• Chelsea Down Arsenal in Thrilling Encounter
Chelsea Down Arsenal in Thrilling Encounter

And Sarri believes those defensive deficiencies showed Chelsea are far from the finished product capable of challenging favourites Manchester City and Liverpool for the title. But he still proved a match victor by easing past Hector Bellerin before providing a low cross for Alonso to sweep home 10 minutes from time. England's Loftus-Cheek c...

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  • Watch out Chelsea, Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette’s honing his free kick skills
Watch out Chelsea, Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette’s honing his free kick skills

At the end of the match, we finished with two midfielders who were Lucas at 22 years old and Matteo at 19 years old. Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi was on target Saturday even as Arsenal lost 3-2 to Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge. After the full-time whistle was blown, Emery immediately headed down the tunnel without shaking hands with Sarri...

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  • Maurizio Sarri: Chelsea not yet Premier League contenders
Maurizio Sarri: Chelsea not yet Premier League contenders

The Italian has cautioned against expecting Chelsea to challenge for the title this season, but a top-four finish is certainly within their reach if they continue to perform as they have done so far. "In that hard period, we lost the distance between players". "If we press very high, we are able to do well. In those 15 minutes, we were not able...

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  • Wallaby 'Tongan Thor' out of Bledisloe opener
Wallaby 'Tongan Thor' out of Bledisloe opener

All Blacks captain Kieran Read admitted the Wallabies dominated the first half, with his team trailing 6-0 until Aaron Smith's opening try in the 39th minute. Elsewhere, skipper Michael Hooper, Izack Rodda and Dane Haylett-Petty have shaken off injuries to take their place at lock and right wing respectively.

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  • Arsenal suffer Maitland-Niles blow
Arsenal suffer Maitland-Niles blow

Arsenal lost 2-0 against champions City in Emery's first competitive game in charge. Arsenal on Thursday announced that midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles would be sidelined for about six to eight weeks over a leg injury. The injury to Maitland-Niles was obvious but now, the club has confirmed the extent of the knock picked up by the 20-yea...

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  • Unai Emery sends warning to Gunners sqaud
Unai Emery sends warning to Gunners sqaud

Speaking to Ominsport, Wright said: " Unai Emery needs at least, if we're talking transfer window terms, he needs at least three or four transfer windows ". "I want consistency", said Emery on Thursday. A Torreira foul on Kovacic gave Chelsea a free kick in a unsafe position, but Cech punched away David Luiz's delivery before both managers made...

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  • Real Madrid's Julen Lopetegui: Atletico Madrid 'punished' us in Super Cup
Real Madrid's Julen Lopetegui: Atletico Madrid 'punished' us in Super Cup

After three back-to-back Champions League triumphs , head coach Zinedine Zidane and talisman Ronaldo have both headed through the exit door, leaving the club without two of the most influential figures in its recent history. The main reason for the advantage Atletico in the value of players was the transfer of ex-real Madrid player Cristiano Ron...

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  • Napoli sign £40,000-a-week goalkeeper on a season-long loan
Napoli sign £40,000-a-week goalkeeper on a season-long loan

Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis has confirmed that his club are still in talks with Arsenal over a potential deal for Colombia goalkeeper David Ospina . Standard Liege's Guillermo Ochoa , Liverpool ace Simon Mignolet and Spanish star Ciprian Tatarusanu were all mentioned. The Serie A giants have reached an agreement for Ospina, wh...

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  • Keys to an India fightback in England test series
Keys to an India fightback in England test series

Joe Root won the toss and inserted India on a green-tinged surface but India's openers batted patiently and saw off the new ball. Coming to the 3rd Test, Kohli and Shastri will aim to get team combination right with the most awaited change likely to be the inclusion of 20-year-old Rishabh Pant , who might replace Dinesh Karthik , who is in ...

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  • Willian: 'No chance' I'd stay at Chelsea if Conte remained
Willian: 'No chance' I'd stay at Chelsea if Conte remained

Asked whether he would have stayed if Conte had not been fired, he told the Evening Standard: "No chance. No". "No. I'm here because I want to play for Chelsea . We know that we still need to improve. " We have a lot of players with quality up front , players like Eden Hazard and Pedro". "Jorginho has played very well".

