Arsene Wenger is no longer providing disappointments on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
We won’t see Arsenal 1 Monaco 3 this season.
We won’t see them being battered by Munich again.
The Champions League is still a thrilling competition that showcases the world’s most gifted footballers and the strongest teams.
Cavani has improved since Mbappe and Neymar joined PSG.
That’s how football works.
Two fast and dynamic strikers join your team, so you you receive better passes, enjoy more space, and a get a bit more time to place your shot and header
Cavani had scored in every PSG game this season and last night he got two goals at Celtic Park, where Paris romped to a 5-0 victory.
Not too long ago Barcelona lost 1-0 there.
Last season Arsenal finished 5th in the Premier League and fifth is definitely not a trophy.
Liverpool were fourth and tonight Klopperpool are at home to Sevilla.
Spurs have mostly been a Europa-level club but their new Champions League campaign starts tonight against Borussia Dortmund.
So it’s bang!bang! Harry Kane against Aubameyang at Wembley Stadium.
And it may be time for Son, the most productive Asian export to European football, to step up to the plate again.
Chelsea and Manchester United are serious clubs with big ambitions.
Neither team conceded a goal last night
Chelsea spanked Qarabag 6-0 and Fellaini, Lukaku and Rashford all scored from crosses in a 3-0 victory over FC Basel. But United lost Pogba to a serious-looking hamstring injury.
Real Madrid might not humiliate Apoel Nicosia at the Bernabeu tonight but should cruise to three comfortable points.
Right now, on a sunny morning in old London town, Thursday night football looks like weak beer.