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Jonjoe Kenny praises Everton boss Marco Silva's tactics



thai sbo Everton defender Jonjoe Kenny has played recently, with Seamus Coleman out injured. Jonjoe Kenny may just have suggested that he finally feels he can thrive at Everton under Marco Silva on his side's official website. Kenny has come into Everton's team in recent weeks, and the youngster has not looked out of place.

The England youth international has shown a great deal of energy down the right-hand side, and proved a threat going forward. And Kenny feels that the freedom that Silva gives Everton's team allows him to thrive. He said: "I am high up the pitch now and it is not just about putting the ball anywhere, you want to be picking out players.

"That is the level you have to reach. I want to be getting more assists. thai sbo Leighton Baines has got tons and tons of assists because he is picking people out and putting in great balls. "People might mistake me for just a defensive right-back but with our style of play, now, I can get forward and show people how good I am. "I want to be bombing forward and putting in crosses. You have to keep the back door shut but if I have the chance to go forward I will."

Kenny did have chances at Everton last season, but Sam Allardyce rather kept the Toffees full-backs on a leash. Allardyce's defensive minded approach was criticised from large sections of Everton's crowd, and Kenny seems to have suggested that it didn't get the best out of him. Everton have made a rather inconsistent start to the season, thai sbo but have shown signs of promise under Silva so far. The Merseyside outfit return to action after the international break with a match against Crystal Palace.

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Three key battles as Liverpool take on Man City - including a tussle between this 148-goal superstar and £75m powerhouse


sbobet24 Liverpool vs Manchester City - Three key battles that could decide the game
Jurgen Klopp's men were going great guns in the Premier League with six wins out of six and recorded their best-ever start to a Premier League season. The Reds successfully replicated their domestic form in the UEFA Champions League with a stunning 3-2 victory over Paris Saint-Germain on matchday one.

But since then, the Reds have just suffered a slight dip in form. A 2-1 defeat in the Carabao Cup at the hands against Chelsea was followed by a satisfactory 1-1 draw against the Blues the following weekend. However, Liverpool were outplayed by Napoli in the Champions League as the Reds crumbled to a 1-0 defeat, courtesy a last-minute winner by Lorenzo Insigne.

Leroy Sane vs Trent Alexander-Arnold
Leroy Sane was one of the cornerstones of City's stellar season last time around but he found regular minutes hard to come by in the first few games. However, the German has proved his worth after being reinstated in the starting line-up. sbobet24 He has troubled defenders with his tireless running down the left. Not only has he made purposeful runs but has also linked up well with the likes of Sergio Aguero and David Silva. He has been great with his deliveries into the box and was by far City's most impressive player against Hoffenheim in the Champions League.

Trent Alexander-Arnold has grown into one of the best young full-backs in England. He has been influential with his contribution in both halves of the pitch. Strong on the tackle and quick to read the game, the youngster is likely to give Leroy Sane a good run for his money. However, he has struggled with his positioning in the previous two games which might just give the German an edge in this duel.

Sergio Aguero vs Virgil van Dijk
Sunday's encounter is also set to witness the battle between arguably the best No.9 and the best centre-back in the Premier League. While van Dijk, who joined Liverpool for £75m, ticks all the boxes for a complete defender, Sergio Aguero has all the attributes of a complete centre-forward.

Both these men have been in tremendous form this season. Aguero, who has cumulatively scored 148 goals in the Premier League, has already netted five goals so far. sbobet24 The Dutchman, on the other hand, has helped his team keep four clean sheets in the Premier League this season. However, as prolific a forward as he is, Aguero is yet to score a goal at Anfield and that might just be a psychological advantage for Liverpool.
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Opinion: Assessing Whether Eden Hazard Will Win The Ballon d'Or


sbobet thai Eden Hazard is entering the peak of his powers and playing very well for Chelsea at the moment. Without any second thought, we all know Hazard is one of the best in the world right now and he's there along with the best. But, does he have what it takes to win the top prize in football like Messi and Ronaldo do? To know more, let's understand his strengths and weaknesses and something about Chelsea too.

Strengths:
Hazard is always criticized for his lack of goal scoring prowess. With a return of 15 goals and 7 assists in Premiere league and Champions League last season in 35 appearances (7 Substitutes) he's not there yet with the games' best yet. But he can certainly get there in Chelsea's current system under Sarri.

Weakness:
Hazard is always criticized for his lack of goal scoring prowess. sbobet thai With a return of 15 goals and 7 assists in Premiere league and Champions League last season in 35 appearances (7 Substitutes) he's not there yet with the games' best yet. But he can certainly get there in Chelsea's current system under Sarri.

