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CHELSEA HIT FOUR PAST WEST BROOM

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Chelsea cruised to a 4-0 victory at West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Saturday with two-goal Eden Hazard leading the way. The Belgian played a key role in Alvaro Morata’s 17th-minute opener before scoring the champions’ second and fourth goals as they won without needing to reach top gear at The Hawthorns. Marcos Alonso also found the net ...

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ARSENAL OVERPOWER SPURS IN DERBY

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Goals from Shkodran Mustafi and Alexis Sanchez gave Arsenal their first Premier League success against Tottenham for over three years as the Gunners won 2-0 in a heated north London derby on Saturday.Arsene Wenger’s side ended a six-match winless run against their hated rivals thanks to a pair of fiercely debated first-half goals at the Emirates Stadium. Tottenham were furious ...

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REDS WIN AS SALAH BREAKS FOWLER RECORD

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Mohamed Salah scored twice as Liverpool clinched a comfortable 3-0 victory over Southampton to remain in the pack chasing Premier League leaders Manchester City on Saturday.The Egyptian international moved to the top of the league’s scoring charts on nine goals with a brace before half-time and Philippe Coutinho added a third for Jurgen Klopp’s side after the interval. Southampton manager ...

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SWEET 16 AS CITY BRUSH PAST LEICESTER

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Runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City overcame defensive problems to reach another landmark with a 2-0 victory at Leicester City on Saturday.Pep Guardiola’s side made it 11 wins from 12 matches to equal the record start to their 2011-12 title triumph under Roberto Mancini. Even the loss of John Stones to injury and an unsettling return to action for Vincent ...

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SUAREZ DOUBLE STRETCHES BARCA’S LEAD

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Luis Suarez ended a five-game goal drought with a double as Barcelona extend their lead at the top of La Liga with a flattering 3-0 win at Leganes on Saturday.Barca now lead second-placed Valencia by seven points ahead of their trip to Mestalla next weekend, with both Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid 11 points adrift before they face off in ...

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BOOM OR BUST

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Rarely do you have teams from small towns like Zvishavane and Ngezi square off and hogging so much of the limelight as much as FC Platinum and Ngezi Platinum Stars have in their blockbuster clash in a Castle Lager Premier Soccer League match this afternoon. BY TERRY MADYAUTA The stakes couldn’t be higher as the league’s richest clubs collide in ...

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CR7 COMPLAINS HE’S “ONLY JUDGED ON SCORING”

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LONDON — Cristiano Ronaldo has set himself goals in both his professional and personal life by declaring he wants to win seven Ballon d’Or awards to go with seven children. DailyMail Ronaldo welcomed the arrival of his fourth child earlier this week, celebrating the birth of his baby daughter Alana Martina with girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez. The 32-year-old looks set to ...

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FED-UP AKBAY FUMES

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Highlanders coach Erol Akbay is fed up with the situation at the club and can hardly wait for the end of the season so that he returns home to the Netherlands. BY FORTUNE MBELE Akbay aimed more shots at the club’s executive over mismanagement and an uncaring attitude which he said was making his work difficult. He is also not ...

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MUTASA WARY OF BANTU THREAT

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Dynamos coach Lloyd Mutasa is not taking Bantu Rovers lightly as the title-chasing Harare football giants clash with the already-relegated side. BY FORTUNE MBELE Bantu Rovers have only won four matches this season and are widely expected to be put to the sword by DeMbare, but Mutasa is expecting one the toughest matches this season. Dynamos are locked in the ...

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BILLIAT STALLING CONTRACT TALKS TO MOVE TO EUROPE

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Zimbabwe international Khama Billiat is reportedly not going to renew his contract with Mamelodi Sundowns when it expires in June next year. By Mufaro Machenjera – Soccer24 According to The Citizen, a South African newspaper, the player and  his agent are stalling the negotiations in order to pursue an overseas move. “Billiat and his agent know that after one month, ...

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