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Dec 18, 2013

Soccer-West Ham shock Spurs, Man United reach semis

LONDON, Dec 18 (Reuters) – West Ham United piled more misery on managerless Tottenham Hotspur by coming from behind to book their place in the League Cup semi-finals with a 2-1 win at White Hart Lane on Wednesday.

Ashley Young scored his first goal in 18 months as champions Manchester United reached the last four with a 2-0 win at Stoke City in a match held up for 10 minutes by a hail storm in the first half.

Dec 17, 2013

Ki unlocks Chelsea with late winner, City cruise

LONDON (Reuters) – Substitute Ki sung-Yueng drove in an extra-time winner to take the Premier League’s bottom club Sunderland into the League Cup semi-finals with a dramatic 2-1 victory over Chelsea on Tuesday.

Ki smashed home in the 118th minute after being teed up by Fabio Borini, who had come off the bench to force extra time with an 88th-minute equaliser.

Dec 17, 2013

Soccer-Ki unlocks Chelsea with late winner, City cruise

LONDON, Dec 17 (Reuters) – Substitute Ki sung-Yueng drove in an extra-time winner to take the Premier League’s bottom club Sunderland into the League Cup semi-finals with a dramatic 2-1 victory over Chelsea on Tuesday.

Ki smashed home in the 118th minute after being teed up by Fabio Borini, who had come off the bench to force extra time with an 88th-minute equaliser.

Dec 15, 2013

I’ll battle on to get it right at Spurs, says Villas-Boas

LONDON (Reuters) – Chastened Andre Villas-Boas remains convinced he has a team capable of securing a Champions League place and said he would keep fighting after Tottenham Hotspur were thrashed 5-0 at home by Liverpool on Sunday.

Spurs sit seventh, eight points behind arch rivals and Premier League leaders Arsenal after Luis Suarez and Liverpool ran riot at White Hart Lane.

Dec 15, 2013

Soccer-I’ll battle on to get it right at Spurs, says Villas-Boas

LONDON, Dec 15 (Reuters) – Chastened Andre Villas-Boas remains convinced he has a team capable of securing a Champions League place and said he would keep fighting after Tottenham Hotspur were thrashed 5-0 at home by Liverpool on Sunday.

Spurs sit seventh, eight points behind arch rivals and Premier League leaders Arsenal after Luis Suarez and Liverpool ran riot at White Hart Lane.

Dec 15, 2013

Rodgers hails Liverpool industry and arrogance

LONDON (Reuters) – A combination of industry and arrogance set Liverpool on their way to a “complete performance” in the 5-0 mauling of Tottenham Hotspur, manager Brendan Rodgers said on Sunday.

Despite missing captain Steven Gerrard and striker Daniel Sturridge, the Merseysiders, who moved up to second in the Premier League, stylishly dismantled one of their rivals for a top-four place, and laid down a marker in what is becoming an increasingly congested title race.

Dec 15, 2013

Soccer-Rodgers hails Liverpool industry and arrogance

LONDON, Dec 15 (Reuters) – A combination of industry and arrogance set Liverpool on their way to a “complete performance” in the 5-0 mauling of Tottenham Hotspur, manager Brendan Rodgers said on Sunday.

Despite missing captain Steven Gerrard and striker Daniel Sturridge, the Merseysiders, who moved up to second in the Premier League, stylishly dismantled one of their rivals for a top-four place, and laid down a marker in what is becoming an increasingly congested title race.

Dec 14, 2013

City slickers hit Arsenal for six, Chelsea win

LONDON (Reuters) – Manchester City exposed the first cracks in Arsenal’s title challenge, beating the Premier League leaders 6-3 at the Etihad Stadium as their attacking talents cut loose in another free-scoring home display on Saturday.

City’s stylish showmen sealed their eighth consecutive home league success by out-punching Arsenal, whose lead at the top of the table was cut to two points after Chelsea snuck a 2-1 win at home to Crystal Palace.

Dec 14, 2013

Bad day at office, says Wenger, after City rout Arsenal

LONDON (Reuters) – There would have been mutterings of “I told you so” among those who doubted Arsenal’s ability to stay the course in the title race as Manchester City hit top gear on Saturday.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger sought to pass a crushing 6-3 defeat off as a bad day at the office, without any knock-on effects for what is to come in the title race.

Dec 14, 2013

Soccer-Bad day at office, says Wenger, after City rout Arsenal

LONDON, Dec 14 (Reuters) – There would have been mutterings of “I told you so” among those who doubted Arsenal’s ability to stay the course in the title race as Manchester City hit top gear on Saturday.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger sought to pass a crushing 6-3 defeat off as a bad day at the office, without any knock-on effects for what is to come in the title race.