On a weekend crammed full of memorable sporting occasions, football let itself down once again.
Manchester City’s great start to the Premier League has been greatly contributed to by their tight defence, with their last four games in all competitions finishing goalless at half time.
Ahead of Man City’s crucial fixture against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, what effect will each possible result have on the title race?
Man City will pay the Costa if stars fail to step up in the absence of Yaya Toure in Saturday’s crucial top of the table clash with Chelsea, says Pellegrini.
Dutch manager Van Gaal labelling last week’s 2-2 draw at the Hawthorns United’s best performance of the season will not have inspired confidence ahead of a tough month, starting with Chelsea on Sunday
Argentine Di Maria has been Dutch manager Louis van Gaal’s star player so far this season and his fitness will be crucial as United head into a potentially season-defining month