Gernsoe 'luck' with injuries continues... He will be out for 2-3 months with a torn hamstring after his latest injury in last match! Bummer!
Wigan – Crewe: 0 – 3
Goals: Townsend, Tirloni, Janach
Townsend opened the scoring in the 25th minute after Gommers initial shot was blocked by the keeper and fell to him. Wigan was reduced to 10 men 3 minutes later after Benatia fouled Gommers when clean through. Tirloni doubled the lead on the 49th minute when found in space in the area by Gommers. We continued to press and Hoekstra made a fantastic save from Townsend’s shot. Janach got the 3rd on the 68th minute from a great Gommers’s cross. Tirloni hit the post with a shot from outside the area soon after.
Aston Villa – Man City: 0 – 5
Chelsea – Fulham: 6 – 1
Arsenal – Liverpool: 0 – 1
Man Utd – Birmingham: 3 – 1
Champions Cup Grp G
Crewe – Schalke: 2 – 0
Goals: Tirloni, Catalano
Tirloni opened the scoring on the 12th minute with a shot from the edge of the area that whistled into the left corner of the net. Catalano got the second on the 55th minute when he stole in at the far post to get to the ball before the keeper and headed in from Svensson’s freekick.
Devlin picked up an injury and will be out for about 3 weeks.
Crewe – Arsenal: 4 – 1
Arsenal scored first on the 21st minute after a counter but we equalized 4 minutes later from an own goal. Catalano gave the lead on the 32nd minute. Novotny scored a sublime goal on the 47th minute when he lobbed the keeper from the edge of the area. Novotny got his double on the 69th minute when put through by Janach.
Fulham – Man Utd: 2 – 4
Man City – Chelsea: 3 – 0
Liverpool – Aston Villa: 3 – 0
Aston Villa – Crewe: 0 – 5
Goals: Hettich, Dekker, Novotny(2)
Hettich gave us the lead on the 4th minute, firing low after receiving a Janach through ball. Novotny got the second on the 20th minute again assisted by Janach. Dekker made it three 3 minutes later from Tirloni’s corner. On the 31st minute, Hutton turned Janach’s corner into his own net for our fourth. Novotny got his double on the 35th minute.
Chelsea – Liverpool: 2 – 2
Man Utd – Man City: 5 – 1
League Cup quarter final
Crewe – Man City: 1 – 0
In a match we dominated but could not find the breakthrough in normal time, the winning goal arrived when Tirloni played a delightful ball to release Gommers on the left whose cross was deflected into his own net by Glam past Hart in the 119th minute.
We will play CSKA Moscow in the Champions Cup First Knockout round
Crewe – Chelsea: 3 – 1
Janach opened the score with a cracker from 25 yards. Pancik leveled for Chelsea in the 49th minutes with a similar scorcher from distance. Chelsea was in the ascendency at this point and pressed on, but we held firm. And on the 74th minute, on a counter, Svensson ran down the right and crossed the ball for Gommers to slide in and turn the ball into the net. On the 84th minute, Svensson weaved his magic down the right again and put in a cross and Novotny did well to get ahead of his marker and put the ball beyond Cech for the third goal and put the result beyond doubt.
Man City – Everton: 5 – 0
Liverpool – Man Utd: 2 – 2
Blackburn – Arsenal: 0 – 1
We will play Man Utd in the League Cup semifinal. They have beaten Liverpool 2 – 0 at Old Trafford.
Crewe – Everton: 2 – 1
Goals: Dekker, Svensson
Dekker opened the scoring on the 5th minute with a fine glancing header at the near post from a Svensson long throw into the area. Novotny missed the chance to increase the lead on the 14th minute when clean through by firing wide. Jagielka leveled on the 17th minute from a corner. We regained the lead on the 41st minute with Svensson’s long range strike from more than 30 yards out, hitting the post and going in, pure inspiration.
Southampton – Man Utd: 1 – 0
Liverpool – West Brom: 3 – 0
Man City – Bristol City: 4 – 0
Watford – Arsenal: 0 – 2
Man Utd’s surprise defeat has put Man City and my team at an advantage in the title race.
Crewe – West Brom: 5 – 0
Goals: Lebourg, Novotny, Catalano, Gro(2)
On his return in the starting lineup, Lebourg scored to give us the lead in the 21st minute from a Svensson’s long throw. With West Brom’s packed midfield, it was difficult in the middle, but still on the 37th minute, Janach sliced open their defense to release Novotny who made no mistake, placing his shot in the left corner of the net out of the keeper’s reach. Catalano added a third at the start of the second half with a header from Janach’s corner. We were completely in control, passing the ball around and getting up the pitch, Gommers striding down the left to cross for Gro to tap in on the 53rd minute. Gro got his double on the 62nd minute, collecting Novotny’s pass and powering through the middle and hitting a thunderous drive to score. A 65% possession and the five goals underlined our dominance.
Arsenal – Aston Villa: 2 – 0
Blackburn – Man Utd: 0 – 2
Liverpool – Bristol City: 0 – 0
Man City – Blackpool: 2 – 0
Wigan – Chelsea: 4 – 3
Table at end of December