Barclays Premier League Player of the Week (GW1): Philippe Coutinho

Philippe Coutinho is The Mastermind's Player of the Week for Gameweek 1. Liverpool were poor in the first half of their opening game against Arsenal, but just before half time, a stroke of Coutinho magic from 28m out got them back on level terms and allowed them to go into the second half with guns blazing and put together … Continue reading Barclays Premier League Player of the Week (GW1): Philippe Coutinho

English Premier League Team of the Week Gameweek 1

The opening matchday of the 2016-17 Barclays Premier League season did not disappoint on any front. We saw fantastic goals, shock results, new faces and some very impressive performances from several players. Here are the top 11 players from Gameweek 1! Goalkeeper: Ben Foster Ben Foster had a superb opening game against Crystal Palace as he … Continue reading English Premier League Team of the Week Gameweek 1

Middlesbrough vs. Stoke City Review

In one of the most entertaining encounters of the round, newly promoted side Middlesbrough and three-time 9th place finishers, Stoke City cancelled each other out in a 1-1 draw. Middlesbrough dominated the majority of the match. In fact they were brilliant in the opening 45, playing tiki-taka like football with fullbacks bombing forward and Gaston Ramirez … Continue reading Middlesbrough vs. Stoke City Review

Manchester City vs. Sunderland Review

It wasn't the most convincing victory for Manchester City but Guardiola ultimately did get off to a winning start in the Premier League after Paddy McNair's own goal ended Sunderlands' hopes of getting anything out of the match. Many people thought that Guardiola would get off to a winning start against the Black Cats but … Continue reading Manchester City vs. Sunderland Review

Hull City vs. Leicester City Review

Newly promoted Hull City shocked everyone with an opening day 2-1 win over the Champions Leiecester City. Well who would've expected that? I think if you had asked 99% of football fans, Hull City supporters included, they would've said Leicester would not only beat Hull but destroy them in the process. Instead it was almost … Continue reading Hull City vs. Leicester City Review

Barclays Premier League Gameweek 1 Preview and Predictions

Finally after the entertainment of Euro 2016 and a demented summer transfer window that shows no signs of slowing down, the Barclays Premier League season is upon us with the opening fixtures beginning tomorrow morning starting with Leicester City against Hull. With so many players still not fit after the Euros and so many transfers … Continue reading Barclays Premier League Gameweek 1 Preview and Predictions