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West Ham United’s Michail Antonio celebrates scoring his side’s third goal of the game with a cardboard cut-out of himself during the Premier League match against Leicester City at the London Stadium. Photograph:  Steven Paston/PA Wire

West Ham 4 Leicester 1 West Ham are making it impossible to view last season’s exploits as a fluke. On this evidence there is no doubt that they are (...)

 Spain’s players celebrate after winning the shootout against Switzerland. Photograph: Getty Images

Switzerland 1 Spain 1 (Spain win 3-1 on penalties) This time, penalties were a bridge too far for Switzerland. They took Spain all the way, riding th(...)

Tottenham Hotspur’s  Harry Kane  scores his team’s second goal past Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford during the  Premier League  match  at Goodison Park. Photograph: Jon Super/AFP via Getty Images

Everton 2 Tottenham Hotspur 2 Harry Kane reached another personal milestone but, as his reactions showed at Goodison Park, there was no great cause f(...)

Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham after his team’s defeat at the Emirates Stadium. Photograph: Getty Images

Arsenal 3 Chelsea 1 Arsenal ended a seven-game winless Premier League run with a thrilling St Stephen’s Day London derby victory over Chelsea at the (...)

West Ham’s Tomas Soucek heads home a goal during the Premier League game against Leeds United at Elland Road. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/EPA

Leeds United 1 West Ham United 2 Angelo Ogbonna’s header moved West Ham up to fifth in the Premier League following a hard-earned but ultimately des(...)

Crystal Palace’s Wilfried Zaha crosses the ball leading to an own goal from West Brom’s Darnell Furlong during the Premier League match at the Hawthorns. Photograph: Tim Keeton/AFP via Getty Images

West Brom 1 Crystal Palace 5 This was a lunchtime kick-off that had threatened to go largely unnoticed but the explosive return of Wilfried Zaha coup(...)

Pedro Neto scores the first goal of the game at the Emirates Stadium. Photograph: PA

Arsenal 1 Wolves 2 The most important news to come out of an unsettling evening is that Raúl Jiménez, who had departed with a head injury that left o(...)

Mohamed Salah celebrates after scoring Liverpool’s winner against Leeds. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/PA

Liverpool 4 Leeds United 3 Mohamed Salah scored a hat-trick, including two penalties, as Liverpool began their Premier League title defence with a hu(...)

Tottenham Hotspur’s  Harry Winks  vies for the ball with Bournemouth’s  Callum Wilson during the  Premier League  match  at the Vitality Stadium. Photograph: Neil Hall/ AFP via Getty Images

Bournemouth 0 Tottenham Hotspur 0 In the last few days José Mourinho has been irked by everything from the Football Association’s decision-makers to (...)

Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang takes a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement before kick off at the Etihad Stadium. Photograph: PA

1) Lack of crowds mean concentration needed We already know this from other sports and other countries, but removing a real crowd and its reactions m(...)

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