The ESPN FC team discuss Robert Lewandowski's mask he will be featuring in Bayern Munich's clash with Barcelona, where Raf Honigstein believes Lewandowski seems to be comfortable despite suffering a fractured nose and jaw at the end of April.
Beware the law of small numbers. Up until the semifinal in Belo Horizonte last summer -- you'll probably remember, it finished 7-1 -- Germany had never beaten Brazil at a World Cup before. They had not even managed a draw against the Selecao. Only defeats. Or, to be a bit more accurate: one defeat, in their one and only meeting up until then, in the 2002 final in Yokohoma. 2-0, Brazil won that one.
When the sample size is so small, it's not a good idea to draw grandiose conclusions. Yes, FC Bayern's...
Costly mistakes, as well as the absence of key personnel, which forced changes such as the deployment of Sergio Ramos in midfield, contributed to Real Madrid's defeat vs. Juventus on Tuesday. Graham Hunter »
Carlo Ancelotti says his Real Madrid side will need full support of the Santiago Bernabeu stadium when they host Juventus next week looking to secure a second successive appearance in the UEFA Champions League final.