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Dec 10

Manchester City defeat United with Otamendi strike and open 11-point gap

For Manchester City, this was not just the day they declared themselves the best team in town. It counts for more than that, surely, when there is now an 11-point gap at the top of the Premier League and the team in second place have just learned the h…

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Dec 10

Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City: Premier League – as it happened

David Silva and Nicolás Otamendi scored from set-pieces while Ederson denied Romelu Lukaku and Juan Mata late on as City went 11 points clear at the top with a derby victory 6.54pm GMT Time to wrap things up – here’s Danny Taylor’s match report. City w…

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Dec 10

Liverpool 1-1 Everton: Jurgen Klopp says refereeing of Merseyside derby was ‘unfair’

An angry Jurgen Klopp says the refereeing of the Merseyside derby was “unfair”, after his Liverpool side draw 1-1 with Everton at Anfield.

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Dec 10

Liverpool 1-1 Everton: Sam Allardyce believes that the Blues’ penalty was a clear one

Everton boss Sam Allardyce says the referee was right to award his side a penalty which Wayne Rooney scored to earn the Blues a 1-1 draw in the Merseyside derby at Anfield.

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Dec 10

Wayne Rooney penalty earns Everton unlikely derby point at Liverpool

Not scoring in a Merseyside derby had always been one of Wayne Rooney’s great regrets in football. No longer. Everton’s captain for the 229th meeting between the Merseyside rivals ticked that box at Anfield and ensured regret belonged firmly to Jürgen …

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Dec 10

Liverpool 1-1 Everton: Premier League – as it happened

Wayne Rooney’s penalty cancelled out Mohamed Salah’s strike as a below par Everton rescued a 1-1 draw in the 229th Merseyside derby against LiverpoolRead Andy Hunter’s match report from Anfield 4.30pm GMT Read Andy Hunter’s match report from Anfield: R…

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Dec 10

Southampton 1-1 Arsenal: Mauricio Pochettino says Saints ‘controlled the game’

Mauricio Pellegrino says Southampton “controlled the game” against Arsenal, despite conceding a late equaliser in their 1-1 draw at St Mary’s.

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Dec 10

Southampton 1-1 Arsenal: Arsene Wenger laments slow start

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says his side paid a “heavy price” for their slow start but is pleased they fought back to claim a 1-1 draw away at Southampton.

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Dec 10

Late Olivier Giroud equaliser spares Arsenal against Southampton

When Arsène Wenger made his third and final substitution, with Arsenal trailing and struggling for penetration at what has been a bogey ground for them, the travelling supporters groaned. Alexandre Lacazette was the player to make way. The summer signi…

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Dec 10

Southampton 1-1 Arsenal: Premier League – as it happened

Southampton took the lead through Charlie Austin in the third minute and led until two minutes from time when Olivier Giroud’s header grabbed a point for an under-par Arsenal 2.30pm GMT Read David Hytner’s match report: Related: Late Olivier Giroud equ…

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Dec 10

‘I don’t want to be centre of attention’ – Clattenburg says Spurs comments misinterpreted

Mark Clattenburg says his comments about “allowing Tottenham to self-destruct” in a game he refereed at Chelsea in May 2016 have been misinterpreted.

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Dec 10

A combined Manchester XI: which United and City players make it into our team? | Jamie Jackson

On current form four Manchester United players feature in our derby XI, while Pep Guardiola’s team can boast sevenSelection elsewhere has been affected by who is available but luckily that is not the case in goal. Ederson has been hugely impressive, so…

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Dec 09

Why Lukaku could be ‘most important player’ in Manchester derby

Romelu Lukaku could be the most important player on the pitch in Sunday’s Manchester derby, says Owen Hargreaves.

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Dec 09

Newcastle United 2-3 Leicester City: Foxes’ classier stint pleases Puel

Leicester City boss Claude Puel applauds his team’s “positive attitude” as they win 3-2 at Newcastle.

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Dec 09

Newcastle United 2-3 Leicester City: Newcastle need to learn fast – Benitez

Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez bemoans the goals his side conceded as they lost 3-2 at home to Leicester City.

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Dec 09

Ayoze Pérez’s own goal gives Leicester City victory at Newcastle United

There were moments when Newcastle United showcased commendable resilience and resolve but Ayoze Pérez’s agonising late own goal ensured they have now collected only one point from their last seven games.As Claude Puel’s quietly effective “velvet” Leice…

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