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ESPN – Tottenham’s Champions League hopes dependent on fixing defence

ESPN FC's Tommy Smyth breaks down Manchester United's comprehensive 3-nil triumph over Tottenham at Old Trafford. The margin for error might be getting ever smaller, but Tottenham's top-four challenge is by no means over after their 3-0 defeat in Sunday's six-pointer at Manchester United. Despite that latest blow, Spurs can look forward with a degree of confidence. They host basement boys Leicester at the weekend, while Liverpool and United go head to head, giving Spurs an immediate chance to close in on at least one of their rivals again. There are no easy games, as the cliche goes, but six of Tottenham's last…

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ESPN – Premier League fantasy Team of the Month for February

ESPN FC's Mark Donadson advises fantasy managers to take a gamble on three players from Leicester City. Liverpool sit proudly atop the Premier League form table, with five wins and a draw in their past six games, but you wouldn't think it from our fantasy team of the month. Not one Liverpool player registers in the XI for top-scoring fantasy players of February, with goalkeeper Simon Mignolet mustering a place on the bench. Conversely, while Manchester City find themselves only seventh in the form table, and have handed Chelsea an advantage in the Premier League title race, Manuel Pellegrini can…

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