Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge could return from a thigh injury to play some part in the Merseyside derby on Saturday. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

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Ryan Shawcross of Stoke City scores the equalising goal during against Hull City  at the KC Stadium. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

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Argentina’s Lionel Messi celebrates his second goal   against Nigeria at the Beira Rio stadium in Porto Alegre. Photograph: Edgard Garrido / Reuters

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Bosnia’s Edin Dzeko beats   Nigeria’s Kenneth Omeruo (22) and Shola Ameobi to the ball as he misses a chance to score a goal during their 2014 World Cup Group F soccer match at the Pantanal arena in Cuiaba. Photograph: Michael Dalder/Reuters

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Swansea’s Wilfried Bony fires home an injury-time penalty to score his second and the winning goal against Newcastle in the Premier League clash  at St James’ Park.  Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA

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Chelsea defender  John Terry  is pressurised by Joe Ledley of Crystal Palace and heads the ball over his goalkeeper Petr Cech to  score  an own goal during the Premier League match  at Selhurst Park. Photograph: Scott Heavey/Getty Images

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Peter Crouch’s  shot deflects into the goal off  Peter Odemwingie for  Stoke City’s first goal in their Premier League game against  Aston Villa at Villa Park. Photograph:  Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

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 Chelsea’s Eden Hazard celebrates after scoring the second goal of his hat-trick in the Premier League game against  Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

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Cardiff City’s Fraizer Campbell clears the ball from Southampton’s James Ward-Prowse during the English Premier League clash at Cardiff City Stadium. Photo: Rebecca naden/Reuters

Cardiff City 0 Southampton 3Malky Mackay had a stay of execution last weekend but he was a condemned man last night after his Cardiff team were outcla(...)

 Kim Bo-Kyung scores Cardiff City’s late equaliser   against Manchester United during the Premier League  match at Cardiff City Stadium in Cardiff. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/Reuters

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