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Sunderland off the bottom as Leicester crash again

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Sunderland (United Kingdom) (AFP) Sunderland climbed off the bottom of the Premier League as Leicester City's disastrous title defencesuffered another blow with a 2-1 defeat at the Stadium of Light on Saturday.

Robert Huth's own goal and a Jermain Defoe effort put Sunderland in control in the second half and Shinji Okazaki's strike came too late to prevent a fifth defeat in nine league games for Leicester.

Sunderland off the bottom as Leicester crash again

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Sunderland (United Kingdom) (AFP) Sunderland climbed off the bottom of the Premier League as Leicester City's disastrous title defencesuffered another blow with a 2-1 defeat at the Stadium of Light on Saturday.

Robert Huth's own goal and a Jermain Defoe effort put Sunderland in control in the second half and Shinji Okazaki's strike came too late to prevent a fifth defeat in nine league games for Leicester.

Chelsea rock title rivals City, Sunderland off the bottom

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London (AFP) Chelsea cemented their position on top of the Premier League with a 3-1 victory at title rivals Manchester City, who had Sergio Aguero and Fernandinho dismissed in a fiery finale, while Sunderland climbed off the bottom with a 2-1 win against Leicester on Saturday.

Gary Cahill's own goal from a Jesus Navas cross gifted City the lead on the stroke of half-time, but Diego Costa equalised with a clinical finish in the 60th minute.

Chelsea rock title rivals City, Sunderland off the bottom

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London (AFP) Chelsea cemented their position on top of the Premier League with a 3-1 victory at title rivals Manchester City, who had Sergio Aguero and Fernandinho dismissed in a fiery finale, while Sunderland climbed off the bottom with a 2-1 win against Leicester on Saturday.

Gary Cahill's own goal from a Jesus Navas cross gifted City the lead on the stroke of half-time, but Diego Costa equalised with a clinical finish in the 60th minute.

Ranieri defends spluttering Leicester

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Sunderland (United Kingdom) (AFP) With their Premier League title defence in disarray, Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri has been forced to defend the spluttering champions ahead of Saturday's trip to Sunderland.

Ranieri backed his title-winning stars after criticism of their league form, which has fallen well below last season's remarkable standards.

Video: Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson and Joel Matip’s behind-the-scenes tactical discussion vs Sunderland

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While we wait for the second half... We went behind the scenes at Anfield this weekend see what we captured: https://t.co/FrjQNVm3Lq...

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Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp Urges Anfield Crowd To Get Behind Team As Reds Leave It Late v Sunderland (Video)

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Liverpool the pressure on Chelsea at the top of the Premier League on Saturday, courtesy of a hard-fought 2-0 win at Anfield against a stubborn Sunderland side.

Jurgen Klopp was his usual animated self on the sidelines throughout the games, with the Reds' boss, unimpressed by the support of the Anfield faithful, desperately urging the home fans to get behind their team.

Video: Liverpool keeper Loris Karius puts a goal-kick behind for a corner

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Den her så man ikke på tv. Karius med gode fødder

Video: Jurgen Klopp’s press conference after Liverpool 2-0 Sunderland

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp spoke to reporters after his side's 2-0 win over Sunderland at Anfield this afternoon. The Reds seemed to be...

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Tweets and Photos: Liverpool players react to beating Sunderland

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We are Liverpool!! Mad love❤ we did this all together! Thoughts are with @Phil_Coutinho hope to see you back soon bro

Video: Goalscorer Divock Origi’s message to Liverpool fans after beating Sunderland

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Kind words from @DivockOrigi!

Video: Philippe Coutinho injury update from Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has given fans an update on Philippe Coutinho's injury. The Brazil international was stretchered off with what...

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Photos: Liverpool’s Ben Woodburn makes his Premier League debut vs Sunderland

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A @premierleague debut and 3⃣ points in the bag. An unforgettable day for @BenWoodburn!

Origi, Milner help Liverpool sink Sunderland

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Liverpool (AFP) Divock Origi and James Milner pitched in with second-half goals as Liverpool finally broke down stubborn Sunderland in a 2-0 victory on Saturday.

Jurgen Klopp's side will happily take the three points from this Premier League clashas their patience was pushed to the limits in a war of attrition at Anfield.

