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Dec 14, 2013

Soccer-City slickers hit Arsenal for six, Chelsea win

LONDON, Dec 14 (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 13, 2013

Suarez confounds critics and rewards patient fans

LONDON (Reuters) – Liverpool’s hopes of grabbing a first victory at Tottenham Hotspur in five years, like their chances of finishing in the top four or mounting an unlikely title challenge, rest squarely on the shoulders of Luis Suarez.

Since returning from a 10-game ban, the Uruguayan has showcased all of the good and none of the bad or ugly sides of his game, confounding his critics in the process and rewarding fans who stood by him when he tested their patience.

Dec 13, 2013

Soccer-Suarez confounds critics and rewards patient fans

LONDON, Dec 13 (Reuters) – Liverpool’s hopes of grabbing a first victory at Tottenham Hotspur in five years, like their chances of finishing in the top four or mounting an unlikely title challenge, rest squarely on the shoulders of Luis Suarez.

Since returning from a 10-game ban, the Uruguayan has showcased all of the good and none of the bad or ugly sides of his game, confounding his critics in the process and rewarding fans who stood by him when he tested their patience.

Dec 12, 2013

PSV exit Europa League as Spurs, Salzburg win again

LONDON (Reuters) – PSV Eindhoven’s disappointing season took a turn for the worse as they went out of the Europa League after losing 1-0 at home to Ukrainians Chernomorets Odessa, who pipped them to second place in Group B on Thursday.

Former European Cup winners PSV, languishing 10th in the Dutch league, needed a point to make the last 32 but were undone when Odessa’s Franck Dja Djedje netted a second-half header.

Dec 12, 2013

Soccer-PSV exit Europa League as Spurs, Salzburg win again

LONDON, Dec 12 (Reuters) – PSV Eindhoven’s disappointing season took a turn for the worse as they went out of the Europa League after losing 1-0 at home to Ukrainians Chernomorets Odessa, who pipped them to second place in Group B on Thursday.

Former European Cup winners PSV, languishing 10th in the Dutch league, needed a point to make the last 32 but were undone when Odessa’s Franck Dja Djedje netted a second-half header.

Dec 4, 2013

Suarez fires Liverpool as Arsenal, Chelsea, City win

LONDON (Reuters) – Liverpool’s Luis Suarez led a one-man demolition of Norwich City with four goals in a 5-1 win and Arsenal’s forgotten man Nicklas Bendtner netted for the Premier League leaders as they beat Hull City 2-0 on Wednesday.

There was no happy reunion for Manchester United manager David Moyes against former club Everton as the Merseysiders won 1-0 at Old Trafford and Sunderland boss Gus Poyet was also left disappointed against his former club Chelsea.

Dec 4, 2013

Soccer-Suarez fires Liverpool as Arsenal, Chelsea, City win

LONDON, Dec 4 (Reuters) – Liverpool’s Luis Suarez led a one-man demolition of Norwich City with four goals in a 5-1 win and Arsenal’s forgotten man Nicklas Bendtner netted for the Premier League leaders as they beat Hull City 2-0 on Wednesday.

There was no happy reunion for Manchester United manager David Moyes against former club Everton as the Merseysiders won 1-0 at Old Trafford and Sunderland boss Gus Poyet was also left disappointed against his former club Chelsea.

Nov 2, 2013

Wenger delights in Arsenal’s pedigree as top dogs

LONDON (Reuters) – A five-point lead at the top of the Premier League should have been enough to put a smile on Arsene Wenger’s face, yet it was the convincing manner of Saturday’s 2-0 victory over Liverpool that most pleased the Arsenal manager.

On the back of home defeats to Chelsea in the League Cup and Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League, a third successive reverse at their Emirates Stadium would have put meat on the bone of Arsenal’s doubters, who have questioned their ability to sustain their position at the summit.

Nov 2, 2013

Soccer-Wenger delights in Arsenal’s pedigree as top dogs

LONDON, Nov 2 (Reuters) – A five-point lead at the top of the Premier League should have been enough to put a smile on Arsene Wenger’s face, yet it was the convincing manner of Saturday’s 2-0 victory over Liverpool that most pleased the Arsenal manager.

On the back of home defeats to Chelsea in the League Cup and Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League, a third successive reverse at their Emirates Stadium would have put meat on the bone of Arsenal’s doubters, who have questioned their ability to sustain their position at the summit.

Oct 29, 2013

Chelsea rejoice as Wenger’s Mourinho hoodoo continues

LONDON (Reuters) – Jose Mourinho got the better of old adversary Arsene Wenger once again as Chelsea showed their strength-in-depth by reaching the League Cup quarter-finals with a 2-0 win over London rivals Arsenal on Tuesday.

Both teams rang the changes but it was Chelsea’s new-look side that gelled, restricting the hosts to a few sights of goal while consistently threatening on the break and finding the net through Spaniards Cesar Azpilicueta and Juan Mata.