30 Football Facts That Sound Like Lies - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Facts are an indispensable part of the game of football. All the intrigue of the beautiful game is not merely captured by its motions; facts are the tools with which the game connects to its entities off the pitch.
Premier League predictions: can Manchester United and Arsenal get their title challenge back on track? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
This weekend's Premier League action will see some crucial fixtures at both ends of the table take place, with invaluable points on offer for those looking to put forward a title challenge or to stay in the division.
La Liga Week 13: Five Major Talking Points - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Real Madrid closed the gap with Barcelona to six points after winning 2-0 against Eibar on Sunday. Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale both scored for Los Blancos to ease the pressure on manager Rafael Benitez.
On Saturday,Real Sociedad had no answers before Barcelona's scintillating football display, where MSN trio scored in the 4-0 win forBlaugrana.
Arsenal lose three key players through injury - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Injury-hit Arsenal have lost three more key players during their 1-1 draw against Norwich City in the Premier League on Sunday.
The Gunners are already without several key players like Jack Wilshere, Theo Walcott, Danny Welbeck, Mikel Arteta, et al, and now it seems Alexis Sanchez, Santi Cazorla and Laurent Koscielny will join the long list too on sidelines.
Tottenham Hotspur 0-0 Chelsea: 3 major talking points from London derby stalemate - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea played out a 0-0 draw at White Hart Lane, in a game that can largely be described as uneventful. Spurs stretched their unbeaten run to 13 games in the Barclays Premier League, but were unable to force the winner against the defending champions.
Transfer roundup: Arsenal's stunning approach for Chelsea's main target and Merseyside battle for stopper? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Sunday's transfer gossip has some intriguing stories involving the likes of Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Everton, Stoke City and Borussia Dortmund, with the respective sides seemingly getting ready for the January transfer window to open.
Champions League winning manager prefers United job over other top clubs - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola has over six months left on his contract at the Allianz Arena and there is uncertainty surrounding his future at the club. The former La Liga coach has been linked with hosts of clubs across Europe, while the Bundesliga outfit are looking to extend his stay in Germany.
Liverpool vs Swansea City- Three key battles - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool host Swansea City in the Premier League on Sunday. It is particularly a crucial game for the visitors as they find themselves in the 14th place in the league. The hosts, on the other hand, have recently picked up form and must be in confident mood after having beaten Manchester City 1-4 at the Etihad Stadium last weekend.
Non-League graduates battle for Premier League supremacy - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
All eyes will be on this Saturday's top of the table clash as Leicester City face Manchester United at the King Power Stadium. Not the words that Leicester (or perhaps even United) fans were expecting to read only days before they open their advent calendars.
What we learnt from Liverpool's Europa League win - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool beat French side Bordeaux in the Europa League to go on top of the group, and qualify for the round-of-32 of the competition. A penalty from James Milner and a marvellous strike from Christian Benteke ensured Liverpool followed up the performance against Manchester City with another win.
Top 10 Football Shirts Of All Time - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Contrary to popular belief, football fans remember the lot. The amazing goals, the sumptuous saves, the agony of losses and the glory in winning. We also remember when the kit designers got it horribly wrong for the season and when they got it wonderfully right.
3 strikers Chelsea could sign in January after Diego Costa slump - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea seemed to have found a long-term solution to their striker conundrum when they signed Diego Costa in the summer of 2014. The Spaniard came off the back of a prolific season with Atletico Madrid and hit it off in the Premier League rightaway, scoring 21 goals in all competitions in his first season.
2015 MLS Playoffs: Conference Finals Second Leg Preview - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The MLS season has just three games left to play as the conference finals are underway. The first leg of the conference finals was played over last weekend and both games resulted in big upsets. FC Dallas and New York Red Bulls came into the playoffs as the winners of their conference, but they soon found out that the playoffs are a completely new game and anything can happen.
