Jonathan Ledger

    Liverpool win ten-goal thriller on penalty as Man United beat Chelsea

Liverpool win ten-goal thriller on penalty as Man United beat Chelsea

Liverpool triumphed 5-4 on penalties against Arsenal to qualify for the quarter finals of the Carabao Cup after a goalfest that ended 5-5 at full time.Divock Origi and Gabriel Martinelli both scored braces, and further goals were delivered by Ainsley Maitland-Niles, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Joe Willock and James Milner. Arsenal's four goals was the third time they achieved the feat at [...]

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    Salah saves Liverpool as Man United miss two penalties

Salah saves Liverpool as Man United miss two penalties

Mohamed Salah's 75th-minute spot-kick helped Liverpool complete a comeback 2-1 win over Tottenham at Anfield to maintain a five-point lead on the EPL table.The win extended Liverpool's unbeaten record at home to 45 games, while Tottenham has won only once in five league games.Tottenham took a surprise first-minute lead through striker Harry Kane. The captain latched on to Heng-Min Son's [...]

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    ‘Swiss Swiss victory’ — Perfect 10 titles for Federer on home soil

‘Swiss Swiss victory’ — Perfect 10 titles for Federer on home soil

It was 'Swiss Swiss victory' for Roger Federer, the Swiss tennis master, who won his 10th home title at the Swiss Indoors Open tournament final on Sunday.Federer easily defeated Alex de Minaur, Australian youngster 6-2 6-2 to in front of home fans.The win brought 38-year old Federer a third straight title, and he has now won five of the last [...]

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    Messi hits Ronaldo’s UCL record as Liverpool strolls to victory

Messi hits Ronaldo’s UCL record as Liverpool strolls to victory

Liverpool defeated Genk 4-1 in Belgium to claim a second victory in this season's competition, while Lionel Messi's Barcelona defeated Slavia Prague in Czech with star player joining an elite goalscoring club.A brace from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and further goals from Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah gave the UCL defending champions victory in an encounter they controlled.Genk had not won a [...]

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    UCL: Hattrick in 11 minutes as Sterling carries five-star Manchester City

UCL: Hattrick in 11 minutes as Sterling carries five-star Manchester City

Ten-man Manchester City and Tottenham both won big in their respective UCL games, moving both teams closer to the knockout stage.Sergio Aguero (brace) and Raheem Sterling's hattrick led City to a 5-1 win over Atalanta at the Etihad Stadium, while Tottenham dispatched a poor Red Star Belgrade side 5-0 in their London stadium.Atalanta, third in the Italian Serie A following [...]

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    Liverpool’s winning run halted by Man United as VAR takes centre stage

Liverpool’s winning run halted by Man United as VAR takes centre stage

Manchester United dominated Liverpool but had to settle for a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford in a feisty, end-to-end game between arch rivals of English football.Marcus Rashford and Adam Lallana scored for Man United and Liverpool respectively.The draw means Liverpool’s bid of equaling Man City’s record 18 straight wins was halted on a day Ole Gunnar Solskjaer showed there [...]

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    Man United slump to another defeat at Newcastle

Man United slump to another defeat at Newcastle

Manchester United lost at relegation-haunted Newcastle United with Matty Longstaff's debut goal consigning the Old Trafford giants to yet another defeat after a poor display.On a day when their neighbour, Manchester City lost at home, the Mancunians' performance at lowly Newcastle United was not a sight to behold.The loss was Man United's third of the season and consigned them to [...]

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    Traore scores brace as Wolves humble Man City at Etihad

Traore scores brace as Wolves humble Man City at Etihad

Adama Traore scored two goals to help Wolves beat Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium – a result that leaves the Champions eight points behind Liverpool at the Premier League summit.The loss is Man City's second of the season and is also the second time they would be dropping points at home in a season with just eight games played.It [...]

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    Mane stars as last-gasp penalty ensures Liverpool maintain winning run

Mane stars as last-gasp penalty ensures Liverpool maintain winning run

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    Nigeria’s Dennis scores twice as Club Brugge hold Real Madrid in Spain

Nigeria’s Dennis scores twice as Club Brugge hold Real Madrid in Spain

Emmanuel Dennis, newly capped Super Eagles player, scored twice for ten-man Club Brugge in a 2-2 draw against Real Madrid in Tuesday's Uefa Champions league match played in Spain.The result means Club Brugge keep their unbeaten status at the Santiago Bernabeu, having played a 0-0 draw at the venue in 1977.The 21-year-old former Ukraine-based striker took advantage of shambolic defending [...]

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    VAR call helps Arsenal secure draw against Man United

VAR call helps Arsenal secure draw against Man United

Manchester United and Arsenal continued their underwhelming start to the season on Monday night, playing out a disappointing 1-1 draw at the Old Trafford.After  making big-money signings in the summer, the two great rivals and former giants of English football were dire and average.Scott McTominay scored for Man United while Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a gift-wrapped equaliser for Arsenal.The draw means Manchester [...]

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    Liverpool to play at Qatar 2022 World Cup venue in December

Liverpool to play at Qatar 2022 World Cup venue in December

Liverpool, UEFA Champions League title holders, will begin their quest to win the 2019 FIFA Club World Cup title at the newly-built 40,000-capacity Education City Stadium in Doha, Qatar.This was revealed by FIFA on Monday as part of the draws ceremony for the annual intercontinental competition that brings together Champions League winners from each continent.Aside hosting Liverpool’s semi-final encounter on [...]

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    Ndidi scores in five-star Leicester win over Newcastle

Ndidi scores in five-star Leicester win over Newcastle

Wilfred Ndidi, Super Eagles midfielder, scored the fifth goal in Leicester City's 5-0 demolition of Newcastle United.The combative midfielder capped a dominant midfield performance with his second goal of the league season against a poor Newcastle side.It was his second goal of a season in which he has only missed one game.Wing back, Ricardo Perreira opened scoring with a long-range [...]

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    Bekele misses world record by two seconds in Berlin marathon win

Bekele misses world record by two seconds in Berlin marathon win

Kenenisa Bekele, the former world marathon champion, delivered a come-from-behind race to win the Berlin marathon, coming two seconds away from breaking the world record.The former Olympic champion won the race in two hours, one minute and 41 seconds (2:01:41), coming close to breaking Kenyan, Eliud Kipchoge’s record set last year, and the second fastest time ever doubled as the [...]

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    Wilder, Luis Ortiz rematch officially set for November 23

Wilder, Luis Ortiz rematch officially set for November 23

Deontay Wilder, undefeated World Boxing Council (WBC) champion, will defend his heavyweight title against Luiz Ortiz at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on November 23.The bout, announced on Saturday, will see 'The Bronze Bomber' attempt to deliver another knockout win against Cuba’s Ortiz in a rematch of their 2018 Brooklyn encounter.Wilder, 33, won the first encounter by [...]

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    EPL Roundup: Perfect Liverpool, Chelsea’s first home triumph and City’s hard victory

EPL Roundup: Perfect Liverpool, Chelsea’s first home triumph and City’s hard victory

The top clubs in the English Premier League won their respective league games on Saturday.Liverpool laboured to a one goal win at Sheffield United, while Chelsea recorded their first league victory of the season at home.Also, 10-man Tottenham survived a 41st minute red card to overcome Southampton 2-1 at their London stadium while Manchester City needed a well-taken Riyad Mahrez [...]

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