There are always going to be winners and losers when there’s a major tournament involved. This week’s out-and-out winners, qualifying for next year’s World Cup in Brazil, are the Colombia who overturned a 3-0 deficit against a crestfallen Chile team.
If you take a look at football fans in England this week, you’ll probably see a bunch of glum faces as they realise the grey cloud of international breaks looms over with only miserable national team performances ahead. Nobody really cares anymore. It’s sad how we’ve reached this sorry state of affairs, especially when our country boasts one of the most competitive leagues in the world, so how is it that we’ve become the big underachievers of the football?