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Smooth Man City outclass United with 3-1 derby win

Monday, 2018-11-12 07:50:19
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Manchester City's Ilkay Gundogan scores their third goal. (Reuters)
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Premier League leaders Manchester City turned on the style with a 3-1 win over Manchester United in their derby clash on Sunday, leaving Pep Guardiola's unbeaten side two points clear of Liverpool at the top.

* Chelsea were held to a 0-0 draw at Stamford Bridge by Everton on Sunday, maintaining their unbeaten start to the league season but losing ground to fellow title-chasers Liverpool, who won earlier in the day.

* Henrikh Mkhitaryan's 86th minute equaliser salvaged a 1-1 draw for Arsenal at home to Wolverhampton Wanderers on Sunday (Nov 11) as the Gunners extended their unbeaten run to 16 games in all competitions.

* Lewis Hamilton won the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday (Nov 11) as his Mercedes team added the constructors title to the British driver's fifth world crown.

* Katerina Siniakova beat Sofia Kenin in a marathon three-set battle on Sunday (Nov 11) to lead the Czech Republic to a sixth Fed Cup title in eight years after defeating the United States in the final.

* La Liga leaders Barcelona fell to a first home defeat in any competition for more than two years when they were beaten 4-3 by Real Betis at the Nou Camp on Sunday despite Lionel Messi returning from injury, while Ivan Rakitic was sent off for the Catalans.

* Real Madrid notched a fourth straight win under interim coach Santiago Solari by winning 4-2 at Celta Vigo on Sunday to move to within four points of La Liga leaders Barcelona.

* Edinson Cavani scored a hat-trick as Paris St Germain won 4-0 at hapless Monaco, but the Uruguayan twice needed a little assistance from the video assistant referee as his side cruised to their 13th straight Ligue 1 win on Sunday.

* Sebastian Coe said on Sunday (Nov 11) that sport should take precedence over politics and urged nations locked in a diplomatic dispute with Qatar not to boycott next year's world athletics championships in Doha.

* Former world no. 1 golfer Lee Westwood snatched his first European Tour title in over four years by overhauling Sergio Garcia and Louis Oosthuizen with a superb final-round 64 to win a third Nedbank Golf Challenge in Sun City on Sunday (Nov 11).

* Matt Kuchar survived a late scare to clinch his first title in four years on Sunday (Nov 11) with a one-shot victory at the US PGA Tour's Mayakoba Classic in Playa del Carmen.