How the Netherlands lost faith in manager Guus Hiddink

The ESPN FC panel discuss Falcao's status in Old Trafford, Guus Hiddink's future with the Netherlands and Harry Kane's rise to stardom.

It is desperately sad to watch Guus Hiddink ruining his own legacy. Step by step, he dismantles the image that, at some point, used to be almost perfect. Remember the effort Roman Abramovich made to bring the Dutchman to Chelsea in 2009, even on temporary basis? He was the magician, the man with the Midas touch.

Nowadays, it will be quite difficult to find a fan who understands what Hiddink is doing on Netherlands' bench. They want him out. Some openly hate the coach who has long been considered…

Atletico Madrid’s Koke on the way to being the ‘boss’ of Spain

Koke, right, and Isco, left, represent the future of Spain's midfield.

As Spain struggled to make a breakthrough against a robust, if limited, Ukraine side in Seville last week, they were in need of inspiration and a spot of magic.
Without the likes of Xabi Alonso and Xavi Hernandez, and with Andres Iniesta's influence waning, a lot was expected from the likes of Isco. It was one of the less mainstream midfielders who took the proverbial bull by the horns and showed that extra bit of quality that has been lacking from La Roja's play until then: Koke.
The Atletico Madrid…