Edin Dzeko

  • World Cup 2014: Bosnia beat Iran 3-1, both knocked out June 25, 2014

    Salvador:: Bosnia-Herzegovina ended Iran's hopes of advancing to the knockout stages and registered their first World Cup win in the process with a 3-1 victory in Group F on Wednesday. The Bosnians took a commanding 2-0 lead with goals from Edin Dzeko in the 23rd and Miralem Pjanic in the 53rd...
  • World Cup 2014: Shameful referee got it wrong, says Edin Dzeko June 22, 2014

    CUIABA: Bosnia-Hercegovina were sent packing from the World Cup on Saturday, and striker Edin Dzeko laid the blame for their first round exit on the "shameful" referee in charge of the 1-0 loss to Nigeria in Cuiaba. Full Coverage: World Cup 2014 The Group F fixture was played out in stamina-sapping tropical...
  • World Cup 2014: Nigeria knock Bosnia-Herzegovina out with 1-0 win June 22, 2014

    Cuiaba: Nigeria eliminated Bosnia-Herzegovina from World Cup contention with a 1-0 win over the tournament newcomers on Saturday, with Peter Odemwingie's first-half goal getting the African champions closer to the knockout stage. Odemwingie sealed Nigeria's first victory at a World Cup since 1998 - spanning 10 matches - by finishing from...
  • World Cup 2014: Dzeko's our Messi, says Bosnia coach Safet Susic June 21, 2014

    Just a few weeks ago, Edin Dzeko was being heralded as the best player in the English Premier League by no less an esteemed judge as Jose Mourinho. On Friday, the Bosnia-Herzegovina striker was being compared with probably the three best players in the world. "He is equally important to us as...
  • Manchester City close in on EPL title with 4-0 win over Aston Villa May 8, 2014

    Manchester: Manchester City moved to the brink of the Premier League title with an emphatic 4-0 win over Aston Villa on Wednesday as Edin Dzeko scored twice to leave them needing just a point from the final game of the season. Dzeko's double midway through the second half relieved the pressure...
  • 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...
  • Manchester City cruise past Crystal Palace to boost title hopes April 27, 2014

    London: Manchester City took charge of the Premier League title race after Edin Dzeko and Yaya Toure scored first-half goals to secure a 2-0 win at Crystal Palace on Sunday. A couple of hours after leader Liverpool lost 2-0 against Chelsea at home, City cut its deficit to the Reds to...
  • Title race memories give Manchester City's Dzeko hope April 15, 2014

    Manchester: Edin Dzeko remembers clearly how Manchester City's title hopes were written off prematurely two years ago and the striker is hoping the pundits are similarly wide of the mark after the weekend's defeat at Liverpool. After a 1-0 defeat at Arsenal in early April 2012, City trailed Manchester United by...
  • Rampant Manchester City hammer Southampton 4-1 in Premier League April 5, 2014

    England: Manchester City kept the destiny of the Premier League title in their hands by beating Southampton 4-1 on Saturday, with the visitors' defeat further marred by a serious-looking injury to England striker Jay Rodriguez. Yaya Toure set City on their way with a third-minute penalty at Etihad Stadium before Rickie...
  • Manchester City miss chance to go top with Arsenal draw March 30, 2014

    London: Arsenal prevented Manchester City from going top of the Premier League on Saturday while keeping up their own pursuit of the title with a spirited fightback to draw 1-1 on Saturday. With Arsenal still reeling from a demoralising 6-0 loss at Chelsea last weekend, David Silva completed a counter-attack to...
  • Edin Dzeko scores twice as City thrash United 3-0 in Manchester derby March 26, 2014

    England: Edin Dzeko scored inside 43 seconds and again in the second-half as Manchester City inflicted more misery on Manchester United with a 3-0 win on Tuesday, cutting their deficit to Premier League leader Chelsea to three points. Yaya Toure added a third goal in the 90th minute to seal United's...
  • Manchester City beat Hull 2-0 despite early red card March 15, 2014

    England: Manchester City overcame the early sending-off of captain Vincent Kompany to beat Hull 2-0 thanks to goals by David Silva and Edin Dzeko on Saturday, keeping the team in touch with Premier League leader Chelsea. Silva curled home the opening goal from outside the area in the 14th minute, just...
  • Manchester City lose to Wigan Athletic, crash out of FA Cup March 10, 2014

    London: Second-tier Wigan stunned Manchester City for the second straight year in the FA Cup, beating the Premier League giants 2-1 on Sunday to reach the semi-finals and stay on course to retain the trophy. Seven days after winning the League Cup final at Wembley Stadium, City were looking to return...
  • Manchester City rout Tottenham 5-1, move top of Premier League January 30, 2014

    London: Manchester City used another rampant scoring display to replace Arsenal at the top of the Premier League with a 5-1 win at Tottenham on Wednesday, while Chelsea lost ground in the title race with a 0-0 draw against West Ham. After beating Spurs 6-0 at the Etihad Stadium, Manuel Pellegrini's...
  • Manchester City still improving after reaching 100 goals: Pellegrini January 19, 2014