Time for FIFA to turn to the East - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
There are seven candidates for the presidency of FIFA. Three of them are from Europe though they will become two when the Michel Platini/Gianni Infantino situation is resolved. Even if Platini is able to contest the presidency, which reasoned thought would consider impossible due to the stigma of corruption, the current UEFA president would seem to have burnt his bridges.
FIFA 2022: Improvement of Worker's Rights in Qatar - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The discussion of human rights in the Middle East often orientates around the poor treatment of migrant workers, and the negative effect the World Cup has consequently had on this, with there being hundreds of deaths so far.
FIFA Presidential Election 2016 - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The easy part of the impending Fifa presidential election is the actual election process itself. There is a total number of 209 votes available, split up between the various football organisations that comprise Fifa, as follows.
Club coach on Chelsea forward: Rarely seen such an 'exceptional' footballer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Back in November 2014, Matt Dickinson of The Times wrote a brilliant article on Chelsea's problems, where he wrote"the greatest challenge Chelsea face now is not winning the Champions League but grooming and bringing in players into first team squad from the academy.
Chelsea legend explains why Arsenal are favourites to win the league - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has backed Arsenal to win the Premier League title this season.
The Blues are the defending champions and the west London club have struggled since the start of the season with handful wins as they sit in the bottom half of the table with 14 points from 13 matches.
Maccabi Tel Aviv 0-4 Chelsea: 3 major talking points from Israel - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea picked up their second win in the week with a 4-0 thrashing of 10-man Maccabi Tel Aviv in their Champions League Group G encounter. Goals from Gary Cahill, Willian, Oscar and Kurt Zouma helped the Blues consolidate their Premier League over Norwich City at the weekend with another confidence-boosting resultin Israel.
Can Leicester City beat Manchester United & Co to stay top of the league by New Year? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
When the final whistle blew at Manchester City's Etihad Stadium this past Sunday, it marked one of the standout moments of the 2015/16 Premier League season. Manchester City's loss to Liverpool meant Claudio Ranieri's Leicester City will enjoy at least until the next match day their place at the top of the Premier League table.
Liverpool and Everton stars dominate EPL Team of the Week - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The Premier League witnessed yet another exciting weekend of football as Leicester went on top of the table, Liverpool demolished Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium and Jamie Vardy made history with his goalscoring.
Arsenal vs Dinamo Zagreb, UCL 2015: Possible Lineups & Live Stream - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal vs Dinamo Zagreb
UEFA Champions League
Date: 24th November, 2015
Kick Off: 7.45pm BST
Venue: Emirates Stadium, London
Live Stream: Watch Arsenal vs Dinamo Zagreb Live
We head into the Champions League Match Day 5, where Arsenal 3rd in the Group F with just 3 points, six behind Bayern Munich and Olympiakos, must win to keep their hopes of qualifying to the knockout stages alive for the 16th yearin succession.
Violence Stains Tottenham's Derby Win Over West Ham As Fan Stabbed - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Ahead of yesterday evening's Premier League clash between London rivals Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United, a Hammers fan was stabbed outside White Hart Lane. The 35-year-old victim has since been taken to an east London hospital where his condition was reported to be stable.
Klopp's masterclass and other things we learnt from Liverpool's rout at Manchester City - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool put on an exquisite performance against Manchester City as they won 1-4 at the Etihad Stadium. Goals from Roberto Firmino, Philippe Coutinho, Martin Skrtel along with an own goal from Eliaquim Mangala ensured the Reds came out on top.
Chelsea 1-0 Norwich City: 5 Major Talking Points as Blues break losing streak - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
It was relief at last for Chelsea as they avoided a fourth straight league defeat with a 1-0 victoryat home to Norwich City. Diego Costa ended a run of 500 minutes without a goal with the winner in the 63rd minute.
Luis Suarez scores twice as Barcelona run riot against hapless Real Madrid - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Barcelona delivered an absolutely scintillating performance to beat arch-rivals Real Madrid 4-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu. The Catalans were simply unstoppable, as goals from Luis Suarez (two), Neymar and Andres Iniesta stretched their lead at the top of the table to 6 points.
