Zlatan Ibrahimovic gloated that he has already won half of what some clubs have won in 10 years after delivering the EFL Cup for Manchester United. Ibrahimovic scored twice - including the 87th-minute winner - to seal a 3-2 win for United over Southampton in a thrilling Wembley final on Sunday.
Jürgen Klopp, the Liverpool manager, says the idea of ‘player power’ is exaggerated and claims only the Leicester City board, not the dressing room, should be held responsible for Claudio Ranieri’s sacking last week. The debate regarding the circumstances of Ranieri’s dismissal continues, but Klopp – who takes his side to the King Power Stadium tonight – rejected the accusation players force owners to act. The players need to be powerful but not in sacking managers.
Ronaldo and Real Madrid escaped with all three points. (Reuters) So far this La Liga season, Villarreal’s Yellow Submarine had tied Real Madrid away, beaten Atletico Madrid at home and tied Barcelona at home. In the sixth-place side’s first game against