There were many talking points in a busy weekend in the Premier League. Sergio Aguero propelled title favourites Man City to a 6-1 win, scoring five goals against Newcastle. Chelsea lost their fourth match of the eight so far played, losing to Southampton 3-1, and Arsenal thrashed Man United 3-0 in a surprising game at the Emirates. Continue reading “Premier League round up: Aguero stars, Chelsea lose and Arsenal beat United”
The Premier League returned this weekend, with West Ham’s 2-0 victory over title hopefuls Arsenal the major talking point. Other significant results included Man City’s comprehensive 3-0 win against West Brom and reigning champions Chelsea surviving a scare to draw 2-2 with Welsh side Swansea.
It’s that time again, as football fans up and down the country start to eagerly anticipate the beginning of the new football season. Will Chelsea triumph once more, or will the title return to Manchester? Will Manchester United and Liverpool’s high-spending summer pay off? How will the teams promoted from the Championship fare? This post will tackle all those questions and more, as Teen Sport News tries to predict where each team will finish in thirty-eight games time. Continue reading “Premier League Predictions 2015-16”
Liverpool put a dent in Manchester City’s title hopes as they secured victory over the champions at Anfield.
Manchester City will face Barcelona in the last 16 of the Champions League in what will be seen as a difficult draw for British sides in both the Champions and Europa League.
City, who beat Bayern Munich and Roma to qualify from their group, face one of the tournament favourites in Barcelona, who beat them at the same stage in last years competition.
Premier League leaders Chelsea will face French league winners Paris Saint-Germain, who have the formidable Zlatan Ibrahimovic in their ranks. They also have former Chelsea star David Luiz, who moved to PSG for £40 million in the summer.
Arsene Wenger will face a club he used to coach when Arsenal take on Monaco. Arsenal have faced tough opponents at this stage in the competition in recent years, having faced Barcelona, AC Milan and Bayern Munich (twice) in the last four years. However, they will see Monaco as opponents that Arsenal will have a fighting chance against.
In the Europa League, Scottish side Celtic will face European royalty in Inter Milan, who won the Champions League as recently as 2010.
Liverpool were knocked out of the Champions League last week and they will enter the Europa League against Turkish team Besiktas, who beat Tottenham in their last group game. They boast former Chelsea striker Demba Ba in their ranks, but they will be hoping to avoid the same result as the last time the teams met, when Liverpool ran out 8-0 winners.
Merseyside rivals Everton will play Swiss team Young Boys, who they have never faced before but will fancy their chances against.
Finally, Tottenham Hotspur will play Italian side Fiorentina, and similar to Everton, the two teams have never faced each other before. Spurs may come up against on loan Manchester City defender Micah Richards, who is currently at the Florence outfit.
There were goals, penalties and surprises in the third round of the League Cup.
Arsenal and Manchester City both lost their opening games in the Champions League as the English sides faced a tough return to the competition. Continue reading “Champions League Round-up: English sides have bad results”