Santos Laguna 0 – Cruz Azul 3 (Liga MX, May 17, 2013) Gerardo Flores, Pablo Barrera and a ridiculous own goal from Rafael Figueroa was the difference between the two sides.
Olimpia 2 – Tigre 0 (Agg. 3-2) (Copa Libertadores, May 16, 2013) Olimpia turned the two-legged tie around in the space of 13 minutes thanks to a fine volley from Fredy Bareiro and an own goal from Tigre defender Norberto Paparatto, to reach the final eight of South America’s premier continental competition for the first time since 2002. […]
Groningen 0 – FC Twente 1 (Europa League play-off first leg, May 16, 2013) Felipe Gutiérrez grabbed the only goal on 22 minutes. Heerenveen 0 – Utrecht 1 (Europa League play-off first leg, May 16, 2013) Cedric van der Gun headed home the single goal midway through the second half.
This will almost certainly end badly… Nevertheless, AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli opened a Twitter account on Thursday night (@FinallyMario), much to the delight of many fans on the social network. The news was confirmed by the Rossoneri shortly after as well as by QPR winger Shaun Wright-Phillips who knows the Italian striker from their […]
Sometimes, the real heroes in a big football match get forgotten. The day after Chelsea’s 2-1 Europa League final win over Benfica, the likes of Branislav Ivanovic, Fernando Torres, Petr Cech and Rafa Benitez have correctly been lauded. Gary Cahill, meanwhile, who has had an excellent season, often responsible for John Terry being on the […]
As promised, Everton midfielder Marouane Fellaini has dyed his hair silver. The Belgian international has been in sensational form for David Moyes’ side in 2013/2014 and promised to change the colour of his afro if £25,000 was raised for Everton in the Community – the club’s official charity. Pictures below come from Everton’s annual awards night. […]
What better way to go out than have a chat with your best mate. Which is exactly what David Beckham did on Thursday afternoon with an exclusive for Sky Sports News w Goldenballs’ reasoning behind retirement. Jokingly, Beckham blamed Lionel Messi “running past me” in the recent Champions League first leg between PSG and Barcelona. […]
Lokeren 2 – Anderlecht 4 (Jupiler League Championship Play-Off, May, 16, 2013) Sacha Kljestan fired Anderlecht into a 25th-minute lead against Lokeren, while a Matias Suarez brace either side of the break and a Demy De Zeeuw effort 14 minutes from time put them out of sight. Lokeren hit back with a Bram Nuytinck own goal and a Jeremy […]
Basel 2 – Lausanne Sports 0 (Swiss Super League, May 16, 2013) Two goals from Fabian Frei lifted Basel to success. Sion 0 – Grasshoppers 4 (Swiss Super League, May 16, 2013) Shkelzen Gashi, Steven Zuber, Anat Ngamukol and Mergim Brahimi scored the goals for Grasshoppers.
Brondby 4 – FC Nordsjaelland 0 (Superliga, May 16, 2013) Dennis Rommedahl was amongst the goalscorers as Brondby stuck four past Nordsjaelland. Randers 1 – FC Copenhagen 0 (Superliga, May 16, 2013) Pierre Boya secured Randers FC net an 89th-minute home winner to down already-clinched champions FC Copenhagen. Esbjerg 6 – OB Odense 2 (Superliga, May 16, 2013)