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Chelsea 3-0 West Brom: Conte's men rated and slated

Chelsea 3-0 West Brom: Conte's men rated and slated

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While West Brom had the Chelsea defence under some pressure, Courtois was not called into action on too many occasions in the game. Monday, February 12, 2018Chelsea put an end to their two-game losing run with a workmanlike victory over West Brom at Stamford Bridge. The hosts, who came off the back of humiliating defeats against Watford and Bournemouth respectively started the game nervously which saw Jay Rodriguez miss a glaring chance for Albion. However, the Blues' main man Eden Hazard produced an accomplished finish to get Chelsea a goal which settled any nerves and subsequently put them in control of the game. Victor Moses doubled the reigning Premier League champions' lead with a cool finish on 63 minutes before Hazard's shot from the edge of the box put some glos...
‘There’s no communication’ – Alan Pardew slams VAR after West Brom stun Liverpool in FA Cup

‘There’s no communication’ – Alan Pardew slams VAR after West Brom stun Liverpool in FA Cup

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West Brom manager Alan Pardew was critical of the application of the Video Assistant Referee system during his side's 3-2 FA Cup win over Liverpool at Anfield.Three major incidents in the first half alone required the intervention of technology - including the first time a match referee has used a pitchside television replay.And although it eventually led to the correct decisions being made, the time it took - with almost four minutes elapsing between Mohamed Salah being fouled and Craig Pawson awarding a penalty which Roberto Fimino missed - left supporters and players on all sides angry and frustrated.Prior to that Craig Dawson had his header ruled out after VAR ruled Gareth Barry was in an offside position in front of goalkeeper Simon Mignolet.MATCH REPORT - Liverpool 2-3 West Brom...
Rodriguez double helps West Brom beat Liverpool as VAR history made

Rodriguez double helps West Brom beat Liverpool as VAR history made

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Jay Rodriguez scored twice as West Brom won at Liverpool in an extraordinary FA Cup fourth-round tie dominated by video assistant referee (VAR) decisions.Referee Craig Pawson ruled out an Albion goal, gave Liverpool a penalty and delayed awarding the visitors' third goal because of VAR referrals.Rodriguez thumped an equaliser seconds after Roberto Firmino chipped an opener, then slotted Albion 2-1 up.Joel Matip's own goal made it 3-1, before Mohamed Salah pulled one back.Liverpool's first-half penalty, which Firmino missed, was a moment of VAR history - as it was the first time a referee in an English game had referred to a monitor on the touchline to make a final decision.Pawson ruled, after a significant delay, that Jake Livermore had tugged Salah's shirt, and pointed to the spot.Liverpo...
Arsenal 1-0 West Ham: Gunners progress to EFL Cup semi-finals with uninspiring win

Arsenal 1-0 West Ham: Gunners progress to EFL Cup semi-finals with uninspiring win

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Danny Welbeck scored the only goal of a forgettable game as Arsenal booked a place in the Carabao Cup semi-finals at the expense of West Ham.The pair had shared a goalless draw in their Premier League meeting at the London Stadium last week but this time out, with both sides fielding very different line-ups, it was Welbeck who made the difference to seal a 1-0 win.The 27-year-old will not care how the goal came about as he got on the scoresheet for the first time since his double against Bournemouth on September 9.It proved to be enough to book Arsene Wenger's side their first League Cup semi-final place in six years as West Ham offered very little in the way of goal-threat.As expected, Wenger made wholesale alterations as he introduced an entirely different starting XI to that which toile...
New drug thwarts Zika, dengue, West Nile in cell cultures

New drug thwarts Zika, dengue, West Nile in cell cultures

Health
Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Lab tests prove a new drug called NGI-1 is capable of shutting down flaviviruses, the family that includes mosquito-borne viruses like Zika, dengue and West Nile.The new drug works by cutting off access to key proteins in mammalian cells that invading viruses rely on. By robbing them of their energy sources, researchers say, the drug thwarts invasion.Remarkably, the technique lends NGI-1 potency against not one, but an entire family of viruses. Researchers detailed the drug's promise in a new paper published this week in the journal Cell Reports."Generally, when you develop a drug against a specific protein in dengue virus, for instance, it won't work for yellow fever or Zika, and you have to develop new antivirals for each," senior study author Jan Carette, an assistant p...