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  • Everton up to third despite being held by Palace

    Everton up to third despite being held by Palace

    Reuters
    Everton up to third despite being held by Palace

    (Reuters) - Everton moved up to third place in the Premier League despite being held to a 1-1 draw by Crystal Palace as Belgium strikers Christian Benteke and Romelu Lukaku both got on the scoresheet in a battling encounter on Friday. Benteke headed the equalizer for Palace five minutes into the second half after Lukaku opened the scoring in the 36th and remarkably it was the Everton forward's first Premier League goal from a direct free kick out of the 65 he has scored. The draw took Everton …

  • Jones open to extending England deal

    Jones open to extending England deal

    AFP News
    Jones open to extending England deal

    Eddie Jones said Friday he was prepared to consider staying on as England coach beyond the 2019 World Cup in Japan. The Australian signed a four-year deal when appointed as England's first overseas boss in November following the then hosts' first-round exit at last year's World Cup. When he got the England job, Jones said that when his contract was up he would retire to Barbados to watch cricket. …

  • EPL's battle of Belgium strikers ends Lukaku 1, Benteke 1

    EPL's battle of Belgium strikers ends Lukaku 1, Benteke 1

    Associated Press
    EPL's battle of Belgium strikers ends Lukaku 1, Benteke 1

    LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — The English Premier League's battle of the Belgium strikers ended in a stalemate when Romelu Lukaku and Christian Benteke scored in Everton's 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace on Friday. …

  • Lukaku, Benteke strike as Everton, Palace draw

    Lukaku, Benteke strike as Everton, Palace draw

    AFP News
    Lukaku, Benteke strike as Everton, Palace draw

    Goals by Belgian international strikers Romelu Lukaku and Christian Benteke saw Everton and Crystal Palace draw 1-1 in their Premier League clash on Friday. Lukaku struck with his fifth of the season in the first-half before Benteke, who endured a disappointing spell at Liverpool before moving to Palace in the summer, levelled with a superb header in the second-half. The draw was enough for Everton to put an end to a two-match losing run in all competitions and lift them up to third whilst …

  • We will get much better, Guardiola warns rivals

    We will get much better, Guardiola warns rivals

    Omnisport
    We will get much better, Guardiola warns rivals

    Manchester City are only going to get better over the next couple of years, Pep Guardiola has warned the Premier League. …