Five Things: Man City look unstoppable, Big Sam makes his point at Anfield, Benteke costs Palace
Another epic weekend in the Premier League is in the record books and it’s one that will probably go a long way to determining the destination of this season’s title. Manchester City’s win at Old Trafford on Sunday left them with an 11 point lead over Manchester United and... Read more
Mourinho is a defensive obsessed, Guardiola is a defensive genius
There is not much left to say about a Manchester derby that was played in the most foreseeable approach by both teams. One focused mainly in destroying (unsuccessfully trying) and one loyal to its principles and superbly combining both football moments, attacking and defending. Read more
Antonio Conte urges Chelsea players to be ‘positive’ about facing Barcelona in Champions League last 16
By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Monday, December 11, 2017 Head coach Antonio Conte insists Chelsea must be positive about the Champions League draw which sees his side face five-times European champions Barcelona. Having finished second in their group behind Roma, the Premier League champions were hoping for a potential last-16... Read more
Antonio Conte says Chelsea’s focus now on Champions League qualification after admitting title hopes are over
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Monday, December 11, 2017 Unhappy Antonio Conte admits Chelsea are battling to secure their Champions League future and warned of a “bad surprise” if his side do not raise their game. A 1-0 loss at West Ham last Saturday and Manchester... Read more
Danny Murphy blasts Christian Benteke after penalty miss and says striker should be dropped by Crystal Palace
Christian Benteke cost Crystal Palace two points against Bournemouth By Alex Varney – @lexvarney Monday, December 11, 2017 Danny Murphy has slammed Christian Benteke as ‘selfish’ and says he should be dropped for Crystal Palace’s next game. Benteke fluffed a stoppage-time penalty that cost the Eagles two priceless points against... Read more
The players who have lost possession most in the Premier League this season revealed and ranked
By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Monday, December 11, 2017 Alexis Sanchez put in another poor performance on Sunday, the latest in a long line of below par showings from the Arsenal attacker. Though he did assist Olivier Giroud’s equalising goal in the Gunners’ 1-1 draw with Southampton, the Chile forward’s... Read more
Manchester United news: ‘If we can’t beat Sevilla we should abstain from European football for five years’ – Champions League draw reaction
Manchester United fans at Old Trafford By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Monday, December 11, 2017 Manchester United will face Sevilla in the Champions League round of 16. After finishing top of Group A, the Red Devils secured themselves a seeding for the knockout stages, and now they have avoided tougher... Read more
Premier League results: The man of the match in every game this weekend
By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Monday, December 11, 2017 It was huge weekend of Premier League football at the weekend with three derby matches giving us plenty of entertainment. Manchester City extended their winning run in the top-flight to 14 games with victory over Man United, while Wayne Rooney’s first... Read more
Transfer news: Stoke City misfit Giannelli Imbula wanted by Serie A side Torino
Giannelli Imbula By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Monday, December 11, 2017 Italian side Torino are reportedly keen on Stoke City misfit Giannelli Imbula and could make a move for him in January. The midfielder is currently on loan at Ligue 1 side Toulouse but has fallen out of favour following... Read more
‘Barcelona will be angry at that draw… they know we are their bogey team!’ – Chelsea fans react to Champions League last 16 draw
Chelsea have been drawn against Barcelona in the Champions League last 16 By talkSPORT – @talkSPORT Monday, December 11, 2017 The Champions League last 16 draw was made on Monday morning, and Chelsea were handed undeniably the toughest draw of all the English teams. Having finished second in their... Read more