Sergio Aguero

  • 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 24-year wait for another World Cup title. Goetze scored the winning goal in extra time to give Germany a 1-0 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 59-year-old...
  • 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 8, 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 three-man attack for Tuesday's last-16 match against Switzerland in Sao Paulo. Coach Alejandro Sabella had Lavezzi in an 11-man formation, assumed to be the probable starting lineup, for training at their base in Belo Horizonte...
  • World Cup 2014: Argentina's Aguero to miss Switzerland game June 27, 2014

    Belo Horizonte: Argentina striker Sergio Aguero will miss the upcoming last 16 clash with Switzerland after suffering a muscle injury in his left leg and could be out of the World Cup should they progress. Aguero's injury in the 3-2 victory over Nigeria on Wednesday is a major blow to the...
  • World Cup 2014: Messi's 90th-min strike puts Argentina into last 16 with 1-0 win over Iran June 21, 2014

    Belo Horizonte: Lionel Messi scored a superb goal in stoppage time to give Argentina a 1-0 victory over Iran on Saturday and secure his team's place in the second round of the World Cup. Iran had defended solidly throughout the game and also took the match to Argentina in the...
  • Argentina's 'Fab Four' key to team's success in Brazil June 6, 2014

    Lionel Messi has won every major global title bar the World Cup and Argentina are hoping he will be able to tick that last remaining box with a side considered among the favourites for the title in their biggest rival's backyard. If the "Fantastic Quartet" of Messi, Gonzalo Higuain, Sergio Aguero...
  • EPL: Sergio Aguero fit after injury for Manchester City's title decider May 9, 2014

    Argentina striker Sergio Aguero is available for Manchester City's title-deciding match against West Ham in the English Premier League on Sunday after recovering from a groin injury. City manager Manuel Pellegrini says his "whole squad is fit" for the game, which the team needs to win or draw to guarantee capturing...
  • Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero ruled out of Aston Villa game May 6, 2014

    Manchester: Manchester City top-scorer Sergio Aguero has been ruled out of Wednesday's game against Aston Villa, where victory would put City on the verge of securing the English Premier League title. Aguero left the pitch with a groin problem soon after scoring in a 3-2 win over Everton on Saturday. "He...
  • Manchester City beat Everton, favourite to win Premier League title May 4, 2014

    Liverpool: Edin Dzeko's brace helped Manchester City come from behind to beat Everton 3-2 and stay in control of the Premier League title race on Saturday. City had won just one of their last 15 matches at Goodison Park and looked like continuing their poor run when Ross Barkley curled in...
  • Sergio Aguero visits a Manchester City fan to say 'You're hired' May 2, 2014

    London: Sergio Aguero gave one Manchester City fan the shock of a lifetime when he turned up unannounced at his home and offered him the chance to work for the Premier League club. Lee John Kenny, 24, from Stretford in Manchester, won a competition to shape the club's new global membership...
  • Argentina's 'Fab Four' key to team's success in football World Cup May 20, 2014

    Lionel Messi has won every major global title bar the World Cup and Argentina are hoping he will be able to tick that last remaining box with a side considered among the favourites for the title in their biggest rival's backyard. If the "Fantastic Quartet" of Messi, Gonzalo Higuain, Sergio Aguero...
  • Manchester City beat West Brom 3-1 to boost title hopes April 22, 2014

    Manchester: Manchester City kept alive their title hopes in the English Premier League by beating West Bromwich Albion 3-1 on Monday night. Goals by Pablo Zabaleta in the third minute and Sergio Aguero in the 10th built a 2-0 lead. Graham Dorrans cut the margin in half in the 16th, and...
  • Liverpool-Man City clash will decide title, say bookies April 12, 2014

    London: Britain's biggest bookmaker believes that the winner of Sunday's crucial clash between Liverpool and Manchester City at Anfield is a certainty to win the Premier League title. William Hill is quoting odds of 1/10 on the winning team - whoever it may be - to go on and be crowned...
  • Sergio Aguero makes timely City return for trip to Liverpool April 11, 2014

    Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is set to make his return from injury against Liverpool after being named in the squad for the crucial Premier League match between two of the title favourites at Anfield on Sunday. The Argentina striker has been plagued by a hamstring problem in recent months and...
  • Manuel Pellegrini optimistic on Sergio Aguero injury March 14, 2014

