English Premiership

Pressure mounts on Koeman as Everton lose at home to Burnley


Jeff Hendrick finished off a magnificent Burnley team move to beat Everton at Goodison Park as the Clarets’ impressive start to the season continued. After withstanding some early pressure, Sean Dyche’s side took the lead against the run of play with build-up play which included a series of 24 passes. Everton’s Nikola Vlasic was caught ball-watching as Stephen Ward cut ...

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Arsenal earn 2-0 win over Brighton on Wenger’s 21st anniversary


Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger celebrated the 21st anniversary of his arrival at the club with a routine victory over Brighton. Nacho Monreal put the Gunners ahead early on when he shot through a crowded penalty area after Brighton had failed to clear a free-kick. A well worked Brighton free-kick resulted in Solly March striking the post from 20 yards shortly ...

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Chelsea 0-1 Man City: De Bruyne strikes as City stay top


Manchester City demonstrated their Premier League title credentials with a dominant 1-0 victory at champions Chelsea. Kevin De Bruyne scored the only goal as Pep Guardiola’s men suffocated Chelsea with their intensity to move six points clear of the holders after seven games. Chelsea lost striker Alvaro Morata to an apparent hamstring problem in the first half and were second best to a City ...

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EPL on Citi: Manchester United pile more misery on Crystal Palace


AFC Bournemouth 0-0 Leicester City Bournemouth and Leicester’s troubled starts to the season continued as both sides played out a goalless draw at the Vitality Stadium. Eddie Howe’s Cherries had the majority of chances but were unable to convert to deliver a crucial blow to the misfiring Foxes. Bournemouth felt they should have had a penalty, after Danny Simpson appeared to handle the ball in ...

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Benjamin Mendy: Man City left-back out for seven months with knee injury

Left-back Benjamin Mendy is the world's most expensive defender (Image credit: Getty Images)

Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy will be sidelined for seven months after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. The French left-back was injured in the first half of Saturday’s 5-0 Premier League win over Crystal Palace. “Mendy will be out until the semi-finals of the Champions League (24-25 April),” said manager Pep Guardiola. Mendy, 23, became the world’s ...

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Paul Pogba: Man Utd midfielder has long-term injury, says Jose Mourinho

Paul Pogba has played six times in all competitions for Manchester United this season (Image credit: Getty Images)

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba‘s hamstring injury will keep him out “long term”, says manager Jose Mourinho. The 24-year-old France playmaker limped off 19 minutes into the Reds’ Champions League win over Basel and he has missed the past four games at Old Trafford. It was initially thought Pogba would be out for between a month and six weeks following the injury on 12 September. ...

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Everton “are afraid of playing football”- Ronald Koeman

Nikola Vlasic scored his first goal for Everton (Image credit: Reuters)

Everton manager Ronald Koeman said his team were “afraid to play football” as they conceded a late equaliser against Apollon Limassol in the Europa League. The Toffees have one point from two games after Hector Yuste’s 88th-minute header – just moments after Valentin Roberge had been sent off for the visitors – earned an unlikely point and ensured the Toffees ...

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Sergio Aguero involved in car crash in Amsterdam, say reports


Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has been involved in a car crash in the Netherlands, according to reports in Argentina. The unverified claims say the 29-year-old fractured a rib after the taxi in which he was travelling in Amsterdam hit a lamp post. Dutch police have told Sky Sports News that two people were injured and taken to hospital, but would not ...

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Benjamin Mendy: Man City left-back ruptures anterior cruciate ligament

Left-back Benjamin Mendy is the world's most expensive defender (Image credit: Getty Images)

Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy has ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. The 23-year-old left-back suffered the injury in the first half of the 5-0 Premier League win over Crystal Palace on Saturday. Mendy became the world’s most expensive defender in the summer after joining City from Monaco for £52m. The France international will see a specialist in Barcelona ...

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Arsenal 2-0 West Brom: Alexandre Lacazette hits brace to seal Gunners victory


Alexandre Lacazette’s first double in English football continued Arsenal’s excellent home form as they beat West Brom 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium. On an evening when Alexis Sanchez, widely expected to leave at the season’s end when his contract expires, made his first league start since his attempt to join rivals Manchester City, the striker continued to justify his club-record ...

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