Leicester City will go into the New Year level on points with Arsenal at the top of the Premier League, after an uneventful – but tactically interesting – scoreless draw against Manchester City. Continue reading
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Everton 2-3 Leicester City: Ranieri Channels Simeone’s Atletico To Send Leicester City Top At Xmas
It is arguably the most remarkable turnaround in fortunes in Premier League history. Saturday afternoon’s victory at Goodison Park ensured that Claudio Ranieri’s Leicester City side will sit atop the league tree this Christmas – a far cry from 12 months ago, when they languished at its foot. Continue reading
Bosnia 1-1 Ireland: Ireland withstand barrage on left-flank to take the edge
Mehmed Bazdarevic, manager of Bosnia-Herzegovina, had clearly done his homework. Recordings of Ireland’s recent visit to Warsaw would have revealed a fragile Irish left-flank, that crumbled in the face of Polish probing to deny Ireland automatic passage to next summer’s European Championship finals in France.
Manchester City 1-1 Roma: Defensive transitions cost City again
Manchester City 2-0 Chelsea: Pellegrini gets one over Mourinho in flawless tactical victory
Manchester City exorcised their Chelsea demons this evening with a completely dominant performance to secure progression to the FA Cup quarter finals. Continue reading
Liverpool 2-2 Aston Villa: Villa diamond shines in first half but Rodgers rings changes to rescue a point
1-1 in the tactical battle between Rodgers and Lambert, 2-2 on the scoreboard.
Arsenal 2-0 Tottenham: Sherwood’s shape exposed as Spurs get overloaded in the middle and dumped out of the Cup
Arsenal put an abrupt end to Tim Sherwood’s honeymoon period as Spurs manager on Saturday evening. Continue reading