Carlos’ cracker proves enough for Manchester City against Swansea

Manchester City 1 – Swansea 0 (Premier League, October 27, 2012) (MOTD highlights) Swansea had the ball in the back of the net on the half hour but Michu’s effort was chalked off for offside. Minutes later Joe Hart made a fine sliding tackle to deny Michu when the Spaniard was clean through. Just after the hour […]

Arsenal dominate as ever but need late Arteta goal to beat QPR

Arsenal 1 – QPR 0 (Premier League, October 27, 2012) (Alternative highlights, MOTD highlights) Olivier Giroud saw a decent chance saved by Julio Cesar early on. Cesar almost spilled a fizzy Jack Wilshere shot soon after. Olivier Giroud tried an ambitious shot from a tough angle, but Cesar got down early and parried it away. Junior Hoilett […]

Bonkers: 5 second-half goals as Reading & Fulham draw 3-3

Reading 3 – Fulham 3 (Premier League, October 27, 2012) (Alternative highlights, MOTD highlights) Bryan Ruiz drew Fulham level with a sweet left-footed strike. Chris Baird made it 2-1 Fulham with a header from a corner. Dimitar Berbatov looked to have got the winner for Fulham on 88′, but Hal Robson-Kanu popped up with the late Reading equalizer after […]

Lionel Messi moves onto 301 great goals as Barcelona rout Rayo 5-0

Rayo Vallecano 0 – Barcelona 5 (La Liga, October 27, 2012) (Longer highlights & Extended highlights.) Barcelona took the lead in the 20th minute when Cesc threaded a pass through to David Villa and the striker clinically finished. Barca doubled their lead early in the second half when Lionel Messi slammed in a second from the […]

Benfica go 3 points clear; Pacos fire late on

Gil Vicente 0 – Benfica 3 (Liga Sagres, October 27, 2012) Benfica opened up a three-point lead at the top of the Portuguese Liga table following a 3-0 win at Gil Vicente. The Lisbon club were out of sight by half-time as goals from Lima (two minutes), Luisinho (27) and Andre Gomes (45) set them on their […]

Goalie Gaston Sessa (Boca Unidos) sent off for kicking a ball at a ballboy’s head

Saturday was a bad day for Boca Unidos goalie Gaston Sessa at Independiente Rivadavia. The 39-year-old keeper conceded three goals in an away beating that kept his team in the bottom half of the table, however his match was personally ruined in the 87th minute when he was sent off in a crazy incident. After waiting a few […]

Milan get a much needed win against Genoa

AC Milan 1 – Genoa 0 (Serie A, October 27, 2012) Stephan El Shaarawy was the hero for Milan with a goal in the final quarter hour (but was Abate offside before he crossed?). Crazy Italian commentary for AC Milan 1 – Genoa 0

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