October 25, 2014
Diafra Sakho's header gave Sam Allardyce's men a deserved victory over the Premier League champions, who paid for a sluggish start after their Champions League exertions
Manchester United (3-3-2) continue to struggle to find their feet, but their potent attack has been mostly enough to overcome their continued defensive frustrations. However, against Chelsea they are likely to be pushed to their limits and hopefully for their fans and Louis Van Gaal those do not break.
Liverpool (4-1-3) suffered a humbling defeat to Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League in midweek and will be looking to make it three wins in a row for the Reds in the Premier League which has to be a major priority at the moment.
Sunderland (1-5-2) only sit three points behind Arsenal, but they remain ten spots back in 17th against the Gunners seventh. Gus Poyet has an opportunity to see his side claim a big upset as the visiting club's defense is full of selection headaches.
West Ham United (4-1-3) were not predicted by many to be sitting in the top four heading into the ninth matchday, but nonetheless Sam Allardyce's men have outperformed expectations to this point and will look for more of the same as they host the defending Champions.
October 24, 2014
Liverpool football team boss Brendan Rodgers has provided striker Mario Balotelli to prove his worth or the manager would have to accept that his 16 million pounds gamble has not worked out and use the January transfer window to buy a more reliable goal-scorer.
October 23, 2014
Despite losing a host of key players in the close-season as well as manager Mauricio Pochettino, the club sit third following last weekend's 8-0 rout of Sunderland
The Argentine insists he is confident Spurs will "achieve something important" at some point in the next couple of seasons, but admits the club is currently in a "tough period"
David De Gea insists he is happy at Manchester United amid reports linking him with a move to Real Madrid.
The Israel Football Association's disciplinary court Wednesday handed a fine to Israel's leading Arab premier league football club, for honouring a former Arab legislator who allegedly spied for Hezbollah.
October 22, 2014
Anderlecht 1-2 Arsenal: Late turnaround hands Wenger timely birthday present
Anderlecht (1-0-1) are struggling both in Europe and domestically after losing to Borussia Dortmund in their last round and have fell to back to back draws in the Jupiter League.
Liverpool (1-0-1) managed to escape London with a win on Sunday but if they are hoping to defeat the defending European champions on Anfield's pitch, then there will have to be a completely new mentality in the Reds lockerroom on Wednesday.
The club legend hit his first goal for the club since the 2012 Champions League final, while the Belgium international bagged a brace as the Blues ran riot at Stamford Bridge
October 21, 2014
Bibras Natkho fired home a late penalty following Seydou Doumbia's second half strike as the Russian side came from 2-0 down to earn a gutsy point at Arena Khimki