Crystal Palace give Fulham a reality check

Crystal Palace started their Premier League campaign on a good note as they humbled newly promoted side Fulham 2-0 at Craven Cottage Fulham dominated the early stages...

Review: Huddersfield – Chelsea

N'Golo Kante, Jorginho (pen.) and Pedro scored the three goals for Chelsea in their 3-0 win at Huddersfield in Maurizio Sarri's first Premier League...

Review: Newcastle United – Tottenham Hotspur

Dele Alli and Jan Vertonghen scored two early goals and Tottenham held on the rest of the way in order to defeat Newcastle 2-1...

Andre Marriner’s penalty decision was spot on

Premier League referee Andre Marriner was at the centre of the controversy following his recent call in the game between Manchester United and Leicester City Marriner...

Review: Manchester United – Leicester City

Manchester United beat Leicester 2-1 in a game in which Luke Shaw scored his first senior goal for the club. Manchester United – Leicester City...

Jurgen Klopp confident of defensive options

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is not worried about his defensive options ahead of the game against West-Ham, despite playing one senior defender in the...

Liverpool wrap up pre-season with a win over Torino

Liverpool wrapped up their pre-season preparations with a 3-1 win over Torino and made a massive statement of intent for their title challenge. Liverpool looked...

Bayern Munich beat Man United in tough pre-season friendly

Manchester United rounded up their pre-season friendly with a 1-0 away defeat to German Champions Bayern Munich in what has been a turbulent transfer...

Steven Gerrard settles for a point on Scottish Premiership debut

Former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard had to settle for a draw on his Scottish Premiership managerial debut after his centre-forward saw red in the 12th...

Arsenal wrap up pre-season with victory over Lazio

Arsenal rounded up their preparations for the new season with a 2-0 win over Serie A side Lazio at the Friends Arena in Stockholm. The...

Five star Reds whitewash Napoli in friendly

Liverpool FC demolished Napoli 5-0 in the penultimate pre-season friendly in Dublin that saw new goalkeeper Alisson Becker make his debut. Goals from James Milner,...

Chelsea beat Inter Milan via spot kicks

Chelsea beat Inter Milan 5-4 on penalties as goalkeeper Willy Caballero saved from Milan Skriniar in the shootout following a 1-1 draw in their...

Arsenal could surprise Premier League rivals- Tuchel

Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel believes Arsenal would have the edge at the start of the Premier League due to the availability of their...

Arsenal pummel PSG 5-1 in ICC friendly

Arsenal rounded off their trip to Singapore with a 5-1 victory against Paris Saint-Germain, with Mesut Ozil making a return to the pitch. The German...

Review: France – Croatia

Two rather fortunate goals gave France the lead at half-time and then Croatia's somewhat naive second-half approach led to a 4-2 victory and a...

Review: Belgium – England

Thomas Meunier and Eden Hazard scored in a deserved 2-0 victory for Belgium which earned its first ever World Cup medal. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1018113217770479620 Thomas Meunier, the man...

Review: Croatia – England

Croatia showed incredible endurance, physical strength and will, defeating England 2-1 in extra time thanks to a 109th minute goal by Mario Mandzukic. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1017088103545278465 In the...

Review: France – Belgium

Belgium failed to rattle France's confidence. Samuel Umtiti's header made the difference in the 1-0 victory which sees Les Bleus in a World Cup...

Review: Russia – Croatia

Two regular time goals by Denis Cheryshev and Andrej Kramaric, two extra-time goals by Domagoj Vida and Mario Fernandes and a penalty shootout in...

Review: Sweden – England

England is World Cup 2018's third semi-finalist. Harry Maguire and Dele Alli both scored with their heads to give England a 2-0 win over...

Review: Brazil – Belgium

Brazil is out! Tite’s men thoroughly outplayed Belgium, but a Fernandinho own goal and a Kevin De Bruyne accurate strike in the first half...

Review: Uruguay – France

A first-half header by Raphael Varane and a second-half howler by Fernando Muslera gave France a 2-0 victory over Uruguay and a place in...

Review: Colombia – England

An incredible match in Moscow saw Yerry Mina even the score in the 93rd minute before England won its first ever penalty shootout, booking...

Review: Sweden – Switzerland

An unlucky deflection by Manuel Akanji was the difference in Sweden's 1-0 win over Switzerland. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1014128467162648576 The first serious attempt at goal in Saint Petersburg came...

Review: Belgium – Japan

The best half of football during the 2018 World Cup ended with Nacer Chadli scoring a last-gasp goal to give Belgium a 3-2 comeback...