Chelsea vs Norwich City: Goals, Highlights and Twitter Reaction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea ended a three-game losing streak by putting in a convincing performance en route to beating Norwich City 1-0 at Stamford Bridge. The winner was scored by Diego Costa midway through the second half.
VIDEO: Non-League Footballer Scores Incredible Own Goal Aided By Storm Barney - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
An Isthmian League clash between Thurrock FC and Romford FC witnessed an incredible own goal from Thurrock defender Kamarl Duncan. The goal was aided by Storm Barney, as Duncan's attempted clearance from inside his own half flew backwards before bouncing and looping over the head of his goalkeeper Rhys Madden for one of the most bizzarre goals you'll ever see.
Competition Time! Win an El Clasico shirt this weekend - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The highly-anticipated El Clasico takes place at the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium this Saturday evening as Real Madrid host Barcelona in the 230th competitive meeting between these world footballing giants.
PHOTOS: Chelsea star back in training, edges closer to first-team return - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has edged closer to a return to action, as hetrained with the first-team squad for the first time yesterday. The Belgian has been out of action since September, when he suffered a ligament injury in his knee.
Should Liverpool risk Sturridge against Manchester City? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool travel to the Etihad Stadium on Saturday as they take on league leaders Manchester City. Klopp's arrival has certainly brought in the much needed positivity.However, it mustn't be forgotten that the Reds are in the 10th spot and need to start accumulating wins if they want to finish in the top 4.
Slovakia Euro 2016 Home Kit - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The new Slovakia Euro 2016 home kit introduces a modern design and has a fresh look to it. The new Slovakia Euro Kit is set to be worn by the Slovakia national team for their first-ever European championship participation in France next summer.
Euro 2016: Team by Team Guide - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
It is only a matter of a few months until Euro 2016 comes around, and with the qualification stages to determine the entrants into the finals now over, the draw for the finals is much anticipated. The draw will take place on the 12th of December in Paris, and the pots for the same have been determined based on the seedings.
David Beckham scores another title; crowned "Sexiest Man Alive" - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
David Beckham was named the "sexiest man alive" by People magazine on Tuesday. The former England captain was unveiled as the year's sexiest man on Jimmy Kimmel Live. The unveiling of the magazine's cover was also done on the talk show.
USA World Cup Qualifying Underway - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The United States recently began their road to the 2018 World Cup. USA are looking to get revenge in the next World Cup after a disappointing Gold Cup and 2014 World Cup after being eliminated in extra time in the round of 16 against Belgium.
Neymar Seeks Political Assurances Before Signing New Barcelona Deal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Barcelona forward Neymar is seeking legal and tax assurances before committing his long-term future to Barcelona. The 23-year-old, who joined the Catalan giants in the summer of 2013, has three more years on his current contract to run but is already in talks with his club regarding an extension.
Three realistic expectations for Chelsea this season - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
As I think of a recent footballing analogy to describe Chelsea's current situation, none whatsoever comes to mind. Afterall, the Blues' start to the Premier League campaign this season has been the worst ever for any defending champion in Premier League history.
Martial Injury Blow For Man Utd, Carrick Escapes Lengthy Layoff - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
In what has been an international break of considerably less focus on football amid the cloud of terror attacks in Paris, Manchester United have been handed a blow as striker Anthony Martial went off injured last night in France's friendly defeat to England at Wembley.
Transfer roundup: Playmaker says he wants Arsenal move, Liverpool chase midfield duo - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal and Liverpool are at the core of the transfer rumblings this Wednesday, as Premier League football returns this weekend after the international break.
The Reds are being touted as the latest English club to be interested in an Argentine star frequently linked with Manchester United, while Jurgen Klopp's men are also reportedly chasing a former Kop hero.
