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Man City wins derby, EPL title race turning into procession

MANCHESTER, England — Surely nothing can stop Manchester City now. The race for the Premier League title is turning into a procession after City beat fierce rival Manchester United 2-1 on Sunday, extending its lead to 11 points in a record-breaking start to the season. This 14th straight victory for City is a record run…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/man-city-wins-derby-epl-title-race-turning-into-procession

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Man City wins derby, EPL title race turning into procession

MANCHESTER, England — Surely nothing can stop Manchester City now. The race for the Premier League title is turning into a procession after City beat fierce rival Manchester United 2-1 on Sunday, extending its lead to 11 points in a record-breaking start to the season. This 14th straight victory for City is a record run…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/man-city-wins-derby-epl-title-race-turning-into-procession

Man City wins derby, EPL title race turning into procession

MANCHESTER, England — Surely nothing can stop Manchester City now. The race for the Premier League title is turning into a procession after City beat fierce rival Manchester United 2-1 on Sunday, extending its lead to 11 points in a record-breaking start to the season. This 14th straight victory for City is a record run…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/man-city-wins-derby-epl-title-race-turning-into-procession

City beats United 2-1 in Manchester derby, leads EPL by 11

MANCHESTER, England — Manchester City capitalized on two defensive lapses by Romelu Lukaku to claim a record-setting 2-1 win over Manchester United and open up an 11-point lead over its fierce rival in the Premier League on Sunday. Both of Lukaku’s mistakes came in United’s penalty area while the forward was defending set pieces, with…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/city-beats-united-2-1-in-manchester-derby-leads-epl-by-11

Snow disrupts road, air travel in England and north Wales

LONDON — Snow is causing road and travel disruptions across central England and northern Wales, grounding flights, shutting down roads and causing traffic accidents. Birmingham Airport suspended flights as a runway was cleared and the M1 motorway — the main highway between London and northeast England — was partially closed in Leicestershire. Police in Wales…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/travel-pmn/snow-disrupts-road-air-travel-in-england-and-north-wales

Late own goal gives Leicester thrilling 3-2 win at Newcastle

NEWCASTLE, England — Leicester snatched a thriller with Newcastle by 3-2 and a third consecutive English Premier League win on Saturday. Ayoze Perez’s own goal four minutes from the end ensured there were contrasting emotions at St. James’ Park, as Newcastle’s run without a win was extended to seven games. Joselu gave the home side…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/late-own-goal-gives-leicester-thrilling-3-2-win-at-newcastle

Benteke misses penalty as Palace draws with Bournemouth

LONDON — Christian Benteke missed a late penalty to leave Crystal Palace frustrated after drawing with Bournemouth 2-2 in the English Premier League on Saturday. Benteke wrestled the ball off regular penalty-taker Luka Milivojevic – who already converted a first-half spot kick – only to see his tentative injury-time effort saved by Asmir Begovic. His…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/benteke-misses-penalty-as-palace-draws-with-bournemouth

Swansea off bottom of EPL after beating West Brom 1-0

SWANSEA, Wales — Swansea rose off the bottom of the English Premier League and eased the pressure on coach Paul Clement by beating West Bromwich Albion 1-0 on Saturday. The Swansea boss said before West Brom’s visit that his future did not rest on the outcome of this game. But Clement’s joy on the touchline…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/swansea-off-bottom-of-epl-after-beating-west-brom-1-0

Conte: Chelsea out of title race after defeat at West Ham

LONDON — Chelsea’s hopes of retaining its Premier League title are over, according to manager Antonio Conte. A 1-0 loss at West Ham on Saturday saw Chelsea fail to close an 11-point gap on leader Manchester City, which could be extended even more when City faces second-place Manchester United on Sunday. Marko Arnautovic’s early strike…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/conte-chelsea-out-of-title-race-after-defeat-at-west-ham

Liverpool completes Champions League sweep for England

PARIS — England has become the first country to have five teams in the knockout stage of the Champions League after Liverpool completed a sweep for Premier League clubs with a 7-0 thrashing of Spartak Moscow on Wednesday. Liverpool, which won Europe’s top competition five times, clinched Group E after Philippe Coutinho secured his first…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/liverpool-completes-champions-league-sweep-for-england