Hazard & Chelsea:
Hazard's lowest returns in the past seasons may be due to the systems he mostly played under Mourinho and Conte. Both are defensive minded coaches who mostly deploy counter-attacking tactics. This has even led Hazard to publicly express his discontent and his desire play under more attack-minded coach who was only convinced by Sarri's arrival to continue in Chelsea colours.

Under Sarri, Hazard is given more freedom to roam all over the pitch and he is also free of any defensive duties. He is enjoying his life under the new manager and has already matched half of his goals tally from last campaign (6 Goals). sbobet thai In this current form and under Sarri, Hazard can be one of the best and maybe even the best in the world in the coming years.
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Liverpool v Manchester City: How the front threes operate differently



บอล ส เต็ ป Liverpool and Manchester City both play with a front three, but how do they operate differently? Danny Higginbotham offers his tactical insight ahead of the Super Sunday's clash on Sky Sports Premier League. mMohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane have started all seven Premier League games up front for Liverpool so far this season, scoring nine goals between them.

Meanwhile, City's front three is more interchangeable, with one of Sergio Aguero or Gabriel Jesus the focal point up top, while Raheem Sterling and Leroy Sane are often favoured out wide ahead of Riyad Mahrez. Opposing managers Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola will focus heavily on quelling the other's attack, but that is easier said than done. Here, Higginbotham outlines the challenges facing both defences at Anfield on Super Sunday.

Liverpool: Firmino's selfless play
"It's a similar system, played in very different ways, บอล ส เต็ ป " Higginbotham told Sky Sports News, with Liverpool relying on the movement of both Firmino and Naby Keita - who is expected to be fit for Sunday's match - to create space for Salah and Mane in behind. "Keita and Firmino's movement is excellent, especially off the ball in Firmino's case.

"We talk about Firmino being a very selfless player, and we know Salah and Mane start out wide and like to drive inside. Firmino drops deep continuously because he tries to drag centre-backs with him into areas they don't want to go into. บอล ส เต็ ป "That then leaves room for Salah or Mane to have one-v-one situations, while Keita has reversed roles with Firmino.
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Why Bristol City's former Aston Villa stars should celebrate if they score tonight


thai sbo Bristol City will reflect on last week with disappointment. It got off to such a promising start grinding out the win against Sheffield United but culminated in Lee Johnson apologising for his side's performance. The week got worse with the news that Tomas Kalas will be out for six weeks with injury.

Kalas had jaw surgery which sounds nasty and, to add insult to injury, it was a clash with his team mate Marley Watkins that did the damage - but perhaps his absence will give players such as Nathan Baker and Bailey Wright a chance to step up. Friday night's performance was dire, I felt sympathy for the fans that made the long trip through the traffic to support the Robins.

By all accounts the journey was long and delayed and to be met thai sbo by such a bad game must have been salt in the wound. Over 500 fans made the trip, which for a Friday night is impressive. I don't think Wigan were particularly impressive, and if Famara Diedhiou could have taken his chance late on perhaps a point would have been fair given two underwhelming sides.

After two defeats Lee Johnson and his staff will be looking for a reaction on Friday night against Aston Villa, a side who have also had a tough time of late. John McGinn scored an absolute screamer at the weekend but it was not enough to save them from another defeat to Sheffield Wednesday. Their form has been pretty poor so City will take some comfort in that, but they will not take comfort in welcoming back Tammy Abraham.

Eyebrows were raised when Abraham went to Villa in summer. Many Robins fans wanted him back at Ashton Gate, particularly when he was rumoured to be going to a Championship side on loan. We all know why, he was prolific for Bristol City with 23 goals in 41 appearances.

His form, he will have hoped, might have earned him a chance back at parent club Chelsea, but last season he was loaned out to Swansea. This was, at least, a chance, for Abraham to prove himself at the highest level. It started well but his season petered out with just 5 goals in 31 games. At Aston Villa, he has one goal so far, but the Ashton Gate crowd will be so wary of him.

That said, thai sbo this could be a good time to face the Villains - just one win in eight has led to questions once again being asked of Steve Bruce. I truly believe managers need time, which is something rarely afforded to them.

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[size=200]Rangers' win sent title rivals ominous message after Gerrard's changes
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sbobet asia Glasgow Rangers cruised through to the League Cup semi-final with an emphatic win at Ibrox. Rangers may have been heavy favourites for their League Cup clash with Ayr on Wednesday night, but Steven Gerrard will inevitably be delighted with the way that the Gers cruised through to the last four of the competition by storming to a 4-0 win at Ibrox.

