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 4 - 3

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2 - 0 Sunderland

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 3 - 1

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Juventus

2 - 1

Monaco

Atletico Madrid

2 - 1 Real Madrid

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Roma

3 - 1

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2 - 0

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Match Preview & Report

Barcelona Comeback In Vain As Real Seal La Liga Title

By Nikhil H | May 23, 2017
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is carried by his players as they celebrate winning La Liga.

Real Madrid clinched their first La Liga title in 5 years by beating Malaga 2-0, even as Barcelona made a thrilling comeback to beat Eibar 4-2. The Catalans needed to win, and Real to lose to capture a third consecutive league title, but it was not to be, as Zinedine Zidane’s men did their job.…

Champions League Race: City And Liverpool Pip Arsenal To Top Four

By Nikhil H | May 22, 2017
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola with Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp before the match.

Manchester City and Liverpool cruised past their opponents on the final day of the Premier League season to qualify for next season’s Champions. This meant Arsenal, who got past Everton 3-1 themselves, finished 5th, and will play the Europa League next term. City hit 5 past a hapless Watford team that missed six senior centre-backs…

Twitter Reacts As Real Madrid Secure La Liga Title On Final Day

By Social Football | May 22, 2017
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is carried by his players as they celebrate winning La Liga.

Real Madrid sealed their first La Liga title since 2012 following a 2-0 away win over Malaga on Sunday. Zinedine Zidane’s men needed only a point to win the decorated title, but Los Blancos bagged all three, thanks to goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema. The Bernabeu giants have successfully ended their longest run without…

Crystal Palace 4-0 Hull City: Tigers Get Relegated As The Eagles Stay Up

By Reyhan Ashley | May 16, 2017
Hull City manager Marco Silva.

What a disappointment this will be for Hull City. All the work they have put in since the arrival of Marco Silva in January has now gone down the drain. Their dreams of staying in the Premier League for yet another year were crushed by Crystal Palace, and how ruthlessly and mercilessly so as well.…

Feyenoord Win Eredivisie Title For The First Time In 18 Years

By Reyhan Ashley | May 15, 2017

Feyenoord are the champions of Netherlands, having sealed their first Eredivisie title in 18 years with a 3-1 win over Heracles in front of their home fans. Captain Dirk Kuyt scored all three goals in the title clinching game to ensure that the efforts the Dutch club have put in all season were duly rewarded.…

4 Reasons To Look Forward To The UEFA Champions League Final

By Vikram Gupta | May 15, 2017

The Champions League has had yet another season to remember, and the elite competition is ready to reach an exciting end as the final chapter takes place later next month. It is the battle of the top teams from Italy and Spain, as Juventus get ready to face Real Madrid in Cardiff later this month.…

4 Things To Look Forward To In The UEFA Europa League Final

By Vikram Gupta | May 15, 2017

As we approach the business end of the 2016-2017 season, it signals the arriving finals of cup competitions being played since the start of the campaign, and one such major European tournament and its final that the fans simply cannot wait for is the UEFA Europa League. The competition’s ultimate decider is to be played on the…

Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 Manchester United: Player Ratings

By Vikram Gupta | May 15, 2017

It was a historic occasion earlier tonight when Tottenham Hotspurs welcomed Manchester United in the Premier League as it marked the last ever game to be played in the iconic White Hart Lane, a stadium that has been home to the club since over a century. With the title won by Chelsea and United all but…

Game Of The Season? Bayern Make A Historic Comeback To Beat Leipzig 5-4

By Kunal | May 14, 2017

Bayern Munich showed precisely why they are the reigning Champions of Germany, as they secured a sensational comeback to beat RB Leipzig 4-5 on Saturday. Marcel Sabitzer opened the scoring for the home side at the Red Bull Arena just 2 minutes after kick-off, but it was cancelled out by none other than Robert Lewandowski…

West Brom 0-1 Chelsea: Unlikeliest Of Heroes Seals Blues’ Title Win

By Reyhan Ashley | May 13, 2017
Chelsea's John Terry celebrates with teammates after winning the Premier League title.

One out stretched leg in the 82nd minute of a quite one-sided encounter, and Chelsea were champions once more. There was never any doubt as to which part of London the title would end up from the moment Tottenham Hotspur slipped up at West Ham. It left Chelsea needing just 3 points from their remaining…

Best Twitter Reactions As Chelsea Are Crowned Premier League Champions

By Social Football | May 13, 2017
Chelsea's John Terry celebrates with teammates after winning the Premier League title.

Chelsea’s 1-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion on Friday night means the Blues have officially won this season’s Premier League title with 2 games to go. Superb achievement from Antonio Conte, as the Italian becomes only the fourth manager in Premier League history to win the title in his first season. Here’s how twitter reacted…

Manchester United 1-1 Celta Vigo: Player Ratings

By Vikram Gupta | May 12, 2017
Marouane Fellaini celebrates scoring their first goal with Jesse Lingard.

Manchester United emerged aggregate 2-1 winners over Spanish opponents Celta Vigo in a two-legged semi final in the Europa league earlier tonight, and despite another home draw and a red card for Eric Bailly, the Reds will be happy about their progress to the final. Here are the player ratings from the second leg played under…

Atletico’s Comeback Snuffed Out By Real

By Nikhil H | May 11, 2017
Real Madrid's Isco celebrates scoring their first goal with Cristiano Ronaldo.

