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Chelsea 1-1 Norwich (Chelsea win 5-3 on penalties) – Antonio Conte's men rated and slated

A couple of early heart-in-mouth moments as the former Man City ‘keeper raced from his goal. We can put those moments down to boredom of playing understudy to Thibaut Courtois? Looked shaky all evening. Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Chelsea are through to the fourth round of the FA Cup, but needed extra time and penalties to defeat a plucky Norwich City side. The Blues lined up with a strong side, but couldn’t break down the Canaries in the first half, despite Danny Drinkwater rattling the bar. They did make the breakthrough…

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Chelsea 0-0 Leicester: Blues stars rated and slated

The Belgian was far busier than he would have expected to be. He made a superb save early-on from a Wilfred Ndidi header. The Leicester man wheeled away thinking he’d scored. Saturday, January 13, 2018 Chelsea drew a third straight blank with a lacklustre display at home to ten-man Leicester City.  It stretches their winless run to four games in all competitions and the Blues barely had a chance of note.  With 20 minutes to go Ben Chilwell was sent off for the Foxes, who arguably had the better of…

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Manchester City 2-1 Bristol City: Guardiola's men rated and slated

An assured performance from the sometimes unreliable keeper and Bravo was unlucky not to have saved Reid’s penalty after getting a hand to the low effort. Tuesday, January 9, 2018 Sergio Ageuro’s injury-time winner ensured Manchester City would go into the second leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final against Bristol City with a slender 2-1 lead.  The hosts started brightly but found themselves a goal down when John Stones’ rash tackle on Bobby Reid gave Lee Johnson’s men a penalty. Reid stepped up and scored the spot-kick just before the…

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Manchester City 4-1 Burnley: Pep Guardiola's men rated and slated

Despite what people may say, Bravo stood no chance of stopping Ashley Barnes’ opening goal at the Etihad. However, his reluctance to come off his line gave City fans a reminder of what they have not been missing this season. Saturday, January 6, 2018 Manchester City kept their quadruple hopes alive after a storming comeback victory against Burnley in the third-round of the FA Cup. Sergio Aguero’s brace along with goals from Leroy Sane and Bernardo Silva helped the Citizens cancel out Ashley Barnes’ opener to seal their progress to…

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Liverpool 2-1 Everton: Reds stars rated and slated

Comically lost possession of the ball after colliding with Van Dijk and will not have helped his teammate’s debut nerves with a poor display of communication at the back. Friday, January 5, 2018 Liverpool booked their place in the fourth-round of the FA Cup after seeing off Everton at Anfield. Goals from James Milner and debutant Virgil van Dijk helped the Reds claim a first ever home win against their rivals in the competition. Victory for Jurgen Klopp’s men keeps the club in running for domestic silverware as they attempt…

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West Brom 1-1 Arsenal: Gunners stars rated and slated

Initially struggled to shake off an injury after clashing with Jay Rodriguez. However, the experienced goalkeeper recovered and produced a number of key saves to deny the Baggies a much needed victory under Alan Pardew. Sunday, December 31, 2017 Arsenal were denied a vital victory in their quest to qualify for Champions League football by a late West Brom penalty at the Hawthorns. Alexis Sanchez looked to have sealed all three points for the Gunners before Calum Chambers was harshly adjudged to have handballed in the penalty area. The result…

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Liverpool 2-1 Leicester City: Reds stars rated and slated

The German had little to do after coming in for Simon Mignolet. He was fairly steady and showed good moments with his distribution. Saturday, December 30, 2017 It was Mohamed Salah at the double for Liverpool as they came from behind to defeat Leicester City 2-1 at Anfield. The Reds got off to a terrible start on home soil as a Joel Matip error led to a goal from Jamie Vardy but, after working their way into the game, Jurgen Klopp’s men missed a series of excellent opportunities. They could…

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