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Sep 15, 2015

Good chance for Chelsea to pull out of slump

LONDON (Reuters) – Out-of-sorts Chelsea have a golden opportunity to restore battered self-confidence when they face Maccabi Tel Aviv in their opening Champions League Group G match on Wednesday.

The Premier League champions slumped to their fourth defeat in six games when they lost 3-1 at Everton on Saturday.

Sep 15, 2015

Soccer-Good chance for Chelsea to pull out of slump

LONDON, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Out-of-sorts Chelsea have a golden opportunity to restore battered self-confidence when they face Maccabi Tel Aviv in their opening Champions League Group G match on Wednesday.

The Premier League champions slumped to their fourth defeat in six games when they lost 3-1 at Everton on Saturday.

Sep 13, 2015

Chelsea stumble again as City and United both win

LONDON (Reuters) – Champions Chelsea lost 3-1 at Everton before a stoppage-time goal for leaders Manchester City sealed a 1-0 win over Crystal Palace and Manchester United beat Liverpool 3-1 in the Premier League on Saturday.

Steven Naismith’s hat-trick for Everton condemned Chelsea to their third defeat in five games while City avoided dropping their first points of the season when teenage substitute Kelechi Iheanacho struck the winner at Selhurst Park.

Sep 12, 2015

City leave it late but stay on course for title target

LONDON (Reuters) – There are 33 matches and another eight months of the season to negotiate but Manchester City will have the Premier League title wrapped up long before May if they continue as they have started.

Saturday’s late, late 1-0 win at Crystal Palace where 18-year-old Nigerian Kelechi Iheanacho scored one minute after coming on as an 89th minute substitute for Wilfried Bony, was City’s 11th successive league win, including six from the end of last season.

Sep 12, 2015

Soccer-City leave it late but stay on course for title target

LONDON, Sept 12 (Reuters) – There are 33 matches and another eight months of the season to negotiate but Manchester City will have the Premier League title wrapped up long before May if they continue as they have started.

Saturday’s late, late 1-0 win at Crystal Palace where 18-year-old Nigerian Kelechi Iheanacho scored one minute after coming on as an 89th minute substitute for Wilfried Bony, was City’s 11th successive league win, including six from the end of last season.

Sep 12, 2015

City leave it late but stay on course for their title target

LONDON (Reuters) – There are 33 matches and another eight months of the season to negotiate but Manchester City will have the Premier League title wrapped up long before May if they continue as they have started.

Saturday’s late, late 1-0 win at Crystal Palace where 18-year-old Nigerian Kelechi Iheanacho scored one minute after coming on as an 89th minute substitute for Wilfried Bony, was City’s 11th successive league win, including six from the end of last season.

Sep 12, 2015

Soccer-City leave it late but stay on course for their title target

LONDON, Sept 12 (Reuters) – There are 33 matches and another eight months of the season to negotiate but Manchester City will have the Premier League title wrapped up long before May if they continue as they have started.

Saturday’s late, late 1-0 win at Crystal Palace where 18-year-old Nigerian Kelechi Iheanacho scored one minute after coming on as an 89th minute substitute for Wilfried Bony, was City’s 11th successive league win, including six from the end of last season.

Sep 12, 2015

Man City surge ahead as Chelsea lose again

LONDON (Reuters) – Manchester City opened up an 11-point gap over champions Chelsea when they beat Crystal Palace 1-0 with a stoppage-time goal on Saturday after Chelsea crashed to a 3-1 defeat at Everton.

City looked set to drop their first points of the season until 18-year-old Nigerian teenage substitute Kelechi Iheanacho, whose only other appearance for the club was for a minute against Watford two weeks ago, struck late at Selhurst Park.

Sep 12, 2015

Soccer-Man City surge ahead as Chelsea lose again

LONDON, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Manchester City opened up an 11-point gap over champions Chelsea when they beat Crystal Palace 1-0 with a stoppage-time goal on Saturday after Chelsea crashed to a 3-1 defeat at Everton.

City looked set to drop their first points of the season until 18-year-old Nigerian teenage substitute Kelechi Iheanacho, whose only other appearance for the club was for a minute against Watford two weeks ago, struck late at Selhurst Park.

Sep 12, 2015

Mourinho defiant as Chelsea slump again

LONDON (Reuters) – A defiant Jose Mourinho said he was the man to salvage Chelsea’s season after the champions crashed to a 3-1 defeat at Everton on Saturday, their third defeat in five Premier League games.

Everton’s hero was substitute Steven Naismith who scored the “perfect” hat-trick with a header and shots with his right and left foot as Everton condemned Chelsea to their worst start to a top-flight campaign since 1986.