reportfootball10 months ago

Premier League | Burnley shares spoils with Manchester City; United beat Huddersfield 2-0

Burnley managed to play out a draw against Premier League’s leaders Manchester City, thanks to Johann Berg Gudmundsson who scored his second goal of the season on Saturday. Alexis Sanchez helped Manchester United beat Huddersfield Town 2-0 at Old Trafford to reduce the deficit to 13 points.
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featurefootballa year ago

Who will top Premier League clubs retain if they had an IPL-style auction?

All the hype and hoopla that IPL managed to create with their retention and RTM challenge to franchises ahead of the mega-auction, has got us thinking how top EPL clubs would do in same situation. Here is a look at what the Premier League bosses would have to do if they are put in such a situation.
Subhayan Dutta
reportfootballa year ago

Premier League | Liverpool, Arsenal share spoils after game ends with 3-3 stalemate

Roberto Firmino's sublime finish helped Liverpool secure a draw in an incredible Premier League encounter that had seen Arsenal score as many as three goals in just five second-half minutes. The point meant Liverpool held onto fourth place, with Arsenal remaining fifth - a point behind the Reds.
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reportfootballa year ago

Premier League | Sanchez’s stoppage-time penalty leads Arsenal to victory, Sterling winner helps City keep winning streak going

Alexis Sanchez’s late penalty helped Arsenal secure a 1-0 win over Burnley while a late Raheem Sterling winner against Huddersfield secured Manchester City their 11th successive away victory in all competitions. With the victories, Arsenal moved to the fourth position while City remained at the top.
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newsfootballa year ago

EPL Round Up | Tottenham stuns Liverpool as Arsenal school Everton

Liverpool’s poor Premier League run continued as Tottenham Hotspur saw off the Reds with an emphatic 4-1 victory at the Wembley Stadium with Harry Kane at the thick of things again. Arsenal compounded more misery on a struggling Everton side as they outclassed the Toffees 5-2 in their own backyard.
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featurefootballa year ago

How the new transfer deadline could do more damage to English football clubs than good

After prolonged discussions and debates, the Premier League has announced the next transfer deadline to be on August 9th and not 31st. While the move imparts more clarity concerning players' focus and commitment, it also hands advantages and privileges to other European leagues.
Subhayan Dutta
reportfootballa year ago

Europa League | Arsenal overcome Koln challenge while Atalanta thrash Everton

Arsenal produced a comeback victory, in their first ever Europa League game, against Koln thanks to second half goals from Sead Kolasinac, Alexis Sanchez, and Hector Bellerin. Everton, on the other hand, conceded three first half goals to start their European campaign off with a 3-0 loss.
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reportfootballa year ago

Confederations Cup 2017 | Germany lifts maiden title while Portugal finishes third

Germany defeated Chile 1-0 in the final of the Confederations Cup at St. Petersburg on Sunday to clinch their maiden title thanks to a 20th-minute goal gifted by Chile. On the other hand, Portugal came from behind to beat Mexico 2-1 in stoppage time to finish third in the competition.
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reportfootballa year ago

Confederations Cup | Chile and Germany share the spoils

World champions Germany and South American champions Chile played out a 1-1 draw at the Confederations Cup at Kazan Arena in Russia. Chile took the lead through Alexis Sanchez's record-breaking goal early in the first half but Germany earned a point through Lars Stindl’s finish in the 41st minute.
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reportfootballa year ago

Confederations Cup | Portugal hold Mexico to a 2-2 draw while Chile beat Cameroon

A stoppage-time header from Hector Moreno helped Mexico eke out a 2-2 draw after they had gifted an own goal and a likely win to Portugal in the Confederations Cup. Chile won the other encounter thanks to goals from Arturo Vidal, with an 81st-minute header, and a late goal from Edu Vargas.
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