This has not been the Premier League's best week in Europe's top competition. In the Champions League, three of England's representatives lost, whilst the fourth were obliged to recover from a losing position.
What was worse was the identity of those doing the beating. It was not the old school muscle of the competition that was handing out the drubbing. It was not Milan or Real or Inter. It was Ajax, Shakhtar and Schalke doffing up England's finest. Meanwhile Manchester United were shocked out of their complacency at home not by Benfica, Bayern or Barcelona. But by Braga.
Does this suggest,Read More »from Reports of Premier League demise have been exaggerated