Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is ready to put an end to his winless run against Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho when the Premier League leaders visit the Emirates Stadium on Sunday in a top-of-the-table clash.
Brazilian legend Pele is looking forward to a star-studded Copa America tournament this summer -- but has challenged Barcelona stars Lionel Messi and Neymar to reproduce their best club form at international level.
Saturday actions from the Gameweek 31 of English Premier League 2014-15 season witnessed as many as 25 goals, with Arsenal, Everton, Leicester, Manchester United, Swansea, QPR and Chelsea winning their fixtures. Tomorrow, Burley will host Tottenham, while Sunderland play Newcastle at home. On April 7, champions Manchester City visit Crystal Palace.
Brazil won their eighth successive game since the World Cup as Roberto Firmino`s goal gave them a feisty 1-0 victory over Chile in a friendly at Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium on Sunday. Firmino, a 61st-minute substitute, burst clear after 73 minutes and expertly rounded Chile keeper Claudio Bravo before dispatching a simple finish into the empty goal. Brazil forward Neymar and Chilean Alexis Sanchez were the standout players for their sides but were often wasteful after dazzling build-up play in a full-blooded game that was punctuated by a host of fouls and heavy challenges.
Arsenal remain a beacon of financial sobriety in the Premier League with an overall profit before tax of 11.1 million pounds ($17.16 million) in 2014 despite a record transfer outlay of more than 90 million pounds.
Chile striker Alexis Sanchez will be back in the Arsenal squad for Tuesday’s Premier League game against bottom club Leicester City as Arsene Wenger`s team look to bounce back immediately from their derby defeat by Tottenham Hotspur.
Arsenal`s new signing Gabriel Paulista could make his Premier League debut against Aston Villa but leading goalscorer Alexis Sanchez is not likely to be risked with a hamstring injury, manager Arsene Wenger said on Friday.