Gerrard made six changes from the side that beat St Johnstone 5-1 in the Scottish Premiership at the weekend. But it did not appear to halt the Gers' momentum in the slightest as a brace from Glenn Middleton as well as goals from Nikola Katic and Alfredo Morelos helped the home team set up a semi-final tie with Aberdeen.

It was always going to be difficult sbobet asia for Rangers to emerge from the contest with much credit given that their opponents are in the division below. But anyone who watched the performance at Ibrox will struggle to argue that Gerrard's men did not send out a very ominous message to their title rivals in the Scottish Premiership.

The Light Blues were barely knocked off their stride despite the likes of Allan McGregor, James Tavernier, Connor Goldson, Lassana Coulibaly sbobet asia and Scott Arfield not starting the contest against the Scottish Championship leaders. Meanwhile, there was also no Ryan Jack, Daniel Candeias and Kyle Lafferty in the squad either. It would not have been too difficult for Gerrard to put out another incredibly strong lineup with the players left over after he picked his team yesterday.

And when you consider that they kept a clean sheet with a back five that included Joe Worrall making just his second appearance since arriving - and his first alongside Katic - and Andy Halliday featuring again at left-back, it is not difficult to see why many Rangers fans are so optimistic about their prospects in all competitions this season.
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Ryan Woods already making a positive impression at Stoke City



ช่อง ทาง เข้า sbo Gary Rowett has work to do if he is to turn things around at Stoke City but signing Ryan Woods is a good start. Adam Bate talks to Liam Lawrence, a former Stoke favourite and a one-time team-mate of the young midfielder, to find out why he can make the difference.

These are testing time at Stoke City. The pre-season favourites for promotion find themselves closer to the bottom of the Championship than the top half of the table, let alone the play-off places. New manager Gary Rowett has criticised long-serving captain Ryan Shawcross. Supporters are increasingly frustrated by events at their club.

But perhaps it is the very last of the summer signings who offers the brightest hope for the future. Ryan Woods has arrived from Brentford and the 24-year-old midfielder has immediately won over the fans. His range of passing, ช่อง ทาง เข้า sbo his confidence in possession and, more than anything, his appetite for the contest has stood out from the rest.

For one former Stoke player, this is no surprise. Liam Lawrence scored 14 goals for the club the last time that they won promotion to the Premier League a decade ago. But he later played alongside Woods as Shrewsbury Town won promotion to the third tier in 2015. It did not take him long to realise that he had the ideal midfield partner.

"The manager Micky Mellon had a couple of good young players and he was bringing me in to help them along," Lawrence tells Sky Sports. "I remember seeing Woodsy in my first training session and thinking he's decent, he's lively, he's sharp. He was just full of energy and right from when I started playing with him I knew he'd be a good player.

"For a lad playing in that league I was surprised how good he was on the ball. He was a special talent and he was brilliant to play with. He was in the middle with me and did all my running for me because my legs were on the way out then. We managed to get promoted and he had an unbelievable season. He was unlucky not to get player of the year.

"He just had a great attitude. He was one of the first in training and the last to leave. ช่อง ทาง เข้า sbo He was always up for the passing and shooting drills at the end and he was a winner. He just hated losing and if you had him on your team in five-a-side you always knew you had a chance."
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Bundesliga round-up: Leverkusen earn first win as RB Leipzig keep up unbeaten streak



sbo128 Kai Havertz's second-half winner earned Bayer Leverkusen their first Bundesliga points of the season as they beat Mainz 1-0. The 19-year-old midfielder rose to head home into the bottom left corner in the 62nd minute following a fine cross from fellow Germany international Julian Brandt.

Mainz, who suffered their first defeat of the campaign at BayArena, had the ball in the net four minutes into the second half but Robin Quaison's effort was disallowed for handball.

In Sunday's second game, RB Leipzig stretched their unbeaten league run to three games by coming sbo128 from behind to draw 1-1 at Eintracht Frankfurt.

Sweden international Emil Forsberg earned a point for the visitors at Waldstadion, converting a 54th-minute penalty down the centre of Kevin Trapp's goal after Frankfurt midfielder Filip Kostic was penalised for handball.

Former Manchester City midfielder Gelson Fernandes tapped home a rebound to give the hosts a 26th-minute opener, while Leipzig were denied a 12th-minute opener sbo128 when Timo Werner's effort was ruled out by an offside flag.
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Go for it Emery - Arsenal's midfield could become rock solid if they land this £18m star in January



188bet According to the Sun, Arsenal are interested in signing Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega when the transfer window opens in January. The Gunners were previously linked with a move for the player but ultimately chose to sign Lucas Torreira from Sampdoria. But the Sun reports that Unai Emery now wants the Argentine midfielder in his ranks. The Gunners have embarked on the post-Wenger era and a number of changes can be expected. Unai Emery should certainly consider signing the player in January.

