“It has been a huge privilege and an honour to manage Chelsea,” said the departing coach.
“The attitude was very good. The players I brought from the bench came with the intention of bringing something to the team,” said Tottenham coach Jose Mourinho.
“We are grateful to Frank for what he has achieved in his time as head coach of the club,” Chelsea said in a statement.
Fernandes’s strike was a worthy winner of a thrilling tie as he used Pogba to unsight Alisson and fired the ball low into the Brazilian’s left-hand corner.
Bayern extended their advantage over second-placed RB Leipzig, who suffered a shock 3-2 defeat at second-from-bottom Mainz on Saturday.
Messi is still serving his punishment for being sent off in Seville but the Argentinian will be available again for Wednesday’s Copa del Rey tie away at Rayo Vallecano.

world soccer Arsenal outcast Ozil joins Fenerbahce

The 32-year-old German was omitted from Arsenal’s Premier League and Europa League squads this season.

world soccer Abraham’s hat-trick takes heat off Lampard as Chelsea advance in FA Cup

Tammy Abraham eased the pressure on under-fire Frank Lampard as the Chelsea striker’s hat-trick sealed a 3-1 win against Luton in the FA Cup fourth round on Sunday. In just his second season in charge at Chelsea, Lampard is fighting to avoid the sack after a wretched run in the Premier League. An embarrassing FA […]

world soccer Arthur bags first Juve goal in Bologna win to put pressure on Milan teams

Andrea Pirlo’s side bounced back from last weekend’s 2-0 league defeat by Inter Milan, and followed on from their morale-boosting Italian Super Cup triumph over Napoli midweek.

world soccer Klopp believes Burnley ‘low point’ can inspire Liverpool turnaround

Klopp’s men travel to Old Trafford on the back of a shock defeat by Burnley that ended their 68-match unbeaten home league run.

world soccer Hazard leads Real Madrid to Alaves rout to relieve pressure on Zidane

The victory is only Real Madrid’s second in six matches and leaves them four points behind Atletico Madrid, who have two games in hand and play Valencia at home on Sunday. 

world soccer AC Milan stay top despite Atalanta defeat as rivals Inter held

Stefano Pioli’s Milan saw their lead on second-placed Inter cut to two points but hold pole position at the half-way stage of the season for the first time since they last won the title in 2011.

world soccer Rangers mark Gerrard milestone with Ross County thrashing

Gerrard’s men completed their 12th successive home win of a so far unbeaten league season.

world soccer ‘I’m a fighter’ insists under pressure Lampard

The 42-year-old former England midfielder’s future at Stamford Bridge has become a hot topic, with Chelsea having lost five of their last eight league matches.

world soccer Leipzig slump to surprise loss at Mainz

RB Leipzig missed the chance to move within a point of league leaders Bayern Munich.

world soccer Southampton dump holders Arsenal out of FA Cup

The much-changed Gunners, who have won the competition a record 14 times, fell behind midway through the first half and could not find a way back.

world soccer Pogba’s renaissance comes at perfect time for Man Utd

Pogba has been a constant source of friction during his second spell with United and recent suggestions that he was keen to engineer a close-season transfer came as little surprise.

world soccer No tears for Klopp if Liverpool’s transfer goals aren’t met

Klopp’s injury-hit side have slumped to fourth in the Premier League after five games without a win.

world soccer Mbappe admits mind not made up on PSG future

“We are in discussions with the club to try to find a suitable project,” said Mbappe.

world soccer Under-pressure Lampard ignoring talk over his Chelsea future

Owner Roman Abramovich has shown no room for sentiment and Lampard knows that well as he played under nine bosses during his time at Stamford Bridge.

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