Monday, September 24, 2018

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    EPL Sunday: Mane shines in Liverpool win as Man City beat Arsenal 2-0

EPL Sunday: Mane shines in Liverpool win as Man City beat Arsenal 2-0

Liverpool opened their EPL season with a commanding 4-0 win over West Ham United at Anfield — their biggest opening day win since 1994 — with three goals scored by their dangerous African attacking duo of Saido Mane who contributed a brace, and Mohamed Salah.Salah, the league's top scorer last season, needed only 20 minutes to continue from where he stopped and [...]

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    Moses makes cameo as City beat Chelsea to win Community Shield

Moses makes cameo as City beat Chelsea to win Community Shield

Nigeria's Victor Moses had a cameo as Man City edged Chelsea to win the Community Shield at the Wembley Stadium.The defeat was the third consecutive Shield loss for Chelsea, but for City, it was a fifth title.A brace from Sergio Aguero was enough to hand the English Premier League (EPL) champions the title.Pep Guardiola's men outclassed Chelsea for most of the [...]

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    Champions Man City to face Arsenal in EPL opener

Champions Man City to face Arsenal in EPL opener

Manchester City, champions of the English Premier League (EPL), and Arsenal will trade tackles in the 2018-19 season opener.The EPL on Thursday released dates for all 380 matches that will be played throughout next season.Arsenal will host the tie with City when the new EPL season kicks off on August 11.In the same weekend, Manchester United will take on Leicester, [...]

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    Pep Guardiola has problems with African players, says Yaya Toure

Pep Guardiola has problems with African players, says Yaya Toure

Yaya Toure has accused Pep Guardiola of having "problems with Africans" following his exit from Manchester City.Toure and Guardiola's relationship has been shaky since their time together at Barcelona.The Ivorian struggled for regular starts under the Spaniard over the last two years and has now been released by the club.He played just 17 times in the 2017/18 English Premier League [...]

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    Kayode pleased with winning goal for Shakhtar, says more to come

Kayode pleased with winning goal for Shakhtar, says more to come

Olanrewaju Kayode was on target for Shakhtar Donetsk against Mariupol in the Ukrainian Premier League Championship Group, and he says "there will be more to come".The former Austria Wien star helped his team to earn a 1-0 win over Mariupol at the Ilyichivets Stadion on Friday.The Nigerian striker expressed delight with his performance, saying he's glad to do his "job" of scoring goals."I [...]

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    Manchester City win English Premier League

Manchester City win English Premier League

Manchester City have won the English Premier League after Manchester United slumped to a 1-0 defeat against West Bromwich Albion.With City's victory over Tottenham Hotspur's on Saturday, Man United had to avoid defeat against Albion to keep the title race alive.But Jay Rodriguez’s goal at Old Trafford sent the EPL trophy to the other side of Manchester for the third [...]

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    Man City one win from title; Giroud inspires Chelsea win

Man City one win from title; Giroud inspires Chelsea win

Manchester City, Chelsea and Liverpool all won on Saturday in the EPL.Victor Moses was on the bench for 90 minutes as Chelsea came from two goals down to defeat relegation-threatened Southampton 3-2 at the St. Mary's stadium. Dusan Tadic converted Ryan Bertrand's cross to give the Saints a first half lead, and it was 2-0 on the hour when Polish [...]

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    Liverpool dump City out, Roma earn fairytale win to advance

Liverpool dump City out, Roma earn fairytale win to advance

Liverpool completed a miserable week which included three consecutive defeats for Manchester City with a 2-1 win at Etihad stadium to qualify for the semi finals of the UEFA Champions League, becoming the first team ever to defeat The Citizens three times in one season.Giorgino Wijnaldum replaced Henderson in midfield for Liverpool, while Bernardo Silva replaced Ikay Gundogan for City [...]

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    Manchester derby: United defeat City at Etihad to delay title parade

Manchester derby: United defeat City at Etihad to delay title parade

Manchester United recorded a hard-fought but surprising 3-2 win at Manchester City's Etihad stadium to reduce the Citizens' lead at the top to 13 points and delay the Qatar-backed club's potential title celebrations.Looking to claim the title using their more illustrious neighbour as victim, City suffered their first loss at home since December 2016 in a game of two halves [...]

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    Liverpool thrash City, Barcelona enjoy home comfort

Liverpool thrash City, Barcelona enjoy home comfort

Liverpool showed their European pedigree at Anfield on Wednesday night, outclassing and defeating a surprisingly lacklustre Manchester City 3-0 with Mohamed Salah and co. In full throttle.Jurgen Klopp started with his usual attacking trio of Mo Salah, Saido Mane and Roberto Firmino, while Oxlade-Chamberlain was drafted into midfield with pressing duties in mind. Pep Guardiola turned to a three-man defence [...]

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    Juventus knock out Tottenham, Manchester City advance to UCL quarter final

Juventus knock out Tottenham, Manchester City advance to UCL quarter final

It was a mixed evening for English clubs in the UCL on wednesday evening as Tottenham Hotspur crashed out to last year's beaten finalist Juventus 2-1 at Wembley stadium, while Manchester City, despite losing 2-1 at home, took the easy street into the quarter finals with a 5-2 aggregate win over FC Basel of Switzerland.Pablo Dybala, Blaise Matuidi, and Giorgio [...]

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    Moses’ Chelsea fall to dominant Manchester City

Moses’ Chelsea fall to dominant Manchester City

Manchester City continued their dominance at the top of the English Premier League with a 1-0 victory over reigning league champions, Chelsea.It was goalless after a first half of few opportunities at the Etihad.City dominated possession but could only create a couple of openings. Leroy Sane came the closest, but the German saw his effort blocked on the line by Cesar Azpilicueta.Although [...]

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    Again, spineless Arsenal succumb to Manchester City

Again, spineless Arsenal succumb to Manchester City

It was deja vu as Manchester City strolled to another 3-0 win over Arsenal- the second in four days- at the Emirates stadium to go 16 points clear at the top of the EPL summit.Arsene Wenger made four changes to the team which lost in the Carabao Cup final to Man City at Wembley, Danny Welbeck, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Petr Cech [...]

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    ‘Guardiola is fantastic — but CANNOT repeat Barcelona success at Man City’

‘Guardiola is fantastic — but CANNOT repeat Barcelona success at Man City’

Toni Alvarez, a La Liga coach instructor, says it will be "difficult" for Pep Guardiola to repeat his Barcelona days achievements in Manchester City.Alvarez, a Uefa pro-license coach, believes it will be a tall order for any manager to put together a team like the Barcelona side that Guardiola tutored to multiple success."I don't think he can reach that level of [...]

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    Iheanacho, Ndidi feature as Leicester lose to City

Iheanacho, Ndidi feature as Leicester lose to City

Manchester City defeated Leicester City 2-0 at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.Manchester City continued their domination of English Premier League as Kelechi Iheanacho and Wilfred Ndidi could do little to stop the in-form side.Gabriel Jesus put City ahead in the 45th minute while Kevin De Bruyne scored from 25 yards out to extend City's lead in the 49th minute.Iheanacho [...]

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    Moses watches as Man City defeat Chelsea

Moses watches as Man City defeat Chelsea

Manchester City sent a strong signal to English Premier League contenders by defeating Chelsea FC 1-0 at the Stamford Bridge on Saturday evening.Both teams had impressive midweek wins but Pep Guardiola triumphed over Antonio this weekend.The visitors who were without Sergio Aguero due to a broken rib sustained in an accident in Amsterdam, had Gabriel Jesus leading the attack, with [...]

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