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  • Five talking points from the weekend's Premier League

    Five talking points from the weekend's Premier League

    Liverpool made it six wins out of six and with Chelsea held to a draw at West Ham United, moved two points clear at the top. Manchester City, who romped to a 5-0 win at Cardiff, are level with Chelsea on 16 points. Manchester United were held to a...

  • Watch: Five talking points from the weekend's La Liga matches

    Watch: Five talking points from the weekend's La Liga matches

    Barcelona's 100 per cent start to the season was ended by Catalonian neighbours Girona, who picked up a draw at the Nou Camp, allowing Real Madrid to take advantage with a victory over Espanyol. Here are five talking points from this weekend's La...

  • Watch: Juventus maintain perfect start

    Watch: Juventus maintain perfect start

    Cristiano Ronaldo’s late goal helped Juventus to maintain their perfect start to the Serie A season with a hard-fought 2-0 victory away to Frosinone on Sunday, while Roma suffered a shock 2-0 defeat in Bologna. Massimiliano Allegri’s Juventus,...

  • Late goals sink 10-man Floriana

    Late goals sink 10-man Floriana

    BIRKIRKARA        2 Andjelkovic 87 Grech 90 FLORIANA            0 Birkirkara earned a hard-fought victory over 10-man Floriana with two late goals. Mislav Andelkovic scored a stunning goal three minutes from time before substitute Jake Grech added...

  • Gżira beat Hibs to go top

    Gżira beat Hibs to go top

    GŻIRA UNITED          3 Radojevic 9og Samb 30 Barbosa 66 HIBERNIANS             2 Fonseca 28, 69 Gżira United beat Hibernians by the odd goal in five to go one point clear at the top of the Premier League standings. The Maroon’s kick-start came in...

  • Watch: Lacazette, Aubameyang help Arsenal edge past Everton

    Watch: Lacazette, Aubameyang help Arsenal edge past Everton

    Arsenal broke down a determined Everton defence to win 2-0 on Sunday, with Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scoring two second-half goals in two minutes to give the Gunners their fourth straight Premier League win. The win -...

  • Chelsea drop first points at West Ham

    Chelsea drop first points at West Ham

    Chelsea lost their 100 percent Premier League record when London rivals West Ham United held them to a 0-0 draw on Sunday. Needing a two-goal win to depose Liverpool at the top of the table, Chelsea struggled to make clear chances despite having...

  • More VAR drama as Inter snatch dramatic win at Sampdoria

    More VAR drama as Inter snatch dramatic win at Sampdoria

    Inter provided plenty of late drama as Marcelo Brozovic’s last-gasp goal earned them a 1-0 victory at Sampdoria in a game featuring a number of VAR controversies. Inter struck two goals in the last five minutes to beat Tottenham Hotspur in the...

  • Asensio's strike sinks Espanyol

    Asensio's strike sinks Espanyol

    Marco Asensio's strike earned Real Madrid a 1-0 win over dogged Espanyol to send them provisionally top of La Liga on Saturday. Julen Lopetegui's side were tested by the visitors at the Santiago Bernabeu, with Borja Iglesias hitting the crossbar,...

  • Ħamrun succumb to first defeat

    Ħamrun succumb to first defeat

    TARXIEN               2 Aquilina 33 Paolucci 85 HAMRUN             1 Ganci 44 pen. Tarxien handed Ħamrun Spartans their first defeat of the season in a hard-fought encounter at the Tedesco Stadium. After some early unproductive foraging mainly...

  • Sliema return to winning ways

    Sliema return to winning ways

    ST ANDREWS                 0 SLIEMA WANDERERS      2 Farrugia 45 Jefferson 48 Two beautiful goals on either side of half-time were enough for Buttigieg’s Sliema to lower opponents, St Andrews’ colours. The match was suspended nine minutes into the...

  • Watch: Liverpool and Man. City stroll

    Watch: Liverpool and Man. City stroll

    Liverpool maintained their finest start to any season, earning a sixth straight Premier League win 3-0 over Southampton as Manchester City returned to form with a dazzling 5-0 win at Cardiff City on Saturday. On a day when Manchester United...

  • James on target as Bayern ease past Schalke

    James on target as Bayern ease past Schalke

    Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich eased past Schalke 04 2-0 on Saturday to make it four wins out of four league matches for the champions while their opponents languish bottom of the standings. Goals from James Rodriguez and a second-half Robert...

  • Watch: Ferguson returns to Old Trafford for first time since operation

    Watch: Ferguson returns to Old Trafford for first time since operation

    Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson returned to Old Trafford for the first time since having brain surgery, receiving a warm welcome as he attended Saturday's Premier League game against Wolverhampton Wanderers. Smiling and waving to...

  • Watch: Mitrovic strikes as Fulham hold Watford

    Watch: Mitrovic strikes as Fulham hold Watford

    Fulham's Aleksandar Mitrovic hit the target again as they came from behind to earn a 1-1 home Premier League draw against a Watford side left cursing too many missed first-half chances at Craven Cottage on Saturday. Watford's best start to a...

  • Balzan lower Mosta’s colours to go top

    Balzan lower Mosta’s colours to go top

    BALZAN                        3 Alves 13, 35 Ljubomirac 48 MOSTA 1 Farrugia 16 Balzan lowered Mosta’s colours to go top of the Premier League standings. Balzan didn’t have to wait long for their early pressure to pay dividends. Not more than 13...

  • Rampant Valletta crush Qormi

    Rampant Valletta crush Qormi

    Valletta showed all their scoring prowess as they brushed aside Qormi 6-0 in a one-sided encounter at the National Stadium. The Malta champions took just 14 minutes to break the stalemate when Bojan Kaljevic was at the end of Miguel Alba’s cross...

  • Senglea save point at death

    Senglea save point at death

    PIETA HOTSPURS              1 Chimezie 16 SENGLEA ATHLETIC           1 Salvati 82 The first encounter at the Tedesco Stadium featured a sting in the tail as Senglea, under the new coach Vincenzo Potenza, stuck a late equaliser to gain a point from...

  • Spanish federation delays approval of Girona-Barca in Miami

    Spanish federation delays approval of Girona-Barca in Miami

    La Liga's plans to move Girona's fixture with Barcelona on Jan. 26 to Miami hang in the balance after the Spanish soccer federation (RFEF) declined to authorise the move until it received more information on the game. "We have received a letter...

  • United to be without five players for Wolves match

    United to be without five players for Wolves match

    Manchester United will be missing five players for Saturday's Premier League home game against Wolverhampton Wanderers, with Diogo Dalot to be rested, Marcos Rojo and Ander Herrera not fully fit and Nemanja Matic and Marcus Rashford...