Benfica vs Chelsea: Five Reasons Why Chelsea Will Lose The 1st Leg

Chelsea travel to the Estadio da Luz to face Benfica in the first-leg of their UEFA Champions League quarter-final clash with Benfica which, we admonish, could get messy for the Blues. “I think there is an anxiety in Chelsea by the lack of goals from Torres and Drogba,” so said Benfica winger Nicolas Gaitan ahead of Tuesday night’s quarter-final clash. “We can exploit that and even though it will be difficult to stop them, it is possible and I have confidence we will keep ... Continue Reading →

Ligue 1 and Liga Sagres Update

In the stands frequently brings you top quality articles and updates you on the major leagues in Europe but I thought that maybe I should give a brief update on whats going on in France and Portugal. If theres any leagues that people want me to do an update for (within reason), I will aim to do so. France Last years champions Bordeaux are currently, to put it blankly, dicking Ligue 1. 48 points after just 22 games while second place Monaco have only 39. In mid-december they beat Olympique Lyonnais ... Continue Reading →