As the central bankers meet in Wyoming, I wonder if a select few are comparing notes on their predictions for the new European soccer season. If FIFA were a bunch of central bankers we would have got rid of the offside rule after a few 0-0 games.
What great results from Karbukspor and Swansea. They beat St. Etienne ans Man Utd to hold on to their lineal titles. Nothing like title game to get the underdogs fighting.
Check Preston NE logo below; a sheep holding a cross; Christopher Hitchens would have been proud.
Not many changes yet. Zenit is in replacing Napoli which has a tough challenge ahead against Bilbao to go through to group stages of CL after a a 1-1 draw home. Porto is trying to sneak up to the elite group above.
What to Watch
Finally some games worth really watching and one not to miss. All times EST.
Aug 23, Sat
12:30pm Everton vs Arsenal: 80
12:30pm Borussia Dortmund vs Bayer Leverkusen: 80
Aug 25, Mon
3:00pm Manchester City vs Liverpool : 90