Pots Confirmed For Euro 2016 Finals Draw - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The last stage for qualification into next summer's European Championship in France came to an end last night with the identities of all the 24 participating nations now being known. The latest entrants were Sweden, Ukraine, Ireland and Hungary who won their respective two-legged playoffs over the course of the ongoing international break.
Manchester United top of Premier League at Christmas? Expectations from next 5 games - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Everything went our way before the international break in taking three points from West Brom as everybody else dropped points.
Joint-leaders Manchester City and Arsenal's lead at the top has been cut to two points and a very favourable fixture list could see us top the Premier League by Christmas, and it's no surprise that the epl betting stakes have Man Utd as a favourable tip to win the Premier League this season, in some cases ahead of Arsenal.
Five Chelsea Players Who Could Leave Next Summer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea have made a wretched start to their 2015-16 Premier League campaign.Lying 16th in the league table, the Blues have picked up only 11 points so far and becoming the first BPL title-holders to average less than a point from their first 12 matches.
Manchester United Transfer: Club prepare €4m-year-package for Chelsea target - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
A host of European clubs are considering making a formal move to sign Valencia's highly rated winger Sofiane Feghouli.
Super Deporte in Spain covered a story yesterday that first originated in Italy's Corriere dello Sport, where they claimed Premier League giants Manchester United and Chelsea had stepped up their interest in the Algeria international.
Transfer Lens: Man Utd prepare £53m bid for 26-yr-old winger - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
For reasons unknown, Arsenal superstar Alexis Sanchez continues to be linked with Premier League giants Manchester United.
According to Don Balon,Sanchez, who has been targeted by Real Madrid, will reject the chances to join the Galacticos because of his past ties with Barcelona, but he considers a move to Old Trafford as a "big step" in his footballing career.
Arsenal to fight Barcelona for highly rated young striker - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Sidiki Maiga, the 16-year-old striker, made a strong impression during the U-17 World Cup held few weeks back in Chile.
The scouts of major European clubs were present to keep an eye on emerging talents from all around the world, and competitions like this provides them a good opportunity to spot few raw and hitherto unknown talents.
Transfer roundup: Man United to land world-class star, Chelsea to offload big name? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal are all firmly in the transfer gossips columns this Sunday, with the European press suggesting that the heavyweight Premier League trio are closing in on January deals.
El Clasico Analysis: 3 Defining Points Of The Real Madrid-Barcelona Clash - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Often regarded as the greatest derby in world football, albeit arguably, El Clasico or The Classic is the match of the season in Spanish football. In footballing spheres, nothing else attracts public attention more than a game between Real Madrid and Barcelona in Spain.
Chelsea's €100m target advised to join Manchester United - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United legend David Beckham has urged Cristiano Ronaldo to return to Old Trafford should he leave Real Madrid.
Beckham, the former England captain, is back at Old Trafford for the UNICEF match for Children, has played forsome of the biggest clubs in the world during his playing career such as Real Madrid and AC Milan, but he admitted yesterday that he would have always returned to Manchester United had the chance arisen.
Transfer roundup: Man United eye La Liga contract rebel, Arsenal midfielder boost? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The transfer rumours continue to come in thick and fast despite the international break, with a host of leading Premier League clubs thought to be in the process of identifying targets before the January window.
France 2-0 Germany: Explosion heard at Stade de France from Paris attack - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The city of Paris saw several attacks on 13 November which left over 100 dead and several others injured on Friday evening. While a series of tragic events were unfolding, France had an international friendly football match scheduled against Germany at the Stade de France on Friday evening.
Video: Anthony Martial Provides Sublime Assist For Olivier Giroud - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
When Manchester United signed a 19-year-old teenager, who had just one full season under his belt, paying over£36m, eyebrows were raised. It was seen as a panic buy from United on the summer transfer deadline day.
Sporting world reacts to Paris attacks on Twitter - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Paris attacks, several dead, normal life disrupted, chaos, fear, a state of emergency. This was happening in the French capital on November 13, Friday as over 100 are feared dead due to the multiple attacks across Paris.
