Episode 1312: Comeback United, Sterling Trips, Happy Jose, One Star Liverpool, Thierry Tanks
Manchester United’s recent knack for comeback victories is one of the great mysteries of football and as far as their fans are concerned, one of its great beauties. Their win at Juventus showed at least one quality of which Joe Schmidt would have approved.
José Mourinho defends reaction after Manchester United’s dramatic win at Juventus https://t.co/TmH8qiGg0o pic.twitter.com/FSzqIGSBcq
— Guardian sport (@guardian_sport) November 8, 2018
Manchester City shrugged off a week of embarrassing Football Leaks reports to score another half-dozen goals against Shakhtar. Should Sterling have said something to the referee, and was Pep’s comparison with Milner last season relevant?
Raheem Sterling wins a penalty by tripping over himself: https://t.co/k3bImQ2k9s pic.twitter.com/VkhRLV3UjS
— Deadspin (@Deadspin) November 7, 2018
And why have Liverpool “lost their mojo”, in the words of their baffled manager. Their defeat at the Marakana in Belgrade was a disaster for their hopes of qualification. Though not as big a disaster as Thierry Henry’s management career so far.
Jonathan Wilson joins us to talk more about United’s win at Juventus, the reasons why Mourinho feels the need to make a spectacle of himself, and look forward to the Manchester Derby.
Man City have been at the centre of revelations and leaked emails published by a German news magazine.
But how damaging are the allegations for the club?
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) November 8, 2018
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