Christian Pulisic might just be the greatest American since [insert famous politician or public figure here], and he continues to prove why over in Germany for Borussia Dortmund. Pulisic picked up the ball on the right side of the box as Lukasz Piszczek streamed forward on an overlapping run to his right.
The Diego Costa-Chelsea saga has not only intrigued but confused many, however, the London side could be on the brink of finally selling off the Spanish international. Atletico Madrid has reportedly struck a $52 million deal with the Blues for the 28-year-old striker, according to Spanish radio station Radio Estadio. The report also states that an additional $12 million could be tacked on to Costa’s price tag.
With Philippe Coutinho sidelined and Mo Salah left on the bench, and an Anfield crowd growing more and more restless by the minute, Liverpool labored through the opening hour of its second game of the 2017-18 Premier league season. The Reds’ struggles against the bottom half of the league have been well-documented, and familiar issues were dogging Jurgen Klopp’s side against Crystal Palace. The visitors came to Anfield with three center backs and a determination to shut down Liverpool’s potent attack. Mane, like many of Liverpool’s athletic forwards and midfielders, tends to excel in an end-to-end, open match, with space to run into and defenders to beat for pace.