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Lyonnais 1 : 0 Nantes - Lyon return to top spot

Posted Sunday, February 22, 2015 by PA

Lyon moved back to the top of the Ligue 1 standings thanks to a 1-0 win over Nantes on Sunday. Nabil Fekir scored the only goal of the game in the 66th minute to ensure his side leapfrogged Paris St Germain and moved back into top spot after PSG had beaten Toulouse on Saturday. Nantes remain in 13th place, seven points clear of the bottom three, and would have been beaten more heavily but for ...Full Story »

Southampton 0 : 2 Liverpool - Saints cry foul as Reds win again

Posted Sunday, February 22, 2015 by PA

Philippe Coutinho's exceptional strike amid a series of controversial decisions from referee Kevin Friend helped Liverpool overcome Southampton 2-0 in what could prove a crucial result in the chase for a Champions League place. There was no lack of vim and vigour on display in miserable conditions at St Mary's, where Brendan Rodgers' side moved within two points of the top four as the season ...Full Story »

Athletic Bilbao 1 - 0 Rayo Vallecano - Aduriz boosts Bilbao to victory

Posted Sunday, February 22, 2015 by PA

Aritz Aduriz netted a late winner as Athletic Bilbao edged a 1-0 victory over Rayo Vallecano at San Mames on Sunday. The visitors had numerous chances to take the lead in the first half, but Bilbao came out on top after dominating the majority of the second half as they returned to winning ways. The three points see Ernesto Valverde's men move up two spots to 12th in the Primera Division, whil...Full Story »

'Pathetic' Newcastle embarrass Shearer

Posted Monday, February 23, 2015 by YAHOO Sport

LONDON, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Newcastle United's display in their 5-0 capitulation against champions Manchester City was "pathetic", according to former captain and record goalscorer Alan Shearer. The Magpies, 11th in the Premier League with only one win in 2015, conceded a penalty inside 30 seconds and were 3-0 down after 21 minutes. Two further goals condemned Newcastle to a 5-0 defeat, their h...Full Story »

Relegation-haunted Chivas upset leaders Cruz Azul

Posted Monday, February 23, 2015 by YAHOO Sport

MEXICO CITY, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Cruz Azul fans carried coffins decked in relegation-threatened Guadalajara's red and white colours into their ground but the Chivas had the last laugh with a 2-1 victory over the Mexican championship leaders on Saturday. Chivas are fighting to stay clear of bottom place in the relegation standings, a separate table based on teams' average points over three season...Full Story »

Listless United finally run out of luck

Posted Monday, February 23, 2015 by YAHOO Sport

Feb 22 (Reuters) - Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal lamented his team's "missed chances" in Saturday's 2-1 Premier League defeat at Swansea but the reality is that his side could only ride their luck for so long. The Dutchman praised his team's second-half overwhelming possession dominance which did not produce a single clear-cut opportunity and Swansea soaked up the pressure before Jon...Full Story »

Racism victim snubs Chelsea offer to attend match

Posted Monday, February 23, 2015 by YAHOO Sport

LONDON, Feb 22 (Reuters) - The man subjected to racist chanting by Chelsea fans and pushed off a train in Paris has snubbed the Premier League club's invitation to attend a match at Stamford Bridge. Video footage showed a group of Chelsea fans preventing the man, named as Souleymane, entering a metro train and chanting "we're racist, and that's the way we like it" before the 1-1 Champions Leagu...Full Story »

Hellas Verona 1 - 1 AS Roma - Roma lose ground in title race

Posted Sunday, February 22, 2015 by PA

Roma lost ground in the Serie A title race on Sunday after drawing 1-1 at Hellas Verona. The loss has left the Giallorossi nine points adrift of league leaders Juventus, who won 2-1 over Atalanta on Friday. Francesco Totti struck to put the visitors ahead in the 26th minute before Bosko Jankovic's goal saw Hellas Verona level. The Giallorossi were unlucky not to regain the lead on the stroke ...Full Story »

Empoli 3 - 0 Chievo - Empoli continue unbeaten run

Posted Sunday, February 22, 2015 by PA

Daniele Rugani scored a first-half goal for Empoli and Massimo Maccarone struck twice after the interval as the Tuscan outfit won 3-0 over Chievo on Sunday. Rugani put the hosts ahead midway through the first half before Maccarone doubled his team's advantage one minute after the re-start. The 35-year-old forward, who had notched goals in his team's previous three games, scored his second in t...Full Story »

Hamburger 1 - 1 Monchengladbach - Late Hrgota header denies HSV win

Posted Sunday, February 22, 2015 by PA

Borussia Monchengladbach snatched a last-gasp equaliser at Hamburg in the Bundesliga on Sunday to maintain their two-point advantage over fourth-placed Schalke. Zoltan Stieber gave the hosts the lead in the 75th minute, but it was not enough to see Josef Zinnbauer's men through to a much-needed victory. Branimir Hrgota made it 1-1 with a stoppage-time header to leave HSV still just two points ...Full Story »

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