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  • Defending champion Muguruza out of Cincinnati Masters
Defending champion Muguruza out of Cincinnati Masters

Tsurenko secured her first top-10 victory since 2015 and consigned two-time Grand Slam champion Muguruza to a fourth defeat from her last six matches. Novak Djokovic battled stomach issues and a slow start before dispatching Adrian Mannarino to reach the third round in Cincinnati on Wednesday, but third seed Alexander Zverev again crashed o...

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  • Tottenham boss Pochettino dismisses Man Utd rumours
Tottenham boss Pochettino dismisses Man Utd rumours

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino insists he's fully committed to the job. Speaking in an interview with BetVictor, Owen said: " Fulham's 2-0 home defeat against Crystal Palace on Saturday means the Cottagers have won just 25 of their 119 Premier League London derbies and I think things are going to get worse before they get better at Wembl...

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  • Novak Djokovic: Wimbledon champion beats Adrian Mannarino in Cincinnati
Novak Djokovic: Wimbledon champion beats Adrian Mannarino in Cincinnati

The reigning Wimbledon champion not only had to adjust to his opponent's flat here on Wednesday , skidding ground strokes on a slick hard court but also needed to receive treatment for a stomach ailment during the second set. 'The second part of the second set and third set it was already much better. Nothing could separate them in the mid-range a...

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  • Urban Meyer investigation to end Sunday
Urban Meyer investigation to end Sunday

His attorney, Brad Koffel, told ESPN that his client plans to defend himself against allegations made by his ex-wife in court. In a statement released Friday evening, the university announced that the independent working group conducting the investigation into Meyer will wrap up its probe of the coach Sunday.

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  • Serena Williams Gets Real About Motherhood, Meltdowns and Her Career Comeback
Serena Williams Gets Real About Motherhood, Meltdowns and Her Career Comeback

Robert Maxfield pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter in 2006 and was sentenced to 15 years in prison. Serena Williams has spoken publicly for the first time about the pain of learning her sister's killer would walk free last month.

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  • Cardiff City v Newcastle United
Cardiff City v Newcastle United

As he points out, they won just five home matches in 2013/14, ending the season rock bottom of the Premier League with 30 points and only seven wins in total. As for Cardiff , the MOTD commentator says they will be massively reliant on their home form, if they are to survive this time. Last season's promotion was also built on home form, 52 of...

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  • Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino: 'Harry Kane is match-fit'
Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino: 'Harry Kane is match-fit'

The Fiver: sign up and get our daily football email . In addition, center-backs Tim Ream and newly acquired Alfie Mawson are both injured and yet to return, leaving Calum Chambers and Maxim Le Marchand the only ones fit to start. Somebody told me the Chelsea coach, Maurizio Sarri, had said they need a minimum of three months to build their team....

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  • Andreas Pereira earns Brazil call-up
Andreas Pereira earns Brazil call-up

Brazil face the U.S. and El Salvador next month and, with the likes of Man City's Gabriel Jesus and Fernandinho not making the squad , Pereira is very much part of an experimental line-up from manager Tite - Flamengo forward Lucas Paqueta has also been included, as well as a recall for Liverpool's Fabinho.

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  • Mourinho 'has never been so happy' with unsettled Pogba
Mourinho 'has never been so happy' with unsettled Pogba

Mourinho confirmed that Pogba will be captain against Brighton on Sunday, although Antonio Valencia will reclaim the armband when he returns from injury. However, speaking at a press conference on Friday, Mourinho defended his relationship with Pogba saying he has never been happier with him than he is now.

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  • 'Hard Knocks' shows Corey Coleman asked Browns to trade him
'Hard Knocks' shows Corey Coleman asked Browns to trade him

Coleman will still need some time to fully get up to speed with the Bills' system, as McDermott suggests. "Biggest thing is we want him to come out and play fast and play physical", McDermott said. The Bills acquired Coleman in a trade with the Browns on August 5, giving the former first-round pick a chance to ignite his career after two underwhelm...

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