Liverpool sets record, extends lead in Premier League

Soccer Jan 12, 2020

Liverpool sets record, extends lead in Premier League

By gaining redemption for one of the darkest days in its history, Southampton succeeded in pushing record-breaking Liverpool even closer to its first English league title in 30 years. A 2-1 win at Leicester on Saturday gave Southampton a measure of revenge for its humiliating ...

Tottenham's Hary Kane out until April with hamstring injury

Soccer Jan 10, 2020

Tottenham's Hary Kane out until April with hamstring injury

Harry Kane will be sidelined until April after Tottenham revealed the England captain needs surgery to repair a ruptured tendon in his left hamstring. Kane suffered the injury while taking a shot during Tottenham's Premier League defeat at Southampton on New Year's Day. "Following ongoing assessment ...

Tottenham striker Harry Kane out with torn hamstring

Soccer Jan 4, 2020

Tottenham striker Harry Kane out with torn hamstring

Tottenham striker Harry Kane sustained a tear in his left hamstring muscle during the 1-0 loss at Southampton, the Premier League club said Friday. Tottenham did not give a timescale for Kane's absence, only saying: "Our medical staff will continue to review the injury with ...

Liverpool blanks Sheffield United

Soccer Jan 3, 2020

Liverpool blanks Sheffield United

Goals from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane helped Premier League leader Liverpool restore its 13-point advantage at the top of the table as it saw off a valiant Sheffield United 2-0 at Anfield on Thursday. Salah opened the scoring on four minutes, capitalizing on a ...

Liverpool's unbeaten run at home reaches 50

Soccer Dec 30, 2019

Liverpool's unbeaten run at home reaches 50

Liverpool extended its unbeaten home run in the Premier League to 50 games with a 1-0 win against Wolverhampton in a scrappy match on Sunday where two video replays went in the runaway league leader's favor. Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool side is 13 points clear of ...

VAR continues to frustrate teams

Soccer Dec 29, 2019

VAR continues to frustrate teams

Festive spirit was in short supply from video assistant referees in the Premier League on Saturday as three goals were ruled out for marginal offside calls, exacerbating frustration about the technology being used for the first time in England this season. On a day when ...

Roberto Firmino nets pair  in Liverpool win

Soccer Dec 27, 2019

Roberto Firmino nets pair in Liverpool win

Liverpool moved 13 points clear at the top of the Premier League after hammering its closest challenger, Leicester City, 4-0 at the King Power Stadium on Thursday with Roberto Firmino scoring twice. Carlo Ancelotti got off to a winning start as Everton manager, but new ...