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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

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

Mourinho aims dig at Guardiola over Silva injury

MANCHESTER, England — Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho suggested rival coach Pep Guardiola isn’t telling the truth in making David Silva a doubt for Manchester City ahead of the derby. Guardiola said Silva was injured against West Ham on Sunday and that “I don’t know if he is able to play on Sunday” against United.…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/mourinho-aims-dig-at-guardiola-over-silva-injury