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FA Cup: Willian double helps Chelsea register 3-0 win on Gonzalo Higuain debut

Brazil international Willian struck with a delightful side-footed volley from distance seven minutes from time to double his tally after converting a first-half penalty.

Jan 28, 2019, 14:01 PM IST

EPL: Chelsea beat Newcastle United 2-1 to stay safely in top four

Salomon Rondon, Ayoze Perez and Christian Atsu all had chances on the break but could not find an equaliser for former Chelsea boss Rafael Benitez.

Jan 14, 2019, 10:40 AM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018 Brazil vs Belgium: Willian geared up to take on his Chelsea teammate Eden Hazard

Brazil's World Cup quarter-final against Belgium will pit two of Chelsea's best midfielders against each other but Brazil's Willian told reporters that he will be doing everything he can to send his teammate Eden Hazard home early from Russia.

Jul 05, 2018, 15:11 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: Gabriel Jesus hopes to make World Cup history for Brazil

"We have to remember those players who made history. I don't want to replace someone's name, I want my name to be beside theirs. Our focus here is the collective game," Jesus, Brazil's 21-year-old star, has said.

Jun 15, 2018, 15:11 PM IST

Brazil set to put dour World Cup performances behind them

If anything summed up Brazil`s new approach under coach Tite, it was his celebration of the fact that they committed only eight fouls in Sunday`s 3-0 friendly win over Austria.

Jun 11, 2018, 15:46 PM IST

No room for error for Brazil at World Cup, says Willian

Brazil midfielder Willian believes that his side cannot make any mistakes at the upcoming Football World Cup at Russia if Brazil wanted to win its record sixth title.

Jun 01, 2018, 13:05 PM IST

Chelsea scorer Willian wants Blues to press harder at Camp Nou to beat Barcelona in return leg

The Brazilian`s fine goal was not enough for victory in a compelling last 16, first-leg at Stamford Bridge as Lionel Messi pounced after a defensive mistake by Chelsea to earn Barca a 1-1 draw which has left the fascinating tie evenly poised.

Feb 21, 2018, 10:17 AM IST

Chelsea thrash Hull City 4-0 to reach FA Cup quarterfinals

Willian bagged two and Olivier Giroud scored his first goal for the club since joining from London rivals Arsenal, while Pedro was also on target for Antonio Conte's dominant side. 

Feb 17, 2018, 10:33 AM IST

EPL Saturday Report: Willian rides to Chelsea's rescue, Manchester United close gap on City

Antonio Conte`s Chelsea were five minutes away from suffering a major blow to their hopes of defending the title after falling behind to Mohamed Salah`s opener at Anfield.

Nov 26, 2017, 09:55 AM IST

Michy Batshuayi scores twice as Chelsea beat Arsenal 3-0 in pre-season friendly

Brazilian Willian opened scoring in the early stages of the game for the Premier League champions. 

Jul 22, 2017, 21:58 PM IST

EPL Report: Willian extends Chelsea run, Liverpool down Manchester City

Antonio Conte`s side remain six points clear of second-placed Liverpool heading into 2017.

Jan 01, 2017, 09:46 AM IST

Manchester United plan GBP 25 million bid for Chelsea outcast Willian in January window

Mourinho rates the 28-year-old Willian highly, and believes his free running skills and pace could be a vital asset as he attempts to rebuild Manchester United.

Nov 25, 2016, 15:50 PM IST

Guus Hiddink gets first Chelsea win, Tottenham Hotspur held

Oscar, Willian and Diego Costa scored the goals at a sodden Selhurst Park as champions Chelsea recorded their first win since the sacking of Jose Mourinho.

Jan 03, 2016, 23:35 PM IST

Champions League: Five things we learned from Chelsea's win against FC Porto

Chelsea went ahead with a Marcano Sierra own goal and didn't look back from there after Willian netted in the second to win the game for his side.

Dec 10, 2015, 17:53 PM IST

Players behind Jose Mourinho: Chelsea midfielder Willian

The 27-year-old believes he can take his game to an even higher level as he enters his peak years.

Nov 17, 2015, 13:08 PM IST

2018 WC qualifiers: Willian brace lifts Brazil, Argentina held to draw

Brazil kick-started their South American World Cup qualifying campaign with a 3-1 victory over Venezuela as Chile, Ecuador and Uruguay posted their second wins and Argentina gained their first point.

Oct 14, 2015, 13:12 PM IST

Brazil would be happy to beat Venezeula 1-0: Willian

Brazil would be content to secure a 1-0 victory over Venezuela in their home 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier on Tuesday, midfielder Willian said.

Oct 12, 2015, 13:32 PM IST

Jose Mourinho in debt to supersubs Ramires, Willian

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho admitted he owed a debt of gratitude to substitutes, Ramires and Willian who were responsible for the fightback which earned a 2-2 draw at Newcastle.

Sep 27, 2015, 05:12 AM IST

Pedro, Willian out of Arsenal clash, confirms Jose Mourinho

Chelsea will be without Pedro and Willian in Saturday`s Premier League clash with Arsenal, manager Jose Mourinho has said.

Sep 17, 2015, 18:01 PM IST

Substitute Neymar inspires Brazil to 4-1 win over U.S

Substitute Neymar scored two second-half goals to inspire Brazil to a 4-1 win over the United States in Massachusetts on Tuesday.

Sep 09, 2015, 09:13 AM IST