Manchester United revived its Premier League title defense with a 1-0 win over leader Arsenal as Robin van Persie scored against his former team for the third straight game.
Tottenham Hotspur beat Hull City 8-7 on penalties to advance to the quarterfinals of English soccer’s League Cup along with Manchester City, which scored twice in extra time to defeat Newcastle United 2-0.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.
Manchester United scored three second-half goals to beat Tottenham and extend its club-record home winning streak in the Premier League to 16 matches.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Tottenham remained in third place in English soccer’s Premier League with a 1-1 home tie against Chelsea.
Manchester United won 3-0 at Newcastle to climb to second in soccer’s Premier League, while Tottenham beat Aston Villa 2-0 for its fourth straight victory.
The Los Angeles Galaxy signed Totttenham goalkeeper Carlo Cudicini on a free transfer, the Major League Soccer club said on its website.
Chelsea coach Carlo Ancelotti said his team is “improving” and can still retain the Premier League soccer title even after failing to win for a seventh time in eight matches.
"We showed great character to stick in there."
- Brad Friedel on Mar 14, 2013