Player ratings as Summerville snatches late winner

Liverpool fell to their first Premier League defeat at Anfield since March 2021 on Saturday night as Leeds United moved out of the relegation zone with a thoroughly deserved 2-1 victory. The opening exchanges of the contest were dominated by errors. Leeds escaped a glaring breakdown in communication between captain Liam Cooper and goalkeeper Illan […]

To be in the Premier League race at all is a mark of progress for this Arsenal team | Arsenal

Titles races often hinge on single moments – or at least our memories of them, the narratives we construct to process them, do. Stan Cullis’s non-tackle, Ray Tinkler’s idiosyncratic interpretation of offside, Steve Bruce’s header, Newcastle’s 4-3 defeat at Anfield, Sergio Agüero’s finish, Riyad Mahrez skipping by Nicolás Otamendi – far more uplifting to remember […]

Player ratings as Lewandowski saves day in stoppage time

A 93rd-minute strike from Robert Lewandowski saw Barcelona return to winning ways with a 1-0 victory over Valencia on Saturday evening. A dominant but unconvincing performance, in which both Eric Garcia and Jules Kounde went off injured, looked like being another one of those days before the talismanic Pole put on his cape and saved […]

Jurgen Klopp urges Liverpool to keep fighting after Leeds ‘setback’

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has called on his players to stick together and fight their way through their troubles this season. The Reds fell to their first Premier League defeat in front of an Anfield crowd in almost five years on Saturday as they were bested 2-1 by Leeds United, with an 89th-minute strike from […]