Griezmann bails Atletico out FT: Athletic Bilbao 2-2 Atletico Madrid (Match Report)

Athletic Bilbao 2-2 Atletico Madrid

Antoine Griezmann’s strike from distance 10 minutes from time earned Atletico Madrid a 2-2 draw against Athletic Bilbao. Diego Simeone’s team initially took an early lead through Koke at San Mames, the midfielder’s cross evading everybody before nestling in the far corner of the net. However, a fine effort by Inigo Lekue just before half…

Hull’s Ryan Mason taken to hospital after head collision with Gary Cahill

Ryan Mason and Gary Cahill

Ryan Mason left the field on a stretcher and in a neck brace after a sickening clash of heads with Gary Cahill during Sunday’s game at Stamford Bridge. The Hull midfielder, 25, went down in a heap after the collision with the Chelsea defender, who played on after receiving treatment. Referee Neil Swarbrick stopped play…

Dybala, Higuain orchestrate Lazio defeat FT: Juventus 2-0 (Match Report)

Juventus 2-0 Lazio

An audacious new Juventus system got the job done within 16 minutes, as Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain swept Lazio aside 2-0. The Serie A leaders were smarting after a defeat to Fiorentina, while Claudio Marchisio, Patrice Evra, Mario Lemina, Medhi Benatia and suspended Alex Sandro and Stefano Sturaro missed out. On his 300th Serie…

Steven Gerrard reacts to Liverpool defeat, says catching Chelsea will be difficult

Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard has declared that the Reds may have frittered away their chance of winning this season’s Premier League title after losing at home to Swansea, as it will be mighty hard for them to catch league leaders Chelsea. Spanish international Fernando Llorente was the hero in Swansea’s first league victory under new…