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Atletico Madrid's Thomas Lemar a 9/10 as new arrival makes his mark

Atletico Madrid continued their resurgence with a comfortable 2-0 victory away to Getafe on Saturday evening. Thomas Lemar was the star of the show, with the Frenchman smashing a shot against the bar that rebounded off the keeper for the first, before coolly slotting the second in what Los Rojiblancos fans will be hoping is a taste of things to come. Getafe were then reduced to 10 men for a nasty stamp on Saul Niguez by Ivan Alejo with 20 minutes to go and they had little trouble in seeing out the...

Read more September 22, 19:59

Crystal Palace defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka struck by bottle at Newcastle

Mamadou Sakho missed a wide-open net late on at Selhurst Park, condemning Crystal Palace to a scoreless draw with winless Newcastle. Crystal Palace defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka was struck by a bottle thrown by visiting fans as his side drew with Newcastle 0-0 in the Premier League on Saturday. Newcastle, still waiting for their first league victory of the season, turned in another toothless showing. The traveling Newcastle supporters marked Mike Ashley's first appearance at a game since May 2017 by protesting against the club owner. Fantasy Play ESPN Fantasy Soccer Pick your eight-man team and compete in the Champions League, Premier League, La Liga or Liga MX, then go head-to-head in leagues against your friends or people around the world. Sign up for free! How to play ESPN Fantasy Soccer Your team will be made up of eight players, at four different positions: two forwards, three midfielders, two defenders, and a goalkeeper. Find out more here. - Newcomers to pick and avoid - Champions League names to know - La Liga names to know - Breaking down ESPN's scoring system "We want Ashley out," was chanted repeatedly, and one Newcastle fan saw fit to throw a bottle at...

Read more September 22, 19:53

Leicester 3-1 Huddersfield: Vardy seals win for Foxes

James Maddison curled in a free-kick to give Leicester the lead before Jamie Vardy's chip sealed all three points for the home side at the King Power Stadium.

Read more September 22, 19:51

Burnley 4-0 Bournemouth: Clarets' misery fades away

Burnley picked themselves up off the bottom of the Premier League against Bournemouth, showing signs of their 2017-18 form in a rout at Turf Moor.

Read more September 22, 19:44

Fulham 1-1 Watford: Mitrovic rescues point for the Cottagers

Fulham's Aleksandar Mitrovic's late second half goal cancelled out Andre Gray's early opener as there was nothing to separate the two sides at Craven Cottage.

Read more September 22, 19:38

Cardiff City 0-5 Manchester City: Mahrez at the double

Manchester City hit five goals past Cardiff City, led by Riyad Mahrez's two goal effort.

Read more September 22, 19:32

Liverpool 3-0 Southampton: Reds maintain 100% record

Liverpool cantered past a limp Southampton at Anfield to stay perfect in the Premier League this season.

Read more September 22, 19:25

Nainggolan's goal overruled by VAR

Serie A: Referee decision on field cancelled (45') Sampdoria 0-0 Internazionale

Read more September 22, 19:23

Man United 1-1 Wolves: Moutinho strike frustrates United

Joao Moutinho's fantastic second-half goal was enough to give his Wolves side a deserved point at Old Trafford.

Read more September 22, 19:19

Crystal Palace 0-0 Newcastle: Sakho squanders his chance

Mamadou Sakho missed a wide-open net late on at Selhurst Park, condeming Crystal Palace to a scoreless draw with winless Newcastle.

Read more September 22, 19:12

Brighton 1-2 Tottenham: Spurs hold on

Tottenham Hotspur bounced back from a string of poor results to secure a hard-fought 1-2 win over Brighton & Hove Albion.

Read more September 22, 19:06

Jurgen Klopp, Virgil van Dijk 9/10 as Liverpool make light work of Southampton

Liverpool made it a club record seven straight wins to start the season as Southampton were blown away in the first half. The Reds took their foot off the gas after the break but ensured they kept the back door shut to record their fourth clean sheet of the season. Positives Xherdan Shaqiri was excellent on his first start while Mohamed Salah got himself back on the scoresheet after his "drought" and looked lively throughout. Negatives More goals in the second half would have been nice as...

Read more September 22, 19:05

Man United's winning run comes to an frustrating end. Is this the new norm?

Joao Moutinho's fantastic second-half goal was enough to give his Wolves side a deserved point at Old Trafford. Manchester United's Jose Mourinho insists he was more disappointed in his side's 1-1 draw against Wolves than during his 3-0 defeat to Tottenham. MANCHESTER, England -- It was debatable what was more worrying at Old Trafford on Saturday: Manchester United's draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers or the reasoning Jose Mourinho gave afterwards for the result. "It is the basic law of football," said Mourinho. "Something you learn in the academy." He is right, and it does not bode well, especially as everything seems to be coming so easily to everyone else. While United were struggling against the Premier League newcomers, Manchester City were...

