Soccer

Barca target Clasico bounceback on Suarez’s home debut

Friday, 31 October 2014.

MADRID: Luis Suarez will make his competitive home debut as La Liga leaders Barcelona look to put the disappointment of their defeat to Real Madrid last weekend behind them against Celta Vigo on Saturday.

PSG bid to crank up pressure on stuttering Marseille

Friday, 31 October 2014.

PARIS: As their meeting with bitter rivals Marseille approaches, Paris Saint-Germain will look to further increase the pressure on the Ligue 1 leaders with a win at struggling Lorient on Saturday.

Napoli host Roma in high-risk Serie A clash

Friday, 31 October 2014.

MILAN: Napoli host Roma Saturday in a clash whose title repercussions could be eclipsed by the painful memories for the family of the last victim of Italian football-related violence.

High-flying Saints set sights on silverware

Friday, 31 October 2014.

KINGSTON UPON HULL: Southampton midfielder Steve Davis says his high-flying side are starting to dream of winning major silverware following their League Cup success against Stoke this week.

Arsenal eye title bounce against Burnley

Friday, 31 October 2014.

LONDON: Arsenal will attempt to step up their Premier League title challenge by recording back-to-back league wins for the first time this season when Burnley visit the Emirates Stadium on Saturday.

Liverpool ready to hit peak form, says Rodgers

Friday, 31 October 2014.

NEWCASTLE: Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes his players are finally starting to gel on the pitch ahead of their Premier League clash with Newcastle at St James’s Park on Saturday.

United scent City blood in Manchester derby

Friday, 31 October 2014.

LONDON: Scarred by a run of three games without victory, misfiring Premier League champions Manchester City will attempt to reassert their authority when they host derby rivals Manchester United this weekend.

Swansea win appeal against Fernandez red card

Friday, 31 October 2014.

LONDON: Swansea defender Federico Fernandez had his ban for a red card against Liverpool rescinded on Thursday after a successful appeal by the Premier League club.

Genoa snap Juve’s unbeaten league run

Friday, 31 October 2014.

MILAN: Genoa handed Serie A leaders and titleholders Juventus a dramatic first league defeat of the season when Luca Antonini scored in the fourth minute of stoppage time to give them a 1-0 win on Wednesday.

Real easy against Cornella

Friday, 31 October 2014.

RAPHAEL Varane converted two corners as a second-string Real Madrid began the defence of their King’s Cup crown with a 4-1 victory against third-tier part-timers Cornella on Wednesday.