Colorado Rapids 4 LA Galaxy 0

By | Mar 31, 2008

David Beckham’s much ballyhooed trip to Colorado was spoiled by a gritty host side as the Colorado Rapids thumped the Los Angeles Galaxy 4-0 in the 2008 MLS season opener for both clubs at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park. Beckham missed last year’s Galaxy trip to Commerce City but played all 90 minutes on Saturday. The […]

Chelsea 1-0 Middlesbrough

By | Mar 31, 2008

A rare Ricardo Carvalho goal was enough for Chelsea as they hung on to beat Middlesbrough at Stamford Bridge. The defender headed home Wayne Bridge’s free-kick inside six minutes. But the visitors were unlucky not to claim at least a share of the spoils as they were denied by the woodwork on three occasions. Substitute […]

Liverpool 1-0 Everton

By | Mar 31, 2008

Liverpool strengthened their grip on fourth place after Fernando Torres’ 28th goal of the season gave them victory in the Merseyside derby. The Spaniard expertly slotted the ball beyond Tim Howard for the only goal of the game after just seven minutes. With Yakubu deployed as a lone striker Everton created very little, while Liverpool […]

Tottenham 1-4 Newcastle

By | Mar 31, 2008

Newcastle fought back from a goal down to record back-to-back victories for the first time since December. Habib Beye almost put Newcastle ahead when his shot hit the bar before Darren Bent’s header put Spurs in front. Newcastle equalised when Nicky Butt’s scuffed shot found the corner, and after the break Geremi’s free-kick put them […]

Birmingham 3-1 Man City

By | Mar 30, 2008

Two goals from Argentine Mauro Zarate gave 10-man Birmingham victory and a huge boost in their relegation fight at the expense of Manchester City. He clipped in Franck Queudrue’s pass on 40 minutes and then rifled home from the edge of the area after the break. Elano pulled one back with a penalty after Queudrue […]