Judge Ziyech does not doubt Chelsea could be the challenger for the English Premier League (EPL) title this season. After a goalless draw at home with league leaders Tottenham on Sunday, Frank Lampard’s side occupy third place in the league – two points behind Spurs and Liverpool. Ziyech were among […]

LIVERPOOL: Mohamed Salah looked furious when he was released as Liverpool drew 1-1 against Brighton. The Egyptian striker ignored manager Jurgen Klopp after being replaced by Sadio Mane in the 64th minute and continued to sit in his chair. The match was the first for Salah in the Premier League […]

LONDON: Pep Guardiola says Sergio Aguero is focused on returning to action despite losing his former father-in-law Diego Maradona. The Manchester City top scorer ever married Maradona’s daughter, GIannina and had a son with him. The whole of Argentina is still mourning the passing of their football legend who died […]

Brendan Rodgers praised Leicester City’s fighting spirit after his players were forced to rise three times to tie Braga 3-3, thus confirming his progress to the 32nd level of the Europa League. Leicester were left behind after being punished by Al Musrati who later saw Harvey Barnes balance the position […]

Munich, Germany: Incumbent Bayern Munich booked a place in the last 16 when Robert Lewandowski recorded his 71st goal of the match in a 3-1 win over Salzburg. Lewandowski scored before the end of the first half at the Allianz Arena to match Real Madrid’s top striker Raul in third […]

Borussia Dortmund head coach Lucien Favre is confident Jadon Sancho will regain his best performance after scoring in a win over Club Brugge. Sancho became the first England-born player to score through a free kick in the Champions League (UCL) while playing for a club outside England since David Beckham […]

LONDON: Arsenal winger Nicolas Pepe says he deeply regrets hitting the head of Leeds United player Ezgjan Alioski. Pepe apologized to club fans, teammates and operator Mikel Arteta for his actions. Five minutes into the second half, Pepe was seen hitting Alioski’s head and the North Macedonian player fell while […]

LEEDS, United Kingdom: Mikel Arteta could not accept Pepe’s lack of discipline until he was sent off as Arsenal were tied without a goal in the English Premier League at Leeds. Arsenal were lucky when Leeds’ attempt through Rodrigo, Patrick Bamford and Raphinha hit the post after Pepe was sent […]

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard urged his side to remain humble despite last night’s win over Newcastle United proving they could challenge for the English Premier League (EPL) title this season. For a while, the 2-0 win at St James’ Park put Chelsea at the top of the table through an […]

London: Frank Lampard has asked the English Premier League (EPL) management to cancel the match tomorrow when the line-up of Chelsea players who are tired from international duties will face Newcastle. Lampard believes it is absurd when the Premier League and broadcast stations want to hold a match tomorrow because […]

Phil Foden is back in Southgate plans after scoring a historic double as England beat Iceland 4-0 in the European League (UNL) at Wembley earlier this morning. However, the 20-year-old England midfielder admits that the moment he was knocked out of the squad against the same opponent last September is […]

Eden Hazard will have a great 2021 season despite missing Belgium’s last match of the year due to COVID-19, according to Roberto Martinez. Since completing the € 100 million transfer to Real Madrid in June 2019, Hazard has been repeatedly hit by injury problems when he was limited to 25 […]

Kylian Mbappe is back in action to wear the French jersey ahead of the League of Nations (UNL) clash with Sweden, early tomorrow morning, while Anthony Martial is in doubt over injuries. The Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) striker was sidelined in a narrow 1-0 win over Portugal on Sunday, including a […]

BASEL, Switzerland: Sergio Ramos failed to complete two penalties as Spain needed an equalizer late in Gerard Moreno’s game for a 1-1 draw against Switzerland in the League of Nations match just now. Ramos, who made 177 appearances for Spain to make history as a European player with the most […]

Toni Kroos can see the benefits of organizing the European Super League despite criticizing the potential for more matches in a schedule that is already too tight. The idea for the European elite team to set up their own league division has long been debated but it came to mind […]

