ESPN – Gomez and Roberts poised for future Premier League success

Joe Gomez made 21 appearances in the Championship last season with Charlton. Joe Gomez and Patrick Roberts have both been in the news over the last week or so. Gomez completed his move from Charlton Athletic to Liverpool for an initial £3.5 million on Saturday, while Roberts has been strongly linked with a £10 million move to Manchester City. Here, we assess the future prospects of these two England Under-19 internationals. Joe Gomez, 18, Central Defender Gomez came up through the ranks at Charlton Athletic and first received nationwide attention due to a…

ESPN – As you were in the race for the title – Five things learned from La Liga

Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique believes La Liga title race with Real Madrid will go to the final day, despite his side's 6-0 victory over Getafe. Real Madrid head coach Carlo Ancelotti is confident his side is in an ideal position to pounce on any potential slip from Barcelona in La Liga title race. Atletico Madrid head coach Diego Simeone has heaped praise on striker Fernando Torres, who score Atletico Madrid's winner against Villarreal. Five thoughts gleaned from the weekend's action, as Barcelona and Real Madrid take maximum points again and the battle for a place in the Europa League hots up. 1. Title Watch It's pretty much as you were in the La Liga title race after the midweek action, so it remains advantage Barcelona with one fewer round of games to play. On Tuesday evening, Barca completely blew away Getafe at the Camp Nou, going 5-0 up with just 40 minutes gone, as Lionel Messi, Neymar, Luis Suarez and Xavi Hernandez took…

ESPN – Luis Suarez’s ‘last resort’ approach to goal lifts Barcelona to big win in Paris

Luis Suarez erupts in the second half with two brilliant solo goals seeing Barcelona defeat PSG in France in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal. ESPN FC's Craig Burley praises Barcelona's front three after dismantling PSG in Paris. Barcelona's Luis Suarez gave the Blaugrana a commanding lead with two spectacular goals against PSG. Barcelona forward Luis Suarez discusses his performance against PSG and looks ahead to the second leg at Camp Nou. Luis Suarez didn't plan to nutmeg David Luiz, not the first time and not the second time either, but that's what he did and deliberately so. From the right, from the middle and right through the middle; of the Brazilian's legs, that is. The neatest of touches and he was out on the other side, defender left behind and left looking pretty daft, too. Then came the finish: Suarez scored Barcelona's 1,000th and 1,001st goals in European football, his fifth and sixth in six Champions League games this…