Manchester City lost in the Premier League on Sunday.
The last time Ed Balls faced the voters, he didn’t have to do it in skintight jeans, button-straining red-check shirt, and – as one of the Strictly Come Dancing judges most unkindly suggested – “flapping around like a mating rooster”.
Leicester City remain unbeaten at home in the league for more than a year but Claudio Ranieri admitted Southampton should have ended that record here. The visitors forged several opportunities to take maximum points from the King Power Stadium but had to settle for only one because of their slovenly finishing and good saves by Kasper Schmeichel.
Any conspiracy theorist who suggests Mercedes want Nico Rosberg, not Lewis Hamilton, to win the Formula One drivers’ title was given plenty of ammunition by the world champion himself here on Sunday.
West Ham United are struggling in the Premier League at the moment.
Tottenham Hotspur won against Manchester City in the Premier League on Sunday.
After Tammy Abraham grabbed the equaliser as Bristol City beat Nottingham Forest 2-1 in the Championship, fans took to Twitter to praise the striker.
Sunderland failed to win against West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Saturday.