Fernando Torres put in a splendid performance at Anfield today. This was also his fourth Liverpool
hat-trick and the third he has scored in the Premier League. His contest with the Hull defence was
embarrassingly one-sided, which was a sign of visiting back four's ineptitude. We can sense an
element of desperation when the 18-year-old Liam Cooper was handed a league debut against
Usually when someone's the new someone, it's because of superficial similarities in playing style.
Yoanne Gourcuff is the new Zinedine Zidane, for example (even if he isn't). Everton's Joleon
Lescott could not be less like Dimitar Berbatov if he tried. He's an all action big defender,
rarely does any type of fancy flick and has [.
"Whatever can go wrong will go wrong, and at the worst possible time, in the worst possible
way."Newcastle United was expected to beat Leyton Orient, who was 14th in League 1 last season.Why
did they lose 6-1 when they have Taylor, Geremi,Barton Duff etc playing. Most of them probably
still draw a salary in excess of 50000 pounds a week.
Two clubs who put up vastly different performances and perhaps equally undeserved results in the
Champions League walked out of their domestic fixtures with "Well whaddya think of us
now?" plastered all over their faces this weekend. Barca were a large disappointment in
Ukraine for about 87 minutes until Leo Messi & karma took over; though [.
Meet Sporting Gijon. While CD Numancia have picked up the tag of plucky underdog, beating Barca and
only narrowly losing to Real & Villarreal, Gijon have done just the opposite. Like Numancia they've
been gift back-to-back games against the Spanish giants. They, however, succumbed to two defeats
with combined scorelines of 13-2, giving them 19 [.