UEFA will face questions over its enforcement of ground closures after a number of CSKA Moscow supporters appeared to gain entry to their side's UEFA Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Khimki Arena.
The Group E match, which ended in a 2-2 draw, was officially played behind closed doors after the European governing body punished the Russian club for repeated racist offences by their fans.
The UEFA Champions League returns with eight matches that will be shown live across US television and Internet starting off with CSKA Moscow playing behind closed-doors versus Manchester City.
Forviewersin theUnited States, the games will be shown across several channels. In addition to ESPN sublicensing some of the games from FOX, you can also follow the games onFOX Soccer Plus's MultiMatch 90service.
We have heard complaints for years that Arsenal have had an unfair advantage when it comes to the Champions League draw at the start of each season. But that is no longer going to be the case as UEFA have changed the seeding system and from next year the top pot will consist of the [...]
Sergio Aguero is fast off the ball and perhaps even quicker with it at his feet. He skips by defenders in and around the 18-yard box weekly and evades them to find the two inches of space he needs to punish the opponent with a sublime finish. If he doesn't get off a shot, he'll get fouled to draw a free kick, which could be finished by any of the world-class players on the Manchester City roster.
The memories of last season's 6-0 defeat at Manchester City are hard to erase. The goals themselves, one conceded after 13 seconds, were bad enough but it was the manner of the capitulation that can still bring out a cold sweat in the middle of the night. In particular an image revealed by the TV of four or five Spurs players otherwise engaged as the whistle blew.
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Still haunted by the memories of the 11 goals they shipped against Manchester City in the Premier League last season, there will have been a fair amount of trepidation in the Tottenham Hotspurcoach as it made it's way to the Etihad stadium.
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Video Sergio Aguero goals vs Tottenham- Man City vs Spurs 4-1 Highlights 2014 is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter Sergio Aguero scored four, including two from the penalty spot, as Spurs lose 4-1 to Manchester City on October 17th, 2014.
With Manchester City already five points adrift of leaders Chelsea, Manuel Pellegrini will have to ensure there's no complacency about his team tomorrow having beaten the visitors last year 6-0 away from home, while Mauricio Pochettino will have his players well up for revenge we would suspect?
Premier League Gameweek 8: Five Things To Watch Out For - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
After a two-week international break, the Premier League is finally back. The most competitive league in the world returns with some extremely intriguing match-ups and storylines following what has been an eventful week despite the hiatus for the clubs.
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Normally, when we talk about underrated players, we either refer to full-backs or defensive midfielders. In slightly more rarer cases, the goalkeepers or the centre-halves may get a mention. Centre-forwards, on the other hand, are hardly discussed, because afterall, the goalscorers get all the credit they deserve, and more.
Here's today's TV schedule for viewers/readers in the United States:
Manchester Cityvs Spurs, 7:45am, NBCSN and mun2and NBC Sports Live Extra; Arlo White & Lee Dixon Crystal Palacevs Chelsea, 10am, NBCSN & NBC Sports Live Extra; Gary Taphouse & Tony Gale Arsenal vs Hull, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra andselect movie theaters; Tony Jones & Davie Provan Burnley vs West Ham, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra; Joe Speight & Alan Curbishley Everton vs Aston Villa, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra; Gary Weaver & Barry Horne Newcastle vs Leicester, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra; David Stowell & Ray Houghton Southamptonvs Sunderland, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra; Jim Proudfoot & Brian Little
UEFA may order clubs to allow only women and children into European matches as punishment for racist behavior by fans after deciding to take no action against CSKA Moscow for apparently having fans inside the closed stadium against Manchester City.
Some 200 to 300 people supporting CSKA were inside the stadium on Tuesday night but UEFA is satisfied the rules were followed.