Review: Brazil – Mexico

Brazil continued Mexico's streak of Round of 16 exits by defeating its rival 2-0. Neymar (51') and Firmino (89') were the goalscorers for La...

Review: Croatia – Denmark

Two goals in four minutes and then silence for the 116' led to a penalty shootout between Croatia and Denmark which despite Kasper Schmeichel's...

Review: Spain – Russia

Russia survived 120 minutes and then defeated Spain on penalty kicks to cause a major shock and progress to the quarter-finals of the 2018...

Review: Uruguay – Portugal

Edinson Cavani limped off the pitch in the 70th minute, but not before making his mark with two wonderful goals that gave Uruguay a...

Review: France – Argentina

Kylian Mbappe earned a penalty kick, scored twice and upstaged Leo Messi in France’s 4-3 victory over Argentina. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1013040786965958656 After testing each other for five minutes,...

Review: England – Belgium

With a moment of individual brilliance, Adnan Januzaj gave Belgium a 1-0 victory and the first place in Group G. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1012378315343253504 Even though first place was...

Review: Senegal – Colombia

Yerry Mina's header eliminated Senegal and sent Colombia on top of Group H. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1012317765972254721 The first chance of the final Group H match between Senegal and...

Review: Serbia – Brazil

Brazil didn't dominate, but showed why it is the main favorite with a 2-0 victory over Serbia. Paulinho and Thiago Silva were the goalscorers. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1012018950350213121 Brazil’s...

Review: Mexico – Sweden

Sweden 3-0 victory over Mexico ensured they finished atop Group F. It also could've ended Mexico's World Cup hopes if it weren't for Germany's...

Review: Nigeria – Argentina

Marcos Rojo keeps Argentina's dream alive. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1011651967721132032 Even though Jorge Sampaoli made five changes in the starting lineup, Argentina looked and played pretty much the same...

Review: Denmark – France

Denmark and France played the first goalless draw of the 2018 World Cup. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1011590593187930112 Martin Braithwaite was very active at the start of the match in...

Review: Iran – Portugal

Iran's passion and desire paid off in injury time, but Ansarifard's penalty kick wasn't enough to send Iran through to the next stage. Ricardo...

Review: Uruguay – Russia

A Luis Suarez free kick, an unlucky own goal and a Smolnikov red card doomed Russia's hopes of finishing first in Group A. That's...

Review: Poland – Colombia

Yerry Mina, Radamel Falcao, Juan Cuadrado and man of the match James Rodriguez gave Colombia a fantastic 3-0 win over Poland. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1010927314404855808 In the 5th minute,...

Review: Japan – Senegal

An entertaining contest in Ekaterinburg between Japan and Senegal ended 2-2. The Lions of Teranga twice had the lead through Sadio Mane and Moussa...

Review: England – Panama

We saw the first total and utter domination of the 2018 World Cup on Sunday, as England demolished Panama 6-1 in Nizhny Novgorod with...

Review: Germany – Sweden

Play until the final whistle blows - a saying that was invented because of the Germans, and for a reason. Toni Kroos' 95th minute...

Review: Serbia – Switzerland

Two second half goals by Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri completed Switzerland's comeback and gave them a 2-1 win over Serbia. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1010208170340503552 Mladen Krstajic made one...

Review: Brazil – Costa Rica

Neymar was denied a penalty that never was in a game in which Costa Rica used all the tricks in the book to survive...

Review: Argentina – Croatia

Ante Rebic, Luka Modric and Ivan Rakitic scored in Croatia's sensational performance in the 3-0 victory over Argentina. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1009845607006113794 Around 80% of the seats at Nizhny...

Review: France – Peru

Another day, another minimal victory for France and another disappointment for the Peruvian heroes. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1009799210538070016 In the first 12 minutes, Christian Cueva, Antoine Griezmann and Paul...

Review: Denmark – Australia

Denmark and Australia split the spoils in an evenly contested match in Samara. Christian Eriksen and Mile Jedinak were the goalscorers in the 1-1...

Review: Iran – Spain

A deflected goal helped Spain defeat Iran. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1009482363254996993 Dani Carvajal was back for Spain in this one. Lucas Vazquez was also in the lineup instead of...

Review: Portugal – Morocco

Outplayed but unbeaten should be Portugal’s new motto, as an early Cristiano Ronaldo header gives them a win in another game they were dominated. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1009387566456590338 Fernando...

Review: Russia – Egypt

After 32 years of waiting, Russia is in the Round of 16 again. Artem Dzyuba and Denis Cheryshev both scored in the 3-1 victory...

Review: Poland – Senegal

A lot of effort and a decent dose of good fortune got Senegal a 2-1 win over Poland. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1009074845437579264 The last two teams to take the...

