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Diego Costa trains with Chelsea ahead of Sporting Lisbon game

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is hopeful that his star striker Diego Costa will be fit and available for tomorrow’s clash against Sporting Lisbon. The Spanish striker has been in scintillating form this season scoring 8 goals in 6 appearances. Mourinho recently claimed that Costa’s fitness level makes it difficult for him to play twice in a week but he will be hoping that the Brazilian born striker is ready for the game on Tuesday night. Chelsea were held to a 1-1 draw in match week 1 by Schalke where Costa came on as a substitute only. However, it is understood that Jose Mourinho is counting on his hitman to start from the first whistle. Speaking to reporters Mourinho claimed, “He is doing almost nothing..He’s just resting and recovering from the tight muscle he has every time he accumulates fatigue. I hope he goes home after this game and sleeps until (Sunday) morning. He cannot be at the top of his […] Read more »

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Liverpool FC 1-1 Everton FC Analysis: Liverpool’s Lopsided Attack Falters, Jagielka Rescues A Point

The Merseyside teams kicked off this game on the back of fairly unimpressive starts to the new season. Liverpool put in a strong performance, but Balotelli's inability to score and a thunderbolt of a goal meant that both teams walked away with a point each. Read more »

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Arsenal 1-1 Tottenham: Post Match Analysis Of The North-London Derby

As the first fixture of the most competitive rivalry in English football comes to an end, Arsenal  fans went home dejected as they dropped three points while their rival fans glad they salvaged at least one. Arsenal welcomed Tottenham at the Emirates to embarrass their local rivals and claim dominance of their side of the city. However they were quiet disappointed as they had to share points even after an amazing performance against a sloppy Tottenham Squad. The Gunners Arsenal clearly looked the stronger side and more eager to win the tie. Their Pressing attack left the Tottenham squad clueless as they found themselves defending for majority of the game. With Szczesny at goal, Gibbs, Mertesacker, Koscielny and Chambers made up the defense. Arteta playing a defensive midfield role had Ramsey, Ozil, Wilshire and Chamberlain ahead of him in a flat four. Welbeck made up the final eleven as striker as Wenger employed his new found 4-1-4-1 formation. The interchangeability […] Read more »