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Tag Archives: Premier League

Chelsea kick off EPL campaign in style

Blues too strong for Huddersfield LONDON, Aug 11, (AFP): Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri feared it will take some time for his side to get up to speed, but they proved too good for Huddersfield to start their Premier League campaign with a 3-0 win on Saturday. Italian manager Sarri has …

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Record-breaking Man City stick with winning formula

Return to fitness of Mendy gives fresh impetus to the Citizens MANCHESTER, England, Aug 7, (RTRS): For a club who have become accustomed to spending heavily in each transfer window, this has been a quiet close-season for Manchester City. But such was Pep Guardiola’s team’s domination of the Premier League …

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Man United hold on to beat Madrid

Mou given something to smile about MIAMI, Aug 1, (AFP): Jose Mourinho was finally given something to smile about as a tempestuous trip to the United States ended with Man United’s 2-1 win over former club Real Madrid thanks to first-half strikes from Alexis Sanchez and Ander Herrera. Mourinho has …

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Man U ease back into second – Lukaku brings up EPL century

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, March 31, (AFP): Romelu Lukaku scored his 100th Premier League goal as Manchester United retook second place in the Premier League with a 2-0 victory over Swansea on Saturday, although it was Jesse Lingard who stole the show. Lingard, who started England’s two recent friendlies, is emerging …

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Chelsea, Liverpool dazzle as Spurs stumble – Leicester win 1-0

LONDON, Dec 2, (Agencies): Eden Hazard sparkled as Chelsea swept Newcastle aside on Saturday to cling on to the coattails of runaway leaders Manchester City but 10-man Tottenham slipped further off the pace with a costly draw at Watford. With Pep Guardiola’s Premier League pacesetters not in action until Sunday, …

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Huddersfield end United perfect run – Mooy, Depoitre strike

HUDDERSFIELD, United Kingdom, Oct 21, (AFP): Aaron Mooy and Laurent Depoitre struck as Huddersfield Town stunned Manchester United 2-1 on Saturday to claim a first win over the Premier League giants since March 1952. The pair scored in the first half at the John Smith’s Stadium to end United’s unbeaten …

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Man U hold Liverpool in drab derby – Brilliant De Gea foils Matip

LIVERPOOL, England, Oct 14, (RTRS): A cautious Manchester United frustrated hosts Liverpool as a lacklustre North-West Premier League derby ended 0-0 on Saturday with neither side able to find the creative touch. The draw leaves United alone at the top of the table on 20 points although Manchester City, who …

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Zaha the hero as Palace stun Chelsea – Blues suffer second straight loss

LONDON, Oct 14, (AFP): Wilfried Zaha returned to inspire bottom club Crystal Palace to their first win and first goals of the Premier League campaign with a shock 2-1 defeat of champions Chelsea on Saturday. Hodgson’s side finally broke their seven-game goal drought when Yohan Cabaye’s 11th-minute shot deflected in …

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Sane sparkles as City rout Palace – Citizens stay top of table

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, Sept 23, (AFP): Leroy Sane was the difference as Premier League leaders Manchester City claimed a comprehensive 5-0 win over bottom club Crystal Palace on Saturday to extend their unbeaten start. “Shall we score a goal for you?” the home fans chanted, and well they might, with …

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Free-scoring Man City go top – Aguero bags treble

WATFORD, United Kingdom, Sept 16, (AFP): A Sergio Aguero hat-trick helped Manchester City to record their highest victory under Pep Guardiola as they crushed Watford 6-0 at Vicarage Road on Saturday. Aguero was in sublime form to help City move to the top of the Premier League and avoid a …

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