Alberigo Evani revealed that Roberto Mancini was always in touch with the Italian team when they defeated Estonia 4-0 in a friendly early this morning. The Azzurri squad manager had to isolate himself at home after being tested positive for COVID-19, in which case Evani took over the task of […]

Roberto Martinez described Eden Hazard, who tested positive for COVID-19 as a “disappointing” development for the Belgian manager who mourned the absence of the Real Madrid star. Hazard will miss the international friendly match against Switzerland early tomorrow morning, including the League of Nations (UNL) campaign with England, four days […]

Alessandro Bastoni, Gian Marco Ferrari and Mattia Zaccagni are the latest players to be called up to join the Italian squad ahead of three international matches in the near future. The central defenses, Bastoni and Ferrari, will be the substitutes for Angelo Ogbonna and Alessio Romagnoli, who suffered injuries while […]

MADRID: Atletico Madrid jumped to the top of La Liga after thrashing Cadiz 4-0, while Lionel Messi entered the second half to save Barcelona against Real Betis. Atletico overtook Real Sociedad on goal difference, with Joao Felix blasting twice for Diego Simeone’s squad. Luis Suarez and Marcos Llorente also found […]

Southampton beat Newcastle United 2-0 early this morning to jump to the top of the English Premier League (EPL) for the first time in their history. Che Adams and Stuart Armstrong scored in both halves at St Mary’s Stadium to ensure victory for Ralph Hasenhuttl’s squad. The win – the […]

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho criticized Giovani Lo Celso’s work ethic without controlling the ball while winning the Ludogorets in the Europa League and said the Argentine-born player’s fitness level was not at its best. Lo Celso, who suffered a hamstring injury last month and had to be sidelined in two […]

ISTANBUL: Manchester United have to pay a high price due to their weak defensive performance when they lost 2-1 in the Champions League against Istanbul Basaksehir just now. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s squad, facing difficulties in the Premier League, started their European campaign in their own style when they beat Paris […]

Inter manager Antonio Conte has revealed he once turned down an opportunity to lead Real Madrid. The 51-year-old Italian manager made the confession in a press conference ahead of the Champions League (UCL) clash between the two clubs, early tomorrow morning. Zinedine Zidane is in second season leading Madrid since […]

Paul Pogba took responsibility for Manchester United’s 0-1 defeat to Arsenal, admitting that he had made a “schoolboy mistake” when he awarded a penalty kick that was a divider to the English Premier League (EPL) match, early this morning. Although the squad coached by Mikel Arteta only scored a single […]

Mikel Arteta admires the quality of Manchester United’s attacking machinery ahead of the English Premier League (EPL) action against Arsenal early tomorrow morning. Arsenal, who have lost in the previous two EPL games, have traveled to Old Trafford to win first place against United since 2006. Arteta admits the level […]

Manchester United left-back Alex Telles was found to be positive for the coronavirus test, the team confirmed early this morning. Telles, who joined United from Porto with a reported £ 15.4 million transfer fee earlier this month, made his first appearance when he beat Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) in the Champions […]

Atletico Madrid head coach Diego Simeone said Luis Suarez may come down to meet Salzburg in the Champions League (UCL), despite missing a training session with the squad. Suarez trained individually ahead of Group A action with Austrian club Salzburg in Madrid. Simeone – who was with Atletico when they […]

Jose Mourinho criticized the use of VAR in the Merseyside derby action and the clash of Manchester City in the Champions League (UCL) competition with Porto. Everton drew 2-2 with controversial English Premier League (EPL) champions Liverpool on October 17, including a number of referee decisions against Jurgen Klopp’s squad. […]

Seven English Premier League (EPL) teams are competing in the Champions League and Europa League mid-week. All returned with a victory except Chelsea who were disappointed when tied 0-0 with Spanish champions Sevilla at home. Defending champions Liverpool beat Ajax 1-0, Manchester City beat Porto (3-1), Manchester United tame PSG […]