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Chelsea winger, Callum Hudson-Odoi, is ready to adjust and play in different roles to justify himself under new manager Thomas Tuchel.

Glenn Hoddle: No justification for Callum Hudson-Odoi treatment

Tuchel on Saturday brought Hudson-Odoi on a half-time as Chelsea chased an equaliser at St Mary’s, only to substitute the substitute 31 minutes later. The gamble by the German failed to pay off, with Chelsea having to settle for the 1-1 draw.
Goals at the start of each half earned West Ham a 2-1 victory over Tottenham to send the Hammers fourth in the Premier League table on Sunday.

West Ham compound Tottenham woes to go fourth in the Premier League

Michail Antonio made an immediate impact on his return to the side with a close-range finish after just five minutes – with his fifth goal against Spurs meaning Antonio has scored more Premier League goals against Tottenham than against any other side.
Atletico Madrid gave renewed hope to their La Liga title rivals on Saturday by losing 2-0 at home to Levante and missing the chance to extend their six-point lead at the top of the table.

Atletico Madrid stumble again lose 2-0 to Levante

Atletico Madrid gave renewed hope to their La Liga title rivals on Saturday by losing 2-0 at home to Levante and missing the chance to extend their six-point lead at the top of the table.
Bayern Munich crashed to a 2-1 defeat at Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday in the Bundesliga as the world champions showed chinks in their armour before they return to Champions League action next week.

Bayern Munich crash 2-1 at Frankfurt in Bundesliga

Bayern Munich crashed to a 2-1 defeat at Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday in the Bundesliga as the world champions showed chinks in their armour before they return to Champions League action next week.
Ralph Hasenhuttl has said he hoped Southampton’s draw against Chelsea was the start of his side returning to their normal selves after they ended a run of six successive Premier League defeats.

Southampton boss: A draw vs Chelsea feels like victory

Ralph Hasenhuttl has said he hoped Southampton’s draw against Chelsea was the start of his side returning to their normal selves after they ended a run of six successive Premier League defeats.
Mason Mount preserved Thomas Tuchel's unbeaten record as the Chelsea midfielder equalised from the penalty spot to earn a 1-1 draw at Southampton on Saturday.

Mason Mount penalty extends Tuchel’s unbeaten start at Chelsea

Tuchel's side trailed to a first half goal from Japan star Takumi Minamino at St Mary's. Mount came to the rescue as he won and converted the second half spot-kick that extended Tuchel's unbeaten run to seven matches in all competitions since he replaced the sacked Frank Lampard in January.
Arsenal set an unwanted record during Thursday night’s Europa League draw with Benfica which ended 1-1 after being caught offside 10 times.

Arsenal set unwanted record in Europa League tie vs Benfica

Arsenal set an unwanted record during Thursday night’s Europa League draw with Benfica which ended 1-1 after being caught offside 10 times.
Bukayo Saka celebrates his goal against Benfica. (Giuseppe Maffia-NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Arsenal boss vows to protect Bukayo Saka

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has promised to protect Bukayo Saka after the youngster scored the equaliser in their Europa League round of 32 first-leg draw against Benfica.
After yet another humbling defeat in the Champions League for Barcelona, coach Ronald Koeman does not seem too optimistic about his side’s progression into the next round of the competition.

Barcelona boss admits that comeback against PSG seems unlikely

After yet another humbling defeat in the Champions League for Barcelona, coach Ronald Koeman does not seem too optimistic about his side’s progression into the next round of the competition. The Dutchman was disappointed in the team’s performance, which seemed to lack a cutting edge all across the pitch.
Manchester United squandered a chance to put pressure on Premier League leaders Manchester City as Bruno Fernandes' equaliser spared their blushes in a 1-1 draw at struggling West Bromwich Albion on Sunday.

Manchester United’s title bid damaged after being held by West Brom

Manchester United squandered a chance to put pressure on Premier League leaders Manchester City as Bruno Fernandes' equaliser spared their blushes in a 1-1 draw at struggling West Bromwich Albion on Sunday.
Trent Alexander-Arnold believes Liverpool's performance against Leicester was one of their best despite losing 3-1.

Trent Alexander-Arnold: Liverpool put in ‘one of our best performances’ in Leicester defeat

The reigning Premier League champions took the lead midway through the second half through Mohamed Salah, but the hosts fired back 11 minutes later with a goal from James Maddison.
Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho has blamed Carlos Vinicius after their loss to Chelsea, saying the player doesn’t press his opponents with great intensity.