Ever Banega, who has a £18m release clause in his contract, 188bet is an experienced central midfielder who has been playing at the highest level for a while now. Aged 30, Banega is an instrumental option to have in the middle of the park. He is calm and composed on the ball. The Argentina international is very effective with his quick passing and that's why Arsenal is the perfect place for him. He will certainly flourish playing under Unai Emery given his ability on the ball.

Banega returned to Sevilla last year after spending a season with Serie A outfit Inter Milan. The midfielder has since gone to establish himself as a regular in the Sevilla side. He is also very neat and crisp with his passing. Ever Banega has averaged a pass success rate of 86.1% in the league this season. He also contributed with 2 goals and 1 assist in the Europa League this past week. Banega is also versatile enough to operate in many systems. (Stats courtesy - Whoscored)

The 30-year-old is also a set-piece specialist, 188bet which will be an added bonus for the Gunners. He is excellent from dead-ball situations and is capable of popping up with belters as well. Despite his deep-lying role, Ever Banega has shown he is capable of getting on the scoresheet.
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PAOK 0-1 Chelsea: Willian scores winner in Europa League clash



sbobet8888 Chelsea started their Europa League campaign with a comfortable 1-0 win over PAOK Salonika on Thursday. Willian scored the only goal of the game in the seventh minute when he finished from Ross Barkley's pass. Chelsea were dominant and should have won by a greater margin as Alvaro Morata, Pedro and Willian all spurned good chances.

However, the Greek side rarely looked like equalising as Chelsea made a winning start in Group L and continued their perfect start to the season. Playing in the Europa League for the first time since winning the competition in 2012/13, sbobet8888 Chelsea struck early as Barkley played through for Willian and he finished past Alexandros Paschalakis.

The visitors looked comfortable for the rest of the half, controlling possession but missing chances to extend their lead. Morata's frustrating season continued as he missed a close-range header and then shot wide, while Pedro was denied by Paschalakis after a quick counter. The Greek side might have won a penalty late in the half when Barkley tugged at the shirt of a player from a free-kick.

But the incident was not spotted sbobet8888 by the referee and PAOK did not come close to scoring after the break as Chelsea continued to control the game. The only thing lacking was the second goal, with Willian shooting at the goalkeeper and then lashing over from the penalty spot.
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Liverpool looked irresistible at times in win over Paris Saint-Germain



sbobet asia Roberto Firmino scored a stoppage-time winner to ensure Liverpool kicked off their Champions League campaign with a 3-2 victory over Paris Saint-Germain. Adam Bate was at Anfield to see why Jurgen Klopp's team are real contenders to go all the way again.

Any suggestion that Liverpool should focus their energies on a Premier League title tilt might need a rethink. The 3-2 win over Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday evening joins the pantheon of absorbing European nights at Anfield and only adds to the belief, stated beforehand by Jurgen Klopp, that Liverpool really do have a chance of beating anyone and everyone.

Roberto Firmino was the hero, coming off the bench to drill home in stoppage time, but in truth there were star performers in red all over the pitch. sbobet asia Perhaps there was a lesson or two to learn in the way that PSG came from two down to almost salvage a point through Kylian Mbappe's late goal but it was Liverpool who did most of the schooling.

PSG went into the game having won all five of their league games this season, just like Liverpool. No team had kept the margin below two goals and Thomas Tuchel was even able to rest Neymar and Mbappe for the 4-0 win over Saint Etienne on Friday. But that was part of the problem. They were not as battle hardened as Liverpool.

They were not ready for what awaited them at Anfield. Klopp had said on the eve of the game that Liverpool's opponents were "built to win the Champions League" but Anfield was built for nights like this. If PSG remain nouveau riche, sbobet asia Liverpool are old money. European royalty as the flag on the Kop says. The five-time winners against a team that has not reached a semi-final since the Qatari cash arrived.

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St Mirren 0-0 Celtic: OIivier Ntcham sent off as Brendan Rodgers' side held



sbo bz sbobet Oran Kearney began his tenure as St Mirren boss with an encouraging 0-0 draw against 10-man Celtic at the Simple Digital Arena. Hoops midfielder Olivier Ntcham was sent off in the 36th minute of the Ladbrokes Premiership encounter for picking up the second of two yellow cards. Parkhead boss Brendan Rodgers reorganised his side and they looked a bit more like themselves in the second half but the home side battled for the clean sheet.

