But who was the Dutch wizard really thanking? The crowd? The linesman? David de Gea's invisible twin?
Robin van Persie was jubilant after Manchester United’s 3-0 victory over Liverpool on Sunday. In a postgame interview the Dutchman heaped praise on several teammates including, Man of the Match, David de Gea but lead off by thanking the 12th man. RVP did not state which twelfth man he was speaking….Who do you think Robin was talking about?
Was it the home crowd at Old Trafford?
The... Read the rest of the article »
The team from Monterrey will try to cling to their 1-0 lead, while Las Aguilas look to say goodbye to their coach Antonio Mohamed with a title.
The final game of Mexico's Apertura 2014 tournament could not be set up for a more exciting matchup. Club America and Tigres face each other to determine once and for all which of these teams will add one more title to their trophy case.
America get to this match surrounded by rumors. Coach Antonio Mohamed gave several interviews this week stating he would not return with Las Aguilas next year... Read the rest of the article »
Portugal's version of the Classico takes center-stage today in Porto, where Benfica will try to defeat the hosts. The águias are out to end their winless streak away to Porto in the league.
A hostile environment awaits Benfica at the Estádio do Dragão this evening in what should be a highly disputed match. It's fair to say that both these clubs dislike eachother, and when they meet, fans are not only looking for three points, but they are also looking for something to brag about come Monday morning.
Domestically, only three points separates the two long time rivals... Read the rest of the article »
Both Milan and Napoli will hope to earn all three points on Sunday, December 14th. Here is where to to find online streaming and TV broadcast listings for Milan vs. Napoli.
In their last six meetings, the Partenopei have yet to lose to the Rossoneri, and last season was the first time in 27 years that they were able to beat them at the San Siro. Yet while they are on a better run of form with an 11-match unbeaten streak across all competitions, Rafa Benitez's squad have been dropping points in the league and only sit three points ahead their opponents.
Milan, on... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese star has made his colleagues very happy ahead of the Christmas holidays with a very generous present.
With the Christmas holiday just around the corner, people all over the world are deciding on what gifts to present to their friends and family, and footballers are no exception.
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo decided to get in on the holiday spirit and has gifted each one of his colleagues a nice present--a watch--following their historic 10th Champions League win this past May.
However... Read the rest of the article »
The Red Devils keeper put in another great showing while the young Reds striker was not impressive.
Earlier today, Manchester United cruised to a 3-0 win over Liverpool, courtesy of goals from Wayne Rooney, Juan Mata, and Robin van Persie.
This means that the Red Devils have made it six straight wins on the trot as they push for a top four finish to secure Champions League football next season. It also further illustrates the crisis engulfing Brendan Rodgers' side, with the Reds manager's... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish international headed his side into the lead to put Manchester United 2-0 up in the first half.
What a difference a season can make.
Last term, Manchester United struggled throughout large spells and are now without European football for the first time in ages. Meanwhile, Liverpool were close to clinching the Premier League title, and, despite having to settle for second-place, had the chance to compete in the Champions League, only to be knocked out and will now have to try their luck... Read the rest of the article »
Liverpool will travel to Manchester United on December 14th for their 16th fixture of the 2014-15 Premier League season. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for United vs Liverpool below.
Historically, this match has held a lot of significance in England because of the number of trophies these two teams have accumulated down the years. However, Liverpool's poor form this season and Manchester United's downfall last season means that this particular match will be served with a reduced helping of spices on the side.
Man United's recent form though has been very good... Read the rest of the article »
Juventus will face the last team to defeat them in the league--Sampdoria--on Sunday, December 14th. Here's where to find online streaming and TV broacast listings for Juventus vs. Sampdoria.
After securing a spot in the round of 16 after a scoreless draw with group leaders Atletico Madrid, Juventus now turn their attention back to league action.
The Bianconeri are still top of the league table as they chase their fourth successive Scudetto and with 35 points from 14 games are a comfortable +10 ahead of Sampdoria. However, despite this difference, the Blucheriati have done something... Read the rest of the article »
That's what the ball boy gets for trying to waste the Bayern Munich goalkeeper's time.
If you need another reason to love German goalkeeper Manuel Neuer (there are already many), here are two more.
The Bayern Munich custodian, in Saturday's clash with Augsburg, gave one ball boy the scare of his life. During the 43rd minute, the German goalkeeper was waiting for the ball to be returned for a goal kick, and when the ball was thrown back, Neuer pretended to kick the ball back at... Read the rest of the article »
A brace from Olivier Giroud and Santi Cazorla, including that awesome 89th minute "panenka" penalty, saw the Gunners return to winning ways in fashionable style.
