We look back at the last few days of football, starting with Liverpool’s Champions League defeat at PSG, which leaves them in danger of crashing out of the competition they made it to the final of just six months ago. We ask what more Marco Verratti could have done to get himself sent off and whether it’s time to judge Neymar on his own merits, rather than the circus surrounding him.
There was a Carabao Cup match on Tuesday – no, seriously! After rounding up that and the Football League action, we look ahead to this weekend’s Premier League fixtures, workshop a Harry Redknapp/Noel Edmonds managerial double-act and wonder whether a football match is ever important enough to fake a death to avoid.
Back on Monday!
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Kieran McManus/BPI/REX/Shutterstock (10003067cp) Neymar of Paris Saint-Germain squares up to Andrew Robertson of Liverpool Paris Saint-Germain v Liverpool, UEFA Champions League Group C, Football, Parc Des Princes, Paris, France – 28 Nov 2018″ class=”maxed responsive-img” itemprop=”contentUrl” src=”https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/81428285372a9ac98b8671461c3e1063214d04ba/0_9_1926_1156/master/1926.jpg?width=300&quality=85&auto=format&fit=max&s=8b6fd7b2fa79825bdc9575a1c99eb275″>
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