Browsing: Olivier Giroud

Chelsea have recorded 13 points from their last six outings in the Premier League, but that has not stopped reports suggesting that there could be mass changes at Stamford Bridge before the end of January

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that 16 teams qualified for the knockout stage of the FIFA World Cup to jostle for the eight quarterfinals slots, while the other 16 teams, including the Super Eagles, that did not qualify for the round of 16, have since departed Russia to their countries

The home side lacked the urgency that many expected of them in the opening stages and they wasted a promising position 14 minutes in when Giroud took the ball off the toes of Tiemoue Bakayoko when his compatriot was much better placed to meet Victor Moses’s cutback

The Blues have suffered back-to-back league defeats and trail fourth-placed Tottenham by five points and seventh-placed Liverpool with nine matches remaining