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5 weekend stories from European soccer

Here are 5 stories from European soccer this weekend: Arsenal: At the Summit of the Premier League Teeming with confidence, Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal put forth perhaps their most convincing display yet against Chelsea. The scoreline won’t reflect the dominance but Arsenal’s 1-0 victory at Stamford Bridge feels like a harbinger of things to come. Gabriel […]

Bayer Leverkusen

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Xabi Alonso wins big in first game in charge of Bayer Leverkusen

Xabi Alonso is off to a flying start as head coach of Bayer Leverkusen. The former Liverpool, Real Madrid, and Bayern Munich star was named as the German club’s boss on Wednesday. In his first match with the team, Leverkusen smashed Schalke 4-0. Entering Saturday, Leverkusen only had one win in their eight Bundesliga fixtures. Leverkusen has also […]