Day: November 2, 2020

Premier League Weekly Awards: Precise Ward-Prowse, poor Pogba, inspiring Olsen

Every week we reward the best – and worst – of the Premier League action, and this week’s awards ceremony features James Ward-Prowse’s free-kick masterclass, a screamer from a Fulham new boy, and Patrick Bamford reverting to his old ways. There’s also Paul Pogba’s penalty pain, Robin Olsen’s inspiring journey to starting for Everton, and …

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Does Bale make the list? Ranking the five players with longest gaps between PL goals

Gareth Bale announced his return to the Premier League with the winning goal during Tottenham’s 2-1 victory over Brighton on Sunday, heading home late on to seal three points for Jose Mourinho’s side. It was the Welshman’s first goal in the Premier League for over seven years after returning to Spurs from Real Madrid during …

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Rodgers highlights key reason for ‘amazing’ Leicester display at Leeds

Brendan Rodgers felt his tactics worked perfectly after seeing his Leicester side cruise to victory at Leeds on Monday evening. The Foxes moved up to second in the Premier League table as Youri Tielemans scored twice in an impressive 4-1 win. The visitors were 2-0 up after 21 minutes through Harvey Barnes and Tielemans before …

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Bielsa refuses to take blame despite pinpointing key tactical reason for heavy Leeds loss

Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa refused to take the blame after watching his side suffer a 4-1 home defeat to Leicester on Monday night. Youri Tielemans struck twice as the Foxes recorded an emphatic win at Elland Road to move to within a point of Premier League leaders Liverpool. Jamie Vardy was involved in the Foxes’ …

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