Crystal Palace to sell shareholding to New Jersey Devils owner Josh Harris - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Crystal Palace's excellent start to the current Premier League season could well be consolidated by an influx of cash from a new American investment group.
The Guardian have revealed that the Selhurst Park outfit are in negotiations with New Jersey Devils and Philadelphia 76ers owner Josh Harris, co-founder of Apollo Global Management, to sell a stake in the club.
Cristiano Ronaldo: Lionel Messi will win the Ballon D'Or - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo feels he is having "the best season of my career"but believes the Ballon d'Or award will go to Lionel Messi.
Ronaldo has enjoyed a phenomenalcampaign for Real Madrid during the 2014/15 season, where he scored 61 goals for Los Blancos, three more than Messi, and became the first player in Spanish footballhistory to reach the 50-goal-mark in five consecutive seasons.
Transfer roundup: Man United eye shock move, Arsenal enter striker race? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The international break is the perfect time for teams to identify potential new signings and if the latest rumblings in the European press are to be believed a host of Premier League clubs are eager to make moves.
Wenger and Arsenal get support from Jeremy Corbyn to win title - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal are considered as one of the favourites to win the Premier League during the 2015-16 season. They did not have a good start as the Gunners suffered a defeat at the hands of West Ham United at the Emirates.
Fabregas: Chelsea and Arsenal target likes Premier League a lot - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas is confident Pep Guardiola, the Bayern Munich manager, will coach in the Premier League.
Guardiola, who won three La Liga titles, two Champions League, UEFA Super Cup and the FIFA Club World Cup with Barcelona, has been a reported target ofseveral heavyweight Premier League clubs like Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester City.
2015 MLS Playoffs: Conference Finals Preview - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The 2015 MLS Playoffs are nearing the final few games as the conference semifinals have been completed. The previous eight teams in the competition have now been narrowed down to merely four, with two teams remaining in each conference.
What Arsene Wenger didn't say about doping in football - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsene Wenger's interview in L'Equipe has been widely quoted in the last 24 hours it's worth a full read but most people have focused on his comments on doping and the winning-at-all-costs mentality and how Wenger is against both.
Euro 2016 Kits Review - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
In less than two months' time thecomplete list of the participating teams for the Euro 2016 will be drawn. Up until now, 20 of the 24 participating teams are known, and here we take a close look at all the Euro 2016 kits known to date.
Italy Euro 2016 Home Kit - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
PUMA and the Italian national team have released the New PUMA Euro 2016 Italy Home Kit at an event in Florence, in time for itsdebut on pitch on Friday when ‘Gil Azzurri' play Belgium in a Friendly game.
The blue and white Italy Euro 2016 kit is inspired by Italy's glorious past success; the design is befitting of the great history of Italian football, along with a homage to Italian sartorial fashion.
Wayne Rooney slaps Wade Barrett at WWE RAW in Manchester (VIDEO) - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
WWE Raw came to Manchester on Monday 09 Nov 2015 where Wade Barrett insulted Wayne Rooney (who was in attendance) only to be knocked out by a single punch.
Manchester United skipper Wayne Rooney may have lost his aggressive instinct on the football pitch, but he is still good enough to knock down the 6ft 7in wrestler Wade Barrett to the floor with just a slap!
Arsenal News: Wenger Pleased With Leader Ozil - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
One Arsenal player who made a consistent impact in the north London derby was Mesut Ozil. The German midfielder played across the breadth of the pitch, and it was his diagonal ball that set up Kieran Gibbs' equalising goal in the second half.
Manchester United could bid for Ayoze Perez in January - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
When Newcastle United signed Ayoze Perez from Spanish Second Division club Tenerife for a measly £1.7m last summer, little did they know they were signing a hidden gem. In the past 16 months, the 22-year-old has become a regular in the Magpies' lineup, and his burgeoning progress has turned heads at Manchester United.
