English Premiership

Man City 4-1 Tottenham: City thump Spurs for 16th straight win


Leaders Manchester City powered to their 16th successive Premier League win with a 4-1 thrashing of Tottenham at the Etihad. Two goals from the prolific Raheem Sterling added to earlier efforts from Ilkay Gundogan and Kevin De Bruyne as the hosts swept the Londoners aside on a misty night. Christian Eriksen did score a Spurs consolation, but City could easily have scored ...

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Premier League round-up: Wins for Chelsea, Arsenal and Huddersfield


Here is what happened in Saturday’s 3pm kick-offs in the Premier League… Arsenal 1-0 Newcastle Arsenal returned to winning ways but had Mesut Ozil to thank for scoring a wonderful winner as they toiled against out-of-form Newcastle. Having taken just two points from their last three games, Gunners boss Arsene Wenger could not have wished for a better game in which to register a first Premier ...

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Crystal Palace out of drop zone with win at Leicester


Crystal Palace climbed out of the Premier League relegation zone as they outplayed Claude Puel’s resurgent Leicester to seal a rare away win. Christian Benteke cost Palace victory when he missed an injury-time penalty he was not supposed to take last weekend, but the striker redeemed himself with a first-half header from Andros Townsend’s cross – his first goal of the campaign. ...

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Man United’s Bailly out for up to three months


Manchester United defender Eric Bailly will have ankle surgery and faces up to three months on the sidelines. United boss Jose Mourinho said in midweek that the centre-back may need to go under the knife to correct the problem, and he confirmed on Friday that his fear had been realised. “He goes to surgery, the decision is made,” Mourinho said. ...

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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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Premier League round-up: Chelsea get back to winning ways and Crystal Palace move out of bottom three


Huddersfield 1-3 Chelsea Willian scored one and made two others as Chelsea finally turned in a display worthy of Premier League champions to win 3-1 at Huddersfield. Chelsea boss Antonio Conte declared his side’s title defence was over after Saturday’s defeat at West Ham, but his players responded and goals from Tiemoue Bakayoko, Willian and Pedro secured them victory at ...

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Southampton 1-1 Arsenal: Olivier Giroud rescues point for Gunners


Olivier Giroud climbed off the bench to rescue a point for Arsenal in a 1-1 draw at Southampton. The French frontman struck two minutes from the end as Saints just failed to hang on to Charlie Austin’s early opener. Austin had punished Arsenal for a calamitous beginning to the match with his fourth goal in his last three starts. With ...

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