Champions League: Mourinho makes Real Madrid’s free-scoring strikers misfire?
EUROPEAN football only matters to the tabloids when a foreign club is playing a British side in the Champions’ League. Thus, all eyes are on Real Madrid, who face Manchester United. The Sun’s “European football correspondent” – “World Football Uncovered” – Antony Kastrinakis has the lowdown on the Spanish side. In a piece about how Jose Mourinho has upset his side with his “autocratic rule”. Kastrinakis writes:
“Strikers Gonzalo Higuain and Karim Benzema are fed up with being rotated and are struggling for form.”
Are they? No quotes are given to support the claim. So. Let’s see the facts from the season so far:
Benzema: six goals from ten league ppearances; Champions’ League: three goals from five starts
Higuain: eight goals from 12 appearnces; Champions League: 1 gioal form 3 sgtarts
If that’s struggling…