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Premier League round-up: Liverpool leave it late to beat Burnley, Mahrez leads Leicester to victory


Burnley 1-2 Liverpool Centre-back Ragnar Klavan was Liverpool’s unlikely match-winner at Burnley as his close-range header in the fourth minute of added time made light of the absence of three of the ‘Fab Four’. With £75million world-record defender Virgil van Dijk waiting in the wings for his debut, the focus has been turned on the Reds’ central defenders, but it ...

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West Bromwich Albion 1-1 Arsenal: Rodriguez’s late penalty denies Gunners win


Jay Rodriguez’s last-minute penalty earned struggling West Brom a deserved point against uninspiring Arsenal. The striker netted after Calum Chambers handled in the area to clinch a 1-1 draw just as it looked like Alexis Sanchez had given the Gunners victory. The forward’s deflected free-kick put Arsenal ahead with seven minutes left in boss Arsene Wenger’s record-breaking 811th Premier League game in charge. Sanchez had ...

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Crystal Palace 0-0 Man City: Eagles end Premier League leaders’ record run but left to rue late penalty miss


Manchester City’s record-breaking winning run is over but they will feel relieved to have left Crystal Palace with a point. City, chasing a 19th successive Premier League victory, were frustrated by a resolute display from the Eagles as they dropped points for the first time since August. Palace became the first top-flight team this season to keep a clean sheet against the leaders but it ...

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Antonio Conte ready to give Baba Rahman Chelsea opportunity


Chelsea boss, Antonio Conte, has stated that Ghanaian left-back, Baba Rahman, will have a shot in his side if he can clear the hurdle of fully healing from his knee injury. At the moment, Rahman is going through recuperation from a knee injury suffered during the 2017 African Nations Cup in Gabon. He was slated to return in July but ...

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CONFIRMED: Swansea City sack head coach Paul Clement


Swansea have sacked manager Paul Clement with the club rooted to the bottom of the Premier League table. Clement, 45, had been under increasing pressure and the Swans have confirmed his departure after Monday night’s 3-1 defeat at Everton left them four points adrift of safety. Swansea have lost all but two of their last 10 league games and have ...

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Everton 3-1 Swansea: Gylfi Sigurdsson comes back to haunt his former club


Everton’s Gylfi Sigurdsson piled the pressure on former manager Paul Clement with a brilliant strike in the 3-1 victory to leave Swansea rooted to the bottom of the Premier League. The Iceland international, who left the Swans in a £45million summer move, scored the vital second after Dominic Calvert-Lewin had cancelled out Leroy Fer’s opener by converting Wayne Rooney’s saved ...

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Premier League: Salah, Guardiola named Player and Manager for November


Mohamed Salah has been rewarded for his brilliant run of form in November with the EA SPORTS Player of the Month award. Liverpool’s summer signing is the first Egyptian winner of the accolade after scoring seven goals in four November matches. He scored twice in each of the victories against West Ham United, Southampton and Stoke City, and also netted ...

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Jose Mourinho: Man Utd boss asked to clarify comments about Man City


Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been asked to clarify the comments he made before Sunday’s derby defeat by Manchester City. The Football Association has requested observations from the Portuguese regarding his pre-match news conference on the Friday before the game. Mourinho suggested City players go to ground easily, saying: “A little bit of wind and they fall.” He has ...

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