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Antonio Conte will welcome back Pedro after resting him against Forest, with the Spaniard having picked up a knock against Arsenal . Eden Hazard has completed the final steps in his recovery and on Wednesday played his first 90 minutes of football since the FA Cup final.
  • Conte wants more from hat-trick hero Morata

    Conte wants more from hat-trick hero Morata

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    The hat trick goal was a typical centre-forward's effort, with a predatory tap-in from 6 yards. " Every competition is important, I don't think one team thinks it is better to lose one game ". "There is the possibility now to try to pick him for these games". "I am pleased with the team also because it means we are creating chances for our strikers".
  • Hazard Set to Provide Needed Spark on Chelsea Premier League Return

    Hazard Set to Provide Needed Spark on Chelsea Premier League Return

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    Manchester United however were held at the Britannia by Stoke in a 2-2 draw, and Conte knows Chelsea will do well to leave with all three points. While Guardiola has strengthened his squad in the off-season it's the quartet who have been at the forefront of City's table topping start.
  • Late Richarlison strike leads Watford to victory over Swansea

    Late Richarlison strike leads Watford to victory over Swansea

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    Skipper Deeney has yet to start a Premier League game under the new Hornets boss and was brought on for the closing stages of last weekend's thrashing by Manchester City when the result was already beyond doubt. Swansea were edgy and error prone and their mood was summed up when Mawson gave a terrible back pass to Fabianski, five minutes before the break.
  • Chelsea boss Conte gives update on Bakayoko following auto crash

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    With Chelsea facing the prospect of three games in seven days, Conte knows he will have to rotate his squad and believes he is now able to call on Hazard from the start, rather than manage him carefully from the bench. Bruno Martins Indi is the only fit Stoke City defender available for the encounter while Kurt Zouma who is on loan from Chelsea is ineligible to play against his parent club.
  • Manchester United's Ander Herrera says rivals City under pressure to win title

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    The 26-year-old was key to Chelsea's success last season in lifting the Premier League trophy. 'We beat them 4-2 at home, it was an exciting game to play in and a big win for us, ' he recalls. After five matches, Mourinho and Guardiola have led their teams to identical records, four wins, one draw, sixteen goals scored, two conceded, and only alphabetical order is keeping leaders City above second-placed United.
  • Kuldeep hat-trick sets up India's win against Australia

    Kuldeep hat-trick sets up India's win against Australia

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    Yadav achieved this feat in the 32nd over of Australia's run-chase, when they were 148/5. There was no proper line and length in his deliveries. One or two of the players probably can't see the seam. The challenge of making 253 runs against Australia is to win the match. "We are trying to work, you know, towards this.obviously the next World Cup".
  • Southampton vs Manchester United: Three players who must start

    Southampton vs Manchester United: Three players who must start

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    Bruno Martins Indi is the only fit senior centre defender that HIghes can call upon. In the first home game of the championship, "potters" defeated 1: 0 "Arsenal", and in the second - played a 2: 2 draw with Manchester United . Chelsea have had a few memorable games at Stoke in recent years - be that the aformentioned shenanigans of Walters (2013-14) or Cahill (2016-17), or Hazard's thunderbolt (2013-14), or shock defeats in 2013 and twice in 2015 (in the league and the League Cup) - but a ...
  • Predicted line-up for Premier League match against Southampton

    Predicted line-up for Premier League match against Southampton

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    And it was felt that the out-and-out attacking nature of French global Martial and his English counterpart Rashford would make it hard for Mourinho to partner them behind Lukaku. But after watching United kick off their defence of the trophy with a 4-1 win over second tier strugglers Burton at a well below capacity Old Trafford on Wednesday, Mourinho conceded the tournament often does more harm than good.
  • Arsenal vs West Brom

    Arsenal vs West Brom

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    However, he says striker Danny Welbeck is still expected to be out of action until after the next global break. Arsenal take on West Brom on in their Monday night Premier League clash at the Emirates. How do you think a nine point gap will affect Arsenal? Former Manchester United defender Evans is among the most reliable defenders in the Premier League outside the traditional top six and would be more than capable of playing at that level again.