Arsenal debutant Jakub Kiwior labelled ’embarrassing’ for ducking at corner before Sporting Lisbon equaliser in Europa League tie

Arsenal defender Jakub Kiwior has been labelled as ’embarrassing’ for ducking before Sporting Lisbon’s equaliser on his Gunners debut. The £22million January signing was finally handed his first start by Mikel Arteta in the club’s Europa League Round of 16 first leg tie in Portugal. Getty Kiwior was making his Arsenal debut in the Europa … Read more

Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City were ‘perfect’ against Nottingham Forest despite late Chris Wood equaliser and calls for his side to stay positive in Premier League title race against Arsenal

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola believes his side were ‘perfect’ against Nottingham Forest – despite being knocked off top spot after drawing. Bernardo Silva’s goal was cancelled out by a late equaliser from Chris Wood at the City Ground. Getty Wood’s goal punished City for not taking their chances Getty Guardiola is hoping his side … Read more

‘It’s offside’ – Mikel Arteta explains why Ivan Toney’s Brentford equaliser shouldn’t have cost Arsenal points in Premier League title race

Mikel Arteta was adamant that Ivan Toney’s equaliser against Arsenal was offside in their Premier League draw. The Gunners had a tough battle against one of the league’s in-form teams as they were pegged back by the Bees.  Getty Arteta’s Arsenal dropped points Arteta’s side took the lead through new signing Leandro Trossard who scored … Read more

‘You have switched off’ – Chelsea haunted by former left-back Emerson Palmieri as new signing Noni Madueke blamed for West Ham equaliser

Chelsea could only muster a 1-1 draw against West Ham as former player Emerson Palmieri haunted his old club. The Blues had plenty of possession throughout the contest but could not overcome their London rivals despite some fluid play from their January signings including Joao Felix, Enzo Fernandez and Noni Madueke. Getty Felix scored the … Read more

Joelinton scores winner as Magpies take huge step towards place at Wembley after Armstrong’s late equaliser disallowed

Newcastle took a huge step towards a place at Wembley by beating Southampton 1-0 in the Carabao Cup semi-final first leg. Joelinton’s tap-in from substitute Alexander Isak’s cross was enough to seal the important win for Eddie Howe’s side. Although the Saints did think they had pegged the Magpies back after Adam Armstrong bundled the … Read more

‘It’s a strange one’ – Manchester City left fuming over controversial Bruno Fernandes equaliser which sparked incredible Man United comeback victory and dented Pep Guardiola’s title hopes

Manchester City were left fuming as Bruno Fernandes’ equaliser in the 2-1 defeat to Man United was allowed to stand. Pep Guardiola’s side went into the derby knowing they needed a win to close the gap on Arsenal in the Premier League title race. Getty City were far from pleased with the outcome Getty Fernandes … Read more

Gary Neville claims Unai Simon is Spain’s ‘weak link’ after goalkeeper’s blunder against Japan, insisting David de Gea would have saved Ritsu Doan’s equaliser

Gary Neville insists David de Gea would not have conceded Japan’s first goal against Spain which came from a mistake by first-choice goalkeeper Unai Simon. The 2010 World Cup winners were given a fright when they edged through to the Round of 16 in second place, after leading the group at kick-off. Getty Images – … Read more

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk bites back after Netherlands legend Marco van Basten blamed him for Ecuador equaliser at World Cup

Netherlands captain Virgil van Dijk has hit back at Dutch legend Marco van Basten – who claimed he was at fault for Ecuador’s equaliser on Friday. Louis van Gaal’s side are still at risk of failing to qualify for the knockout stages of the 2022 World Cup, after throwing away a 1-0 lead against Ecuador … Read more

Enner Valencia makes World Cup history with equaliser against the Netherlands after scoring Ecuador’s sixth consecutive goal at tournament

Enner Valencia made World Cup history with his equaliser against Netherlands to earn Ecuador a well-earned point. The ex-West Ham striker has now scored his country’s last six goals at the global tournament stretching back to 2014. Reuters Fenerbahce striker Valencia got Ecuador back on level terms in the 49th minute against the Netherlands Getty … Read more

Andre Ayew was still celebrating his equaliser on substitutes bench when Portugal scored… then threw water bottle down as Ghana conceded again

Andre Ayew could not quite believe it when his Ghana side conceded just seconds after he came off the pitch. The 32-year-old got his side back on level terms as he cancelled out Cristiano Ronaldo’s penalty for Portugal. Getty Ayew had scored his 24th goal for Ghana Ayew was still celebrating… but then Portugal scored … Read more