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GKLog

Premier League Goalkeeper Preview 2017/18

As the new season beckons on the 12th of August, we take a look at the men between the sticks of all 20 teams. 1. A.F.C. Bournemouth Artur Boruc Age: 37 years Height: 1 [..]

The Vindication of Claudio Bravo

BRAVO! BRAVO! ABSOLUTELY SENSATIONAL! It’s “How to save a penalty show by Claudio Bravo” on display here! He guessed right again, diving towards his left to parry [..]

Fixtures & Results

Fixtures

Results

August 20, 2017
Huddersfield Town 12:30 Newcastle United
Tottenham Hotspur 15:00 Chelsea
August 21, 2017
Manchester City 19:00 Everton
August 26, 2017
AFC Bournemouth 11:30 Manchester City
Watford 14:00 Brighton & Hov…
Newcastle United 14:00 West Ham United
Crystal Palace 14:00 Swansea City
Huddersfield Town 14:00 Southampton
Manchester United 16:30 Leicester City
August 27, 2017
West Bromwich Albion 12:30 Stoke City
Chelsea 12:30 Everton
Tottenham Hotspur 15:00 Burnley
Liverpool 15:00 Arsenal
September 9, 2017
Manchester City 11:30 Liverpool
Leicester City 14:00 Chelsea
Southampton 14:00 Watford
Brighton & Hov… 14:00 West Bromwich Albion
Everton 14:00 Tottenham Hotspur
Arsenal 14:00 AFC Bournemouth
Stoke City 16:30 Manchester United
August 19, 2017
Stoke City 1 - 0 Arsenal
Burnley 0 - 1 West Bromwich Albion
AFC Bournemouth 0 - 2 Watford
Leicester City 2 - 0 Brighton & Hov…
Liverpool 1 - 0 Crystal Palace
Southampton 3 - 2 West Ham United
Swansea City 0 - 4 Manchester United
August 13, 2017
Manchester United 4 - 0 West Ham United
Newcastle United 0 - 2 Tottenham Hotspur
August 12, 2017
Brighton & Hov… 0 - 2 Manchester City
Crystal Palace 0 - 3 Huddersfield Town
Chelsea 2 - 3 Burnley
Everton 1 - 0 Stoke City
Southampton 0 - 0 Swansea City
West Bromwich Albion 1 - 0 AFC Bournemouth
Watford 3 - 3 Liverpool
August 11, 2017
Arsenal 4 - 3 Leicester City

Fixtures

Results

August 20, 2017
Athletic Club 16:15 Getafe
Barcelona 18:15 Real Betis
Deportivo La Coruña 20:15 Real Madrid
August 21, 2017
Levante 18:15 Villarreal
Málaga 20:00 Eibar
August 25, 2017
Real Sociedad 18:15 Villarreal
Real Betis 20:00 Celta de Vigo
August 26, 2017
Deportivo Alavés 16:15 Barcelona
Girona 18:15 Málaga
Levante 18:15 Deportivo La Coruña
Las Palmas 20:15 Atlético Madrid
August 27, 2017
Eibar 16:15 Athletic Club
Espanyol 16:15 Leganés
Getafe 18:15 Sevilla
Real Madrid 20:15 Valencia
September 8, 2017
Leganés 19:00 Getafe
September 9, 2017
Real Madrid 11:00 Levante
Valencia 14:15 Atlético Madrid
Sevilla 16:30 Eibar
Barcelona 18:45 Espanyol
August 19, 2017
Sevilla 1 - 1 Espanyol
Girona 2 - 2 Atlético Madrid
Celta de Vigo 2 - 3 Real Sociedad
August 18, 2017
Valencia 1 - 0 Las Palmas
Leganés 1 - 0 Deportivo Alavés