    Rampant Manchester City steamed through the 100 barrier as goals continued to rain down at The Etihad Stadium in a 4-2 Premier League win over Cardiff City on Saturday. Edin Dzeko struck after 14 minutes to bring up the milestone and further goals from Jesus Navas, Yaya Toure and Sergio Aguero...
  • Manchester City beat Cardiff 4-2 to pass 100-goal mark January 18, 2014

    Manchester: Rampant Manchester City passed the 100-goal mark in all competitions this season by overwhelming Cardiff 4-2 on Saturday to keep the pressure on Arsenal at the top of the English Premier League. Edin Dzeko brought up the century after just 34 matches with a scruffy opening goal in the 14th...
  • Five-star Manchester City crush Blackburn in FA Cup January 16, 2014

    Manchester: Alvaro Negredo and Edin Dzeko scored twice each as Premier League high-fliers Manchester City comprehensively quashed second tier Blackburn Rovers' hopes of causing an FA Cup shock with an emphatic 5-0 third-round replay win on Wednesday. After being held to a surprising draw 11 days ago, City proved far too...
  • Manchester City beat Newcastle 2-0 to top table January 13, 2014

    Newcastle: Edin Dzeko's first half goal and Alvaro Negredo's tap-in during added time gave Manchester City a 2-0 win at Newcastle as the Blues moved provisionally top of the Premier League following a tense game marred by a controversial decision on Sunday. Dzeko scored after eight minutes before Cheikh Tiote appeared...
  • Dzeko rescues Man City in 1-0 win over Palace; Hull rout Fulham 6-0 December 28, 2013

    Manchester: Edin Dzeko rescued Manchester City with a second-half winner in a shaky 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday, lifting his team provisionally top of the English Premier League. The division's most free-scoring attack struggled to break down an obdurate Palace defence until Jesus Navas cut the ball back for...
  • Capital One Cup: Sunderland knock out Chelsea, Man City advance December 18, 2013

    London: Substitute Ki sung-Yueng drove in an extra-time winner to take the Premier League's bottom club Sunderland into the League Cup semi-finals with a dramatic 2-1 victory over Chelsea on Tuesday. Ki smashed home in the 118th minute after being teed up by Fabio Borini, who had come off the bench...
  • Toure scores stunner as Man City sweep past Plzen September 18, 2013

    Plzen: Manchester City demonstrated their Champions League intent this season by crushing Viktoria Plzen 3-0 in their opening Group D game on Tuesday. Edin Dzeko, Yaya Toure and Sergio Aguero scored in a 10-minute period early in the second half against the Czech champions. Dzeko put the English side ahead in...
  • Pellegrini brushes off Dzeko move to Napoli June 26, 2013

    Italian club Napoli's search for an effective striker have taken a backseat as Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko has been ruled out of a possible switch. Newly appointed City manager Manuel Pellegrini has called off any possibility of the Bosnian moving out of Etihad after being unsuccessful at signing the 21-year-old...
  • Manchester City beat Chelsea 4-3 in US friendly May 24, 2013

    St. Louis: Manchester City overcame a three-goal deficit to beat rivals Chelsea 4-3 on Thursday in the opener of a two-game U.S. tour. Edin Dzeko's second goal of the game tied it in the 85th minute for Man City and Micah Richards scored the stoppage-time winner by redirecting a header...
  • Manchester City, Swansea labor to 0-0 draw in EPL May 4, 2013

    Swansea: Manchester City dropped points in their bid to secure second place in the English Premier League by drawing 0-0 with Swansea in a lackluster match on Saturday. Edin Dzeko and David Silva missed gilt-edged late chances at Liberty Stadium for the deposed champions, who are provisionally seven points clear...
  • Milner, Dzeko score in City's 2-0 win over Arsenal January 14, 2013

    London: Manchester City capitalized on Laurent Koscielny's early sending-off to canter to a first league victory at Arsenal in 38 years, with Sunday's 2-0 win keeping the defending champions seven points behind Manchester United in the Premier League title race. The France center back was shown a straight red card for...
  • City edge Norwich 4-3 despite being a man down December 30, 2012

    Manchester City survived the first-half sending-off of Samir Nasri for an apparent headbutt to edge past Norwich 4-3 in a Premier League thriller on Saturday, keeping the champions seven points behind leaders Manchester United. City were 2-0 ahead after four minutes at Carrow Road thanks to a double from Edin Dzeko,...
  • Dzeko's late strikes spare City's blushes against West Brom October 20, 2012

    West Bromwich: Substitute Edin Dzeko grabbed two late goals — the second coming in injury time — to earn 10-man Manchester City a 2-1 win over West Bromwich Albion on Saturday, maintaining the defending champions' unbeaten start to the Premier League. City had to play more than an hour with 10...