Match reports and reaction 2016-17

A collection of my match reports and reaction pieces for AFP from the 2016-17 season:

Report: Iheanacho up to speed as Man City, Celtic draw (Champions League)
Reaction: Conte hails reformed match-winner Costa
(Premier League)
Report: Costa keeps Chelsea flying as Man City lose their cool
(Premier League)
Reaction: Mourinho buoyed by ‘beautiful’ Man United
(EFL Cup)
Report: Ibra, Martial see Man Utd through, Arsenal crash
(EFL Cup)
Reaction: Conte urges leaders Chelsea to stay ‘humble’
(Premier League)
Report: Moses downs Spurs to send Chelsea back to summit
(Premier League)
Reaction: Mourinho sets Rooney Europa League goal
(Europa League)
Report: Record man Rooney gives Man Utd Europa lift
(Europa League)
Reaction: Ranieri gears up for another Leicester ‘fairytale’
(Champions League)
Report: Okazaki and Mahrez fire Leicester into last 16
(Champions League)
Reaction: Sniping Mourinho says United’s luck will change
(Premier League)
Report: Giroud sucker-punch earns Arsenal draw at Man Utd
(Premier League)
Reaction: Stand-in Southgate proud of England impact
(friendly)
Report: Aspas, Isco deny Southgate’s England victory
(friendly)
Reaction: Southgate and Strachan coy about job prospects
(2018 World Cup qualifying)
Report: England boost Southgate with win over Scotland
(2018 World Cup qualifying)
Reaction: Europe no burden for Arsenal, says Wenger
(Premier League)
Report: Returning Kane thwarts Arsenal’s summit bid
(Premier League)
Reaction: Guardiola urges Man City to build on Barcelona win
(Champions League)
Report: Guardiola glee as Gundogan guns down Barcelona
(Champions League)
Reaction: Penitent Mourinho humbled by Man Utd support
(EFL Cup)
Report: Mata sinks Man City, West Ham stun Chelsea
(EFL Cup)
Reaction: Mourinho, Conte keep mum over touchline spat
(Premier League)
Report: Chelsea humiliate Mourinho on Stamford Bridge return
(Premier League)
Reaction: Two-goal Pogba still needs time – Mourinho
(Europa League)
Report: Pogba purrs as Man United trounce Fenerbahçe
(Europa League)
Reaction: Ranieri irked by Leicester’s split personality
(Champions League)
Report: Mahrez takes Leicester to brink of last 16
(Champions League)
Reaction: Liverpool shown up by Man United, says Mourinho
(Premier League)
Report: De Gea defiant as Man United stifle Liverpool
(Premier League)
Reaction: Rooney boo brigade baffles Southgate
 (2018 World Cup qualifying)
Report: Southgate makes winning start with England
(2018 World Cup qualifying)
Reaction: Guardiola asks for patience after setback at Spurs (Premier League)
Report: Razor-sharp Spurs deal Guardiola first Man City defeat
(Premier League)
Reaction: Mourinho bemoans ‘poisoned’ Man United schedule
(Europa League)
Report: Ibrahimović gets Man Utd moving in Europa League
(Europa League)
Reaction: Guardiola urges Man City to learn Celtic lesson
(Champions League)
Report: Dembélé at double as Celtic check Man City charge
(Champions League)
Reaction: Ranieri heartened by return of Leicester ‘spirit’ (Champions League)
Report: Leicester’s ‘Dragon Slayer’ Slimani cuts down Porto
(Champions League)
Reaction: Wenger hungry for more after ending Chelsea hex
(Premier League)
Report: Happy anniversary for Wenger as Arsenal outclass Chelsea
(Premier League)
Reaction: Klopp shies away from Liverpool title talk
(Premier League)
Report: Henderson humdinger sinks Conte’s Chelsea
(Premier League)
Reaction: Guardiola urges City fans to embrace Champions League
(Champions League)
Report: Agüero triple gives Man City belated lift-off
(Champions League)
Reaction: Mourinho points finger after Man Utd derby loss
(Premier League)
Report: First blood to Guardiola as City win Manchester derby
(Premier League)
Reaction: Coleman expects Bale to break Rush record
(2018 World Cup qualifying)
Report: Bale fires Euro 2016 stars Wales in Moldova stroll
(2018 World Cup qualifying)
Reaction: Rooney plays where he wants, says Allardyce
(2018 World Cup qualifying)
Report: Last-gasp Lallana gives Big Sam winning start
(2018 World Cup qualifying)
Reaction: Klopp confident Liverpool are on right track (Premier League)
Report: Liverpool pricked by Rose thorn in draw at Spurs
(Premier League)
Reaction: Guardiola stands by unpopular Hart decision
(Champions League)
Report: Fans hail Hart as Man City reach group phase
(Champions League)
Reaction: Wenger rails at Arsenal transfer focus
(Premier League)
Report: Stalemate keeps Leicester and Arsenal grounded
(Premier League)
Reaction: I’ll give Pogba Man Utd freedom, vows Mourinho
(Premier League)
Report: Ibrahimović slays Saints as Pogba makes Man Utd return (Premier League)
Reaction: Conte defends Chelsea match-winner Conte
(Premier League)
Report: Costa late show gets Conte’s Chelsea off the mark
(Premier League)
Reaction: ‘We’re not ready,’ says Wenger after opening loss
(Premier League)
Report: Coutinho fires Liverpool to thrilling Arsenal win
(Premier League)
Reaction: Guardiola gives Hart and Touré Man City hope
(Premier League)
Report: McNair gifts Guardiola opening Man City win
(Premier League)
Reaction: Mourinho ‘proud’ of record-breaking Pogba move
(Community Shield)
Report: Ibrahimović fires Man Utd to Community Shield win
(Community Shield)
Report: Mané sparkles as Liverpool crush Barcelona
(friendly)
Report: West Ham at home already, Europa woe for Éder
(Europa League)

Related link: Match reports and reaction 2015-16
Related link: Match reports and reaction 2014-15

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