Soccer

‘Wrecked’ Inter coach too tired to face media

Tuesday, 21 October 2014.

MILAN: Beleaguered Inter Milan coach Walter Mazzarri was so drained after his team snatched a last-gasp 2-2 draw at home to Napoli that he declined to face the media.

Valencia fall to first defeat

Tuesday, 21 October 2014.

Valencia’s unbeaten start to the season came crashing to an end as they were beaten 3-0 away at struggling Deportivo la Coruna as Sevilla moved into second on Sunday.

Monk in trouble over Moses’ ‘dive’

Tuesday, 21 October 2014.

LONDON: Swansea City manager Garry Monk risks punishment from the FA after accusing referee Michael Oliver and Stoke City winger Victor Moses of cheating in his team’s 2-1 Premier League defeat at the Britannia Stadium on Sunday.

Sunderland offer refund after Saints thrashing

Tuesday, 21 October 2014.

LONDON: Sunderland goalkeeper Vito Mannone is going to ask his teammates to have a whip round to reimburse fans who made the long trip to Southampton for the 8-0 thrashing in the Premier League on Saturday.

Sterling answers critics on the pitch

Tuesday, 21 October 2014.

Brendan Rodgers saluted Raheem Sterling’s courageous display as the Liverpool star ignored a week of criticism to lead his side to an unforgettable 3-2 win at QPR.

Clash of past and present glory

Tuesday, 21 October 2014.

LONDON: Two of Europe’s greatest clubs with 15 European Cup successes between them renew their rivalry at Anfield tomorrow with Liverpool looking to preserve their unlikely 100 per cent record against Real Madrid in Europe’s elite competition.

Schalke need Di Matteo touch against Sporting

Tuesday, 21 October 2014.

BERLIN: Schalke 04 are hoping their freshly-found discipline under new coach Robert Di Matteo, coupled with his Champions League pedigree will help them beat Sporting Lisbon today for their first win in the competition this season.

Chelsea wary of Maribor threat

Tuesday, 21 October 2014.

CHELSEA may be five points clear at the top of the Premier League and unbeaten in top-flight domestic action this season but they are determined not to be caught off guard when they face Maribor in the Champions League at Stamford Bridge today.

Roma take aim at Bayern wall

Tuesday, 21 October 2014.

ROME: If anyone can breach Bayern Munich’s apparently impregnable defence, then it is AS Roma and their talismanic forward Francesco Totti.

Sound of silence no cheer to Pellegrini

Tuesday, 21 October 2014.

MOSCOW: Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has said playing in an empty stadium won’t help his side when they travel to Russia for their potentially decisive Champions League match against CSKA Moscow today.