LONDON -- Here are three quick thoughts from Chelsea's 3-0 Premier League defeat to Bournemouth on Wednesday at Stamford Bridge.
1. Chelsea have no answer for Bournemouth
Olivier Giroud was the centre of attention ahead of kickoff at Stamford Bridge, indulging requests from his new fans to pose for pictures as he and fellow January arrival Emerson Palmieri took their seats just behind the Chelsea bench.
Antonio Conte could have done with him on the pitch. The Italian let it be known in no uncertain...
BOURNEMOUTH -- Three quick thoughts on Bournemouth 2-1 Arsenal in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon.
1. New low for Arsenal in desperate defeat
The day started with Arsene Wenger all-but confirming Alexis Sanchez was off, and things got worse from there. Whether the Chilean will be wearing red or blue for the remainder of the season is still to be decided, but that doesn't especially matter for Arsenal now, in the wake of another dispiriting defeat.
BOURNEMOUTH, England -- Three thoughts from a comfortable 4-0 win for Liverpool at Bournemouth.
1. Scintillating Liverpool leap back into top four
Liverpool are back in the top four, and if anyone needed a reminder of what Jurgen Klopp's team are capable of, then they provided it on Sunday evening. This was a rout, albeit against obliging opponents, with the result rarely in doubt after Philippe Coutinho scored a wonderful early opener. Dejan Lovren, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino added...