Simon Deli

4 results

 Manchester United’s Odion Ighalo celebrates after scoring against Club Brugge at Old Trafford. Photograph: EPA

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer described Odion Ighalo as a “natural striker” after the on-loan Nigerian scored his first Manchester United goal in the Europa Le(...)

Club Brugge’s players applaud their travelling supporters at the end of the Champions League Group A  match against Real Madrid  at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium. Photograph: Oscar Del Pozo/AFP/Getty Images

Real Madrid 2 Club Brugge 2 There are many ways to get knocked out of Europe and if that fate does befall Real Madrid, they may just have chosen the (...)

 Chelsea’s Pedro celebrates after scoring at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: EPA

Chelsea 4 Slavia Prague 3 (Agg: 5-3) This was the Europa League’s attempt to replicate all the drama, if not necessarily the quality, of the Champion(...)

Marcos Alonso heads home Chelsea’s late winner against Slavia Prague. Photograph: Thomas Eisenhuth/Bongarts/Getty

Slavia Prague 0 Chelsea 1 This ended up a reminder of the resilience and ruthlessness Chelsea have tended to conjure on this stage. For almost the en(...)