Tuesday, September 11, 2018

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    Iwobi plays no part as Giroud spares Arsenal blushes

Iwobi plays no part as Giroud spares Arsenal blushes

Olivier Giroud came off the bench to help Arsenal secure a 1-1 draw against Southampton on Sunday.Nigerian forward, Alex Iwobi, watched from the bench for the entirety of the match.Charlie Austin’s third-minute goal was the difference after an up-tempo, end-to-end first half.Southampton could have been three goals ahead in the early stages, with the Arsenal defence struggling to deal with Austin [...]

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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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    Ibrahimovic scores twice to win EFL Cup for Man United

Ibrahimovic scores twice to win EFL Cup for Man United

Manchester United on Sunday defeated Southampton 3-2 to win the 2016-17 English Football League (EFL) Cup at Wembley Stadium.Ibrahimovic was the hero for Manchester United as his late goal secured the first major silverware of the season.The Swede curled a free-kick into the bottom-left corner of the goal to give United the lead in the 20th minute.Jesse Lingard got his [...]

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    Iheanacho’s goal can’t save Guardiola from unwanted record

Iheanacho’s goal can’t save Guardiola from unwanted record

Kelechi Iheanacho, Super Eagles forward, scored after his introduction at half time but it was not enough to prevent Pep Guardiola from going five games without a win for only the second time in his career.Manchester City went into the game against Southampton seeking return to the top of the league with a win or at least a point, but [...]

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    Mourinho loses appeal against FA charge

Mourinho loses appeal against FA charge

Chelsea manager, Jose Mourinho, has had his appeal against a £50,000 fine and a suspended one-game stadium ban dismissed by the Football Association.The 52-year-old was sanctioned for implying match officials were biased against the Barclays Premier League champions in comments made following the October 3 loss to Southampton.It was a charge he rejected, but his appeal was thrown out, the [...]

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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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    Swansea cruise past 10-man Newcastle

Swansea cruise past 10-man Newcastle

Swansea continued their impressive start to the season with a 2-0 win over 10-man Newcastle United at Liberty Stadium on Saturday.     Bafetimbi Gomis gave the Welsh side an early lead and the hosts were boosted by Daryl Janmaat's sending off four minutes from half-time.Andre Ayew made it 2-0 shortly after the break heading the ball home from a Jefferson Montero [...]

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    Hull relegated after goalless draw

Hull relegated after goalless draw

Hull City have been relegated to the Championship after a 0-0 draw with Manchester United and Newcastle's 2-0 win over West Ham condemned them to the drop.The Tigers had to better the Magpies' result, but goals from Moussa Sissoko and Jonas Gutierrez ensured Hull’s goalless draw with the Red Devils came to nothing.Paul McShane and Robbie Brady had goals ruled [...]

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    BPL Preview: Who goes down? Hull City or Newcastle United?

BPL Preview: Who goes down? Hull City or Newcastle United?

The talking point of the last game of the season is not, obviously, on who wins the Barclays Premier League (BPL) title.Rather, the attention is on whom between Hull City and Newcastle United joins Burnley and QPR in the Championship.It’s a straight fight between “City” and “United” so let us play the number game without involving our soccer analysts.Of the [...]

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    Senegalese Mane scores record-breaking hat-trick

Senegalese Mane scores record-breaking hat-trick

Senegal international, Sadio Mane, scored the fastest-ever Barclays Premier League hat-trick against Aston Villa in Southampton’s 6-1 win on Saturday.Mane completed his hat-trick in two minutes and 56 seconds as the Saints made a sensational start against FA Cup finalists Villa at St Mary's Stadium.The midfielder’s quick fire three-goal haul bettered the league's previous best of four minutes and 33 [...]

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    BPL Panel: Man U set to leapfrog Arsenal

BPL Panel: Man U set to leapfrog Arsenal

Manchester United and Arsenal are evenly matched this season as they go into battle for third place.United won 2-1 at the Emirates in the Barclays Premier League (BPL) in November, despite Arsenal dominating for the majority of the match.Arsenal won 2-1 at Old Trafford in the FA Cup in March, despite United dominating for the majority of the match.There's little [...]

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    BPL: Chelsea to kill Liverpool’s faint UCL hopes

BPL: Chelsea to kill Liverpool’s faint UCL hopes

It’s all about Chelsea at the moment.After winning the Barclays Premier League (BPL) with three games to spare, they will be looking to dent Liverpool’s hope of catching up with the floundering Manchester United and pipping them to a fourth place finish on the log that will guarantee a berth in the UEFA Champions League.So, can Jose Mourinho and his [...]

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    Chelsea to emerge unscathed against Arsenal

Chelsea to emerge unscathed against Arsenal

There are a lot of books on football, but Arsene Wenger is yet to come across one that will teach him how to end a bad run against an adversary.In 12 meetings with Jose Mourinho, the Frenchman has not won a game.Our soccer analysts are not convinced he’s about to break the jinx when Arsenal and Chelsea meet at [...]

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    Remy rescues Chelsea after Adam wonder strike

Remy rescues Chelsea after Adam wonder strike

Loic Remy scored Chelsea's winner for the second straight game to send them seven points clear at the top of the Barclays Premier League after a 2-1 win over Stoke City.Charlie Adam struck from inside his own half to cancel out a penalty from Eden Hazard, who provided the assist for Remy's deciding goal after a mistake from Asmir Begovic.At [...]

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    BPL Panel: Gunners to gun down Liverpool

BPL Panel: Gunners to gun down Liverpool

Impress your mates with these epic football facts and stats on this weekend star match in the Barclays Premier League (BPL) – Arsenal v Liverpool!Did you know that…?Arsene Wenger’s side have kept four clean sheets and conceded just one goal in their last five BPL home games?Liverpool v Arsenal has seen more hat-tricks than any other match in BPL history [...]

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    Rooney provides knockout blow in United’s win over Spurs

Rooney provides knockout blow in United’s win over Spurs

Wayne Rooney and Manchester United delivered a probable knockout blow to Tottenham Hotspur's hopes of finishing in the Barclays Premier League's top four with a comfortable 3-0 win at Old Trafford.The Red Devils were in front after eight minutes after Michael Carrick’s pass found Marouane Fellaini and the Belgian drilled low across goal into the corner.Carrick doubled the lead ten [...]

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