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Every Premier League club's star player from the weekend, according to WhoScored.com stats

Every Premier League club's star player from the weekend, according to WhoScored.com stats

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Monday, April 16, 2018Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions for the 2017/18 season on Sunday.City have been far and away the best team in the top-flight this term and their title triumph was sealed with five games to spare thanks to Manchester United's shock defeat at home to West Brom.At the other end of the table, there were crucial wins for Crystal Palace and Huddersfield, while Southampton threw away a 2-0 lead to lose 3-2 at home to Chelsea, leaving Mark Hughes' side with a mountain to climb in their bid to beat relegation.But who were the best performers over the weekend?Click the right arrow, above, to see every club's best performing player from their weekend fixture, based on their WhoScored.com statistical rating...Players must have been on the pitch for 60 m...
Liverpool cruises past Bournemouth 3-0 in Premier League scuffle

Liverpool cruises past Bournemouth 3-0 in Premier League scuffle

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April 14 (UPI) -- Liverpool beat Bournemouth 3-0 in a Premier League clash Saturday at Anfield in Liverpool, England.The Reds drew first blood in the seventh minute. Midfielder Jordan Henderson lofted a pass into the box, finding Sadio Mane on a header. Mane's attempt was blocked by Bournemouth keeper Asmir Begovic.The deflection came back out to Mane, who finished with his right foot.The Reds took the 1-0 edge into halftime. Mohamed Salah then doubled the lead in the 69th minute.[embedded content]Salah received a very long pass from defender Trent Alexander-Arnold on the play. The ball carried about 30 yards before nearing the Liverpool star. Salah headed the ball with his back to the goal. The shot looped over Begovic for a two-goal lead.[embedded content]The score also gave Salah 40 in ...
CSKA Moscow 2-2 Arsenal (agg 3-6): Welbeck the hero again as Arsenal reach Europa League semi-finals

CSKA Moscow 2-2 Arsenal (agg 3-6): Welbeck the hero again as Arsenal reach Europa League semi-finals

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Arsenal booked their place in the semi-finals of the Europa League after grinding out a 2-2 draw against a spirited CSKA Moscow at the VEB Arena. Danny Welbeck's accomplished finish in the 75th-minute and Aaron Ramsey's stoppage-time strike was enough to get the Gunners' over the line and secure a 6-3 aggregate win. Arsene Wenger's men were overwhelming favourites to go through after beating CSKA 4-1 in the first leg at the Emirates, but strikes from Fedor Chalov and Kirill Nababkin put the Russian side 2-0 up and one goal away from going through. But Welbeck, who was the hero in the north London side's 3-2 win over Southampton last weekend, came up with a priceless goal that eased the nerves for Arsenal. And with their opponents on their knees, Arse...
‘Money doesn't matter’ – Edin Dzeko 'very happy' he rejected Chelsea in January after helping Roma to Champions League semi-finals

‘Money doesn't matter’ – Edin Dzeko 'very happy' he rejected Chelsea in January after helping Roma to Champions League semi-finals

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Edin Dzeko is 'very happy' he turned down Chelsea to stay at RomaWednesday, April 11, 2018Edin Dzeko said he was pleased he turned down a January move to Chelsea after firing Roma to the Champions League semi-finals with a stunning win over Barcelona.The Spanish giants took a 4-1 lead into their second leg but they were completely outplayed in Rome, as the hosts won 3-0 to make the score 4-4 on aggregate and progress on away goals.MATCH REPORT: Huge Champions League shock as Barcelona fall in RomeDzeko – who scored the vital goal at the Nou Camp – inspired Roma as he got another goal and won a penalty, which was converted by Daniele de Rossi before Kostas Manolas’ late header sealed their place in the final four.The former Manchester City striker had a chance to return to the Premier
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte resigned to missing out on Champions League football after West Ham draw

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte resigned to missing out on Champions League football after West Ham draw

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Antonio Conte felt Chelsea's 1-1 draw with West Ham summed up their frustrating season.The Blues dominated the match at Stamford Bridge but only had Cesar Azpilicueta's first-half goal to show for it.Alvaro Morata had two goals disallowed for offside while West Ham keeper Joe Hart suddenly began to display the sort of form which not so long ago made him England's undisputed number one.And within three minutes of coming on as a second-half substitute Javier Hernandez swept in an equaliser to snatch a point for West Ham.The stuttering champions are now 10 points behind Tottenham and Blues boss Conte admits a top-four finish looks an increasingly forlorn hope."We must be realistic," he said. "You must win this game if you want to reach a target, in this case we want to reach a place in the Ch...