Thursday, September 20, 2018

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    Rashford brace helps United down Liverpool

Rashford brace helps United down Liverpool

Manchester United prevailed 2-1 over arc rival Liverpool this afternoon at Old Trafford.In the battle for second place behind runaway leaders Manchester City, a spirited Red Devils side banished the ghost of the dull 0-0 draw at Anfield earlier in the season to down an uncharacteristically sluggish Liverpool.Paul Pogba sustained an injury in training and Jose Mourinho replaced him with [...]

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    Real Madrid, Liverpool cruise into UCL quarter final

Real Madrid, Liverpool cruise into UCL quarter final

Cristiano Ronaldo scored in a record-equaling ninth consecutive UCL game to lead Real Madrid to a 2-1 victory over ten-man PSG at the Parc de Princes stadium in France.Real Madrid made four changes to the team which won the first leg 3-1, surprise starts for wonderkid Marco Asensio,  Lucas Vasquez and Mateo Kovacic, while Dani Carvajal returned from suspension to [...]

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    Everton player Ross Barkley, who has Nigerian roots, suffers ‘racist abuse’

Everton player Ross Barkley, who has Nigerian roots, suffers ‘racist abuse’

Everton FC midfielder Ross Barkley is believed to have been racially abused in a controversial newspaper article published in The Sun.Barkley's paternal grandfather is Nigerian and his father, according to Kickoff.com, is Liverpool resident Peter Effanga.The alleged racist abuse contained in the article was sequel to Barkley being punched in a Liverpool bar last weekend.His lawyer had described the incident [...]

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    Liverpool outclass Arsenal at Anfield

Liverpool outclass Arsenal at Anfield

Arsene Wenger's 50th game against Liverpool ended in 3-1 defeat at Anfield as the hosts continued their outstanding performance in big games this season.The Reds were desperate to return to winning ways after a poor display against Leicester City on Monday evening.As early as the 9th minute, Roberto Firmino found space and slipped the ball past Hector Bellerin.In the 40th [...]

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    Swansea beat Liverpool for first ever league game win at Anfield

Swansea beat Liverpool for first ever league game win at Anfield

Swansea City earned a hard-fought 3-2 win against Liverpool on Saturday.The victory is Swansea's first ever league win at Anfield, home stadium of Liverpool.Fernando Llorente's brace and Gylfi Sigurdsson's late strike took Paul Clement's team out of the relegation zone.Although Liverpool held sway in the first half, Swansea City stood firm and kept the hosts at bay and even came [...]

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    West Ham make it 2 games without a win for Liverpool in Coutinho’s absence

West Ham make it 2 games without a win for Liverpool in Coutinho’s absence

Howlers from Loris Karius and Darren Randolph saw Liverpool and West Ham United share the points at the Anfield on Sunday night.West Ham United went from a goal down and capitalised on two mistakes at the back by Liverpool to lead by half time.The second half saw the Reds got back into the game through a mistake by the Hammers goalkeeper, [...]

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    Moses’ West Ham complete double over Ibe’s Liverpool

Moses’ West Ham complete double over Ibe’s Liverpool

English premiership side, West Ham United, made it double wins over Liverpool in the league, defeating the Reds at Upton Park on Saturday.The game, which would be Liverpool’s last visit to Boleyn Ground (another name for Upton Park), ended in a joyful 2-0 win for the Hammers who had Nigerian forward, Victor Moses, sitting out due to fitness problems.The club will [...]

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    Victor Moses ‘unfit’ to face Liverpool, Bilic confirms

Victor Moses ‘unfit’ to face Liverpool, Bilic confirms

Victor Moses has been ruled out of the premier league clash against Liverpool on Saturday by the West Ham coach, Slaven Bilic.The Nigerian forward who featured for the Reds in the 2013/2014 season has been injured for the past months and recently returned to training with the team.Bilic said it was unlikely for the 25-year-old to feature in the clash [...]

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    Leicester invoking ‘spiritual powers’ to stay top of EPL?

Leicester invoking ‘spiritual powers’ to stay top of EPL?

Leicester City started the 2015/2016 season wary of their position in the previous campaign, where they ended six points above relegation zone.With 17 games played already, the EPL log looks different from the expectations of many predictors who would have imagined one of Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea, Arsenal or Liverpool to sit atop.Unfortunately for the fans of the top [...]

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    Ighalo’s brace sinks Liverpool

Ighalo’s brace sinks Liverpool

Odion Ighalo scored his 1th and 12th EPL goal of the season as Watford decimated Liverpool 3-0 at Vicarage Road on Sunday.Liverpool entered the game with the confidence to win or at least pull a draw, with Reds manager saying they are not going to Vicarage to applaud Quique Sánchez Flores and his side.Klopp admitted that his team faced a difficult task [...]

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    Spurs earn derby point at Arsenal

Spurs earn derby point at Arsenal

Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur have played out a 1-1 draw in Barclays Premier League north London derby at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.Spurs took the lead just after the half-hour mark as Danny Rose's ball over the top was met by Harry Kane, who showed good composure inside the box to score.Kieran Gibbs came on in the 73rd minute [...]

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    Benzema arrested over sex tape blackmail

Benzema arrested over sex tape blackmail

Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema has been arrested by French authorities based on allegations of a plot to blackmail international team-mate Mathieu Valbuena over a sex tape.Benzema arrived at a police station near Paris early on Wednesday.An investigation was opened in July into a suspected attempt to extort Valbuena, with police trying to determine the extent to which Benzema [...]

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    Mourinho on the brink as Klopp earns first PL win

Mourinho on the brink as Klopp earns first PL win

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich could dispense with Jose Mourinho following the 3-1 loss to Liverpool at Stamford Bridge.Two goals from Philippe Coutinho and a late strike from substitute Christian Benteke have put Mourinho on the brink.Despite their shaky start – conceding a 4th-minute goal from Ramires – Liverpool could scarcely have won this match more emphatically.They took the game to [...]

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    The Bridge to stand firm after Klopp invasion

The Bridge to stand firm after Klopp invasion

All roads lead to Stamford Bridge as Chelsea host Liverpool in the star match of this weekend's Barclay Premier League fixtures.The ride has been bumpy for Jose Mourinho this season but he will hope his Chelsea side continue their recent fine run against Liverpool.It’s been eight matches across all competitions since Liverpool defeated Chelsea though the Reds have drawn [...]

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    Mane frustrates Liverpool… Manchester derby ends in draw

Mane frustrates Liverpool… Manchester derby ends in draw

Sadio Mane's late equaliser for Southampton denied Jurgen Klopp his first victory as Liverpool manager.The Reds dominated possession at Anfield and took the lead when Christian Benteke headed in James Milner's cross from the right.But with four minutes left, Mane bundled in when Gaston Ramirez's header across goal was palmed by keeper Simon Mignolet into the body of the forward.Mane [...]

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    United to trade places with City after derby

United to trade places with City after derby

Manchester United welcome their city rivals to Old Trafford in one of the most interesting derbies in English football.City currently sit two points clear of United on top of the table, but a win for United would see them leapfrog City, possibly into first place.On the other hand, three points for City would be even more crucial as they [...]

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