Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took a risk by naming Juan Mata in his starting XI – but it paid dividends as Manchester United came from behind to beat Newcastle on Saturday night.
With the 6-1 hammering by Tottenham still fresh in the memory, the Red Devils boss turned to one of his most experienced players to lead the recovery.
Mata, 32, saw his minutes limited to the Carabao Cup in the build-up to the Magpies clash, but he continued to capitalise on each opportunity and remind onlookers of his qua…
Why Arsenal’s defenders are worth monitoring despite being downed by Vardy – Fantasy Football Scout
The FPL quotes, notes and stats from Arsenal 0-1 Leicester City
Arsenal 0-1 Leicester City
- Goal: Jamie Vardy (£10.0m)
- Assist: Cengiz Under (£5.9m)
- Bonus: Kasper Schmeichel (£5.5m) x3, Vardy x2, Christian Fuchs (£4.5m) x1
A fairly turgid affair at the Emirates was settled by a late Jamie Vardy (£10.0m) winner, a goal that saw Leicester City move to within a point of top spot in the Premier League.
With Brendan Rodgers initially setting his side up in a striker-less wing-back system and Arsenal struggling for invention in the final third, the game looked be meandering…
Marseille v Manchester City: Sergio Aguero facing a month out – BBC Sport
Sergio Aguero misses the Champions League trip to Marseille and could be sidelined for a month.
Aguero had returned to action against Arsenal on 17 October but went off at half-time at West Ham
Manchester City will be without record goalscorer Sergio Aguero against Marseille on Tuesday and the striker could be out for a month.
Aguero, 32, playing just his third game since recovering from a knee operation, sustained a muscle problem and was taken off at half-time at West Ham in the Premier League on Saturday.
Centre-back Aymeric Laporte has travelled to France for City’s second Champions League…
Liverpool news and transfers – Thiago back in training , £50m Melwood move, Dayot Upamecano latest – Liverpool Echo
Liverpool transfer news and live updates including the latest on Thiago Alcantara, Kylian Mbappe, Ozan Kabak, Dayot Upamecano and more.
Tony Cascarino has told Liverpool that they should have gone in for Wilfried Zaha over the summer.The 27-year-old has been in fine form this season scoring five goals in six Premier League appearances.Zaha was linked with a summer switch to Everton during the summer transfer window, but Cascarino believes Liverpool should have been in for the winger too.“Roy Hodgson had put down his challenge to Wilf. Obviously the transfer window came and went and he didn’t get his desired move because he wanted…
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