Football around Europe: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Guardian
Ancelotti is changing the culture at Everton, Ibra returns for the Milan derby and Forest can extend Leeds’ slumpEverton face Crystal Palace knowing victory will lift them into seventh and, for 24 hours at least, level on points with Sheffield United. It is a bewildering state of affairs given they have been largely terrible this season but also testament to the job Carlo Ancelotti has done since becoming manager, with the high point undoubtedly being last week’s 3-2 win at Watford. Everton triumphed after going 2-0 down and having lost Fabian Delph to a 71st-minute red card, showing a level of resilience that has been lacking for some time. It is that quality, perhaps more than any other, that the Goodison faithful would like to see on Saturday. SN Related: The blame game: how Lionel Messi’s patience finally snapped at Barcelona Continue reading.....
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