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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp highlighted the arrival of Bruno Fernandes at Manchester United as the major force behind the Red Devils' resurgence ahead of a top-of-the-table clash between the sides on Sunday.
Author: AFP
Posted: January 15, 2021, 2:33 pm
As we approach the half-term report stage of the Premier League season, Scott Parker's Fulham are strong contenders for the most improved prize. This column last month highlighted their competitive underlying numbers and the impressive combination of dribbling and tackling provided by midfielder Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa, and a mid-week draw at Tottenham was further evidence of their development. On Saturday they face Chelsea at Craven Cottage in a London derby that has been the most one-sided in Premier League history. Fulham have won just one of their last 28 league meetings with Chelsea, a win ratio of just 3.6 per cent. The second-worst win ratio in London derbies during the Premier League era is Fulham's record against Arsenal, with a return of just 10.3 per cent. Fulham's only Premier League victory over Chelsea came in March 2006 when Jose Mourinho's team were well on their way to consecutive league titles, thanks to a Louis Boa Morte goal. Their struggles against their west London neighbours extend beyond 1992, with Fulham winning just three of 50 league matches against Chelsea in their history. Fulham's draw at Spurs stopped a run of 13 consecutive Premier League defeats in London derbies. Regardless of their historic superiority, this is a crucial game for Chelsea and Frank Lampard after a run of just one win in six league games. According to most expected goals models, Chelsea still have the third-best attack in the division and their expected goals against total is lower than Liverpool's. They have struggled to respond to set-backs in recent weeks though, particularly in defeats against Arsenal and Manchester City in which they fell 3-0 down.
Author: The Telegraph
Posted: January 15, 2021, 2:25 pm
Plaques on either side of the entrance will celebrate this NY club’s recent addition to the National Register of Historic Places.
Author: USA TODAY Sports - Golfweek
Posted: January 15, 2021, 2:00 pm
Each week during the 2020-21 NBA season, we will take a deeper dive into three of the league’s biggest storylines in an attempt to determine whether the trends are based more in fact or fiction moving forward.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: January 15, 2021, 2:00 pm
The Mets have interest in signing free agent reliever Brad Hand. Here's the latest...
Author: SNY
Posted: January 15, 2021, 1:49 pm
Here are the best players at every position from this year's bowl season.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 2:35 pm
Our list of the greatest players at each position to have played for and been yelled at by Nick Saban.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 2:35 pm
The USMNT played just four matches in a 2020 turned upside down by COVID-19, so ESPN details what Gregg Berhalter & Co. need to accomplish in 2021.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 2:15 pm
Argentine golfer Angel Cabrera was arrested in Brazil for extradition to his homeland to face charges of assault, theft, illegal intimidation and repeated disrespect to authorities.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 2:07 pm
Adrian Peterson has been ordered to pay a Pennsylvania loan company $8,268,426.21 after defaulting on a loan in 2016, according to New York State Supreme Court records.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 2:07 pm
Wayne Rooney is named as Derby County's new manager, with the ex-England captain also announcing his retirement from playing.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 2:27 pm
Captain Joe Root scores his first Test century since 2019 to help England build a substantial lead over Sri Lanka in the first Test in Galle.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 1:11 pm
Lucas Piazon played - well, technically at least - under eight different Chelsea managers but he has now left the club for good.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 12:12 pm
French motorcyclist Pierre Cherpin dies five days after crashing during stage seven of the Dakar Rally.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 11:33 am
Sale Sharks appoint former England flanker and Saracens forwards and defence coach Alex Sanderson as director of rugby.
Posted: January 15, 2021, 11:27 am

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