Origi, Milner help Liverpool sink Sunderland

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Liverpool (AFP) Divock Origi and James Milner pitched in with second-half goals as Liverpool finally broke down stubborn Sunderland in a 2-0 victory on Saturday.

Jurgen Klopp's side will happily take the three points from this Premier League clashas their patience was pushed to the limits in a war of attrition at Anfield.

Yaya Toure, Virgil van Dijk and other names for your fantasy team… Names of the Premier League, weeks 11 and 12

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Names of the Premier League is our regular weekly feature on Just Football selecting the star players from each round of Premier League action. With no more international breaks until March, the...

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Where to find Liverpool vs. Sunderland on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch Liverpool vs. Sunderland, you've come to the right place.

After Liverpool's disappointing 0-0 draw against Southampton last week, the Reds have a chance to close the gap at the top of the Premier League table with a win. Sunderland, meanwhile, will be cautious but also feeling optimistic after getting their first win last week.

Where to find Liverpool vs. Sunderland on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch Liverpool vs. Sunderland, you've come to the right place.

After Liverpool's disappointing 0-0 draw against Southampton last week, the Reds have a chance to close the gap at the top of the Premier League table with a win. Sunderland, meanwhile, will be cautious but also feeling optimistic after getting their first win last week.

Video: Jurgen Klopp previews Liverpool vs Sunderland

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp held a pre-match press conference today ahead of this weekend's Premier League clash with Sunderland at Anfield....

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Photos: Liverpool training ahead of Sunderland game

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Alan Shearer’s Surprising Comments On Sunderland

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I have a friend Peter here in Raleigh who was born and bred in Sunderland and follows the side over here in the US. He's not too happy at the moment although two successive wins gives all Sunderland supporters hope they can survive in the Premier League this season. Butit will be a struggle and [..

Stadium Of Dark: Jermain Defoe Becomes Eighth Player To Score 150 Premier League Goals As Lights Go Out In Sunderland (Photos)

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Jermain Defoe netted his 150th Premier League goal on Saturday, as Sunderland secured a precious 3-0 home win against Hull.

However, the game was temporarily suspended in the second-half after, in the mother of all ironies, the lights went out at the Stadium of Light.

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Defoe netted his first-ever Premier League goal for West Ham in a 3-2 win over Ipswich on 28 October 2001.

Five Premier League Managers Most Likely To Be Sacked Before December

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Traditionally, November and December are the months that managers in the Premier League mostly lose their jobs. A recent study reveals that 30% of all managers sacked in the Premier League history are during these two months.

The reason is that by this point the clubs owners get a fair idea about the season’s overall performance.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Jamie Vardy, Ross Barkley: 11 Premier League Underachievers after 11 Games

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De Roon denies Man City, first win for Sunderland

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London (AFP) Marten de Roon's stoppage-time header earned Middlesbrough a 1-1 draw at Manchester City on Saturday to leave Pep Guardiola's side in a vulnerable position at the Premier League summit.

Sergio Aguero's 150th City goal looked to have sent his side three points clear, but De Roon brought the Etihad Stadium back to earth following Tuesday's brilliant 3-1 win over Barcelona in the Champions League.

Defoe ends Sunderland woe

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Bournemouth (United Kingdom) (AFP) Jermain Defoe's second-half penalty gave 10-man Sunderland their first win at the 11th attempt in the Premier League this season as they beat Bournemouth 2-1 away on Saturday.

The 34-year-old former England striker's sixth goal of the season against a team where he spent a productive season on loan as an 18-year-old scoring 18 goals for them completed the Black Cats comeback.

Defoe ends Sunderland woe

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Bournemouth (United Kingdom) (AFP) Jermain Defoe's second-half penalty gave 10-man Sunderland their first win at the 11th attempt in the Premier League this season as they beat Bournemouth 2-1 away on Saturday.

The 34-year-old former England striker's sixth goal of the season against a team where he spent a productive season on loan as an 18-year-old scoring 18 goals for them completed the Black Cats comeback.

Who was your ‘Man of the Match’ against Sunderland?

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Gooch to see specialist for ankle injury

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It's been a fantastic start to the season for Lynden Gooch, so an injury setback comes as a major disappointment to the U.S. Men's National Team midfielder.

