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Author: 0 N'Golo Kante Equals His Best Premier League Goals Tally

The two-goal deficit deflated the hosts and the Blues took complete control after the restart, further extending their lead through Pedro as Sarri recorded a convincing victory in his first league game. Chelsea will be top of the league come Saturday night but there's still one problem - Alvaro Morata . Chelsea was the league's biggest spenders in the summer transfer window.

Author: 0 Gary Neville reacts to Paul Pogba's 'weird' penalty

The path to the three points began with a Paul Pogba penalty kick just two minutes in after a hand ball, and the World Cup victor with France made no mistake, finishing calmly into the far post. Although some were surprised to see Pogba in action again so soon after his post-World Cup break, Mourinho insisted it was not a hard decision to play him because Pogba said he was ready.

Sports Very Impressive - Frank Lampard Admits Noting Leeds United's Strong Start
Author: 0 Very Impressive - Frank Lampard Admits Noting Leeds United's Strong Start

Derby improved straight after the break as Harry Wilson fed Mason Mount, but he dragged his shot just wide of the post and just beyond Martyn Waghorn's despairing dive to reach the ball. Matheusz Klich opened the scoring for Leeds and despite Tom Lawrence equalising, a Kemar Roofe double and Ezgjan Aliosi's header sent Lampard tumbling to defeat.

Author: 0 José Mourinho explains choice to make Paul Pogba captain vs. Leicester

That [the World Cup] is in the past, it is part of history. Luckily the highly competitive midfielder took his criticism the way it was intended. With Mourinho seemingly happy with his players after the opening-day win, perhaps he is not as disgruntled as everyone thought.

Sports PGA Championship resumes with second round at wet Bellerive
Author: 0 PGA Championship resumes with second round at wet Bellerive

Finau was among five players who accompanied Furyk to France this summer for a scouting trip at Le Golf Nacional, the host course of the September 28-30 Ryder Cup matches. "Honestly, I haven't hit it great, up to my standards, these first couple days", Finau said. Woods, a 14-time major champion in the eighth month of his comeback from spinal fusion surgery, was 3-under after seven holes.

Sports Woakes and Bairstow grind India into the Lord's dirt as England dominate
Author: 0 Woakes and Bairstow grind India into the Lord's dirt as England dominate

Brief Scores: India 107 (Ravichandran Ashwin 29, Virat Kohli 23; James Anderson 5/20) vs England . The wicket was a turning point to an already disastrous start to the second test for Indian cricket team as the skipper had previously put in a stunning display at Edgbaston, scoring 149 and 51 he was the most prized scalp for team India .

Sports Reading House of Fraser could be saved after £90m Sports Direct buyout
Author: 0 Reading House of Fraser could be saved after £90m Sports Direct buyout

Mr Lim at Retail Economics said it's likely that Mr Ashley will rebrand some House of Fraser sites as Sports Direct. He added: "Retailers that provide the right experience and service are really adapting the way that people shop, and as a result, are changing the requirement for the bricks and mortar store so it would be interesting to understand Sports Directs' take on this".

Sports Reading House of Fraser could be saved after £90m Sports Direct buyout
Author: 0 Reading House of Fraser could be saved after £90m Sports Direct buyout

Mr Lim at Retail Economics said it's likely that Mr Ashley will rebrand some House of Fraser sites as Sports Direct. He added: "Retailers that provide the right experience and service are really adapting the way that people shop, and as a result, are changing the requirement for the bricks and mortar store so it would be interesting to understand Sports Directs' take on this".

Sports Chris Smalling: Manchester United will cope better with high-pressure situations this season
Author: 0 Chris Smalling: Manchester United will cope better with high-pressure situations this season

Shearer said: It has been a long time since anyone won back-to-back titles but I think City will win the Premier League again because of Pep - he won't want their standards slipping. Although few can envision Jose Mourinho's Manchester United reaching the same heights as Alex Ferguson's did during that record-breaking season, the symmetry offers reason enough for a quiz; name the starting XI for United on that day.

Sports Bayern stars oppose club plan to sell Boateng
Author: 0 Bayern stars oppose club plan to sell Boateng

It was United boss Jose Mourinho who sold him to United, and the manager may be open to doing so again if it meant landing Alderweireld . Boateng spent a season with Manchester City and fans speculated whether this could be the reason for his reluctance to move to Old Trafford.

Sports Arsenal Legend Ian Wright Blasts 'Absolutely Disastrous' Stan Kroenke Takeover
Author: 0 Arsenal Legend Ian Wright Blasts 'Absolutely Disastrous' Stan Kroenke Takeover

Usmanov publicly questioned the lack of investment in the squad as he was shut out of any decision-making by Kroenke, who also owns Major League Soccer's Colorado Rapids. 'Whilst the fans may only have a small shareholding in the club, without the fans there would be no club at all so their voices must be heard . Meanwhile, the Arsenal Supporters' Trust has voiced several concerns over the potential takeover in a strongly-worded statement of their own.

Sports Paul Scholes sends message to Man United fans about Jose Mourinho
Author: 0 Paul Scholes sends message to Man United fans about Jose Mourinho

I had my plans, and I had my plans for many months, and I find myself in the beginning of the Premier League with the market closed, and I'm in a situation that I thought was not going to be the situation I would be in. Although he waned towards the end of the game, Pogba took his penalty very well early on to put United 1-0 up and played a number of risky passes into United's forwards as the Red Devils looked to counter-attack in the second half.

