Episode 1577: The Bridge Of Love, Bernardo’s Blunder, Ole Hammered
Liverpool made it six wins in a row but finished the match clinging on as Chelsea, inspired by their fans’ generosity of spirit, threw everything at them in search of an equaliser. Manchester City won 8-0 and then the hero of the day, Bernardo Silva, soured the moment by blundering into a social media racism controversy.
"We're shocked that someone who is a role model to millions has failed to understand the discriminatory nature of his post."
Kick It Out wants action from the over a tweet sent by Man City's Bernardo Silva about team-mate Benjamin Mendy
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) September 23, 2019
Gabriele Marcotti joins us to discuss why the mood at Stamford Bridge remains buoyant in the face of poor results, the absence of Pulisic from Lampard’s teamsheets, and to give his thoughts on Inter’s victory in the Milan derby.
And Laurie Whitwell was at the London Stadium to see Manchester United’s defeat to West Ham. Can he see any positives for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, where Jose Mourinho could not?
Solskjaer's reboot is much-needed – the strategy makes sense – but the growing pains will bite again this season.
January already being looked at for elite signings, albeit in the knowledge the winter window is difficult. https://t.co/CwWvXVBM6Q
— Laurie Whitwell (@lauriewhitwell) September 23, 2019
Jose Mourinho on how Manchester United have progressed since he left
????"They are worse than before they sacked me" pic.twitter.com/U3b8RT8X5p
— Football Daily (@footballdaily) September 22, 2019
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Is that warm glow you're feeling a result of the Indian summer we're experiencing? Or is it because you can breathe easy, knowing the Champions League is back in your life?
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