Emotional vic­tory for Leicester

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Leicester marked its first game since the death of club owner

in a he­li­copter crash last week­end by win­ning at Cardiff 1-0 in the English Pre­mier League on Satur­day. Goal­keeper

gave an emotional team talk and, in a highly charged at­mos­phere, Leicester was in­spired enough to pre­vail af­ter pro­duced the only goal with a low fin­ish an hour in. Else­where,

called him­self “the luck­i­est man­ager in the Pre­mier League” af­ter his Manch­ester United pulled off a 2-1 comeback vic­tory at Bournemouth.

Mour­inho de­scribed United’s first-half dis­play as a “dis­as­ter,” but the vis­i­tors re­cov­ered from con­ced­ing an early

goal to win thanks to an equal­izer by

and a last-gasp strike from sub­sti­tute

Richarli­son struck twice in Ever­ton’s 3-1 home vic­tory against Brighton, while goal led New­cas­tle to its first win of the sea­son, against Wat­ford 1-0.

also scored two as West Ham de­feated Burn­ley 4-2 at the Lon­don Sta­dium.

SPAN­ISH PRIMERA

net­ted his sec­ond goal of a 3-2 comeback win at Rayo Val­le­cano in the 90th minute, ex­tend­ing his scor­ing run with

in­jured.

Rayo was win­ning the Span­ish league match 2-1 un­til the 87th when sub­sti­tute

drilled in a headed back pass by de­fender who joined the at­tack.

Suarez then scored his sec­ond goal to com­plete the fightback when he was left un­marked to stab in

cross at the far post.

Barcelona in­creased its league lead to four points over Atletico Madrid, which drew at Le­ganes 1-1, and Alaves. Alaves vis­its Eibar on Sun­day.

Suarez opened the scor­ing when he tapped in a back pass from

ITAL­IAN SERIE A

In­ter Mi­lan is prov­ing to be a se­ri­ous threat to Ju­ven­tus’ bid for an eighth suc­ces­sive Serie A ti­tle. scored twice and

and added the other goals as In­ter beat Genoa 5-0 to move to within three points of Serie A leader Ju­ven­tus, which hosted Cagliari late.

The sev­enth suc­ces­sive win for In­ter moved the Ner­az­zurri level on points with Napoli, which beat Em­poli 5-1 on Fri­day.

The re­sult will boost In­ter’s con­fi­dence for Tues­day’s Cham­pi­ons League game at home with Barcelona.

Vichai Sri­vad­dhanaprabha Sch­me­ichel Mour­inho Wil­son Mar­tial Messi Kasper De­marai Gray Jose Mar­cus Rash­ford. Luis Suarez Cal­lum An­thony Ay­oze Perez’s Felipe An­der­son Lionel Dem­bele Alba. Ous­mane Ger­ard Pique, Sergi Roberto’s Jordi Roberto Gagliar­dini Mat­teo Poli­tano, Joao Mario, Radja Naing­golan Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy (left) and James Mad­di­son share a mo­ment dur­ing their team’s win over Cardiff City yes­ter­day in Wales.

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