• 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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