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Pep's right: Man City can't yet be considered Champions League contenders

Posted Wednesday, December 11, 2019 by Goal.com123 hits

The City manager has overseen three early exits in the Champions League and admitted this week that he is not putting his team along the favourites Just 12 months ago, Manchester City were so unstoppable that a quadruple was a serious consideration. Pep Guardiola's side went on to win the three domestic titles and had Raheem Sterling's injury-time goal in their quarter-final defeat to Totten...Full Story »

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde targets Champions League glory

Posted Wednesday, December 11, 2019 by PA107 hits

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde targeted Champions League glory after Inter Milan were dispatched 2-1 at the San Siro.Carles Perez scored on his debut in the competition to seize the lead before Romelu Lukaku replied, but 17-year-old Ansu Fati struck the winner in the 87th minute, in the process becoming the tournament’s youngest ever goalscorer.“We feel obliged to win this competiti...Full Story »

Alex Neil relieved to see Preston end losing run against Fulham

Posted Wednesday, December 11, 2019 by PA70 hits

Preston boss Alex Neil was relieved to see the Lilywhites end a four-match Sky Bet Championship  losing streak with a 2-1 victory over Fulham.Sean Maguire handed the Lilywhites the lead at Deepdale before Fulham’s Dennis Odoi was shown a straight red card for an aerial challenge on Patrick Bauer.Joe Rafferty also saw a straight red before half-time for a high challenge on Joe Bryan, b...Full Story »

Fati makes Champions League history as Barcelona knock Inter Milan out

Posted Wednesday, December 11, 2019 by PA143 hits

Teenager Ansu Fati became the youngest goalscorer in Champions League history as Barcelona knocked Inter Milan out with a 2-1 win at the San Siro.Lautaro Martinez had two goals ruled out for offside as Antonio Conte’s men – who needed to match Borussia Dortmund’s result against Slavia Prague – were condemned to third spot in the group and the Europa League.Dortmund won 2-...Full Story »

Nugent on target for Preston as they end four-match losing streak against Fulham

Posted Wednesday, December 11, 2019 by PA44 hits

Preston ended a four-match losing streak in the Championship with a 2-1 victory over fellow promotion contenders Fulham as both sides ended the contest with 10 men.Sean Maguire handed the Lilywhites the lead at Deepdale before Fulham’s Denis Odoi was shown a straight red card for an aerial challenge on Patrick Bauer.Joe Rafferty also saw a straight red before half-time for a high challenge...Full Story »

Abraham and Azpilicueta goals lift Chelsea into last 16 of Champions League

Posted Wednesday, December 11, 2019 by PA159 hits

Tammy Abraham tapped home a fine team goal as Chelsea saw off Lille 2-1 at Stamford Bridge to reach the Champions League’s last 16.England hitman Abraham notched his 13th Chelsea goal in all competitions this term, with Cesar Azpilicueta heading in from Emerson’s corner.Former Blues striker Loic Remy blasted in an impressive late strike but Chelsea rebuffed the Lille comeback to seal...Full Story »

Leeds return to Championship summit after battling win over Hull

Posted Wednesday, December 11, 2019 by PA39 hits

Two late goals lifted Leeds to the top of the Championship as they saw off Yorkshire rivals Hull 2-0.Marcelo Bielsa’s men notched their seventh straight win in front of more than 35,000 at Elland Road.Leeds leap-frogged West Brom to the top if the pile, for at least 24 hours anyway, as their mean defence also held on to keep an impressive fourth straight clean sheet to boot.Despite such a ...Full Story »

Bayern vs Tottenham - Tottenham’s fringe players given chance to impress against Bayern

Posted Wednesday, December 11, 2019 by PA169 hits

Tottenham head coach Jose Mourinho will give his fringe players the chance to impress in their closing Champions League group stage game with Bayern Munich. Harry Kane, Dele Alli, Jan Vertonghen and Serge Aurier have all been left at home for the dead rubber in Group B on Wednesday, where both teams have already qualified for the knockout stages. A host of players who have yet to feature wit...Full Story »

Salah strikes to help Liverpool reach the last 16 of Champions League

Posted Wednesday, December 11, 2019 by PA203 hits

Even on his bad days Mohamed Salah is capable of something quite brilliant and he duly delivered against Red Bull Salzburg to guide Liverpool into the Champions League last 16. The Egypt international missed a hat-trick of chances he would usually put away but scored an outrageously good goal from the narrowest of angles to secure a 2-0 win in Austria as Jurgen Klopp’s side topped Group...Full Story »

Banned Chey Dunkley unavailable for Wigan’s encounter with leaders West Brom

Posted Wednesday, December 11, 2019 by PA73 hits

Wigan defender Chey Dunkley will miss Wednesday night’s Sky Bet Championship clash with leaders West Brom through suspension.Dunkley must serve a one-match ban following his late sending-off for a second bookable offence during Saturday’s 2-1 defeat at Luton.His absence compounds a defensive nightmare for manager Paul Cook after Charlie Mulgrew suffered a calf injury seconds before D...Full Story »

