Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Tag "Eden Hazard"

    Chelsea pip Man United to eighth FA Cup title

Chelsea pip Man United to eighth FA Cup title

Chelsea defeated Manchester United 1-0 to win an eighth FA Cup trophy at the Wembley Stadium on Saturday.Nigeria's Victor Moses, who was sent off in last season’s final defeat to Arsenal, featured for the full duration of the match.Chelsea took the lead through Eden Hazard's spot-kick in the 22nd minute. The Belgian was brought down in the 18-yard box by [...]

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    Hazard, Moses lead Chelsea to rout West Brom

Hazard, Moses lead Chelsea to rout West Brom

BY JONATHAN LEDGER Reigning but soon-to-be-deposed Premier league champions got back to winning ways on Monday night, defeating Alan Pardew’s relegation-threatened West Bromwich Albion 3-0 at Stamford Bridge.Chelsea were looking to return to winning ways after suffering two straight humiliating drubbings at the hands of Bournemouth and Watford, and coach Antonio Conte handed a first start to former Arsenal striker, Olivier [...]

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    Chelsea lift EPL trophy as Terry bows out

Chelsea lift EPL trophy as Terry bows out

Chelsea has lifted the English Premier League trophy for a fifth time in their history following a 5-1 win over Sunderland.The North London team had already wrapped up its second title in three years at Stamford Bridge last weekend.Hence, Sunday's game was a formality in terms of the league title but significant to Antonio Conte's men as they bade farewell [...]

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    Kanté named Football Writers’ player of the year

Kanté named Football Writers’ player of the year

The Football Writers' Association has named Chelsea's N'golo Kanté as its 2017 footballer of the year.The Chelsea midfield maestro adds the FWA footballer of the year award to his previous PFA win.Kante is the 20th player to hold both honours in the same season, two years after his teammate Eden Hazard achieved the feat.The prestigious FWA accolade which has been awarded [...]

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    Moses grabs assist as Chelsea qualify for FA Cup final

Moses grabs assist as Chelsea qualify for FA Cup final

Nigerian winger Victor Moses provided an assist as Chelsea defeated Tottenham Hotspurs 4-2 on Saturday to qualify for the final of the FA Cup.Chelsea were twice pegged back before Eden Hazard and Nemanja Matic put daylight between them and Tottenham.The North London teams served up a treat at Wembley as Willian got the Blues in front with a free-kick inside [...]

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    Moses shines, Iwobi quiet as Chelsea thrash Arsenal

Moses shines, Iwobi quiet as Chelsea thrash Arsenal

Nigerian, Victor Moses, was lively as Chelsea avenged their early-season defeat in the hands of Arsenal with an emphatic 3-1 win victory at Stamford Bridge on Saturday afternoon.Arsenal started the game with purpose and intensity but a lapse in concentration defensively cost them early on as Chelsea took the lead through Marcos Alonso’s controversial goal.Although Arsenal could have equalised, they [...]

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    Carneiro leaves Chelsea after Mourinho row

Carneiro leaves Chelsea after Mourinho row

Chelsea doctor, Eva Carneiro, has decided to leave the club six weeks after she was criticised by manager Jose Mourinho.The 42-year-old lost her place on the bench and was no longer allowed to attend matches or training sessions after Mourinho said his medical staff were “naïve” for treating Eden Hazard on the pitch during the 2-2 draw with Swansea on [...]

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    Mourinho, Hazard win BPL awards

Mourinho, Hazard win BPL awards

Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho, has been named Barclays Premier League (BPL) manager of the season, with Eden Hazard picking up the player's award.Mourinho led Chelsea to their first BPL title in five years, as well as the Capital One Cup.The 52-year-old, who is in his second spell with the Blues, beat fellow nominees Ronald Koeman, Garry Monk, Nigel Pearson and [...]

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    Hazard saves Chelsea, Moses scores for Stoke

Hazard saves Chelsea, Moses scores for Stoke

Chelsea needed a controversial penalty decision to edge past QPR at Stamford Bridge in the Barclays Premier League (BPL).The Blues had taken the lead in the 32nd minute when Oscar curled in exquisitely with the outside of his foot. But Charlie Austin flicked in a badly-hit Leroy Fer shot in the 62nd to give Harry Redknapp's side hope of earning [...]

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    Lampard haunts Chelsea, Leicester sink United

Lampard haunts Chelsea, Leicester sink United

Frank Lampard haunted his old club Chelsea when he netted a late equaliser for Manchester City at the Etihad.Lampard scored five minutes from time as the Citizens grabbed a vital point.Andre Schurrle looked to have won it for the Blues when he tapped home from Eden Hazard's cross in the 70th minute.City pressed early on and Edin Dzeko went close [...]

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    Ba accuses Mourinho of favouritism

Ba accuses Mourinho of favouritism

Former Chelsea striker Demba Ba has accused Jose Mourinho of favouritism during his time at Stamford Bridge.Ba feels he was not given time to prove his worth in the first team.The former Blues forward, who was offloaded to Besiktas in the summer, struggled to get regular playing time with the West London side and has now hit out at Mourinho, [...]

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    Mikel, Moses missing in Chelsea’s pre-season tour

Mikel, Moses missing in Chelsea’s pre-season tour

John Mikel Obi and Victor Moses are not among Chelsea players listed for the London club's pre-season tour to Austria.Their omission is due to their involvement in Nigeria's 2014 World Cup campaign this summer.Like the Super Eagles duo, Eden Hazard, Romelu Lukaku, Thibaut Courtois, Oscar, Ramires and Andre Schurrle have also all been omitted after their extended World Cup campaigns.Chelsea’s new [...]

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    Belgium beat Algeria to complete Africa’s hat trick of losses

Belgium beat Algeria to complete Africa’s hat trick of losses

Belgium fought back from a goal down to score twice in the final 20 minutes and earn a hard-fought 2-1 win over gutsy Algeria in their World Cup Group H opener on Tuesday.Substitutes Marouane Fellaini and Dries Mertens turned the game around after Algeria playmaker Sofiane Feghouli had given them a 25th-minute lead with a penalty at the Mineirao Stadium.Belgium, [...]

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    Countdown 29: Can Kompany’s Belgium emulate ’86 golden generation?

Countdown 29: Can Kompany’s Belgium emulate ’86 golden generation?

The biggest stage is where he loves to be; and with the World Cup up in a month’s time and fresh from lifting the English Premiership title with Manchester City, Vincent Kompany is ready for the challenge to lead arguably the tournament’s most star-studded side.At 28 years, the Manchester City captain is at his peak; and as often seen at [...]

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    Westerhof is a fan of Mourinho’s tactics

Westerhof is a fan of Mourinho’s tactics

Former Super Eagles manager, Clemens Westerhof, has backed Jose Mourinho’s tactics, which have come under the spotlight in recent days.The Chelsea boss was roundly criticised for his ultra-defensive tactics after his team's 3-1 aggregate loss to Spanish club, Atletico Madrid in last week’s UEFA Champions League semifinal.Morten Olsen, Denmark’s head coach, was the most vociferous, declaring on Monday that Mourinho’s [...]

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