Fresh from Chelsea’s win in the Club World Cup, James Richardson and the panel dissect all the mid-week cup action. Plus: are Arsenal really worse than Torquay?
James Richardson sits down with Barry Glendenning, John Ashdown and Paul MacInnes to discuss Chelsea v Monterrey.
But it wasn’t the only match being played on Thursday morning: Sid Lowe joins us on the line from the touchline of a reporters’ game. There’s talk of – shock – Lionel Messi scoring two goals and critics trying and take away his goalscoring record.
Plus we preview all the Premier League games at the weekend, the story of Udinese’s lone away fan and a scandalous encounter in São Paulo involving an Argentinian side, the police and a metal pipe.
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