UEFA draws are formulaic beasts. Gianni Infantino always hosts them; random former players are drawn into tedious exchanges in a language that is not native to them; and always, always, people complain that the result is a fix.
It happens every time football’s coterie of European chief executives and besuited club secretaries descend on UEFA headquarters in Nyon to see balls drawn from a Perspex container, and watch a succession of infuriating and meaningless video montages.
This year’s semi-final was no different, with fans quickly speculating that UEFA had engineered the draw to ensure thatRead More »from Overreaction Theatre special: The fix is in! UEFA set up Clasico final!