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Christian Benteke

Crystal Palace's Christian Benteke ends 14-game goal drought, scores against Leicester City

The 27-year-old Belgian international striker owed his team-mates a goal after controversially missing a last-gasp penalty he shouldn't have taken in last Saturday`s 2-2 draw with Bournemouth.

Dec 16, 2017, 19:33 PM IST

EPL: Christian Benteke shouldn't have taken penalty, says Roy Hodgson

After Jermain Defoe put Bournemouth ahead, Palace came from behind to lead through Milivojevic's penalty and a close-range effort by substitute Scott Dann, who came on for the injured Mamadou Sakho.

Dec 10, 2017, 00:22 AM IST

Premier League Results: Everton up to third in the table despite being held by Palace 1-1

Benteke headed the equaliser for Palace five minutes into the second half after Lukaku opened the scoring in the 36th minute.

Oct 01, 2016, 09:28 AM IST

Crystal Palace pay record fee for striker Christian Benteke

"I`m very happy to commit my future to Crystal Palace and I`m looking forward to meeting the manager, the players and the staff," Benteke told Palace`s official website.

Aug 20, 2016, 16:49 PM IST

Premier League: Eden Hazard hits stunner, but Liverpool snatch point after Christian Benteke's injury-time goal

Chelsea will also undergo significant change over the coming months, but mainly on the pitch.

May 12, 2016, 09:46 AM IST

EPL Gameweek 29, Sunday Report: Juan Mata off as Manchester United lose, Christian Benteke saves Liverpool

United are now in danger of being caught by forthcoming Europa League opponents Liverpool.

Mar 07, 2016, 00:39 AM IST

Premier League: Stoke City expose Louis van Gaal, Shane Long dents Arsenal bid

Van Gaal`s side slipped to sixth in the table, three points below the Champions League places.

Dec 26, 2015, 23:28 PM IST

EPL Gameweek 16: Sunday football - As it happened...

Arsenal went a point clear of City and Leicester and three points above fourth-place Manchester United, who lost 2-1 at Bournemouth on Saturday.

Dec 13, 2015, 23:57 PM IST

EPL: Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho gives Jose Mourinho Halloween horror show at Stamford Bridge

Philippe Coutinho struck twice as Liverpool won 3-1 at Chelsea to ratchet up the pressure on Jose Mourinho.

Oct 31, 2015, 21:34 PM IST

Liverpool must overcome fear factor: Jurgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp has urged his players to collectively shake off the fear which engulfs the team every time things go against them.

Oct 26, 2015, 16:08 PM IST

Jurgen Klopp receives Liverpool double blow; Danny Ings, Joe Gomez out for entire season

Jurgen Klopp received a double blow ahead of his first match in charge, against Tottenham Hotspur, with Danny Ings joining Joe Gomez in the ever-growing list of Liverpool injury list.

Oct 15, 2015, 22:10 PM IST

Christian Benteke worth more to Aston Villa than Liverpool paid, says Tim Sherwood

Aston Villa would have demanded much more money for Christian Benteke if they could have predicted his form in the second half of last season, manager Tim Sherwood said ahead of their visit to the

Sep 25, 2015, 18:30 PM IST

Liverpool's Christian Benteke to undergo scan after hamstring injury

Liverpool striker Christian Benteke is set to undergo scan after sustaining a hamstring injury during their 1-1 draw to Norwich City on Sunday, first team coach Gary McAllister has said.

Sep 22, 2015, 18:30 PM IST

Premier League: Top 10 transfer window deals

AFP Sports lists the 10 biggest incoming Premier League transfers of the close-season transfer window after the deadline passed on Tuesday (fees approximate and as reported by British media):

Sep 01, 2015, 23:35 PM IST

Christian Benteke makes Liverpool unpredictable, says Brendan Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers has defended the perceived change in Liverpool`s playing style brought on by the inclusion of Christian Benteke and said the tall Belgian striker gives his side an element of unpredictability they were lacking last season.

Aug 24, 2015, 17:09 PM IST

Premier League says Christian Benteke goal for Liverpool should not have stood

A contentious goal scored by Liverpool striker Christian Benteke against Bournemouth last Monday should have been ruled out for offside, the Premier League admitted on Friday.

Aug 21, 2015, 21:46 PM IST

Christian Benteke gives us new dimension, says Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers backed new signing Christian Benteke to transform his side`s play after the former Aston Villa striker`s goal secured a 1-0 victory over promoted Bournemouth.

Aug 18, 2015, 09:13 AM IST

Premier League 2015-16: Gallant Bournemouth await first points after Anfield loss

Promoted Bournemouth are still waiting for their first Premier League points after succumbing to a controversial Christian Benteke goal in a 1-0 defeat at Liverpool on Monday.

Aug 18, 2015, 05:30 AM IST

Brendan Rodgers hails promising start by new strikeforce

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has expressed his delight with Christian Benteke and Roberto Firmino after the forwards made their first-team debuts in the club`s final warm-up match before the new Premier League season.

Aug 03, 2015, 15:40 PM IST

Brendan Rodgers hails 'incredible' Christian Benteke in Liverpool win

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers hailed new signing Christian Benteke after his wonder goal set the Premier League giants on their way to victory at third-tier Swindon Town in their final pre-season friendly on Sunday.


Aug 03, 2015, 01:39 AM IST