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Match reports and reaction 2017-18

My match reports and reaction pieces for AFP from the 2017-18 season:

Report: Otamendi wins derby to fire Man City 11 points clear (Premier League)
Reaction: Klopp calls for Liverpool focus after Euro spree (Champions League)
Report: ‘Fab Four’ fire seven-goal Liverpool into last 16 (Champions League)
Reaction: Mourinho pledges only ‘the truth’ on injuries (Champions League)
Report: Lukaku and Rashford send Man United into last 16 (Champions League)
Reaction: Mourinho wants new shooting boots for Lukaku (Premier League)
Report: Old boy Young downs Watford to lift Man United (Premier League)
Reaction: Klopp looks on bright side after Chelsea draw (Premier League)
Report: Willian denies Liverpool morale-boosting win (Premier League)
Reaction: Guardiola targets Champions League milestone (Champions League)
Report: Sterling strikes late to earn Man City top spot (Champions League)
Report: Young England stifle Neymar’s Brazil (friendly)
Reaction: Loftus-Cheek showed he can cut it – Southgate (friendly)
Report: New boys impress as England hold Germany (friendly)
Reaction: Mourinho defends lack of Lukaku charity
(Champions League)
Report: Hapless Svilar helps Man Utd to brink of last 16 (Champions League)
Reaction: ‘Stand up and be counted’, Klopp tells Liverpool (Premier League)
Report: Spurs’ Kane rips sorry Liverpool to shreds
(Premier League)
Reaction: Guardiola proud to beat ‘best opponents’ Napoli (Champions League)
Report: Jesus earns Man City narrow win over Napoli (Champions League)
Reaction: Mourinho and Klopp at odds over Anfield stalemate (Premier League)
Report: Man Utd held at Liverpool as Mourinho parks the bus (Premier League)
Report: McClean breaks Welsh hearts as Ireland reach play-offs (2018 World Cup)
Reaction: Southgate admits England have long way to go (2018 World Cup)
Report: Kane sends lacklustre England to World Cup (2018 World Cup)
Reaction: Man City’s show of force thrills Guardiola (Champions League)
Report: Chelsea old boy De Bruyne gives Man City crucial win (Champions League)
Reaction: ‘Amazing’ Lukaku won’t lose focus – Mourinho (Champions League)
Report: Lukaku and Martial lead Man United in CSKA rout (Champions League)
Reaction: Klopp says Liverpool on track despite stalemate (Champions League)
Report: Coutinho scores as Liverpool held in Moscow (Champions League)
Reaction: Man United part of ‘second level’, says Mourinho (Champions League)
Report: Fix-it Fellaini gets Man United off the mark (Champions League)
Reaction: De Bruyne masterclass leaves Guardiola purring (Premier League)
Report: Mané sent off as five-star Man City crush Liverpool (Premier League)
Reaction: Alli gesture takes shine off England win (2018 World Cup)
Report: Rashford redemption sends England closer to Russia (2018 World Cup)
Reaction: Klopp hopes Euro progress yields transfer lift (Champions League)
Report: Can brace gets Liverpool back into big time (Champions League)
Report: Sterling rescue act spares 10-man Man City (Premier League)
Reaction: Conte happy for Chelsea to play the hunters (Premier League)
Report: Alonso ruins Spurs’ Wembley house-warming (Premier League)
Report: Lukaku double fires Man United to winning start
(Premier League)
Reaction: Wenger lauds Giroud after Arsenal edge Leicester (Premier League)
Report: Giroud earns Arsenal madcap opening win (Premier League)
Reaction: Wenger fearful of another slow Arsenal start
(Community Shield)
Report: Courtois and Morata gift Arsenal victory at Wembley (Community Shield)

Related link: Match reports and reaction 2016-17
Related link: Match reports and reaction 2015-16
Related link: Match reports and reaction 2014-15

