The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Arsenal defeated Liverpool 2-0 to extend its lead in English soccer’s Premier League as its two closest pursuers lost.
Sergio Aguero scored twice as Manchester City routed defending champion Manchester United 4-1 in English soccer’s Premier League. Arsenal beat Stoke City 3-1 to top the standings.
Chelsea plans to boost its attack with moves for Manchester City forward Carlos Tevez and Wolfsburg striker Edin Dzeko, the News of the World reported, without citing anyone.
Manchester City was upset 3-2 at promoted Cardiff City in English soccer’s Premier League, while Tottenham Hotspur beat Swansea 1-0 for its second straight win.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored three goals as Real Madrid routed Galatasaray 6-1 in soccer’s Champions League, while Bayern Munich opened its title defense with a 3-0 win over CSKA Moscow.
Arsenal defeated Swansea 2-1 to move into first place in English soccer’s Premier League, as Manchester United and Manchester City both lost.
Alvaro Negredo and Yaya Toure scored in the second half to give Manchester City a 2-0 win over Hull City in English soccer’s Premier League.
Manchester United retained its seven-point lead in soccer’s Premier League after a 2-1 victory over Liverpool yesterday, as second-place Manchester City won 2- 0 at 10-man Arsenal.
Manchester City beat Tottenham 2-1 to go second in soccer’s Premier League as Chelsea was held to a 1-1 tie by Liverpool. Chelsea’s John Terry scored, then left the field injured on his return from a ban for racial abuse.
"We had no luck with the French, maybe the Portuguese can be our ticket to Euro 2012."
- Edin Dzeko on Oct 13, 2011