    England: Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini is hoping Sergio Aguero will be out for only two weeks after the striker injured his hamstring against Barcelona in the Champions League on Wednesday. Aguero was substituted at halftime during the 2-1 loss at the Nou Camp and the Argentina forward underwent a scan...
  • Man City look for redemption against Barcelona in Champions League March 12, 2014

    Barcelona: Sergio Aguero has a proven scoring record against Barcelona and the Manchester City forward may have a crucial role to play if his side are to upset the odds and reach the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time. City trail 2-0 ahead of Wednesday's last 16, second leg at...
  • Man City striker Aguero out of Barcelona clash February 17, 2014

    Manchester: Sergio Aguero has not fully recovered from a hamstring injury and will miss Manchester City's Champions League round of 16 first-leg match against Barcelona on Tuesday, coach Manuel Pellegrini said on Monday. The 25-year-old Argentina forward, who has scored six times in five Champions League matches this season, pulled his...
  • No quick return for Aguero or Fernandinho says City coach February 7, 2014

    Manchester City will be without the injured Sergio Aguero and Fernandinho for at least another two weeks meaning both players will miss City's FA Cup clash with Chelsea and the Champions League game against Barcelona. Coach Manuel Pellegrini confirmed the South American pair's absences on Friday at his pre-match media conference...
  • Sergio Aguero out for a month with hamstring injury January 31, 2014

    Manchester: Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has been ruled out for about a month with a hamstring injury. Aguero, who has 26 goals this season as City have soared to the top of the English Premier League with rampant displays of attacking football, is expected to sit out the first leg...
  • Manchester City, Liverpool register victories in FA Cup January 25, 2014

    Manchester: Manchester City avoided a major FA Cup shock by coming from two goals down with a half-hour remaining to beat second-tier Watford 4-2 in the fourth round on Saturday, with Sergio Aguero leading the recovery with a hat-trick. City's 100 per cent domestic winning record at home this season looked...
  • Sergio Aguero back from injury for Manchester City January 14, 2014

    England: Argentina striker Sergio Aguero will return from a month out with a calf injury in Manchester City's third-round replay against Blackburn in the FA Cup on Wednesday. Aguero, who last played on December 14, was training as normal and was in the squad for the match at Etihad Stadium, City...
  • Manchester City's Sergio Aguero close to return from injury January 10, 2014

    England: Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says striker Sergio Aguero could be back in action next week after being out for almost a month with a calf injury. The 25-year-old Argentine is City's top scorer this season with 19 goals but has not played since the 6-3 win over Arsenal on...
  • Sergio Aguero set to return for Manchester City January 7, 2014

    Striker Sergio Aguero is back in training and close to returning for Manchester City after being out since before Christmas with a calf injury, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Tuesday. "I think Sergio will be back during January - he's working, he is training," Pellegrini told a news conference ahead of...
  • Suarez continues to lead Premier League scoring chart January 2, 2014

    London: Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez scored from a sublime free-kick in Liverpool's 2-0 win over Hull City in the English Premier League, taking his goal tally to 20 for the season - seven more than second placed Sergio Aguero of Manchester City. The Argentine striker missed New Year's Day Premier League...
  • Aguero, Zabaleta injuries test Manchester City's squad depth December 20, 2013

    London: Injuries to Argentina internationals Sergio Aguero and Pablo Zabaleta will test Manchester City's squad depth ahead of a crowded Christmas schedule. Aguero could be out for up to eight weeks, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Friday, after he suffered a calf injury against Arsenal last weekend while right back Zabaleta...
  • Manchester City striker Aguero could be out for eight weeks December 18, 2013

    Leicester: Manchester City could be without top scorer Sergio Aguero for up to two months because of the right calf injury he sustained against Arsenal at the weekend. City manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Tuesday that he has been told by doctors that Aguero will be out "at least one month...
  • Man City striker Aguero out for 'at least 1 month' December 16, 2013

    Manchester: Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says in-form striker Sergio Aguero is likely to be out for "at least one month" with a right calf injury. The Argentina international, who has scored 19 goals in 20 games for City this season, was hurt at the start of the second half in...
  • City thrash Arsenal 6-3 to throw open title race December 14, 2013

    Manchester: Manchester City produced another fearsome attacking display to overpower Arsenal 6-3 in a wild Premier League shootout on Saturday, leaving the leaders in range of the chasing pack in the title race. Prolific strikers Sergio Aguero and Alvaro Negredo scored first-half goals while Fernandinho netted twice and David Silva and...