Sevilla look sturdier, sharper and a far more complete outfit than we've seen over the last couple of years and they're in the midst of one of their best runs for a very long time. They're finding a way to grind out wins as typified by their 0-1 success at Valladolid last week thanks to an early Ever Banega penalty, a result which backed up a tenacious 1-2 victory away to Real Betis before the international break.
Grady Diangana, who equalised early on for West Bromwich Albion, went off injured before half-time at St Andrew'sAlbion were level within seven minutes after Blues failed to clear the second of two Matheus Pereira corners in quick succession, Matt Phillips drilled across the face of goal and Diangana, on loan from West Ham, instinctively stuck out a foot to guide the ball into the roof of the net. The loss of Diangana with what looked like a hamstring injury disrupted Albion and hardworking Blues might have been back in front two minutes before the break when Jude Bellingham picked out roving left-back Kristian Pedersen's run into the box, but goalkeeper Sam Johnstone was alert enough to deny him.
Posted at 89' Foul by Marco Olivieri (Juventus). Posted at 89' Davide Biraschi (Genoa) wins a free kick in the defensive half. Posted at 89' Attempt saved. Gonzalo Higuaín (Juventus) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Rodrigo Bentancur. Posted at 88' Gonzalo Higuaín (Juventus) wins a free kick on the left wing. Posted at 88' Foul by Cristian Romero (Genoa).
They almost fell behind inside the first minute when Perez rounded the Bees keeper before being brilliantly tackled by Luka Racic - but Iheanacho opened the scoring shortly after. The hosts soon found their feet, with Marcondes and Dominic Thompson going close in the first half, and they really opened up after the half-time break with complacency creeping into Leicester's game. Racic drew a fine save from Ward before substitute Mbeumo, who has scored 11 Championship goals this season, showed what his team were missing when he fired home with five minutes left - only to be called offside.
Assisted by DeAndre Yedlin. Posted at 105' Attempt missed. Matthew Longstaff (Newcastle United) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Sean Longstaff. Posted at 105' Attempt saved. Allan Saint-Maximin (Newcastle United) right footed shot from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Isaac Hayden. SubstitutionPosted at 104' Substitution, Oxford United.
The Gunners had scored seven goals in their last two matches, four against Newcastle and three against Everton, but they failed to register a single shot on target until the 76th minute in a thoroughly depressing and toothless performance. Defensively they were shocking, conceding another two goals from set-pieces.
But it is one win. Our season has been tough so far, with losing last week and not playing well, we were keen to get a response. They are such an outstanding side, we had to get our performance right - as close to max as possible - and I thought we thoroughly deserved the win. We threatened with the ball and defended with discipline, energy and commitment. That's been the message from day one. It's in our own hands, and we have to deliver that performance week in, week out.
Mechelen made a decisive move to the top six with a win at St. Truden (3-0). Van Damme (20/3), Tolen (22/0), Engwal 9/2, 3 assists) and Lamuane (0/0) will be absent. Kaya (23/3, 6 assists) and Temptation (21/0 return).
Manager Nuno Espirito Santo is counting on the atmosphere at Molineux to inspire his team when they face Espanyol in the first leg of their Europa League last-32 tie on Thursday. Wolves, runners-up in the competition in 1972 when it was known as the Uefa Cup, began this season's run in July. The group stages, all the games were a full house,\" said Nuno. We want to have this atmosphere at Molineux, our fans helping us, creating a fantastic atmosphere.
Manchester United have been charged by the Football Association for failing \"to ensure its players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion\" as they lost 2-0 at Liverpool on Sunday. The charge relates to an incident where United players confronted referee Craig Pawson after he had initially allowed a goal by Liverpool's Roberto Firmino. The video assistant referee ruled out the goal for a foul by Virgil van Dijk on keeper David de Gea in the build-up.
West Ham can feel themselves lucky not to be in the bottom three. The only reason they are because the current occupants of the relegation zone have just one win between them in the last 15 league games played. West Ham haven't taken advantage of that with seven of their last nine league games being lost and just four points earned.
Barcelona's Ansu Fati became the youngest Champions League goalscorer which ensured Internazionale's exit from the Champions League, after a 2-1 home defeat. See alsoInternazionale - FC Barcelona: LIVE Inter started the night in pole position with a win or matching Borussia Dortmund's result against Slavia Prague set to be enough to send them through.
Willem II secured a 3-3 draw at Den Haag last time out and sit sixth in the Eredivisie table as a result, while Sparta won 2-0 at home to Vitesse and will be hoping to emulate that result this weekend.
Full TimePosted at 90'+6' Second Half ends, Southampton 0, Newcastle United 1. Posted at 90'+3' Miguel Almirón (Newcastle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half. Posted at 90'+3' Foul by Yan Valery (Southampton). Posted at 90'+1' Hand ball by Sean Longstaff (Newcastle United). BookingPosted at 90' Joelinton (Newcastle United) is shown the yellow card.
“Blue Garnet” has already held three matches under the leadership of Kike Seten, and while the game of the Catalans leaves a double impression. On the one hand, they have no problems with ball control and playing, on the other hand, the realization of the moments, as well as their creation, sometimes causes Barca problems, and if you look at their latest results, this only confirms: first the Setena team with difficulty, they defeated the middle peasant in Granada 1-0 at Camp Nou, then they beat the club from Segunda B to Ibiza with even greater difficulty, having won a strong-willed victory 2-1 in compensated time, and lost to Valencia for a snack, 0-2.
Diego SimeoneGetty Images MAN OF THE MATCH Jan Oblak. Rightly regarded as one of the best old school goalkeepers in the world, Oblak thwarted Liverpool time and again with a string of fine saves, while, under pressure not putting a foot wrong all night. Only against Bayern (9) in May 2016 has Oblak made more saves in a Champions League game than this clash with Liverpool.
Goals went in at either in 100% of Wanderers' last six league games and in a whopping 79% of their EPL matches since the summer. It's also worth noting that their 0-0 draw with Leicester City on the opening weekend of the season remains the only Premier League game this term where Wanderers didn't score.
Oldham vs Carlisle predictions for Saturday's match in League Two. Struggling sides Oldham and Carlisle lock horns in League Two this weekend where both sides will be desperate to secure a much-needed victory. Read on for all our free predictions and betting tips.
This time around, under Phillip Cocu, Derby have struggled to get going. After winning just six out of 21 games, Derby find themselves in a rather unflattering 16th position. They're nine points shy of the top six, which is where they undoubtedly want to be.
Swansea are not out of promotion contention themselves, although a painful defeat saw them miss the chance to climb into the Championship play-off places. Sunday EFL action as it happenedThere was a minute's silence before the game in honour of England World Cup winner Charlton, while Marcelo Bielsa's players wore warm-up shirts bearing the message 'RIP Big Jack' in tribute to a man who made more than 750 Leeds appearances.