Ugly scenes marred the end of West Ham United’s 2-1 EFL Cup win against London rivals Chelsea on Wednesday night. Fans at the London Stadium clashed in a walkway separating the two sets of fans. So far seven individuals have been arrested and now the English FA has opened an investigation into what occurred. Here is the statement they released on Thursday morning. “The FA is investigating crowd disturbances at last night’s EFL Cup match between West Ham United and Chelsea. We are in dialogue with all relevant authorities.” Before the London derby, the first to played at the London Stadium, both teams issued statements asking for fans to behave but as we have seen on numerous occasions this season
Liverpool are - as Jürgen Klopp would put it - in a good moment. Currently on a 10-game unbeaten streak, joint top of the Premier League table on points, and sporting a roster nearly untouched by injuries, things are going well. A point that gets brought up with regularity is the fact that the Reds spent no money in the summer, and as a result, have funds available should they choose to add to the squad in the January transfer window. Although Klopp has shown a willingness to - and perhaps preference for - building a squad with lesser funds and developing players on hand, one should never discount the notion that the availability of a quality player might make the man consider his frugal ways.
Oct 27 (Gracenote) - Top scorers of the Serie A on Thursday 10 Edin Dzeko (AS Roma) 8 Mauro Icardi (Inter Milan) Ciro Immobile (Lazio) 6 Carlos Bacca (AC Milan) Gonzalo Higuain (Juventus) Jose