London, England (SportsNetwork.com) – Chelsea widened its margin atop the
Premiership table to seven points on Saturday after a 4-0 victory over 10-man
Tottenham-Hotspur at Stamford Bridge.
Coming off a superb second-half performance against Fulham last week which
included a hat trick from Andre Schurrle, the Blues were a bit sluggish out of
the gate and failed to produce many scoring chances in a scoreless first half.
But the match turned sharply in Chelsea’s favor in a span of four minutes as a
poor back pass from continue
Edinburgh, Scotland (SportsNetwork.com) – John Sutton’s second goal of the day
came in stoppage time on Saturday to rescue a point for Motherwell in a
thrilling 3-3 draw with Hibernian at Easter Road.
Sutton opened the scoring for Motherwell just 12 minutes into the match and
Lionel Ainsworth found the back of the net just prior to the half-hour mark to
give the visitors a quick two-goal lead.
But Hibernian answered with three straight goals from Jordan Forster, Michael
Nelson and Paul Heffernan for a 3-2 lead with continue
Carson, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – The 2014 season can’t start soon enough for
Chivas USA after another disappointing campaign in 2013.
And the Goats will finally take the field on Sunday at the StubHub Center
against the Chicago Fire, a team that also made a number of changes to its
side from last season.
After losing the final five games of 2013 by a combined score of 18-2 there
was certainly enough incentive for the club to make sweeping changes, starting
at the top.
Frisco, TX (SportsNetwork.com) – There will be new faces on the sidelines at
Toyota Stadium as both FC Dallas and the Montreal Impact break in new head
coaches during their season-opening clash.
Montreal heads to Texas under the direction of former Chicago Fire boss Frank
Klopas, who took over after last season for Marco Schallibaum.
Under Schallibaum the Impact got off to a great start last year but faded
badly down the stretch, leading to a quick playoff exit at the hands of the
Marseille, France (SportsNetwork.com) – Valentin Eysseric’s second-half tally
held up as the winner on Friday as Nice earned a 1-0 result over Marseille at
the Stade de Velodrome.
Marseille dominated proceedings, keeping more of the ball and firing six shots
on target, but the home side was unable to break down a stout Nice back line
as the clubs went into the intermission scoreless.
Despite being outplayed for the majority of the match, Nice took advantage of
their only shot on target with some set-piece magic as Eysseric lined up continue