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Messi stars as Barcelona beat Chelsea 3-0

Lionel Messi scored his 99th and 100th Champions League goals for Barcelona (Image credit: EPA)

Chelsea went out of the Champions League at the last-16 stage as Barcelona forward Lionel Messi punished an error-ridden display in the Nou Camp. Following a 1-1 draw in the first leg, the visitors fell behind after just 128 seconds as Lionel Messi shot through the legs of Thibaut Courtois from a tight angle. Messi then set up Ousmane Dembele ...

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Barcelona’s Iniesta a doubt for Chelsea clash after injury


Barcelona could be without Andres Iniesta for the second leg of their Champions League last-16 clash against Chelsea after he suffered a hamstring injury. Barcelona confirmed their key midfielder sustained the injury in his right leg during the first half of Sunday’s 1-0 La Liga win over Atletico Madrid. Iniesta tried to continue after feeling the problem around the 20-minute mark, but ...

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Lingard heads in winner as Man Utd defeat Chelsea 2-1


Manchester United moved back into second place in the Premier League as substitute Jesse Lingard gave them victory over top-four rivals Chelsea at Old Trafford. The Red Devils had to come from behind after Willian started and finished a flowing move to give Chelsea the lead in the first half. United pulled level before the break, with striker Romelu Lukaku ...

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Watford 4-1 Chelsea: Conte facing the sack as Blues are routed in Hertfordshire


Antonio Conte’s future as Chelsea boss was cast into further doubt as his 10 men were thrashed 4-1 by Watford on Monday night. The Blues, who lost 3-0 at home to Bournemouth last week, were poor again at Vicarage Road and had Tiemoue Bakayoko sent off inside half an hour. Troy Deeney scored a penalty in the closing stages of the first half but Chelsea stayed in the ...

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Premier League round-up: Spurs make light work of Man United, Chelsea embarrassed by Bournemouth


talkSPORT’s round-up of Wednesday’s Premier League action Chelsea 0-3 Bournemouth Bournemouth scored three goals in 16 remarkable second-half minutes to record a sensational 3-0 victory against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday evening. Callum Wilson opened the scoring for the visitors shortly after the interval before Junior Stanislas doubled their lead with 64 minutes on the clock. Former Chelsea defender ...

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Olivier Giroud signs for Chelsea


Chelsea Football Club has today completed the signing of striker Olivier Giroud from Arsenal. Giroud arrives with a wealth of experience and a proven pedigree at the highest level having scored goals regularly in the Premier League, in Europe and on the international stage, where he has represented France at three major tournaments. A strong, physical forward, Giroud is lethal ...

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Emerson Palmieri: Chelsea sign Roma full-back for reported £17.6m


Chelsea have signed defender Emerson Palmieri from Serie A side Roma for a reported £17.6m. The Brazil-born 23-year-old has signed a four-and-a-half-year deal with the Premier League club. After playing 36 times for Roma last year he missed the first three months of this season with a knee injury which has limited him to two appearances. “Today I am realising one of my ...

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