Performance Analysis: Valencia 2-5 Real Sociedad -- Antoine Griezmann has his moments, but no real influence

Performance Analysis: PSG 4-0 Dinamo Zagreb -- Adrien Rabiot destroys, Sime Vrsaljko exposed, Mateo Kovacic impresses

Out & About -- October 2012

Performance Analysis: Manchester United 2-1 Arsenal -- Jack Wilshere's red card caps a low key personal display

Performance Analysis: Ajax 3-1 Manchester City -- Christian Eriksen delivers in 'false 9' role; Tobias Sana not at his best on the right

Wonderkid Watch: Serie A -- Stephan El Shaarawy

Out & About -- September 2012

Performance Analysis: Bayern Munich 2-0 Hoffenheim -- Toni Kroos & Xherdan Shaqiri lively; Roberto Firmino restricted in more ways than one

Performance Analysis: Zenit St. Petersburg 2-3 AC Milan -- Axel Witsel & Stephan El Shaarawy lack influence, but for different reasons

Performance Analysis: Parma 1-1 AC Milan -- Stephan El Shaarawy plays on the left, but takes center stage

Performance Analysis: Arsenal 1-2 Chelsea -- Santi Cazorla & Oscar performances raise important personal issues

Performance Analysis: Stuttgart 0-3 Hoffenheim -- Roberto Firmino shows his deadliness on the counter-attack

Performance Analysis: Eintracht Frankfurt 3-3 Borussia Dortmund -- Lukasz Piszczek does his second job well, but not his first

Performance Analysis: Bayern Munich 3-0 Wolfsburg -- Xherdan Shaqiri on fire in the hole

Performance Analysis: Schalke 04 0-2 Bayern Munich -- Lewis Holtby & Julian Draxler not allowed to make a telling difference

Performance Analysis: Real Madrid 3-2 Manchester City -- Michael Essien the wrong option in Mourinho's midfield three

Performance Analysis: Eintracht Frankfurt 3-2 Hamburg SV -- Milan Badelj plays second fiddle to Rafael van der Vaart

Out & About -- August 2012

Performance Analysis: Southampton 2-3 Manchester United -- United's CM called into question. Again.

Performance Analysis: West Ham 3-0 Fulham -- A tale of 2 strikers (Andy Carroll & Dimitar Berbatov)