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Sep 20, 2015

Soccer-Son shines at White Hart Lane to give Spurs victory

LONDON, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Son Heung-min scored the only goal on his home Premier League debut as Tottenham Hotspur beat Crystal Palace 1-0 on Sunday and moved into the top half of the table after a well-deserved victory in an end-to-end London derby.

Son, who scored twice when Spurs beat FK Qarabag 3-1 in the Europa League on Thursday, scored again after Spurs broke up a Palace attack in the 68th minute.

Sep 20, 2015

Chelsea win, City lose on contrasting day for favourites

LONDON (Reuters) – Champions Chelsea ended their slump with a win over Arsenal while seemingly invincible Manchester City lost their 100 per cent record to West Ham United on a day of contrasting fortunes for the Premier League title favourites on Saturday.

Chelsea, who had won one of their opening five league matches, beat Arsenal 2-0 at Stamford Bridge in a feisty London derby that saw Arsenal finish with nine men after Gabriel and Santi Cazorla were sent off.

Sep 19, 2015

Soccer-Chelsea win, City lose on contrasting day for favourites

LONDON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Champions Chelsea ended their slump with a win over Arsenal while seemingly invincible Manchester City lost their 100 per cent record to West Ham United on a day of contrasting fortunes for the Premier League title favourites on Saturday.

Chelsea, who had won one of their opening five league matches, beat Arsenal 2-0 at Stamford Bridge in a feisty London derby that saw Arsenal finish with nine men after Gabriel and Santi Cazorla were sent off.

Sep 19, 2015

Soccer-West Ham end Man City’s run as Chelsea beat Arsenal

LONDON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – West Ham United ended Manchester City’s perfect start to the Premier League season when they survived a second half onslaught to win 2-1 at the Etihad Stadium and move into second place behind them in the table.

City, who won their opening five league games without conceding a goal, were 2-0 down after 31 minutes as Victor Moses and Diafra Sakho pounced for the Hammers.

Sep 19, 2015

Chelsea win, Leicester unbeaten after another fightback

LONDON (Reuters) – Champions Chelsea pulled out of their nosedive down the Premier League table when they won a bad-tempered London derby 2-0 against Arsenal, who finished with nine men at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

A first league goal from 20-year-old French defender Kurt Zouma and a second in stoppage time from Eden Hazard gave Chelsea only their second league win of the season, while London rivals Arsenal had Gabriel and Santi Cazorla sent off.

Sep 19, 2015

Soccer-Chelsea win, Leicester stay unbeaten after another fightback

LONDON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Champions Chelsea pulled out of their nosedive down the Premier League table when they won a bad-tempered London derby 2-0 against Arsenal, who finished with nine men at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

A first league goal from 20-year-old French defender Kurt Zouma and a second in stoppage time from Eden Hazard gave Chelsea only their second league win of the season, while London rivals Arsenal had Gabriel and Santi Cazorla sent off.

Sep 16, 2015

Mourinho rues England’s poor Champions League start

LONDON (Reuters) – Jose Mourinho was delighted that Chelsea made a winning start to their Champions League campaign on Wednesday, but said he was not happy that Manchester United, Manchester City and Arsenal had all lost their opening matches in this season’s competition.

Chelsea, who have made a poor start to the defence of their Premier League title winning only one of their opening five matches, cruised to a 4-0 win over Israeli champions Maccabi Tel Aviv at Stamford Bridge.

Sep 16, 2015

Soccer-Mourinho rues England’s poor Champions League start

LONDON, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Jose Mourinho was delighted that Chelsea made a winning start to their Champions League campaign on Wednesday, but said he was not happy that Manchester United, Manchester City and Arsenal had all lost their opening matches in this season’s competition.

Chelsea, who have made a poor start to the defence of their Premier League title winning only one of their opening five matches, cruised to a 4-0 win over Israeli champions Maccabi Tel Aviv at Stamford Bridge.

Sep 16, 2015

Chelsea forget domestic woes to see off Maccabi

LONDON (Reuters) – Chelsea forgot their Premier League woes and got their Champions League campaign off to a flying start with a 4-0 thrashing of Israeli champions Maccabi Tel Aviv in their opening Group G match at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.

Despite Eden Hazard blazing an early penalty high over the bar, Chelsea scored twice in the first half with Willian finding the net with a 30-metre free kick after 15 minutes and Oscar scoring from their second penalty with the last kick of the opening 45 minutes.

Sep 16, 2015

Soccer-Chelsea forget domestic woes to see off Maccabi

LONDON, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Chelsea forgot their Premier League woes and got their Champions League campaign off to a flying start with a 4-0 thrashing of Israeli champions Maccabi Tel Aviv in their opening Group G match at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.

Despite Eden Hazard blazing an early penalty high over the bar, Chelsea scored twice in the first half with Willian finding the net with a 30-metre free kick after 15 minutes and Oscar scoring from their second penalty with the last kick of the opening 45 minutes.