EPL Top 10 Shot Stoppers: Hart, De Gea Missing In List Of Surprise Names - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
In a surprising statistical revelation of the Premier League's most effective goalkeepers, both Joe Hart and David De Gea have missed out on the top ten. The Manchester City and Manchester United shot stoppers may be regarded as the best of the lot in the Premier League, but it is Stoke City's young goalkeeper Jack Butland who has made the most saves this season in the top flight.
Transfers Roundup: Manchester United target four wingers, Chelsea want Higuain? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Although the transfer window has been slammed shut for a couple of months, the rumours continue to come thick and fast as January approaches.
Today's rumblings in the press include three of the Premier League's most prestigious clubs tracking a Scandinavian sensation, Manchester United running the rule over four new wingers and Chelsea wanting a Diego Costa replacement.
Manchester United agree summer deal for Chelsea fan favourite - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United have agreed a deal to make Jose Mourinho their new club manager in the summer.
The Chelsea manager has been tipped to be sacked before the end of the season due to his side's abysmal start to the season and it seems that Mourinho will replace his mentor Louis Van Gaal at Old Trafford.
Bayern star Franck Ribery sues CNN over unauthorised cryotherapy death image - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Twitter is one of the most efficient social networking sites and are using an image while tweeting is one of the features of Twitter. Majority of the tweets from American television channel CNN's official Twitter account contains an image with a tweet.
Klopp "felt alone" what we learnt from Liverpool's first defeat under new manager - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Jurgen Klopp tasted his first defeat as Liverpool boss when Crystal Palace won1-2 at Anfield last night. The Eagles have been Liverpool's bogey team for a long time and if the Reds thought things would change under a new boss, Pardew and co.
What They Said: Mata on Man Utd victory, Klopp on Liverpool defeat - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United fans may not be too impressed with the style of football being implemented under Louis van Gaal, but, everything will be forgotten and instead the Dutchman will be worshipped should United win their first Premier League title in post-Ferguson era.
Three things we learnt from Chelsea's loss against Stoke City - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea lost to Stoke City in the Premier League in a fashion that has become all too familiar. The Blues, without Mourinho in the stadium, toiled hard to win, and later draw, but as has been the case for most of this season, they were deprived of it.
North London Derby reaction: Olivier Giroud proves once again why he won't win the title for Arsenal - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The North London derby on Sunday between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur was, to the neutral viewer, a real treat. The game was played at a very good pace throughout, and even though the home side weren't at their absolute best, Spurs produced a truly fantastic display.
LVG eyes improvement after West Brom win, reveals secret behind clean sheets - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Louis van Gaal claims Manchester United could have "played the ball more quickly" in their 2-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford on 7 November, Saturday. Jess Lingard scored his first league goal before Juan Mata converted the penalty late in the second half.
Brazilian Star: I would like to play for Chelsea - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Wolfsburg defender Dante has revealed his dream to play Chelsea. Speaking in a FIFA question-and-answer session on Saturday, the Brazilian defender has expressed his desire to play for a big club like Chelsea.
EPL Table Week 12: 2015 Premier League Round Up After Saturday Results - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United moved to just one point behind league leaders Manchester City (who face Aston Villa on Sunday) following their 2-0 victory over West Brom in the Premier League. Goals from Jesse Lingard and Juan Mata gave United their first domestic win since mid-October.
Arsenal Roundup: Derby Buzz, Wenger Reveals Key To Beating Tottenham - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Tomorrow's north London derby at the Emirates will be the 177th occasion of the on-pitch fireworks between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur. There is a certain kind of buzz associated with any local rivalry, and the north London derby is no different.
United without three players for West Brom clash, star midfielder doubtful - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United will be without the services of three players for the Premier League clash against West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford on Saturday. Louis van Gaal confirmed Morgan Schneiderlin was out due to illness and the midfielder trained with the first team today.
