Will Cech injury mean an early Chelsea return for Courtois? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Standing at the opposite end of the pitch, Thibaut Courtois will probably not have had a particularly good view of the injury sustained by Chelsea's Peter Cech early in the Champions League semi-final at the Vicente Calderon stadium last night.
Manchester United player ratings vs Bayern Carrick poor, Welbeck determined - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Bayern Munich bore the look of a sleeping bear, waiting to be poked. They had been unusually flat but characteristically superior in possession, but after Evra's stunning effort, beating Manuel Neuer with a flying strike, Bayern immediately upgraded.
Five Observations from Chelsea's 3-0 victory over Stoke City - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Mourinho claimed Chelsea's title challenge was over following needless defeats at Aston Villa and Crystal Palace, but a performance of speed, purpose and quality reignited fading hopes as the Blues returned to the Premier League summit, crowned with goals from Mohamed Salah, Frank Lampard and a beauty from Willian.
Chelsea: Three dismissals won't derail title challenge - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Visiting Villa Park has never been one of Jose Mourinho's most productive activities, and on Saturday, the truth of that was illustrated once again.
Not only did the Birmingham club become only the third Premier League team to beat Mourinho's Chelsea more than once, the defeat also saw Keith Foy issue three red cards to the Blues, including one to the Chelsea manager himself.
Liverpool: Did Luis Suarez ever want to go to Arsenal? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Back in the summer, Arsenal were the subject of ridicule following the infamous Â£40m + Â£1 offer made for Liverpool's Luis Suarez. Arsenal were clearly under the impression that any bid exceeding the Â£40m mark would be enough to trigger a release clause in Suarez's contract, and set the transfer wheels in motion.
'Footbe': Statistical football betting made easy - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The world of footballing betting is wide and expansive; hard work for the seasoned pro, and a daunting abyss for beginners. Wouldn't it be great if all your football betting needs were catered for by one, all-encompassing app?
Revenge Accomplished Resilient Arsenal see off Liverpool in Style - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Yesterday's pulsating FA Cup tie between Arsenal and Liverpool saw the Gunners take revenge for their humiliating reverse at Anfield recently. Although the game was certainly not as one-sided as the previous encounter, Arsene Wenger will draw no little satisfaction from it.
Manchester United's revenue up, but their league position is down. Which is more important to the Glaziers? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United have reported an increase in revenues of some 11.6% for the second quarter of the club's financial year. Despite United declaring that its income had been boosted by strong growth in commercial and broadcasting sales however, fans will not be too impressed by the data as the Reds remain in an unimpressive mid table position and in serious danger of missing out on Champions' League football for next season.
After taking a beating at Real Madrid, what now for Atletico? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The midweek Copa del Rey beating that Atletico Madrid suffered at the hands of their city rivals in the Bernabeu was probably the first real jolt that they have had in a season that sees them sitting three points clear at the top of La Liga, ahead of both Barcelona and Real Madrid.
Chelsea's deficiencies should not be masked by West Ham's resilience - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The frustrating 0-0 draw against West Ham will surely have cemented in Jose Mourinho's mind, the simple fact that all Blues' fans have been aware of since the season got under way. That is, despite having an immensely creative three midfield players, without a regular goal-scoring striker, any challenge for a major trophy is going to be compromised.
PHOTO: Chelsea Three Special Moments of 2013 - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea football club is an ever changing beast, chock full of some of the most enigmatic, controversial figures in the world game, and in true fashion, the year 2013 heralded an abundance of unique events that served to either elate or devastate the Blues faithful.
Liverpool vs Cardiff: Preview, Team News, Likely Line-Up & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Liverpool will take on Cardiff City at Anfield on Saturday lunch time in the Premier League where the Reds can go to the top should they earn full three points.
It will be the last match of the year at Anfield and with tough games â€“ away trips to Manchester City and Chelsea â€“ coming on their way during the busy festive period, Brendan Rodgers will be hoping for yet another home victory.
