Roma beats champion Juventus 2-0 in bid for top 4 spot

Soccer 05/12/19, 16:38

Roma kept its bid to qualify for the Champions League very much alive with a 2-0 win over Italian champion Juventus in Serie A on Sunday.Edin Dzeko set up Alessandro Florenzi for the opener 11 minutes from time and scored himself in stoppage time to seal the result.Cristiano Ronaldo had ...

Roma beats Cagliari to move into Serie A top 4

Soccer 04/27/19, 13:23

Roma moved into the Champions League qualifying places after seeing off Cagliari 3-0 in Serie A on Saturday. The capital side was 2-0 up within eight minutes thanks to Federico Fazio and Javier Pastore. Aleksandar Kolarov added a third late on. Roma moved to fourth, two points above AC Milan and Atalanta, ...

Roma beats Empoli 2-1 in Ranieri’s 1st match back in charge

Soccer 03/11/19, 17:08

Claudio Ranieri won his first game back in charge at Roma but it was far from comfortable.Stephan El Shaarawy and Patrik Schick scored in the first half, and relegation-threatened Empoli's late equalizer was disallowed on video review as Roma held on to win 2-1 on Monday.Captain Alessandro Florenzi was sent ...

Roma hires Ranieri as coach until the end of the season

Soccer 03/08/19, 11:25

Roma appointed Claudio Ranieri as interim coach on Friday, a day after firing Eusebio Di Francesco following the Italian team's elimination from the Champions League.The 67-year-old Ranieri, who will be interim coach until the end of the season, flew to Rome on Friday and signed a contract until June 30.It ...

Monchi leaves Roma in more Champions League fallout

Sports 03/08/19, 09:40

Roma sports director Ramon Rodriguez Verdejo, known as Monchi, has left the club following its Champions League exit.Roma says "the two parties have reached a mutual agreement to bring an early end to their professional relationship."Monchi was hired in April 2017 after ending a 17-year stint with Sevilla. He had ...

Premier League struggler Fulham fires manager Ranieri

Soccer 02/28/19, 11:44

Fulham has fired manager Claudio Ranieri with the team facing relegation from the Premier League.Since being hired in November, the Italian has only collected 12 points from 16 matches. The west London club is in next-to-last place, 10 points from safety.Ranieri says he's "obviously disappointed with the recent results and ...

‘Risk-free’ Ranieri needs another miracle at Fulham

Soccer 02/28/19, 09:38

Shad Khan's overly bold words always seemed like they could come back to bite him.In welcoming Claudio Ranieri as Fulham manager in November, Khan — the American billionaire owner of the English soccer club — said it was a "risk-free" decision to bring in the 67-year-old Italian.Ranieri, after all, had ...

Southampton beats Fulham in Premier League relegation battle

Soccer 02/27/19, 17:35

Southampton climbed out of the Premier League's relegation zone with a 2-0 win over Fulham on Wednesday that pushed the visitors closer to the drop.The game ended with Fulham fans protesting against manager Claudio Ranieri, with the team now 10 points from safety with 10 games to go.First-half goals from ...

EPL’s delay introducing VAR helps West Ham defeat Fulham

Soccer 02/22/19, 18:18

Edging closer toward relegation, Fulham might not get the chance to benefit from video review when it finally arrives in the Premier League next season.Fulham did see how necessary VAR will be in a 3-1 loss at West Ham on Friday.West Ham striker Javier Hernandez cancelled out Ryan Babel's opener ...

Dubious Hernandez goal helps West Ham beat Fulham 3-1

Soccer 02/22/19, 17:49

A controversial goal by Javier Hernandez helped West Ham to a 3-1 come-from-behind victory against relegation-threatened Fulham in the Premier League Friday.Ryan Babel gave Fulham the lead in the 3rd minute at the Olympic Stadium when he tapped in a cross from Jean Michael Seri.Hernandez leveled in the 29th when ...

Fulham’s survival hopes take hit with 2-0 loss at Palace

Soccer 02/02/19, 12:59

Fulham's hopes of survival in the English Premier League took another hit with a 2-0 loss at Crystal Palace on Saturday.An improved display in defeat against Tottenham and a 4-2 victory over Brighton had presented Claudio Ranieri's Fulham with some momentum, but the team was outplayed by Palace and again ...

Oldham, Barnet produce big upsets in FA Cup

Sports 01/06/19, 11:16

The FA Cup delivered two big shocks in the third round on Sunday as Premier League team Fulham was humiliated by fourth-tier Oldham and non-league side Barnet beat Sheffield United despite a gap of 84 places in English soccer's pyramid.There was no so-called "giant-killing" at Manchester City's Etihad Stadium, though, ...

Arsenal beats Fulham 4-1, keeps in touch with EPL’s top 4

Soccer 01/01/19, 12:17

Arsenal bounced back from its mauling by Liverpool by easing past Fulham 4-1 in the Premier League to move to within two points of the Champions League qualification positions on Tuesday.Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wrapped up a routine victory in the 84th minute with his 14th goal of the campaign, leaving him ...

Late Mitrovic goal earns Fulham vital win over Huddersfield

Soccer 12/29/18, 12:51

Fulham revived its battle against Premier League relegation when Aleksandar Mitrovic scored in stoppage time to secure a vital 1-0 victory over last-place Huddersfield on Saturday.Soon after teammate Aboubakar Kamara had a penalty saved, Mitrovic scored at the end of a rapid counterattack to lift Fulham into 18th place — ...

Fulham off the bottom after 1-1 draw with Wolverhampton

Soccer 12/26/18, 10:01

Fulham climbed off the foot of the Premier League after drawing 1-1 at home to Wolverhampton on Wednesday.Captain Aleksandar Mitrovic was a constant thorn in Wolverhampton's side and several times went close to scoring in the first half at Craven Cottage.Fulham finally broke through in the 74th minute through Ryan ...

No laughing matter for Benitez as Fulham holds Newcastle

Soccer 12/22/18, 13:01

Comedy fan Rafael Benitez had little to smile about after his Newcastle side was held by bottom club Fulham to a drab 0-0 in the English Premier League on Saturday.Newcastle did not have a single shot on target at St James' Park, leaving Benitez, who said ahead of the game ...

West Ham make it four wins in a row against Fulham

Soccer 12/15/18, 14:54

West Ham roared to a fourth straight English Premier League victory after goals by Robert Snodgrass and Michail Antonio earned a 2-0 win over bottom club Fulham on Saturday.On a freezing night at Craven Cottage, Manuel Pellegrini's side went ahead after 17 minutes when Felipe Anderson surged forward before laying ...

Fulham’s Ranieri denied win over former club Leicester

Soccer 12/05/18, 17:24

Fulham manager Claudio Ranieri was denied a victory over the team he famously led to an improbable Premier League title in 2016 as Leicester recovered from a goal down to secure a 1-1 draw on Wednesday.The London club was on course to move out of the relegation zone when Aboubakar ...

Man City, Liverpool enjoy big wins in Premier League

Soccer 11/24/18, 12:30

A two-week break for international soccer failed to break the stride of Manchester City and Liverpool in the Premier League.City swept to a 4-0 victory at West Ham to stay two points in the lead, with wingers Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling between them involved in all the goals at ...

Ranieri’s task at struggling Fulham: Getting back to basics

Sports 11/22/18, 05:01

Before burgers must come the basics.The arrival of Claudio Ranieri as Fulham coach should ensure an end to the chaotic selections, loose defending and naive approach that marked the promoted team's turbulent first three months back in the Premier League under now-departed manager Slavisa Jokanovic.Soccer is a simple game to ...

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