Injury Time: Bleak week for England in the Champions League

It was another week of disappointment and resounding ineptitude for the European representatives of the Premier League – or, as many have taken to calling it, The Most Exciting League The World Has Ever Seen.

On Tuesday night an embarrassingly tame Old Trafford was treated to another viewing of Manchester United’s totally revolutionary diamond formation, which just about ticked along functionally enough to scrape a victory against the Portuguese league’s third best club. Nerves ultimately got to Sporting Braga, but not until they had managed to easily stick two past the desperately immobile and extremely boring-looking centre back pairing of Jonny Evans and Michael Carrick. Continue reading