This week’s episode sees Joe, Will, Mark and Jack dissect the Champions League quarter finals . Mark is dressed for the occasion in a Quique Setien starter kit. Jack and Joe break down the games and talk the big problems for Barca. And Will enlightens the world with WhatsApp instructions.
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE CHAT
PSG finally book their semi final place by putting Atalanta to the sword as Neymar’s sublime virtuoso performance ended the pirates’ dream. Can Neymar and M’Bappe go all the way? With Bayern crushing Barcelona it asks massive questions of what next for Messi and Who will be the next coach in line? Does it really matter?
At last, the world was introduced to the force that is Dayot Upamecano with RBLeipzig defeating Diego Simeone’s Atleti’. Where does this win put Nagelsmann among the world’s elite coaches? Are the German coaches among the most innovative in the world? Will Leipzig be able to keep ‘Upa’ after his commanding performance?
And what did Pep get wrong, as his City team were outthought and soundly beaten by Lyon. What should have been a dominant attacking performance, saw City fail to ignite. Does this ask more questions of Pep? Did he need to tinker? As for Lyon, will Depay and co be able to lay a glove on Bayern in the semi-finals? And how much longer will Hossem Aouar be a Lyon player for?
EUROPA LEAGUE CHAT
Joe casts shade on Manchester United’s Europa League run, as the Red Devils take on serial winners Sevilla. The semi-finals of the Europa League will also feature Shaktar Donetsk against Inter Milan. Will Antonio Conte secure a piece of silver-ware in his first season back in Serie A?
What problems will Nathan Ake’s signature solve for Pep? And is giving Willian a 3 year deal going too far, even for Arsenal?