Arsenal defeated Liverpool 2-0 to extend its lead in English soccer’s Premier League as its two closest pursuers lost.
Fernando Torres scored a last-minute winner as Chelsea beat Manchester City 2-1 to regain second place in English soccer’s Premier League.
Fernando Torres scored a last- minute winner as Chelsea beat Manchester City 2-1 to regain second place in English soccer’s Premier League.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
A late header from Cristiano Ronaldo lifted Portugal past the Czech Republic 1-0 and into the semifinals of the European soccer championship.
Chelsea moved to the brink of elimination from soccer’s Champions League after a 3-0 loss at Juventus, while Barcelona and Bayern Munich were among four teams advancing to the last 16.
Chelsea captured its first Champions League title, beating Bayern Munich at the German club’s home field 4-3 in a penalty shootout.
All the numbers pointed to a Barcelona victory over Chelsea in their opening Champions League soccer semifinal except the final score.
Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech has been ruled out for three to four weeks after picking up a medial ligament injury in training, the Premier League club said on its website.
Jose Mourinho maintained his unbeaten home record in English Premier League soccer as Chelsea defeated Aston Villa 2-1.
"It's a big win."
- Petr Cech on Mar 14, 2013