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

Advertisements

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/

Giroud goal grabs point for Arsenal

Olivier Giroud’s goal off the bench leads Arsenal to a point at St. Mary’s.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/12/10/giroud-goal-grabs-point-for-arsenal/

Liverpool 1-1 Everton: An absolute heist

Mohamed Salah scored his 19th Liverpool goal in the first half, and Everton couldn’t find a chance for most of the match.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/12/10/liverpool-1-1-everton-an-absolute-heist/

Premier League roundup: Foxes flying again

Saturday’s Premier League appetizers for a double derby Sunday were quite tasty.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/12/09/premier-league-roundup-foxes-flying-again/

Moyes: Wonderful Chelsea gives us a target

West Ham’s an ambitious club, at least from its recent spending, and its new manager is on board with the idea.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/12/09/moyes-wonderful-chelsea-gives-us-a-target/

Conte: Chelsea out of title race after defeat at West Ham

LONDON — Chelsea’s hopes of retaining its Premier League title are over, according to manager Antonio Conte. A 1-0 loss at West Ham on Saturday saw Chelsea fail to close an 11-point gap on leader Manchester City, which could be extended even more when City faces second-place Manchester United on Sunday. Marko Arnautovic’s early strike…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/conte-chelsea-out-of-title-race-after-defeat-at-west-ham