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Summary

  1. Robert Huth having medical at Leicester
  2. Fletcher's West Ham move breaks down
  3. Sturridge scores on return from injury
  4. Falcao on target in Man Utd win
  5. Walters scores hat-trick for Stoke

Live Reporting

By Andy Cryer, Gary Rose and Phil Dawkes

All times stated are UK

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Manager reaction

West Brom 0-3 Tottenham

Spurs' manager Mauricio Pochettino: "I'm very pleased and very proud, it was a great performance, we played one of our best games since the beginning of the season.

"This was a challenge, it's always difficult when you've gone to a final in difficult conditions and then be ready to play a tough side like West Brom. The key was to be focused, keep our concentration and our character was excellent."

Manager reaction

Stoke 2-1 QPR

Stoke City manager Mark Hughes:

"We allowed them back in because at 2-0 up we were comfortable. With the wind and the conditions they had a real go in the second half.

"Jon Walters was the star man and is a key player for us. He gives everything in every game and is a credit to his profession. It was his 200th game today and to get a hat-trick it is special for him.

Ryan Shawcross was taken off with a back injury
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"Ryan Shawcross has had a back spasm but it was clear he was incapacitated and we had to bring him off."

Transfer deadline looming

West Brom manager Tony Pulis talking to Match of the Day:

"We are trying and we need to fill one or two areas, we have to give us a chance in the last 15 games. We need one or two."

Player reaction

Liverpool 2-0 West Ham

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge: "It's an amazing feeling to be back playing and to help the team get three points. That's what matters the most, the team. Philippe Coutinho made my job easy. That's what he is best at, amazing assists and runs. In football players get injuries sometimes, but that's what the game is about. I'm grateful to God to be able to come back and help the team get three points. I'm looking forward to helping the team push on."

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Matthew, a Manchester United fan, says: "Angel Di Maria does not look like a player worth £60 million."

Pat, a Nottingham Forest fan, says of Stuart Pearce: "His position is untenable, he has got to resign."

While Robbie says Liverpool could finish in the top four now that Daniel Sturridge is back from injury.

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La Liga latest

Eibar score a late goal at home to Atletico Madrid but despite Federico Piovaccari's header, Atletico take the points from a

3-1 win to get back within four points of La Liga leaders Real Madrid.

Liverpool 2-0 West Ham

Former Tottenham striker Garth Crooks

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"Raheem Sterling's game is coming along very, very nicely. Before he was put into that central spot I thought his finishing was poor, but he seems to have come to terms with that now and if he gets things right, he can be anything he wants to be."

Manager reaction

Crystal Palace 0-1 Everton

Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew:

"We had enough possession and enough chances but couldn't find that bit of quality.

"Going behind so early gave them something to sit on. They defended well, to be fair. You can't keep going behind because it's going to catch up with you and it did so today.

"I couldn't have asked for more effort in the second half - they provided as much effort and commitment as you could hope for.

"It's disappointing for our fans but they know and we know that there is a long way to go. We need to react well in the next game."

West Brom 0-3 Tottenham

Danny Murphy

Match of the Day pundit on 5 live Sport

Harry Kane
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"Harry Kane and Daniel Sturridge could form an England partnership. Kane is the most in-form England striker in the league by a long way. Today, Tottenham played some really good stuff, Eriksen was good again and Spurs weren't a static side. But credit to the keeper, who made some terrific saves at crucial times. And the difference was a superb free-kick from Eriksen and an excellent finish from Kane."

Manager reaction

Man Utd 3-1 Leicester

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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal: "I'm very happy because of the positive result. We lost the last home match so we had to show to our fans that we are coming back again.

"I liked my team in the first half. In the second half we tried to kill the game because we know what happened at Leicester when we were also 1-3 ahead and we lost the game.

"But in the second half we played the ball too much backwards, and I do not like that as you always need to keep your eyes open for the pass forward. But we also have to learn to kill the game, we may have done that more than we wanted, but it is a learning process."

Manager reaction

Man Utd 3-1 Leicester

Leicester manager Nigel Pearson: "It was a difficult game for us. We are playing against a very good side, to concede three goals in a really short space of time put us up against it.

"The first goal is offside but I can't complain too much as we were beaten by a very very good side.

"In the second-half we have at least shown a bit more resilience and managed the ball a bit better. I think that was our problem in the first half.

On the next game against Crystal Palace: "Those are the games that are going to define our season, not necessarily games against the likes of Manchester United."

Manager reaction

Sunderland 2-0 Burnley

Sunderland boss Gus Poyet talking to Match of the Day:

"It was much needed. We knew Burnley would be hard-working. First and foremost we needed to match that, and we did. Then we needed to impose ourselves with quality.

"The players on the pitch knew how important it was. We don't need to think we are ok - we need to go to the next level.

"I knew that Jermain would score sooner or later because his qualities are there. I want this to be a turning point. I hope we will go into the next game with the confidence we were looking for."