Jose Mourinho reveals what Spurs fans could have done against Chelsea

Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho has blamed his side’s recent defeat to rivals Chelsea on the continued shutout of supporters.
Liverpool boss, Jurgen Klopp, has blamed his boys for not playing according to his plans against Manchester City, saying they surrendered too early.

Liverpool boss: We gave Manchester City too much opportunity to beat us

Liverpool boss, Jurgen Klopp, has blamed his boys for not playing according to his plans against Manchester City, saying they surrendered too early.
Bruno Fernandes has called for disappointing Manchester United to win at all costs, insisting it doesn't matter how we play.

Bruno Fernandes calls for Manchester United to win at all costs

An Edinson Cavani header and a superb Fernandes strike gave the hosts a 2-0 half-time lead to defend, but Everton brought themselves level within ten minutes of the restart through goals from Abdoulaye Doucoure and James Rodriguez.
Drawing with Everton was a big blow for Manchester United, according to Paul Scholes, who says it will be difficult for the Red Devils to win the title now.

Paul Scholes: Everton draw a ‘big blow’ for Manchester United’s title chances

Drawing with Everton was a "big blow" for Manchester United, according to Paul Scholes, who says it will be "difficult" for the Red Devils to win the title now.
Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho has blamed Carlos Vinicius after their loss to Chelsea, saying the player doesn’t press his opponents with great intensity.

Jose Mourinho slams referee for spurs’ defeat to Chelsea

Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho criticised referee Andre Marriner’s performance as his side suffered a third consecutive defeat at the hands of his former club Chelsea.
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa wears a protective face shield and face mask. JEKESAI NJIKIZANA - AFP

Zimbabwe elite forced to confront crippled healthcare system

On January 20, Zimbabweans were shocked to hear the news of the death of Foreign Affairs Minister Sibusiso Moyo, the latest government official to succumb to Covid-19.
Paul Pogba has defended his former team-mate Zlatan Ibrahimovic against accusations of racism following the Swedish forward's clash with Romelu Lukaku on Tuesday.

Paul Pogba defends Zlatan Ibrahimovic against racism allegations

Paul Pogba has defended his former team-mate Zlatan Ibrahimovic against accusations of racism following the Swedish forward's clash with Romelu Lukaku on Tuesday.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has denied all allegations of using racist abuse during his on-field clash with Romelu Lukaku in the Coppa Italia match between Inter and AC Milan on Tuesday evening.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic denies using racist language in on-field spat with Romelu Lukaku in derby...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has denied all allegations of using racist abuse during his on-field clash with Romelu Lukaku in the Coppa Italia match between Inter and AC Milan on Tuesday evening.
Lionel Messi saw red - quite literally - during the latter stages of Sunday’s Spanish Super Cup final between Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao.

Leo Messi sent off as Athletic Bilbao beat Barcelona to win Super Cup

Inaki Williams’s brilliant strike in extra time earned Athletic Bilbao a 3-2 win over FC Barcelona in the Spanish Super Cup final on Sunday, with Lionel Messi sent off in the final stages.
Semi Ajayi equalised after the interval and Pereira's second penalty sealed West Brom's first win in eight league games.

West Brom sink Wolves to seal Allardyce’s first win

West Bromwich Albion won for the first time under new boss Sam Allardyce as Matheus Pereira's penalty double clinched a 3-2 Premier League victory at local rivals Wolves on Saturday.
Bundesliga, European and DFB-Pokal Cup champions, Bayern Munich, were knocked out of the DFB-Pokal Cup on Wednesday by lowly Holstein Kiel on penalties, after 90 minutes and extra time ended 2-2.

Bayern Munich knocked out by lowly Holstein Kiel in DFB-Pokal Cup

Bundesliga, European and DFB-Pokal Cup champions, Bayern Munich, were knocked out of the DFB-Pokal Cup on Wednesday by lowly Holstein Kiel on penalties, after 90 minutes and extra time ended 2-2.

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José Mourinho felt compelled to apologise to Eric Dier after substituting him after just 29 minutes of Tottenham’s 4-2 Champions League win over Olympiakos, which ensured the club’s qualification for the last 16 of the competition.

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