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Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester United and Manchester City Record Boxing Day Wins

Premier League leader, Chelsea showed West Ham United no Christmas cheer on Friday with a one-sided 2-0 Boxing Day victory that enhanced its status as title favourites. Goals in each half from John Terry and Diego Costa — his 13th of the campaign — earned Jose Mourinho’s side a win that enabled them to open up a provisional six-point lead ... Read More »

Bale Lied-Mourinho Hits Out At Welshman

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has rejected Gareth Bale‘s claims that La Liga is the best league in the world, suggesting the Premier League holds that title. The Portuguese spent three seasons with Real Madrid, winning the top flight once, before returning to Stamford Bridge in 2013 for a second stint. That same summer, Bale swapped Tottenham for the Santiago Bernabeu ... Read More »

Chelsea Continues Fine Form

Cesc Fabregas starred as Chelsea re-established a three-point lead at the top of the Premier League with a 2-0 win against Stoke City at the Britannia Stadium on Monday night. Manchester City’s victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday had seen the defending champions pull level at the summit, but success over the Potters ensures Chelsea head into the hectic festive period out ... Read More »

Napoli Punish Hapless Juventus

They took the extremely long route, but Napoli eventually claimed a much-deserved Supercoppa Italiana win on a night when Juventus’ recent travails finally caught up with them. There have been times this season when the Bianconeri have looked far less assured than in seasons past, yet still they lead Serie A by three points at the end of 2014. But ... Read More »

Skrtel Rescues Point For Liverpool

The bandaged head of Martin Skrtel rescued a dramatic 2-2 Premier League draw for 10-man Liverpool against Arsenal on Sunday. After sealing a place in the League Cup semi-finals on Wednesday, Liverpool capped a positive week with a deserved point at Anfield, despite seeing Fabio Borini sent off in stoppage time. The hosts, who dominated the first half, led through ... Read More »

Griezmann Hat Trick Downs Bilbao

Antoine Griezmann scored a hat-trick as Atletico Madrid came from a goal down to smash Athletic Bilbao 4-1 at San Mames on Sunday. The former Real Sociedad man scored three goals in four La Liga games against rivals Bilbao prior to joining the Spanish champions and continued that streak as Atletico came from a goal down to end 2014 on ... Read More »

Inter Come From Behind To Save Blushes Against Lazio

A late goal from Rodrigo Palacio sealed a superb comeback for Inter as they drew 2-2 with Lazio on Sunday. Roberto Mancini’s side went into Sunday’s game having picked up just one win from their last five league matches on home soil. With Lazio coming off a hat-trick of victories in all competitions, it always looked likely to be a ... Read More »

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Falcao Rescues Point For Manchester United

Radamel Falcao scored on his first start in two months as Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw by Aston Villa. The home side took the lead in spectacular style, Christian Benteke breaking the deadlock with a wicked curling effort from 18 yards. Falcao equalised for the visitors during the second half before Gabriel Agbonlahor was sent off in ... Read More »

Dortmund Madness Continues

Jurgen Klopp says he and his Borussia Dortmund players have been left looking like “a bunch of idiots” after ending 2014 with a dismal 2-1 defeat at Werder Bremen. Teenage forward Davie Selke gave the hosts an early lead, which was doubled just after the hour mark by strike partner Fin Bartels. Mats Hummels pulled one back for Dortmund but ... Read More »