FanBet.com Review - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
What's the one thing that betting companies lack when considering both their new and seasoned members? While they've certainly enough odds and systems to make a camel's head spin, they all individually lack togetherness. What I mean by this is a way to pool knowledge and experience between bettors in order to collectively improve their chances of coming away with the cash.
Premier League Predictions For Week 12 - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
We progressto the Round12 ofthe Barclays Premier League and as usual we've some cracking games coming up this weekend to keep ourselves busy with. Pick of the games being the North London derby, where a resurgent Tottenham Hotspur looking to cause an upset at the Emirates.
Three things we learnt from Liverpool's win over Rubin Kazan - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool registered their first win in the Europa League as they defeated Rubin Kazan 0-1 on Thursday night. After three straight draws in the competition, Jordon Ibe's first professional goal for the Reds sealed the win for them.
United flop is Klopp's top January target to replace Liverpool's first team star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is reportedly not convinced with Simon Mignolet as his first choice keeper and the German boss wants to bring in a player who can replace him in the Reds' starting lineup.
Coach says forgotten United star ready for first-team challenge - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Nick Powell last featured for Manchester United in their 4-0 defeat to MK Dons in the second round of the Capital One Cup clash last season. Since the defeat to the lower league side, Powell has not made it to Louis van Gaal's squad.
Who is most at fault in the crisis at Chelsea? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea's victory in the Champions League last night came as a massive relief to everyone at the club. The Blues once again looked headed for a disappointing result at home, as Ukrainian outfit Dynamo Kiev equalised with less than 15 minutes to go.
What They Said: Mourinho and Wenger comments on UCL results - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
After Round 4 of the Champions League group stage games, the two London clubs find themselves in a contrasting position.
Chelsea struggling badly in the Premier League are close toqualifying to the knock out rounds followingtheir 2-1 win over Kiev, while Arsenal, the joint-topper in the league, are facing the scare of an early elimination from the competition after being outclassed5-1 by Bayern Munich.
Three things we learnt from Chelsea's win over Dynamo Kiev - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea eased the pressure on manager José Mourinho after a hard-fought but crucial Champions League victory over Dynamo Kiev at Stamford Bridge. Here are three things we learnt:
1. Williansaves Mourinho more embarrassment
When it looked like Jose Mourinho's misery is going to continue, the Brazilian scored a brilliant late goal and ensured both his coach as well as Begovic, who conceded a sloppy equalizer initially, were not left blushing.
Arsenal's European Hopes Hang By A Thread But Wenger, Mertesacker Upbeat - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
It was far from a happy evening for Arsenal. A 5–1 loss leaves the Gunners hanging by a thread in their bid to qualify from the group stages of this season's Champions League. In Arsene Wenger's time at the club, Arsenal have been knocked out in group play only twice.
Louis Van Gaal has asked Man United players to ignore the fans - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United forward Jesse Lingard has revealed that Louis Van Gaal asked the players to ignore the home fans during their match against CSKA.
Recently the team was booed off the pitch by the Old Trafford faithful and Van Gaal has apparently asked his players to be patient and ignore the opinion of the crowd in order to get a positive result.
Midfielder hopeful United can emulate Chelsea's last season form to achieve success - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United have sealed a 1-0 victory over CSKA Moscow in the midweek Champions League clash. The win saw them end their three match goalless run as Wayne Rooney's header in the second half helped Red Devils avoid a fourth consecutive 0-0 draw.
Klopp identifies Barcelona star as priority transfer target for Liverpool - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool are unbeaten in all competitions since Jurgen Klopp has taken over the reigns at Anfield. The German manager replaced Brendan Rodgers as the Reds' new manager last month after the English club endured a poor run under the guidance of the Northern Irishman.
2015 MLS Playoffs: Conference Semifinals - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The 2015 MLS playoffs are well under way, as 8 teams are going head to head in the conference semifinals. Each team in the conference semifinals will play two games, with one game being played at a team's home stadium and the other match being played at the opposing team's stadium.
