Monday, May 15, 2017

Hooligan's Daily: Hull's loss ends relegation race with Tigers going down

Yesterday's Scores
Premier League

Crystal Palace 4-0 Hull City
(Zaha 3', Benteke 34', Milivojevic PK 85', van Aanholt 90')

West Ham 0-4 Liverpool
(Sturridge 35', Coutinho 57', 62', Origi 76')

Tottenham 2-1 Manchester United
(Wanyama 6', Kane 48')-(Rooney 71')

Manchester United are now officially out of the top four race thanks to this loss. Their only recourse for the Champions League would be taking down Ajax in the Europa League final. Meanwhile, Liverpool continues to control their own top four fate. A win in their final game of the year or anb Arsenal loss will send them to Europe next season. Same goes for Manchester City, who have a pair of games left.

On the other end of the table, Hull City's loss officially closes the relegation race. The Tigers will join Middlesbrough and Sunderland in the Championship next season with Newcastle and Brighton coming up in their place so far.

La Liga Alaves 3-1 Celta Vigo
(Garcia 5', Feddal 18', Deyverson 37')-(Aapas PK 78')

Athletic Bilbao 1-1 Leganes
(Aduriz 14')-(Szymanowski 61')

Eibar 0-1 Sporting Gijon
(Burgui 32')

Las Palmas 1-4 Barcelona
(Bigas 63')-(Neymar 25', 67', 71', Suarez 27')

Real Betis 1-1 Atlético Madrid
(Ceballos 57')-(Savic 66')

Real Madrid 4-1 Sevilla
(Nacho 10', Ronaldo 23', 78', Kroos 84')-(Jovetic 49')

Real Sociedad 2-2 Málaga
(Prieto 31', Bautista 85')-(Hernandez 45', Recio 75')

Villarreal 0-0 Deportivo La Coruna

Real Madrid remains in control of their own destiny at the top thanks to an extra game remaining. They are tied with Barcelona on points, but their midweek match at Celta Vigo would give them the lead once again.

Serie A Inter Milan 1-2 Sassuolo
(Eder 70')-(Iemmello 36', 50')

Bologna 3-1 US Pescara
(Destro 8', 90+1', Di Francesco 48')-(Bahebeck 24')

Cagliari 3-2 Empoli
(Sau 7', Farias 17', 45')-(Zajc 79', Maccarone 85')

Crotone 1-0 Udinese
(Rohden 18')

Palermo 1-0 Genoa
(Rispoli 13')

Sampdoria 1-1 Chievo Verona
(Quagliarella 11')-(Inglese 46')

Torino 0-5 Napoli
(Callejon 7', 76', Insigne 60', Mertens 72', Zielinski 78')

AS Roma 3-1 Juventus
(De Rossi 25', El Shaarawy 56', Nainggolan 65')-(Lemina 21')

Roma's defeat of Juventus keeps the title race open with two matches left to play. Juve have a four point advantage over their Roman rivals, so they would still have to drop points twice in order to lose out on the trophy at the end. Italy is the only one of the big leagues with two weekends remaining.

Ligue 1 AS Monaco 4-0 Lille
(Falcao 6', 69', Silva 45', Alonso OG 89')

Bastia 2-0 Lorient
(Crivelli 74', Danic 86')

Bordeaux 1-1 Olympique Marseille
(Rolan 2')-(Gomis 60')

Caen 0-1 Stade Rennes
(Sio 68')

Dijon 2-0 AS Nancy Lorraine
(Sammaritano 51', Diony 76')

Metz 1-1 Toulouse
(Sarr 66')-(Braithwaite 8')

Montpellier 1-2 Olympique Lyonnais
(Mounie 35')-(Fekir 17', Lacazette 22')

Nantes 4-1 Guingamp
(Thomasson 16', Sala 51', 78', Nakoulma 69')-(Deaux 74')

Nice 0-2 Angers
(Ndoye 35', Ekambi 90+3')

St. Etienne 0-5 Paris-Saint Germain
(Cavani 2', 72', Moura 38', 78', Draxler 90')

PSG are trying hard to keep the chase alive, but they are going to gall victim to Monaco's goal difference. The high flying Monégasques hold an unbelievable +73 goal difference, which makes them impossible to catch. The title isn't technically official, yet. But it should be before the final day of the season as Monaco will host St. Etienne on Wednesday, where a draw will be enough to end PSG's four year stranglehold on Ligue 1. It will be their seventh title overall, and their first since 1999-2000 and since returning to the top flight in 2013.

MLS Portland Timbers 1-1 Atlanta United
(Ridgewell 50')-(Gressel 46')

New York Red Bulls 1-3 LA Galaxy
(Royer 90+3')-(Alessandrini 8', 9', Dos Santos PK 78')

FC Dallas 1-1 New York City
(Acosta 20')-(McNamara 68')

Liga MX Playoffs- Quarterfinals Second Leg Guadalajara 1-0 Atlas (1-1 on aggregate, Guadalajara advances as the higher seed)
(Pineda 45')

Tijuana 2-0 Morelia (1-1 on aggregate)
(Martin 43', Lucero 80')

The Liga MX semi-finals are set. Guadalajara will move along to take on Toluca and Tijuana will play Apertura champions Tigres UANL in the next round, which begins on Wednesday.

NASL New York Cosmos 4-3 Puerto Rico FC
(Mejia 42', Guerra 45+2', Ricter 50', Restrepo 58')-(Gentile 15', Welshman 16', Dias PK 16')

FC Edmonton 0-1 San Francisco Deltas
(Portilla 89')

Vancouver Whitecaps 2 3-1 Colorado Springs Switchbacks
(Bustos PK 24', Amanda 68', Serban 82')-(McFarlane 88')

New York Red Bulls II 1-2 LA Galaxy II
(Allen 3')-(Amaya PK 49', Dhillon 72')

Today's Match
Premier League
Chelsea v. Watford- 3pm- NBCSN

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