Defending champions Real Madrid held off a spirited Atletico Madrid to set up a meeting with Juventus in next month’s Champions League final in Cardiff. Atletico were trailing Real 3-0 from the first leg, but they showed their intent within the first twenty minutes. The Los Rojiblancos started the game at a frantic pace, with…

Dani Alves The Architect As Juventus Reach Champions League Final

By Nikhil H | May 10, 2017
Juventus' Dani Alves celebrates scoring their second goal.

Dani Alves set up and scored a goal to help Juventus beat Monaco 2-1 in the second leg of their semi-final clash in the Champions League. Juventus had already taken a 2-0 lead in the first leg in Monaco, and entered the final with a 4-1 aggregate. Monaco were coming into the match trying to…

5 Things We Learned From Arsenal vs Manchester United

By Vikram Gupta | May 8, 2017
Arsenal's Danny Welbeck celebrates scoring their second goal with Alexis Sanchez.

Arsene Wenger and his group of players pulled out an unexpected performance out of the magic hat, as they managed to beat Manchester United, a Premier League match that was contested earlier today. The Gunners, who were trailing their opponents by 5 points before the game, have now closed the gap to simply 2, and with…

Arsenal 2-0 Manchester United: Player Ratings

By Vikram Gupta | May 7, 2017

With Arsenal emerging out as surprising winners against Manchester United earlier today, and Arsene Wenger finally beating Jose Mourinho for the first ever time in his managerial career in the Premier League, here is a look at the player ratings as the Gunners emerged victorious with a score line of 2-0: Arsenal P. Cech –…

La Liga Title Race Heats Up As Real And Barca Avoid Slip Ups With Solid Wins

By Reyhan Ashley | May 7, 2017
Barcelona's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring their second goal with Ivan Rakitic.

La Liga is into its final games of the season, and yet, there is still no definite answer as to who will be crowned the Champions. Real Madrid won their game 4-0 against lowly Granada, who are all but confirmed to be relegated to the Spanish second division, also known as La Liga 2. They…

Celta Vigo 0-1 Manchester United: Player Ratings

By Vikram Gupta | May 5, 2017
Manchester United's Marcus Rashford celebrates scoring their first goal with Antonio Valencia.

The first leg of the Europa League semi-final saw Manchester United travel to Spain and pick up a 1-0 against La Liga side Celta Vigo, a handy advantage to bring back to Old Trafford for the second leg next week. Despite the match not being an all out action affair, it is fair to say…

The Madrid Derby: Ronaldo Proves To Be The ‘Real’ Deal In An Easy 3-0 Win

By Vikram Gupta | May 3, 2017
Atletico Madrid's Antoine Griezmann looks dejected as Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their third goal and completing his hat trick.

As the two gigantic city rivals, Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid, clashed earlier tonight in the first semi-final leg of the UEFA Champions League, it was Zinedine Zidane’s men who came out all guns blazing, and emerged as the deserving 3-0 victors with a splendid performance. With the venue being Santiago Bernabeu, and the chance…

UCL Match Preview: Real vs Atletico; Monaco vs Juventus

By Reyhan Ashley | May 2, 2017
Juventus' players celebrate at the end of the match against AS Roma.

The road to Cardiff has reached its final stage. Four teams are set to go all out against each other in a battle to reach the UEFA Champions League final in Wales, and it starts tonight. In the first semi-final, Real Madrid take on Atletico Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu, the third edition of the…

Ligue 1 Roundup: Nice Defeat PSG, Title Now Monaco’s To Lose

By Vikram Gupta | May 1, 2017
Nice's Mario Balotelli (L) and PSG's Edinson Cavani speak after match.

As all the domestic leagues around Europe head towards their conclusion, the title races in all places except Germany have begun heating up to the highest of points, and each match brings about intense drama and end-to-end action from teams giving in their all to win the coveted crowns they so passionately fight for. The…

Barcelona And Real Madrid Register Easy Wins To Keep The La Liga Title Race Interesting

By Aakarsh Bommakanti | April 30, 2017
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the match.

The La Liga title race is no closer to being decided, as this weekend’s games saw both contenders Barcelona and Real Madrid register comfortable victories.   Real Madrid 2-1 Valencia Zinedine Zidane’s side made a poor start to the game, but went ahead thanks to a towering header from Cristiano Ronaldo 27 minutes into the…

Manchester United 1-1 Swansea City: Player Ratings

By Kunal | April 30, 2017
Manchester United's Anthony Martial looks dejected after a missed chance.

The Old Trafford faithful witnessed yet another frustrating draw on Sunday, as Manchester United failed to bag all three points by drawing 1-1 against Swansea. Here’s how Jose Mourinho’s men fared during this crucial Premier League encounter: DAVID DE GEA – 5 Began the game poorly, and was motionless whilst conceding Gylfi Sigurdsson’s free-kick. Perhaps…

Bayern Munich Kings Of Bundesliga, Again

By Vikram Gupta | April 30, 2017
Bayern Munich's players celebrate after the match after winning the Bundesliga.

