Everton manager Sam Allardyce says poor defending is to blame for the Toffees’ 1-0 defeat to Watford at Vicarage Road.
Huddersfield manager David Wagner describes his side’s 2-1 win over West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns as ‘a proper belter’.
West Bromwich Albion manager Alan Pardew says he was disappointed with his side’s “ugly” performance after they lost 2-1 to Huddersfield at The Hawthorns.
Brighton manager Chris Hughton praises his sides clinical finishing after their 4-1 win over Swansea City at the Amex Stadium.
Substitute Manolo Gabbiadini helped relegation-threatened Southampton snatch a controversial last-gasp point to prolong Burnley’s winless run. Sean Dyche’s Clarets were as high as fourth in December, but their European dreams have diminished thanks to a lengthy run without a Premier League victory.
Ashley Barnes looked to have propelled Burnley to a much-needed victory, only for their winless top-flight run to extend to an 11th match as Gabbiadini fired home late on to snatch Saints a 1-1 draw.
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Real Madrid’s strikeforce hit back with a vengeance when Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema all scored in a 4-0 La Liga win over Alavés as the champions moved within four points of second-placed Atlético Madrid.
Ronaldo returned to the starting lineup after being rested for Wednesday’s game with Leganés and, after shaking off a painful ankle knock, the Portuguese put Real ahead on the stroke of half-time, taking advantage of a clever backheel from Benzema.
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez feels the Magpies missed the opportunity to win the game against Bournemouth after wasting a string of chances.
West Ham manager David Moyes praises his side’s performance despite losing 4-1 against Liverpool at Anfield.
Swansea City boss Carlos Carvalhal admits his tactical gambles didn’t work as the Swans were beaten 4-1 by Brighton and Hove Albion.
Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino is pleased to have picked up an “important” point after his side scored a controversial late equaliser at Turf Moor.