Europa League Might Actually Be Fun To Watch In 2018

Welcome to the second tier, Borussia Dortmund and Atletico Madrid. Sure you’ve been a part of three of the last five Champions League finals, but sweet Thursday night road trips are in your future after finishing third in your respective UCL groups to earn the Europa League parachute. 

Atletico played in the Champions League final in 2014 and 2016, losing to crosstown rival Real Madrid both times. Los Colchoneros are ranked No. 2 in UEFA’s club coefficients, a rating score based on the previous five seasons of European play.

Fantasy Premier League Tips Week 15

Hello folks, we’re back! We got 7 matchdays in December and this is our second match day of the week– so be quick to make your transfer on any of these players:

Matt Ritchie (Newcastle United):

Newcastle finally showed signs of life in their 2-2 comeback against West Brom, and they’ll travel to Chelsea on Saturday with the Blues coming off only two days rest.

The always high-energy Matt Ritchie could be a massive sleeper pick this week.

Harry Maguire (Leicester City):

Santi Cazorla Is In A World Of Darkness

Santi Cazorla is surrounded by darkness. He cannot escape the despair. The omnipresent smile has been replaced by a pained expression, beseeching the soccer gods to bestow upon him a healthy foot. The saga of the never-ending Santi Cazorla injury continued Wednesday when the Arsenal midfielder announced he underwent a ninth surgery in 13 months on his right foot.  

Cazorla’s announcement came via Twitter with a telling photo: the Spaniard, hands clasped as if in prayer, looking to the heavens while blackness surrounds from above and below.