After being stretchered off during a Sunderland U-23 match against Tottenham with an ankle injury, Gooch will have to see a specialist for potential ligament damage, Sunderland manager David Moyes stated in his pre-match press conference.

Gooch stretchered off with ankle injury in Sunderland U-23 match

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Lynden Gooch has established himself as a member of the Sunderland first team, but the U.S. Men's National Team winger faces a major setback after picking up an injury while getting minutes on the reserve level.

Featuring for Sunderland's reserves, Gooch was stretchered off during a game against Tottenham due to an apparent ankle injury.

Liverpool

Visualized: Liverpool 2-0 Sunderland


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Previous Match Infographics: Southampton (a), Watford (h), Crystal Palace (a), West Brom (h), United (h), Swansea (a), Hull (h), Chelsea (a), Leicester (h), Tottenham (a), Burnley (a), Arsenal (a)


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First and foremost, despite the struggles and frustrations, Liverpool won.

Klopp hails Kop roar as Liverpool see off Sunderland

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Liverpool (AFP) Jurgen Klopp saluted the Anfield crowd after they willed Liverpool to a 2-0 victory against Sunderland.

Klopp's sidewere involved in a war of attritionon Saturday as failed to break down Sunderland during the first half.

After the re-start, Reds boss Klopp ran down the touchline to implore the Kop to sing louder and it seemed to havethe desiredeffect.

Klopp hails Kop roar as Liverpool see off Sunderland

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Liverpool (AFP) Jurgen Klopp saluted the Anfield crowd after they willed Liverpool to a 2-0 victory against Sunderland.

Klopp's sidewere involved in a war of attritionon Saturday as failed to break down Sunderland during the first half.

After the re-start, Reds boss Klopp ran down the touchline to implore the Kop to sing louder and it seemed to havethe desiredeffect.

Liverpool 2-0 Sunderland

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Goals:
Origi 75'
Milner 90+1' [pen]

This team does not ever stop. And there's one man responsible for that.

Let's go back a little bit. We're just past the hour mark. It's 0-0. Again.

Liverpool are dismal in front of goal for the second-straight match, dominating tenor, tempo, and possession but held scoreless, flailing against a double-parked double-decker bus.

Confirmed Team News: Liverpool vs Sunderland lineups

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Liverpool v Sunderland 11.26.16

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10am ET, live in the US on NBC Sports

Last four head-to-head:
2-2 (h) 02.06.16
1-0 Liverpool (a) 12.30.15
1-0 Liverpool (a) 01.10.15
0-0 (h) 12.06.14

Last three matches:
Liverpool: 0-0 Southampton (a); 6-1 Watford (h); 4-2 Palace (a)
Sunderland: 3-0 Hull (h); 2-1 Bournemouth (a); 1-4 Arsenal (h)

Goalscorers (league):
Liverpool: Mané 6; Coutinho, Firmino 5; Milner 4; Lallana 3; Can, Lovren 2; Henderson, Matip, WIjnaldum 1
Sunderland: Defoe 7; Anichebe 3; van Aanholt 2

Referee: Anthony Taylor

Guess at a line-up:
Karius
Clyne Matip Lovren Milner
Wijnaldum Henderson Can
Mané Firmino Coutinho

Each week it feels as if it's getting easier to predict Liverpool's XI, but each week, Liverpool deploy a different XI, having gone 40 league games without starting the same lineup in consecutive matches.

Video: Marcus Rashford, Nathaniel Clyne and Theo Walcott test Jordan Pickford and Tom Heaton

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Manchester United

Moyes still won’t admit any United mistakes

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David Moyes' time as Manchester United manager was an unmitigated disaster, with the current Sunderland manager taking the champions of England to seventh in the title. We finished below Everton, his former club, despite signing their top scorer from the season before, yet Moyes has never admitted any of his failings.

Man Utd and Spurs linked with Jordan Pickford

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Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford is a transfer target for Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur, according to the Sunderland Echo. Pickford,...

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The Rest

Videos: Chelsea’s Lewis Baker, Celtic’s Moussa Dembele and Duncan Watmore on the scoresheet as France U21 beat England U21

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.@SunderlandAFC striker Duncan Watmore opens the scoring for @England U21s with a sublime chip.