Manager reaction

Sunderland 2-0 Burnley

Burnley manager Sean Dyche talking to Match of the Day:

"The first half, the players know and I know that you can't give away chances at this level. Credit to Sunderland, two good goals from their point of view but two soft goals for us.

"The lads have got total belief in what they do. We're trying to create, but we still need to find that quality at key moments. These are key reminders that you have to do everything right at this level."

Danny Ings
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On striker Danny Ings: "He's a young man and a lot has happened in the last 48 hours. Speculation builds and people leak stories to the press. I must give Danny credit, he's dealt with it. Next week he'll be back with his team mates and he'll be full of beans again."

Sunderland 2-0 Burnley

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Poyet and Defoe for Sunderland
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Sunderland boss Gus Poyet on 5 live Sport: "I have a mixture of happiness and relief. We needed a performance and a victory like today, so it was very welcome. We knew Burnley and the situation we were in, so we needed to be very good with commitment, desire and a fighting spirit. And we needed to impose our quality, and when we did we created the chances. We kept a clean sheet and the two strikers who started today scored, so it's a perfect result for us."

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Manager reaction

Liverpool 2-0 West Ham

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers, asked if he will be signing any players before Monday's deadline, tells Sky Sports: "No, I don't think anything will be done."

Liverpool 2-0 West Ham

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Daniel Sturridge and Brendan Rodgers
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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers on 5 live Sport: "It's been a really difficult time for Daniel Sturridge but a wonderful touch and finish, and a great goal for him. He's been working so hard. And I thought Sterling, Lallana and Countinho were all excellent today, and my two central defenders were strong. Overall, it was a wonderful team performance and another clean sheet."

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Stoke 3-1 QPR

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Jonathan Walters of Stoke with the match ball
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Stoke's hat-trick hero Jonathan Walters on 5 live Sport: "I've left my match ball in the changing room. A great result for us today, and it wasn't a pretty game as a whole. The conditions here were very windy and the pitch was boggy. We gave away a sloppy goal and for a while our backs were against the wall, but all over the pitch we were excellent and we competed for every ball. And now we move on up the league.

"I think I'll get that match ball signed by all the players with a few little messages, and then I'll take it home and it'll probably end up in some cupboard somewhere!"

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Liverpool 2-0 West Ham

Daniel Sturridge and Raheem Sterling
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Liverpool forward

Raheem Sterling on Twitter: "Massive three points. Great to see my boy Daniel Sturridge bag on his return."

League Two review

Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro's 77th minute strike gave Shrewsbury a 1-0 win at Newport County to keep his side top of the table - ahead of a hard-chasing Burton Albion on goal difference.

Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink's Burton, who have not lost at home this season, bagged a 1-0 win over Bury at the Pirelli Stadium thanks to Phil Edwards' second-half goal. They stay level on points with the Shrews.

At the bottom, last-placed Hartlepool hung on for a 3-2 win over play-off hopefuls Plymouth Argyle, who are without a win in six games, but still remain seven points off safety.

League One review

Devante Cole scored a brace as MK Dons thrashed Crewe Alexandra 5-0 to leapfrog Swindon and become the new league leaders. Dean Bowditch, Devante Cole and Daniel Powell got the other goals.

Swindon not only lose top spot, but slipped out of the automatic play-off places after going down 2-0 against a Sheffield United side that pushed Premier League Tottenham all the way in their League Cup semi-final in midweek.

Meanwhile, Crawley Town, who had gone 14 matches without a win, shocked promotion-chasing Preston North End with goals from Lee Fowler and Anthony Wordsworth securing a 2-1 win to move off the foot of the table.

BreakingHuth to Leicester City

Robert Huth
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Some more breaking transfer news as Stoke City boss Mark Hughes confirms that defender Robert Huth is having a medical at Leicester.

QPR's Harry Redknapp says he's not confident of bringing anyone in at the moment but will continue working until the end of the transfer window - surely there will be some late transfer drama for Harry?

Chelsea 0-0 Man City

Can Chelsea extend their lead over Manchester City at the top of the Premier League? You can find out from our live

text commentary here.

European latest

Borussia Dortmund, runners-up in the Bundesliga last season, kicked off

their game at Bayer Leverkusen bottom of the table.

That's because Sport-Club Freiberg beat Eintracht Frankfurt 4-1 earlier this afternoon to climb five places.

In France,

Marseille beat Evian Thonon Gaillard 1-0 thanks to a penalty from Andre-Pierre Gignac to move to within a point of Ligue 1 leaders Lyon.

Chelsea 0-0 Man City

BBC Radio 5 live's John Murray at Stamford Bridge

"It really does feel like the stakes are very high indeed here at Stamford Bridge, we've seen a number of mistakes from both sides already. Manchester City have had two clear chances so far, Fernandinho with the best of them when his shot was deflected wide of the Chelsea goal."