Sports Transfer: Manchester United in talks to sign Chelsea defender
Author: 0 Transfer: Manchester United in talks to sign Chelsea defender

After two years of gradual progress within the first-team setup at Stamford Bridge, the player saw his development come to a grinding halt when he sustained a major knee injury. Everton manager Marco Silva confirms that a loan deal to bring Kurt Zouma to the club from Everton is "almost done". The Toffees left it late to make an approach to loan the France global but as both sides submitted their paperwork before the 5pm deadline, the deal was allowed to proceed.

Sports England name squad for second Test against India
Author: 0 England name squad for second Test against India

While Surrey's 20-year-old middle-order batsman Ollie Pope replaces Middlesex's Dawid Malan , Warwickshire's Woakes returns in place of Durham's Ben Stokes , who faces a court hearing this week in Bristol , according to a release. "I didn't really have a coach, I just had to ask people to throw balls at me mid-week", said Pope. "Against South Africa previous year, there was quite a lot of spin that came into play and when we played India here previously, spin came into it in the ...

Sports Pogba leads Man Utd to winning start
Author: 0 Pogba leads Man Utd to winning start

Many were surprised that Mourinho chose to leave the Manchester United forward on the bench, particularly given he was not at the World Cup in Russian Federation. 'Pogba was a monster, ' Mourinho said after United's record £89million record signing started against Leicester despite just four days training since returning from winning the World Cup in Russian Federation.

Sports Yerry Mina has explained his move to Everton on Deadline Day
Author: 0 Yerry Mina has explained his move to Everton on Deadline Day

Everton boss Marco Silva has insisted that Phil Jagielka still has a part to play for the club this season. Portugal worldwide Gomes endured even greater struggles at LaLiga's champions and has found an escape route in the shape of a season-long loan at Goodison Park, which will cost the Toffees €2.25million.

Sports Dez Bryant tweets he will visit Cleveland Browns
Author: 0 Dez Bryant tweets he will visit Cleveland Browns

Dez Bryant might be coming to a city near you in the coming days. The key word though in Bryan't Tweet was 'visits.' Apparently he believes he could be visiting with more than one team, but Cleveland should be high on his list with the prospects of playing with Tyrod Taylor and Baker Mayfield.

Sports Manchester United striker on the move | Updates on Portsmouth, Coventry
Author: 0 Manchester United striker on the move | Updates on Portsmouth, Coventry

Manchester City won the league 19 points ahead of their bitter rivals United last term but Mourinho feels like it was a great success when he takes into account some of the criticism he faced. Guardiola says key players Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling are both available to face Arsenal on Sunday, after returning to training on Monday following their respective runs to the World Cup semi-finals with Belgium and England.

Sports Liverpool gear up for Premier League opener against West Ham
Author: 0 Liverpool gear up for Premier League opener against West Ham

The Reds have brought in the likes of Alisson Becker , Fabinho and Naby Keita and are now expected to mount a strong challenge for the Premier League title. "We need more luck", he said. We got the Champions League and that was a success, but we can only improve two more places without being champions. What about United? What about the other clubs? We had three points from City and they had three points from us.

Sports Manchester United vs. Leicester live stream
Author: 0 Manchester United vs. Leicester live stream

Yerry Mina , Toby Alderweireld , and Harry Maguire were all linked with a move to Old Trafford, but nothing marterialised, with the fees being way too high. Mourinho splashed out £89m in 2016 to make the Frenchman United's club-record signing. United's top brass want to follow City by "developing young talents instead of going for big-money older stars" that Mourinho prefers.

Author: 0 Pep Guardiola claims Premier League champions have no more money to spend

Fred, Diogo Dalot and Lee Grant all arrived at United by early July, but nobody has followed despite Mourinho's explicit desire to bring in two more players. "They returned on Monday", he said. "The list of injured players is an important list and, after training, I will speak with that group of [World Cup] players because everybody is different, physically and mentally, to see how they feel they are and to understand how they can help or not help".

Sports Ben Davies ‘relaxed’ about Tottenham’s lack of transfer business
Author: 0 Ben Davies ‘relaxed’ about Tottenham’s lack of transfer business

If someone is not ready, he's not going to be involved because we are not going to take risks. "But I have to say that after all the years I've been in football, money doesn't guarantee you success". If the injuries don't clear up, would you be anxious about playing Luke Amos against Newcastle or putting him on the bench? "Last season was good", Sanchez told Spurs' official website.

Sports Beef Between Cam Newton And Kelvin Benjamin Seems to Have Escalated
Author: 0 Beef Between Cam Newton And Kelvin Benjamin Seems to Have Escalated

For the Panthers, there were some unresolved issues between Cam Newton and Kelvin Benjamin . For those who haven't heard, Benjamin didn't hold back in his public criticism of his former teammate. The beef stems from this quote from Benjamin speaking to The Athletic on his time in Carolina. However, the players will finally get a chance for live action as they face the Buffalo Bills in the first preseason game.

Sports See Baker Mayfield’s first touchdown pass with Browns
Author: 0 See Baker Mayfield’s first touchdown pass with Browns

On a critical third down in the fourth quarter, Mayfield hooked up with wide receiver Antonio Callaway for the touchdown strike. "I thought we were tight in coverage, but at times we didn't make enough plays", Shurmur said. NATIONAL ANTHEM: There were no demonstrations. DEZ BRYANT: - The Browns have had interest in free agent receiver Dez Bryant, and the former Cowboy tweeted during the game he was coming to visit GM John Dorsey.

Sports Kawhi Leonard pens thank you letter to San Antonio Spurs
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard pens thank you letter to San Antonio Spurs

If there's one thing Raptors fans have learned about Kawhi Leonard since last month's shocking trade, it's that he's not much of a talker. Leonard has one year and a player option left on his current deal and is set to make $20.1 million in 2018-19.