Champions League

Arsenal can’t finish off Crystal Palace

Arsenal can’t finish off Crystal Palace

LONDON, England ● Yannick Bolasie put a dent in Arsenal’s hopes of qualifying for the Champions League with an equaliser for Crystal Palace nine minutes from time in a 1-1 draw at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday. Arsene Wenger’s side appeared on course for victory following Alexis Sanchez’s headed goal in first-half stoppage-time. But Palace, […]

PSG trash rivals Caen 6-0

PSG trash rivals Caen 6-0

PARIS, France ● Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paris Saint-Germain ripped Ligue 1 rivals Caen to pieces in a 6-0 thrashing at the Parc des Princes on Saturday, sending the champions 30 points clear at the top. The result follows PSG’s disappointing 3-2 aggregate Champions League quarter-final defeat to Manchester City, and backs up some theories to […]

Chelsea, Chelsea, Chelsea…

Chelsea, Chelsea, Chelsea…

LONDON, England ● Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick in a 3-0 win away to Chelsea on Saturday as Manchester City rounded off a memorable week in style. Victory against the soon-to-be-deposed Premier League title-holders came just days after City reached the semi-finals of the Champions League by knocking out fellow big-spenders Paris Saint-Germain. Aguero was […]

Bayern close in on historic Bundesliga title

Bayern close in on historic Bundesliga title

BERLIN, Germany ● Bayern Munich are ten points clear, and on the verge of an historic fourth straight Bundesliga title, after Robert Lewandowski netted twice in Saturday’s 3-0 win over Schalke. With second-placed Borussia Dortmund hosting Hamburg on Sunday, Pep Guardiola’s Bayern took the chance to extend their lead at Munich’s Allianz Arena. With four […]

Man City write history

Man City write history

MANCHESTER, England ●  Manchester City reached the Champions League semi-finals for the first time after Kevin De Bruyne’s fine 76th-minute goal earned them a 1-0 win over Paris Saint-Germain yesterday. A week on from their 2-2 draw in the French capital, City saw Sergio Aguero squander a first-half penalty after he had been felled by […]