Monday, March 31, 2008

Manchester United Extends EPL Lead With Win vs Aston Villa

With a stunning 4-0 win against Aston Villa, Manchester United extended its lead to six points in the English Premier League. Showing excellent football, the Red Devils opened the scoring with Cristiano Ronaldo's outrageous flick from behind in the 17th minute. He then served Carlos Tevez for a second goal for United. Wayne Rooney capped the victory with two goals, the first one by eluding Scott Carson in the 53rd minute for a free shot at the goal and the second one coming from a pass from Ronaldo in the 70th minute.

Videos of the goals in the football match can be viewed below.

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1-0 Cristiano Ronaldo 17"


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2-0 Carlos Tevez 33"


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3-0 Wayne Rooney 53"


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4-0 Wayne Rooney 70"

Arsenal Hangs On to Title Race With Win vs Bolton

Arsenal hung on to the Premier League title race by coming from behind and taking the match from Bolton Wanderers. Two goals by Matthew Taylor, in the 14th and 43rd minute, put Bolton ahead. But the second half was a different story. In the 62nd minute, William Gallas sent in a volley and cut down the lead. Robin Van Persie made it even with a successful penalty. A shot by Cesc Fabregas bounced off against Jlloyd Samuel and went through the net giving Arsenal the victory under the driving rain and slippery pitch.

Videos of the goals are available below.

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1-0 Matthew Taylor 14"


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2-0 Matthew Taylor 43"


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2-1 William Gallas 62"


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2-2 Robin Van Persie 68" (penalty)


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2-3 Cesc Fabregas 90"

Newcastle United Comes From Behind, Wins vs Tottenham Hotspurs

After Darren Bent's header which gave the lead to Tottenham Hotspur in the 26th minute, Newcastle United bounced back and scored four goals. Nicky Butt provided the equalizer right before restart and three more goals followed during the second half. Geremi's free-kick gave Newcastle their lead and dominated thereafter. Michael Owen fired a curling goal after a decoy play by Mark Viduka. Obafemi Martins finished it up with a solo goal seven minutes before stoppage time.

The videos of the goals are below.

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1-0 Darren Bent 26"


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1-1 Nicky Butt 45"


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1-2 Geremi 52"


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1-3 Michael Owen 65"


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1-4 Obafemi Martins 83"

Liverpool Wins vs Everton, Strengthens 4th Position

The 28th goal for the season for Fernando Torres gave Liverpool the victory against Everton after only seven minutes of play. The Spaniard's goal which was expertly shot past Tim Howard was the only goal of the game but it was enough to secure the grip of Liverpool on 4th place in the Premier League.

The video clip of the only goal of the match can be seen below.

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1-0 Fernando Torres 7"

Thursday, March 27, 2008

Manchester United Defeats 10-man Liverpool

Manchester United strengthened their lead at the top of the Premier League with a win over 10-man Liverpool. Wes Brown's header was the first goal for the Red Devils from a cross from Wayne Rooney. Right before the half time Javier Mascherano was given a red card for dissent, hitting the hopes of Liverpool. Another header, this time from Cristiano Ronaldo, strengthened United's lead. A final goal from Nani capped Manchester United's victory putting them five points ahead of Arsenal who were defeated by Chelsea.

Video clips of the goals of the match are available below.


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1-0 Wes Brown 34"


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2-0 Cristiano Ronaldo 79"


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3-0 Nani 81"

Sunday, March 23, 2008

Valencia Downs Barcelona 3-2


Valencia secured a place in the Copa del Rey final after dominating against Barcelona in the second leg of the semi final match in Mestalla last Thursday (4-3 on aggregate). Ruben Baraja opened the scoring for Valencia with a piledriver goal in the 17th minute. A second goal was delivered as Juan mata broke away right before restart. Thierry Henry's header in the second half put Barca on the scoreboard but Juan Mata bagged another goal almost immediately. And even though Samuel Eto'o sent in a late goal, it wasn't enough to stop Valencia from reaching the finals.

