Sep 24

The Dozen: the weekend’s best Premier League photos

Your weekend roundup of the best photography from England’s top flight

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Sep 24

Manchester United’s ugly win the perfect preparation for CSKA Moscow mission | Ben Fisher

Southampton victory shows Jose Mourinho’s men have rediscovered their ruthless streak at just the right time as testing month of fixtures looms

For more than half an hour, José Mourinho sat waiting on the Manchester United team coach outside St Mary’s doubtless basking in the comfort of a job well done after extending his side’s unbeaten run to eight matches. They displayed a callous efficiency and a charming stubbornness in an unforgiving – and occasionally ugly – performance that earned United victory and a fifth Premier League clean sheet in six matches. Romelu Lukaku, though, was still stationed inside in doping control, and, such is the ruthlessness of this United team at present, they left for Southampton airport without him.

Lukaku was ultimately the match‑winner but this was a result built upon steely foundations. Chris Smalling and Daley Blind offered late reinforcements and by the end United had six defenders on the pitch and sometimes eight, nine or even 10 men behind the ball. Lukaku was left estranged for large parts of the second half as a rejuvenated Southampton penned in the visitors.

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Sep 24

Hemed strikes as Brighton defeat Newcastle

Tomer Hemed scores the only goal as Brighton beat Newcastle United to record their second successive home Premier League win.

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Sep 24

Women: Arsenal 3-2 Birmingham City – Report

Arsenal women came back from a goal down twice and recovered from a sending off to beat Birmingham City 3-2 in our WSL opener

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Sep 24

Arsenal train before playing West Brom

Find out which players were involved in our final session ahead of Monday’s Premier League fixture

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Sep 24

‘Liverpool are not the Harlem Globetrotters,’ says Jürgen Klopp – video

Following Liverpool’s back-and-forth 3-2 win over Leicester, Jürgen Klopp made no apologies for his team’s mistakes but made it clear that winning is paramount, above ‘playing beautiful football’. Leicester’s Craig Shakespeare betrayed a little annoyance at being told his team had been part of a ‘great game’

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Sep 24

Harry Kane: “It felt great to win”

Harry Kane was delighted to ‘set up a great weekend’ for our fans.

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Sep 24

Eriksen on new record, Toby on Andy Carroll and more Hammers reaction

There was derby day delight for all the players after Saturday’s 3-2 win at West Ham, while Christian Eriksen had an extra reason to celebrate after surpassing ex-Arsenal man Nicklas Bendtner as the highest-scoring Danish player in Premier League history.

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Sep 24

Robson: Mourinho dismissal was ridiculous

Bryan Robson was incensed by the decision to send Jose Mourinho to the stands on Saturday.

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Sep 24

Sunderland: How did the Black Cats rate against Cardiff?

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