From the Back Pages, November 7: Chelsea’s Samuel Eto’o punishes dozy keeper to set up win over Schalke

Chelsea might consider this normal service resumed. A team that had just started to sense their own persuasive qualities, only to be floored in the north-east, recovered their poise here to gain breathing space at the top of this group. (The Guardian)

From the back pages
From the back pages

FULL TIME: BORUSSIA DORTMUND 0 ARSENAL 1 That’s it! What a result for Arsenal. They hardly got forward for an hour, and were being dominated by Dortmund, until Ramsey nicked them a goal out of nowhere. After that, to be honest, Arsenal were rarely seriously threatened. An odd game all round. First half was dull, second half enjoyable, a fantastic result for the Gunners, going away to last year’s runners-up and winning. (The Telegraph)

Wayne Rooney has added extra spice to Manchester United’s clash with Arsenal on Sunday by calling into question the visitors’ chances of winning the Barclays Premier League title. (The Times)

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Andre Villas-Boas has risked reopening his personal feud with Romelu Lukaku by suggesting that the on-loan Everton striker could have avoided Hugo Lloris in the incident that saw the French goalkeeper knocked unconscious. (The Independent)

Fulham’s Sascha Riether has been banned for three matches for stamping on Manchester United’s Adnan Januzaj after the took FA retrospective action. (The Mirror)

Celtic face a huge challenge to reach the knockout stages of the Champions League after losing to Ajax in Amsterdam. (Daily Mail)

MICHAEL CARBERRY grabbed his Ashes spot alongside Alastair Cook in emphatic fashion in Hobart yesterday, with 153 not out and a share of an unbeaten 318 run opening partnership. (The Express)