Archive | October 20, 2012

MLS: Wins for DC United, New England Revolution, Houston Dynamo & Chivas USA

New York Red Bulls 0 – Sporting Kansas City 0 (MLS, October 20, 2012) DC United 3 – Columbus Crew 2 (MLS, October 20, 2012) New England Revolution 1 – Chicago Fire 0 (MLS, October 20, 2012) Houston Dynamo 3 – Philadelphia Union 1 (MLS, October 20, 2012) Chivas USA 2 – Colorado Rapids 0 (MLS, October 20, 2012)

Rooney scores 3 but not a hat-trick as United struggle past Stoke

Manchester United 4 – Stoke 2 (Premier League, October 20, 2012) (Alternative highlights & MOTD highlights.) Wayne Rooney headed into his own net, giving Stoke the early lead at Old Trafford. Rooney atoned for his OG with the equaliser from an RVP pass. United took the lead into the break, Robin Van Persie scoring on the […]

Ajax held to 3-3 draw at Heracles; PSV rally from 2-down to beat Willem II

Heracles 3 – Ajax 3 (Eredivisie, October 20, 2012) The Amsterdam giants took a 10th-minute lead when Ben Rienstra diverted Lasse Schone’s cross into his own goal and Schone himself doubled the lead in the 25th minute after being sent through by Siem de Jong. Heracles defender Mike te Wierik pulled a goal back from close […]

No revenge for AVB as Magic Mata inspires Chelsea to 4-2 win at The Lane

Tottenham Hotspur 2 – Chelsea 4 (Premier League, October 20, 2012) (Alternative highlights & MOTD highlights.) Gary Cahill gave Chelsea the lead with a golazo volley. William Gallas drew the sides level with his first ever goal for Spurs. Jermain Defoe gave Spurs the lead with a trademark poacher’s finish. Juan Mata drew Chelsea level with a […]

Dzeko does the business for 10-man City at West Brom

West Brom 1 – Manchester City 2 (Premier League, October 20 , 2012) (MOTD highlights.) City were facing an uphill struggle after James Milner’s early red card for bringing down Shane Long when through on goal, but Edin Dzeko came off the bench to scored two late goals for the reigning champs.

Firsts for Sterling & Rodgers as Liverpool beat Reading at Anfield

Liverpool 1 – Reading 0 (Premier League, October 20, 2012) (MOTD highlights.) In a day of firsts, teenager Raheem Sterling scored his first Liverpool goal to hand Brendan Rodgers his long-awaited first league victory at Anfield. Finishing must improve – Brendan Rodgers. Luis Suarez finally gets a decision at Anfield… the Liverpool crowd party!

Celtic slaughter St Mirren 5-0

St Mirren 0 – Celtic 5 (SPL, October 20, 2012) Goals from Gary Hooper and Efe Ambrose, then Victor Wanyama’s double, gave an under-strength Hoops side an unassailable interval lead against sorry-looking Saints. Tony Watt scored with four minutes remaining to seal a commanding victory, which manager Neil Lennon would have wanted ahead of their Champions […]