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…
Heroics at both ends led Manchester City to a 2-1 win at Old Trafford.
Olivier Giroud’s goal off the bench leads Arsenal to a point at St. Mary’s.
Mohamed Salah scored his 19th Liverpool goal in the first half, and Everton couldn’t find a chance for most of the match.
Saturday’s Premier League appetizers for a double derby Sunday were quite tasty.
West Ham’s an ambitious club, at least from its recent spending, and its new manager is on board with the idea.
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…