A Carlo Ancelotti-led Bayern Munich created history last night, as they were yet again crowned the winners of the Bundesliga, a feat they have managed to achieve a whopping 5th time in succession. The title could not have arrived in a more dominant and statement-making manner, as Munich demolished Wolfsburg 6-0 on their trip to the…

Sunderland Officially Relegated As Josh King Puts An Early End To Their Revival Dreams

By Aakarsh Bommakanti | April 30, 2017

The Premier League is ruthless on clubs at the wrong end of the table, and the Tyne and Wear outfit Sunderland became victims of it this weekend, by becoming the first team to get relegated to the Championship this season, following their narrow defeat against Bournemouth. David Moyes, who was at the helm of Old…

Manchester City vs Manchester United: Player Ratings

By Vikram Gupta | April 28, 2017

As the Manchester Derby took place between the two mega teams from the same city, the Etihad stadium witnessed a goalless draw which was eventually not short of action, drama, and controversy. With Mourinho visiting with clear intentions of drawing the match after fielding a side missing key players due to injury, it was a…

La Liga And PL Title Race Update: Leaders And Challengers Win To Heat Up The Competition

By Shorya Panwar | April 27, 2017
Barcelona's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring their second goal with Ivan Rakitic.

The races to summit in La Liga and the Premier League are hotting up. Let’s see how the table toppers and challengers fared in their matches.  Real Madrid, Barcelona, Chelsea and Tottenham – all were in action.   LA LIGA  Barcelona 7-1 Osasuna Reinvigorated after the El Clasico win, a much changed Barcelona line-up put Osasuna to…

Cup Semifinals Roundup: Decisive Dortmund Stun Toothless Bayern, PSG Hammer Weakened Monaco

By Shorya Panwar | April 27, 2017
Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel and Ousmane Dembele celebrate after the match.

Cup semifinals in the midweek saw heavyweights in Germany and France clash, as Bayern hosted Dortmund while PSG welcomed the high flying Monaco. Here is how the matches panned out:   Bayern Munich 2-3 Borussia Dortmund The two biggest clubs in Germany had to battle it out at Allianz Arena with the final of DFB Cup in…

FA Cup Round-Up: Arsenal To Face Chelsea At Wembley As Gunners Overcome City

By Reyhan Ashley | April 24, 2017
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger celebrates after the match.

Wembley will be host to the third edition of the North London Derby this season, as Arsenal overcame Manchester City 2-1 in a grueling semi-final encounter. It wasn’t easy though, and the game was filled with dubious decisions. Manchester City dominated the first half of the clash and should have been 1-0 up when Sergio…

Barcelona And Lionel Messi Rule The Bernabeu To Add Spice To The La Liga Title Race

By Aakarsh Bommakanti | April 24, 2017
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their third goal.

Argentine hitman Lionel Messi’s brace silenced the Bernabeu as Barcelona took three points from their trip to the Spanish capital. Luis Enrique’s side had a point to prove after crashing out of the Champions League earlier in the week, and they brought themselves back into the La Liga race with a victory over Real Madrid…

Burnley 0-2 Manchester United: Player Ratings

By Vikram Gupta | April 23, 2017

Before the Manchester Derby coming up midweek, which will be a crucial clash for the top 4 spots as the season comes to a close, Mourinho and his men travelled to Burnley earlier today with an aim to close the gap on their city rivals, hoping to get a win over Sean Dyche’s team and…

5 Things We Learned From Manchester United vs Anderlecht

By Vikram Gupta | April 22, 2017
RSC Anderlecht's Youri Tielemans (2R) and his teammates celebrate victory.

The Premier League side were victorious against Belgian opponents Anderlecht in the second leg of the Europa league quarter final played last night, and despite the tie going down to the final minutes in the second leg at Old Trafford, the result was what almost everyone expected. With Marcus Rashford getting the winner in a…

Semifinal Draws: Champions League And Europa League

By Vikram Gupta | April 21, 2017

The draw for both the major European club competitions’ semifinals, the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League, have concluded recently, and it is fair to say, the footballing nation is in for a treat like none other as these tournaments edge towards their finals. Here are the results of the draw: UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE…

Manchester United 2-1 Anderlecht: Player Ratings

By Kunal | April 21, 2017
Manchester United's Henrikh Mkhitaryan celebrates scoring their first goal with Marcus Rashford.

Manchester United managed to progress through to the semifinals of the UEFA Europa League by beating Anderlecht 2-1 on the night, and winning the tie with an aggregate score of 3-2. Here’s how the Red Devils fared in 120 minutes of open play at Old Trafford: SERGIO ROMERO – 6 Continued his good form in…

Champions League Roundup: Monaco And Juventus Both Progress As Dortmund And Barcelona Crash Out

By Reyhan Ashley | April 20, 2017
Barcelona's Neymar looks dejected after the match.

There was to be no second miracle at the Nou Camp. No fairy tale comeback, no controversial decisions going the home team’s way, no grandstand finish. Barcelona were well and truly beaten by a stunning display of solidity by Juventus over the course of two legs. The 3-0 victory secured in Turin proved more than…

Champions League Round-Up: Both Madrid Clubs Enter The Semi-Finals

By Vishal Singh | April 19, 2017
Bayern Munich's Xabi Alonso and Philipp Lahm at the end of the match.

The Spanish duo of Champions League quarter-finalists in Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid have assured their place in the next round of the competition, with the former getting the better of Bayern Munich, while the latter ended Leicester City’s European dream last night. Diego Simeone’s men were coming on the back of a 1-0 win…

Player Ratings: Manchester United 2-0 Chelsea

By Vikram Gupta | April 17, 2017
Manchester United's Ander Herrera in action with Chelsea's Diego Costa.

Today marked a crucial victory for Manchester United as Mourinho’s men became the first United side to beat Chelsea since the exit of Sir Alex Ferguson and with the venue being Old Trafford and the aim being top 4, the victory could not have been better timed. Man to man marking, high pressure defending and…

‘United Win, Spurs Celebrate’ – Twitter Reacts As Mourinho Kills Conte’s Tactics

By BF Staff | April 16, 2017
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.