You can keep across all the action at Stamford Bridge in our

separate live page. It has been a pulsating start.

Player reaction

West Brom 0-3 Tottenham

Hugo Lloris tells the BBC's Alan Green of his hopes for prolific Spurs striker Harry Kane, who grabbed goals number 19 and 20 of the season today.

"When you're from the academy, you always get support from the fans. He works hard, wants to improve and he has a great mentality. I hope he gets a chance for the national team, he has a great future for Tottenham if he keeps up with his mentality."

Man Utd 3-1 Leicester

Former Scotland international Pat Nevin

BBC Radio 5 live at Old Trafford

"I think Louis van Gaal will be most pleased with his countrymen. Daley Blind was superb, with two assists. And his forward, Robin van Persie, looked very good. But United are still not the finished article. It's OK, you can see the improvements, but there are more improvements to be made."

Premier League players on Twitter

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Newcastle goalkeeper

Tim Krul: "Great three points, clean sheet and some fantastic goals in some difficult conditions.. Nice bus journey home now."

Everton midfielder

James McCarthy: "Great three points from the boys! Tough place to go!! Roll on next week to the derby!"

La Liga latest

Atletico Madrid already lead Eibar 3-0 as even a dodgy pitch doesn't look likely to stop the champions closing the gap on La Liga leaders Barcelona.

Mario Mandzukic helps himself to a quick-fire double to seemingly bank the points with less than half an hour gone.

Manager reaction

Man Utd 3-1 Leicester

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal on Darren Fletcher's collapsed move to West Ham:

"I thought Darren was going to sign a contract. But at the end they look for a loan and that was not the agreement.

"I'm only listening to what is now said by West Ham United.

"I think so (he will remain a man utd player). He is my third captain so it is not a problem for me. Manchester United just want to help him play more. For him now that is a big pity."

Ian Dennis

BBC Radio 5 live

"Just spoke with Louis Van Gaal, appears to be stalemate over Darren Fletcher. He says #WHUFC want him on loan "which wasn't the agreement"."

You would have thought that would have been decided on before this stage...

Manager reaction

Liverpool 2-0 West Ham

Daniel Sturridge
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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers tells BBC Sport: "Daniel Sturridge is a top class player, he has shown that in his career so far. He worked very hard and the first opportunity that came his way he took. It was a wonderful pass by Philippe Coutinho.

"We were obviously disappointed in midweek with the result at Chelsea in the Capital One Cup. We knew coming into today it was going be a tough game. West Ham have done great this season, but we had to win the battle and compete, fight and press. My players did that magnificently well. Maybe we could have had more than two goals."

Chelsea v Man City (17:30 GMT)

This is how the table will look if Chelsea win...

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...and this is how it will look if Manchester City win...

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...a draw and the gap will remain at five points.

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Player reaction

Man Utd 3-1 Leicester

More from Manchester United's Daley Blind:

On his assist: "I heard Robin van Persie screaming and I chipped it over and he scored it nice.

"The runs of the strikers are very important, without that we have less options to give the ball."

On playing in midfield: "I enjoyed today. I got some space to switch the play and pass forward.

"For me it doesn't matter where I play, I can play in both positions. I prefer a little bit in midfield but if the trainer needs me to play on defence then I can do that."

Player reaction

Man Utd 3-1 Leicester

Manchester United's Daley Blind: "We are pleased with the result. We tried to keep possession and create chances from that. We were the better team, keeping possession and scoring goals. Once you score the first goal the other team has to do something.

"We played a good game with a lot of patience and ball possession. The first-half was very good, in the second-half maybe we had too much patience. But we tried to kill the game with possession and create chances from that.

"We come closer every week to the way Louis van Gaal wants us to play. We are on the right track and we are happy.

"Of course you want a clean sheet but 3-1 at home, we played a good game and it is a good result."

Chelsea v Man City (17:30 GMT)

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Don't forget Chelsea host Manchester City at 17:30 GMT in a battle of the Premier League's top two. You can get all the build-up and action in our

dedicated live text here. It should be a humdinger.

Championship review

Title-chasing Derby move level on points with league leaders Bournemouth as an own goal from Scott Malone and a strike from leading-scorer Chris Martin gave Steve McClaren's side a comfortable 2-0 win against a Cardiff team that are slipping towards the drop zone.

At the foot of the table, Blackpool, who were rolled over 7-2 at Watford last weekend, secured a valuable 1-0 win over a Brighton side that gave Arsenal a scare in the FA Cup last weekend, thanks to Jamie O'Hara's left-footed strike. Lee Clark's side are still nine points off safety.

Ricardo Fuller's late strike gave fellow strugglers Millwall a 1-0 win against a Nottingham Forest side that have lost six of their last seven games in all competitions. Ian Holloway's side need two more points to move out of the relegation zone.