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What's trending: Arsenal, Tottenham stumble in Premier League title race

Here are the latest stories from Thursday.

ARSENALArsene Wenger blamed bad luck for Arsenal's 2-1 loss to Swansea on Wednesday, but he admitted that his players may be struggling with confidence after a third straight defeat.

- Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech will miss the crucial North London derby against Tottenham after being injured near the end of the defeat to Swansea.

- The Gunners' title hopes took a disastrous turn as a pair of tactical shifts helped Swansea leave the Emirates with all three points, writes Michael Cox, while Aaron Ramsey's slump continued with a sloppy display, warranting a 4/10 in Tom Adams' player ratings.

TOTTENHAM: West Ham were superior to title-chasing Tottenham in Wednesday's 1-0 win, but Mauricio Pochettino's side are still in the hunt, writes Iain Macintosh.

- With a chance to go top of the league, Tottenham travelled to West Ham and duly turned in their worst performance of the season, says Ben Pearce.

Mauricio Pochettino lamented Tottenham's uncharacteristic first-half display as the Spurs blew the chance to go top of the Premier League.

LIVERPOOLJurgen Klopp praised his Liverpool players for channelling their anger at losing the Capital One Cup final to produce a "brilliant" performance as they beat Manchester City 3-0.

- Coming so soon after Sunday's Capital One Cup final heartbreak, Liverpool's triumph over City was just what the doctor ordered, says Steven Kelly.

- Vincent Kompany described this time of year as "hunting season," but it was Liverpool who were doing the hunting on Wednesday night, writes Richard Jolly.

MAN CITYManuel Pellegrini said Manchester City must forget about the title race and concentrate on regaining their Premier League form after their 3-0 defeat to Liverpool.

- Man City's curse at Anfield continued as a woeful team display culminated in a deserved defeat, writes Simon Curtis.

MAN UNITED: Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal said that the club are still struggling through games, despite winning four in a row in all competitions, culminating in Wednesday night's 1-0 win against Watford at Old Trafford.

- Juan Mata was the star of the show for United as his late free kick earned a victory over Watford and a 9/10 in Musa Okwonga's ratings.

REAL MADRID: A depleted Real Madrid side failed to produce a galvanising performance at Levante following their derby defeat to Atletico but still earned a 3-1 win.

- It wasn't easy, but eventually Toni Kroos and Casemiro were able to navigate Real Madrid past Levante, writes Rob Train.

- Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane praised the performance and commitment of his younger squad players after their victory against Levante.

BUNDESLIGABayern Munich suffered their first home defeat since April as Borussia Dortmund closed the gap at the top of the Bundesliga to five points.

INTER MILAN: Holders Juventus survived a thrilling comeback by Inter Milan to win 5-3 on penalties and book their place in the Coppa Italia final against AC Milan.

MLS: The inaugural campaign for an MLS expansion team can be painful. In Year 2, New York City FC and Orlando City SC aim to learn from their mistakes, writes Jeff Carlisle.

SUNDERLAND: Former Sunderland winger Adam Johnson has been found guilty of one charge of sexual activity with a child by a jury at Bradford Crown Court and not guilty on a second charge.



Come back for another review of the trending stories across world football.


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