Soccer-Rooney seals United triumph at Arsenal, Chelsea win again

http://ift.tt/eA8V8J * Costa and Hazard give leaders Chelsea 2-0 home victory * Manchester City recover to beat visiting Swansea 2-1 * Manchester United win away for first time this season (Adding late Arsenal v Manchester United match) By Mike Collett LONDON, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Manchester United won away for the first time this season when they beat Arsenal 2-1 at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday to climb to fourth in the Premier League table. …

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Soccer-Messi equals La Liga scoring record of 251 goals

http://ift.tt/eA8V8J * Argentina captain scores with free kick * Zarra record has stood for six decades (Adds details) BARCELONA, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Lionel Messi equalled the La Liga scoring record of 251 goals when he gave Barcelona a 1-0 lead with a superb free kick in the 21st minute of Saturday’s match at home to Sevilla. The record was set by former Athletic Bilbao striker Telmo Zarra in 1955 in the Spaniard’s 15th and final season with the Basque club. Zarra scored his 251 goals in 277 appearances, while Barca and Argentina captain Messi needed 289 games. …

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Soccer-Austrian championship results and standings

http://ift.tt/eA8V8J Nov 22 (Infostrada Sports) – Results and standings from the Austrian championship matches on Saturday Saturday, November 22Austria Vienna 4 FC Admira Wacker Modling 0 SC Wiener Neustadt 2 Wolfsberger AC 0 SV Grodig 3 Rapid Vienna 1 Ried 2 Altach 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Salzburg 15 10 1 4 48 18 31 2 Wolfsberger AC 16 9 1 6 24 16 28 ————————-3 Altach 16 6 6 4 22 20 24 4 Sturm Graz 15 6 4 5 21 18 22 ————————-5 Rapid Vienna 16 6 4 6 25 24 22 6 Austria Vienna 16 5 7 4 23 23 22 7 SV Groedig 16 5 6 5 22 27 21 8 Ried 16 5 4 7 18 24 19 9 FC Admira Wacker Modling 16 …

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Soccer-Lionel Messi’s 10 greatest Barcelona goals

http://ift.tt/eA8V8J MADRID, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Following is a selection of 10 of Barcelona forward Lionel Messi’s greatest goals for the Spanish club. Messi on Saturday equalled the La Liga scoring record of 251 goals set by former Athletic Bilbao forward Telmo Zarra six decades ago. * A floppy-haired Messi scored his first La Liga goal against Albacete in May, 2005, a delicate chip over the keeper from a Ronaldinho through ball. * The goal Messi scored against Getafe in April, 2007, has been compared to Diego Maradona’s brilliant effort for Argentina against England at the 1986 World Cup. …

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Soccer-Messi’s next targets after La Liga record

http://ift.tt/eA8V8J MADRID, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Following is a selection of targets and achievements that still elude Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi. Messi on Saturday equalled the La Liga scoring record of 251 goals set by former Athletic Bilbao forward Telmo Zarra six decades ago. * One glaring absence from Messi’s trophy collection is the World Cup. He was named player of the tournament at the 2014 edition in Brazil as Argentina lost 1-0 in the final to Germany. * Messi has never won a Copa America, the closest being Argentina’s second-place finish in 2007, and his aim now is the 2015 tournament. …

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Soccer-English premier league summaries

http://ift.tt/eA8V8J Nov 22 (Infostrada Sports) – Summaries from the English premier league matches on Saturday Arsenal 1 Olivier Giroud 90+5 Manchester United 2 Kieran Gibbs 56og, Wayne Rooney 85 Halftime: 0-0; Attendance: 60,074- – -Stoke City 1 Jonathan Walters 32 Burnley 2 Danny Ings 12,13 Halftime: 1-2; Attendance: 27,018- – -Newcastle United 1 Moussa Sissoko 78 Queens Park Rangers 0 Halftime: 0-0; Attendance: 51,915- – -Manchester City 2 Stevan Jovetic 19, Yaya Toure 62 Swansea City 1 Wilfried Bony 9 Halftime: 1-1; Attendance: 45,458- – -Chelsea 2 Diego Costa 11, Eden Hazard 25 West Bromwich Albion 0 Red …

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Soccer-Dutch championship top scorers

http://ift.tt/eA8V8J Nov 22 (Infostrada Sports) – Top scorers of the Dutch championship on Saturday 9 Michiel Kramer (ADO Den Haag) 8 Mark Uth (Heerenveen) 7 Memphis Depay (PSV Eindhoven) Bartholomew Ogbeche (SC Cambuur) 6 Lasse Schoene (Ajax Amsterdam) Luc Castaignos (Twente Enschede) Ruud Boymans (Utrecht) Adam Maher (PSV Eindhoven) Marko Vejinovic (Vitesse Arnhem) 5 Arkadiusz Milik (Ajax Amsterdam) Jeff Stans (Excelsior) Michael de Leeuw (Groningen) Mitchell te Vrede (Feyenoord) Adnane Tighadouini (NAC Breda) Tomas Necid (PEC Zwolle) Hakim Ziyech (Twente Enschede) Abiola Dauda (Vitesse Arnhem) Samuel Armenteros …

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Soccer-Bundesliga results and standings

http://ift.tt/eA8V8J Nov 22 (Infostrada Sports) – Results and standings from the Bundesliga matches on Saturday Saturday, November 22 Cologne 1 Hertha Berlin 2 Bayern Munich 4 Hoffenheim 0 Borussia Moenchengladbach 1 Eintracht Frankfurt 3 Mainz 2 Freiburg 2 Hanover 96 1 Bayer Leverkusen 3 SC Paderborn 2 Borussia Dortmund 2 Schalke 04 3 VfL Wolfsburg 2 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Bayern Munich 12 9 3 0 31 3 30 2 VfL Wolfsburg 12 7 2 3 24 12 23 3 Borussia Moenchengladbach 12 5 5 2 16 9 20 ————————-4 Bayer Leverkusen 12 5 5 2 20 16 20 ————————-5 Hanover 96 12 6 1 5 10 14 19 6 Schalke …

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Soccer-Bundesliga summaries

http://ift.tt/eA8V8J Nov 22 (Infostrada Sports) – Summaries from the Bundesliga matches on Saturday Cologne 1 Anthony Ujah 58 Hertha Berlin 2 Roy Beerens 28, Anthony Ujah 86og Halftime: 0-1; Attendance: 50,997- – -Bayern Munich 4 Mario Goetze 23, Robert Lewandowski 40, Arjen Robben 82, Sebastian Rode 87 Hoffenheim 0 Red Card: Adam Szalai 90 Halftime: 2-0; Attendance: 71,000- – -Schalke 04 3 Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting 10,22, Christian Fuchs 25 VfL Wolfsburg 2 Ivica Olic 37, Nicklas Bendtner 74 Halftime: 3-1; Attendance: 60,989- – -Borussia Moenchengladbach 1 Havard Nordtveit 5 Red Card: Granit Xhaka 90+3Eintracht …

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