Manchester City came from behind to thump Huddersfield Town 5-1 and set up an FA Cup quarter-final with Middlesbrough. Harry Bunn gave Huddersfield a shock lead before Man City took control of the encounter. Leroy Sane levelled the scoring before Sergio Aguero converted from the penalty spot and Pablo Zabaleta made it three from close range. The hosts added two more in the second-half, with … Continue reading City put five past Huddersfield to reach FA Cup quarter-finals
There were mixed fortunes for the for teams at the top of League Two last night, with two of the division’s top three sides tasting defeat. Continue reading League Two Review: Tuesday 28th February
The big game of the evening in the football league came at the Amex, as the Championship’s top two sides went head-to-head in a match that could decide who wins the title. It was Brighton who took the lead from the spot, as Glenn Murray dispatched his 17th goal of the season. Continue reading Championship Review: Tuesday 28th February 2017
The race for promotion to the Championship is hotting up as second placed Scunthorpe United lost more ground on League One leaders Sheffield United last night, losing at home to AFC Wimbledon. A goal on the hour mark from Dean Parrett was followed just nine minutes later by a second from Dominic Poleon. Continue reading League One Review: Tuesday 28th February
Leicester started life after Claudio Ranieri with their first win of 2017, beating Liverpool 3-1 at the King Power stadium. Jamie Vardy opened the scoring, latching onto a through ball and slotting home, before a superb volley from Danny Drinkwater gave them a 2-0 lead at half-time. Vardy added a third after the break and Phillipe Coutinho grabbed a consolation goal for Liverpool as the … Continue reading Leicester start life after Ranieri with victory over Liverpool
Two goals from Zlatan Ibrahimovic helped Manchester United claim the first major silverware of the season as they edged out Southampton 3-2 to win the EFL Cup at Wembley.
It was nearly a dream start for Southampton, who had the opening goal wrongly ruled out for offside. United then took the mantle and goals from Ibrahimovic and Jesse Lingard seemingly put them in control of the tie.
Two goals, either side of half-time from Manolo Gabbiadini drew the Saints level before Ibrahimovic headed home from close range to break Southampton hearts.
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A hat-trick from Harry Kane helped Spurs bounce back from their Europa League exit in style, with a thumping 4-0 win over Stoke City at White Hart Lane.
A fantastic first-half display saw Kane net three goals before turning provider as Dele Alli made it 4-0 before the break.
The second was a far less lively affair, as Stoke looked less vulnerable defensively and Spurs controlled possession, to secure the three points and a clean sheet.
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