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Crystal Palace 0 - 1 West Ham United: Christian Benteke fluffs lines as West Ham get back to winning ways at Palace

Posted Sunday, October 16, 2016 by PA

Christian Benteke's dream week ended with a nightmare penalty miss as Crystal Palace crashed 1-0 at home to struggling West Ham. The Belgium striker began the week by scoring the fastest goal in World Cup qualifying history on his way to a hat-trick against Gibraltar, and three days later celebrated the birth of his daughter. But when handed the opportunity to cap a remarkable seven days by ca...Full Story »

Delfino Pescara 1936 1 - 1 Sampdoria: Pescara claim point in eventful draw with Sampdoria

Posted Sunday, October 16, 2016 by PA

Struggling Pescara scored an own goal, had a man sent off and missed a penalty in their 1-1 Serie A draw at home to Sampdoria. The hosts went behind in the 12th minute when Hugo Campagnaro nodded a cross into his own net, but the Argentinian defender made amends by heading the equaliser 11 minutes later. Pescara lost Andrea Coda to a second yellow card in the 45th minute, but had a chance to g...Full Story »

Nancy 1 - 2 Paris Saint Germain: Fast start but nervy finish for PSG as champions see off Nancy

Posted Sunday, October 16, 2016 by PA

Paris St Germain moved level on points with second-placed Monaco thanks to a 2-1 win at Nancy. First-half goals from Lucas Moura and Edinson Cavani looked set to kick-start an emphatic evening for the champions, but Alou Diarra's 55th-minute strike made it an uncomfortable finish for Unai Emery's men. The Parisian giants wasted little time in stamping their authority on the game. With 13 minut...Full Story »

Yeovil Town 1 - 0 Newport County: Late Dan Butler own-goal gifts Yeovil win over Newport County

Posted Sunday, October 16, 2016 by PA

A late Dan Butler own-goal gifted Yeovil a 1-0 win over rock-bottom Newport County at Huish Park. Butler bundled in Tom Eaves' shot to give Yeovil victory in a match that appeared to be heading for a draw after an uninspiring encounter played in poor conditions. Yeovil had an early chance to take the lead when Otis Khan's shot was deflected behind for a corner, before Darren Ward was forced to...Full Story »

Notts County 1 - 1 Crewe Alexandra: Substitute Alex Kiwomya rescues point for Crewe at Notts County

Posted Sunday, October 16, 2016 by PA

Substitute Alex Kiwomya rescued a point for Crewe as they held Notts County to a 1-1 draw at Meadow Lane. Both sides looked low on confidence in a first half where the goalkeepers remained untroubled. But the game did begin to liven up after the interval thanks to County's introduction of on-loan Wolves teenager Aaron Collins. The youngster showed why he is so highly rated by the Championship...Full Story »

Northampton Town 1 - 3 Millwall: Millwall stop the rot at Northampton

Posted Sunday, October 16, 2016 by PA

Struggling Millwall halted their run of four straight defeats with a timely 3-1 victory at 10-man Northampton. Both sides had early chances as Jak McCourt fired just wide for the hosts while Steve Morison went close to scoring against his former club with an audacious 40-yard chip which went just over. The best chances came from set-pieces in a first half littered with free-kicks. Shaun Willia...Full Story »

Fleetwood Town 2 - 0 Peterborough United: Fast-starting Fleetwood punish Peterborough

Posted Sunday, October 16, 2016 by PA

Jack Sowerby bagged his first Football League goal to get Fleetwood off to a flying start in their 2-0 win at home to Peterborough. Posh, who lost top scorer Marcus Maddison just before the game through illness, were behind after just three minutes as two of Fleetwood's non-league captures made their mark. Ash Hunter's pass split the defence and Sowerby, signed from North West Counties side Sq...Full Story »

Arsenal won't appeal against Xhaka dismissal

Posted Sunday, October 16, 2016 by PA

Arsene Wenger says Arsenal will not be appealing against Granit Xhaka's red card in their 3-2 victory over Swansea. The 24-year-old was dismissed after 70 minutes for a challenge on Modou Barrow but despite classing the decision as "a little harsh", Wenger will not be challenging the decision made by referee Jon Moss. Wenger said: "No (we will not appeal the decision). It looked harsh to me ...Full Story »

St. Mirren 0 - 2 Dundee United: St Mirren wait goes on as Dundee United claim all three points

Posted Sunday, October 16, 2016 by PA

Rock-bottom St Mirren are still searching for their first win of the Ladbrokes Championship season after slipping to a 2-0 defeat to Dundee United at the Paisley 2021 Stadium. Scott Fraser opened the scoring with his second goal of the season in the 38th minute before Tony Andreu netted his seventh of the campaign to wrap up victory after 74 minutes. Fraser put the Terrors ahead when a sharp i...Full Story »

Raith Rovers 0 - 0 Hibernian FC: Hibernian go top of the Scottish Championship table after Raith stalemate

Posted Sunday, October 16, 2016 by PA

Hibernian's third-straight Championship draw was enough to see them move top of the table as they were held to a goalless stalemate by Raith at Stark's Park. Hibs started to enjoy the majority of possession early on as John McGinn's near-post header was cleared off the line in their best first-half chance before team-mate Fraser Fyvie came close but sent Grant Holt's cross wide of the mark befo...Full Story »

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