• Hull 0-2 Chelsea: Willian and Diego Costa deliver late win for Conte’s men

    Hull 0-2 Chelsea: Willian and Diego Costa deliver late win for Conte’s men

    The Blues struggled to break through until the attacking pair made the difference with two goals in just six minutes to return the club to winning ways.

    Willian and Diego Costa produced fine second-half finishes as Chelsea tasted victory for the first time in four Premier League outings with a 2-0 triumph at Hull City.

    Antonio Conte’s side performed fitfully in their 3-4-3 formation during the early stages and Thibaut Courtois was the busier of the two goalkeepers before the break.

    Warnings from […]

  • Liverpool smash 121-year-old record under Jurgen Klopp with 5-1 win over Hull City

    Liverpool smash 121-year-old record under Jurgen Klopp with 5-1 win over Hull City

    Liverpool are running riot every week under Jurgen Klopp and they’ve now posted their highest goal tally in over 120 years.

    Two penalties from James Milner, plus goals from Adam Lallana, Sadio Mane and Philippe Coutinho sealed a 5-1 victory over Hull City at Anfield on Saturday.

    Klopp’s men have now scored 24 goals in their opening eight fixtures in all competitions – their highest tally since 1895.

    After eight games in the 1895-96 campaign, Liverpool, who were managed by William Edward Barclay […]

  • Liverpool 5-1 Hull City: Sadio Mane, Philippe Coutinho and Adam Lallana tear apart the Tigers

    Liverpool 5-1 Hull City: Sadio Mane, Philippe Coutinho and Adam Lallana tear apart the Tigers

    Sadio Mane, Philippe Coutinho and Adam Lallana were in inspired form as Liverpool tore Hull City apart 5-1 at Anfield on Saturday.

    The Tigers found it impossible to deal with Liverpool’s pace, energy, slick interplay and intense high-press as they lost heavily for the second weekend in a row.

    Lallana gave Liverpool the lead after 17 minutes, scuffing the ball into the bottom corner with his left foot after superb build-up play from Coutinho.

    The little Brazilian traded passes with continued stand-in left-back […]

  • Alexis Sanchez ‘robbed’ me of goal- Iwobi

    Alexis Sanchez ‘robbed’ me of goal- Iwobi

    Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi joked that his team-mate Alexis Sanchez robbed him of the first goal in today’s win at Hull City.

    The 20-year-old thought he’d given the Gunners the lead at the KC Stadium, but Sanchez was awarded the goal after getting the faintest touch on the ball on its way in.

    Iwobi tweeted that he was ‘robbed’ of what he thought was his goal, but later said it wasn’t important as long as the team wins.

    ‘I honestly thought I’d scored,’ […]

  • Don’t take our penalty again- Wenger

    Don’t take our penalty again- Wenger

    Arsene Wenger has revealed Alexis Sanchez was not supposed to take the penalty he missed in Arsenal’s 4-1 victory over Hull.

    The Chilean scored twice as goals from Theo Walcott and Granit Xhaka completed a comfortable win at the KCOM stadium, with Jake Livermore sent off for the hosts after handling in the penalty area with the score at 1-0.

    Sanchez stepped up confidently to take the spot-kick ahead of regular penalty taker Santi Cazorla, but his low effort was denied by […]

  • Alexis Sanchez sets unwanted record after his Arsenal penalty miss

    Alexis Sanchez sets unwanted record after his Arsenal penalty miss

    Alexis Sanchez has become the first Arsenal player in Premier League history to miss his first two penalties.

    Sanchez fortuitously opened the scoring against Hull City on Saturday as Alex Iwobi’s strike deflected off the Chilean’s heel past Eldin Jakupovic.

    The Gunners were then given the chance to double their lead from the spot as Jake Livermore handled the ball on the line.

    But instead of Santi Cazorla stepping up to take the penalty, Sanchez took command, but his effort forced an excellent […]

  • The astonishing stat that shows how lethal Kelechi Iheanacho is in front of goal

    The astonishing stat that shows how lethal Kelechi Iheanacho is in front of goal

    Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho has continued his fine start to the season by netting his side’s second goal against Hull.

    The 19-year-old, who scored City’s decisive second in their 2-1 Manchester derby victory, finished a sweeping move at the Etihad after 25 minutes following Kevin De Bruyne’s opener.

    The hosts doubled their lead early in the second half with strikes from in-form Raheem Sterling and summer signing Iker Gundogan as Pep Guardiola’s side attempted to cement their place at the top […]

  • Hull 1-4 Arsenal: Sanchez and Iwobi superb as Xhaka shows why he should be starting

    Hull 1-4 Arsenal: Sanchez and Iwobi superb as Xhaka shows why he should be starting

    Arsenal won 4-1 away to Hull City to continue their revival in form, with two goals from Alexis Sanchez enough to deliver three points.

    Youngster Alex Iwobi was also in top form to provide two assists for the Gunners, with his shot diverting off Sanchez for the first before he set up Theo Walcott for the second with a delightful back-heel.

    Robert Snodgrass threatened to start a comeback for Hull with a penalty in the 79th minute, but the reduction in the […]

  • Hull City’s Mike Phelan named Premier League Manager of the month for August

    Hull City’s Mike Phelan named Premier League Manager of the month for August

    Hull’s Mike Phelan has been named the Premier League’s manager of the month for August. Phelan, remains the club’s caretaker boss after taking over from Steve Bruce who resigned in July, guided his squad to victory over Leicester City, the champions, on the opening day of the season and a 2-0 win away to Swansea City in their second game.

    Hull then came within a few minutes of holding Manchester United to a goalless draw at the KCOM Stadium before Marcus Rashford’s […]

  • Grandmother hails ‘hero’ Marouane Fellaini after saving her from Hull City crush

    Grandmother hails ‘hero’ Marouane Fellaini after saving her from Hull City crush

    Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini has been hailed a ‘hero’ by the grandmother he saved during the victory over Hull City.

    Facing a frustrating 0-0 draw away to the Premier League newcomers, Jose Mourinho sent on young England striker Marcus Rashford who managed to poke home a 92nd minute winner.

    During the celebrations, Rashford dived into the jubilant Manchester United supporters in the away end and was duly followed by the rest of the first-team squad as they secured their third successive […]

  • Hull 0-1 Manchester United: Juan Mata flops as Marcus Rashford scores late winner

    Hull 0-1 Manchester United: Juan Mata flops as Marcus Rashford scores late winner

    Marcus Rashford came off the bench to save Manchester United as they scored deep into injury time to beat Hull.

    Wayne Rooney brilliantly opened up Hull’s defence before finding Rashford only a matter of yards out who duly slotted in.

    The Tigers limited United to only a few opportunities in the encounter with many of their stars misfiring.

    Juan Mata was particularly poor and had an afternoon to forget before being hooked off.

    Curtis Davies, meanwhile, put in a terrific performance for the hosts […]