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Monthly Archives: February 2019

I-League: Real Kashmir draw 2-2 with Indian Arrows

(Twitter/ILeagueOfficial) Debutante Real Kashmir on Sunday continued their unbeaten run with a 2-2 draw against Indian Arrows to leave the I-League title race tantalising poised in Bhubaneswar. After 75 minutes of goalless football, suddenly the match sprung into life as four goals were scored in the final 15 minutes of regulation time at the Kalinga Stadium. Indian Arrow’s Amarjit Singh ...

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Lionel Messi’s pic from Sevilla win draws comparisons with Pele in 1970 World Cup

Pele had recently said that comparisons should never be made between him and Lionel Messi. (Source: Twitter) Lionel Messi has been dishing out stellar performances for Barcelona this season. He scored his 50th career hat-trick on Saturday as he led Barca to a 4-2 win over Sevilla. The win helped the Blaugrana stay 10 points ahead of Atletico Madrid at ...

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Ligue 1: Kylian Mbappe scores again as runaway leader PSG beats Nimes 3-0

Kylian Mbappe scored twice to take his league-leading tally to 22 goals as Paris Saint-Germain beat Nimes 3-0. (vetembaste)  Kylian Mbappe scored twice to take his league-leading tally to 22 goals as Paris Saint-Germain beat Nimes 3-0 on Saturday to move 17 points clear at the top. Mbappe has scored in all four games since PSG lost forwards Neymar and ...

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Bundesliga: Bayern Munich edge past Hertha Berlin to join Borussia Dortmund at top

Bayern Munich needed a second-half goal from defender Javi Martinez to edge past visitors Hertha Berlin 1-0 on Saturday. (vetembaste)  Champions Bayern Munich needed a second-half goal from defender Javi Martinez to edge past visitors Hertha Berlin 1-0 on Saturday and join leaders Borussia Dortmund at the top of the Bundesliga. Some seven points behind Dortmund only a few weeks ...

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ISL 2018-19: Jamshedpur FC miss out on playoff spot after 0-0 draw vs Chennaiyin FC

The closest Jamshedpur came to getting it was late in the game when second-half substitute Michael Soosairaj turned in a cross from an offside position. Jamshedpur FC’s hopes of reaching the Indian Super League play-offs went up in smoke after a goalless draw against bottom-placed Chennaiyin FC here Saturday. The visitors looked toothless in attack and could not get a ...

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Manchester United vs Liverpool: I’ve learned from Old Trafford mistakes, says Trent Alexander-Arnold

Trent Alexander-Arnold said he discussed his mistakes with manager Juergen Klopp. (File Photo)  Liverpool’s 2-1 defeat at Manchester United last season proved to be a turning point in Trent Alexander-Arnold’s fledgling career as it gave him the opportunity to learn from his mistakes, the Merseyside club’s right back said. United forward Marcus Rashford had got the better of Alexander-Arnold twice ...

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FIFA strips Peru of U17 World Cup hosting rights

Peru will no longer host the Under-17 World Cup in October. (Representational Image) Peru will no longer host the Under-17 World Cup in October after being stripped of the tournament by FIFA on Friday over concerns about the infrastructure. The decision was taken by the bureau of the FIFA Council which features the six regional confederation presidents and FIFA President ...

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Premier League: Tottenham face ‘cup final’ at Burnley, says Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino before the match. (vetembaste) Tottenham Hotspur face a “cup final” against Burnley on Saturday if they are to stay in the hunt for the Premier League title, manager Mauricio Pochettino said in the buildup to the clash. After a much-needed rest, Pochettino’s side face a crucial run of games with consecutive London derbies against Chelsea and ...

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Serie A: Krysztof Piatek on target again as AC Milan close gap on Inter Milan

Krzysztof Piatek, who joined Milan from Genoa, scored all the three goals. (Source: AP) AC Milan continued their impressive run of form as second-half goals gave them a 3-0 win over Empoli in Serie A on Friday. Gennaro Gattuso’s fourth-placed side are now unbeaten in their last eight league matches and the latest victory moved them within a point of ...

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ISL 2018-19: Moudou Sougou’s hat-trick hands Mumbai City FC play-off spot

Moudou Sougou hat-trick was enough for Mumbai City FC to drub ATK 3-1. (Source: ISL) A Moudou Sougou hat-trick was enough for Mumbai City FC to drub ATK 3-1 and confirm a spot in the Indian Super League playoffs in Kolkata on Friday. After three matches without a goal, Modou Sougou (26′, 39′, 60′) returned to the scoresheet with an ...

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