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Oct 18, 2014

Chelsea march on, Aguero hits four for Man City

LONDON (Reuters) – Chelsea maintained their iron grip on top spot in the Premier League with a 2-1 win at Crystal Palace on Saturday and Sergio Aguero fired a four-goal warning that Manchester City will not relinquish their title without a fight.

Goals from Oscar and Cesc Fabregas made it seven wins from eight games for Chelsea, who overcame the sending-off of Cesar Azpilicueta before halftime to stay five points clear.

Oct 18, 2014

Soccer-Chelsea march on, Aguero hits four for Man City

LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Chelsea maintained their iron grip on top spot in the Premier League with a 2-1 win at Crystal Palace on Saturday and Sergio Aguero fired a four-goal warning that Manchester City will not relinquish their title without a fight.

Goals from Oscar and Cesc Fabregas made it seven wins from eight games for Chelsea, who overcame the sending-off of Cesar Azpilicueta before halftime to stay five points clear.

Oct 18, 2014

Aguero composes solo masterpiece to sink Spurs

LONDON (Reuters) – Tottenham Hotspur had been warned.

Two days before they ventured north to face Premier League champions Manchester City, their manager Mauricio Pochettino described Sergio Aguero as the best striker in the world — calling him the Mozart of football.

Aguero duly delivered a virtuoso performance to destroy Tottenham on Saturday, bagging all his side’s goals in a 4-1 victory that was never as comfortable as the score suggested.

Oct 18, 2014

Soccer-Aguero composes solo masterpiece to sink Spurs

LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Tottenham Hotspur had been warned.

Two days before they ventured north to face Premier League champions Manchester City, their manager Mauricio Pochettino described Sergio Aguero as the best striker in the world — calling him the Mozart of football.

Aguero duly delivered a virtuoso performance to destroy Tottenham on Saturday, bagging all his side’s goals in a 4-1 victory that was never as comfortable as the score suggested.

Oct 17, 2014

Classical Aguero is best in world, says Pochettino

LONDON (Reuters) – Sergio Aguero is the best striker in the world and conducts Manchester City’s attack like Mozart, fellow Argentine Mauricio Pochettino says as his Tottenham Hotspur side prepare for Saturday’s Premier League clash.

“When he plays it’s like classical music, he’s unbelievable, the best striker in the world,” Pochettino told reporters.

Oct 17, 2014

Soccer-Classical Aguero is best in world, says Pochettino

LONDON, Oct 17 (Reuters) – Sergio Aguero is the best striker in the world and conducts Manchester City’s attack like Mozart, fellow Argentine Mauricio Pochettino says as his Tottenham Hotspur side prepare for Saturday’s Premier League clash.

“When he plays it’s like classical music, he’s unbelievable, the best striker in the world,” Pochettino told reporters.

Oct 16, 2014

Pochettino gives positive spin as Spurs head for Man City

LONDON (Reuters) – Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino likes to erase bad memories and cherish good ones and it is a trait he hopes his players have acquired ahead of Saturday’s clash at Premier League champions Manchester City.

The north London club, then managed by Andre Villas-Boas, were crushed 6-0 in the corresponding fixture last season and a few weeks later, with interim manager Tim Sherwood in charge, they collapsed to a 5-1 home defeat.

Oct 16, 2014

Soccer-Pochettino gives positive spin as Spurs head for Man City

LONDON, Oct 16 (Reuters) – Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino likes to erase bad memories and cherish good ones and it is a trait he hopes his players have acquired ahead of Saturday’s clash at Premier League champions Manchester City.

The north London club, then managed by Andre Villas-Boas, were crushed 6-0 in the corresponding fixture last season and a few weeks later, with interim manager Tim Sherwood in charge, they collapsed to a 5-1 home defeat.

Oct 16, 2014

Chelsea jet-setters return to local business

LONDON (Reuters) – In case they needed it, the short trip to Crystal Palace will re-focus Chelsea’s globe-trotting players on matters at home as the Premier League slips back into gear this weekend after the second international break of the season.

Like most of their Premier League rivals, Chelsea’s squad was scattered far and wide after their 2-0 home win over Arsenal on Oct. 5, a result that left them five points clear after six wins and a draw from their opening seven matches.

Oct 16, 2014

Soccer-Chelsea jet-setters return to local business

LONDON, Oct 16 (Reuters) – In case they needed it, the short trip to Crystal Palace will re-focus Chelsea’s globe-trotting players on matters at home as the Premier League slips back into gear this weekend after the second international break of the season.

Like most of their Premier League rivals, Chelsea’s squad was scattered far and wide after their 2-0 home win over Arsenal on Oct. 5, a result that left them five points clear after six wins and a draw from their opening seven matches.