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Oct 16

Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

Anthony Knockaert could make the difference for Brighton, Pablo Zabaleta fed up with West Ham’s ill-discipline and Kevin de Bruyne is drawing more praiseMark Hughes was in no doubt he had witnessed the favourites for the title. “Clearly I would say tha…

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Oct 15

Why Koeman must hope to hang on until January – MOTD2 analysis

The way Everton play under Ronald Koeman will not change until they can sign players in January, says MOTD2 pundit Kevin Kilbane.

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Oct 15

Unhappy Antonio Conte questions Chelsea’s ability to defend their title

• After defeat by Crystal Palace the Italian raises problem of injuries• Victor Moses joins injury list but Álvaro Morata could return against RomaAntonio Conte has warned that Chelsea will find it difficult to defend the title after their shock defeat…

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Oct 15

Pep Guardiola says Manchester City have found killer touch this season

• Balance the key to unbeaten start, says coach after Stoke rout• ‘This season we feel that, if we arrive, we will score’Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City have found the crucial attacking edge they lacked last season after Stoke City were hammered…

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Oct 15

Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku insists he is no flat-track bully

• Forward learned trade at Everton but embraces ethos at Manchester United• Despite draw at Liverpool he is in side ‘who want to win against big teams’Romelu Lukaku has claimed there is no doubt he will deliver on the big occasion for Manchester United…

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Oct 15

Impressive Wilfried Zaha plays with ‘nothing to be scared of’ for Palace | Jacob Steinberg

The ‘freedom’ at the foot of the Premier League and also in the forward’s own role help to ensure Chelsea never came close to deciphering Roy Hodgson’s planTimid, listless and toothless in their first seven matches; vibrant, inspired and potent against…

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Oct 15

Premier League stats: Does Jose really park the bus? And should Arsenal go aerial more often?

Man Utd shut out Liverpool, while Man City are more prolific than Barcelona and Bayern Munich – the best Premier League stats.

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Oct 15

‘Like asking Ryan Giggs to fight Mike Tyson’ – it’s Garth’s team of the week

What is like asking Ryan Giggs to fight Mike Tyson? Find out in Garth Crooks’ team of the week.

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Oct 15

The Dozen: the weekend’s best Premier League photos

Your weekend roundup of the best photography from England’s top flight• Follow us on Instagram for more great sports photography Continue reading…

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Oct 15

Bruno’s blunder is a Brighton body blow as Everton escape with a 1-1 draw | Paul MacInnes

Chris Hughton’s tactics were working perfectly until his captain conceded a late penalty for an inexplicable charge at Dominic Calvert-LewinWithout having access to Brighton defender Bruno’s inner monologue, or tucking a microphone into his beard, it’s…

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Oct 15

Saints twice come from behind to deny Newcastle

Manolo Gabbiadini marks his return to Southampton’s side with both goals as battling Saints twice came from behind to deny Newcastle United victory at St Mary’s.

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Oct 15

Southampton 2-2 Newcastle United: Mauricio Pellegrino positive after ‘chaotic’ draw

Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino says a point is a “positive” after a “chaotic” 2-2 draw as the Saints twice came from behind to deny Newcastle United victory at St Mary’s.

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Oct 15

Manolo Gabbiadini strikes twice to hand Southampton point against Newcastle

As Mauricio Pellegrino allowed himself a sigh of relief at the full-time whistle, his embrace with his former mentor Rafael Benítez said it all. A hard-fought encounter in which Newcastle twice took the lead through Isaac Hayden and Ayoze Pérez, before…

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Oct 15

Southampton 2-2 Newcastle: Benitez ‘really pleased’ with Newcastle performance

Newcastle manager Rafael Benitez is “really pleased” with his side’s display in an entertaining 2-2 Premier League draw with Southampton at St Mary’s.

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Oct 15

Rooney snatches point for Everton at Brighton

Wayne Rooney’s 90th-minute penalty earns Everton a point against Brighton in a largely unremarkable encounter at the Amex Stadium.

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Oct 15

‘Pochettino’s cameras spot everything’ – the details that make the Spurs boss special

‘Putting a bib on with a sulk? The cameras spot it.’ Jose Fonte reveals a secret behind Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham success.

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