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Firmino Offers Update After Liverpool Star Is Taken To Hospital Following Spurs Win

Tottenham Hotspur were beaten 2-1 by Liverpool at the weekend, with Mauricio Pochettino's side struggling in the contest.

"But all I can tell you as a player is I am happy when a player like Virgil signs and walks into the dressing room because then you think, "yeah, we can really achieve something with this team".

"For me the performance was better than the result".

After five games, the Clarets are bottom of the league with a just a single point and their fourth straight loss, a 1-0 defeat at Wolverhampton Wanderers, was a woeful performance that raises real concerns for Sean Dyche's team.

As for the eye injury suffered by Liverpool's Roberto Firmino, it looked like a complete accident - Jan Vertonghen was off balance and just caught him.

Kane has drawn a blank in Tottenham's last two Premier League games, defeats to Watford and Liverpool, and also failed to score in a pair of global appearances for England this month.

Manchester City's Portuguese winger Bernardo Silva was hardly a peripheral figure in last season's title winning campaign but nor was he fundamental to it, often used from the bench.

Firmino Offers Update After Liverpool Star Is Taken To Hospital Following Spurs Win
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"It was maybe our best against Tottenham in all the years I've been here". "The performance today was better than the result".

That was the cue for Hazard to take charge, scoring on 37, 44 and 80 minutes, the last goal coming from the penalty spot. True the club also kept their best players, but it has been proven time and again that teams need to re energise and redo their teams every season- and this wouldn't have been money wasted to invest in a couple of quality players that could have been drafted in and added to the squad.

"There is no point going through this season saying, "come on, come on, we have to win something, we have to win something". We played the type of football that is really nice for a manager.

United hit Watford with a one-two halfway through the first half with goals from Romelu Lukaku and Chris Smalling, whose left-foot volley would have done any forward proud.

Sane tapped home Fernandinho's inviting cross inside two minutes before Silva smashed his 50th Premier League goal and Sterling completed the rout.

Leicester's miserable afternoon was compounded by Wes Morgan's 69th-minute dismissal - his first in four years - for a second yellow card offence.

It maintained their 100 per cent start to the Premier League season but they should have won by more were it not for some wasteful finishing. The scorer, predictably enough, was Wilfried Zaha, who marked his return from injury with a stunning solo effort.

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