The Red Devils have ended their 12-match winless run against Chelsea by picking up a 2-0 victory over their rivals at Old Trafford on Sunday’s Premier League clash. Losing to Jose Mourinho wasn’t the only blow for Conte’s men, as the defeat now brings Tottenham back into the title race. Job done by Jose’s men! Check…

Team News: Chelsea’s Courtois To Reportedly Miss Tie Against United

By Vikram Gupta | April 16, 2017
Thibaut Courtois celebrates after the game.

Thibaut Courtois, the leading contender for the golden glove with 13 clean sheets so far, is set to miss Super Sunday’s encounter between his side Chelsea and the Red Devils, according to various sources. While Manchester United have De Gea between the sticks, it will be a blow for Chelsea to be without their number 1…

Inter 2-2 AC Milan: Match Report Of Dramatic Milan Derby

By Kunal | April 15, 2017
Inter Milan's supporters hold up a giant banner during the match.

Saturday’s Milan Derby came to a stunning conclusion, as AC Milan scored a goal with their last kick of the match to draw the game 2-2 at the Giuseppe Meazza. Despite having dominated the early stages of the game, AC Milan went a goal down in the 36th minute, as Inter’s Antonio Candreva gave his side…

Blues Of London vs Reds Of Manchester: Things To Watch Out For

By Vikram Gupta | April 15, 2017

It is the clash of the weekend, and boy it is a mega one indeed! It is a match that in the days gone by was of utmost importance in the course of the season while the clubs chased silverware, and though the stakes might not be that high this time around, the intensity, drama, and…

Anderlecht 1-1 Manchester United: Player Ratings

By Kunal | April 14, 2017
RSC Anderlecht's Youri Tielemans (2R) and his teammates celebrate victory.

Manchester United were yet again involved in a draw, as they took on Anderlecht in their Europa League quarterfinal tie. Jose Mourinho’s men dominated the game for most of 90 minutes, but Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s first half goal was cancelled out by Leander Dendoncker, and the match ended 1-1 at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium. Here’s how the…

Round Of The Champions League Quarter Finals On Wednesday

By Aakarsh Bommakanti | April 13, 2017
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates.

The first leg of the quarter-finals of the Champions League produced some exciting football as the best teams around Europe battled it out for a place in the semi-final. Here are the results from the three games on Wednesday: Borussia Dortmund 2-3 AS Monaco: The game that was postponed due to the unfortunate blasts in…

Juventus Routs Barcelona 3-0 In Champions League

By Vishal Singh | April 12, 2017
Juventus' Leonardo Bonucci speaks to Barcelona's Lionel Messi.

Paulo Dybala scored twice as Juventus managed to take charge of their Champions League quarter-final tie with Barcelona, thanks to a commanding first-leg performance in Turin. The Argentine attacker curled home both of his goals before the break, the first came from an angle inside the box and the second one hammered from a more…

PREVIEW: Let The Quarter Finals Begin

By Vikram Gupta | April 11, 2017
Barcelona players celebrate after the game.

The UEFA Champions League is back this week, and it’s now crunch time in the competition, as it marks the beginning of the battle between the top 8 sides left in it so far. The quarter finals will be played over two legs in the coming two weeks, and with the draws that came out,…

“You’re Not Fit To Wear The Shirt” – Arsenal Fans In Meltdown After Thrashing At Palace

By BF Staff | April 11, 2017
Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha in action with Arsenal's Mesut Ozil.

Best Twitter Reactions: Is Arsene Wenger still the right man? #Arsenal #Wenger #CRYARS pic.twitter.com/kDaCHsSviM — BlameFootball (@blameFootball) April 10, 2017   https://twitter.com/kris1179/status/851541217980686337   Arsenal fans chant: "You're not fit to wear the shirt." pic.twitter.com/KRRdBfpoIi — Arsenal (@ffarsenalfc) April 10, 2017   "What you get for 89m these days" oh wait it wasn't Paul Pogba so…

Two Superstars Are On The Brink Of Missing El Classico

By Vishal Singh | April 10, 2017

There is a huge possibility that the upcoming El Classico might miss two of the biggest names of the fixture. The first being Barcelona’s Neymar, while the other is Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo. The former was given his marching orders in Barcelona’s shocking 2-0 defeat at hands of Malaga on Saturday, and with this, the…

Sunderland 0-3 Manchester United: 4 Things We Learned

By Kunal | April 10, 2017
Luke Shaw is congratulated by manager Jose Mourinho as he is substituted.

Manchester United finally put an end to their successive home draws with an emphatic 3-0 victory over Sunderland. Goals from Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, and Marcus Rashford ensured the Red Devils returned from the Stadium of Light with all 3 points, and they continue to remain in the fight for a Top 4 spot as…

Top 3 Matches And Their Reviews From Super Saturday

By Vikram Gupta | April 10, 2017

The business end of the season all around European football is ready to come at full speed, and bring along with it an increase in drama, quality, nail biting results, and magical matches to be played over a span of approximately 3 remaining months. The big boys will face each other for the last time…

Sunderland 0-3 Manchester United: Player Ratings

By Kunal | April 9, 2017
Sunderland manager David Moyes.

