TWD Sports Saturday Thread #1 For 11/23/13: The UEFA BIG 6/Barclays Premier League All Day Thread (Final Version)
The Other Notable Events
The revival of Kaka is one of the season's most wonderful stories so far. He is playing like he wants to play for his country in his country next summer.
Serie A: @KAKA puts AC Milan 1-0 up at home to Genoa. Live on BT Sport 2 now. #btsport pic.twitter.com/IUWd4m9Ksw
— BT Sport (@btsport) November 23, 2013
Carlos Vela, with a four goal performance in Sociedad's seven goal thrilling win over Celta Vigo 4-3. Mexico still just has all the makings. Now if only he wouldn't be such a clown to his country.
For today, no Messi, no problem for Barcelona. A 4-0 thrashing over hapless Granada.
Oh, just 33 goals in 23 games for both club and country now for Cristiano this season. It was the only goal for a Madrid team who were listless otherwise again in La Liga BBVA. They just got by Almeria on the road 1-0.
And Didier Drogba takes a wide-eyed selfie on the bench today.
FT: Borussia Dortmund 0-3 Bayern Munich
The look of desperate says it all on Jurgen Klopp's face, as Bayern's greatness and all those injuries for the Black & Yellow lead to the Bundesliga title being decided already before the end of November.
What made it even more devastating than any defeat to Bayern for Klopp's men and his fans is the fact that former hero turned villain Mario Gotze made the difference, as he broke the deadlock in the second half after coming on.
FT: Arsenal 2-0 Southampton - Bo-Nut
Take a look at what Artur Boruc thought was his Lionel Messi display, turned into a loser mess embarrassment. Could easily be the vital moment in this great Arsenal-Southampton game.
Arsenal vs Southampton 1:0 Giroud (lol Boruc) by footballdaily2
And it did turn out to be the case, as Arsenal went on to add another goal through a Giroud penalty to win 2-0 on the day and stay top of the Premier League for another week. Boruc's mistake.
(More to come in this thread.)