Assi di Coppe: Sarri’s Chelsea Triumph In Europa League

Maurizio Sarri came, saw, and won. The former Napoli coach led Chelsea to their first Europa League title, seeing off Arsenal in the Final in Baku with a storming second half. Eden Hazard scored a brace in what was likely his last match with the Blues, and goals by Jean Giroud and Pedro Rodriguez wrapped a comfortable 4-1 success against Unai Emery’s side.

Meanwhile In Moscow: The Final Top 11 of World Cup 2018

The France squad that just won their second World Cup title didn’t make our jaws drop. Beauty and appearance were rather left to the Gioconda’s smile and to Napoleonic conquers. But in football, those who win are always right. And so, The Cult of Calcio’s final Top 11 lineup could not but feature many French – pardon, World Champions – representatives.

Meanwhile in Moscow: Third Spot of WC Podium Goes to Belgium

The World Cup Third Place Playoff is probably the saddest game in the whole football season calendar. The match no team would like to be playing, having just lost the chance to be part of the real deal that happens the following day. Belgium earned the third spot by beating England 2-0 in Saint Petersburg with goals by Thomas Meunier and Eden Hazard.

Meanwhile in Moscow: Brazil Bid Adieu, Belgium Burst Into Semis

It’s a World Cup, but it looks like a European Championship by now. Belgium eliminated the last representative from South America last night, beating Brazil 2-1 in Kazan. The Belgians benefited from an own goal by Fernandinho, and doubled their lead with Kevin De Bruyne, before Renato Augusto could vainly reduce the gap for the Selecao.

Meanwhile in Moscow: Belgium Come Back Captain Tsubasa-Style

Overconfidence could have costed much to Belgium, which snatched a last-minute 3-2 win over Japan in a wonderful Round of 16 game played in Rostov. The Belgians had to receive two violent slaps from the Samurais that really put them with their back against the wall, before they would stop contemplating themselves, and work out a plan to win their game.

Meanwhile In Moscow: The Top 11 of the Second and Third Round

The Group Stage ended two days ago, featuring among other things the shocking elimination of Germany, much disappointment on the part of Poland, and the win by the Red Devils of Belgium over Harry Kane’s England. The Cult of Calcio offers you a new Top 11 of players that left their mark during the second and third round games of the Group Stage.

Meanwhile in Moscow: Wonder Belgium, 5 Goals to Tunisia!

Belgium seem ready to finally collect the fruits of their golden generation’s maturity. While Panama and Tunisia didn’t prove to be the most challenging of tests, the way coach Roberto Martìnez’s selection got rid of both was impressive. Today, they delivered 5 goals to the unfortunate North Africans, including braces by Romelu Lukaku and Eden Hazard.