Cobham calling: Chelsea’s academy is colonising the Premier League. Frank Lampard and now Thomas Tuchel have helped create perfect conditions for homegrown players to flourish
Shocking rise of fan disorder leaves Ligue 1 facing an existential crisis. Nine games have been disrupted or abandoned in France’s top flight this term with authorities struggle to stem the rage
Ralf Rangnick’s arrival signals shift from messiah fix to modern vision of the game. The idea of manager as a charismatic leader steeped in a club’s DNA is no way to run a football club – unless you’re Barcelona
Thiago Alcantara and Virgil Van Dijk were also on target at Anfield.