Jul 24, 2015

Real Madrid routs Man City before huge crowd in Melbourne

Cristiano Ronaldo scored one goal and was unlucky not to have another as Real Madrid defeated Manchester City 4-1 in front of almost 100,000 fans at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in a friendly on Friday. Madrid broke through in the 21st minute when Karim ...

Man City steadies ship with nervy win over Villa

Apr 26, 2015

Man City steadies ship with nervy win over Villa

Manchester City’s disappointing season looks like ending with the consolation prize of Champions League qualification after an unconvincing win over Aston Villa opened a nine-point gap to the fading chasers for the English Premier League’s top four on Saturday. An 89th-minute goal by Fernandinho ...

United thrashes City to regain bragging rights

Apr 13, 2015

United thrashes City to regain bragging rights

Manchester United ended two years of hurt on derby day by dismantling Manchester City in a 4-2 win in the Premier League on Sunday, underlining the reversal in fortunes of the local rivals this season. City had won four straight Manchester derbies since April ...

Barcelona makes CL quarters again

Mar 19, 2015

Barcelona makes CL quarters again

Lionel Messi set up Ivan Rakitic to score the winner as Barcelona beat Manchester City 1-0 on Wednesday night to reach the Champions League quarterfinals for a record eighth consecutive season. Faced with the daunting task of overturning a 2-1 first-leg loss, Manuel Pellegrini’s ...

Burnley deals Man City loss

Mar 15, 2015

Burnley deals Man City loss

Manchester City’s Premier League title defense was dealt a further blow Saturday with a first loss to Burnley in 41 years. George Boyd clinched a 1-0 victory for relegation-threatened Burnley after meeting City captain Vincent Kompany’s clearance from Kieran Trippier’s free kick with a ...

Suarez powers Barca past City; Juve edges Dortmund

Feb 25, 2015

Suarez powers Barca past City; Juve edges Dortmund

Luis Suarez scored a double on his return to England for the first time since a big-money move last summer as Barcelona secured a 2-1 win over Manchester City in their Champions League last 16 first-leg clash on Tuesday. The Uruguayan — who moved ...

Man City cuts deficit with rout of Newcastle

Feb 22, 2015

Man City cuts deficit with rout of Newcastle

Manchester City took full advantage of leader Chelsea dropping points by registering the biggest win of its Premier League title defense, while Manchester United dropped to fourth by losing at Swansea. After 10-man Chelsea was contentiously held 1-1 by Burnley, City trimmed the gap ...

Arsenal earns win over City

Jan 19, 2015

Arsenal earns win over City

Arsenal finally ended its streak of poor away performances against top teams as Santi Cazorla and Olivier Giroud scored in each half Sunday for a 2-0 victory at Manchester City that dented the hosts’ title hopes. Cazorla converted a penalty in the 24th minute ...

Valencia snaps Madrid's 22-match win streak

Jan 5, 2015

Valencia snaps Madrid's 22-match win streak

Valencia ended Real Madrid’s 22-game winning streak by fighting back for a 2-1 victory on Sunday, but the blow to the league-leaders was softened somewhat by Barcelona also stumbling to a 1-0 defeat away to Real Sociedad in the Spanish League. Cristiano Ronaldo extended ...