World Round up – November 4th

World Round Up –  this week we shall start in Turkey where Fenerbache needed to come from a goal down to defeat Bursaspor to stay top of the league.

England – Arsenal beat, Liverpool, to go five points clear at the top. Jose Mourinho claims he needs to make ” 11 changes” following their defeat to Newcastle United. Manchester United scored three in the first 22 minutes at Craven Cottage to beat Fulham, whilst Asmir Begovic scored the quickest goal of the current season, in 13 seconds, and yes, he is a goalkeeper. Oh and Manchester put 7-0 past a Norwich City.

Italy – Roma dropped their first points of the season, drawing 1-1 at Torino. It gave both Juventus and Napoli the chance to close the gap. which they duly did.

Spain – Atletico kept pace with the Catalan giants, by winning 2-0 against Athletic Club. Real Madrid also won, beating Real Vallecano. Meanwhile Real Sociedad will enter the game with Manchester United full of confidence following a 5-0 victory over Osasuna.

Germany – Bayern Munich broke the league record for going unbeaten, it has been 36 games since they last tasted Bundesliga defeat. BVB demolished  VFB Stuttgart 6-1, a Leverkusen slipped to defeat at the hands of bottom club Braunschweig.

France – Monaco drop to third position following a loss to Lille, who have now jumped to second. PSG remain top, two points clear.

Portugal – A familar look to the Liga Sagres table, as Porto are top, with Sporting Lisbon second and Benfica third.

Argentina – Newell’s Old Boys have not won in 3 games now, but are still two points clear at the top of the Clausura.

Falcao couldn't prevent Monaco from losing their first game of the season

Falcao couldn’t prevent Monaco from losing their first game of the season

Brazil – Cruzeiro’s lead currently stands at 13 points and it looks increasingly likely that they will be crowned champions this season.

31st October – NEWZ as it happens

This afternoon’s headlines

Plenty of Chelsea news today.

Chelsea have signed Bertrand Traore after a trial with the club

De Bruyne has said he may well have to leave Chelsea in January to make certain his place in the Belgium World Cup squad

This morning’s headlines and round up

PSG are planning a move for Juan Mata of Chelsea

Southampton are apparently looking to bring in Victor Wanyama’s brother McDonald Mariga

Manchester City and Tottenham, just about made it through to the quarter finals of the Capital One Cup. Manchester City needed extra time to beat Newcastle, whilst Spurs required penalties to see of Hull City.

Gareth Bale was on the scoresheet, for Real Madrid, twice as they beat Sevilla 7-3, with Ronaldo bagging a hat-trick. Will we finally start to see the Bale we remember from Tottenham?

Bale scored twice for Real last night

Bale scored twice for Real last night

Weekend Round-Up – 21st October 2013

England – Arsenal maintained their lead at the top of the table after a 4-1 victory over Norwich. Samuel Eto’o scored his first goal for Chelsea as they overcame Cardiff to sit second in the Premier League. Manchester United failed to see off Southampton at Old Trafford, with it finishing 1-1 thanks to a late goal from Adam Lallana.

Spain – Barcelona failed to beat Osasuna, as the game finished 0-0. Goals from Ronaldo and Di Maria, saw Real over the line against Malaga. Atletico Madrid, dropped points as they succumbed to a 1-0 defeat, away at Espanyol.

Italy – Roma have opened a five point lead at the top of Serie A. They beat second placed Napoli, whilst Juventus lost 4-2 to Fiorentina. Roma have now won eight out of eight.

Germany – Bayern Munich came back from a goal down to beat Mainz 4-1. Dortmund recorded a 1-0 over Hannover. Leverkusen also won, meaning that the top three are now at least seven points clear of the chasing pack.

France – Goals from both Ibrahimovic and Cavani, meant PSG went top of the Ligue 1, at least until the Monaco game. However, Monaco threw away a two goal lead, to draw 2-2 with Sochaux.

Argentina – Top of the league Newell’s Old Boys lost to Rosario Central to halt their title challenge, they do however remain three points clear of San Lorenzo.

Brazil – Cruzeiro lose, but the rest of the top four fail to win, meaning not much has changed at the top of the table.

Japan – Yokohama remain top, whilst a Sanfreece loss means Urawa Red’s are now in second place.

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Roma have won eight in eight

                                             Roma have won eight in eight

Weekend Round-Up – October 7th

England – North London rivals both drop points in the title race. Spurs get ‘Hammered’ by West Ham, whilst West Brom hold Arsenal to a 1-1 draw. Manchester United recovered from being a goal down, to beat bottom side Sunderland 2-1. Adnan Januzaj scored both goals on his full debut in the Premier League.

Germany – The Bundesliga saw some upsets this past weekend. Firstly Borussia Dortmund fell at Borussia Moenchengladbach whilst Entracht Braunschweig finally won their first game in the league with am impressive 2-0 over Wolfsburg. Champions Bayern recorded a 1-1 with Bayer Leverkusen.

Spain – Two very late goals for Real Madrid saw them turn a 2-1 defeat into a 3-2 victory. Morata and Ronaldo scored the late decisive goals. Barcelona easily dispatched of Valladolid 4-1. Whilst Atletico Madrid made it 8 out of 8 wins, to remain joint top with Barca.

Italy – Three first half goals, including two from Francesco Totti, saw Roma canter to a victory in the Giuseppe Meazza, against an Inter side, unreconziable to the one that won the Champions League just three years ago. Napoli and Juventus remained two point behind the league leaders.

France – Monaco and PSG both won their respective games 2-1 to maintain their lead at the top of Ligue 1. Valenciennes are currently bottom of the league,

Portugal – Porto are currently two points in front of Sporting Lisbon. Benfica are a further five points behind.

Argentina – Newell’s Old Boys remain top of the Clausura, with San Lorenzo in second and Boca Juniors in third

Brazil – Cruzeiro kept to winning way, beating Nautico 4-1. Gremio and Atletico Paranaense sit second and third respectively.

Japan – Sanfreece Hiroshima and Yokohama F Marinos sit joint top of J1. Omiya Ardija lost again, going down to third place Urawa Red Diamonds 4-1.

Omiya, who were top at the mid point break, have won just once in 13 League games and find themselves sitting 10th

Omiya, who were top at the mid point break, have won just once in 13 League games and find themselves sitting 10th