European champions Chelsea will face Liverpool in the FA Cup final after they saw off London rivals Crystal Palace in their semifinal clash on Sunday evening. Chelsea were able to book their place in the FA Cup final thanks to the 2-0 win over the Eagles with the two goals coming in the second half.
European champions Chelsea have been given a London Derby challenge in the FA Cup semifinals after the draw was held on Sunday evening. The Blues were handed a tie against London rivals Crystal Palace during the draw with the Premier League’s top two namely Manchester City and Liverpool facing off in the other tie. Both ties will take place at the Wembley Stadium next month.
Chelsea sealed their place in the final four of the FA Cup this season after seeing off English Championship outfit Middlesbrough who have been responsible for the exit of some big teams from the competition. They were responsible for the exit of Tottenham Hotspur in the fifth round and Manchester United in the fourth round. Continue reading “CHELSEA TO FACE PALACE IN SEMIS”
Liverpool attacker Diogo Jota has been a thorn in the flesh of Arsenal over the course of the last two seasons. As a matter of fact, Jota has been a menace against the Gunners since he became a Liverpool player at the start of last season. The Portugal national team star left fellow Premier League team Wolverhampton Wanderers to join Liverpool in a £41m deal that could rise to £45m based on add-ons.
Jota made his Liverpool debut against Arsenal in the Premier League at the start of last season and he was able to celebrate it with a goal. He came on as a second half substitute to score the third goal for the hosts and seal the three points for his team via a 3-1 scoreline.In the return leg, Jota was also a substitute. The Portuguese international came on in the second half and he went on to score a brace thereby propelling his team to a 3-0 away win over Arsenal.
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Premier League leaders Chelsea have been handed a major fitness boost with star striker Romelu Lukaku back in training in time for the resumption of club football on the European scene later this week.
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Former Manchester United defender Patrice Evra has drummed up support for compatriot N’GoloKante and Jorginho as the race to win the BallonD’or Award for this season hots up. Frenchman Evra talked about the possibility of the two Chelsea players winning the award for the best player in the world in a chat with the Daily Mail as he confessed that he’s tired of Messi winning the award.
Evra is not certain that Messi has done enough to win the BallonD’or Award after failing to win the Champions League and the La Liga titles at Barcelona last season though he acknowledged his Copa America tournament win with the Argentine national team. Continue reading “KANTE, JORGINHO DESERVE BALLON D’OR AWARD”
England manager Gareth Southgate was impressed with Manchester United forward Jesse Lingard after his impressive display propelled the team to a convincing win over Andorra at home at the weekend. The Manchester United attacker was easily the best player on the pitch as he scored a brace to lead England to a 4-0 win over Andorra when the two teams met in a 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier at the Wembley Stadium on Sunday.