Essential information from the English Premier League weekend:

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Headlines
• Mourinho under pressure after Liverpool beat Chelsea
• Toure penalty keeps Man City top with win over Norwich
• Arsenal win, Man Utd goal drought continues at Palace

Quote of the Weekend
“Oh please! Are you crazy?”
• Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp reacts with incredulity when asked if his side can win the league after their 3-1 win at Chelsea

Tweet of the Weekend
“#TaxiforJose”
• World number three golfer — and fervent Manchester United fan — Rory McIlroy (@McIlroyRory) joins in the speculation about Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho’s future following the champions’ sixth defeat of the campaign

Stat of the Weekend: 295
After three successive 0-0 draws, Manchester United have now gone 295 minutes without scoring a goal in all competitions


Goal of the Weekend: Philippe Coutinho (Chelsea 1-3 Liverpool)
Brazilian playmaker sparked Liverpool’s comeback with a fine equaliser in first-half stoppage time, side-stepping Ramires and curling home left-footed from the edge of the box

Moment of the Weekend: Benteke buries Mourinho (Chelsea 1-3 Liverpool)
With Chelsea chasing the game, Liverpool substitute Christian Benteke drilled home Liverpool’s third goal to pile more pressure on Mourinho

Player of the Weekend: Arouna Kone (Everton)
Ivorian forward notched his first Premier League hat-trick—two excellent left-foot finishes and an emphatic header—and set up a goal for Gerard Deulofeu as Everton crushed Sunderland 6-2

Next fixtures
Saturday (1500 GMT unless otherwise stated):
Bournemouth v Newcastle United (1245 GMT), Leicester City v Watford, Manchester United v West Bromwich Albion, Norwich City v Swansea City, Stoke City v Chelsea (1730 GMT), Sunderland v Southampton, West Ham United v Everton

Sunday (1600 GMT unless otherwise stated):
Arsenal v Tottenham Hotspur, Aston Villa v Manchester City (1330 GMT), Liverpool v Crystal Palace

AFP

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