Real Madrid 3-0 Valencia: 5 Hits and Flops as Benzema, sub Asensio turn on the style

Benzema and Eden Hazard combined for Real Madrid's opening goal on the hour mark

Real Madrid were made to work hard, but ultimately came through unscathed with an important 3-0 home victory over Valencia on Thursday evening. Who excelled, while others wilted under pressure at the Alfredo di Stefano Stadium? Continue reading

Watford 4-1 Chelsea: Doucoure and Deulofeu shine as Hornets thump struggling Blues

In a match both sides needed to win, a gutsy Watford prevailed after Troy Deeney’s well-taken penalty on the stroke of half-time. Chelsea for all their quality, had a numerical disadvantage for an hour after Tiemoue Bakayoko was dismissed after two sloppy bookings in five minutes and struggled to contend with the hosts’ continuous pressure as time wore on, before an action-packed ten minute spell where four goals were scored.  Continue reading