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  • Manchester City's Sergio Aguero sidelined for up to six weeks December 10, 2014

    Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero will be out for up to six weeks with a knee ligament injury, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on the eve of their Champions League clash at AS Roma. Argentine Aguero, the Premier League's leading scorer with 14 goals, hobbled off after less than five minutes against...
  • Champions League: Calculators out for Roma-Man City decider December 9, 2014

    The calculators will be out in force as AS Roma and Manchester City clash for a place in the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday with outsiders CSKA Moscow lurking in the background. The head-to-head rule which UEFA use to separate teams who are level on points means that...
  • Champions League: Man City reeling as Aguero ruled out of Rome trip December 7, 2014

    Manchester City's already slim hopes of remaining in the Champions League beyond next week suffered a devastating blow on Saturday when a tearful Sergio Aguero joined their lengthening injury list. Aguero, the Premier League's leading scorer with 14 goals, suffered a knee ligament injury in the opening minutes of City's 1-0...
  • EPL: Manchester City beat Everton 1-0 to close in on Chelsea December 7, 2014

    Manchester: An injury to star striker Sergio Aguero cast a shadow over champion Manchester City's hard-fought 1-0 win over Everton in the English Premier League on Saturday. Yaya Toure converted a first-half penalty as City cut Chelsea's lead at the top to only three points, but the immediate concern was for...
  • Sergio Aguero's form key to Manchester City revival, says Zabaleta December 5, 2014

    Sergio Aguero's electrifying form has dragged Manchester City out of their early-season slumber and they are ready to start chasing down Premier League title rivals Chelsea, according to fellow Argentine Pablo Zabaleta. Aguero's hat-trick in a 3-2 victory over Bayern Munich last month threw City a Champions League lifeline and he...
  • Sergio Aguero to 'try and convince' Messi to join City December 4, 2014

    London: Manchester City star forward Sergio Aguero has vowed to try and persuade Argentine team-mate Lionel Messi into signing with the English football club. The two attackers are said to be close friends having been together in the Argentina youth national squad and the senior team. Aguero, who was married to Giannina,...
  • Manchester City crush Sunderland 4-1 in EPL December 4, 2014

    Manchester City ended a six-year wait for a Premier League win at Sunderland with an impressive 4-1 victory on Wednesday for the defending champions. The visitors, who had lost their last four games at the Stadium of Light, fell behind in the 19th when Pablo Zabaleta's attempted clearance deflected off Connor...
  • Manuel Pellegrini revives Manchester City's Champions League spirits November 26, 2014

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini, with his flagging side trailing 2-1 to Bayern Munich, gave his players a halftime pep talk that sparked a revival and kept their Champions League hopes alive. After Sergio Aguero had put City in front with a penalty following the dismissal of Bayern defender Mehdi Benatia...
  • It was a team effort, says Aguero of his hat-trick November 26, 2014

    Manchester: Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick in an important match against Bayern Munich in the Champions League, but he said it is the team effort that matters most. "It was very important to win. In the first half we tried to wait for them to attack and hit...
  • Hat-trick hero Sergio Aguero is special player, says Manchester City captain November 26, 2014

    Vincent Kompany hailed Sergio Aguero as Manchester City's "special player" after the Argentine's hat-trick earned a rousing 3-2 comeback win over Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Tuesday. The victory resuscitated City's hopes of qualifying for the last 16 ahead of their final Group E match against AS Roma. Should the...
  • Champions League: Aguero scores hat-trick in Manchester City's 3-2 win over Bayern Munich November 26, 2014

    Sergio Aguero scored a hat trick - including two late goals - to inspire Manchester City to a 3-2 win over 10-man Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Tuesday, reviving the English champions' chances of reaching the knockout stage. Aguero, who put City ahead with a 21st-minute penalty that led...
  • EPL: Sergio Aguero rescues Manchester City a point at QPR in 2-2 draw November 9, 2014

    Two goals from Sergio Aguero earned Manchester City a point as they twice came from behind in a 2-2 draw with Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road in the Premier League on Saturday. QPR started the game on the front foot, putting pressure on the City players in torrential rain whenever...
  • Sergio Aguero vows to win Champions League with Manchester City November 8, 2014

    London: Manchester City may be on the brink of another early exit from the Champions League but striker Sergio Aguero has vowed to stay at the club until they are crowned European champions. The Premier League champions are without a win in this season's edition of Europe's elite club competition, bottom...
  • Stupid Smalling, stellar Aguero and a laughing Mourinho November 4, 2014

    The Manchester derby last night ended with a predictable result, based on recent history. In what was ultimately a mediocre, error-strewn game, we did get to understand much and more about the two teams on the field. Some of the more pertinent ones are presented below: 1. The last few...
  • Manchester City will pounce when Chelsea drop points, says Sergio Aguero November 3, 2014

    London: Runaway leaders Chelsea are certain to drop points in their quest for the Premier League crown and Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero believes his side will be ready to pounce when the Londoners falter. Having lost to Stoke City and West Ham United already this season, Manchester City have made...
  • Manchester United and Aston Villa count cost of indiscipline November 3, 2014

