Posts Tagged “#EPLWeekendReview”

PHOTOS: Behind the scenes look as Manchester City stars celebrate thumping Maurizio Sarri’s side

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PHOTOS: Behind the scenes look as Manchester City stars celebrate thumping Maurizio Sarri’s side

How do you deal with a 6-0 thrashing at the hands of another top six side? If you are a Chelsea player, it is by speaking to old friends, swapping shirts and trying to make the best of a bad situation. Manchester City overwhelmed Chelsea on Sunday afternoon, going four goals ahead during a blistering…

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Azpilicueta brands Chelsea’s 6-0 hammering at Manchester City unacceptable, apologizes to fans

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Azpilicueta brands Chelsea’s 6-0 hammering at Manchester City unacceptable, apologizes to fans

Cesar Azpilicueta has branded Chelsea’s 6-0 hammering at Manchester City unacceptable and apologised to supporters. The Londoners crashed to their heaviest defeat since 1991 as the Premier League champions ran riot at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday. The loss saw Chelsea slip below Arsenal to sixth in the table on goals scored and raised further…

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Pep Guardiola explains Maurizio Sarri handshake snub

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Pep Guardiola explains Maurizio Sarri handshake snub

Pep Guardiola has “no problem” with Maurizio Sarri despite the Chelsea manager failing to shake his hand after Manchester City’s dominant win at the Etihad. Sergio Aguero’s hat-trick, a Raheem Sterling brace and an Ilkay Gundogan goal inflicted a 6-0 defeat on Chelsea – their heaviest of the Premier League era. Sarri headed straight for the tunnel upon the…

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Manchester United’s attack-filled squad at odds with Jose Mourinho’s style that leaves many to blame

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Manchester United’s attack-filled squad at odds with Jose Mourinho’s style that leaves many to blame

It is unfair to say that United’s struggles this season are entirely Mourinho’s fault but it’s clear to see why his job and status as a manager has been in trouble of late. Whom do you think Mourinho had to blame this time round? This time, at least, Mourinho didn’t blame the quality of his…

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Rafa Benitez reveals his transfer philosophy at Newcastle, why he signed experienced players

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Rafa Benitez reveals his transfer philosophy at Newcastle, why he signed experienced players

Do you think Newcastle signed good players during the last transfer window? Rafa Benitez admits he signed experienced players during the summer transfer window who he believed could “help” the rest of the Newcastle United squad. The Magpies manager recruited Salomon Rondon, Federico Fernandez and Ki Sung-yueng before the start of the season – and…

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Highlights :Martial’s Brace secure’s Manchester United a draw against the Blues.

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Highlights :Martial’s Brace secure’s Manchester United a draw against the Blues.

  Manchester United came from behind to draw with Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge 2-2. Chelsea started on high note putting Manchester United under pressure. Rudiger placed Chelsea ahead at 21st minute with a conversion from Willian’s cross. Chelsea dominated the first half of play with numerous attempts but De Gea kept hopes for Manchester…

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Manchester United to rival Arsenal for Juventus key man

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Manchester United to rival Arsenal for Juventus key man

Manchester United are the latest club to have reportedly contacted former Juventus CEO Beppe Marotta after Inter and Arsenal. According to The Independent newspaper, Manchester United have called on Marotta to see what his plans are. The Premier League club is planning to add another chief to the staff rather than just a director of football,…

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Chelsea defender blasts Maurizio Sarri over lack of play time

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Chelsea defender blasts Maurizio Sarri over lack of play time

Andreas Christensen has warned Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri that he ‘cannot show so much patience’ once again as he waits for his chance to play for the Italian. Last season the 22-year-old became the starting centre-back in Antonio Conte’s three-man defence pushing out David Luiz to the bench and making 23 starts in the Premier…

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See what Jose Mourinho did for his players after Newcastle win!

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See what Jose Mourinho did for his players after Newcastle win!

