Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho has described his derby winner against Manchester United as a “dream come true”. The Nigerian netted City’s second at Old Trafford in a 2-1 win, doubling the lead given to the visitors by Kevin De Bruyne, before Zlatan Ibrahimovic brought United back into the game on the stroke of half-time.
Manchester United’s friendly against Galatasaray on Saturday was always likely to revolve around Zlatan Ibrahimovic as he made his first appearance for the club – and the veteran striker did not disappoint as he opened his account after just four minutes with an acrobatic effort. The signing of Ibrahimovic, coupled with the arrival of new
Following unsuccessful semi-final fixtures, Carlos Bacca scored the only goal of the match in the 31st minute in Arizona as Colombia recorded their best performance at the Copa America since they won South America’s premier tournament in 2001. Bacca netted his 13th international goal after scrambling the ball into the net from close range
Ricardo Quaresma struck a dramatic winner late in the second half of extra time as Portugal scraped past Croatia 1-0 in a dour Euro 2016 last-16 encounter in Lens. Portugal advanced to the knockout stages following an electric 3-3 draw with Hungary in Lyon, but Saturday’s game could not have contrasted more starkly. Although Marcelo
Italy forward Eder has not received the credit he is due for the winning goal against Sweden because he does not have the profile of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, according to team-mate Marco Parolo. The Inter striker struck with two minutes remaining to seal a 1-0 victory in Toulouse on Friday, ensuring Antonio Conte’s
Russia captain Vasili Berezutski scored an injury-time equaliser to deny England a deserved win in their Euro 2016 opener in Marseille. Roy Hodgson’s side were dominant from start to finish at the Stade Velodrome, but were left to rue a combination of wasteful finishing and Russian resilience as Leonid Slutsky’s side somehow escaped with a
Jordi Alba did not want to take too much of the credit after his extra-time goal broke the deadlock in Barcelona’s 2-0 win over Sevilla in the Copa del Rey final. Alba slid the ball across goal and into the back of the net at the far post after Lionel Messi produced a magical pass
The Nigerian was in superb form for the Horses and scored his side’s only goal against the Meat as Leonid Slutsky’s men maintained their lead atop the Russian topflight log Ahmed Musa scored the winner as CSKA Moscow beat Spartak Moscow 1-0 in the Russian Premier League game played at the Arena Khimki on Sunday.
Tottenham’s goal-scoring hero Dele Alli admitted he “shocked” himself with his sublime goal in the 3-1 win over Crystal Palace on Saturday. The 19-year-old attacking midfielder scored a stunning strike with six minutes to play at Selhurst Park, chipping the ball over a Palace defender before scoring with a volley from outside the area. Alli,
The Premier League’s Goal Accreditation Panel has clarified on the identity of the goalscorer in Watford’s 2 – 2 draw with Chelsea in the Premier League on Boxing Day. Odion Ighalo was earlier awarded the 56th minute but after a careful review by the so – called Dubious Goals Panel, it has been credited as