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Premier League: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Chelsea v Liverpool could be a Friday night thriller, Leicester and Tottenham both need a routine home win, and Mark Hughes is feeling the heat at StokeLiverpool are in rampant attacking form, Eden Hazard seems to be on song again, Diego Costa is back to his magnificent and provocative best and David Luiz is set for his second Chelsea debut: everything points to the most entertaining Premier League match of the season so far and another momentous match between two clubs who have built up a rich back catalogue of classics together. Given the wonderful maelstrom that is likely to be unleashed, it will be a big and surprising vote of confidence from the respective managers if Daniel Sturridge and...

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Imperious Riyad Mahrez leaves Leicester fans in celebratory mood in Belgium

Claudio Ranieri described Leicester’s prospects of winning the Champions League as ‘impossible’ but their travelling fans were of a different opinionOne down, 12 matches to go. “Impossible,” says Claudio Ranieri and the Leicester City manager may well be right when he rules out the prospect of the English champions being crowned kings of Europe, but the first step on a long road to the final was taken with the minimum of fuss on a balmy evening in Belgium.The phrase ‘dream start’ barely does it justice as Leicester’s inaugural Champions League match turned into a belated extension of their title celebrations, with Ranieri’s players cantering to a victory that was every bit as comfortable as the scoreline suggests. “Don’t take me...

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