Manchester United managed to successfully bounce back from their draws at Old Trafford with a statement Premier League win over Sunderland, as the Red Devils scored three past the relegation-threatened Black Cats. Here’s how Jose Mourinho’s men fared at Stadium of Light: SERGIO ROMERO – 7 Kept a clean sheet, and distributed the ball very…

Sunderland vs United Pre-Match: Injury Crisis Continues, Decision Made On Januzaj

By Kunal | April 7, 2017

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has confirmed that his squad will be without 5 first team players for their away clash against Sunderland this weekend. The Red Devils have been hit with an injury crisis during this crucial as well as busy period, and Jose Mourinho has now given some additional insight regarding the fitness…

Midweek Matches Review

By Vikram Gupta | April 6, 2017

The football fans were in for a treat around Europe, as there was midweek action in the major leagues that offered great results, beautiful football, and high entertainment for those watching. Here are some of the midweek results from the biggest matches played: 1. Chelsea 2-1 Manchester City Chelsea proved to anybody still doubting them…

4 Things We Learned from Manchester United vs Everton

By Vikram Gupta | April 5, 2017
Everton's Romelu Lukaku

Another game at Old Trafford in the Premier League and yet another draw for the home team, a pattern that has become increasingly frustrating for the fans and players as the season has passed by. The visiting teams have had success at Old Trafford this season, and similar was the case with Everton last night, as…

Manchester United 1-1 Everton: Player Ratings

By Kunal | April 5, 2017
Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku after the game.

Manchester United were involved in yet another draw as they hosted Everton in a Premier League clash on Tuesday. The Toffees took the lead thanks to a first half goal from Phil Jagielka, but Jose Mourinho’s men ended up rescuing a point late in the game, thanks to Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s spotkick. Here’s how the Red…

Sunday Roundup: Honours Even Between Arsenal And City, Real Remain Atop La Liga, Barca Thrash Granada, Napoli-Juventus All Square

By Vishal Singh | April 3, 2017
Juventus' Mario Mandzukic in action with Napoli's Elseid Hysaj.

Arsenal 2-2 Manchester City Arsenal twice came from behind to snatch a 2-2 draw against Manchester City in a dramatic Premier League fixture on Sunday, and now sit seven points behind the fourth-placed visitors. Leroy Sane and Sergio Aguero twice gave City the much-needed lead before the break, but Arsenal were lucky to equalise through…

PSG Win Fourth Consecutive French League Cup

By Vikram Gupta | April 2, 2017
Players of Paris Saint Germain pose together after defeating AS Monaco.

Paris Saint Germain were at their ruthless best last night, as they took apart a Monaco side in the final of the French League Cup in order to claim the title for the 4th year in a row. The reigning Ligue 1 champions thrashed Monaco 4-1 in the decider of the competition, and continued to prove that…

Saturday Roundup: Palace Stun Chelsea, Derby Win For Liverpool, Atletico Climb Up To Third, Lewandowski Hattrick

By Vishal Singh | April 2, 2017
Christian Benteke in action with Chelsea's Willian.

Chelsea’s astonishing lead at the top of the Premier League table was cut to 7 points following their shock home defeat at the hands of Crystal Palace, as well as Tottenham’s win over Burnley. Antonio Conte’s boys had won their last 10 league fixtures at Stamford Bridge, and had not lost at home in any competition…

5 Things We Learned From Manchester United vs West Brom

By Vikram Gupta | April 2, 2017
Tony Pulis before the match.

Manchester United were held to another frustrating draw at home against opponents West Brom on Saturday, as they played out a goalless draw, leaving the hosts 4 points behind the top 4 at the moment. As the Red Devils dropped another two crucial points at home while West Brom gained a huge one, here are…

Sunil Chhetri Strikes As India Beat Myanmar In Asian Cup Qualifier

By Vishal Singh | March 29, 2017
Sunil Chhetri of India's JSW Bengaluru FC.

Indian captain Sunil Chhetri proved his worth yet again as he struck in the 90th minute to break a 64-year jinx of beating Myanmar at home in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifier round on Tuesday. Udanta Singh’s clinical pass from inside the box was calmly converted by Chhetri to start the campaign with a…

Video Technology: France Goal Disallowed And Spain’s Given

By BF Staff | March 29, 2017
France's Hugo Lloris talks to referee Felix Zwayer.

France vs Spain is always special and the use of video technology in today’s match in Paris made it much more special as this could be the future of officiating. The referee would only refer to video technology if it was a decision resulting in a goal, case of mistaken identity or red card. First…

India Beat Cambodia To Record Their First Away Win In A Decade

By Kunal | March 23, 2017
Sunil Chhetri of India's JSW Bengaluru FC.

The Indian National Team has recorded its first away victory in more than a decade, following a 3-2 win over Cambodia. The two teams faced off in an international friendly at the Olympic Stadium in Phnom Penh on Wednesday, and the Blue Tigers recorded an impressive win over the home side. Despite Cambodia dominating the first…

Watch: Lukas Podolski Bows Out Of International Football With Stunning Goal

By BF Staff | March 23, 2017
Germany's Lukas Podolski acknowledges the crowd.

What a way to sign off your international career! Some goal to bow out on #Podolski pic.twitter.com/pCFN4wNPvj — Bateson87 (@bateson87) March 22, 2017   Follow BlameFootball on Twitter and Like on Facebook

Middlesbrough 1-3 Manchester United: Player Ratings

By Kunal | March 19, 2017
Marouane Fellaini celebrates scoring.

