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Advantage Sarri in top-four battle vs. Emery

Neither Chelsea or Arsenal will play Champions League football this season. Saturday's result showed which side is likelier to make a swift return.

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Arsenal's failings familiar in chaotic defeat

They may have a new manager but there's some familiar failings at Arsenal, with Unai Emery opening up with back-to-back defeats in charge.

Aubameyang's nightmare day

Arsene Wenger has left a mess for Unai Emery but the new Arsenal boss was not helped by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's awful performance at Chelsea.

Chelsea 3-2 Arsenal: Alonso seals derby win

Marcos Alonso scored the winner for Chelsea in a back-and-forth London derby against Arsenal, who paid the price for their missed chances.


Alonso restores Chelsea's lead

English Premier League: Marcos Alonso (81') Chelsea 3-2 Arsenal


Iwobi brings Arsenal level

English Premier League: Alex Iwobi (41') Chelsea 2-2 Arsenal


Mkhitaryan gets the Gunners on the board

English Premier League: Henrikh Mkhitaryan (37') Chelsea 2-1 Arsenal


What Chelsea's win over Arsenal revealed about Sarri

Craig Burley explains why Maurizio Sarri may face a difficult decision in Chelsea's midfield as the FC crew discuss the Blues' win over Arsenal.


Burley: Emery has inherited a £300,000-a-week nightmare

Craig Burley and Paul Mariner don't hold back on their criticism of Mesut Ozil and question how Unai Emery will handle his involvement in the squad.


Burley: Same old, same old for Arsenal

ESPN FC's Craig Burley breaks down the defensive struggles that plagued both Chelsea and Arsenal in a game littered with goals.


Morata puts Chelsea up 2-0

English Premier League: Alvaro Morata (20') Chelsea 2-0 Arsenal


Pedro scores first for Chelsea

English Premier League: Pedro (9') Chelsea 1-0 Arsenal


Top Headlines

Premier League

Spurs beat Fulham as Kane ends August drought

After Fulham equalised, two quick goals from Kieran Trippier and Harry Kane (finally ending his August curse) gave Tottenham a 3-1 win.

Etheridge saves Cardiff in Newcastle draw

Cardiff goalkeeper Neil Etheridge saved a last-minute penalty from Kenedy as 10-man Newcastle were held to a 0-0 draw.





Ings scores for Southampton

English Premier League: Danny Ings (54') Everton 2-1 Southampton


Cook takes Bournemouth into the lead vs. West Ham

English Premier League: Steve Cook (66') West Ham 1-2 Bournemouth


Mitrovic brings Fulham level

English Premier League: Aleksandar Mitrovic (52') Tottenham 1-1 Fulham


Maddison slots Leicester in front 2-0

English Premier League: James Maddison (45') Leicester 2-0 Wolverhampton


Richarlison's header doubles Everton's lead

English Premier League: Richarlison (31') Everton 2-0 Southampton


Cardiff 0-0 Newcastle: Etheridge the hero in stoppage time

Neil Etheridge came up big for Cardiff as he denied Newcastle's Kenedy in the last minute of stoppage time to secure a point in Wales.


Premier League Predictor: Week 2

With the Premier League back in action, Shaka Hislop and Mark Donaldson predict all of the fixtures ahead of week 2.



Saturday's Premier League fixtures

Ronaldo's Juve debut a spectacle from start to finish

Cristiano Ronaldo didn't score in his Serie A debut, but his presence alone led to a spectacle of stature previously unseen in Italian football.

Ronaldo just 6/10 on Juventus debut

Cristiano Ronaldo found it frustrating on his Serie A debut as Juventus were made to work to ensure his first game ended in victory.

OnScene: Ronaldo's Serie A debut for Juventus

ESPN FC has the latest coverage from the Portuguese superstar's league debut for his new club.

Confessions of a failed Ronaldo fan

For some reason, Cristiano Ronaldo has as many haters as fans. Do we have him all wrong?

Watch Serie A on ESPN

Watch Cristiano Ronaldo and the stars of Serie A all season long, with every match from the Italian top flight available on ESPN and ESPN+.


Chievo 2-3 Juventus: Ronaldo's debut a dramatic win

Juventus trailed early in the second half of Cristiano Ronaldo's Serie A debut, but the Bianconeri fought back to earn a late win at Chievo Verona.


Is there a siege mentality to shut down Ronaldo & Juventus?

The FC guys delve into the theory Serie A clubs are out to prove they can do what other leagues could not; slow down Cristiano Ronaldo.


Horncastle: Juventus have a superiority complex

FC's James Horncastle discusses whether or not Cristiano Ronaldo's first game at Juventus lived up to all the hype.