With last weekend's disappointing 3-2 loss away to Stoke City still fresh on Arsenal's mind, and the “Wenger Out” banners and slogans in full sight for the club's manager, the Gunners welcomed Newcastle to the Emirates Stadium on Saturday.
Despite the eerie, nerve-racking atmosphere from the home crowd, the north London side came out of the encounter which many... Read the rest of the article »
During their match against Leicester City, Frank Lampard became the EPL's fourth top scorer, reaching 175 goals in his career.
Manchester City kept their pursuit of Jose Mourinho's Chelsea running, when they defeated Leicester City at King Power Stadium. Their 1-0 score was enough for Manuel Pellegrini's men, who had a complicated week but pulled through with great results at Stadio Olimpico, adding to their good fortune their victory this evening.
The highlight of the game was, without a doubt, Frank Lampard's record.... Read the rest of the article »
Los Blaugranas were not able to break Getafe's deadlock and took advantage of some poor refereeing by Vicandi Garrido,
Barcelona and Getafe finished their game with a 0-0 draw that doesn't help any of them during this moment of the season. Los Culés were not able to establish their dominance, and Getafe could not build on their home field advantage to defeat their distinguished visitors.
But fans were not as worried as they should about Messi's lack of luck in front of the goal, or Luis Suarez's inability... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish striker cut short Sergio Aguero's lead in the EPL's goal scoring department. Costa had not been able to score in his most recent four matches.
Diego Costa spent almost a month without being able to score for Chelsea. The Spanish striker of Brazilian descent had been the subject of controversy earlier in the week because of his recent trouble scoring. Even his coach, Jose Mourinho, spoke about the matter, saying he believed Costa had not recovered totally from his injuries, and needed to score so he could have his confidence back. Well, today... Read the rest of the article »
Arch rivals Manchester United and Liverpool will leave no stone unturned when they clash at Old Trafford. Sunday's encounter will be another stern test for Van Gaal's young and inexperienced yet resilient defensive line.
Defensive frailties were Man United's achilles heel early in the season as the Red Devils failed to cope up with the increasing number of injuries in their squad as a result of which they were at the receiving end of a few disappointing results.
Much to the horror of the United faithful, the Leicester City front line was too hot to handle for the Man United defence as a result of which... Read the rest of the article »
Why miss the English Premier League’s late kick-off on December 13, 2014 – Arsenal vs Newcastle United – when you can watch the match live online or on TV in your country?
The Emirates Stadium will be set on fire this Saturday and remarkable, the hosts are not clear favourites to bag three points. At the moment, Alan Pardew’s team is buzzing with confidence. Who wouldn’t after achieving a feat that about 20 other teams failed to claim. That is, ending Chelsea’s 23-match unbeaten run this season.
Fresh from shocking the Blues 2-1 at St. James&rsquo... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona will travel to Madrid on December 13th for their 15th fixture of the 2014-15 La Liga season. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Getafe vs Barcelona below.
With their sights on leader Real Madrid, Barcelona will try to defeat Getafe in order to keep their chances of winning La Liga alive. Getafe will be hosting this match hoping they can pull a stunner on Los Culés like the one they managed in 2011. A tough and disputed match will be held at Coliseum Alonso Perez.
Getafe's performance this season has been below average. Manager Cosmin Contra... Read the rest of the article »
Hull City will travel to Chelsea on December 13th for their 16th fixture of the 2014-15 Premier League season. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Chelsea vs Hull City below.
Chelsea won yet another match in midweek in the UEFA Champions League against Sporting Lisbon. Despite making a rather easy group seem somewhat difficult, Chelsea navigated their passage safely through to the Round of 16. They are considered by many as the only English team which has what it takes to go all the way and lift the trophy with big ears in the capital of the country in which they... Read the rest of the article »
Liverpool will pay a visit to Old Trafford on Sunday, December 14, 2014. While the visitors aim to recover from their Champions League heartache, Manchester United target their sixth straight EPL win. It's a match you can't miss!
From a historic perspective, Liverpool versus Man United is always compelling. The Reds and Red Devils are the most successful clubs in English football history with 38 titles between the two (Man United-20, Liverpool-18).
That would be enough for most football fans, but there is so much more to this classic Northwest derby which make it almost as thrilling as El Clasico in Spain. In... Read the rest of the article »
Augsburg will travel to Bayern on December 13th for their 15th fixture of the 2014-15 Bundesliga season. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Augsburg vs Bayern below.
As the year is coming to an end, Pep Guardiola is beginning to witness the return of his stars. Bastian Schweinsteiger starred in ninety minutes of action packed football against CSKA Moskva in Bayern's final Champions League fixture on Wednesday. He played a full ninety minutes in the Allianz Arena and clearly, at least judging by the expresions on his face during the match... Read the rest of the article »