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Crystal Palace Fans React Angrily After Dismal Defeat To Sunderland

BOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 31: Sam Allardyce, Manager of Crystal Palace looks on during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Crystal Palace at Vitality Stadium on January 31, 2017 in Bournemouth, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Crystal Palace fans are not happy, after seeing their side lose 4-0 at home to relegation rivals Sunderland in a massive six-pointer. The Eagles came into today’s game on a high and looking to push on from a brilliant midweek win at Bournemouth, but it wasn’t to be. The visitors took an early lead through Lamine Kone, after Palace goalkeeper …

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Arsenal’s Loss To Chelsea Highlights Arsene Wenger’s Blindspots

SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 28: Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal looks on from the stands during the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium on January 28, 2017 in Southampton, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Arsenal fell to Chelsea in a fairly comprehensive 3-1 defeat at Stamford Bridge this afternoon, a result that surely ends the title hopes of even the most optimistic Gunners. It was a game that highlighted faults in Arsene Wenger’s side that he just can’t seem to recognise or address. Some of the more vocally irate Gooner-contingent have been calling for …

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Twitter In Flying Form As Liverpool Are Beaten Again At Hull

HULL, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 04: Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool reacts during the Premier League match between Hull City and Liverpool at KCOM Stadium on February 4, 2017 in Hull, England. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

Liverpool’s dreadful 2017 form continued on Saturday afternoon as they went down 2-0 to Marco Silva’s resurgent Hull side. A clanger from Simon Mignolet in the first half allowed Alfred N’Diaye to poke home the opener from close range. Kinell Mignolet pic.twitter.com/rpcQzuLN0z — Wayne Ellis (@wayneellis1974) 4 February 2017 The Belgian came in for yet more criticism on social media. …

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The Most Telling Stats Behind Arsenal’s Defeat To Chelsea

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 04: Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on February 4, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Today’s 3-1 defeat at Stamford Bridge was one of the lowest points in Arsene Wenger’s turbulent reign with his charges simply brushed aside by Chelsea. The Gunners are now 12 points behind the incessantly impressive league leaders and will need a dramatic capitulation from Antonio Conte’s men to give them any chance in the title race. It was one of …

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Watch: Petr Cech Howler Gifts Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas A Goal Against Former Club Arsenal

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Oh dear, Arsenal. Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear. Although the Gunners were the the underdogs going into their match against runaway Premier League leaders Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, nobody expected it to be quite this meek. Vulnerable to the counterattack, unable to take what few chances they could create, suspect defending throughout – the gap between the two teams …

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Opinion: Is It Time For Leicester To Say Goodbye To Claudio Ranieri?

BURNLEY, ENGLAND - JANUARY 31: Claudio Ranieri, Manager of Leicester City looks on during the Premier League match between Burnley and Leicester City at Turf Moor on January 31, 2017 in Burnley, England. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

Claudio Ranieri was serenaded by Andrea Bocelli at Leicester City’s title celebrations last May, singing his hit “Time to Say Goodbye”. Fast forward nine months and many Leicester City fans will have that thought circulating in their heads as the side sits in 16th position on 21 points. A defeat against Manchester United this Sunday, and other results going against …

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