Wenger Counting On Arsenal Discipline For Bayern Clash - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Last time when Arsenal played Bayern Munich, defensive discipline was the buzzword. The Gunners' 2–0 win over the German champions last month was, statistically at least, a very defensively disciplined performance; a clean sheet against the tournament top-scorers will be anything but.
Lahm: Arsenal star "most intelligent player" in Europe - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Germany's World Cup winning captain Philipp Lahm has paid the ultimate compliment to Arsenal superstar Mesut Ozil by saying the German playmaker is "probably the most intelligent player in Europe today.
Bayern prepared for 'long-ball Arsenal' - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal are generally perceived as a side that embodies a free-flowing and an attractive brand of approach to football. But, under Arsene Wenger, in recent years, Arsenal have also learnt to play and win ugly.
The Gunners are in a precarious situation at the moment.
Arsenal injury list grows as star becomes ninth casualty for Bayern clash - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed star defender Hector Bellerin has become the latest casualty after the defender is sidelined for the Champions League tie against Bayern Munich with a groin injury.
Five Under Performing Chelsea Players - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
It is really hard to pin point any particular reason for Chelsea's dramatic decline this season, as there are so many factors that have contributed to this state. The Blues are sitting uncomfortably 15th in the league table, and the top four finish is not guaranteed anymore.
Transfers Roundup: Manchester United target wants January transfer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The summer transfer window may be over but the rumour mill is omnipresent. Despite domestic leagues and European competitions in full flow there are lot to speculate as we anticipate the ‘fast approaching' January transfer window.
Can Arsenal Do The Double Over "Angry" Bayern? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Per Mertesacker has played 21 times against Bayern Munich in his long career thus far, more prominently as a Werder Bremen player, and unsurprisingly though, the big defender has been on the losing side 11 times.
Francis Coquelin is proving he's no one-hit wonder - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
When Francis Coquelin stormed onto the scene following an Arsenal injury crisis midway through the 2014-15 campaign, many fans and pundits alike assumed that the young Frenchman would be completely out of place and overrun by fellow Premier League caliber midfielders and forwards.
"Just like that" Chelsea lose grip on title - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
For those of you that saw the BBC Match of the Day interview with Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, will no doubt have witnessed the melt down of the "Special One" in front of the TV cameras. For many it signified the pressure that premier league managers are under whilst it also allowed us a glimpse into the mind of the somewhat eccentric Chelsea manager.
United handed injury boost for Champions League clash against CSKA Moscow - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United have handed a massive injury boost for the midweek Champions League clash against CSKA Moscow after Louis van Gaal confirmed defender Phil Jones is in contention to face the Russian side.
Arsenal Roundup: Wenger's Belief Rewarded, Giroud Proud Of Milestone - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
There was a sense of unfamiliarity about Arsenal's third goal against Swansea. Up until that point, there were six different Gunners who had scored in the league. Joel Campbell's first Premier League goal handed Arsenal their fifth straight win in the league, a period which can be described as clinical at best with 16 goals scored and only three conceded.
Ronaldo: I'm better than Messi - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo believes he's better than Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi and says that trophies do not have any impact in deciding who the best player in the world is at the moment.
Ronaldo, the Real Madrid's all time leading goal scorer, spoke to Spanish newspaper El Pais back in August the interview was withheld until now to promote his new documentary titled Ronaldo.
Report: Chelsea player would rather 'lose than win' under Mourinho - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Jose Mourinho could be sacked this season
Jose Mourinho said in his post-match interview after the 3-1 defeat to Liverpool that his players deserve more respect.
The Portuguese is always known to be a kind of manager who likes to protect his players from media criticisms, but this season, he himself has indulged in brutal criticism of some of his players forpoor performances.
Diego Costa escapes FA punishment - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Good news for the Chelsea fans. Diego Costa will not face any retrospective action from the Football Association for his clash with Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel during Chelsea's 3-1 defeat to Liverpool on Saturday.