Review: Colombia – Japan

Yuya Osako's header gave Japan a surprise 2-1 win against Colombia, who played with a man disadvantage since Carlos Sanchez's 3rd minute red card. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1009030022395555840 When...

Review: Tunisia – England

Two goals by Harry Kane, including an injury time winner, brought three points to England in its opening Group G match. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1008756718552211456 Two minutes and 30...

Review: Brazil – Switzerland

A pale Brazil couldn't hold off Switzerland and despite a fantastic strike by Coutinho, started the 2018 World Cup with a 1-1 draw. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1008397899296858113 Brazil and...

Review: Germany – Mexico

A shock in Moscow. The defending champions were downed by a first half goal from PSV's Hirving Lozano. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1008351187828199424 Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow was the place...

Review: Costa Rica – Serbia

An Aleksandar Kolarov free kick decided the winner in the first Sunday game between Serbia and Cost Rica. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1008302287444480000 Serbia and Costa Rica were off to...

Review: Croatia – Nigeria

An own goal and a Luka Modric penalty kick were enough for Croatia to see off a poor Nigeria in Saturday's last World Cup...

Review: Peru – Denmark

A first-half penalty miss by Christian Cueva was punished by Yussuf Poulsen's second-half strike as Denmark defeated an unlucky Peru 1-0 in Saransk. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1008000730945474560 Peru, one...

Review: Argentina – Iceland

Argentina’s reliance on Messi cost them two points on Saturday afternoon in the 1-1 draw against Iceland in Kazan. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1007954869477617665 Lionel Messi took his World Cup...

Review: France – Australia

VAR, two penalty kicks and a deflected shot that barely crossed line is the summary of France's 2-1 victory over Australia in Group C's...

Review: Portugal – Spain

Portugal’s star Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick and saved the day against Spain in the 3-3 draw between the Iberian rivals. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1007665152693596162 Humid Sochi was the...

Review: Egypt – Uruguay

Atletico Madrid's Jose Maria Gimenez gave Uruguay a late victory against Egypt in a drab match in Yekaterinburg. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1007576875219210240 On Friday afternoon, the oddly re-constructed Yekaterinburg...

Review: Russia – Saudi Arabia

The dream scenario came true for Russia, who opened the 2018 World Cup with a 5-0 victory over Saudi Arabia. https://twitter.com/FIFAWorldCup/status/1007265258271072256 Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow was...

Review: Real Madrid – Liverpool

Two horrible mistakes by Loris Karius and a wonder goal by Gareth Bale led Real Madrid to its third consecutive Champions League title in...

Top leagues weekend review (May 19-20)

Lyon, Inter, Eintracht Frankfurt and Chelsea were the big winners in the last weekend of European top 5 leagues football that saw Andres Iniesta...

Review: Lazio – Inter

The unpredictability of football was in full display in Rome, as Inter defeated Lazio 3-2 in a game it did not even deserve to...

Review: Bayern Munich – Eintracht Frankfurt

A sensational two-goal performance by Ante Rebic, some controversy and an empty net goal gave Eintracht Frankfurt a 3-1 win and its first DFB...

Review: Chelsea – Manchester United

A penalty kick converted by Eden Hazard was all it took for Conte to defeat Mourinho and for Chelsea to win the FA Cup. Jose...

Review: Marseille – Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid gave a football masterclass to Marseille in the Europa League final. Antoine Griezman shined and was Man of the match with two...

Top 5 leagues weekend review (May 11-13)

The English Premier League and the German Bundesliga are done, Barcelona's undefeated season came to an astonishing halt and Juventus was officially crowned as...

Review: Roma – Juventus

Allegri’s defensive tactics worked yet again in Juventus’ 0-0 draw in Rome. Radja Nainggolan’s red card destroyed Roma’s chances of grabbing what would’ve been...

Review: Atalanta – Milan

On a rainy Sunday afternoon, a dramatic 92’ equalizer by Andrea Masiello is how a game with 12 yellow and 2 red cards between...

Review: Liverpool – Brighton

Mohamed Salah broke Premier League’s goal record as Liverpool cruised to a 4-0 victory at Anfield. Most of the Liverpool players who were present from...

Review: Betis – Sevilla

Great atmosphere, tension, goals, the Andalusian derby had everything. At the end, Betis and Sevilla shared the spoils in a 2-2 draw. Quique Setien made...

Review: Hoffenheim – Borussia Dortmund

Julian Nagelsmann and his players were overjoyed on Saturday afternoon because their 3-1 win over Dortmund meant that Hoffenheim finished 3rd and qualified for...

