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Tag Archives: Premier League

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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No Costa, no problem as Blues cruise – Alonso at the double

LEICESTER, United Kingdom, Jan 14, (AFP): Chelsea made light of Diego Costa’s controversial absence as the Premier League leaders cruised to a 3-0 win at reigning champions Leicester City on Saturday. Wing-back Marcos Alonso was their unlikely goal hero with a brace — just his second and third goals for …

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Wenger and Mou set for Old Trafford reunion; Leaders Reds, Saints clash – Chelsea visit Middlesbrough; Citizens take on Palace

LONDON, Nov 18, (AFP): The next chapter in one of the Premier League’s most volatile managerial rivalries will be written this weekend when Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal visit Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United. Sparks often fly when the pair are obliged to share a touchline, typified by a notorious shoving match during …

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Costa sparkles as Chelsea down Southampton 2-0 – Hazard on target as Blues chalk up fourth successive victory

SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom, Oct 30, (AFP): Diego Costa’s sublime strike sealed Chelsea’s 2-0 success against Southampton on Sunday as the Blues chalked up a fourth successive Premier League victory. Costa doubled Chelsea’s lead with a fine finish from 25 yards after Eden Hazard had put Antonio Conte’s side ahead early …

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Rose strikes as Spurs hold Liverpool – Klopp frustrated

LONDON, Aug 27, (AFP): Left-back Danny Rose’s 72nd-minute equaliser earned Tottenham Hotspur a 1-1 draw with Liverpool in a hard-fought Premier League encounter at White Hart Lane on Saturday. James Milner gave Liverpool a deserved lead with a penalty shortly before half-time, but Spurs got their reward for a spell …

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Hull hit promotion jackpot thanks Diame moment of magic – Sheff Wednesday beaten in championship play-off final

LONDON, May 28, (AFP): Hull City hit the promotion jackpot as Mohamed Diame’s stunning strike sent them back to the Premier League with a 1-0 win over Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship play-off final on Saturday. Exactly 370 days after being relegated from the Premier League, Steve Bruce’s side sealed …

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Martial, United make Leicester wait – Hair-raising moment for reporter as Van Gaal makes point

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, May 1, (AFP): Claudio Ranieri’s Leicester City must wait to complete their fairytale Premier League title quest after being held to a 1-1 draw by Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday. The Foxes needed three points to win the league for the first time, but with …

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