QUICK READS: Spurs sack Pochettino, Mourinho hired as replacement

QUICK READS: Spurs sack Pochettino, Mourinho hired as replacement

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #24

Tottenham Hotspur parted ways with Argentinian manager Mauricio Pochettino after more than five years at the club, with chairman Daniel Levy making it clear the departure was a sacking rather than a parting of ways through mutual consent.

Despite the indifferent start to the season for Spurs, it still came as quite a shock for the 47-year-old to be sacked – coming just six months after Pochettino lead Spurs to their first Champions League final, losing to Liverpool in Madrid.

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MATCH FOCUS: Liverpool 4-3 Red Bull Salzburg

MATCH FOCUS: Liverpool 4-3 Red Bull Salzburg

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #7

Liverpool thought they’d all but wrapped up their Champions League clash against Red Bull Salzburg when they raced into a three goal lead, but the Austrians had other ideas during a European classic at Anfield.

Taking the lead early through Sadio Mane, Liverpool remained dominant throughout the first half of the contest. Flying full back Andrew Robertson soon added a second goal for the Reds and before the half hour mark the Austrian visitors were in danger of sinking without a trace.

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MATCH FOCUS: Real Madrid 2-2 Club Brugge

MATCH FOCUS: Real Madrid 2-2 Club Brugge

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #6

Real Madrid left plenty to be desired in their UEFA Champions League Group A match when they were forced to battle back from two goals behind against a spirited Club Brugge at the Bernabeu.

Zinedine Zidane’s side have started their European campaign this season poorly, having just one point after two games now – and even that proved a challenge on a difficult night against their Belgian opponents.

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Juventus legend Claudio Marchisio announces his retirement at 33

Juventus legend Claudio Marchisio announces his retirement at 33

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #6

Claudio Marchisio announced the end of an era with his retirement from professional football at the age of 33. The Juventus legend joined the Italian club at the age of seven and won seven league titles while in Turin.

After playing almost 400 matches for Juventus, the Italian midfielder departed the club in 2018 to join Russian top-flight side Zenit St Petersburg. However, he found his impact last season affected by a number of injuries.

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MATCH FOCUS: Tottenham 2-7 Bayern Munich

MATCH FOCUS: Tottenham 2-7 Bayern Munich

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #5

Bayern Munich humbled Tottenham Hotspur in their own backyard, running in a ruthless display to breeze past their opponents as 7-2 winners in their UEFA Champions League Group B clash.

Despite the score, it was an enthralling encounter in London, as Tottenham even took an early lead through Son Heung-min and were level just before half time – before sinking without a fight in the closing stages of the match.

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