Sunday, October 20, 2019

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    Victor Moses stars in Chelsea win

Victor Moses stars in Chelsea win

Nigerian international midfielder, Victor Moses put in a man of the match performance, forcing an assist and scoring the match winner as Chelsea earned an away win at high flying Burnley 2-1 in a dominant display.Burnley were unchanged from the weekend, while Moses, Bakayoko, Emerson, Pedro and Rudiger were recalled into the side, and Olivier Giroud got a deserved start [...]

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    Chelsea start EPL title defence on shaky note

Chelsea start EPL title defence on shaky note

Chelsea got off to a below-par start to their title defence at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.Nigerian winger Victor Moses was unavailable for selection owing to the red card he picked up in the final of the FA Cup.The Blues trailed Burnley by three goals in the opening 45 minutes — and although they mustered a comeback in the second half, they only succeeded in making [...]

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    Moses’ assist helps Chelsea secure draw at Burnley

Moses’ assist helps Chelsea secure draw at Burnley

Victor Moses, Chelsea winger, was impressive in his side's 1-1 draw with Burnley at Turf Moor on Sunday.The Chelsea team started the match with great intensity in a bid to increase their lead at the top of the English Premier League table.Moses registered his team's intent early on.The Nigerian fought off Robbie Brady before squaring the ball to Rodriguez Pedro [...]

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    Hull relegated after goalless draw

Hull relegated after goalless draw

Hull City have been relegated to the Championship after a 0-0 draw with Manchester United and Newcastle's 2-0 win over West Ham condemned them to the drop.The Tigers had to better the Magpies' result, but goals from Moussa Sissoko and Jonas Gutierrez ensured Hull’s goalless draw with the Red Devils came to nothing.Paul McShane and Robbie Brady had goals ruled [...]

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    BPL Preview: Who goes down? Hull City or Newcastle United?

BPL Preview: Who goes down? Hull City or Newcastle United?

The talking point of the last game of the season is not, obviously, on who wins the Barclays Premier League (BPL) title.Rather, the attention is on whom between Hull City and Newcastle United joins Burnley and QPR in the Championship.It’s a straight fight between “City” and “United” so let us play the number game without involving our soccer analysts.Of the [...]

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    BPL Panel: Man U set to leapfrog Arsenal

BPL Panel: Man U set to leapfrog Arsenal

Manchester United and Arsenal are evenly matched this season as they go into battle for third place.United won 2-1 at the Emirates in the Barclays Premier League (BPL) in November, despite Arsenal dominating for the majority of the match.Arsenal won 2-1 at Old Trafford in the FA Cup in March, despite United dominating for the majority of the match.There's little [...]

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    Fellaini’s winner sends Manchester United past Palace

Fellaini’s winner sends Manchester United past Palace

Marouane Fellaini headed in from close range to give Manchester United three points against Crystal Palace in the Barclays Premier League.  Juan Mata took over penalty duties for the visitors after recent misses from Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie when Scott Dann handled in the first half. The Spaniard made no mistake from the spot.Jason Puncheon came off the [...]

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    BPL: Chelsea to kill Liverpool’s faint UCL hopes

BPL: Chelsea to kill Liverpool’s faint UCL hopes

It’s all about Chelsea at the moment.After winning the Barclays Premier League (BPL) with three games to spare, they will be looking to dent Liverpool’s hope of catching up with the floundering Manchester United and pipping them to a fourth place finish on the log that will guarantee a berth in the UEFA Champions League.So, can Jose Mourinho and his [...]

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    ‘Fitter and confident’ Aluko ready to shoot Hull to safety

‘Fitter and confident’ Aluko ready to shoot Hull to safety

Hull City striker, Sone Aluko, is “fitter and more confident” to help the Tigers in their Barclays Premier League survival fight.The Super Eagles player has started the last four games and impressed with his performances, helping Steve Bruce’s team to six important points in the process.The 26-year-old now hopes that form continues at the business end of the season.“I [...]

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    Chelsea to emerge unscathed against Arsenal

Chelsea to emerge unscathed against Arsenal

There are a lot of books on football, but Arsene Wenger is yet to come across one that will teach him how to end a bad run against an adversary.In 12 meetings with Jose Mourinho, the Frenchman has not won a game.Our soccer analysts are not convinced he’s about to break the jinx when Arsenal and Chelsea meet at [...]

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    BPL Panel: United to crush City in Manchester derby

BPL Panel: United to crush City in Manchester derby

Numbers four and five are the new “ringing tones” in this Manchester derby as the two key stats going into Sunday’s game revolves around the numbers.  Five:Manchester City could become the first side in Barclays Premier League (BPL) history to record five consecutive victories against Manchester United.Four:No Manchester City manager has lost four successive BPL away games since Stuart Pearce [...]

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    BPL Panel: Draw best result for Spurs, United

BPL Panel: Draw best result for Spurs, United

With the Barclays Premier League (BPL) title now a two-horse-race between Chelsea and Manchester City, another ‘title’ fight – for top-four finish – is being spearheaded by Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham and Southampton.Two of the title rivals meet this weekend as United welcome Spurs to Old Trafford.Our soccer analysts – who have their own title fight too – [...]

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    BPL PANEL: Manchester City to drop points against Liverpool FC? No…Yes

BPL PANEL: Manchester City to drop points against Liverpool FC? No…Yes

You could agree with Shakira and say hips don’t lie.It’s not that straight forward, though, with stats.As Liverpool welcome Manchester City to Anfield in this weekend’s star match in the Barclays Premier League (BPL), here are some of the stats, according to Opta.Liverpool have won just two of the last 12 BPL matches against Man City (W2 D6 L4). Manchester City [...]

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    Victor Moses’ penalty wins it for Stoke

Victor Moses’ penalty wins it for Stoke

Victor Moses' stoppage-time penalty spoiled Tim Sherwood’s debut as Aston Villa manager as his side were condemned to a 2-1 loss at Villa Park in the Barclays Premier League.Sherwood saw his side get off to a flying start when on loan winger Scott Sinclair headed home Fabian Delph's cross after 20 minutes.But the visitors equalised on the stroke of half-time [...]

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    BPL: Southampton to draw or beat Liverpool

BPL: Southampton to draw or beat Liverpool

On Sunday, Liverpool and their trio of former Saints – Adam Lallana, Dejan Lovren and Rickie Lambert – return to St Mary’s Stadium to face Southampton in the Barclays Premier League (BPL).On Friday, TheCable and their trio of soccer analysts – Aisha Falode, Kayode Tijani and Sunday Omeike – return to the studio after the FA Cup to give their [...]

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    Ideye rescues a point for West Brom

Ideye rescues a point for West Brom

Nigeria international, Brown Ideye, was West Brom's unlikely hero as they fought back from two down to draw 2-2 at fellow strugglers Burnley.Ideye, who is the club’s record signing was rumoured to be close to a deadline day move to Al Gharafa SC of Qatar but the deal fell through, came off the bench at half-time at Turf Moor to [...]

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