Hernandez

  • Manchester United add Hernandez for US tour July 20, 2014

    Carson, California: Manchester United have added Javier Hernandez to their squad for the team's pre-season tour of the US. Relegated to the bench for much of last season, Chicharito will join the Red Devils before their friendly against the Los Angeles Galaxy on Wednesday in Pasadena, the team's first match under...
  • World Cup 2014: Mexican coach hails 'saviour' Javier Hernandez June 24, 2014

    Recife: Mexico coach Miguel Herrera hailed Javier Hernandez after the Manchester United striker came off the bench to play a key role in the team's 3-1 victory over Croatia. The result set up a Round of 16 berth for Mexico against the Netherlands in Fortaleza June 29 while Croatia were eliminated...
  • World Cup 2014: Mexico knock Croatia out to storm into last 16 June 24, 2014

    Recife: Mexico surged into the World Cup's knockout stage for a sixth straight time Monday with a 3-1 win over Croatia. Rafael Marquez, Andres Guardado and Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez scored in a 10-minute span in the second half, dooming a talented Croatia side to elimination from the group stage. The Croats had...
  • World Cup 2014: Spain not looking to change the guard just yet June 15, 2014

    Curitiba: The Netherlands' crushing win over Spain has precipitated a question that wasn't expected to come up until after the World Cup - when do Spain's veterans give way to their rising crop of talented youngsters? Coach Vicente del Bosque said changes would be made for the must-win match against Chile...
  • World Cup 2014: Age catches up with Spain, Bosque must look to the future June 14, 2014

    Xavi Hernandez is 34. Iker Casillas is 33. Andres Iniesta is 30. Xabi Alonso is 32. So is David Villa. Even Pepe Reina-the second choice keeper- is 31. Age is catching up with the world champions. Over the last 5 years Spain have dominated opponents with their peculiar brand of tiki-taka- free...
  • World Cup 2014: Loss to Dutch hardest of my career, says Xavi Hernandez June 14, 2014

    Spain midfielder Xavi Hernandez says Friday's 5-1 World Cup loss to the Netherlands was the hardest of his career. The defending champions were uncharacteristically dominated in their Group B opener, to put themselves in a likely must-win situation for their next two matches in order to reach the elimination stages. The 34-year-old...
  • As it happened: World Cup 2014, Netherlands vs Spain June 14, 2014

    Spain will be lifted by a reminder of the glory of four years ago as the defence of their World Cup crown begins against 2010 finalists the Netherlands in Salvador. Spain, also 2008 and 2012 European Championship winners, arrive in Brazil with 16 players retained from the squad that triumphed in...
  • Javier Hernandez benched for Mexico's opener against Cameroon June 12, 2014

    Javier 'Little Pea' Hernandez, Mexico's third most prolific international goalscorer of all time, has been left out of the starting line-up for Friday's World Cup opener against Cameroon at Dunas arena. Hernandez had a disappointing season for Manchester United and coach Miguel Herrera has, as expected, preferred the partnership of Oribe...
  • FIFA World Cup: Spain arrive in Salvador for Netherlands tie June 12, 2014

    Salvador: Defending champions Spain arrived here on Thursday in readiness for their World Cup opener against 2010 runners-up the Netherlands, on Friday. The two teams' clash is a rematch of the 2010 World Cup final in South Africa where Spain grabbed a 1-0 victory with a goal from Andres Iniesta four...
  • Mexico have big hopes for 'Chicharito' in Brazil June 7, 2014

    Javier Hernandez getting back among the goals at Manchester United after a bit-part role this season would come as a welcome relief to Mexico coach Miguel Herrera ahead of the World Cup in Brazil, after finding firepower a big problem in qualifying. Nicknamed 'Chicharito', or little pea, fans of the 25-year-old...
  • Pablo Hernandez withdraws from Chile's provisional squad May 25, 2014

    Chile's provisional World Cup squad was cut to 24 on Saturday with the withdrawal of midfielder Pablo Hernandez who has failed to recover from a leg muscle injury. The O'Higgins player is the sixth to pull out of the 30-man provisional squad coach that Jorge Sampaoli named last week after midfielder...
  • Mexico have big hopes for Javier Hernandez in Brazil May 20, 2014

    Javier Hernandez getting back among the goals at Manchester United after a bit-part role this season would come as a welcome relief to Mexico coach Miguel Herrera ahead of the World Cup in Brazil, after finding firepower a big problem in qualifying. Nicknamed 'Chicharito', or little pea, fans of the 25-year-old...
  • Selena Gomez to testify in paparazzo lawsuit against boyfriend Justin Bieber March 30, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer-actress Selena Gomez is reportedly going to testify in court in relation to a lawsuit launched by a paparazzo against her boyfriend Justin Bieber. The paparazzo said that the 'Come & Get It' singer was with Bieber during the alleged attack in 2012 and she was subpoenad in the...
  • Xavi Hernandez to miss Barcelona's Copa del Rey match December 15, 2013

    Spain: Barcelona says midfielder Xavi Hernandez will miss Tuesday's Copa del Rey match due to a leg injury. The team say the Spain international has a muscle pull in his right leg. Barcelona host third-division side Cartagena in the return leg of their round-of-32 tie after winning their first meeting 4-1. The Spanish...
  • Barcelona's Adriano injured, to miss Ajax match November 24, 2013

