Morata strikes late to send Real Madrid top of La Liga

By Richard Martin | BARCELONA A scrappy late finish by Alvaro Morata earned Real Madrid a 2-1 win over Athletic Bilbao and allowed them to dislodge Atletico Madrid as La Liga leaders on Sunday after Diego Simeone’s men went down 2-1 at Sevilla for their first defeat of the season. The result proved costly for…

Mourinho humbled by his old club

They were only a section of the Chelsea support, but they were more than enough to make themselves heard. Jose Mourinho, who stood sullenly some 15 yards in front of them, must have heard them. “You’re not special, you’re not special!” they roared jubilantly, “you’re not special anymore!” It was midway through the first half,…