Leeds United will face Newcastle United at Elland Road in the Championship this weekend.
As homecomings go, Ian Holloway couldn’t have planned his any better until the final 12 minutes. An early red card for Norwich City’s Martin Olsson helped Queens Park Rangers record only their second home league win since the end of August and condemned the visitors to a fourth successive defeat.
José Mourinho claimed his Manchester United team were the unluckiest in the Premier League after a third home draw in a row and should by rights be occupying a top four position.
As a desperate game entered its final minute Swansea City were on the verge of their first victory under Bob Bradley. After 90, they were on the floor emotionally and literally as Seamus Coleman’s late equaliser steered them to the bottom of the Premier League. “Clearly the road ahead is long and hard,” rued their American coach. “But it is one we can definitely handle.”
Claudio Ranieri’s hopes of restoring the champions’ solidity on the road? Gone in 33 seconds here.
Liverpool continue to enjoy the view from the top of the Premier League, but everything would have looked so much better for Jürgen Klopp and his players if they had shown the same ruthless touch in front of goal that had carried them to the summit. Instead Liverpool departed the south coast ruing the missed opportunities that checked their momentum and allowed Southampton to escape with a point.
Pep Guardiola can presumably expect a phone call this week from Yaya Touré’s agent, the Spaniard’s bête noire Dimitri Seluk, demanding his client is handed a pay rise.
There was a good moment at the final whistle here.
Everton failed to win against Swansea City in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.
Jamie Redknapp has praised David Moyes' decision to start Victor Anichebe.
As Paul Lambert prepares for his first game as Wolverhampton Wanderers boss, it is time to take a look at the last few men to take the helm at Molineux.
The Manchester United boss appeared to direct comments towards Luke Shaw and Chris Smalling following their 3-1 win over Swansea.