Premier League: Olivier Giroud, Christian Pulisic score in Chelsea win; Newcastle ease past 10-man Sheffield United
The result left Chelsea fourth on 51 points from 30 games, five ahead of fifth-placed Manchester United, while Villa’s hopes of avoiding the drop were dented as they stayed second-bottom on 26 points, one point adrift of the safety zone.
Premier League: Marcos Alonso double sees Chelsea retain top-four spot; West Ham, Crystal Palace move away from relegation zone
Alonso opened the scoring in the 33rd minute with a crisp strike after Olivier Giroud struck the crossbar with an acrobatic flick, but Chelsea were punished for dwelling on that lead
With Klopp determined that he and his senior players had the week off during English football's new midseason break, Liverpool fielded their youngest ever team for a competitive match
Premier League: Hit by major injury crisis, Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce to discuss potential signings with owner
Newcastle manager Bruce said it was the worst injury crisis he had seen in 40 years with as many as 13 players sidelined
Premier League: Sergio Aguero brace powers Manchester City to win; Tottenham suffer shock defeat to Newcastle
Pep Guardiola's City team did just that thanks to Aguero as City's record goalscorer hit another milestone with a clinical double in the south-coast sunshine
Premier League: Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce ready to take criticism following back-to-back defeats
Newcastle record signing Joelinton appeared to pick up a hip injury at Carrow Road, leaving Bruce sweating on the fitness of the Brazilian striker who joined from Bundesliga side Hoffenheim last month
Premier League: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang seals Arsenal victory over Newcastle; VAR denies Wolves at Leicester
After a largely forgettable first half in which Newcastle were slightly the better side, Arsenal eased to a comfortable three points thanks to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's 58th minute strike.
Premier League: Newcastle United complete club-record signing of Brazilian forward Joelinton from Hoffenheim
Newcastle United have signed Brazilian forward Joelinton from Hoffenheim, the Premier League club said on Tuesday in what is the biggest transfer fee in their history.
Bundesliga: Top-four hopefuls Hoffenheim tie-down in-demand Brazilian forward Joelinton to two-year contract
22-year-old striker Joelinton was recruited in 2015 from Brazilian club Sport Club do Recife, but has now signed a two-year contract extension until 2022.
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte hailed N'Golo Kante's signing but couldn't avoid defeat in a friendly vs Rapid Vienna, in his first game in-charge.