Valverde rests Messi for Champions League trip to Inter

Posted Tuesday, December 10, 2019 by Marca.com120 hits

Lionel Messi has been left out of Barcelona's squad for their Champions League meeting with Inter at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza on Tuesday. The Argentinian will stay in Catalonia, with Sergi Roberto and Gerard Pique also left at home. Ousmane Dembele, Nelson Semedo, Jordi Alba and Arthur Melo are also out of the list with injuries. Ansu Fati, Riqui Puig, Ronald Araujo and Dani Morer will tra...Full Story »

Man Utd will make transfer move for Tottenham star Christian Eriksen on one condition

Posted Tuesday, December 10, 2019 by Express.co.uk153 hits

Manchester United will move for Christian Eriksen if the Tottenham star makes it clear he's keen on a move to Old Trafford, according to reports. Spurs face losing the Denmark international for nothing at the end of the campaign with his contract in north London winding down. Manchester United pondered signing Eriksen back in the summer transfer window, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side entering...Full Story »

West Ham 1 Arsenal 3: Ljungberg off the mark as Pepe inspires Gunners comeback

Posted Tuesday, December 10, 2019 by Goal.com158 hits

Nicolas Pepe played a starring role as Arsenal came from behind to end their winless run and beat West Ham 3-1 at London Stadium. Arsenal ended a seven-match Premier League winless run as they came from behind to beat West Ham 3-1 and give Freddie Ljungberg his first victory as interim head coach. The sacking of Unai Emery had not yielded the expected upturn in fortunes most would have expec...Full Story »

Arsenal fight back as Freddie Ljungberg celebrates first win at West Ham

Posted Tuesday, December 10, 2019 by PA97 hits

Arsenal hit three quickfire goals to seal a 3-1 comeback victory at West Ham and end a nine-match winless run in the process.The Gunners looked on course for yet another defeat as they fell behind to a fortunate Angelo Ogbonna goal at the London Stadium – but they rallied after the break to record a fairly comfortable victory.It was the first win under the guidance of interim head coach Fr...Full Story »

Alex Neil hoping for fitness boost as Preston host Fulham

Posted Tuesday, December 10, 2019 by PA259 hits

Preston boss Alex Neil is hoping for more good news ahead of Tuesday night’s home clash with Fulham.The Lilywhites slipped to a fourth successive Sky Bet Championship defeat at QPR on Saturday, but Neil was able to welcome back defender Andrew Hughes from a five-game absence, while club captain Tom Clarke, who has not played since August because of a foot injury, was an unused substitute.D...Full Story »

Federico Fernandez completes Newcastle turnaround against Southampton

Posted Monday, December 09, 2019 by PA77 hits

Federico Fernandez scored a late winner as Newcastle came from behind to beat Southampton 2-1 in the Premier League.The central defender smashed home his second goal of the season from close range after goalkeeper Alex McCarthy could only parry substitute Sean Longstaff’s 87th-minute piledriver.His effort came after Jonjo Shelvey had cancelled out Danny Ings’ opener with his fifth go...Full Story »

Jamie Vardy nets for eighth consecutive game as Leicester hammer Aston Villa

Posted Monday, December 09, 2019 by PA156 hits

Jamie Vardy continued his red-hot form as ruthless Leicester dismantled Aston Villa 4-1 to keep Premier League leaders Liverpool in sight.The former England international bagged a brace to net for an eighth straight game and ensure the Foxes closed the gap on the Reds at the top to eight points.Kelechi Iheanacho and Jonny Evans also scored to help Leicester set a new club record of eight consecu...Full Story »

Slaven Bilic taking nothing for granted despite West Brom’s latest win

Posted Sunday, December 08, 2019 by PA46 hits

West Brom head coach Slaven Bilic is not getting carried away with thoughts of automatic promotion after his side returned to the top of the Sky Bet Championship by thrashing Swansea 5-1.Goals from Semi Ajayi, Matheus Pereira, Hal Robson-Kanu, Matt Phillips and Kyle Edwards gave West Brom their biggest win of the season and extended the gap to third-placed Fulham to 10 points.Sam Surridge had pu...Full Story »

West Brom return to the summit after hammering Swansea

Posted Sunday, December 08, 2019 by PA71 hits

West Brom returned to the top of the Sky Bet Championship with a 5-1 win over Swansea at the Hawthorns.Goals from Semi Ajayi, Matheus Pereira, Hal Robson-Kanu, Matt Phillips and Kyle Edwards gave West Brom their biggest win of the season and ended the only unbeaten away record in the division. Pereira had a hand in all five goals as Albion made it six straight wins, 10 games unbeaten and extende...Full Story »

Son goal hailed as 'one of the greatest individual goals' as Tottenham run riot vs Burnley

Posted Sunday, December 08, 2019 by Express.co.uk150 hits

Tottenham star Son Heung-min scored arguably the best goal of the season (Image: GETTY/TWITTER) Son Heung-min has scored the Premier League’s goal of the season so far into the campaign and has earned praise by Gary Lineker. Tottenham star Son Heung-min has scored the best goal of the season so far against Burnley and Gary Lineker described it as "one of the greatest individual goals" of...Full Story »

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