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Costa stars as Chelsea march on – Ibra lifts United

LONDON, Dec 17, (Agencies): Diego Costa struck as Chelsea won 1-0 at Crystal Palace on Saturday, a club record-equalling 11th straight victory that sent them nine points clear at the Premier League summit. Costa’s 43rd-minute header was the striker’s sixth goal in his last eight games, his 50th Chelsea goal …

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Rattled Arsenal face City mettle test – Chelsea seek 11th successive win at Palace; United, West Brom face off

LONDON, Dec 16, (AFP): All-too-familiar questions about courage, backbone and durability surround Arsenal ahead of their trip to Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City in the Premier League this weekend. Arsenal’s 14-game unbeaten run had lain strong foundations for a determined tilt at the festive fixure list, only for Arsene Wenger’s men …

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River Plate lift Copa Argentina

SAN JUAN, Dec 16, (RTRS): Striker Lucas Alario scored a hat-trick as River Plate twice came from behind to beat Rosario Central 4-3 in a riveting Copa Argentina final in San Juan on Thursday. River’s first title in the knockout competition gave them a place in next year’s Copa Libertadores, …

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ABK concludes its 5th annual football tournament

Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait (ABK) today announced the conclusion of the 5th annual football tournament, which was held at ‘The Corner’ soccer field in Kuwait City, opposite Kuwait Towers. The exciting day-long event took place on Dec 6, 2016, from 4 pm until 9 pm. A total of 32 …

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Qadsiya blank Yarmouk, top Group 1 of CP Championship – Al-Kuwait beat Al-Nasr to take control of Group 2

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 13 (KUNA): The sixth round of groups one and two in the 24th His Highness the Crown Prince Football Championship concluded on Monday, December 12. The seventh and last round will kickoff on Friday, December 15. In the first match of Group 1, Qadsiya team defeated Yarmouk …

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Costa keeps Chelsea top, Liverpool held – Mkhitaryan downs Spurs

LONDON, Dec 11, (AFP): A superb Diego Costa strike stretched Chelsea’s winning run to nine matches, equalling their streak from 2007, after they overcame West Brom 1-0 on Sunday in the Premier League. Costa’s 12th goal of the season sees the Blues maintain their three-point advantage over Arsenal who briefly …

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Barca look to get back on title track – Real eye club record of 35 games unbeaten against Deportivo

BARCELONA, Dec 8, (RTRS): Champions Barcelona are aiming for a first win in four league games, at strugglers Osasuna on Saturday, after thrashing Borussia Moenchengladbach 4-0 in the Champions League in midweek. Consecutive draws with Malaga, Real Sociedad and Real Madrid leave Barca six points behind Zinedine Zidane’s La Liga …

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Dortmund’s hot-shots eye goal record at Real Madrid – Porto, Sevilla hunt final knockout berths

BERLIN, Dec 6, (AFP): Borussia Dortmund can set a new Champions League goal record at Real Madrid on Wednesday if the likes of Marco Reus, Ousmane Dembele or Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang score at the Bernabeu. Dortmund arrive in Madrid just one shy of the 20-goal record three teams — Manchester United, …

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Real, Barca draw in thrilling El Clasico – Ramos stoppage-time equaliser maintains Los Blancos six-point lead

BARCELONA, Dec 3, (AFP): Sergio Ramos’s stoppage-time equaliser maintained Real Madrid’s six-point lead at the top of La Liga as the European champions salvaged a 1-1 draw at Barcelona in Saturday’s El Clasico. Luis Suarez looked to have breathed new life into the title race when he headed home the …

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Juve pack defence for Atalanta – Fear, loathing in Rome as derby day approaches

MILAN, Dec 2, (AFP): Embattled Juventus could look to repel the threat of a shock upset to Atalanta on Saturday by deploying a makeshift, four-man defence as injuries continue to pile up for the Turin giants. Still considered favourites to secure a record sixth consecutive scudetto, according to ex-boss Marcello …

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