Champions League Round-up: Arsenal and Chelsea both win to keep chances alive
Nov25

Champions League Round-up: Arsenal and Chelsea both win to keep chances alive

Arsenal’s hopes of qualifying from the Champions League group stages are still alive following a comfortable 3-0 win over Dinamo Zagreb at the Emirates. Mesut Ozil opened the scoring just before the half-hour mark with a diving header after a lovely passing move, and Alexis Sanchez doubled their lead just minutes later to give the hosts a two-goal lead at the break. The Chilean added a third in the second half, as the Gunners wrapped...

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Arsenal vs Dinamo Zagreb: Preview & Prediction
Nov24

Arsenal vs Dinamo Zagreb: Preview & Prediction

Arsenal host Dinamo Zagreb at the Emirates knowing only a win will keep their hopes of qualifying for the last-16 alive. The Gunners are third in Group F, six points behind Olympiacos and Bayern Munich with just two games remaining, meaning they are  in real danger of missing out on the knockout stages for the first time since the 2002/03 season. Following a defeat to West Brom on Saturday and a 5-1 thrashing at the hands of Bayern...

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Champions League Awards: Week 4
Nov05

Champions League Awards: Week 4

Player of the Week: Felipe Pardo (Olympiacos) Our man of the week actually started the night on the bench but came on and made a massive impact. With Olympiacos 1-0 down at home to Dinamo Zagreb, the Colombian turned it around for his side with two well taken goals, the second of which came in the 89th minute to secure his side a vital three points. The result puts the Greek giants second in their group, six points ahead of Zagreb and...

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Round-up: Champions League – Arsenal beat Bayern and Chelsea draw in Kiev
Oct21

Round-up: Champions League – Arsenal beat Bayern and Chelsea draw in Kiev

Arsenal defied the odds to claim a historic 2-0 win over Bayern Munich to keep their hopes of qualifying for the last-16 of the Champions League alive. Goals from substitute Olivier Giroud and Mesut Ozil sealed a much-needed three points for the Gunners on a thrilling night at the Emirates. On a run of 12 consecutive wins in all competitions, it looked inconceivable that Arsene Wenger’s side could topple the German champions. Manuel...

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Round-up: Champions League – Arsenal and Chelsea both beaten
Sep30

Round-up: Champions League – Arsenal and Chelsea both beaten

Arsenal became the victim of Olympiacos’ first ever win in England following a 3-2 loss at the Emirates Stadium. The Greeks took a first half lead when a corner to the edge of the box wasn’t picked up by the Gunners, and Felipe Pardo was on hand to strike the ball into the far hand corner. However, this lead lasted all of two minutes, as Theo Walcott continued his fine scoring form to equalise. With five minutes remaining before half...

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Liverpool favourites to sign Croatia prodigy
Sep28

Liverpool favourites to sign Croatia prodigy

Liverpool have reportedly emerged as favourites to land Croatia international Marko Rog. The Premier League side are said to be interested in the 20-year-old Dinamo Zagreb star, with the Reds willing to splash out £8m for the attacking midfielder in the January transfer window. Rog, who made his international debut against Argentina last November, has scored twice in 18 games in all competitions for the Croatian outfit so far this...

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