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Man City held to home draw by lowly West Brom

Manchester City’s hopes of closing the gap on the Premier League pacesetters were frustrated as they were held to a 1-1 draw at home to lowly West Bromwich Albion on Tuesday. City took the lead on the half hour when Raheem Sterling did well to work his way to the… Cyprus Mail …


Jorginho secures point for Chelsea in dead rubber v Krasnodar

Chelsea’s Jorginho converted a penalty as a much-changed side were held to a 1-1 draw by Russians Krasnodar at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday in their final Champions League Group E game with nothing at stake. Frank Lampard’s side had already secured top spot and Krasnodar the Europa League qualifying place… Cyprus Mail …


Night of cheer as fans return and Arsenal win big

Arsenal’s fans had waited nine long months to return to the club’s north London stadium but the 2,000 people sprinkled across the red seats had to wait only nine minutes to enjoy the thrill of celebrating a goal in the flesh on Thursday. Appropriately, it was Frenchman Alexandre Lacazette who… Cyprus Mail …


Porto join Manchester City in advancing in Champions League

FC Porto joined Manchester City in advancing to the next phase of the Champions League after the two played out a goalless draw in their Group C clash on Tuesday. The point, combined with defeat for Olympiakos in France, was enough to ensure Porto finished second while City, who had… Cyprus Mail …


Fulham inflict surprise defeat on Leicester

Fulham fixed their penalty jinx as Ivan Cavaleiro’s spot kick eased them out of the relegation zone with a shock 2-1 win at high-flying Leicester City in the Premier League on Monday. Scott Parker’s struggling side were leading thanks to Ademola Lookman’s well-taken 30th minute opener before Cavaleiro beat Kasper… Cyprus Mail …



Lacklustre Liverpool slump to 2-0 loss to Atalanta (all results)

Atalanta’s Josip Ilicic and Robin Gosens scored quickfire second-half goals to give them a comfortable 2-0 win over a toothless Liverpool, who barely managed a shot on target, in their Champions League Group D clash at Anfield on Wednesday. After the home side fielded an experimental lineup featuring three teenagers… Cyprus Mail …


Liverpool beat Leicester to set new club record home run

Liverpool set a new club record of 64 straight unbeaten home league games with an impressive 3-0 win over Leicester City at Anfield in the Premier League on Sunday. An own goal from Jonny Evans and headers from Diogo Jota and Roberto Firmino, continuing his streak of scoring in his… Cyprus Mail …


Spurs beat City to go top, United finally win at Old Trafford

Tottenham Hotspur moved top of the Premier League after a classic Jose Mourinho inspired performance delivered a 2-0 victory over Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City on Saturday. Goals in each half from Son Heung-min and substitute Giovani lo Celso, secured the three points and a fourth straight league win for Spurs, who… Cyprus Mail …


Spain hammer Germany 6-0,

Spain forward Ferran Torres scored a first career hat-trick as his side crushed helpless Germany 6-0 at home on Tuesday to storm into the final four of the Nations League. Goals from Alvaro Morata, Ferran and Rodri gave Luis Enrique’s side a convincing 3-0 lead at halftime, while Ferran struck… Cyprus Mail …