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By the numbers - Leicester's record away win; Liverpool's unbeaten home streak

A wild weekend of football, and there's a fantastic bunch of numbers to sift through. ESPN brings you the best of the lot.

Premier League

Liverpool maintained their imperious form with a come-from-behind win against Tottenham, Manchester United finally remembered what it is like to win away from home in the league, Arsenal were held by high-flying Crystal Palace at home but the match of the weekend saw Leicester City driving a train through Southampton at St. Mary's.


Can we start this with any...

Numbers: Man United stop Liverpool one short of two records

Another fantastic weekend of football brings with it another great bunch of numbers to sift through. ESPN brings you the best of the lot: 

Premier League

Manchester City, Chelsea, and Leicester won, Tottenham eked out a draw, but the headline match of the weekend in England was between the nation's two most successful teams. Manchester United may not be the force they once were, but their game against Liverpool lived up to the billing.

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In their 1-1 draw, United ended Liverpool's PL winning...

Real Madrid spent big this summer but Bale, James and the old guard still reign supreme

ESPN FC's Sid Lowe joins the panel to talk how Spanish football will respond to the tragic death of Luis Enrique's 9-year-old daughter, Xana.
Zinedine Zidane's been relying heavily on his established, aging stars despite a summer of heavy spending in Madrid.

It was Saturday afternoon. The sun was out, the bars were full and they were back at the Bernabéu. They'd waited a long time; there hadn't been a truly meaningful game there for six long, depressing months, not since the week they lost everything, beaten by Ajax, beaten by Barcelona twice, just beaten. There had been no game at all for over three months when they'd watched Real Madrid lose, ending the season as they'd played it. Those that had watched, that is: many had walked. Attendances...

Numbers: Patrick van Aanholt joins Thierry Henry in rare Fergie Time feat

Another topsy-turvy weekend of European football, and another weekend of scarcely believable numbers. Some results were expected. Some, not so much. 

Premier League


Crystal Palace have beaten Manchester United in the Premier League for the first time in the competition's history. In fact, before Jordan Ayew and Patrick van Aanholt got their goals, the last time Palace even took the lead against United in league competition at Old Trafford was in 1979, when David Swindlehurst scored in an...

The Moyes Legacy: Ex-Man United manager's long-term contract finally expires

You're forgiven for not recalling, but June 30, 2019, marks a significant date in the diaries of all Manchester United fans.

For that momentous date sees -- finally -- the expiration of the six-year contract signed by David Moyes when he took over as Old Trafford manager in 2013.

- Ogden: United heading for more transfer misery
- When does the transfer window close?

Moyes was supposed to be the man to carry the torch passed to him by Sir Alex Ferguson after being hand-picked as his successor. A...

Transfer To-Do Lists: What Man United, Liverpool, Barca, every top club in Europe must do this summer

There are several weeks left in the 2019 summer transfer window, but all of Europe's top clubs have a lot of shopping and selling left to do before they can consider themselves ready for the new campaign.

With that in mind, we asked ESPN FC's experts to canvass the big teams and get a sense of their to-do lists over the next two months. What's the biggest thing they need to tackle? Which one player could make the difference? And which players should be sold in order to make room?

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