Arteta frustrated after Palace draw

Mikel Arteta admitted he was frustrated with Arsenal’s performance in their 2-2 draw at Emirates on Monday night. Despite taking an early lead through Aubameyang, the Gunners had to thank Lacazette for a stoppage time equaliser to earn a point after Crystal Palace scored twice in the second-half. Crystal Palace looked certain to hand ArsenalContinue reading “Arteta frustrated after Palace draw”

Arteta uncertain on Xhaka’s return

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta admitted he wasn’t sure on Granit Xhaka’s return after the midfielder injured his knee in the North London derby win against Tottenham in September. Although the Switzerland international doesn’t need a surgery, he is expected to miss at least three months of action. Speaking on Xhaka’s return Arteta said “Granit isContinue reading “Arteta uncertain on Xhaka’s return”

Nuno bemoans Tottenham’s lack of creativity

Tottenham manager Nuno Espirito Santo has bemoaned Tottenham’s lack of creativity and intent after their 0-3 defeat to Crystal Palace. Spurs had Tanganga sent off in the second half for a second yellow as Nuno’s men crumbled under pressure to lose their hundred percent win record ahead of the London derbies against Chelsea and Arsenal.Continue reading “Nuno bemoans Tottenham’s lack of creativity”

Ziyech and Kante to miss Crystal Palace game

Chelsea Head Coach Thomas Tuchel has confirmed Hakim Ziyech will miss the season opener against Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge after injuring his shoulder in the UEFA Super Cup win against Villarreal on Wednesday. The German also revealed Kante might miss the game due to a small niggle the France international picked up while captainingContinue reading “Ziyech and Kante to miss Crystal Palace game”

Crystal Palace appoint Patrick Vieira as their manager

Former Arsenal captain and France international Patrick Vieira has signed a three year deal at Selhurst Park to become the new Crystal Palace manager. Vieira, who was sacked by Nice in December was selected as the manager after the breakdown of talks between Nuno Espirito Santo, who went on to be appointed as the SpursContinue reading “Crystal Palace appoint Patrick Vieira as their manager”

Jurgen Klopp takes a swipe at Man City

Jurgen Klopp has claimed Manchester City wouldn’t have won the title had they faced the injury crisis as Liverpool did. Having lost Virgil Van-Dijk early in the season, Liverpool’s centre-back crisis deepened after Joe Gomez and Joel Matip suffered season ending injuries. Speaking to reporters ahead of their crucial game against Crystal Palace, Jurgen KloppContinue reading “Jurgen Klopp takes a swipe at Man City”

Guardiola praises Aguero, as Man City close in on title

Manchester City claimed their 19th away win as they defeated Crystal Palace 2-0 to close in on the title. A win against Chelsea next week, or a defeat for Manchester United against Liverpool tomorrow will ensure City win the Premier League this season. Pep Guardiola praised City’s all time leading goalscorer Aguero, who opened theContinue reading “Guardiola praises Aguero, as Man City close in on title”

Havertz and Pulisic shine in Chelsea’s win against Crystal Palace

Kai Havertz and Christian Pulisic starred in Chelsea’s 4-1 win against Crystal Palace to take the Blues back into fourth position in the table, two points behind third-placed Leicester City. The Blues were in complete control of the game as they scored three goals in the first 30 minutes of the game to effectively putContinue reading “Havertz and Pulisic shine in Chelsea’s win against Crystal Palace”

Tuchel backs Werner and Havertz amidst striker selection

Chelsea Head Coach Thomas Tuchel has backed German duo of Timo Werner and Kai Havertz despite their struggles in recent games. Havertz was again deployed as a false 9 in their midweek Champions League quarterfinal first leg against FC Porto, while Werner played on the left. Tammy Abraham, who was Chelsea’s top scorer last season,Continue reading “Tuchel backs Werner and Havertz amidst striker selection”

Crystal Palace vs Man United – Injuries and team news

Manchester United will try to return to winning ways against Crystal Palace on Wednesday after playing out a goalless draw against Chelsea. The Red Devils are twelve points behind table toppers Manchester City, and have failed to score in their last two games across all competitions. Speaking ahead of the game, both managers provided updatesContinue reading “Crystal Palace vs Man United – Injuries and team news”