Fixtures

Results

August 20, 2017
Lille 13:00 Caen
Olympique Marseille 15:00 Angers SCO
PSG 19:00 Toulouse
August 25, 2017
PSG 18:45 Saint-Étienne
August 26, 2017
Nantes 15:15 Olympique Lyonnais
Toulouse 18:00 Rennes
Caen 18:00 Metz
Dijon 18:00 Montpellier
Amiens SC 18:00 Nice
Bordeaux 18:00 Troyes
August 27, 2017
Guingamp 13:00 Strasbourg
Angers SCO 15:00 Lille
Monaco 19:00 Olympique Marseille
August 19, 2017
Nice 2 - 0 Guingamp
Rennes 2 - 2 Dijon
Saint-Étienne 3 - 0 Amiens SC
Troyes 0 - 1 Nantes
Montpellier 1 - 1 Strasbourg
Olympique Lyonnais 3 - 3 Bordeaux
August 18, 2017
Metz 0 - 1 Monaco
August 13, 2017
Guingamp 0 - 3 PSG
Dijon 1 - 4 Monaco
Strasbourg 3 - 0 Lille
August 12, 2017
Caen 0 - 1 Saint-Étienne
Toulouse 1 - 0 Montpellier
Bordeaux 2 - 0 Metz
Amiens SC 0 - 2 Angers SCO
Nantes 0 - 1 Olympique Marseille
August 11, 2017
Rennes 1 - 2 Olympique Lyonnais
Nice 1 - 2 Troyes
August 6, 2017
Olympique Marseille 3 - 0 Dijon
Angers SCO 2 - 2 Bordeaux
Lille 3 - 0 Nantes

Fixtures

Results

August 20, 2017
Freiburg 13:30 Eintracht Frankfurt
Borussia M'gladbach 16:00 Köln
August 25, 2017
Köln 18:30 Hamburger SV
August 26, 2017
Stuttgart 13:30 Mainz 05
Augsburg 13:30 Borussia M'gladbach
Werder Bremen 13:30 Bayern München
Eintracht Frankfurt 13:30 Wolfsburg
Bayer Leverkusen 13:30 Hoffenheim
Borussia Dortmund 16:30 Hertha BSC
August 27, 2017
RB Leipzig 13:30 Freiburg
Hannover 96 16:00 Schalke 04
September 8, 2017
Hamburger SV 18:30 RB Leipzig
September 9, 2017
Mainz 05 13:30 Bayer Leverkusen
Wolfsburg 13:30 Hannover 96
Borussia M'gladbach 13:30 Eintracht Frankfurt
Augsburg 13:30 Köln
Freiburg 13:30 Borussia Dortmund
Hoffenheim 16:30 Bayern München
September 10, 2017
Hertha BSC 13:30 Werder Bremen
Schalke 04 16:00 Stuttgart
August 19, 2017
Schalke 04 2 - 0 RB Leipzig
Wolfsburg 0 - 3 Borussia Dortmund
Mainz 05 0 - 1 Hannover 96
Hamburger SV 1 - 0 Augsburg
Hoffenheim 1 - 0 Werder Bremen
Hertha BSC 2 - 0 Stuttgart
August 18, 2017
Bayern München 3 - 1 Bayer Leverkusen

Fixtures

Results

August 20, 2017
Atalanta 16:00 Roma
Sassuolo 18:45 Genoa
Udinese 18:45 Chievo
Lazio 18:45 SPAL
Sampdoria 18:45 Benevento
Internazionale 18:45 Fiorentina
Bologna 18:45 Torino
Crotone 18:45 Milan
August 26, 2017
Genoa 16:00 Juventus
Benevento 16:00 Bologna
Roma 18:45 Internazionale
August 27, 2017
Torino 16:00 Sassuolo
Napoli 18:45 Atalanta
Chievo 18:45 Lazio
Milan 18:45 Cagliari
SPAL 18:45 Udinese
Fiorentina 18:45 Sampdoria
Crotone 18:45 Hellas Verona
August 19, 2017
Hellas Verona 1 - 3 Napoli
Juventus 3 - 0 Cagliari

