampton's match programme before their defeat at home to Everton two weeks ago. Against Norwich on Sunday the Serbian delivered on that promise as his two-goal salvo led Ronald Koeman's men to a much-needed 3-0 win.
Tadic was one of the success stories from the first half of last season following his summer £11million move from Dutch side FC Twente, and up until Christmas he was rivalling Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas as...
West Brom's 1-0 win over Stoke owed a lot to the red cards given to Stoke's Ibrahim Afellay and Charlie Adam, and also highlighted some of the shortcomings in West Brom's squad.
Although the red cards were crucial in deciding the outcome of the game, Stoke had looked the better team prior to their two moments of madness. Some credit must go to West Brom manager Tony Pulis for deserting his defensive tendencies for a portion of the game to secure West Brom's first three points of the season.
Week 26 of the 2015 MLS season not only delivered a handful of thrilling rivalry games, it created some movement in the Power Rankings. New York maintains the top spot thanks to a big win over D.C. United, but with less than 10 games to go for most teams, no one is staking a strong claim for the consensus No. 1.
It isn't Real Madrid, but Bayer Leverkusen may well be just what Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez needs at this point in his career.
The 27-year-old has started just 23 league matches since the summer of 2012 for Manchester United and last year at Real Madrid. And that, for an international in his prime, proven in Europe and largely injury-free, represents a woeful lack of action.
This move ticks many of the boxes in regards to what Hernandez would've been looking for when escaping Old Trafford,...