Jose Mourinho gave his Manchester United squad an extra day off after their last-ditch win against Newcastle United on Saturday. Alexis Sanchez scored in injury time to ensure United completed a second half comeback against the Magpies after going 2-0 down in the first 15 minutes. The victory eased some of the pressure on Mourinho…

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Best photos of Matchweek 8 Epic EPL

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Best photos of Matchweek 8 Epic EPL

  Brighton & Hove Albion 1-0 West Ham United Brighton goalscorer Glenn Murray and defender Shane Duffy stretch in pursuit of the ball     Brighton & Hove Albion 1-0 West Ham United Pablo Zabaleta goes flying over Alireza Jahanbakhsh after a tackle on the West Ham defender Burnley 1-1 Huddersfield Town James Tarkowski acrobatically…

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Arsenal new sponsorship agreement worth £60 million per season

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Arsenal new sponsorship agreement  worth £60 million per season

Arsenal’s spending power will be further strengthened next year after the club agreed a major kit deal with German manufacturer Adidas. The five-year agreement, which begins on July 1, is understood to be worth around £50 million each season, a major increase from Arsenal’s current £30m-a-year deal with Puma. OFFICIAL: Arsenal will begin their new…

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Premier League coach to take over at Real Madrid?

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Premier League coach to take over at Real Madrid?

The odds on Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino becoming the next manager of Real Madrid have tumbled to 3/1 as speculation about the future of current Real boss Julen Lopetegui intensifies. By the high standards of Los Blancos, this has been a poor start to the new Lal Liga season. They have lost three and drawn one of their last four…

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Arsenal linked with young Paraguay attacker as Ramsey replacement

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Arsenal linked with young Paraguay attacker as Ramsey replacement

Whisper it quietly, but Arsenal have been impressing this season as the new era of Unai Emery gets into full swing. With far and away the best form in the league, memories of the Gunners’ opening back-to-back losses to Manchester City and Chelsea – the last two winners of the Premier League – are becoming distant memories,…

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Pep Guardiola makes surprising Riyad Mahrez revelation

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Pep Guardiola makes surprising Riyad Mahrez revelation

Pep Guardiola revealed he “didn’t know” how poor Mahrez’s penalty record was in a post-match interview, saying “he shoots perfect penalties in training”. Well, perhaps he should have done, given the fact the Algerian failed to convert one for Leicester against Guardiola’s side in the penultimate match of the 2016-17 season. In fact, Mahrez’s late…

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Liverpool ace downplays title chances

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Liverpool ace downplays title chances

Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold has admitted to ESPN FC that his club is not talking about winning the title just yet but he is confident there is much more to come from his side. Liverpool are level on points with Manchester City and Chelsea at the top of the Premier League after concluding a run…

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Here is why Victor Wanyama and Co need a party

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Here is why Victor Wanyama and Co need a party

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino is of the opinion that his team deserves a party after their strong start to the Premier League season amid off-the-field problems. Spurs sit fifth in the table, two points off the top, after claiming six wins from their opening eight matches, including a 3-0 victory over Manchester United at…

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Manchester City ace gutted after being denied a penalty chance

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Manchester City ace gutted after being denied a penalty chance

Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus says he was disappointed not to take his side’s late penalty in the goalless Premier League draw at Liverpool on Sunday. The visitors were awarded a spot-kick in the 85th minute but Riyad Mahrez’s effort sailed high over the bar. City forward Jesus had wanted to take responsibility but manager Pep…

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What Unai Emery is doing right at Arsenal

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What Unai Emery is doing right at Arsenal

Back when Arsenal was the personal fiefdom of Arsène Wenger, the players would finish training and sometimes feel they could do it all again. Modern professionals are supposed to need a sleep after training. Wenger’s usually did not. It is a different story now. Under Unai Emery the players know they have worked, and they…

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Mourinho says Rashford is not ready

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Mourinho says Rashford is not ready

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has admitted that he may have made the wrong choice by starting forward Marcus Rashford against Newcastle United. Both players were subbed with the Red Devils two goals down and staring another defeat in the face, which may well have cost Mourinho his job at Old Trafford. Replacements Marouane Fellaini and Alexis Sanchez helped inspire…

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Mourinho’s halftime talk that breathed life in Manchester United

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Mourinho’s halftime talk that breathed life in Manchester United

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has revealed what he told his players at halftime in the remarkable comeback against Newcastle United over the weekend. Manchester United went into the halftime break trailing 2-0 courtesy of goals from Kennedy and Yoshinori Muto. Jose Mourinho’s pep talk at halftime worked wonders as his charges came back into…