    London: Manchester United and Aston Villa paid a heavy price for having men sent off on in the Premier League on Sunday with United losing a tight derby to Man City and Villa surrendering a lead in defeat by Tottenham Hotspur. Sergio Aguero condemned United manager Louis van Gaal to a...
  • EPL: Manchester City beat 10-man spirited Manchester United 1-0 November 2, 2014

    Manchester: Sergio Aguero's second-half goal earned Manchester City a 1-0 victory over 10-man Manchester United in the Premier League on Sunday, taking the team's winning run in the derby to four games. United played with 10 men from the 39th minute after center back Chris Smalling's sending-off, and Aguero broke down...
  • Best is yet to come from Aguero, says Pellegrini October 25, 2014

    Sergio Aguero may have scored eight goals in his last five games for Manchester City but the Premier League champions are yet to see the best of the Argentina striker, said manager Manuel Pellegrini. Aguero scored all four goals in the home win against Tottenham Hotspur last Saturday to take his...
  • CSKA Moscow rally to draw 2-2 with Manchester City in Champions League October 21, 2014

    Moscow: Manchester City were left struggling in the Champions League on Tuesday after squandering a two-goal lead and conceding a late penalty to draw 2-2 at CSKA Moscow in an empty stadium. Goals from Sergio Aguero and James Milner gave City a comfortable two-goal lead by half-time at Arena Khimki, where...
  • Aguero scores four as Manchester City thrash Tottenham Hotspur 4-1 October 18, 2014

    Sergio Aguero scored four goals in a dazzling display to lead Manchester City to a 4-1 win over Tottenham on Saturday in an entertaining Premier League game that featured four penalties and a red card. The champions made it 15 goals against Spurs in their last three meetings thanks to Aguero,...
  • EPL: Manchester City strike late to beat Aston Villa 2-0 October 5, 2014

    Birmingham: Yaya Toure and Sergio Aguero produced late moments of brilliance to earn Manchester City a 2-0 win over Aston Villa on Saturday, keeping the champions in touch with Premier League leader Chelsea. Toure dribbled to the edge of the penalty area in the 82nd minute and curled a left-footed shot...
  • Martin Demichelis' header gives Manchester City 22 draw at Arsenal September 13, 2014

    London: Martin Demichelis spared Manchester City from a second successive loss by heading in a late equalizer in a 22 draw at Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday. After Sergio Aguero put defending champion City in front in the first half, Arsenal staged a fightback after the break inspired by...
  • EPL: Stoke stun Manchester City at home, Swansea win again August 30, 2014

    Mame Diouf scored a spectacular solo goal to give Stoke a surprising 10 win over defending champion Manchester City in the Premier League on Saturday. Diouf received the ball on the edge of his own area and ran the length of the pitch before slotting a low shot between the legs...
  • Stevan Jovetic double helps Manchester City beat Liverpool 31 August 26, 2014

    Manchester: A Stevan Jovetic double and a third to Sergio Aguero helped Manchester City send out an ominous warning to those with designs on their Premier League crown, routing Liverpool 31 in the first heavyweight clash of the new season on Monday. With new signing Mario Balotelli watching from the...
  • Champions Manchester City host title pretenders Liverpool August 23, 2014

    Liverpool's regrets about missing out on a first English league title for 24 years last season will be stronger than ever on Monday when they visit champions Manchester City, who pipped them by two points. The meeting of last term's top two is the highlight of the weekend Premier League programme,...
  • Germany ride on Mario Goetze goal to beat Argentina, win FIFA World Cup July 14, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: With two quick touches, Mario Goetze ended Germany's 24year wait for another World Cup title. Goetze scored the winning goal in extra time to give Germany a 10 victory over Argentina on Sunday in a tight and tense World Cup final that came down to one piece of...
  • World Cup 2014: 'Perfect game' required against Germany, says Sabella July 13, 2014

    Rio De Janeiro: Argentina coach Alejandro Sabella is looking for perfection against Germany in Sunday's World Cup final. Describing the Germans as "very powerful" physically, mentally and tactically, Sabella said Saturday that there's no room for error. "We must play a perfect game," Sabella said. Elaborating on how to accomplish that, the 59yearold...
  • World Cup 2014: Argentina's road to the final July 13, 2014

    Argentina came into the 2014 World Cup as one of the favourites and started their campaign on a winning note, but they haven't been as impressive as they are known to be despite having made it to the summit clash. Argentina's perfect progression to the World Cup knockout stage has...
  • World Cup 2014: Argentinean Sergio Aguero set to return against Netherlands July 7, 2014

    Belo Horizonte: Argentina have been boosted by the return to fitness of Sergio Aguero ahead of their World Cup semifinal against the Netherlands on Wednesday. Aguero has missed the Albiceleste's past two matches against Switzerland and Belgium with a hamstring injury but looked untroubled during a light training session on Sunday,...
  • World Cup 2014: Argentina's Lavezzi set to replace Aguero against Switzerland June 29, 2014

    Argentina look set to play Ezequiel Lavezzi instead of the injured Sergio Aguero in a continued threeman attack for Tuesday's last16 match against Switzerland in Sao Paulo. Coach Alejandro Sabella had Lavezzi in an 11man formation, assumed to be the probable starting lineup, for training at their base in Belo Horizonte...