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ICYMI: Tottenham stretch lead at top
Tottenham stretched their lead at the top of the early Premier League table to five points — until Saturday at least — after a 2-1 win at Crystal Palace.
Joel Ward’s own goal broke the deadlock and Son Heung-min added a second in the 66th minute to earn Ange Postecoglou’s side an eighth win in 10 games.
Jordan Ayew served up a scare when he halved the deficit in added time after a lengthy VAR review, but there was no further late drama.
Manchester City and Arsenal — both on 21 points — can close the gap over the weekend if they beat Manchester United and Sheffield United respectively.
The weekend starts here…
Ready for another bumper football weekend? Course you are.
This one includes a Manchester derby and a Clasico between Barcelona and Real Madrid, with tensions simmering more than usual in the build-up, but there’s plenty more to look forward to.
We’ll guide you through the best of the action and bring you the latest on the big stories — stay with us.