Premier League

Manchester United recovered from their midweek Champions League defeat against Juventus to beat Everton 2-1. A highlight for United was their left-sided attack, with Anthony Martial once again being integral to the attacking exploits of Jose Mourinho’s side. United’s 1-0 defeat against Juventus does not look like the worst result on paper given the Italians’ […]

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For the opening 40 minutes of this match you could have been excused for thinking you were watching Arsène Wenger’s toiling Arsenal side against Claudio Ranieri’s title winning Leicester City team. While Arsenal’s slow, short passing in midfield was achieving little, Leicester’s fast, direct breakaways were creating opportunities for a lively Kelechi Iheanacho. After some […]

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It was very much a game of two halves at Stamford Bridge, as José Mourinho’s Manchester United displayed an impressive defensive performance. Chelsea’s passing approach through the center – trying to free Eden Hazard – earned them very few rewards as the visitors continued to contain Chelsea throughout, especially after taking the lead. Touchline fracas […]

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The clash of this young Premier League season never took off. City’s Riyad Mahrez had the only big chance in the game, in the form of a late penalty-kick, which he missed. How Guardiola and Klopp’s respect for each other led to a highly anticipated game with almost zero chances. Football logic is the hardest […]

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José Mourinho’s hand was forced throughout the match but his attacking substitutions eventually paid off. His final one, Alexis Sánchez, netted an all-important winner. However, it was a mixture of Newcastle’s defensive intensity and United’s senseless attacking play that put any kind of result for the home side under pressure. United were winless on home […]

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What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object? In football terms, what happens when a great pressing side meets a great press-resistant side? Liverpool made a record breaking start to their season, winning their first seven games of the season for the first time in their history. A particularly impressive feat, considering the […]

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Arsenal controlled the ball, but Everton was the more threatening team. That was until Alexandre Lacazette’s quality finish and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s goal from an offside position decided the game for an Arsenal team that otherwise struggled to create. Arsenal recovered from a tough start to the season, with losses to Manchester City and Chelsea, by […]

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