Read more September 22, 18:56

Brighton 1-2 Tottenham: Spurs hold on

Tottenham Hotspur bounced back from a string of poor results to secure a hard-fought 1-2 win over Brighton & Hove Albion.

Read more September 22, 18:53

James scores as Bayern Munich blank Schalke, Weston McKinnie limps off

Schalke 04 Bayern Munich 0 2 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich eased past Schalke 2-0 on Saturday to make it four wins out of four league matches for the champions while their opponents languish bottom of the standings. Goals from James Rodriguez and a second-half Robert Lewandowski penalty lifted Bayern to 12 points, two ahead of second-placed Hertha Berlin, who crushed Borussia Moenchengladbach 4-2 thanks to a Vedad Ibisevic double. Preseason title contenders Schalke have now lost all four Bundesliga matches and are anchored...

Read more September 22, 18:49

James scores as Bayern Munich beat Schalke, Weston McKinnie limps off

Schalke 04 Bayern Munich 0 2 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich eased past Schalke 2-0 on Saturday to make it four wins from four league matches and leave their opponents languishing at the bottom of the table. Goals from James Rodriguez and a second-half Robert Lewandowski penalty lifted Bayern to 12 points, two ahead of second-placed Hertha Berlin, who beat Borussia Moenchengladbach 4-2 thanks to a Vedad Ibisevic double. Preseason title contenders Schalke have now lost all four Bundesliga matches and are anchored in last place....

Read more September 22, 18:49

Thomas Lemar bursts to life to help Atletico Madrid past Getafe

Getafe Atletico Madrid 0 2 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Thomas Lemar produced an impressive performance as he scored his first goal for Atletico Madrid in their 2-0 win at Getafe that provisionally lifted them to fifth in La Liga on Saturday. The France winger forced the opener, an own goal from goalkeeper David Soria, then grabbed the second as Diego Simeone's team got back on track after a stuttering start to the season during which they earned just five points from their first four games. Lemar struck the crossbar with a powerful long-range effort...

Read more September 22, 18:46

Liverpool stay top, City sizzle

ESPN FC's Alexis Nunes and Steve Nicol break down Saturday's fixtures from the Premier League, which saw Liverpool win again and Man City thrash Cardiff.

Read more September 22, 18:45

Leeds stunned by Birmingham as Championship unbeaten run ends

Leeds United's unbeaten start in the Championship ended on Saturday as Birmingham secured their first win of the campaign with a shock 2-1 victory at Elland Road. Che Adams was the hero for the Midlands side as he scored two goals in the opening 30 minutes to inflict a first defeat for Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa and give his opposite number Garry Monk a winning return against his former club. Second-placed Middlesbrough were held to a goalless draw by Swansea but moved level on points with Leeds...

Read more September 22, 18:45

Brighton 1-2 Tottenham: Spurs hold on

Tottenham Hotspur bounced back from a string of poor results to secure a hard-fought 1-2 win over Brighton & Hove Albion.

Read more September 22, 18:40

Knockaert claws one back for Brighton

English Premier League: Anthony Knockaert (90+3') Brighton 1-2 Tottenham

Read more September 22, 18:28

QPR 0-1 Norwich: Pukki downs Rangers

Teemu Pukki's fortunate second-half goal was the difference as Norwich picked up all three points at Loftus Road.

Read more September 22, 18:25

Harry Kane and Erik Lamela strike as Spurs return to winning ways

Brighton & Hove Albion Tottenham Hotspur 1 2 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Highlights GameCast Lineups and Stats Tottenham Hotspur brought an end to a run of three successive defeats as they won 2-0 at Brighton on a damp Saturday evening on the south coast. Harry Kane gave the Londoners the lead from the penalty spot shortly before half time, and substitute Erik Lamela sealed the points inside the final 15 minutes. Kieran Trippier was at the heart of much of Spurs' early attacking intent and was behind the move from which they almost took a 10th-minute lead. The chance came when Trippier whipped in a corner...

Read more September 22, 18:24

Valverde 'relaxed' over his Barca contract situation

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde sees no reason to discuss his contract with the club so early into the season and insists he is not worrying about signing a new one.

Read more September 22, 18:21

Lamela doubles Spurs' lead

English Premier League: Erik Lamela (76') Brighton 0-2 Tottenham

Read more September 22, 18:09