• MLS All-Stars 1-2 Arsenal: Akpom wins it late as Xhaka makes debut

    MLS All-Stars 1-2 Arsenal: Akpom wins it late as Xhaka makes debut

    Didier Drogba was among the goals as he cancelled out Joel Campbell’s opener before the 20-year-old fired the Gunners to victory three minutes from time.

    Substitute Chuba Akpom netted a late winner as Arsenal saw off the MLS All-Stars 2-1 in San Jose on Thursday.

    Akpom came off the bench past the hour-mark and he proved to be the difference, scoring from close range with three minutes remaining, while big-money recruit Granit Xhaka made his debut for the Premier League giants at […]

  • I don’t want Drogba to score for MLS All-Stars – Cech

    I don’t want Drogba to score for MLS All-Stars – Cech

    Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech wants to make sure his old Chelsea teammate Didier Drogba doesn’t take the bragging rights when the Gunners take on the MLS All-Stars this week.

    Cech and Drogba, who both joined Chelsea in 2004 and won three Premier League titles, four FA Cups and one Champions League trophy together before the Ivory Coast striker ended his first stint with the club in 2012, will be reunited on opposite sides of the pitch for Thursday night’s game in […]