Mourinho’s handbrake and the psychology of goalkeeping

Natalie Sawyer and Gab Marcotti are privileged to be joined by Henry Winter and Matthew Syed after a Champions League week that’s thrown up a number of broader talker points.


It’s another howler from Hugo Lloris in the Tottenham goal away in Eindhoven. The panel examine the mindset of a modern-day goalkeeper and to what extent they are under-appreciated and over-analysed.


Manchester United meekly slip to defeat at home to Juventus. Find out why a line-up full of attacking players doesn’t necessarily mean an attacking line-up with Jose Mourinho at the moment.


Plus FIFA have proposals in a place for a Club World Cup featuring 24 teams. Is this another example of owners trying to maximise the club’s assets and another take on the European Super League?


Charlie Scott and Paddy von Behr provide their advice ahead of the fantasy football weekend. For free Fantasy Premier League tips from The Sweeper, visit thetimes.co.uk/fantasyfootball 

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