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Barcelona Turning a Corner?
The FC crew discuss Barcelona's dramatic semifinal win over Sevilla to send them to the Copa del Rey final. Manchester United stumble to their third-straight scoreless draw. Plus, Leicester City and AC Milan worry about their chances to finish top 4 in their respective leagues?
Sensational Sancho Sends Dortmund to Semis
The FC crew discuss Borussia Dortmund's German Cup win over Borussia M'gladbach as Jadon Sancho continues his excellent start to 2021. Plus, Manchester City extend their win streak to 21 games in all competitions with a win over Wolves and Cristiano Ronaldo nets his 20th Serie A goal of the season in a Juventus win.
Caught Offside: Feeling all alone
On this week's pod, the boys wonder if there's a lonelier feeling than the one Lee Mason was feeling over the weekend. Plus, we make our pitch for a TV series on the last decade at Barcelona and JJ revisits his interview with Pele.
Man United's "Big Six" Problem
The FC crew discuss Luke Shaw and Ole Gunnar Solskjær's post-match comments about the controversial handball in Manchester United's match against Chelsea. Plus, the guys break down the Red Devils' brutal record against Top 6 opponents, Real Madrid's draw with Real Sociedad and preview Barcelona's clash with Sevilla in the Copa del Rey.
Gab and Juls: Why is Zlatan Criticizing LeBron James?
Gab Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss AC Milan’s excellent 2-1 win away at Roma in Serie A alongside Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s controversial remarks involving LeBron James. They also analyze Arsenal’s solid performance in their away win at Leicester and ask if the Gunners have finally turned a corner. Finally, they touch on a lackluster match between Chelsea and Manchester United, and Gareth Bale’s resurgence at Spurs.
Another "Big 6" Stalemate
The FC crew discuss another scoreless draw for Manchester United against a "Big 6" rival but a controversial penalty no-call has Solskjaer and his players questioning referees' decision-making. Gareth Bale's brace gives Tottenham a boost but is it enough to push them into the top 4? Plus, they react to Zlatan Ibrahimovic's comments that LeBron James should stay out of politics.