Man City break 22-year-old streak with win over Huddersfield

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Manchester City this evening put to bed a remarkable, unwanted streak spanning over two decades, after securing a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Huddersfield. Pep Guardiola’s free-scoring Citizens travelled to the Kirklees Stadium on the back of a scintillating run of form, having picked up wins in all but one of their matches across all competitions […]

Raheem Sterling saves Man City, Huddersfield almost cause shock

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HUDDERSFIELD, England — Three thoughts on Manchester City’s 2-1 win over Huddersfield, as Raheem Sterling helped the league leaders come from behind. 1. Sterling helps Man City get there in the end Manchester City are laying waste to the Premier League, but they won’t have many tougher nights than this. Trailing Huddersfield at half-time through […]

Unsworth apologises for ‘unacceptable’ Everton display

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David Unsworth issued an apology to Everton’s fans after Sunday’s woeful 4-1 Premier League loss at Southampton. The Toffees were thrashed 5-1 by Atalanta in the Europa League on Thursday and a bad week got worse at St Mary’s Stadium, where Gylfi Sigurdsson’s stunning equaliser provided a rare bright spot for the visitors. Charlie Austin’s double […]

Sarri: ‘Napoli can win ugly’

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Maurizio Sarri slammed the pitch at the Dacia Arena, but was pleased Napoli got the win over Udinese by “proving we can win ugly.” Jorginho scored the only goal, on the rebound from a parried penalty, for a 1-0 result that recaptures top spot from Inter. “We used to struggle more in previous years during games like […]

Manchester United’s Varane interest could concern Lindelof

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Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane is open to joining Manchester United, according to Don Balon. What’s the word? The France international was linked with a switch to Old Trafford in the summer, but a move failed to materialise. Instead, the 24-year-old’s deal at the Bernabeu was extended by five years. However, Don Balon states that Varane feels under-appreciated […]

Alexis Sanchez scores controversial late penalty to lift Arsenal to fourth and leave Burnley with familiar feeling

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At some point, their luck was bound to run out. No Premier League team has conceded more shots than Burnley this season, but few have defended their goalmouth better. For more than 90 minutes of this visit from Arsenal, it was much the same story, with Sean Dyche’s side putting in a typical display of dogged but rarely […]