Georginio Wijnaldum’s early header earned Liverpool a 1-0 New Year’s Eve victory over Manchester City that left Pep Guardiola’s men 10 points behind Premier League leaders Chelsea. Advertisements
Month: December 2016
Willian scored twice as Chelsea claimed a record-equalling 13th consecutive Premier League victory by beating Stoke City 4-2 on Saturday to provisionally move nine points clear at the summit.
Manchester United came perilously close to seeing their own winning streak end, only for late goals by star signings Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba to secure a 2-1 home win over Middlesbrough.
Francoise Amiridis, the wife of Greece’s Ambassador to Brazil Kyriakos Amiridis, arrives at a police station to be interrogated in connection with her husband’s disappearance in Belford Roxo, Brazil. (FABIANO ROCHA/AP) Police in Brazil believe that Greece’s ambassador to the… Read More ›
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