Here are the latest stories for Monday.
LIVERPOOL: Liverpool swept to the top of the Premier League with an emphatic 6-1 victory over Watford at Anfield.
– Reds manager Jurgen Klopp has urged Liverpool to “stay cool” after their emphatic win on Sunday.
MAN UNITED: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said players need to “go to the limits” for the club in the wake of their 3-1 win at Swansea City.
– United will be without striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic against Arsenal at Old Trafford on Nov. 19 after the Swede was booked at Swansea.
– In Sunday’s match, Ibrahimovic recorded the 25,000th goal scored in the Premier League since its inception in 1992.
BARCELONA: Lionel Messi scored his 500th Barcelona goal — encompassing official competitions and friendlies — as he masterminded his side’s comeback against Sevilla on Sunday.
– Barcelona climbed to within two points of Real with a thrilling 2-1 defeat of Sevilla at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan.
REAL MADRID: Gareth Bale scored two first-half goals as Real Madrid dispatched minnows Leganes 3-0, recording their first clean sheet in 11 matches.
– Real Madrid announced Sunday that Cristiano Ronaldo will sign a new contract that will keep him with the team until 2021. He will be presented in front of the Bernabeu on Monday.
ARSENAL: Arsenal’s opening goal in Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Tottenham Hotspur has sparked a debate over the offside rule, with former officials Howard Webb and Graham Poll backing the call to allow it to stand and ex-referees’ chief Keith Hackett saying it should have been disallowed.
– Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said his team had been too “flat” in the draw with Tottenham at the Emirates, but denied that Mauricio Pochettino’s tactics had caught him by surprise.
TOTTENHAM: Mauricio Pochettino was delighted after his Tottenham side earned a draw at Arsenal to stretch their unbeaten start to the Premier League season to 11 games.
MLS: Ignacio Piatti scored two goals and the Montreal Impact advanced to the MLS Eastern Conference finals after beating the New York Red Bulls 2-1, and 3-1 on aggregate in their two-legged series.
– Tim Howard saved a pair of penalties in the shootout as the Colorado Rapids beat the LA Galaxy on spot kicks after their Western Conference semifinal finished 1-1 over two legs.
– The Seattle Sounders advanced to the Western Conference finals, winning a two-leg series against FC Dallas 4-2 after falling 2-1 in the second game.
– Sebastian Giovinco had the fourth hat trick in MLS playoff history and Toronto FC routed New York City FC 5-0 on Sunday night to reach the Eastern Conference finals.
MAN CITY: Pep Guardiola said it had been easier to play against Barcelona than Middlesbrough after Manchester City’s 1-1 draw at home to Boro in the Premier League on Saturday.
CHELSEA: Eden Hazard has revealed that his spectacular revival at Chelsea this season is being driven by his desire to be recognised as one of the top-five footballers in the world.
ENGLAND: Jack Wilshere has been recalled to the England squad by interim manager Gareth Southgate, with striker Harry Kane also returning for the games against Scotland and Spain.
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