Chelsea may have been without top scorer Diego Costa but the result was never really in doubt following Oscar's brilliant free-kick to open the scoring against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park yesterday.
Cesc Fabregas added a second before Campbell pulled one back late on with both teams ending with ten men!
Ronaldinho currently playing his football with Mexican top flight side Queretaro scored his second goal in three games with a brilliant free-kick in injury-time last night however it was only a consolation goal as Atlas won 2-0. Not bad for a 34 year old?
Phil Jagielka scored the goal of the game in injury time to snatch a 1-1 draw for Everton at Anfield today but lets not forget Steven Gerrard struck a wonderful free-kick for the opener on 65 minutes getting it up and over the wall given inspirational US keeper Tim Howard no chance of pulling off any more heroics.
Alexis Sanchez opened the scoring at the Emirates tonight with an unbelievable free-kick after just 13 minutes in their Capital One Cup tie with Southampton.
However Ronald Koeman's men hit back knocking the hosts out on a scoreline of 2-1 to make it five wins on the bounce for the Saints not bad for a team who had their squad all most depleted from last season if you were to go by the very astute new coach!
Leeds United came from behind last night to beat Bournemouth 3-1 last night with on-loan Catania defender Giuseppe Bellusci scoring a brilliant free-kick to put the visitors in front, which could see the 25 year old getting a permanent move to Elland Road unlike what we thought after being sent-off and giving away a penalty on his debut!
Captain Neymar made his first appearance since that dreadful back fracture during the World Cup and Brazil's now favourite Son didn't disappoint as he marked his return with an incredible free-kick winner that only a select few players can actually produce on a timely basis as Brazil beat Colombia in last nights International friendly.
Another Southampton youngster to keep an eye on for the future is England's James Ward-Prowse scored a brilliant free-kick against Brazil tonight in their Toulon Tournament clash which the holders Brazil won 2-1.
Lionel Messi is no stranger to this site and either are his free-kicks but this was just sublime as his free-kick curls inward about two foot to creep in past the post and the unfortunate Almeria keeper as Barcelona kept the pressure on Real Madrid at the top of LA Liga.
Goal dos Santos Real Madrid 3-2 Villarreal... by Bein2014
He seems to be around a lot longer than his 24 years suggest, but nevertheless despite being a flop at Tottenham Giovani Dos Santos has been showing signs of what Tottenham paid Barcelona Â£6m for in 2008, with this stunning free-kick against Real Madrid even if it was just a consolation goal.
Chelsea began life without Juan Mata today and instantly should why he spent most of the time on the bench with Oscar and Hazard ripping through the Stoke defence at will before Oscar scored this stunning free-kick to give Chelsea a 1-0 half-time lead at the Bridge.
Nuri Sahin didn't make it with Liverpool but since his return to Borussia Dortmund via Real Madrid on-loan the Turkish attacking midfielder has bee a revelation and showed his unique quality with from a dead ball situation with this brilliant free-kick in Dortmund's 2-2 draw with Augsburg yesterday.
Alexandro Del Piero's Season has gone from bad to worse and here's the evidence!
Last week Sydney FC's Marquee player suffered the indignity of been substituted in the Sydney derby and his effort of a free-kick against the Central Coast Mariners summed up his season and his contribution to the game as a whole!
Gareth Bale adds to Ronaldo's stunning opener with a brilliant up and under free-kick against Real Betis in which the keeper didn't even move. The more surprising thing about it is Ronaldo wasn't behind the strike.
Tottenham vs Chelsea 1:1 John Terry by footballdaily1 Chelsea captain John Terry headed in his side's equaliser against Spurs. The centre-back got his head on the end of half-time substitute Juan Mata's beautifully delivered free-kick.
http://youtu.be/QGDusbmCoew?t=3m35s Liverpool defender Andre Wisdom was shown a red card while captaining England Under-21s last night. The Reds right-back kicked out at a Finnish opponent right in front of the referee with 16 minutes remaining in last night's 1-1 draw. A free-kick had already been awarded against Wisdom when showing that his surname might [.
Chelsea continued their winning start under Jose Mourinho with victory over Aston Villa in a spiky encounter. The Blues took an early lead when Villa's Antonio Luna was unfortunate to deflect Eden Hazard's effort in to his own net. The Spanish defender had scored a debut goal against Arsenal on Saturday, but scored at the [.