Review: Juventus – Milan

Four second half goals that included two horrible mistakes by Donnarumma and an own goal by Kalinic gave Juventus the Coppa Italia trophy. Gennaro Gattuso...

Review: Barcelona – Villarreal

Two goals by Ousmane Dembele and a goal a piece for Coutinho, Paulinho and Messi gave Barcelona an easy 5-1 win against Villarreal at...

Top 5 leagues weekend review (May 4-6)

Arsene Wenger played his last home game as an Arsenal manager, Barcelona and Real Madrid played a tense El Clasico and Juventus was virtually...

Review: Barcelona – Real Madrid

In a derby that had everything, from a red card, to referee mistakes to some wonderful goals, 10-men Barcelona somehow remained unbeaten in LaLiga. There...

Review: Chelsea – Liverpool

Conte's defensive tactic worked against a hungover Liverpool. A header by Olivier Giroud keeps Chelsea in play for a Champions League spot. This was a...

Review: Atletico Madrid – Arsenal

Arsenal played well, but couldn't crack the Atletico code, as the men from Madrid secured a 1-0 win and a trip to the Europa...

Review: Roma – Liverpool

Roma won, but Liverpool is the team that will travel to Kyiv on May 26 to take on the defending champions. Eusebio Di Francesco couldn’t...

Review: Real Madrid – Bayern Munich

A Sven Ulreich mistake cost Bayern dearly. Karim Benzema bagged a brace, as Zidane and his crew booked a trip to their third straight...

Top 5 leagues weekend review (April 27-30)

Barcelona officially became the new champions of Spain, while Juventus got much closer to winning Italy's Scudetto. Premier League The final outcome epitomized the entire Wenger...

Review: Manchester United – Arsenal

A 92' minute goal by Marouane Fellaini ended the rivalry between Mourinho and Wenger with another win for the Portuguese. Jose Mourinho went with 10...

Review: Arsenal – Atletico Madrid

A 77-minute man advantage wasn’t enough for Arsenal to see off Atletico Madrid. Antoine Griezmann punished a moment of reckless defense and Simeone’s men...

Review: Bayern Munich – Real Madrid

In a disappointing game for a Champions League semi-final, three careless moments led to three goals, two of them in Ulreich's net. Real Madrid...

Review: Liverpool – Roma

After a slow start, Liverpool woke up and thanks in large part to the magical Egyptian Mo Salah (2 goals, 2 assists) defeated Roma...

Top 5 leagues weekend review (April 20-23)

What happened this weekend? Barcelona won the Spanish cup in Iniesta last final for the club, Chelsea and Manchester United reached the FA Cup...

Review: Juventus – Napoli

An 89th minute header by Kalidou Koulibaly keeps Napoli’s title dream alive. This was a crucial game for Napoli. If Sarri’s men were to remain...

Manchester City celebrates title against Swansea

Manchester City celebrated the title by smashing Swansea 5-0 at the Etihad Stadium. If anyone had any doubts about what's going to happen in today's...

Review: Chelsea – Southampton

Conte and Mourinho are on a collision course in the FA Cup final, as Chelsea defeated Southampton 2-0 through goals by Giroud and Morata. These...

Arsenal defeats West Ham 4-1

Three late Arsenal goals helped stave off West Ham at the Emirates Stadium. The first half, in which Arsenal had only one shot on goal,...

Review: Barcelona – Sevilla

A master class by Barcelona and a goal by Iniesta in what was likely his last final with the club would be my quick...

Review: Manchester United – Tottenham

Even though Tottenham was the one that took the lead through Dele Alli, goals from Alexis Sanchez and Ander Herrera gave Manchester United a...

Review: Bayer Leverkusen – Bayern Munich

The first DFB Pokal semi-final wasn’t a contest. Bayer Leverkusen did its best to stay in play, but Bayern Munich was simply too good....

Top 5 leagues weekend review (April 13-15)

Two champions were officially crowned this weekend in Europe - Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain. Premier League Did you know that West Bromwich is better than...

Review: Lazio – Roma

The derby of Rome ended in a goalless draw in which each team had only one shot on goal. Roma did hit the frame...

Review: Marseille – RB Leipzig

A thrilling encounter in Marseille ended 5-2, as Dimitri Payet’s moment of individual brilliance determined the aggregate winner. Leipzig came to Stade Velodrome with a...

Review: Manchester City – Liverpool

The referee disallowed a regular goal, Guardiola was sent off and Liverpool got the job done after that. Salah and Firmino led The Reds...

Emery talks about Cech’s place in the lineup

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has backed his goalkeeper Petr Cech after his performance against Manchester City. The gaffer insists believes in Cech and suggested the...