reportfootballa year ago

Premier League | Burnley secure draw against Manchester United; Liverpool thrash Swansea City

Manchester United were almost stunned on Boxing Day before Jesse Lingard scored a brace to register a 2-2 draw against Burnley at Old Trafford in the Premier League. In another clash, Roberto Firmino scored twice which helped Liverpool thrash Swansea City 5-0 in the League on Tuesday.
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reportfootball2 years ago

Premier League Round-up | Lukaku, Lingard strike as United beat West Brom, Coutinho leads Liverpool to victory

Romelu Lukaku and Jesse Lingard scored one goal each to give Manchester United a 2-1 win over West Brom as Jose Mourinho's men kept their title hopes alive. Mohamed Salah and Philippe Coutinho inspired Liverpool to a 4-0 victory in Bournemouth as the Reds powered back into the league’s top four.
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reportfootball2 years ago

Champions League | Coutinho leads Liverpool to knock-outs, Ronaldo continues his CL form against Borussia Dortmund

Philippe Coutinho’s hat-trick helped Liverpool become the fifth English team to enter the last 16 of the Champions League with a 7-0 victory over Spartak Moscow. Meanwhile, Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score in all of his Real Madrid's CL matches as they got the better of Dortmund.
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newsfootball2 years ago

World Cup Qualifiers : Lionel Messi hat-trick guides Argentina into World Cup; Chile bow out

Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick when his team needed it the most to help Argentina secure a 3-1 win over Ecuador and a spot in the 2018 World Cup in Russia next summer. Colombia, too, qualified for next year's World Cup, while Chile's hopes were shattered after a 3-0 loss to Brazil.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Premier League | City thrash Crystal Palace while United edge past Southampton

Manchester City put five past Crystal Palace as the latter became the first team in the history of English Premier League to start a season with six losses and no goals. Manchester United stayed level on points with City thanks to a Romelu Lukaku goal that was enough to edge past Southampton.
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featurefootball2 years 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.
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reportfootball2 years ago

Premier League Roundup | Hazard keeps Chelsea 7 points clear off Spurs at the summit

After seeing Tottenham Hotspurs sweep aside Watford in the early kickoff, Chelsea secured a victory away to Bournemouth where Hazard's 14th goal of the season maintained their 7 points lead over Spurs on the table. Liverpool and Manchester City continued their top-4 charge with wins of their own.
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reportfootball2 years ago

EFL Cup semifinal | Southampton beat Liverpool to take advantage into second leg

A first-half Nathan Redmond goal at St. Marys, was enough to give Southampton a slight advantage in the semi-final of the EFL Cup yesterday. Liverpool can count themselves lucky to still be in the tie after a brilliant all round performance by the Redmond-inspired team.
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reportfootball3 years ago

Neymar scores 50th international goal as Brazil humiliate Messi's Argentina

Neymar scored his 50th international goal as Brazil put three past arch-rivals Argentina in a 2018 World Cup qualifying match on Thursday. Five-time World Cup winners Brazil lead the table with 24 points followed by Uruguay (23), while Argentina currently lie outside the qualifying places.
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reportfootball3 years ago

English Premier League Round-up | City retain top spot; United fail again

Pep Guardiola's Manchester City regained their mojo in the Premier League by putting four past West Brom Albion on Saturday, after six games without a win. Manchester United's struggles in the league, though, continued as they were held to a goal-less draw by a resolute Burnley at Old Trafford.
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