Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Tag "Sergio Aguero"

    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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    INTERVIEW: It’s not advisable to set a target for Super Eagles in Russia, says Mutiu Adepoju

INTERVIEW: It’s not advisable to set a target for Super Eagles in Russia, says Mutiu Adepoju

Mutiu Adepoju, former Super Eagles midfielder, is excited that top Nigerian players are active in their European club sides, with just a few months to the FIFA World Cup in Russia.In an interview with TheCable, Adepoju advised the Nigerian squad to play against Argentina as a team and not make the mistake of concentrating on Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero during [...]

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    Sergio Aguero involved in car crash

Sergio Aguero involved in car crash

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has been involved in a serious car accident in Amsterdam, Holland.The taxi in which the 29-year old was travelling reportedly crashed into a lamp post, according to Skysports UK.Aguero is understood to be suffering from broken ribs.The City striker was said to be heading to the airport for a concert by Colombian singer Maluma, when [...]

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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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    Arsenal pip City 2-1, to face Chelsea in FA Cup final

Arsenal pip City 2-1, to face Chelsea in FA Cup final

Arsenal qualified for the FA Cup final by defeating Manchester City 2-1 on Sunday at the Wembley Stadium.The Gunners came back from a goal down to win the game.In the first half, Manchester City had a goal disallowed and both teams were denied penalty protests as it ended 0-0.All the action happened in the second half.Aaron Ramsey tried to beat [...]

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    Iheanacho stars as Man City defeat Hull

Iheanacho stars as Man City defeat Hull

Kelechi Iheanacho featured for thirty minutes in his club's 3-1 victory over Hull City at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.Having settled for a top four finish, Manchester City went into the game keen to eke out a win and steer clear of the chasing duo of Manchester United and Arsenal.After thirty minutes, the Citizens benefited from the misfortune of Hull [...]

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    Iheanacho spared a minute as City sail into FA Cup semis

Iheanacho spared a minute as City sail into FA Cup semis

Kelechi Iheanacho replaced Sergio Aguero in the last minute as Manchester City eased into the semi-finals of the FA Cup on Saturday.City recorded an emphatic 2-0 victory over Middlesbrough in the quarter-final game at the Riverside Stadium.The Citizens, who were in control for most of the match, took an early lead through David Silva.Despite dominating the first half, they failed [...]

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    Sublime Iheanacho assist stokes Manchester City’s win

Sublime Iheanacho assist stokes Manchester City’s win

Nigeria's Kelechi Iheanacho played only the last seven minutes of Manchester City's away league clash with Stoke City, but it was his assist that helped Nolito confirm victory for Pep Guardiola's side.City were comfortably leading the game through two Sergio Aguero goals but Stoke threatened to climb back into the game when Bojan krkic scored a penalty midway through the [...]

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    Aguero, Bony helping me, says Iheanacho

Aguero, Bony helping me, says Iheanacho

Kelechi Iheanacho says Sergio Aguero and Wilfried Bony, senior players at Manchester City, have been helping him in training so can become a great player too.On Tuesday night, Iheanacho scored his third goal for the club to send them to the semi-finals of the League Cup and afterwards he praised his more illustrious striking rivals for guiding him.“Aguero and Bony are [...]

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    Yaya Toure makes Ballon d’Or 23-man shortlist

Yaya Toure makes Ballon d’Or 23-man shortlist

Yaya Toure and his Manchester City teammates Sergio Aguero and Kevin De Bruyne are among five Barclays Premier League players on the 23-man Ballon d'Or shortlist.Eden Hazard of Chelsea and Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez are also in the frame to be named world football's best player.Ballon d'Or holder Cristiano Ronaldo of Real Madrid and Barcelona's Lionel Messi, who have won the [...]

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    Iheanacho: City can rely on me in the absence of Aguero, Silva

Iheanacho: City can rely on me in the absence of Aguero, Silva

Kelechi Iheanacho is convinced Manchester City can keep their title hope alive even without the injured Sergio Aguero and David Silva.Both Aguero and Silva face weeks on the sidelines after picking up injuries during the latest international break.Aguero damaged his hamstring and could be out for over a month while Silva injured his ankle playing for Spain.And the Nigerian striker [...]

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    BLP: Slim win for Chelsea, grea8t one for Saints

BLP: Slim win for Chelsea, grea8t one for Saints

Goals from Oscar and Cesc Fabregas saw Barclays Premier League leaders Chelsea win a fiery derby with Crystal Palace 2-1 at Selhurst Park.Diego Costa, who has scored nine goals in his first seven league games, was missing after persistent hamstring trouble in the opening weeks of the season.But the Blues coped with the absence of the £32 million Spain striker.A [...]

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    Di Maria inspires Argentina’s rout of world champions

Di Maria inspires Argentina’s rout of world champions

Angel di Maria set up three goals and scored the fourth himself as Argentina beat Germany 4-2 in their friendly game Wednesday to get a small measure of revenge after losing to the host in the World Cup final in Brazil.The £59.7million Manchester United star‘s energy, creativity and wand of a left foot were put to devastating use.In the 20th [...]

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    City win BPL first heavyweight clash

City win BPL first heavyweight clash

A Stevan Jovetic double and a third to Sergio Aguero helped Manchester City beat Liverpool 3-1 in the first heavyweight clash of the new season on Monday.With new signing Mario Balotelli watching from the stands, last season’s runners-up Liverpool looked lively at Etihad Stadium, but an error from debutant Alberto Moreno allowed Jovetic to smash the ball home after 41 [...]

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    Nigeria qualify for second round despite 3-2 loss to Argentina

Nigeria qualify for second round despite 3-2 loss to Argentina

The Super Eagles of Nigeria lost 3-2 to Argentina, but qualified for the Round-of-16 after Iran failed to get the maximum points in a 3-1 loss to Bosnia-Herzegovina.Argentina consequently claimed the top spot in Group F, with the highest-possible 9 points.Twice, Lionel Messi put La Albiceleste ahead, and twice Ahmed Musa equalised for Nigeria. But in the end, it was a [...]

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    THE PANEL: Super Eagles should play for a draw — no, a win — against Argentina

THE PANEL: Super Eagles should play for a draw — no, a win — against Argentina

The Super Eagles face already-qualified Argentina in Porto Alegre with a first appearance in the last 16 since 1998 tantalisingly within the grasp of the African champions.Our team of analysts returns to discuss what is now becoming a World Cup rivalry.Which approach should Stephen Keshi adopt against Argentina?Bless Ekene (BE): Why would the team kill themselves for a win when we [...]

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