Ronaldo subbed, PSG humiliated – the best of the weekend around Europe
It’s a new season, and new seasons mean new ways for British clubs to embarrass themselves in European competition.
Whilst last season saw worries about the state of England’s coefficient fade away amidst Italian incompetence in the various flavours of European competition, this season could see a new dawn for British teams to rise to success on the continent.
Forget about Spurs embarrassing the nation at the home of English football. And forget about the scourge of Manchester United, Dirk Kuyt, coming back to haunt them again in the Europa League.
It’s all about Pep Guardiola’s revolution at Manchester City and the faint sounds of our old friends dilly-ding and dilly-dong waking Leicester City out of their post-title hangover-induced slumber to start their Champions League adventure in style.
This week sees the Champions League return for a second matchday, and this week’s Euro Round-up is too busy pretending to look good en terrace with an espresso and the papers to be too excited – there’s a lot of European football to round up first….