Manchester United are finally out of the 6th place in the Premier League table, as their 3-1 win over Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium has taken them to 5th. Here’s how Jose Mourinho’s men fared during the game: David De Gea – 6 Couldn’t do much while conceding Rudy Gestede’s close range strike. Didn’t have much…

Europa League Quarter Finals Draw: Who Did Manchester United Get?

By Vikram Gupta | March 17, 2017

Manchester United have won two domestic trophies already this season under Mourinho, the Community Shield and the League Cup, and for a team undergoing a rebuilding phase, they have done immensely well to reach the quarter finals of the Europa League too. The English giants now face an Anderlecht side in a two legged quarter…

UEFA Champions League Quarter Final Draw In Full

By Vikram Gupta | March 17, 2017

Leicester might have achieved the impossible on reaching the quarter finals of the champions league and being the only English team to do it this season but their task has just gotten mammoth in size as they face Spanish giants up next in a two legged knock out tie. After defeating one team from La…

Twitter Reacts As Monaco Knocks Out Pep Guardiola’s City

By vishalsingh | March 16, 2017
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola.

Check out the best of twitter reactions as Ligue 1 leaders Monaco knockout out expensive Pep Guardiola side in a 6-6 two leg thriller.   #ManCity #Monaco #PepGuardiola pic.twitter.com/ltbGUeXzNp — BlameFootball (@blameFootball) March 15, 2017   When Pep realizes Messi's not on his bench. pic.twitter.com/AxZ0xpsZyG — Gyorgi (@TweetGyorgi) March 15, 2017   People will knock…

The FA Cup Semi Final Draw In Full

By Aakarsh Bommakanti | March 14, 2017
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola with Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger.

The FA Cup semi-final will see four of the current top-five in the Premier League battle it out for the trophy. After a hard fought victory over 10-men Manchester United, Antonio Conte’s Chelsea managed to move into the semi-final of the FA Cup in his debut in the competition. A fierce clash had a certain…

Twitter Reacts As Barcelona Produce Greatest Champions League Comeback

By vishalsingh | March 9, 2017
General view of the scoreboard at the end of the match.

No words to describe what just happened! We will not spoil it for you now, just enjoy the best of twitter reactions:   https://twitter.com/FCBarcelona/status/839593320397553665   https://twitter.com/Squawka/status/839592910471462912   Barcelona celebrating in dressing room after making impossible possible. Easy. pic.twitter.com/RNbj49AtSK — BlameFootball (@blameFootball) March 8, 2017   Steven Gerrard, @GaryLineker, @rioferdy5 & @themichaelowen's reaction to the last…

Weekend Review Roundup Of Key Matches Across Europe

By Vikram Gupta | March 6, 2017
Bayer Leverkusen coach Roger Schmidt before the match.

With football action widespread all over Europe coming to the fans at full speed, it might be impossible to follow every single one of the matches played and result in the missing out on some of the biggest and most important ones across the globe. However, we at BlameFootball try to bring them to you in…

Manchester United 1-1 Bournemouth: Player Ratings

By Kunal | March 5, 2017
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe.

Manchester United hosted a struggling Bournemouth side in a crucial Premier League encounter at Old Trafford on Saturday, with many expecting Jose Mourinho’s men to stroll past their opposition. However, the Cherries put in a terrific performance to prevent United from securing their 600th Premier League victory, and took a point away from the game, which…

La Liga Midweek Review: Title Race Reignited As Barcelona Replace Real Madrid As League Leaders

By Vikram Gupta | March 3, 2017
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale (2nd R) is sent off by the referee.

In another match week in Spain’s top club footballing league, the action and drama was at it’s highest along side unexpected results, late goals and end to end brilliant display of the game. With all teams in action, one can probably say Barcelona were the real winners in the top half of the table with…

Leicester’s 3-1 Win Against Liverpool Triggers Twitter Meltdown

By Vishal Singh | February 28, 2017
Jamie Vardy and Danny Drinkwater look dejected

Leicester City earned vital 3 points in their battle to avoid relegation with a 3-1 victory against Liverpool only days after their manager was fired. With the fans present at the King Power emotional before, during and after kick-off as they showed their respects to sacked Claudio Ranieri; the team on the pitch, especially Jamie…

Manchester United 3-2 Southampton: Player Ratings From The EFL Cup Final

By Kunal | February 27, 2017
Manchester United's Wayne Rooney celebrates by lifting the trophy at the end of the match.

Manchester United have beaten the Saints to win their second silverware of the season, in what was a thrilling cup final. Goals from Jesse Lingard and Zlatan Ibrahimovic helped cancel Gabbiadini’s brace to help the Red Devils beat Southampton 3-2. Here’s how Jose Mourinho’s men fared in the game: DAVID DE GEA – 6 Was helpless…

La Liga Preview: Decisive Gameweek In The Spanish Title Race

By Vikram Gupta | February 26, 2017

It comes as no surprise that the La Liga is ready to be contested between two top  teams from the country, namely Real Madrid and Barcelona, obviously, and this weekend’s football could prove to be vital, if not decisive, in choosing the probable winners of the La Liga for the 16-17 season. Both Barcelona and…

Full Draw: Europa League Round Of 16

By Kunal | February 24, 2017

Manchester United have been drawn against Russian outfit FC Rostov in the Europa League Round of 16 stage. The Red Devils will make a 3,744-mile long trip to Russia for the first leg on March 9, and the second leg will be played at Old Trafford on March 16. As per the UEFA coefficients, Rostov…

European Football Round Up: February 22

By Vishal Singh | February 23, 2017
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale (L) and Valencia's Joao Cancelo in action.