Manuel Pellegrini got off to a winning start as Manchester City manager with a 4-0 victory over Newcastle that took his side straight to the top of the table. City totally outclassed the Magpies, even before Steven Taylor had been sent-off for a forearm swipe across Sergio Aguero's head. David Silva gave City the lead [.
Real Madrid triumphed over former boss Jose Mourinho in the their reunion in the International Champions Cup final. The Spaniards took the lead when Marcelo slotted into the net. But Chelsea were back in the game when Ramires raced through and dinked the ball delightfully over Iker Casillas. It was then all about Cristiano Ronaldo.
An 11-year-old Bournemouth fan had his arm broken by a Cristiano Ronaldo free-kick during last weekend's pre-season friendly against Real Madrid. The Portuguese superstar fired his set-piece against Charlie Silverwood arm, breaking it in two places. The schoolboy waited until the final whistle before heading to hospital where he needed an operation.
England under-21s picked up a comfortable 4-0 win over nine-man Austria under-21s at Brighton's Amex Stadium last night. Liverpool midfielder Jonjo Shelvey opened the scoring with a low free-kick from the edge of the box. A penalty from Josh McEachran and goals from Marvin Sordell and Connor Wickham completed the scoring.
As part of his ambassadorial trip to China, David Beckham illustrated why he recommends taking free-kicks in football boots rather than formal shoes. The PSG player fell over as he attempted to demonstrate his legendary prowess with a dead ball.
Now that everybody has stopped talking about Jonjo Shelvey, this GIF from Monday night's clash between Swansea and Liverpool has had time to surface. It shows Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho trying to get past Swansea defender Ashley Williams. The centre-back gets a flick on the ball but his leg is left dangling awkwardly in front of [.
After failing to beat Hull keeper Allan McGregor from the penalty spot earlier in the match, Frank Lampard decided to beat him from 30 yards instead. This dipping free-kick gave Chelsea a 2-0 lead in their first Premier League game of the season.
England under 21s suffered defeat in their opening European Championship match against Italy. On paper, it looked like the toughest match of the group for Stuart Pearce's side, and they were unable to get anything out of the game. A 79th minute free-kick from Napoli's Lorenzo Insigne was enough to secure victory for the Italians.
David Luiz scored a late winner with the last kick of the Europa League semi-final between Chelsea and Basel. The Brazilian fired a powerful sidefooted free-kick past goalkeeper Yann Sommer, who is likely to be pretty disappointed with his attempts to make a save. Julio Cesar will be pleased!
Sunderland midfielder Sebastian Larsson nearly scored the best own goal of all time during yesterday's victory over Everton. The Sweden international unleashed an overhit 45-yard backpass that very nearly lobbed goalkeeper Simon Mignolet. Mignolet was forced into emergency action and had to catch the ball before it sailed over his head and into the net.
Adel Taarabt is never usually too far away from controversy. QPR fans have to watch his fleeting moments of sheer brilliance sprinkled amid a lot of frustrating and baffling displays. But he can rarely have been quite as frustrating is in the closing stages of yesterday's 1-1 draw with relegation rivals Wigan.
Pop band One Direction appear to be making plans for careers in football when the bubble bursts on their music careers. After recently training with Newcastle, the group have now taken part in a Real Madrid training session. Jose Mourinho handed out personalised shirts to the lads, before they lined up in a wall to [.
Following the news that David Beckham is to hang up his boots at the end of the season, OTP explores some of the standout moments of the ex-England captain's career. 1. The free-kick against Greece Having already ran around like a man possessed to play Greece almost by himself for most of the match, Becks [.
Leighton Baines says he scored his stunning free-kick double against West Ham in response to being left out of Leon Osman's fantasy football. Osman dropped his Everton team-mate after claiming that he wasn't bringing in enough points this season. Baines vowed that was about to change and he wasn't wrong.
1. The battle for fourth is hotting up after Tottenham's draw with Everton. It looks like that and one relegation place is what we'll all be talking about on the last day of the season. 2. Harry Redknapp has been saying for weeks that Bobby Zamora would kickstart QPR's relegation fight. We're not sure that's [.