Harry Redknapp tells talkSPORT: Tottenham will be Manchester City's toughest test of the season
Harry Redknapp believes Tottenham will provide Manchester City with their toughest test of the season. City followed up their victory over bitter rivals Manchester United last weekend by thrashing Swansea on Wednesday night to make it a record 15 consecutive wins in the Premier League. Pep Guardiola's side have dropped only two points all season, but Redknapp reckons Spurs have a real chance of halting the runaway leaders' charge.
Dawid Malan hits first Test century as England make promising start to third Ashes Test
Dawid Malan's maiden Test century gave England the advantage on a spicy first day in Perth. Malan (110 not out) delivered the first hundred of England's Ashes campaign, while Mark Stoneman (56) and Jonny Bairstow (75no) played important hands too in a stumps total of 305 for four after captain Joe Root chose to bat in the third Test. First Stoneman, and then Malan, were in the eye of a storm as the WACA of old returned, with all its world-renowned pace and bounce, and Australia's seam attack was in its element.
Premier League round-up: Arsenal held by West Ham while Tottenham move into top four
West Ham 0-0 Arsenal Arsenal lost further ground on the Premier League pace-setters after they were held to a goalless draw at West Ham. A frustrating evening at the London Stadium saw the Gunners dominate for long spells but they were unable to break down a stubborn home side. And they were inches from a damaging defeat after Hammers sub Javier Hernandez hit the crossbar with a minute remaining.
Every Premier League club's best ever top flight start revealed
Manchester City have made the best ever start to a Premier League season. Pep Guardiola's side have won 49 points after 17 matches in 2017-18, winning 16 of their games and drawing the other. They have broken numerous records on the way to setting this record, but how do the other Premier League teams compare when looking at their best ever starts to the season? Click the right arrow, above, to see every current Premier League club's best ever start in the top flight, since the first campaign back in 1992-93...
Manchester United 1-0 Bournemouth: Red Devils rated and slated
Manchester United put last weekend's derby defeat behind them with a laboured win at home to Bournemouth. Romelu Lukaku's first half header was all that separated the two sides in a game where the hosts were fortunate to get all three points. David De Gea made a number of saves including Jermain Defoe's stinging strike late in the game. Victory sees the Red Devils cement their position in second place and are eleven points off Manchester City. So how did the United players perform? Click the right arrow above to see talkSPORT's player ratings...
Pep Guardiola hails his record-breaking Manchester City team
Pep Guardiola lauded his record-breaking Manchester City team as they brushed aside Swansea at the Liberty Stadium. City’s 4-0 win against the Swans extended their winning streak to 15 consecutive league games – a Premier League record – and helped to maintain their 11 point lead at the top of the table. Guardiola and his players’ efforts have seen Arsenal removed from the history books, having seen their 14-game winning streak in 2002 surpassed. And with his side seemingly cruising towards the league title, Guardiola took time to savour the moment.