• Friday
  • April 18, 2014
  • Last updated: 7:33pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Related Keywords

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 29 for lucky nine

Search results

  1. Sport - Soccer - YOU BET

    Solid City highly rated in FA Cup clash of titans

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 10:32pm by Nick Pulford

    ... That was another setback in a big match for Arsenal, who have won only three out of nine against big-six teams in all competitions this season (all three at home, but they have also failed to win ... Their goalscoring threat gives them a reasonable chance, however, as Arsenal have lost every big-six match in which they have conceded this season. Liverpool have scored in their last nine away games ...

  2. Sport - Soccer - YOU BET

    Cautious England and Hodgson will settle for Ukraine draw

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... goals and that looks a solid bet, although it is worth noting that over 2.5 goals has occurred in six of England's nine away games in the past decade against top-30 sides other than ... internationals unbeaten in 10 matches, look one of the better bets on Tuesday when they rate the handicap pick away to Norway. The Swiss were lucky to land in one of the weaker qualifying groups, ...

  3. Sport - Soccer - YOU BET

    Difficult for Spurs to shut out City at home

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 08:49pm by Nick Pulford

    ... the ammunition to match them in attack. Tottenham have managed only nine goals in 11 league games and just one of those was scored against a top-half side. The problem for Andre Villas-Boas is that his ...

  4. Sport - Soccer - YOU BET

    Derby will see shift in balance of power between Spurs and Blues

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... Villas-Boas has put together almost a new team at Tottenham, but the players have not taken long to gel and they have won eight out of nine in all competitions, with the only defeat coming away ... of his predecessors have failed by making them solid in defence as well as exciting in attack. Twenty goals to one in nine matches is some achievement. Chelsea's form is less solid, ...

  5. Sport - Soccer - YOU BET

    State of flux may erode usual thrill of first Manchester derby of the season

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... in tomorrow's match. Usually it would be high, both for big-six clashes overall and City-United meetings (nine out of 14 have had over 2.5 goals in the four seasons since the big six was formed), ... win at Norwich in the League Cup nine months ago, Villa's last 16 away games have had over 2.5 goals, so another high-scoring game looks a good bet. SHORTLIST Tottenham, QPR, Oldham, ...

  6. Sport - Soccer - YOU BET

    Impact of Bale and Ozil on their new teams among factors to consider

    Posted Sep 14th 2013, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... midfielder spent three seasons at Real Madrid and in that time only Lionel Messi could match him for assists in the big European leagues. Last season he had 13 assists in La Liga, as well as nine ... Ozil's figures were strikingly similar to last season's - 12 assists and nine goals - and that meant he scored or assisted in 30 per cent of Werder's goals. For Germany he has six goals ...

  7. Sport - Soccer - YOU BET

    Weekend matches likely to produce new English Premier League leader

    Posted Aug 31st 2013, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... in nine of the 12 Liverpool-United meetings in the past five seasons. Moyes, however, could exert downward pressure on United's goal scoring. Whereas United have been regularly among ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - YOU BET

    Strong trio of Premiership title contenders will be hard to beat

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... Arsenal by five points at Christmas and United were another four points behind. The next season, United were second behind Chelsea, but still their deficit was nine points. Then Ferguson adapted ... and were second only to United in points gained against teams outside the big six, which gives them a solid base. With only one of their first nine games against a team from last season's top ...

  9. Sport - Soccer - YOU BET

    Don't overplay the importance of star English Premier League players

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... his impact would be greater in a better defensive side, as Liverpool have drawn nine out of 24 games in the Premier League when he has scored. Unlike the ill-disciplined Suarez, Bale has been ...

  10. Sport - Soccer - YOU BET

    FA Cup final win for Manchester City against Wigan Athletic looks safe bet

    Posted May 11th 2013, 12:00am by Nick Pulford

    ... sides have won 10 finals against teams from outside that group- including City's 1-0 victory over Stoke two years ago. Nine of those 10 wins have come in 90-minute play- the exception being ... full-time win. A 0-0 half-time score is also attractive at the odds- that has been the score at the break in nine of the past 20 finals. Nine others have been 1-0 at half-time, which is the other ...




SCMP.com Account