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5 standout performers from Saturday's slate of matches

theScore looks at the best outings from Saturday’s round of Premier League fixtures. Michy Batshuayi Batshuayi‘s listless performance in Chelsea‘s shock 2-1 defeat at Crystal Palace last weekend apparently encouraged Antonio Conte to flick through his contacts for someone to take the Belgian off his hands. The Italian manager might have to think again. Batshuayi was playing for little over ...

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Avoiding the drop: Why Brighton, Huddersfield, Newcastle can all survive

The Premier League’s newly promoted clubs are refusing to follow the script. Brighton & Hove Albion, Huddersfield Town, and Newcastle United all tallied three points, placing the newcomers in three of the top 11 spots in the standings. It’s still early days in English football’s top flight, but the trio are on pace to avoid relegation. Only in 2001-02 and ...

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'Benitez is capable of winning title with Newcastle'

BBC Sport pundit Garth Crooks says he believes Rafa Benitez “has the pedigree” and is “capable of winning the title with the right resources” while in charge of Newcastle United. READ MORE: Newcastle United 1-0 Crystal Palace Watch all of Saturday’s Premier League goals on Match of the Day, BBC One and this website at 22:30 BST. BBC Sport – ...

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Mourinho: United's attitude in Huddersfield was worse than a friendly

Jose Mourinho questioned the attitude of his players following Saturday’s 2-1 defeat at Huddersfield Town. Manchester United‘s Juan Mata and Victor Lindelof were both at fault in the space of five minutes to gift first-half goals to Aaron Mooy and Laurent Depoitre. Throughout the contest, the Terriers restricted the visitor to just three shots on target, despite conceding nearly 80 ...

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Attitude worse than friendly – Mourinho

Media playback is not supported on this device Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said their attitude in the 2-1 defeat at Huddersfield was worse than a friendly match. Huddersfield took a two-goal lead in the first half, before Marcus Rashford’s late consolation goal. United’s first loss of the season leaves them five points behind Premier League leaders Manchester City. “When ...

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Barcelona v Malaga, plus Napoli v Inter updates

La Liga: Barcelona v Malaga, plus Napoli v Inter Milan – Live – BBC Sport A-Z Sports Around the UK Summary Top v bottom in La Liga Unbeaten Barca have won seven, drawn one Winless Malaga have lost seven, drawn one Updates: Napoli v Inter Milan (19:45 BST) Unbeaten top two meet in Serie A Live Reporting Match Stats Line-ups ...

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Aguero levels Manchester City's scoring record from 1939

by Daniel Rouse 4h ago Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Boyers Step aside, Eric Brook. The roaming outside-left held Manchester City‘s all-time goal-scoring record since hanging up his boots 78 years ago, but he now has Sergio Aguero for company. It could only be temporary, though. The Argentinian struck his record-equalling 177th goal for the club in Saturday’s Premier League visit ...

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Best team won, we were really bad – Mourinho

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho admits Huddersfield were the better team and fully deserved their 2-1 win over his side in the Premier League. MATCH REPORT: Huddersfield 2-1 Manchester United Watch all of Saturday’s Premier League goals on Match of the Day, BBC One and this website at 22:30 BST. BBC Sport – Football

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Poll: Which injured player is Manchester United's biggest loss?

Report: United ready to award Fellaini, Herrera with new contracts Report: United ready to award Fellaini, Herrera with new contracts epl 1d ago EPL | theScore

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Manchester City 3-0 Burnley

Sergio Aguero equalled Manchester City’s all-time goalscoring record as his side beat Burnley to go five points clear at the top of the Premier League. Aguero’s first-half goal, from a controversial penalty, was his 177th for the club and brought him level with Eric Brook’s record, as well as sending City on their way to an 11th straight win in ...

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