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Why Mahrez took the penalty against Liverpool

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Why Mahrez took the penalty against Liverpool

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has opened up about the decision that led to Riyad Mahrez taking a penalty in the barren stalemate against Liverpool, noting that he had instructed him to the penalty. With regular penalty taker Sergio Aguero substituted, Riyad Mahrez took over the spot-kick duties but it wasn’t without drama. Mahrez took…

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Chelsea star winger confirms Real Madrid ‘dream’ move

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Chelsea star winger confirms Real Madrid ‘dream’ move

Eden Hazard has cast fresh doubt over his future after revealing that he is torn between signing a new contract at Chelsea and pursuing his dream of playing for Real Madrid. The Belgian forward, who has less than two years left on his deal, admitted that he did not know where his heart would lead him….

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Mata issues a statement Manchester United performance against Newcastle

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Mata issues a statement Manchester United performance against Newcastle

Juan Mata has appreciated Manchester United’s fans who were incredible as they launched an unlikely comeback against Newcastle United. Mata himself got on the scoresheet on a night that the Red Devils won the game 3-2 after going down 2-0 in the opening ten minutes at Old Trafford. The Spaniard has described the events of…

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Liverpool not jealous of Manchester City’s fine run

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Liverpool not jealous of Manchester City’s fine run

Jurgen Klopp is a happy man after Liverpool pulled a point from ‘outstanding’ Manchester City. The clubs played to a 0-0 draw at Anfield with Klopp affirming his satisfaction with what his charges displayed. The boss said the penalty awarded to the visitors ‘looke like one’ but offered his praise for both sets of players…

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John Terry career in Numbers: Truly a legend

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John Terry career in Numbers: Truly a legend

Former England and Chelsea defender John Terry has hung up his boots as he plans to make a move to in management amid Aston Villa links. Terry has been without a club since leaving Aston Villa at the end of last season and has been reported to have turned down a move to join Russia…

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Revealed: How this year’s Ballon d’Or winner will be determined

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Revealed: How this year’s Ballon d’Or winner will be determined

Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale are among the first 10 players to be shortlisted by France Football magazine for the 2018 Ballon d’Or. Ronaldo makes the list despite facing an allegation of rape by a woman he met in Las Vegas in 2009. He denies the accusation. The Portuguese forward – who won his fifth Ballon…

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Tottenham Reveal Christian Eriksen’s chronic spinal cord injury fears

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Tottenham Reveal Christian Eriksen’s chronic spinal cord injury fears

Tottenham fans will be worried after the latest injury update concerning Christian Eriksen. Age Hareide, the manager of Denmark, has revealed that Eriksen may be suffering from a chronic injury. In a new interview with Denmark’s Canal9, Hareide expressed fears that Eriksen may have long term back problem: Christian (Eriksen) has a problem with a…

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Tottenham fears over Danny Rose fitness after suffering groin injury against Cardiff

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Tottenham fears over Danny Rose fitness after suffering groin injury against Cardiff

Tottenham are sweating over the fitness of Danny Rose. Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino confirmed the full-back had suffered a recurrence of a groin problem in the 1-0 win over Cardiff on Saturday. After being rested against Barcelona in midweek, the 28-year-old was forced off after 88 minutes after falling awkwardly at Wembley. Rose is due…

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“I am Sorry” Guardiola Apologies to Jesus After Mahrez’s Penalty Miss

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“I am Sorry” Guardiola Apologies to Jesus After Mahrez’s Penalty Miss

Pep Guardiola has apologised for costing Manchester City a massive victory at Anfield when he prevented Gabriel Jesus for taking a penalty that if scored would have given them a dramatic win and take them clear top of the EPL Standings. The Spanish coach revealed he ordered Riyad Mahrez to take the penalty awarded four…

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Mourinho to be dismissed regardless of Newcastle Untd win

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Mourinho to be dismissed regardless of Newcastle Untd win

  The Mirror reports that Mourinho will be dismissed this weekend, regardless of the outcome of the Premier League visit of Newcastle United on Saturday. Rumours are abound that if the Red Devils  sack their manager, former Gunners boss could be right for the job Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger would steady the ship at…

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