8,018 days (otherwise known as 22.9 years) have passed since Tottenham Hotspur last finished above Arsenal in the Premier League. Secondly, the time to reset that clock is nearly upon us, as Tottenham take a 14-point lead into Sunday’s North London derby (Watch live, 11:30 a.m. ET, on NBCSN and NBCSports.com) — perhaps the final one to be played at White Hart Lane. With Arsenal having only five games left to play after Sunday, a 17-point deficit would be mathematically impossible to overcome, and would guarantee Spurs’ first PL finish above Arsenal since the spring of 1995.
There is one thing Bastian Schweinsteiger, Germany’s World Cup winning captain, Manchester United outcast and now centerpiece of Chicago Fire’s hopes, doesn’t like about his new city. “It’s a little bit weird when you drive a car, you know, and they
Not often does an American play for a trophy in Europe. On May 27, two will face one another in the German Cup final. Teenager Christian Pulisic and Borussia Dortmund booked a place Wednesday with a 3-2 semifinal victory at Bayern Munich, coming from behind to earn its fourth consecutive berth in Germany’s second-most important competition behind the Bundesliga race (Bayern’s going to win that one). BVB lost in the final the previous three years. Next month’s opponent: Eintracht Frankfurt, which won at Moenchengladbach on penalty kicks Tuesday. U.S. defender Timmy Chandler starts on the right side for Eintracht; he played 120 minutes Tuesday. Pulisic’s father tweeted after his son played the