Author Archives: Edwin Kwakofi

Late Griezmann goal helps Atletico hold Real Madrid in derby

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Antoine Griezmann scored a late equaliser in the Madrid derby as Atletico held La Liga leaders Real. Real took a deserved lead when Pepe, who later went off injured with broken ribs, headed home Toni Kroos’ free-kick. The European champions continued to dominate but without really testing keeper Jan Oblak on too many occasions. And Griezmann levelled for third-placed Atletico ...

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Bournemouth 1-3 Chelsea: Blues restore seven point lead

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Chelsea have restored their seven-point lead at the top of the Premier League table with a 3-1 win over Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium. An Adam Smith own goal, another finish of brilliance from Eden Hazard and a sublime free-kick from Marcos Alonso secured three points that, in reality, few doubted the Blues would win. Joshua King hinted a comeback could be ...

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Premier League round-up: Liverpool, Man City boost Top 4 hopes

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West Ham United 1-0 Swansea City West Ham secured their first league win in eight games to ease the pressure on under-fire boss Slaven Bilic. Heading into the clash, reports suggested the Croatian would lose his job should the Hammers suffer defeat against the Swans. But the Hammers board were not forced into action as Cheikhou Kouyate’s late first half ...

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Tottenham 4-0 Watford: Pressure on Chelsea after emphatic Spurs win

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Tottenham piled pressure on Premier League leaders Chelsea as they closed the gap at the top to just four points with an emphatic 4-0 victory over Watford. Watford put up a stubborn resistance in the early stages at White Hart Lane, but Spurs soon found their rhythm and ran riot with four exceptional goals. After a closely-contested opening 30 minutes, ...

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Aubameyang on target as Dortmund are held by Schalke

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Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrated scoring in the Ruhr derby against Schalke by producing a mask. Aubameyang pounced for his 24th Bundesliga goal of the season after ex-Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa had burst forward. Dortmund were denied a second goal when teenage forward Ousmane Dembele hit the post. Schalke equalised after Thilo Kehrer finished into the bottom left corner. ...

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Lewandowski nets hat-trick in Bayern win over Augsburg

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Robert Lewandowski scored a hat-trick and Thomas Muller got two as Bayern Munich crushed struggling Augsburg to close in on a fifth successive Bundesliga title. Lewandowski volleyed into the top corner to open the scoring before striking from close range. Bayern scored four goals after the interval, Lewandowski making it 3-0 before Thiago struck. Lewandowski then completed his hat-trick, with ...

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Premier League round-up: Chelsea, Man Utd slip up Spurs cut gap

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Chelsea 1-2 Crystal Palace Chelsea suffered their first home league defeat since September as they saw their lead at the top of the Premier League cut to seven points. Crystal Palace, having gone without a win at Stamford Bridge since 1982 before last season, recorded an unlikely victory to maintain their four point buffer from the relegation places. Cesc Fabregas ...

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Liverpool 2-1 Burnley: Reds survive scare to consolidate top 4 spot

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Liverpool fought back from a goal down to claim three points in a 2-1 victory over Burnley at Anfield. A week after brushing aside top-four rivals Arsenal, the Reds frustratingly struggled against a team with the worst away record in the Premier League for much of the first half. Ashley Barnes opened the scoring with seven minutes on the clock, ...

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