Monday, November 12, 2018

Tag "Diego Costa"

    Costa to leave Chelsea for Atletico Madrid — but won’t play until January

Costa to leave Chelsea for Atletico Madrid — but won’t play until January

English Premier League champions Chelsea have agreed to sell Diego Costa to Atlético Madrid.Costa will head back to his former club for a reported £53m after both clubs reached an understanding.It brings to an end a troubled spell for the striker who went AWOL this summer after Antonio Conte told him he was surplus to requirements at the club."Chelsea Football [...]

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    Costa: Chelsea treating me like a criminal — but I’ll come back stronger

Costa: Chelsea treating me like a criminal — but I’ll come back stronger

Chelsea outcast Diego Costa says the north London club is treating him like a "criminal".The 28-year-old spent the off-season in Brazil after being notified by Chelsea boss Antonio Conte that he had no future at Stamford BridgeConte informed Costa he was not part of his plans via a text message, and the striker says he will never delete the message."I'm [...]

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    Moses instrumental in Chelsea’s humbling of Southampton

Moses instrumental in Chelsea’s humbling of Southampton

Nigerian forward Victor Moses was instrumental as Chelsea trounced Southampton to extend their lead on the English Premier League table.Both sides came into the game firing on all cylinders but Chelsea struck blood first.Eden Hazard fired a shot past Fraser Forster from 15 yards to give the Blues the lead in the 5th minute.Former Chelsea player, Oriel Romeu, cancelled out the [...]

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    Moses returns to help Chelsea cruise past Bournemouth

Moses returns to help Chelsea cruise past Bournemouth

Nigerian winger Victor Moses returned to Chelsea's starting lineup to help the North London side defeat Bournemouth 3-1 at the Vitality Stadium.Moses was impressive from the get-go, and he made a major impact in the 17th minute.He picked out Diego Costa with a low cross and the Brazilian turned and smashed in a shot from 12 yards out.The shot which [...]

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    Moses in fine form as Chelsea outclass Swansea at Stamford Bridge

Moses in fine form as Chelsea outclass Swansea at Stamford Bridge

Victor Moses was impressive against Swansea at Stamford Bridge as Antonio Conte's men extended their lead at the top of the English Premier League table.Paul Clement's team fell 3-1 to the hosts, remaining stuck in the relegation zone.Chelsea took the lead when Cesc Fabregas latched onto a pass from Pedro to poke the ball past Lukasz Fabianski in his 300th [...]

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    Chelsea thrash Stoke for 13th straight EPL win

Chelsea thrash Stoke for 13th straight EPL win

English Premier League leaders Chelsea made it a 13th win in a row after defeating Stoke 4-2 at the Stamford Bridge Saturday evening.Gary Cahill headed Chelsea into the lead at Stamford Bridge in the 33rd minute.There was a flying start to the second half at Stamford Bridge, Bruno Martins Indi lumbering forward to equalise for Stoke in the 46th minute.Victor Moses [...]

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    Arsenal’s Gabriel wins appeal against red card

Arsenal’s Gabriel wins appeal against red card

Arsenal have won the appeal against defender Gabriel's red card during Saturday's 2-0 defeat by Chelsea.The 24-year-old defender was sent off by referee Mike Dean for violent conduct after a clash with the Blues striker Diego Costa at Stamford Bridge.The Brazilian will now not serve a three-match suspension but is subject to a separate Football Association charge of improper conduct [...]

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    Diego Costa charged with violent conduct

Diego Costa charged with violent conduct

Chelsea forward, Diego Costa, has been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association in his side's 2-0 win over Arsenal on Saturday.The 26-year-old striker put his hands in the face of Laurent Koscielny before clashing with Gabriel, who was sent off.The match officials missed the incident with Koscielny but it was caught on camera.Gabriel was also charged with improper [...]

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    Rooney strike earns Man U vital win over Arsenal

Rooney strike earns Man U vital win over Arsenal

An own-goal from Kieran Gibbs and a strike from Wayne Rooney earned Manchester United a 2-1 win over Arsenal, who managed to earn a late consolation goal through Olivier Giroud, at the Emirates.The Red Devils suffered an early injury blow when Luke Shaw was forced off with an ankle problem, before Jack Wilshere clashed with Marouane Fellaini following a tussle [...]

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    UCL PREVIEW: Chelsea, Barca seek maximum away points

UCL PREVIEW: Chelsea, Barca seek maximum away points

Two unbeaten sides in all competitions this season – Sporting Lisbon and Chelsea – meet at the Estadio Jose Alvalade in Lisbon in Day 2 UEFA Champions League (UCL) matches.Jose Mourinho’s side have been in good form in the premier league, but they stuttered to a 1-1 draw against Schalke in their Group G opener. That puts more pressure on [...]

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    Costa treble inspires Chelsea victory… Arsenal, City draw

Costa treble inspires Chelsea victory… Arsenal, City draw

Diego Costa's hat-trick and a debut goal by Loic Remy ensured Chelsea maintained their 100 per cent record in the Barclays Premier League.The current player-of-the-month added another three goals to his impressive goals tally to help the Blues seal all three points against Swansea.Swansea took the lead in the 11th minute thanks to an own goal by Chelsea captain John [...]

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    Costa wins BPL player-of-the-month award

Costa wins BPL player-of-the-month award

Diego Costa has been named the Barclays player of the month for August after an impressive start to life in English football.The Spain international sealed a £32m move to Chelsea from reigning La Liga champions Atletico Madrid in July and has wasted no time in repaying the faith shown in him by manager Jose Mourinho.Costa scored in his Premier League [...]

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    Chelsea win nine-goal thriller as City, United stumble

Chelsea win nine-goal thriller as City, United stumble

Chelsea went to the top of the Premier League table after beating Everton 6-3 in a stunning game at Goodison Park on Saturday.The Blues raced into a 2-0 lead after less than three minutes of the match as Diego Costa and Bransilav Ivanovic shocked the home fans.Just before half time, Everton were back in it as Kevin Mirallas headed home [...]

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    The BPL Panel predicts a first win for Man U

The BPL Panel predicts a first win for Man U

After a week of action in the UEFA Champions League play-offs and the second-round of the Capital One Cup, the Barclays Premier League resumes this weekend.As usual, our panel comprising Kayode Tijani (KT), Aisha Falode (AF) and Sunday Omeike (SO), are on hand to give their verdict on all the ten games. Burnley v Manchester UnitedSO: Burnley will always struggle in [...]

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    The big kick-off: Barclays Premier League returns!

The big kick-off: Barclays Premier League returns!

After this summer’s World Cup, fans are in for a longer treat as the new season in England begins. And guess who’s back, too? Sunday Einstein Omeike, our analyst of the World Cup fame.In this interview with TheCable, the soccer aficionado bares his mind on his expectations for the new season.Teaser: Manchester United fans will, at the end of the [...]

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    Mikel: I’ve seen the good and bad times in Chelsea

Mikel: I’ve seen the good and bad times in Chelsea

John Mikel Obi may have lost his automatic shirt in Chelsea’s first team with the arrival of Nemanja Matic in January, but the Super Eagles midfielder says he has seen the good and the bad times at Stamford Bridge to know there’s always a probable turnaround.   Mikel has now become an elder’s statesman at Chelsea, as only just John Terry and [...]

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