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Premier League round-up: West Ham stage second-half comeback, Manchester City hammer Aston Villa, vital wins for Bournemouth and Swansea


West Ham staged a stunning second-half comeback to beat ten-man Everton 3-2 at Goodison Park. Seventeen-year-old Reece Oxford, who started the season so well under Slaven Bilic, was handed his first Premier League start since August, following a number of injuries to United’s back four. The home side were ahead after 13 minutes as Romelu Lukaku’s low shot across goal beat ...

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Aston Villa 0-6 Liverpool: Six different scorers as Reds run riot against lamentable Villa


Liverpool cruised to an emphatic 6-0 victory at Villa Park as the home side’s pathetic capitulation left them seven points adrift at the bottom of the table, eight away from safety and utterly bereft of hope as they stare relegation in the face. A week ago Liverpool supporters left Anfield en masse after 77 minutes of a Premier League draw with Sunderland, ...

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Liverpool 1-1 Norwich: Gallant Canaries frustrate Reds


Liverpool’s winless run in all competitions was extended to five games as a resolute Norwich side came away from Anfield with an unlikely point. Half-time substitute Danny Ings broke his Reds duck and the deadlock with a composed finish just after the break, but Russell Martin equalised 15 minutes later after capitalising on a mistake by Simon Mignolet. Matt Jarvis ...

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West Ham 2-0 Newcastle: Payet at the double for Hammers

At the double: Dmitri Payet

Dimitri Payet continued his brilliant start to Premier League life with a match-winning double as West Ham easily saw off Newcastle at Upton Park. The £12m signing from Marseille scored in either half, the first an emphatic strike inside the opening ten minutes, to inspire the Hammers to their first home win of the season. The French midfielder doubled his ...

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Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck out for months


Arsenal will be without England forward Danny Welbeck for several months after he underwent surgery on a knee problem. The 24-year-old, signed from Manchester United on deadline day in September 2014, last played for the Gunners in April, missing both the FA Cup final and end-of-season internationals. Despite hopes Welbeck would be able to recover from bone bruising around the ...

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