Weekend Wrap: Brentford cause a shock at Man City | Chaotic Spurs earn another dramatic win | Newcastle dent Chelsea’s top-four hopes
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Essential Football is back with a round-up of all the weekend's final Premier League matches before the World Cup, featuring reaction, interviews and reporter analysis from up and down the top-flight. PART ONE | There’s reaction from both camps as Ivan Toney hits back at his England snub with a double to earn Brentford a shock win at Man City, Lewis Jones gives his assessment as Spurs keep up their penchant for drama with a late win over Leeds and Graham Potter explains where it’s all gone wrong as Chelsea are beaten again at Newcastle. PART TWO | Ben Grounds pores over Everton’s latest setback and their fans’ anger after a 3-0 reverse at Bournemouth, Nick Wright is in west London as Alejandro Garnacho announces himself with a last-minute winner to beat Fulham, and Martin Odegaard and Aaron Ramsdale explain the tactical tweaks which earned Arsenal a 2-0 victory at Wolves. PART THREE | Charlotte Marsh assesses Leicester’s resurgence with another win at booed-off West Ham, Steve Cooper looks at the positives as Nottingham Forest move off the bottom of the table with victory over Crystal Palace, Unai Emery’s start to life at Aston Villa continues on its upward trend with a 2-1 win at Brighton, and Jurgen Klopp says he’s happy with Liverpool’s points tally – despite sitting seven points off the top four. And that’s your Premier League Weekend Wrap!
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