    Barcelona: Barcelona's already injury-hit squad has received another blow with full back Adriano ruled out of Tuesday's Champions League game at Ajax. Barcelona says that the versatile, yet injury-prone Brazilian hurt a ligament in his left ankle during the 4-0 win over Granada on Saturday and will miss the trip to...
  • Barcelona midfielder Xavi doubtful for next match November 19, 2013

    Barcelona: Barcelona say midfielder Xavi Hernandez is doubtful for Saturday's Spanish league match against Granada. The Spanish champions say medical tests have revealed that Xavi has a muscle strain in his left leg. They say the rate of his recovery will determine his availability for the upcoming game at Camp Nou. Barcelona...
  • League Cup: Chelsea knock out Arsenal, Man Utd advance October 30, 2013

    London: Cesar Azpilicueta seized on a defensive blunder and Juan Mata scored a slick second as Chelsea dumped Premier League leader Arsenal out of the League Cup with a 2-0 victory at its London rival on Tuesday. The fourth round loss ends one route to a trophy for Arsenal manager Arsene...
  • Moyes enjoys late victory straight out of Fergie manual October 26, 2013

    London: It is unlikely David Moyes has had time to read Alex Ferguson's latest autobiography yet but the way his Manchester United pulled a victory from the jaws of defeat on Saturday was straight out of the old master's manual. Trailing 2-1 at home to Stoke City in the 78th minute...
  • Manchester United fight back to beat Stoke City 3-2 October 26, 2013

    Manchester: Substitute Javier Hernandez completed Manchester United's second-half comeback against Stoke on Saturday, securing a 3-2 victory for the Premier League champions. Peter Crouch stunned Old Trafford with a goal after four minutes and, although United striker Robin van Persie equalised in the 43rd minute, Marko Arnautovic restored Stoke's lead on...
  • Manchester United ruin Suarez return by beating Liverpool September 26, 2013

    Manchester: Manchester United ruined Luis Suarez's long-awaited return from a 10-match ban for biting by beating Liverpool 1-0 in the third round of the League Cup on Wednesday, relieving some early-season pressure on manager David Moyes. Javier Hernandez showed a poacher's instinct to volley home deftly 39 seconds into the second...
  • Barcelona rest Xavi, Alexis for Valencia game August 31, 2013

    Spain: Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino will rest regular starters Xavi Hernandez and Alexis Sanchez for Sunday's Spanish league match at Valencia. Martino says "Xavi and Alexis have played a lot and, according to my criteria, it was time to rest them for a match." Xavi is Barcelona's reference in midfield while Alexis...
  • La Liga: Barcelona rout Levante 7-0 at Camp Nou August 19, 2013

    Barcelona: Lionel Messi scored two goals and set up another on Sunday to help mark the debut of Neymar and Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino in a 7-0 thrashing of Levante, ensuring the Spanish champions start their title defense in style. With signature signing Neymar watching from the bench, Messi almost single-handedly...
  • Football Transfers: Latest news and rumours on Thursday July 25, 2013

    IBNLive Sports gives you Thursday's round-up of all the latest transfer news and gossip from the leading clubs and top players around the world. United's chase of Fabregas is 'ongoing', says Moyes David Moyes confirmed this week that the club had made a second bid for the 26-year-old though Fabregas's Barca...
  • Spanish club Valencia eyeing Man United striker Chicharito July 26, 2013

    According to a report in The Express, Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez is target for the La Liga side Valencia, who want him to fill the gap left by Roberto Soldado. Soldado is expected to join the English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur this season, and Valencia are looking up to...
  • Abel Hernandez hits four as Uruguay reach semi-finals June 24, 2013

    Brazil: Brazilian fans again screamed and cheered for Tahiti every step of the way, even as Uruguay pumped in goal after goal to beat the South Pacific islanders 8-0 Sunday at the Confederations Cup. Abel Hernandez scored a first-half hat-trick and added a penalty in the second-half, while Luis Suarez scored...
  • Javier Hernandez double gives Mexico 2-1 win over Japan June 23, 2013

    Brazil: Javier Hernandez cemented his status as Mexico's leading striker Saturday, sending his team home from the Confederations Cup on a high by scoring twice to clinch a 2-1 victory over Japan in their final Group A match. With seven goals in his last eight games for Mexico, the Manchester United...
  • Mario Balotelli powers Italy past Mexico in Confederations Cup June 17, 2013

    Rio de Janeiro: Mario Balotelli scored the winner in Italy's 2-1 victory over Mexico on Sunday at the Confederations Cup. In the 78th minute, Balotelli collected a perfectly placed acrobatic pass from Emanuele Giaccherini and muscled in between two defenders to break the deadlock in the first official match at the...
  • Top-guns Brazil, Spain ready to light up Confederations Cup June 14, 2013

    Rio de Janerio: On the field, the Confederations Cup can give Brazil's national team a major boost in their quest to win a sixth World Cup title next year. Off the field, the eight-team tournament will offer the first hints about where the country stands in their preparations for the...
  • Confederations Cup a test of the best: Hernandez June 14, 2013

    Rio de Janeiro: Mexico striker Javier Hernandez says the Confederations Cup will provide his team with a welcome break from their stuttering 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign. The reigning Concacaf champions play their first match of the Confederations Cup, against Italy at the Maracana stadium Sunday and Hernandez could not hide...
  • Manchester United sign sponsorship with Mexican bank June 11, 2013

    Manchester: Manchester United have added Mexican banking group INVEX to its global array of sponsors. The four-year deal gives INVEX the rights to produce United-branded credit cards in Mexico, where the club says it has 24 million followers. United, which features Mexico striker Javier Hernandez in their squad, recently won the English...