Euro Roundup: All the winners and losers from across Europe this weekend
Leicester City, the champions of England still rolls strangely off the tongue. Leicester’s players standing in a line whilst the Champions League theme rings out around the King Power Stadium is an even stranger sight. But Leicester belong. Two wins from their first two Champions League games is the best any English team has ever done.
We saw some fabulous Champions League games last week, which clearly took their toll on some of the bigger teams across the continent this weekend: a bumper Champions League programme led to a bumper domestic league programme around Europe as Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, Manchester City, Manchester United, Barcelona and Real Madrid all failed to win. Kudos to you if you can remember the last time that happened!
This week’s Euro Roundup is trying to suck every last bit of juice out of this weekend’s fixtures: the international break means there’s no *real* football to speak of this week, so those siestas will have to last a little longer than usual….