Big news from La Liga
The 'fat Spanish Waiter' aka Rafa Benitez was sacked as Real Madrid manager after just 7 months of uneasy tenure. Zinedine Zidane took over.
Benitez's last game was a 2-2 draw at Valencia, managed by Gary Neville
Once again, LvG faced heaps of criticism over his side's laboured 1-0 win over 3rd tier Sheffield Utd. It took a last minute injury time penalty from Rooney for the Red Devils to creep into the 4th Rd. With only 2 goal attempts on target, this match was a total BORE! It is NOT something the shirt sponsor Adidas was looking for.
Rooney after scoring 93rd minute penalty
The only Premier league casualty is Swansea who lost to league Div 2 Oxford Utd by 2-3.