The round of 16 of the Champions League set the rhythm for a couple of teams, while the Europa League results were a bit harsh on some sides. Italian giants Juventus eased their way to beat their Portuguese counterparts FC Porto, while the Premier League defenders – Leicester City – were defeated away from home at…

St Etienne 0-1 Manchester United: Player Ratings

By Kunal | February 23, 2017
Manchester United's Eric Bailly is sent off by referee.

Manchester United managed to secure a 0-1 victory on the night to win the tie 0-4 on aggregate and progress through to the Round of 16 stage of the UEFA Europa League. Here’s how the Red Devils fared in the second leg of the tie: SERGIO ROMERO – 6 The birthday boy didn’t have much…

Match Day Report: Champions League Lives Upto Expectations

By Vikram Gupta | February 22, 2017
Sergio Aguero with Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola after being substituted.

The UEFA Champions League is known for providing us with football that consists of quality, excitement and passion and the two matches played today surely contained that in abundance to say the least. Footballing fans around the world glued to their TV sets ended up receiving a match day made of dreams as Manchester City took…

Barcelona 2-1 Leganes: La Liga Side Fielded Historic Line Up Against Leganes

By Vishal Singh | February 20, 2017

For the first time in 118 years and 4,250-matches, the Catalan club FC Barcelona fielded a line-up with just one Spanish player in it. The Blaugrana club welcomed Leganes in the 23rd week of the competition and managed the narrowest of win with Lionel Messi scoring a brace to rescue the club. Lionel Messi gave…

FA Cup Quarter-final Draw: Mourinho Returns To Chelsea, Spurs Host Millwall, And More

By Kunal | February 20, 2017
Jose Mourinho (2nd L) celebrates with the FA Cup trophy.

The quarter-final draw for the premier Cup competition in England has produced some exciting match-ups, which are as follows: • The first draw is perhaps the biggest one of all, as two of the best teams in England will go head to head at Stamford Bridge in a mouthwatering clash. Jose Mourinho returns to his…

Blackburn 1-2 Manchester United: Player Ratings

By Kunal | February 20, 2017
Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates scoring their second goal with team mates and fans.

The FA Cup holders are through to the quarter-finals of the tournament, where they will face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Goals from Marcus Rashford and Zlatan Ibrahimovic were enough for Manchester United to secure a 2-1 win on the night. Blackburn did take an early lead and gave the Red Devils a tough fight throughout…

Match Reports : Dortmund Stand Tall, The Old Lady Marches On And Monaco Make A Point

By Vikram Gupta | February 19, 2017
Borussia Dortmund players react after their match v VFL Wolfsburg in front of the empty southern stands due to a one-match ban for Dortmund fans.

While the English teams were busy with FA Cup action this weekend, football around the other top leagues was resumed as normal and as expected, there were matches with drama, goals, and display of beautiful football. From the Bundesliga to the Ligue 1, here is a review on a few matches from across the top…

Real Madrid 2-0 Espanyol: Spanish Giants Break Yet Another Goal-Scoring Record Under Zinedine Zidane

By Aakarsh Bommakanti | February 19, 2017
Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring against Espanyol.

Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid put in a decent performance in the first leg of the Round of 16 tie of the Champions League fixture against Italian giants Napoli earlier this week, taking a 3-1 advantage into the second leg of the competition. The manager will be happy with the team’s recent performances and will be…

Manchester United 3-0 St Etienne: Player Ratings

By Kunal | February 17, 2017
Manchester United's Paul Pogba and St Etienne's Florentin Pogba after the game.

Manchester United kicked off their Europa League knockout stage campaign with an emphatic win over St Etienne, thanks to a hattrick from Red Devils’ star Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Here’s how Jose Mourinho’s men fared during the game: SERGIO ROMERO – 6 Was hardly tested, but did the job between the sticks. ANTONIO VALENCIA – 6 Was…

‘Same Old Arsenal’: Twitter Reacts As Bayern Virtually Knock Arsenal Out Of The Champions League

By Social Football | February 16, 2017
Bayern Munich's Xabi Alonso celebrates after Robert Lewandowski scores their second goal.

Arsenal have done it again! Wenger’s men seem to be on the verge of yet another Round of 16 exit, after getting hammered 5-1 by the Bavarian Giants. But to some footballing fans, this heavy defeat comes as no surprise, given Arsenal’s recent history in the Champions League. Here’s how the world of twitter reaction…

4-0: Best of Twitter Reactions as Paris Saint-Germain Tear Apart Barcelona

By Social Football | February 15, 2017
Paris Saint-Germain's Edinson Cavani celebrates scoring their fourth goal.

The entire world of football was left utterly stunned on Tuesday night, as the mighty Barcelona was hammered 4-0 by French giants Paris Saint-Germain. Naturally, the twitter universe burst out with reactions and opinions following the game, and here are some of the best ones from across the planet:   What just happened? #PSGFCB pic.twitter.com/2l5mZAzNw6…

UEFA Champions League: Round Of 16, Week 1 Preview

By Vikram Gupta | February 14, 2017
Barcelona's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring their second goal with Ivan Rakitic.

It’s February 14th and you know what that means, it’s time for the return of the UEFA Champions League with exciting matches, thrilling affairs and intense quality football at it’s display as big names from Europe go head to head for the biggest prize there is at club level in the sport. We preview the…

Manchester United vs Watford FC: Player Ratings

By Vikram Gupta | February 12, 2017
Manchester United's Chris Smalling in action with Watford's Troy Deeney.