It was a welcome point for the Paisley side, who had lost their previous three league games - a run which, in part, had led to the departure of manager Alan Stubbs. However, sbo bz sbobet Rodgers would have been looking for much more from his side - especially before Ntcham's dismissal. Both sides had new faces on display following their return from the international break.

Filip Benkovic, the 21-year-old defender who signed a season-long loan from Leicester, was handed his Hoops debut while fellow new signing Youssouf Mulumbu was named among the substitutes, along with striker Leigh Griffiths - who signed a new contract until 2022 earlier in the day. Former West Ham and Sunderland defender Anton Ferdinand, 33, landed his St Mirren debut hours after signing until the end of the season, while Ryan Edwards his first appearance for the Paisley side after joining on loan from Hearts.

After Kearney had come on to the pitch pre-match to applaud the fine reception given by the home fans his side took the game to the visitors with some confidence. In the third minute, following a Ntcham handball, Cammy Smith fired in a free-kick but Parkhead goalkeeper Craig Gordon moved smartly to his right to fist the ball clear.

Saints, aggressive and tenacious, came close again in the 13th minute when Ryan Flynn headed a cross from Lee Hodson over the bar from 12 yards, before Gordon blocked a close-range effort from Smith. However, following a Celtic corner on the half-hour mark, Flynn was handily placed to clear a Dedryck Boyata header off the line. sbo bz sbobet A strangely insipid Hoops side deservedly found themselves a man down when Ntcham, booked earlier for a foul on Edwards, was shown a second yellow card by referee Andrew Dallas after wiping out St Mirren skipper Stephen McGinn on the touchline.


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Ruben Loftus-Cheek wants to break into Chelsea side



เล่น บอล Chelsea face Cardiff City in the Premier League at Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Ruben Loftus-Cheek insists he is focused solely on breaking into the Chelsea side after starting England's friendly victory over Switzerland. The 22-year-old impressed while on loan at Crystal Palace last season, earning a World Cup call-up with his dynamic displays which helped keep the Eagles in the Premier League.

He opted to remain at Stamford Bridge this year in an attempt to break into the first team on a regular basis under new boss Maurizio Sarri. So far he has struggled to do so, playing just 33 minutes of football for the Blues in two substitute appearances this term. Asked if he could head back to Palace in January, Loftus-Cheek replied: เล่น บอล "Possibly, but it is still far away, there are still a lot of games to play and I just have to see what happens.

"Right now I am at Chelsea and my focus is at Chelsea and learning at Chelsea. That is in the future and we will deal with that when it comes. "I'm not sure when I am going to play. It is just down to me working hard in training, I don't know whether I am going to play or not play but for me it stays the same, I still train well and do everything the right way in case I do play."

Loftus-Cheek started England's 1-0 win at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday evening and has now racked up more international football than he has at club level. He played for 61 minutes of England's win before being replaced by Jesse Lingard but admits he was unhappy with his performance due to a lack of sharpness. "I didn't play as well as I want to but that was my first start of the season so I'm not too down on it," he said.

"You know, it is the first start of the season เล่น บอล and I will build on that, I'm a player where a lot of my game is based on physicality and I obviously didn't feel my fittest but I will build on that today." Sarri, as well as his assistant and former Chelsea favourite Gianfranco Zola, have been working with Loftus-Cheek to develop his game.
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How this Manchester City forward links the stories of two of Everton's big summer signings



wwwbeer777 Everton's two most expensive signings of the summer are linked by a player they will face later this season - Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus. The Brazilian striker's title winning season at Palmeiras and subsequent move to the Etihad Stadium, provide the backdrop for key periods in the careers of two new Blues. Yerry Mina and Richarlison will see a familiar face when Everton meet City in mid-December.

Jesus was the emerging star of Brazilian football when, in the summer of 2016, Pep Guardiola and wwwbeer777 City struck a £27m deal to sign the then 19-year-old. The young forward would stay with Palmeiras until the end of the Brazilian league campaign in December and his 12 goals helped the Sao Paulo side to their first Brazilian championship since 1994. A key player alongside Jesus was Colombian centre-half Mina.

Palmeiras signed the 6'5" defender from Sante Fe in the May and his 11 appearances were enough to see him named in league's team of the year as Palmeiras triumphed. Man City, fresh from agreeing a deal for Jesus, were reported to be running the rule over Mina as well, as Guardiola looked to strengthen his backline but he would eventually join Barcelona in January of this year.

Jesus, meanwhile, was in the team of the year and also scooped the player of the season award - but Palmeiras' star player was now headed to Manchester wwwbeer777 and they were in need of finding a replacement It is not clear if Richarlison was Palmeiras' first-choice but a deal with Fluminense, in the region of €10m, was close to being agreed, it was reported at the time.