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Europa League: It’s Chelsea-Benfica final

David Luiz(4) celebrates Chelsea's third goal

Chelsea reached the Europa League final for the first time in their history after surviving a first-half scare to defeat Swiss champions FC Basel 3-1 in the second leg of their semi-final on Thursday. Leading 2-1 from last week’s first leg in Switzerland, Chelsea risked elimination after Mohamed Salah’s well-taken goal in first-half injury time […]

Chelsea snatch last-gasp victory in Basel

david Luiz: celebrates goal

David Luiz scored with the very last kick of the game to earn Chelsea a dramatic 2-1 win at FC Basel in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final on Thursday. Basel, who were appearing in their first European semi-final, looked set to earn a draw after a contentious 87th-minute penalty from Fabian Schar […]

Europa Cup: Chelsea, Tottenham Get Easy Draw

Chelsea Football Club of England have been drawn with Rubin Kazan of Russia in the quarter finals of Europa League Cup. The quarter final draws were held Friday afternoon in Nyon, Switzerland, was attended by UEFA officials, club representatives and some former European players. Tottenham of England were also drawn with FC Basel of Switzerland; […]

Europa League: Mikel Returns, As Chelsea Face Prague

Super Eagles’ midfield star, Mikel Obi, will return to action for Chelsea tonight after he helped Nigeria win the recent AFCON in South Africa. Mikel, who was a regular at Chelsea before he left to represent Nigeria at the 2013 Nations Cup, is yet to feature for ‘The Blues’ since he returned, while compatriot Victor […]

Europe Beckons For Sunday Mba

Nigeria’s unlikely hero in the final of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, Sunday Mba, has said he hopes he has done enough to earn a dream move to Europe. On Sunday in Johannesburg, the 24-year-old Warri Wolves forward scored the goal that ended Nigeria’s 19-year wait for a continental glory as they won their […]

Chelsea, Fulham Clash In EPL

Rafa Benitez will expect boos from Chelsea fans when they host Fulham at Stamford Bridge tonight, but the hostile reception won’t bother the Spaniard a bit as he looks to seal his first win as Blues’ interim manager. Chelsea are without a win in five league games, latest ending in a scoreless draw against champions […]

Liverpool win thriller as Spurs, Newcastle held

Liverpool nearly paid the price for fielding a near second-string side for their Europa League Group A opener with Swiss side Young Boys in Bern on Thursday, but held on to win a thrilling match 5-3. The Merseyside giants were the only winners on the night with Newcastle held 0-0 at Maritimo in Portugal and […]

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