Manchester United defeated Watford FC 2-0 in their latest Premier League encounter, which was a tough affair, but ended up being a routine win for the Red Devils on their home turf. Juan Mata scored in the first half while Anthony Martial added a second in the next 45 minutes to extend United’s run to…

Leicester City 0-3 Manchester United: Player Ratings

By Kunal | February 6, 2017
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri and Christian Fuchs react.

The reigning Premier League champions hosted Manchester United at the King Power Stadium on Sunday in what turned out to be an entertaining clash, wherein Jose Mourinho’s men secured a 3-0 win over the Foxes. Here’s how Claudio Ranieri’s men performed during the game: KASPER SCHMEICHEL – 6 Made a save or two, but was…

5 Talking Points From Arsenal Vs Chelsea

By Vikram Gupta | February 5, 2017
Chelsea's Eden Hazard celebrates scoring their second goal with team mates.

A mega London rivalry in the biggest football league on the planet, a clash of the Titans and a match worthy of turning into a title decider, Chelsea vs Arsenal was always going to be an exciting affair and it surely wasn’t anything else, to say the least. Goals, mistakes, splendid efforts and drama, the big…

#KloppOut: Liverpool Fans Vent Out Their Frustration On Twitter After Yet Another Defeat

By Kunal | February 4, 2017
Liverpool manager Klopp looks dejected.

Liverpool have continued their recent poor form by losing yet another game, this time against Hull City in the Premier League. The Reds visited the KCOM Stadium to face Hull and ended up dropping three valuable points, as the Tigers secured a surprise victory thanks to the goals from Alfred N’Diaye and Oumar Niasse. This is the Merseyside…

Manchester United 0-0 Hull City: Player Ratings

By Kunal | February 2, 2017
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and Hull City manager Marco Silva.

Manchester United failed to take full advantage of their rivals slipping up on Tuesday, as they were held to a goalless draw by Hull at Old Trafford. Here’s how Jose Mourinho’s men fared during the game: DAVID DE GEA – 6 Was hardly tested. ANTONIO VALENCIA – 6 One of United’s most frequent chance creators…

Premier League Roundup: Liverpool Hold Chelsea To 1-1 Draw, Arsenal stunned By Watford

By Vishal Singh | February 1, 2017
Chelsea's David Luiz scores their first goal from a free kick.

Chelsea wasted a late penalty in their 1-1 draw with Liverpool on Tuesday, yet Antonio Conte’s men were able to extend their lead at the top of the league table and the Blues’ rivals sabotaged their own title bids. The Anfield draw set a stage nicely for Arsenal to maintain the pressure up in the…

PSG 1-1 Monaco: Match Report

By Kunal | January 30, 2017
AS Monaco's Nascimento challenges Paris Saint Germain's Goncalo Guedes.

French heavyweights Paris Saint Germain and Monaco clashed on Sunday night, but the game ended in a 1-1 draw thanks to late goals from both sides. Monaco arrived at the Parc des Princes with a 3-point lead over the home team, and Unai Emery’s men were well aware of the tough task they faced, having failed…

5 Reasons To Look Forward To Manchester City vs Arsenal This Weekend

By Vikram Gupta | December 17, 2016
Arsene Wenger (R) reacts next to Pep Guardiola.

The Premier League action returns this week with another high-profile clash of the titans, as Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City take on Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal. Easily two of the most entertaining teams in English football, and also the biggest in all of Europe, the football fanatics from all over the world are in for a treat.…

‘Premier League Making Pep Look Average’ – Twitter Trolls Man City As Leicester Run Riot

By Social Football | December 11, 2016
Pep Guardiola looks dejected

Jamie Vardy’s first hat-trick for the Foxes helped his side claim a thumping 4-2 win over Manchester City. Checkout the best tweets following the big result: The Premier League making Pep look average. pic.twitter.com/oecKSGpW7Q — José Mourinho-MUFC (@Utd_JM) December 10, 2016 An absolute peach of a pass from John Stones into Jamie Vardy's path to…

5 Things To Look Forward To When Man City Face Chelsea

By Vikram Gupta | December 2, 2016

Premier League followers are in for a treat as the two giants in blue go head to head for the first time this season. The Etihad gets ready to welcome a team that has won its last 7 games in a row, and Manchester City will try to bring Chelsea back down to earth and…

7 Reasons To Look Forward To The Upcoming El Clasico

By Vikram Gupta | November 30, 2016

If you are a sports lover, especially a football fanatic, there is no better way to spend your weekend than watching the best matches with the biggest superstars live on television surrounded by likewise football crazy friends. Talking about the beautiful game and it’s big names, it simply does not get better than the El…

Twitter Reacts To Chelsea’s 5-0 Thumping Of Everton

By Kunal | November 6, 2016

Antonio Conte’s men were in blazing hot form on Saturday night, as Chelsea registered a massive 5-0 win over Everton to storm their way to the top of the Premier League table. Blues’ star Eden Hazard – who seems to have returned back to his best – opened the scoring with a delightful angled finish…

Twitter Reacts To Manchester United’s 4-1 Demolition Of Leicester City

By Kunal | September 24, 2016

Manchester United have recovered from their two back-to-back Premier League defeats with a statement victory over the reigning Premier League Champions Leicester City. Chris Smalling, United’s captain on the day, opened the scoring for the Red Devils by heading in a corner by Daley Blind in the 22nd minute. The 20-time English Champions then scored…