Match reports and reaction 2016-17

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

Reaction: Southgate heartened by England resolve (2018 World Cup qualifying)
Report: Captain Kane rescues England against Scotland (2018 World Cup qualifying)
Reaction: ‘Young boy’ Ronaldo still hungry for glory
(Champions League)
Report: Two-goal Ronaldo keeps Real Madrid kings of Europe
(Champions League)
Reaction: Wenger in the dark as Arsenal verdict looms
(FA Cup)
Report: Ramsey fires Wenger to record seventh trophy (FA Cup)
Reaction: Mourinho relishes Man Utd’s ‘victory of pragmatism’ (Europa League)
Report: Pogba sends grieving Man United to emotional triumph
(Europa League)
Reaction: Arsenal hurt by ‘horrendous’ atmosphere – Wenger
(Premier League)
Report: Wenger and Arsenal’s Champions League run ends
(Premier League)
Reaction: ‘Don’t kill me’ for playing kids, begs Mourinho
(Premier League)
Report: Romero at the ready in Man United stalemate
(Premier League)
Reaction: Conte expects Chelsea great Terry to play on
(Premier League)
Report: Fàbregas foils Watford in Chelsea title party
(Premier League)
Reaction: Pochettino foresees golden future in Spurs’ new home
(Premier League)
Report: Kane sinks Man United in Spurs’ Lane farewell
(Premier League)
Reaction: Mourinho vows to keep Man United fresh for final
(Europa League)
Report: Bailly sent off as Man United squeeze into final
(Europa League)
Reaction: Chelsea one ‘little step’ from title, says Conte
(Premier League)
Report: Fàbregas condemns Boro as Chelsea close on title
(Premier League)
Reaction: Mourinho goads Wenger after defeat at Arsenal
(Premier League)
Report: Hope for Arsenal as Wenger breaks Mourinho hex
(Premier League)
Reaction: Top-four race not over yet, warns Klopp
(Premier League)
Report: Can cracker tightens Liverpool’s hold on third
(Premier League)
Reaction: Pochettino eager to tighten screw on Chelsea
(Premier League)
Report: Alli and Kane earn Spurs stirring derby win
(Premier League)
Reaction: Mourinho sets sights on Liverpool and Arsenal
(Premier League)
Report: Fellaini sent off as Man Utd, Man City draw blank
(Premier League)
Reaction: Conte lauds Chelsea for passing Saints test
(Premier League)
Report: Half-ton Costa gives Chelsea breathing room
(Premier League)
Reaction: Mourinho braced for bad news on Ibrahimović, Rojo
(Europa League)
Report: Ibrahimović blow mars Man United’s semi-final progress
(Europa League)
Reaction: Shakespeare savours Leicester’s taste of big time
(Champions League)
Report: Vardy in vain as Atlético end Leicester fairytale
(Champions League)
Reaction: Chelsea’s title chances ’50 percent’ – Conte
(Premier League)
Report: Revenge for Mourinho as Man United stun Chelsea
(Premier League)
Reaction: Pochettino vows Spurs won’t repeat 2016 meltdown
(Premier League)
Report: Milestone man Kane keeps Spurs in hunt
(Premier League)
Reaction: Conte sets Chelsea 18-point title target
(Premier League)
Report: Hazard tames Man City as Chelsea tighten grip
(Premier League)
Reaction: Wenger hopes Arsenal build on Man City draw
(Premier League)
Report: Respite for Wenger as Arsenal hold Man City
(Premier League)
Reaction: Southgate opens World Cup door to Defoe
(2018 World Cup qualifying)
Report: Defoe marks comeback as England toil to win
(2018 World Cup qualifying)
Report: Coleman broken leg horror mars Ireland-Wales draw
(2018 World Cup qualifying)
Reaction: Goals the missing ingredient for Man City – Guardiola (Premier League)
Report: Agüero leveller keeps Liverpool at bay
(Premier League)
Report: Pogba injured as Man Utd labour to win over Rostov (Europa League)
Reaction: Shakespeare says Leicester can be surprise package (Champions League)
Report: Schmeichel thwarts Sevilla as Leicester rekindle fairytale
(Champions League)
Reaction: Kanté confounds Conte as Chelsea sink West Ham
(Premier League)
Report: Hazard and Costa restore Chelsea’s 10-point lead
(Premier League)
Reaction: I’m ready for Leicester job – Shakespeare
(Premier League)
Report: Vardy lifts Leicester to post-Ranieri win
(Premier League)
Reaction: Guardiola vows more of same after Monaco goalfest
(Champions League)
Report: Agüero stars as Man City sink Monaco in thriller
(Champions League)
Reaction: Wenger relieved to beat ‘astonishing’ Sutton
(FA Cup)
Report: Ton-up Walcott ends Sutton’s FA Cup dream
(FA Cup)
Reaction: Mourinho upbraids unfocused Man United
(Europa League)
Report: Ibrahimović treble downs Saint-Étienne
(Europa League)
Reaction: ‘Don’t let this slip,’ Conte tells Chelsea
(Premier League)
Report: Hazard jewel cuts Arsenal 12 points adrift
(Premier League)
Reaction: Klopp irked by Liverpool fans’ impatience
(Premier League)
Report: Mignolet atones to keep Chelsea tethered
(Premier League)
Reaction: Guardiola revels in glimpse of Man City’s future
(FA Cup)
Report: Jesus lights Man City’s path to fifth round
(FA Cup)
Reaction: Mourinho mocks Klopp as Man Utd reach final
(EFL Cup)
Report: Man Utd survive Hull scare to reach final
(EFL Cup)
Reaction: Conte applauds Chelsea’s show of unity
(Premier League)
Report: Returning Costa gives Chelsea breathing space
(Premier League)
Reaction: Jesus can’t be Man City saviour, says Guardiola
(Premier League)
Report: Spurs fightback thwarts Guardiola’s Man City
(Premier League)
Reaction: Mourinho wants Man United to sharpen up
(Premier League)
Report: Ibrahimović rescues Man Utd in Liverpool draw
(Premier League)
Reaction: Spurs showed heart of champions – Pochettino
(Premier League)
Report: Spurs and Alli deny Chelsea record win
(Premier League)
Reaction: Guardiola primes Man City for top-four scrap
(Premier League)
Report: Liverpool’s Wijnaldum dents Man City title bid
(Premier League)
Reaction: Guardiola pins hopes on Chelsea wobble
(Premier League)
Report: Sterling sinks Arsenal to reignite Man City
(Premier League)
Reaction: Mourinho defends fans’ right to boo Fellaini
(Premier League)
Report: Mkhitaryan tames Spurs to stop Man United rot
(Premier League)
Reaction: Roberts friendly fire makes Guardiola take note
(Champions League)
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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