Burley: The goals will come for Ronaldo at Juventus

FC's Craig Burley compliments Juventus' depth and Cristiano Ronaldo's link-up play despite not scoring in his Serie A debut.


Ronaldo denied a scoring debut for Juventus

The Cristiano Ronaldo era at Juventus begins with a dramatic last-gasp winner from Federico Bernardeschi.


Bernardeschi's dramatic late winner for Juventus

Italian Serie A: Federico Bernardeschi (90'+3) Chievo 2-3 Juventus


Juventus levels on own goal

Leonardo Bonucci thought he got credit for the game-tying goal vs. Chievo in the 75th minute but it was deemed an own goal.


Giaccherini's penalty kick puts Chievo in front

Italian Serie A: Emanuele Giaccherini (56') Chievo 2-1 Juventus



Fury wins, sets up heavyweight showdown against Wilder

Tyson Fury dominated Francesco Pianeta in a 10-round decision victory Saturday night in Belfast. Next, he'll face Deontay Wilder in a heavyweight megafight before the end of the year.

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Frampton tops Jackson, keeps featherweight belt

Interim featherweight titlist Carl Frampton of Northern Ireland left his home fans singing in the rain as he stopped Luke Jackson in nine rounds at a wet Windsor Park in Belfast on Saturday.

KO'd fighters should be suspended, doctors say

Ringside doctors in combat sports such as boxing and MMA have called for suspensions and examinations for fighters who get knocked out to ensure they have enough time to recover.

England v India

3rd Test, Trent Bridge

Kohli and Rahane dominate, but England fight back

The two batsmen came close to scoring hundreds, and put on India's best partnership of the series

Boldness brings reward for India in show of character

Ajinkya Rahane's positive mindset, Shikhar Dhawan's new approach and a debutant getting off the mark with a six pinpointed a change of attitude from India

Kohli's rare nervous nineties on India's best day

The best of the numbers from the opening day at Trent Bridge as India's top order collectively repel England for the first time in the series

Chopra: Kohli's 97 may turn out to be more valuable than a hundred

Aakash Chopra praises a 'commanding and dominating' innings from the India captain


Harmison: India would be the happier team at stumps

Steve Harmison praises India's patient approach with the bat on the first day at Trent Bridge


Disciplined openers key to India's performance - Bangar

India batting coach Sanjay Bangar praises Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul for setting a solid platform for the rest of the line-up to capitalise on


#PoliteEnquiries: How long before Rashid is Kohli's bunny?

George Dobell and Melinda Farrell answer your questions on Rashid, reviews and the unfortunate signs of ageing


India left the ball better than they have done - Woakes

England allrounder Chris Woakes admits that despite the movement on offer, England struggled to create chances against the patient Indian batting line-up at Trent Bridge


Messi starts in style with perfect 10 vs. Alaves

Alaves held Barcelona off for over an hour but Lionel Messi would not be denied, the Argentine scoring twice in a display worthy of a perfect 10.

Valverde: We're lucky to be living in the Messi era

Leo Messi put World Cup disappointment with Argentina behind him to kick off the new season in style, scoring twice in Barca's 3-0 win over Alaves.

Coutinho won't replace Iniesta but still can be a match-winner

No one can replace Andres Iniesta at Barcelona but in Philippe Coutinho, Barca have a certified match-winner and someone to ease Leo Messi's load.


Transfer Talk: Arsenal to sell Welbeck to Galatasaray?

Danny Welbeck's future at Arsenal has been up in the air for some time, but will a move to Turkey tempt him? Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Rumour Rater: Alderweireld, Moura, Marchisio & more

ESPN FC's Stewart Robson delves into the rumours surrounding Toby Alderweireld, Lucas Moura, Claudio Marchisio and many more in Rumour Rater.


Madrid complain to FIFA over Inter's Modric push

Real Madrid made an official complaint over what they consider an illegal approach by Inter Milan for Luka Modric, FIFA has confirmed to ESPN FC.


NBA Rookies talk best advice, big purchases and LeBron

We caught up with Deandre Ayton and the Class of 2018 to talk about awards, most anticipated matchups and LeBron's move to L.A.

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NBA superteam rankings: Who has the most star power?

Who really has a superteam, and who's close to being the next one? We rank the top teams into tiers by star power.

Love knew LeBron's decision was between Lakers and Cavs

Kevin Love understands LeBron James leaving Cleveland for Los Angeles to begin a new chapter.


Stephen A.: McCollum is 'a frustrated individual'

Stephen A. Smith understands CJ McCollum's frustrations with NBA superteams.


Simmons: I knew LeBron already picked the Lakers

76ers point-guard Ben Simmons spoke at the unveiling of his NBA 2K19 Australia cover.


Drummond blocks camper's shot with his head

Andre Drummond dominates campers with several blocked shots, followed by a crossover that sets up a jam.


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