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Brighton beat Man U, avoid relegation

Brighton

MNA Sports Desk: Brighton and Hove Albion made sure of Premier League football next season with two games to spare after a Pascal Gross goal gave them a memorable 1-0 home win over Manchester United on Friday. It was no more than Brighton deserved after outplaying their more illustrious rivals throughout the contest and they sent a passionate home crowd into raptures after Gross headed home a 57th-minute winner. The German forward got on the end of a sharp Jose Izquierdo cross from the left and the ball crossed the line before Marcus Rojo’s desperate attempt to keep it out. ...

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Man City crowned Premier League champions

Premier League

MNA Sports Desk: Manchester City have won the English Premier League title without even playing on Sunday after nearest challenger Manchester United were shocked 1-0 loss at home to bottom-placed West Bromwich Albion. After all their efforts to stop City from clinching the league in their 3-2 derby win last week, United offered a clear reminder of why they have not been close contenders for the title this year, with an abject display lacking in creativity. It was City’s third title in seven seasons and easily its most convincing, with Pep Guardiola’s team 16 points clear and still having five ...

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Arsenal ease past Crystal Palace with 2-0 win

Crystal Palace

MNA Sports Desk: Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud scored with a superb, improvised backheeled volley to help the football team ease past struggling Crystal Palace with a 2-0 win, moving them into third spot in the Premier League. The win keeps Arsenal in sight of Premier League leaders Chelsea, while Harry Kane’s double bolstered Tottenham Hotspur’s ambitions as London’s triple assault on the title continues, reported news agency. Frenchman Giroud connected with Alexis Sanchez’s cross with a scorpion-like back heeled volley 17 minutes into Arsenal’s derby against Crystal Palace. Alex Iwobi made it 2-0 with a second-half header. Arsenal had started the ...

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Manchester City maintained imperious start

Manchester City

MNA Sports Desk: Manchester City maintained their imperious start to the season with a fifth straight victory on Saturday as Bournemouth were swept aside 4-0 to become the latest victims of Pep Guardiola’s table-toppers. Goals from Kevin De Bruyne, Kelechi Iheanacho, Raheem Sterling and Ilkay Guendogan, on his Premier League debut, wrapped up the points after another scintillating display from the title favourites who continue to lay down a marker to their rivals, reported news agency. Heading the chasing pack are Everton, who stayed two points behind City with a 3-1 home win over Middlesbrough, Gareth Barry marking his 600th ...

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