After Sunday’s dramatic end to the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, it’s time for the European Tour to make the short hop to the Doha Golf Club for the Qatar Masters. This is the 20th edition of the second Desert Swing event and, as ever, many of the European Tour’s finest players are in attendance.
Last year’s Farmers Insurance Open provided one of, if not the, best rounds of the entire PGA Tour season. The South Course at Torrey Pines is a tough enough prospect when the weather is good but when the rain is coming in sideways it is nearly impossible to put together a good squad.
Jurgen Klopp was not a happy man after the first leg of Liverpool’s EFL Cup semi-final against Southampton. The Reds had just gone down 1-0 at St Mary’s but Klopp believed it could have been a lot worse. “It could and should have been 2-0, 3-0,” he told the BBC.
Everything is relative in the Premier League. What is bad for some teams would be positively wonderful for others. Just look at Liverpool and Swansea.
When Pep Guardiola announced that he was taking over at Manchester City some pundits eulogised about how much the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich manager would teach his peers in the Premier League.