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Premier League top 4 race could go to the wire

The race for the top four places of the 2019/20 Premier League heated further after third and fourth place Leicester City and Chelsea lost respectively to Everton and West Ham on Wednesday night. The Foxes lost 2:1 at Goodison Park while the Blues succumbed to a 3:2 defeat against strugglers and relegation-threatened West Ham at the London Stadium. West Ham successfully completed a league double against Chelsea this season. Meanwhile, Manchester United and Wolverhampton Warriors who are chasing hotly for the UEFA Champions League places won away from home on against Brighton and Aston Villa. The Red Devils put in class performance as they thrashed Brighton 3 nil at the Amex while Nuno Espirito Santo's men won 1 nil away to Aston Villa at Villa Park, all on Tuesday. We're are se...
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A Manchester derby away from the pitch on the cards

The Manchester derby for this season is not yet over as Manchester City and Manchester United could yet meet in the FA Cup. Although all local derby fixtures between Manchester United and Manchester City in other competitions have been exhausted thus far in the 2019/20 season, one could still have one over the other, but this time, it will be with action away from the pitch. It can be recalled that Manchester City were hit with a ban by UEFA from the Champions League for the next two seasons along with a huge fine. Regardless, they remain confident that their appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport which was recently set to begin from June 8 will see them emerge unscathed. The perennial rivals have met four times already this season. Twice in the Premier League, and twice ...
Liverpool spoiling English fun in the 2017/18 UCL so far
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Liverpool spoiling English fun in the 2017/18 UCL so far

  The Match Day 2 of the 2017/18 UCL round of matches has come and gone with much excitement and nerve-wracking moments. However, this piece focuses on the performance of the Premier League clubs in the competition thus far. Talking about nerve-wracking, our guess is that fans of Chelsea and Liverpool can attest to that. The only difference is that one side left it late and stole maximum points from a very difficult ground, while the other side conspired to falter yet again. READ: Harry Kane continues fine form in UCL as Spurs hammer Apoel Nicosia The Premier League clubs participating in this season’s UCL competition are yet to record a loss after two rounds of matches. Interesting development! Isn’t it? 4 out of the 5 Premier League reps in the UEFA Champions League garnere...