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Jorginho’s double penalties seal Chelsea victory

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Jorginho scored two penalties, the second deep into stoppage time, as Chelsea came from behind to earn a dramatic 3-2 win over Leeds United. Raphinha fired Leeds ahead at Stamford Bridge from the penalty spot on 28 minutes at Stamford Bridge, after Daniel James had …

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Salah penalty seals victory for Liverpool

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mohamed Salah scored his 14th Premier League goal of the season to give Liverpool a 1-0 win over Aston Villa, and ruin Steven Gerrard’s return to Anfield. The Egyptian powered a penalty past Emiliano Martinez after he had been brought down by Tyrone Mings. It …

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Bobosi Byaruhanga named FUFA male player of the year

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Vipers midfielder Bobosi Byaruhanga has been named the best male player of the year in the FUFA Airtel awards. The winners of the awards intended to recognize the outstanding football personalities of the year were announced last evening at an event held at Speke Resort …

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West Ham upset league leaders Chelsea

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Arthur Masuaku’s first Premier League goal ended Chelsea’s eight-match unbeaten run as West Ham United earned a dramatic 3-2 win at the London Stadium. West Ham, who also scored three times against Liverpool last month, turned this match around after trailing twice to Chelsea, who …

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Ronaldo’s brace inspires Man Utd to victory over Arsenal

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Manchester United secured a 3-2 comeback win in a thrilling contest against Arsenal at Old Trafford. Arsenal took the lead on 13 minutes in bizarre circumstances, Emile Smith Rowe firing in from outside the box while David De Gea …

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Ziyech and Mount on target as Chelsea see out Watford

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Goals by Mason Mount and Hakim Ziyech earned Chelsea a hard-fought 2-1 victory at Watford to remain top of the Premier League table. Watford made a bright start before play was stopped due to a medical emergency in the crowd, with the supporter involved stabilised …

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Salah bangs brace as Liverpool ease to Merseyside derby victory

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Mohamed Salah’s double helped Liverpool to an emphatic 4-1 win over Everton at Goodison Park. The visitors almost struck twice in the opening two minutes, Joel Matip heading wide and Salah shooting over from close range. Their pressure eventually told, Jordan Henderson curling the ball …

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