Three points from the Etihad as Man City beat West Ham 3-1 to remain perfect in the Premier League this season.
1. Man City keep up their perfect start
Five games, five wins. Pep Guardiola has enjoyed a perfect August, at least as far as results are concerned. Manchester City have booked their place in the Champions League and now return to the top of the embryonic Premier League table just a day after they were displaced. They join Manchester United and Chelsea on nine points, and even though...
KINGSTON UPON HULL, England -- Three quick thoughts from Manchester United's 1-0 Premier League win over Hull City on Saturday at the KCOM Stadium.
1. Rashford's late heroics keep Man United perfect
Jose Mourinho stood with the rain pouring on him and wondering how he could break a deadlock against a dogged, newly promoted Hull City side. It looked as though the answer would not come as the game entered its closing minutes.
Mourinho had made a crucial change with 20 minutes to go, though,...
Liverpool are not so much title contenders as they are a sort of formless chaos. They attack with such breathtaking verve that it feels they could beat anyone on their day. But it's also clear they are quite capable losing to anyone. In Saturday's 1-1 draw at White Hart Lane, they fell somewhere in between.
MANCHESTER, England -- Three quick thoughts from Manchester City's 1-0 win over Steaua Bucharest in the second leg of their Champions League playoff at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday. The 6-0 aggregate win sees Pep Guardiola's side move on to the group stage.
1. Man City stroll into the group stage
It wasn't quite the fireworks of eight days ago when a blistering Manchester City tore apart Steaua Bucharest in Romania, but Guardiola maintained his 100 percent start with a comfortable win at...
BURTON UPON TRENT, England -- Three quick points from Liverpool's 5-0 win over Burton Albion in the second round of the EFL Cup:
1. Reds bounce back in the best possible way
A positive result over a Championship side in the second round of the EFL Cup will not immediately wash away the wounds of an abject result to Burnley on Saturday, but Jurgen Klopp will be pleased with his side's response against Burton Albion. Everything that was absent at Turf Moor on the weekend was there in abundance...