Fixtures

Results

August 20, 2017
New York City 22:00 New England
August 21, 2017
Seattle Sounders 01:30 Minnesota United
August 23, 2017
DC United 23:30 Atlanta United
Columbus Crew 23:30 LA Galaxy
August 24, 2017
Toronto 00:00 Philadelphia Union
Dallas 00:00 Houston Dynamo
Vancouver Whit… 02:00 Seattle Sounders
Real Salt Lake 02:00 SJ Earthquakes
Portland Timbers 02:30 Colorado Rapids
August 25, 2017
New York RB 23:00 New York City
August 26, 2017
Philadelphia Union 23:00 Atlanta United
DC United 23:00 New England
Orlando City 23:30 Vancouver Whit…
Columbus Crew 23:30 Dallas
August 27, 2017
Chicago Fire 00:30 Minnesota United
Houston Dynamo 01:00 Sporting KC
Real Salt Lake 02:00 Colorado Rapids
Montreal Impact 20:30 Toronto
LA Galaxy 23:00 SJ Earthquakes
August 28, 2017
Seattle Sounders 01:30 Portland Timbers
August 20, 2017
SJ Earthquakes 2 - 2 Philadelphia Union
Vancouver Whit… 2 - 1 Houston Dynamo
Colorado Rapids 0 - 1 DC United
Sporting KC 2 - 0 Dallas
Chicago Fire 1 - 3 Toronto
August 19, 2017
Montreal Impact 3 - 1 Real Salt Lake
Orlando City 1 - 1 Columbus Crew
Portland Timbers 2 - 0 New York RB
August 16, 2017
Montreal Impact 3 - 0 Chicago Fire
August 13, 2017
DC United 0 - 1 Real Salt Lake
LA Galaxy 0 - 2 New York City
Houston Dynamo 3 - 0 SJ Earthquakes
New England 1 - 0 Vancouver Whit…
Dallas 0 - 0 Colorado Rapids
Philadelphia Union 0 - 3 Montreal Impact
August 12, 2017
New York RB 3 - 1 Orlando City
Columbus Crew 3 - 1 Chicago Fire
Toronto 4 - 1 Portland Timbers
Seattle Sounders 1 - 0 Sporting KC

Latest News and Rumours

Manchester United to re-sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic

(Sun, 20 Aug 2017 01:43:33 +0100)

Ibrahimovic, 35, is out until the new year at least with a serious knee ligament injury which he suffered during United's Europa League quarter-final tie with Belgian side Anderlecht last April.

Chelsea youngster Kenedy bound for Newcastle

(Sun, 20 Aug 2017 01:38:58 +0100)

Newcastle United expect to tie up the signing of Kenedy this week — but will have to wait until the end of the month to see whether Chelsea will allow Michy Batshuayi to go out on loan.

West Ham, West Brom and Burnley chase Abdul Majeed Waris

(Sun, 20 Aug 2017 01:19:42 +0100)

The pacy Ghana international is rated at £12m by Lorient and the Premier League trio have all made enquiries in the past week.

Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer wants more signings

(Sat, 19 Aug 2017 22:25:54 +0100)

Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer is hoping for plenty of transfer activity in the final fortnight of the window after his side are yet to pick up a point or score a goal in the new season.

Bayern Munich's move for James Rodriguez revealed

(Sat, 19 Aug 2017 22:18:46 +0100)

The huge numbers behind James Rodriguez's move to Bayern Munich have been revealed, with the Real Madrid outcast receiving £5.9million per year in net income.

Leeds Utd: Chris Wood rules HIMSELF out of Sunderland game

(Sat, 19 Aug 2017 16:27:36 +0100)

Chris Wood has ruled himself out of action as a move to Burnley draws closer. The news comes after it was revealed that the Clarets are close to signing Wood for £15million plus add-ons.

