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Oct 31, 2015

More misery for Mourinho as Liverpool beat Chelsea

LONDON (Reuters) – Jose Mourinho’s future as Chelsea manager looked increasingly uncertain after Liverpool beat them 3-1 in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, with Philippe Coutinho scoring twice.

Champions Chelsea’s third home league defeat of the season left them in 15th place in the table with 11 points from 11 games — the worst ever start to a season by reigning champions.

Oct 31, 2015

Soccer-More misery for Mourinho as Liverpool beat Chelsea

LONDON, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Jose Mourinho’s future as Chelsea manager looked increasingly uncertain after Liverpool beat them 3-1 in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge on Saturday, with Philippe Coutinho scoring twice.

Champions Chelsea’s third home league defeat of the season left them in 15th place in the table with 11 points from 11 games — the worst ever start to a season by reigning champions.

Oct 21, 2015

Guardiola mystified by Bayern’s first defeat of season

LONDON (Reuters) – Pep Guardiola was left struggling to explain Bayern Munich’s 2-0 defeat by Arsenal in the Champions League on Tuesday, a result that ended his side’s impeccable start to the season.

The Germans controlled huge swathes of the Group F game at the Emirates, had 68 percent of the ball, carved out several great chances but unusually lacked a killer instinct in front of goal.

Oct 21, 2015

Wenger lauds Olivier’s super-sub Arsenal performance

LONDON (Reuters) – Much-maligned at times, Olivier Giroud displayed his poacher’s knack to help salvage Arsenal’s Champions League campaign on Tuesday, scoring just after coming off the bench to set up a 2-0 win over Bayern Munich.

The Frenchman punished a terrible mistake by Bayern keeper Manuel Neuer in the 77th minute to nod his side in front against the Bundesliga champions before Mesut Ozil sealed Arsenal’s first points in Group F with a close-range volley in stoppage time.

Oct 20, 2015

Soccer-Guardiola mystified by Bayern’s first defeat of season

LONDON, Oct 20 (Reuters) – Pep Guardiola was left struggling to explain Bayern Munich’s 2-0 defeat by Arsenal in the Champions League on Tuesday, a result that ended his side’s impeccable start to the season.

The Germans controlled huge swathes of the Group F game at the Emirates, had 68 percent of the ball, carved out several great chances but unusually lacked a killer instinct in front of goal.

Oct 20, 2015

Soccer-Wenger lauds Olivier’s super-sub Arsenal performance

LONDON, Oct 20 (Reuters) – Much-maligned at times, Olivier Giroud displayed his poacher’s knack to help salvage Arsenal’s Champions League campaign on Tuesday, scoring just after coming off the bench to set up a 2-0 win over Bayern Munich.

The Frenchman punished a terrible mistake by Bayern keeper Manuel Neuer in the 77th minute to nod his side in front against the Bundesliga champions before Mesut Ozil sealed Arsenal’s first points in Group F with a close-range volley in stoppage time.

Oct 20, 2015

Bayern fans protest against Arsenal ticket prices

LONDON (Reuters) – Bayern Munich fans protested about the cost of tickets at the start of the Champions League Group F fixture at Arsenal on Tuesday, staging a five-minute “stay-away”.

Around 300 red seats were left unoccupied at kickoff with a large banner stating “64 pounds ($98.82) a ticket but without fans football is not worth a penny”.

Oct 20, 2015

Soccer-Bayern fans protest against Arsenal ticket prices

LONDON, Oct 20 (Reuters) – Bayern Munich fans protested about the cost of tickets at the start of the Champions League Group F fixture at Arsenal on Tuesday, staging a five-minute “stay-away”.

Around 300 red seats were left unoccupied at kickoff with a large banner stating “64 pounds ($98.82) a ticket but without fans football is not worth a penny”.

Oct 17, 2015

Man City and United in scoring spree, no goals for Klopp

LONDON (Reuters) – Goals rained in for Manchester City and Manchester United but Juergen Klopp’s first game as Liverpool manager was solid rather than spectacular as they drew 0-0 at Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Saturday.

Raheem Sterling’s hat-trick and a Wilfried Bony double helped leaders City to a 5-1 home win against Bournemouth while a few miles down the motorway United thumped Everton 3-0 with Wayne Rooney scoring his first away league goal for 11 months.

Oct 17, 2015

Soccer-Man City and United in scoring spree, no goals for Klopp

LONDON, Oct 17 (Reuters) – Goals rained in for Manchester City and Manchester United but Juergen Klopp’s first game as Liverpool manager was solid rather than spectacular as they drew 0-0 at Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on Saturday.

Raheem Sterling’s hat-trick and a Wilfried Bony double helped leaders City to a 5-1 home win against Bournemouth while a few miles down the motorway United thumped Everton 3-0 with Wayne Rooney scoring his first away league goal for 11 months.