Arsene Wenger: “I feel we took it a bit too easy at 1-0 despite the experience we have in the squad.” Photograph: Tim Keeton/EPA

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A cross from West Brom winger James McClean is turned into his own net by Arsenal’s Mikel Arteta during the Premier League game at The Hawthorns. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters/Livepic

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Manuel Lanzini’s late goal helped West Ham sink 10-man Crystal palace. Photograph: Getty

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Northern Ireland’s Steven Davis celebrates after his side’s one-all draw with Finland last night propelled them to the top of their European Championship group. Photograph: William Cherry/Presseye/Inpho

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Victory over Greece sent Michael O’Neill’s Northern Ireland to their first major tournament since 1986. Photograph: Getty

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 Yannick Bolasie broke the deadlock for Crystal Palace setting up their 2-0 win over West Brom at Selhurst Park. Photograph: Afp

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 Jamie Ward’s return bolsters Northern Ireland’s attacking options.

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Northern Ireland striker Kyle Lafferty shoots to score their late equaliser past Hungary’s goalkeeper Gabor Kiraly during the Euro 2016 qualifying Group F matchat Windsor Park in Belfast. Photograph: Michael Cooper/AFP/Getty Images

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New signing Pedro scored on his Chelsea debut helping his side to a 3-2 win away at West Bromwich Albion. Photograph: Epa

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Northern Ireland train at Windsor Park: Michael O’Neill may have five players from Premier League clubs in his starting line-up. Photograph: Jonathan Porter/Inpho

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