Alonso gives champion Chelsea 1-0 win over Southampton

LONDON — Marcos Alonso’s pinpoint free-kick gave Chelsea a 1-0 victory over Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday. The Spanish full-back curled a stunning 30-yard (meter) effort past goalkeeper Fraser Forster and into the net in first-half stoppage time. The champions could have added to their tally but Pedro Rodriguez hit a post and…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/alonso-gives-champion-chelsea-1-0-win-over-southampton

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Arsenal, Chelsea both win 1-0; Benteke ends goal drought

LONDON — With their title hopes relying on a Manchester City implosion, Arsenal and Chelsea are focused on a new objective of securing a top-four place. Arsenal edged past Newcastle 1-0 to end a three-game winless run in the Premier League after a fine strike by Mesut Ozil from the edge of the penalty area.…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/arsenal-chelsea-both-win-1-0-benteke-ends-goal-drought

When does the 2018 PDC World Darts Championship start? Is it on TV? Where is it being played? When are the Welsh players in action?

There are four Welshmen in this year’s competition via Wales http://ift.tt/2ksrAWR

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Second-half burst gives Ajax big win over Dutch leaders PSV

Sunday’s win moves Ajax to within seven points of the Eredivisie leaders, who have lost just twice all season.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/12/10/second-half-burst-gives-ajax-big-win-over-dutch-leaders-psv/

City beats United 2-1 in Manchester derby, leads EPL by 11

MANCHESTER, England — Manchester City capitalized on two defensive lapses by Romelu Lukaku to claim a record-setting 2-1 win over Manchester United and open up an 11-point lead over its fierce rival in the Premier League on Sunday. Both of Lukaku’s mistakes came in United’s penalty area while the forward was defending set pieces, with…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/city-beats-united-2-1-in-manchester-derby-leads-epl-by-11

To Man City go the spoils

Heroics at both ends led Manchester City to a 2-1 win at Old Trafford.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/12/10/to-man-city-go-the-spoils/

Winless Cologne wastes 3-goal lead to lose 4-3 to Freiburg

BERLIN — Nils Petersen scored two late penalties — one in the 90th minute and another in injury time — as Freiburg came from three goals down to beat Cologne 4-3 in the Bundesliga on Sunday. “We were patient to the end. Football writes such stories,” Petersen said. “It’s bitter for Cologne. I’m sorry for…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/cologne-wastes-3-goal-lead-to-lose-4-3-to-freiburg