Monday, September 21, 2015

Costa's Dark Arts Sink Arsenal, Martial's Arts Lift United, Napoli Hit Five, Pressure On Rodgers, More Messi Magic, Mayhem In Marseille, Son Sinks Palace, Hammers Shock City, Totti Scores Number 300

Hey now! How about that? A couple of red cards in the Chelsea/Arsenal clash, Napoli are firing on all cylinders, Martial is already paying off his massive fee, Totti scored his 300th goal, two goals from Messi and Barcelona are still perfect, both Milan teams are winning again, Real Madrid could only edge Granada at home, and Juventus finally won. Woof! Let's begin with the tons and tons of fallout in the Premier League, shall we?

Chelsea 2 - 0 Arsenal: Phil McNulty at Stamford Bridge
Chelsea 2 - 0 Arsenal: Daniel Taylor at Stamford Bridge
Chelsea 2 - 0 Arsenal: Barney Ronay at Stamford Bridge
Chelsea 2 - 0 Arsenal: Dominic Fifield at Stamford Bridge
Manchester City 1 - 2 West Ham: Paul Wilson at the Etihad Stadium
Manchester City: 1 - 2 West Ham: Three Observations
Southampton 2 - 3 Manchester United: Paul Doyle at St. Mary's
Southampton 2 - 3 Manchester United: Jonathan Wilson at St. Mary's
Liverpool 1 - 1 Norwich City: Three Quick Thoughts

Valbuena effigy...

Meanwhile, down in France, Mathieu Valbuena returned to his old stadium in Marseille with Lyon for the first time since leaving a few years back. The Marseille fans were none too pleased. Here's a European Wrap that includes the suspension of the Marseille/Lyon fixture.

Sticking with Europe, let's check in with Guillem Balague and his take on the situation in Spain. Fernando Torres is kicking ass again, for one thing. Here's your Weekend Review for La Liga, along with a Hangover. More tomorrow with the Scribes.

Up in Italy, as mentioned, Juventus finally won a match. Here's your Weekend Review for Serie A. More tomorrow with the Scribes.

Uh, oh. Stevie G is upsetting the assGalaxy's rhythm, apparently. Here are Five Things We Learned in Major League Soccer over the weekend.

Top Tenner, people! What else but Top Windup Merchants? Fancy a bit of Pepe, Suarez, Gazza, Dennis Wise, Adebayor, and Robbie Savage? Do it.

That's more than enough to get the week rolling, we think!



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