Videos of the goals of the match are available below.

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1-0 Ruben Baraja 17"


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2-0 Juan Mata 44"


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2-1 Thierry Henry 72"


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3-1 Juan Mata 73"


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3-2 Samuel Eto'o 80"

Thursday, March 20, 2008

Cristiano Ronaldo Does it Again for Manchester United with Win vs Bolton

Cristiano Ronaldo's two goals moved Manchester United 3 points ahead of Arsenal with a win against Bolton. Being in his brilliant form, the Portugese stiker shot home from a corner kick off his team mate and sent in an uncontested free kick in the 19th minute.

Videos of Cristiano Ronaldo's goals in this match can be seen below.

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1-0 Cristiano Ronaldo 9"


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2-0 Cristiano Ronaldo 19"

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Real Madrid Defeated Again at Coruna With Win by Deportivo

Real Madrid failed to break their losing streak at the Riazor as they were defeated by Deportivo Coruna in the Primera Liga last Saturday. The Spanish champions have not won in La Coruna since 1991 November. An own goal by Portugal defender Pepe won the match for Deportivo.

Although Real still is leading eight points ahead of Barcelona, a win by Barca on Sunday in Almeria can close the lead to within five points .

The video of the goal of the match is available below.

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1-0 Kleper Laveran Lima Ferreira “Pepe” 56"

Liverpool Marks 5th Consecutive Win with Victory Over Reading

Liverpool won their 5th consecutive Premier League match after a come from behind win over Reading at Anfield. Giving Reading an early lead was Marek Matejovsky who sent the ball in from 20 yards from a free kick off his team mate in the 5th minute. Javier Mascherano equalized 14 minutes after with a strike from 23 yards, his first for the club. Fernando Torres finished the come from behind win with a header from 8 yards in the 48th minute.

Videos of the goals of the match are available below.

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0-1 Marek Matejovsky 5"


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1-1 Javier Mascherano 19"


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2-1 Fernando Torres 48"

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Late Goal Ties Arsenal-Middlesbrough Match

A late strike from Kolo Toure, just four minutes before the end of the match, leveled the score in the Arsenal - Middlesbrough match, the 30th Matchday of the English Premier League. Jeremie Aliadiere gave Arsenal a shock as he scored in the 25th minute for Middlesbrough. But with just five more minutes remaining Toure headed in Cesc Fabregas' corner kick. The result allowed Manchester United to keep hold of the top spot in the EPL standings.

Videos of the goals of the match can be viewed below.

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0-1 Jeremie Aliadiere 25"


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1-1 Kolo Toure 86"

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Manchester United Wins 1-0 vs Derby County

Manchester United's 1-0 win against Derby County could prove to be pivotal for Sir Alex Ferguson in his quest for a 10th title in the Premier League. A win against Bolton on Wednesday at Old Trafford will make the three points gained in this win significant.

Relying on Cristiano Ronaldo's goal in the 76th minute and two great saves from United keeper Ben Foster, the Red Devils gained the Premier League's top spot but is tied with Arsenal at 67 points.

The video of the only goal of the match is available for viewing below.

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0-1 Cristiano Ronaldo 76"
(English Premier League, Matchday 30)

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Thursday, March 13, 2008

Barnsley Wins vs Chelsea

Barnsley claimed a famous 1-0 victory at Oakwell last Saturday stunning holders Chelsea and dumping them out of the FA Cup while securing a place in the semi-finals. Kayode Odejayi's 66th minute header from six yards scored the most important goal of his career to send the Yorskshire side in dreamland and into the semi-finals at Wembley.

The video of the only goal of the match can be seen below.

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1-0 Kayode Odejayi 66"

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Football and Coupons

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Monday, March 10, 2008

Portsmouth Defeats Manchester United

Manchester United was defeated at Old Trafford by Portsmouth securing the latter's place in the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley. Sulley Muntari's spot-kick in the 77th minute proved to be decisive and ended the Red Devil's dreanm of winning the treble for the first time in nine years.

