English Premiership

EPL: Salah, Brighton boss Hughton pick up February awards

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Brighton boss Chris Hughton has won the Premier League’s manager of the month award for the first time. The 59-year-old guided the Seagulls to victories over West Ham and Swansea in February. Brighton, who beat Arsenal on Sunday, are undefeated since 20 January and sit 10th in the table in their first season in the Premier League. Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah won ...

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Crystal Palace 2-3 Manchester United: Sublime Matic effort sees Red Devils earn crucial win

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Nemanja Matic struck in stoppage time as Manchester United came from two goals down to secure a vital 3-2 victory at Crystal Palace. An unconvincing start from Jose Mourinho’s team contributed to goals from Andros Townsend and Patrick van Aanholt – the second shortly after half-time – but after repeatedly threatening they snatched all three points through Chris Smalling, Romelu Lukaku and then Matic. ...

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Man City edge closer to title with win over Chelsea

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Manchester City moved 18 points clear at the top of the Premier League table after Bernardo Silva’s goal gave them victory over Chelsea. Silva, also a scorer in the 3-0 win at Arsenal on Thursday, poked in David Silva’s cross at the back post just 35 seconds into the second half. City dominated the game but had to be patient ...

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Brighton heap pressure on Wenger with win over Arsenal

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Brighton beat Arsenal for the first time since 1982 to increase the pressure on Gunners boss Arsene Wenger. Lewis Dunk put Brighton ahead when he hooked the ball home from a corner after it dropped to him inside the six-yard box. The Seagulls added a second when Laurent Koscielny’s misplaced pass was intercepted and Pascal Gross teased a high cross ...

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Andre Ayew promises better for Swansea after win against West Ham

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Andre Ayew hopes to put in more star performances after marking the first start of his second spell as a Swan with three assists against his former club west ham. The Ghanaian rejoined Swansea City in January after clinching his move from the Hammers on transfer deadline day. And he made a massive impact on his second full debut by ...

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Liverpool 2-0 Newcastle United: Reds up to second with comfortable win over Magpies

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Mohamed Salah scored for the seventh successive match to continue a remarkable scoring spree which is the best in Europe as Liverpool comfortably beat Newcastle 2-0. The Egypt international’s 32nd goal of the campaign – the same number the Magpies have managed in all competitions this season – was the 26th competitive club match he has scored in, eclipsing the likes of ...

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Premier League round-up: Swansea batter sorry West Ham and Tottenham move within a point of Manchester United

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Swansea soared out of the Premier League relegation zone with a 4-1 home win over West Ham, who lost defender Winston Reid to what appeared to be a serious injury. Carlos Carvalhal’s rejuvenated side took the lead after eight minutes through Ki Sung-yueng. Reid was then hurt following an awkward fall when clearing a Swansea corner. Following a lengthy delay ...

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Burnley 2-1 Everton: Clarets come from behind to beat Toffees

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Chris Wood came off the bench to inspire Burnley’s second-half fightback which earned a 2-1 win against 10-man Everton at Turf Moor. Cenk Tosun, signed in January from Besiktas for a reported £27million, finally headed home his first Everton goal after 20 minutes. Burnley, who had endured a 12-game winless run in all competitions, were level in the 56th minute thanks to Ashley ...

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Lingard heads in winner as Man Utd defeat Chelsea 2-1

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Manchester United moved back into second place in the Premier League as substitute Jesse Lingard gave them victory over top-four rivals Chelsea at Old Trafford. The Red Devils had to come from behind after Willian started and finished a flowing move to give Chelsea the lead in the first half. United pulled level before the break, with striker Romelu Lukaku ...

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