Alternative Premier League table after 12 matches, based on expected goals

Posted by - November 12, 2018

REALITY? This is how stats experts think the Premier League table SHOULD look, after 12 matches Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said he ‘doesn’t go for stats’ following his side’s 3-1 derby defeat to Man City on Sunday. It’s probably a good thing too as all the numbers point to a below-par season for the

Champions League: Manchester United Stuns Juventus With 2 Late Goals

Posted by - November 7, 2018

Two late goals gave Manchester United a surprising 2-1 Champions League victory at Juventus on Wednesday despite Cristiano Ronaldo’s scoring a stunning opener against his former club. Juan Mata tied the score with a free kick in the 86th minute and Alex Sandro put in an own goal in the final minute of regulation time

Carli Lloyd Scores Three Goals as U.S. Takes Aim at World Cup

Posted by - October 8, 2018

CARY, N.C. — The United States used a radically different lineup but had another dominating result. Carli Lloyd scored three goals to fuel a 5-0 victory over Panama on Sunday in the group stage of the Concacaf World Cup qualifying tournament. Christen Press added a goal and two assists for the Americans, who led by

Late Goals Save Liverpool and Sink Tottenham in Champions League

Posted by - September 19, 2018

Liverpool threw away a two-goal lead at Anfield on Tuesday but rallied for a 3-2 victory against visiting Paris St.-Germain through an injury-time winner from the substitute Roberto Firmino in the night’s marquee Champions League showdown. Firmino, who was not in the starting lineup after scratching his eye in Saturday’s Premier League victory at Tottenham,

Two Goals, Two Reds and One Tie for Red Bulls and N.Y.C.F.C.

Posted by - August 22, 2018

N.Y.C.F.C. 1, Red Bulls 1 Eloi Amagat, left, was given the first of N.Y.C.F.C.’s two red cards on Wednesday night.CreditSteve Luciano/Associated Press In the four years of the Hudson River Derby, the often-chippy Major League Soccer rivalry between the Red Bulls and New York City F.C., a few themes have emerged. The Red Bulls’ Bradley

Ex-Manchester United and Tottenham striker Dimitar Berbatov’s funny commentary of Monaco goals

Posted by - August 21, 2018

RIVALRY NEVER DIES The Bulgarian forward reflected on a goal he scored in the Champions League against the Gunners Former Manchester United and Tottenham forward Dimitar Berbatov clearly enjoyed scoring against rivals Arsenal. The 37-year-old is currently without a club after leaving Kerala Blasters at the end of last season and has been spending some

For Russia, Five Goals and One Big Sigh of Relief

Posted by - June 24, 2018

MOSCOW — Alone among the thousands, Aleksandr Golovin stood still. On the field, his Russian teammates were careering toward him. On the sideline, his coaches were bouncing and ricocheting around. In the stands, his fans, longstanding and newly acquired, had their arms aloft, punching the air, fluttering flags and flickering golden stars. In the executive