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Tag Archives: English Premier League

Arsenal sink United, revive top 4 bid – Liverpool held by Saints

LONDON, May 7, (AFP): Arsenal are back in the hunt to qualify for the Champions League after Arsene Wenger finally got the better of Jose Mourinho in a 2-0 win over Manchester United, while Liverpool were held to a 0-0 draw by Southampton on Sunday. Wenger had failed to win …

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Sanchez fires Arsenal, Man Utd held – Saints down Everton

LONDON, Nov 27, (Agencies): Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was sent off as his side lost more ground in the Premier League title race by drawing 1-1 with West Ham United on Sunday. After Diafra Sakho’s second-minute opener was cancelled out by Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Mourinho was sent to the stands …

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Arsenal go top of EPL – Boro deny Wenger birthday win

LONDON, Oct 22, (AFP): Arsenal went top of the Premier League, but their seven-game winning run came to an end as Middlesbrough secured a goalless draw at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday. The North London side have gone above Manchester City, who play on Sunday, but are leveled on points …

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Sunderland stun Chelsea to move out of drop zone – Defoe clinches 3-2 win for Black Cats

SUNDERLAND, United Kingdom, May 7, (AFP): Two goals in the space of three minutes midway through the second half, including a winner by the prolific Jermain Defoe, clinched a 3-2 win for Sunderland over Chelsea as the Black Cats moved out of the Premier League relegation zone on Saturday. After …

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Tottenham slip-up at Liverpool – Arsenal turn tables on Watford, keep pressure on Leicester

LIVERPOOL, April 2, (AFP): Harry Kane’s 22nd goal of the Premier League season rescued a point for title-chasing Tottenham Hotspur in a 1-1 draw away to Liverpool on Saturday. But the result left shock leaders Leicester City four points clear at the top — and the Foxes will stretch their advantage …

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Costa, Chelsea snatch United draw – Ozil, Ox get Arsenal back to winning ways

LONDON, Feb 7, (AFP): Diego Costa snaffled a stoppage-time equaliser to preserve interim manager Guus Hiddink’s unbeaten record as Chelsea snatched a 1-1 draw at home to Manchester United on Sunday. United looked to be closing to within four points of the Premier League’s top four after Jesse Lingard’s 61st-minute …

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Gomes denies Chelsea – Everton end slump

LONDON, Feb 4, (AFP): Chelsea captain John Terry began his long goodbye by marshalling his defence to a clean sheet in a 0-0 draw at Watford in the Premier League. Making his first appearance since announcing on Sunday that he has not been offered a new contract, Terry effectively shackled …

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Hammers leapfrog unconvincing Liverpool – Antonio, Carroll sink Reds

LONDON, Jan 2, (AFP): Andy Carroll and Michail Antonio both scored for a second successive match as West Ham United leapfrogged Liverpool in the Premier League table by beating them 2-0 on Saturday. The pair had scored in the 2-1 victory over Southampton that ended a run of eight games …

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Arsenal go top, improved United draw with Chelsea – Red Devils five off the top 4 in 6th place

LONDON, Dec 28, (Agencies): Arsenal provisionally moved to the top of the English Premier League on Monday after a 2-0 win over Bournemouth. Gabriel opened the scoring before Mesut Ozil got the second as Arsenal moved one point above leader Leicester, which plays Manchester City on Tuesday. By not conceding …

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Stoke heap more misery on United – LVG on brink

STOKE-ON-TRENT, United Kingdom, Dec 26, (AFP): Louis van Gaal’s position as Manchester United manager is in serious jeopardy after his side’s wretched form continued with a 2-0 defeat at Stoke City on Saturday. Pre-match media reports suggested Van Gaal was one defeat away from the sack and the 64-year-old Dutchman …

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