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Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

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Rashford displays his best and most frustrating qualities while Watkins and Eze lay down Euro 2024 markers

Manchester City are inevitable. It’s the quality that struck such fear into Manchester United in a derby that rarely seemed destined to be anything other than victory for the champions. And that includes the 48 minutes United were a goal ahead. Liverpool and Arsenal could only look on in vain hope, even when Erling Haaland delivered one of the greatest misses in Premier League history. City kept their cool. United’s latest derby humbling reminded there is so much more to Pep Guardiola’s team than the Kevin De Bruyne-Haaland partnership. At 23, it can feel like there are no more worlds to conquer for Phil Foden, the match-winner. And Rodri, who performs the same safety-catch service Sergio Busquets supplied for Guardiola’s Barcelona team, remained switched on in the dying seconds to rob Sofyan Amrabat and set up a cleansing goal for Haaland. United players left the field exhausted by attempting to live with the untouchable. John Brewin

Match report: Manchester City 3-1 Manchester United

Absolutely not’: Ten Hag denies United are way behind City

Match report: Nottingham Forest 0-1 Liverpool

Continue reading…Rashford displays his best and most frustrating qualities while Watkins and Eze lay down Euro 2024 markersManchester City are inevitable. It’s the quality that struck such fear into Manchester United in a derby that rarely seemed destined to be anything other than victory for the champions. And that includes the 48 minutes United were a goal ahead. Liverpool and Arsenal could only look on in vain hope, even when Erling Haaland delivered one of the greatest misses in Premier League history. City kept their cool. United’s latest derby humbling reminded there is so much more to Pep Guardiola’s team than the Kevin De Bruyne-Haaland partnership. At 23, it can feel like there are no more worlds to conquer for Phil Foden, the match-winner. And Rodri, who performs the same safety-catch service Sergio Busquets supplied for Guardiola’s Barcelona team, remained switched on in the dying seconds to rob Sofyan Amrabat and set up a cleansing goal for Haaland. United players left the field exhausted by attempting to live with the untouchable. John BrewinMatch report: Manchester City 3-1 Manchester UnitedAbsolutely not’: Ten Hag denies United are way behind CityMatch report: Nottingham Forest 0-1 Liverpool Continue reading…