The video of the only goal of this match can be seen below.

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0-1 Sulley Muntari 77"

Barcelona Wins at Nou Camp vs Celtic

Champions League ambitions for Celtic were extinguished by Barcelona who defeated Celtic 1-0 and and advanced to the quarter finals on a 4-2 aggregate. Barca got off to a perfect start as Xavi Hernandez flicked the ball over keeper Artur Boruc after only two minutes. The Scots struggled to keep Barcelona contained but improved as the second half progressed.

The video of the only goal of the match can be viewed below.

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0-1 Xavi Hernandez 2"

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A Video Dedicated to Injured Eduardo da Silva

This video is dedicated to Arsenal's Eduardo da Silva who is now recuperating from his injury which is a fractured left fibula and open dislocation of the ankle joint. Arsenal's management says his injury was not career-threatening and that Eduardo da Silva could be back in action by the end of this year. Get well soon Dudu! Credits to HmarekH for the video.

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A video of Eduardo da Silva's recent goals and how he got his injury.
We hope he gets well and gets back into action again.

Friday, March 7, 2008

Arsenal Defeats Champions League Holder AC Milan

Cesc Fabregas began AC Milan's defeat with a skimming drive and a strike from 30 yards in the 84th minute. Finishing off was Emmanuel Adebayor from a pass from Theo Walcott in stoppage time. The victory eliminated AC Milan, the Chamionship League holders.

Below are videos of the match's goals.


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0-1 Cesc Fabregas 84"


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0-2 Emmanuel Adebayor 90"


Thursday, March 6, 2008

Manchester United Wins Over Lyon and Advances to Quarterfinals

Cristiano Ronaldo's 30th goal of the season lifted Manchester United over Lyon (2-1 on aggregate) and on to the Champions League quarterfinals. Regaining possession from a block for Anderson's shot, Cristiano Ronaldo shot past Gregory Coupet. The Portugese striker has now his eyes set on beating the club record of George Best - 32 goals.

The video of the only goal for this match can be seen below.

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1-0 Cristiano Ronaldo

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

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Great Goal by Ronaldinho (Barcelona vs Atletico)

This is one great goal by one great football player. Ronaldinho once again with a superb goal, opening the scoring with this jaw dropping goal. He waits and strikes the soccer ball with awesome precision. Too bad Barcelona didn't win against Atletico in this match.

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Ronaldinho's acrobatic goal

Manchester United Cruises Past Fulham

Manchester United won with a stylish victory against Fulham and closed in on Arsenal's Premier league lead. The Red Devils rested Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo until the last 20 minutes of the game but Owen Hargreaves started their journey with a goal in the 15th minute from a free kick from 20 yards.

The next goal was a rare header from Ji-Sung Park in the 44th minute from Paul Scholes' cross. Simon Davies own goal wrapped up the scoring for United in the 72nd minute.

Videos of the goals of the game can be viewed below.

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0-1 Owen Hargreaves 15"


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0-2 Ji-Sung Park 44"


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0-3 Simon Davies (own goal)

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Arsenal Keeps League Lead with a Tie with Aston Villa

A late goal by Nicklas Bendtner salvaged Arsenal from losing their place at the top of the Premier League after an own goal by Philippe Senderos.

Gabriel Agbonlahor of Aston Villa drove a low cross in the 27th minute but was sent into Arsenal's goal by the unfortunate Senderos.

Aston Villa almost added a second goal when Shaun Maloney drove in a fierce shot but Arsenal keeper Manuel Almunia was able to turn the shot onto the post.

As a struggling Arsenal seemed destined for a defeat, substitute Bendtner sent in a goal to tie the match in the last 10 seconds.

Videos of the goals of the match are available for viewing below.


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0-1 Philippe Senderos (own goal) 27"


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1-1 Nicklas Bendtner 90"