Player ratings as Fernandes redemption inspires big win

Manchester United have one foot in the Europa League quarter-finals after a 4-1 victory over Real Betis at Old Trafford on Thursday night, featuring goals of great quality from both teams. In a perfect response to Sunday’s embarrassing 7-0 defeat, Marcus Rashford gave United an early lead. Ayoze Perez, on loan from Leicester scored a […]

U23 Afcon qualifiers: ‘A ploy to distract the team’ – Boboye rubbishes ‘malicious’ claims against Nigeria U23 coach Salisu Yusuf

The tactician has lashed out at the outlandish report aimed at undermining Nigeria’s chances against Guinea Coach Kennedy Boboye has described as ‘malicious’ allegations levelled against Nigeria U23 handler Salisu Yusuf ahead of next week’s fixture against Guinea. The Dream Team will square up against the West Africans in the Third Round qualifying of the […]

Hidemasa Morita’s own goal keeps Arsenal level with Sporting | Europa League

This was not Arsenal’s most exhilarating comeback of the past week, but it may prove significant nonetheless. They are in the box seat for a place in the Europa League quarter-finals, even if their performance hardly screamed of wild enthusiasm for a prolonged run. A competent display in the second leg would surely overcome a […]