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Man United battle back to salvage a draw, but fail to put Saints to the sword

Man United fought back from two goals down in a chaotic first-half but fizzled out in an uneventful second period at St Mary's.

MANCHESTER, England -- Three quick thoughts from Southampton's 2-2 Premier League draw with Manchester United at St. Mary's on Saturday.

1. United come back to earn point on mixed night

On the one hand, this was a point gained for Manchester United after a disastrous start against relegation-threatened Southampton. On the other, it does not seem enough that, having dug themselves out of a hole, they rarely threatened to swing the match decisively in their favour. Romelu Lukaku and Ander Herrera...

Liverpool maintain perfect start as Jurgen Klopp reaches managerial milestone

LIVERPOOL, England -- Three quick thoughts from Liverpool's 3-0 win over Southampton on Saturday afternoon.

1. Liverpool show no signs of complacency as they cruise past Southampton

It was game No. 600 in management for Jurgen Klopp and the Liverpool boss will have had few more straightforward matches than this one.

Liverpool had their sixth-straight Premier League win sewn up at half-time to maintain their flawless start and reclaim top spot from Chelsea.

A Wesley Hoedt own goal after 10 minutes...

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, Southampton's Danny Ings have bet on who'll score more goals

Danny Ings has described Mohamed Salah as 'a good friend' and said their bet on goals is 'a bit of a laugh'
Danny Ings has described Mohamed Salah as 'a good friend' and said their bet on goals is 'a bit of a laugh'.

Danny Ings has revealed he has entered into an ambitious wager with former Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah over which player will end the season with the most goals to their name.

Salah amassed 44 goals in just 52 appearances for the Reds in 2017-18, while Ings scored just one goal for the club in a frustrating, injury-blighted campaign.

However, the latter has since left Anfield on loan to return to boyhood club Southampton, where he has hit the ground running with two goals in his first four...

Premier League: Man City, Liverpool fight for title; Man United uncertainty under Mourinho

After a record-breaking campaign in 2017-18, the FC crew assess the expectations for Manchester City in the Premier League this season.
With Jose Mourinho's antics reaching a tipping point this preseason, the FC panel examine the effect it's having on Man United's dressing room.
Jurgen Klopp contends his top players 'don't use Liverpool and then go,' but Shaka Hislop explains why that's not a sure thing.
The ESPN FC panel answer your tweets on Man City's Champions League chances, Milan's top-four hopes and Herc's questionable wardrobe selection.

The Premier League is back! A new season brings fresh optimism and hope for the campaign ahead -- but how are the clubs shaping up?

ESPN FC's club correspondents, bloggers and staff run the rule over all 20 teams and predict their final position in 2018-19. 

Using last season's table, with the three promoted teams at the bottom, here's a look at each club's season ahead.

MAN CITY

Biggest signing and biggest loss: It's hard to think that there was too much missing from Manchester City's...

Transfer Rater: Paco Alcacer to Southampton and Paul Pogba to Paris Saint-Germain

Rumours
The latest transfer rumours from around the world.

Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; the higher the score, the more realistic and reliable the Whisper.

Here are today's top five emerging whispers. And keep an eye on Transfer Talk for all the latest gossip.

Paco Alcacer to Southampton

Barcelona's clear intent to trim the deadwood from their squad this summer may ultimately lead to the sale of Paco Alcacer. Although the Spanish...

 By Chris Wright

Southampton's cheeky review of trip to Swansea after 'dark arts' room cancellation

Perhaps it was mere coincidence, but suspicions were raised when Southampton travelled to Swansea on Tuesday for their crucial relegation face-off, only to find their prematch preparations had been derailed.

Saints manager Mark Hughes hinted there may have been "dark arts" at play as his side first had their hotel booking cancelled at short notice before being informed their police escort through the city rush hour had also been scotched.

However, Hughes' team defied the multiple setbacks to escape...