Transfer news LIVE: Manchester United, Arsenal and more

(Sat, 19 Aug 2017 14:53:23 +0100)

With less than two weeks to go until the transfer window slams shut, stick with Sportsmail as we bring you all the live updates from the Premier League and the rest of the continent.

Tottenham to give Kyle Walker-Peters his third new deal

(Sat, 19 Aug 2017 13:37:45 +0100)

Tottenham are ready to hand a third new contract in 18 months to full-back Kyle Walker-Peters. The 20-year-old impressed during his Premier League debut against Newcastle last weekend.

Brighton bid £10m for Cardiff striker Kenneth Zohore

(Sat, 19 Aug 2017 13:09:31 +0100)

Brighton and Hove Albion have offered £10million for Cardiff City striker Kenneth Zohore, with Tomer Hemed potentially going the other way. 

Chelsea’s starting XI is worth £200m more than Tottenham's

(Sat, 19 Aug 2017 10:57:36 +0100)

KIERAN GILL — THE NUMBERS GAME: Sportsmail crunch the numbers when it comes to cash to see who cost more and who is paid the most between Tottenham and Chelsea’s players.

Barcelona plan B of Angel Di Maria and Jean Michael Seri

(Sat, 19 Aug 2017 09:59:53 +0100)

Barcelona will turn to their plan B option of Angel Di Maria and Jean Michael Seri after hitting a dead end in their pursuits of Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele. 

Liverpool reject new Barcelona bid for Philippe Coutinho

(Sat, 19 Aug 2017 01:43:16 +0100)

Liverpool have rejected a huge £114million bid from Barcelona for midfielder Philippe Coutinho. The offer included a further £5m in add-ons which was instantly rejected by the Anfield club.

Tony Pulis warns off Manchester City from Jonny Evans

(Sat, 19 Aug 2017 00:04:38 +0100)

The West Brom head coach admitted that every player has a price but told City to up their offer significantly from an initial £18million, in a shift from the club’s stance that the 29-year-old is not for sale.

Metz 0-1 Monaco: Match report

(Fri, 18 Aug 2017 23:30:58 +0100)

Radamel Falcao scored a 78th-minute winner as Monaco laboured to a 1-0 victory over Metz on Friday night. The Colombian latched onto a pass from Rachid Ghezzal before slotting home.

De Boer doesn't feel Liverpool will keep Coutinho

(Fri, 18 Aug 2017 23:26:13 +0100)

The Dutchman takes Crystal Palace to Anfield on Saturday to face Liverpool without their star Brazilian who has tried to force through a move to Barcelona by handing in a transfer request.

Tottenham sign Davinson Sanchez for £42million from Ajax

(Fri, 18 Aug 2017 22:38:44 +0100)

Tottenham Hotspur have finally made their first signing of the transfer window after confirming the signing of Davinson Sanchez from Ajax for a club record fee of £42million.

Celtic star Stuart Armstrong pens new contract with Hoops

(Fri, 18 Aug 2017 19:24:52 +0100)

Celtic midfielder Stuart Armstrong has signed a new-two year contract. The 25-year-old had been linked with a move to England, but he is thrilled to have agreed fresh terms.

Arsenal defender Gabriel joins Valencia for £11m

(Fri, 18 Aug 2017 18:29:49 +0100)

The Brazilian joined Arsenal from Villarreal for £15m in 2015 but has failed to hold down a regular place for the Premier League outfit.

Transfer news LIVE: Manchester United, Chelsea and more

(Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:11:24 +0100)

There are now less than two weeks to go until the summer transfer window slams shut and a host of big clubs are still battling to make new signings. Join Sportsmail for live updates.

Diego Simeone positive despite Atletico Madrid signing ban

(Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:38:41 +0100)

As well as being unable to strengthen their squad Atletico have also lost key men to injury. They will be without striker Kevin Gameiro and left back Filipe Luis for the opening game at Girona.

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