Sunday, January 10, 2016

Hooligan's Wake Up: USWNT names new captains, busy day in FA Cup

Yesterday's Scores
FA Cup- Third Round
Wycombe Wanders 1-1 Aston Villa
(Jacobson PK 50')-(Richards 22')

Arsenal 3-1 Sunderland
(Campbell 25', Ramsey 72', Giroud 75')-(Lens 17')

Birmingham Caty 1-2 AFC Bournemouth
(Morrison 40')-(Tomlin PK 44', Murray 85')

Brentford 0-1 Walsall
(Mantom 34')

Bury 0-0 Bradford City

Colchester United 2-1 Charlton Athletic
(Moncour 28', Sordell 41')-(Ghoochannejhad 90+2')

Doncaster Rovers 1-2 Stoke City
(Tyson 26')-(Crouch 16', Walter 57')

Eastleigh 1-1 Bolton Wanderers
(Dervite OG 51')-(Pratley 87')

Everton 2-0 Dagenham & Redbridge
(Kone 32', Mirallas PK 85')

Hartlepool United 1-2 Derby County
(Gray 61')-(Butterfield 67', Bent 85')

Huddersfield Town 2-2 Reading
(Paterson 57', Wells PK 90+2')-(Vydra 71', Robson-Kanu 87')

Hull City 1-0 Brighton & Hove Albion
(Snodgrass PK 41')

Ipswich Town 2-2 Portsmouth
(Oar 53', Fraser 88')-(Bennett 55', Chaplin 86')

Leeds United 2-0 Rotherham United
(Carayol 45', Doukara 90')

Middlesbrough 1-2 Burnley
(Fabbrini 36')-(Hennings 45+1', Ward 71)

Newport County v. Blackburn Rovers (Postponed)

Northampton Town 2-2 MK Dons
(Holmes 49', 58')-(Cresswell OG 13', Maynard 82')

Norwich City 0-3 Manchester City
(Aguero 16', Iheanacho 31', de Bruyne 78')

Nottingham Forest 1-0 Queens Park Rangers
(Ward 24')

Peterborough United 2-0 Preston North End
(Samuelsen 7', Washington 52')

Sheffield Wednesday 2-1 Fulham
(Bannan 42', Nuhiu 73')-(Dembele 43')

Southampton 1-2 Crystal Palace
(Romeu 51')-(Ward 29', Zaha 68')

Watford 1-0 Newcastle
(Deeney 44')

West Bromwich Albion 2-2 Bristol City
(Berahino 67', Morrison 90+5')-(Kodja 74', Agard 83')

West Ham United 1-0 Wolverhampton Wanderers
(Jelavic 85')

Manchester United 1-0 Sheffield United
(Rooney PK 90+3')

It was a fairly good day for the Premier League sides involved. The only ones to lose were Sunderland, Newcastle, and Southampton, who were all up agaisnt fellow top division clubs. Manchester United was rather uninspiring (some may even say boring) against Sheffield. They needed a stoppage time penalty in order to avoid an away replay. Aston Villa can't even beat a League Two side as they drew with fourth division Wycombe Wanderers. The biggest success story of the day belongs to non-league Eastleigh, who forced a replay with Championship club Bolton.

La Liga
Barcelona 4-0 Granada
(Messi 8', 14', 58', Neymar 83')

Sevilla 2-0 Athletic Bilbao
(Gameiro 24', 59')

Getafe 1-0 Real Betis
(Vazquez 57')

Real Madrid 5-0 Deportivo la Coruna
(Benzema 15' 90+1', Bale 22', 49', 63')

Levante 2-1 Rayo Vallecano
(Deyverson 72', Morales 81')-(Pablo 83')

Lionel Messi's first hat trick of the year allows Barcelona back into first place in Spain, at least until Atletico plays tomorrow. Meanwhile, the Zinadine Zidane era at Real Madrid got off to a bangin' start, especially if you're Gareth Bale. The Welshman bagged a hat trick in his first match since Rafa Benitez was kicked to the curb.

Serie A
Carpi 2-1 Udinese
(Pasciuti 26', Lollo 70')

Fiorentina 1-3 Lazio
(Roncaglia 90+3')-(Balde Diao 45+1', Milinkovic-Savic 90+2', Anderson 90+6')

AS Roma 1-1 AC Milan
(Rudiger 4')-(Kucka 50')

Fiorentina could have gone to the to of the league with a win, but instead they could only muster up a late stoppage time consolation goal to remain in second.

Ligue 1
Lyon 4-1 Troyes
(Lacazette 18', Ghezzal 72', Ferri 81', Beauvue 90+2')-(Camus 67')

Angers 2-0 Caen
(Capelle 41', Ketkeophomphone 74')

AS Monaco 2-2 GFC Ajaccio
(Fabinho 51', Carvalho 73')-(Boutaib 8', Tshibumbu 31')

Montpellier 0-1 Bordeaux
(Diabate 16')

Stade de Reims 1-3 Toulouse
(Devaux 12')-(Ben Yedder 51', 66', 90')

Stade Rennes 2-2 Lorient
(Dembele 35', Boga 41')-(Diagne OG 4', Waris 22')

Angers jumps into second place with their win and the Monaco draw. This is a big jump. Second in France bypasses Champions League qualifying and heads straight into group play. They do this at the expense of Caen, who is now three points back of third place Monaco.

European League Tables

Liga MX
Club America 0-0 Puebla

Monterrey 1-0 Pumas UNAM
(Funes Mori 63')

Leon 2-0 Santos
(CAno 60', 62')

Morelia 2-2 Cruz Azul
(Millar 24', Rey 76')-(Benítez 26', Gimenez PK 67')

Chiapas 1-0 Dorados de Sinaloa
(Romero 87')

Liga MX Table

Wolverhampton striker Benik Afobe has been in demand by several Premier League clubs. He has a landing spot in Bournemouth, as the Cherries have bought him for about £10 million.

The retirement of Abby Wambach and Christine Rampone has opened up the captaincy of the USWNT. Coach Jill Ellis has named Carli Lloyd and Becky Sauerbrunn as their replacements. They will take over leadership of the squad for the upcoming Olympic Qualifying tournament.

Today's Matches
FA Cup- Third Round
Swansea City v. Oxford United- 7am
Carlisle United v. Yeovil Town- 9am
Chelsea v. Scunthorpe United- 9am
Leicester City v. Tottenham- 11am
Cardiff City v. Shrewsbury Town- 1pm

La Liga
Villarreal v. Sporting Gijon- 6am
Real Sociedad v. Valencia- 10am
Eibar v. Espanyol- 12:15pm
Las Palmas v. Malaga- 12:15pm
Celta Vigo v.Atletico Madrid- 2:30pm

Serie A
Inter Milan v. Sassoulo- 6:30am
Atalanta v. Genoa- 9am
Bologna v. Chievo Verona- 9am
Frosinone v. Napoli- 9am
Hellas Verona v. Palermo- 9am
Torino v. Empoli- 9am
Sampdoria v. Juventus- 2:45pm

Ligue 1
Nantes v.St. Ettiene- 8am
Lille v. Nice- 11am
Olympique Marsseille v. Guingamp- 3pm

Liga MX
Toluca v. UANL- 1pm
Guadalajara v. Vera Cruz- 6pm

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