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Pathetic United prove Mourinho's warning true

Jose Mourinho warned Manchester United were in for a difficult season in the summer. On the basis of this pathetic show at Brighton, he's right.

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Pogba admits 'my attitude wasn't right' in defeat

"They had more hunger than us," Pogba said. "I put myself first, that my attitude wasn't right enough. We made mistakes we shouldn't make."

Bailly 3/10 in abject Manchester United display

Eric Bailly turned in perhaps his worst performance in a Manchester United shirt as Jose Mourinho's men suffered a miserable day at Brighton.

Examining the disconnect between Mourinho and Man United

Alejandro Moreno and Shaka Hislop delve into Man United's performance against Brighton and Paul Pogba's post-match comments regarding his attitude.


Brighton 3-2 Man United: Shock defeat for Mourinho

Jose Mourinho's men looked utterly listless in a shock early-season defeat for Manchester United at the hands of Brighton.


Can Jose Mourinho fix Manchester United?

Can Jose Mourinho get his squad to rebound from a tough loss to Brighton or has his negativity and demeanor affected them beyond repair?


Mourinho refuses to single out players in defeat

Jose Mourinho refused to blame specific players for Manchester United's shock defeat to Brighton.


No De Bruyne, no problem; Silva, Aguero spark City rout

How would Manchester City cope without Kevin De Bruyne? Pep Guardiola's men provided an emphatic answer as they hammered Huddersfield 6-1.

Hat trick hero Aguero 9/10 as City humiliate Huddersfield

Sergio Aguero scored the 13th hat trick of his Manchester City career in Sunday's rout of Huddersfield, fully deserving his 9/10 rating.

Premier League Team of the Weekend: Week 2

Gab Marcotti defends his selections and omissions in the second team of the weekend of the Premier League season.


Man City 6-1 Huddersfield: Aguero nets hat trick

Sergio Aguero netted his 13th career hat trick with Manchester City and Gabriel Jesus added a goal of his own as Man City dominate Huddersfield 6-1.


Are Manchester City on the verge of another run?

Ross Dyer and Janusz Michallik dissect Manchester City's demolition of Huddersfield and say the fixtures are kind for another extended winning run.


Guardiola responds to Mourinho's 'class' jibe

Pep Guardiola responds to Jose Mourinho after the Manchester United manager accused City of lacking class.


Aguero completes his hat trick

Sergio Aguero scores his third goal to give Manchester City a 5-1 lead over Huddersfield.




Transfer Talk: Chelsea, Man United circling Ramsey

Chelsea and Man Utd have been put "on alert" after Aaron Ramsey's contract negotiations at Arsenal reportedly stalled. 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.


Arsenal's Mavididi completes move to Juventus

The 20-year-old never made a first-team appearance for the Gunners.

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Premier League Team of the Weekend: Week 2


Aguero as lethal as ever, but Cech's time is up

The second weekend of the Premier League season is all but done. Join Nick Miller as he toasts Sergio Aguero and calls for more change at Arsenal.

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.

What Chelsea's win over Arsenal revealed about Sarri


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 4/10 as Arsenal lose again

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.


Real benefiting from focus on defense, not replacing Ronaldo

Losing Cristiano Ronaldo, and his goals, may have been a priority for Julen Lopetegui, but his focus on improving the defence instead was smart.

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Bale gets 9/10 as Real Madrid return to league action

Gareth Bale helped Real Madrid put the European Super Cup debacle behind them with an assured 2-0 win over Getafe at the Bernabeu on Sunday.

Bale shines as Real Madrid open La Liga with win

Real Madrid got off to a winning start in La Liga by beating neighbours Getafe 2-0 at home with an inspiring performance from Gareth Bale.

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.

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.


The Ronaldo effect hits Serie A

He didn't score on his Serie A debut but Cristiano Ronaldo's mere presence made for a spectacle that heralds a new era for Juventus and Italian football.

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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+.


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.


Cristiano Ronaldo Juventus debut vs. Chievo

Cristiano Ronaldo didn't score but still provided highlights in his Juventus debut vs. Chievo in a 3-2 victory.


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.


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.


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


Dzeko volley lifts Roma to opening win at Torino

Edin Dzeko scored a late stunning goal to snatch a 1-0 win for Roma at Torino in their opening Serie A game on Sunday.

Edin Dzeko wins it late with volley for Roma

Italian Serie A: Edin Dzeko (89') Torino 0-1 Roma


Torino 0-1 Roma: Heroic Dzeko leaves it late

Edin Dzeko played the hero, netting a late volley to lift Roma over Torino in their first game of the Serie A season.


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