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Dec 11

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

Sean Dyche takes Burnley into lofty territory, José Mourinho miscalculated in the Manchester derby and Tiémoué Bakayoko fails to justify his costly transferThere is a temptation to regard Burnley’s presence in the upper reaches of the division as an ea…

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Dec 11

José Mourinho in post-match fracas over Manchester City’s ‘noisy’ celebrations

• Confrontation in tunnel and changing rooms after derby match• City coach Mikel Arteta left with blood streaming down his facePolice officers and stewards had to separate up to 20 players and members of staff from Manchester United and City after an e…

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Dec 10

‘We won because we were better in all departments,’ says Pep Guardiola – video

In the post-match press conference following his team’s 2-1 win over their city rivals, Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola had a simple explanation for their success: ‘we were better.’ United manager José Mourinho found it within himself to criticise t…

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Dec 10

David Silva’s slow-motion grace proves far too much for Manchester United | Barney Ronay

In midfield or as an oddball centre-forward, Manchester City’s key man was brilliant in a win that could be decisive for his team’s title aspirationsWith half an hour to go in this taut, thrilling, at times spiky Manchester derby, David Silva could be …

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Dec 10

The Dozen: the weekend’s best Premier League photos

Our 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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Dec 10

José Mourinho admits title race is all but over after Manchester City defeat

• Coach says rivals are ‘protected by the football gods’ after penalty incident• Pep Guardiola: ‘We won because we were better in every department’José Mourinho all but admitted defeat in the Premier League title race after watching Manchester United f…

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Dec 10

Manchester United 1-2 Manchester City: five talking points from Sunday’s game | Jamie Jackson

Did José Mourinho’s decision to take the handbrake off hand the title to Manchester City and would things have been different if Paul Pogba was not suspended?This 20th head-to-head meeting of the two managers ended with José Mourinho on the wrong end o…

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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

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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