Guardiola enjoys best-ever managerial start

Guardiola enjoys best-ever managerial start

Kevin De Bruyne gets Manchester City on the board in the 15th minute, before Kelechi Iheanacho doubles their advantage 10 minutes later. While it began with a 4-0 Champions League qualifier win over Wisla Krakow, Barcelona lost the second leg of that tie 1-0 and then fell on the opening day of the 2008/09 La Liga season to minnows Numancia by the same scoreline.

Paul Pogba had a message for Dirk Kuyt in Europa League defeat

After impressing on his debut against Southampton last month, the France global came under fire for disappointing displays in defeats to rivals Manchester City and Feyenoord . However, the former Liverpool midfielder claims that United are very predictable and if the Hornets can stop the Red Devils from playing on the counter, they can win the game, as United will always give them opportunities to score.

Manchester United boss Mourinho tells Pogba to forget price tag

Pogba has the x-factor, the game intelligence and understanding that is both tangible and undefinable, an essence and energy that allows him to slow the game down around him, and play at his own pace. Few players in the game can unleash such a lethal shot as United's newest superstar, and the threat he poses from outside the 18-yard box can serve to unsettle even the most experienced defenders and goalkeepers.

Novak Djokovic ends Kyle Edmund's US Open run

Kyle Edmund says he will try to take the game to Novak Djokovic when he faces the world number one in the fourth round of the US Open on Sunday. Rafael Nadal's US Open came at the hands at Lucas Pouille of France. "It was obviously tough", he said. "I feel I had some good success in that match", Edmund added. "To play the world No. 1 on the biggest tennis court in the world, doesn't get much better than that".

'I hope Allardyce was watching' - Pardew lauds Palace hero Townsend

This was a shocking display, his side managing only one touch in the opposition box in the opening half. He met another Puncheon corner with a header nearly as powerful as Dann's, which Bojan was well positioned to clear off line and nearly immediately he was required to stop Marko Arnautovic on a rare Stoke break.

Dame Sarah Storey wins third gold at Rio Paralympics

Dame Sarah Storey wins third gold at Rio Paralympics

Russian Federation finished second in the London 2012 medal table, behind China and one place ahead of Britain. Only China, first with 92 medals, Ukraine, 74 medals, and Great Britain, 47 medals, topped the American squad. "Hats off to everyone within the team". She is now two gold medals behind swimmer Mike Kenny, who won 16 gold medals in his career. The former swimmer came home in two hours, 15 minutes and 42 seconds, with closest challenger Anna Harkowska almost three-and-a-half ...