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What happened today in the Premier League?

What happened today in the Premier League?

Christian Benteke ended a run of 28 shots without a goal with his strike against Leicester Crystal Palace and West Ham’s revivals continued but three Premier League teams’ miserable runs were extended on Saturday. Christian Benteke ended a 1,106-minute goal drought to help Palace to a convincing 3-0 victory at in-form Leicester. Benteke was heavily […]

Superb Ozil strike sends Newcastle into bottom three

Superb Ozil strike sends Newcastle into bottom three

Mesut Ozil scored his third goal of the season with a superb volley Newcastle dropped into the relegation zone after suffering a fourth defeat in a row, while Arsenal moved back into the top four with a narrow victory. Mesut Ozil’s brilliant volleyed goal in the first half was enough for Arsene Wenger’s side, who […]

Alonso free-kick extends Southampton’s miserable run

Alonso free-kick extends Southampton’s miserable run

Marcos Alonso’s winner came with the last kick of the first half Chelsea edged past Southampton thanks to Marcos Alonso’s winner to move level on points with second-placed Manchester United in the Premier League. Alonso’s long-range free-kick beat Saints goalkeeper Fraser Forster to put the hosts ahead in injury time of a first half the […]

Ronaldo scores winner as Real Madrid win Club World Cup

Ronaldo scores winner as Real Madrid win Club World Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his seventh Club World Cup goal Real Madrid became the first team to win back-to-back Club World Cup titles as Cristiano Ronaldo’s second-half free-kick beat Brazilian side Gremio. Zinedine Zidane’s side dominated from the start but found chances difficult against well-organised opposition. But Ronaldo got the breakthrough with a well-struck effort from […]

Goal drought ends after 1,106 minutes & Ndidi’s unhappy birthday – best Premier League stats

Crystal Palace striker Christian Benteke ended his goalscoring drought against Leicester, while Foxes midfielder Wilfred Ndidi endured an unhappy birthday. West Ham won again – but Watford lost again. Here are the best stats from Saturday’s Premier League games: One away from the double century. After his clean sheet in Arsenal’s 1-0 win over Newcastle, […]

Wolves go seven points clear with win over Wednesday

Wolves go seven points clear with win over Wednesday

Wolves celebrate a second goal of the season for Ruben Neves Ruben Neves’ classy first-half finish helped Championship leaders Wolves edge past struggling Sheffield Wednesday to go seven points clear at the top. The hosts’ best chance came early on, Adam Reach slicing wide when well-placed, but they struggled to create. Against the run of […]

Raheem Sterling: Man City forward ‘critical’ despite best season yet

Raheem Sterling: Man City forward ‘critical’ despite best season yet

Media playback is not supported on this device Pep Guardiola gives us a blueprint for success – Raheem Sterling Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling says he is always critical of his performances, despite enjoying the most productive season of his career. Sterling is City’s joint-top scorer with Sergio Aguero this season having netted 13 times […]

Man Utd: Jose Mourinho may allow Henrikh Mkhitaryan to leave

Man Utd: Jose Mourinho may allow Henrikh Mkhitaryan to leave

Henrik Mkhitaryan last featured as a substitute in United’s 1-0 win over Brighton on 25 November Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says “every player has his price”, which may pave the way for the January departure of Henrikh Mkhitaryan. The Armenian playmaker has not started a game since the defeat at Chelsea on 5 November […]

I’ve never said I’ll leave Northern Ireland – O’Neill

I’ve never said I’ll leave Northern Ireland – O’Neill

Media playback is not supported on this device Michael O’Neill hints at Northern Ireland stay Northern Ireland boss Michael O’Neill hopes to take the team to Euro 2020 after revealing he has not spoken to any other national teams. The Scottish FA was granted permission to talk with O’Neill, who has also been linked with […]

Eric Bailly: Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho says defender could miss next three months

Eric Bailly: Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho says defender could miss next three months

Eric Bailly was the first player to sign for Manchester United after Jose Mourinho took over as manager Manchester United defender Eric Bailly could be out for up to three months and needs surgery on an ankle injury, says manager Jose Mourinho. The 23-year-old centre-back has not played for his club since the 1-0 defeat […]

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