November 3rd, 2011
Champions League Results Pt II: The Consolation Chronicles
Look away now if you’re a Schweini fan – your boy broke his collarbone in Bayern Munich’s 3-2 win over Napoli after a collision with Gokhan Inler. He could be out for up to six weeks. Image: AP Photo/Matthias Schrader.
Sadly it wasn’t the sound of records breaking that accompanied our Champions League viewing last night, but the shattering of Basti’s collarbone.
We’ve posted some lovely pictures to take your mind off the trauma, Kickettes. Try to keep warm and drink plenty of hot, sweet tea while you browse them. It’ll take the edge off.
If this kind of thing continues, we’re going to petition FIFA for paper shorts to become compulsory. Apart from being better for the environment, the tearing potential is awesome. Image: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images.
Your goal didn’t change the result in the end, Tulio, but nevermind. You and your team-mates are still full of win to us. Image: Reuters Pictures.
Aww, we’d pat Yoann’s bottom in a gentle but firm manner if we met him too, Hugo Lloris. Among other things. Image: REUTERS/Robert Pratta.
Don’t be starting on the Cheech, Sergiu Costin. You’ll have several thousand enraged Kickettes on yo’ ass if you do. Image: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images.
We’ve just popped this little cutie-pie into our Champions League Fantasy Football team. Watch with us as his form hits a career nadir. You read it here first. Image: Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images.
Better? There, there.