Saturday, October 19, 2019

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    Ndidi stars as Appleton wins first game in charge of Leicester

Ndidi stars as Appleton wins first game in charge of Leicester

Caretaker manager Michael Appleton started his tenure with a valuable three points as Leicester City defeated Swansea City 2-1 at the Liberty Stadium.Leicester City moved out of the relegation zone after picking up a second win of the season and the first away from home.The Foxes went into the break with a 1-0 lead.Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi, Marc Albrighton, [...]

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    Moses in fine form as Chelsea outclass Swansea at Stamford Bridge

Moses in fine form as Chelsea outclass Swansea at Stamford Bridge

Victor Moses was impressive against Swansea at Stamford Bridge as Antonio Conte's men extended their lead at the top of the English Premier League table.Paul Clement's team fell 3-1 to the hosts, remaining stuck in the relegation zone.Chelsea took the lead when Cesc Fabregas latched onto a pass from Pedro to poke the ball past Lukasz Fabianski in his 300th [...]

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    Rooney breaks Sir Bobby Charlton’s goalscoring record

Rooney breaks Sir Bobby Charlton’s goalscoring record

A late goal from Red Devils' prolific scorer, Wayne Rooney, helped his team get a 1-1 draw with Stoke at Bet365 stadium on Saturday.Stoke City took the lead in the first half with a lucky deflection off Juan Mata in the 19th minute.Although Manchester United enjoyed a great deal of possession, they just couldn’t get the goal their play merited.Wayne [...]

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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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    Bradley, first American EPL coach, sacked after 11 games

Bradley, first American EPL coach, sacked after 11 games

Bob Bradley, first American to manage an European club, has been sacked as manager of Swansea City after just 11 games in 85 days.Bradley’s position effectively became untenable after Swansea lost 4-1 against West Ham on Boxing Day.A large section of the crowd at the Liberty Stadium chanted 'We want Bradley out' during the game, which was Swansea’s third defeat [...]

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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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    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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    BPL Panel: Draw best result for Spurs, United

BPL Panel: Draw best result for Spurs, United

With the Barclays Premier League (BPL) title now a two-horse-race between Chelsea and Manchester City, another ‘title’ fight – for top-four finish – is being spearheaded by Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham and Southampton.Two of the title rivals meet this weekend as United welcome Spurs to Old Trafford.Our soccer analysts – who have their own title fight too – [...]

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    BPL PANEL: Manchester City to drop points against Liverpool FC? No…Yes

BPL PANEL: Manchester City to drop points against Liverpool FC? No…Yes

You could agree with Shakira and say hips don’t lie.It’s not that straight forward, though, with stats.As Liverpool welcome Manchester City to Anfield in this weekend’s star match in the Barclays Premier League (BPL), here are some of the stats, according to Opta.Liverpool have won just two of the last 12 BPL matches against Man City (W2 D6 L4). Manchester City [...]

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    BPL: Southampton to draw or beat Liverpool

BPL: Southampton to draw or beat Liverpool

On Sunday, Liverpool and their trio of former Saints – Adam Lallana, Dejan Lovren and Rickie Lambert – return to St Mary’s Stadium to face Southampton in the Barclays Premier League (BPL).On Friday, TheCable and their trio of soccer analysts – Aisha Falode, Kayode Tijani and Sunday Omeike – return to the studio after the FA Cup to give their [...]

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    BPL Preview: Spurs won’t beat Arsenal

BPL Preview: Spurs won’t beat Arsenal

It’s a Saturday of super derbies in the Barclays Premier League (BPL).Yes, the 169th edition of the North London derby will take place with Arsenal travelling to White Hart Lane to take on Tottenham.It doesn’t end there though, as the longest running top flight derby will be held for the 224th time as Everton host Liverpool in a crucial [...]

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    BPL Panel: Chelsea, City clash will end in stalemate

BPL Panel: Chelsea, City clash will end in stalemate

Title contenders Chelsea and Manchester City light up Stamford Bridge in this weekend's star match in the Barclays Premier League (BPL).It’s January 31 so it’s too early to be talking about a title decider, yet that's precisely the feeling around Saturday night's epic battle between the two teams.Our soccer analysts are back to give you their views and predictions of [...]

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    BPL Panel: Arsenal will pick a point against City

BPL Panel: Arsenal will pick a point against City

Manchester City and Arsenal get top-billing this weekend in the Barclays Premier League (BPL) so expect fireworks at the Etihad Stadium.Without a league win in six, Aston Villa will be looking to Carles Gil, their new £3.2m signing, to inspire against Liverpool who are gradually gathering momentum.Our soccer analysts are back to give their views and predictions on all [...]

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