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Defensive woes hurt Manchester United, Liverpool v. Chelsea rematch takes the spotlight, Lazio president speaks out about Macheda, and more



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While you try to help your side get an extra edge in their Champions League tie (may it be through seasoned meats or darker means), here are several things to keep your mind productively occupied.

Manchester United Pay the Penalty for Defensive Frailties

Manchester United’s defense has been breached a little too often recently, and thanks to continued issues in last night’s surprising home draw with Porto, the chance for a repeat is hanging by a thread for the reigning European champions.

Liverpool v. Chelsea Champions League Quarterfinal Liveblog

As you can with all of the big matches, you can follow the latest edition of Liverpool v. Chelsea from start to finish via Victor Li’s live match commentary.

Liverpool v. Chelsea Champions League Quarterfinal Preview

Chelsea and Liverpool are meeting in the Champions League for the umpteenth time, and here’s a preview of the latest showdown from a Chelsea perspective.

Name Your Liverpool v. Chelsea Starting XI

Who should start for Liverpool in today’s Champions League quarterfinal against Chelsea? Give your take.

Villareal v. Arsenal Match Report and Player Ratings

How did Arsenal’s players rate in yesterday’s 1-1 draw away to Villareal?

EPLTalk’s Premier League Team of the Season

We’ve still got a little while before the real thing is announced, but EPLTalk writer Michael Timbury has already given his picks for this season’s English Premier League best XI.

Lazio President Lotito Wants New Rules on Young Players

Before Federico Macheda was an instant Manchester United legend, he was a youth player at Lazio, and if Lazio president Claudio Lotito had his way, he still would be.

Celtic Tattoo Helps Catch Internet Pervert

In keeping with the tattoo theme from The Offside’s weekend quiz, an online pervert helped catch himself thanks to a very distinctive tattoo of his favorite club. Do they get Setanta in prison?