How Much Pressure Are West Brom Really Under? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Since beating Manchester United at Old Trafford, West Bromwich Albion have only picked up one win in nine games, slipping to 15th in the process, two points above the relegation zone. Fans are beginning to worry whether their side will be dragged into another relegation dog fight after so many in the past, but how much danger are The Baggies really in?
Southampton vs Man City: Preview, Team News, Likely Line-Up & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Southampton suffered their fourth defeat in the midweek, when they lost 2-3 at the hands of Aston Villa. It was incidentally their first defeat at home but most worryingly, it was their third consecutive defeat in the Premier League.
Five Arsenal Players Who Are Leading The Gunners to Glory - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Life has not been easy for the Gunners faithful this past decade. Bitter discontent and perennial frustration have been ever-present; with the years since Arsenal won a piece of silverware continuing to increase.
Manchester United vs Newcastle: Preview, Team News, Likely Line-Up & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Pressure is mounting on the shoulders of David Moyes. After 14 games in the Premier League, the Red Devils find themselves in an awkward position â€“ 9th in the league table, 12 points behind league leaders Arsenal.
Manchester United vs Everton: Preview, Team News, Likely Line-Up & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
This must be a very special occasion for David Moyes much more than just a battle for a three pointer. Manchester United will take on Everton at the Old Trafford on Wednesday, where for the first time Moyes will face his old club, since he left Goodison Park in the summer.
Tottenham vs Manchester United: Preview, Team News, Likely Line-Up and Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Tottenham Hotspur will take on Manchester United on Sunday in the Premier League at the White Hart Lane where Spurs manager Andre Villas-Boas will be looking to bounce back strongly in the league, following their 6-0 humiliating defeat at the hands of Manchester City last weekend.
Bayer Leverkusen vs Man Utd Preview: Team News, Likely Line-up & Prediction - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Manchester United will face Bundesliga outfit Bayer Leverkusen in the Champions League Match Day 5, Group A tie at the Bay Arena on Wednesday where a victory for the visitors will guarantee a spot in the next round of this competition.
Admiring managers watch another Terry 'tour de force' performance! - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Under the guise of at least two â€“ if not three â€“ admiring managers, John terry turned in another performance of organisation, grit and determination last night against Galatasaray. He did of course err to allow the Turkish champions a second-half equaliser, but that to one side, he must have impressed each of those managers.
Is Moyes's tactical approach to blame for United's poor performances? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
As if the result against Fulham on Sunday wasn't galling enough for Manchester United supporters, hearing the opposition manager and a novice opponent voicing the same criticism that many of them have been hurling at manager David Moyes for most of the season, really is rubbing salt into very open wounds.
No 'parking the bus' at City for Chelsea's first class coach! - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The Manchester City juggernaut was brought to a shuddeing halt last night as Chelsea ripped up the Eastland's club 100% home league record. Many had seen this game as a clash between the maverick goal-getters of City and the pragmatic approach of Jose Mourinho's Chelsea.
Injury to Lukaku could derail Everton's season - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Just when everything was looking rosy in Roberto Martinez's Everton garden, the capricious fates of football take a hand. As if losing the Merseyside derby wasn't bad enough, an injury to on-loan Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku may mean that the Chelsea player may have kicked his last ball for the Toffees.
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As we are all well aware, Tottenham games can be extremely volatile. Although we tend to come from behind under Andre Villas Boas, there have also been instances during this campaign when Spurs have thrown a lead away. As a fan, this is frustrating enough, but from a betting perspective, it can also be very costly indeed.
I didn't expect us to get anything at the Etihad yesterday. I would have been reasonably satisfied with a spirited one or two nil defeat but after thirty seconds, the writing was very much on the wall. A disastrous clearance from the usually reliable Hugo Lloris gave Jesus Navas an opportunity which he converted via a sublime chip.