Tottenham's bid to qualify for the Champions League suffered a hammer blow as they conceded five times in the first 21 minutes of a humiliating 6-1 defeat at top-four rivals Newcastle on Sunday
Marcus Rashford sent Manchester United back into the Premier League top four with the winner as the Red Devils beat Brentford 1-0 on Wednesday, while Newcastle won 5-1 at West Ham to stay third.
England are one of the favourites to win the FIFA World Cup, which kicks off on Sunday, with the hosts Qatar taking on Ecuador in the opener
Eddie Howe insisted it was "outrageous" to label Newcastle as contenders for a top four finish in the Premier League despite their 4-0 rout of Aston Villa on Saturday
Despite Ilkay Gundogan's early opener for City, Newcastle had the champions on the ropes as goals from Miguel Almiron, Callum Wilson and Kieran Trippier had St. James' Park rocking
Premier League: Newcastle United striker Callum Wilson suffered a tooth injury during his side's win vs Arsenal on Tuesday.
The 31-year-old full-back has returned to the Premier League from Atletico Madrid for an undisclosed fee.
Jurgen Klopp admitted Liverpool are not playing like a side who "deserve" Champions League football next season after blowing the chance to move into the Premier League's top four with a 1-1 draw against Newcastle United on Saturday.
Callum Wilson eased the pressure on Newcastle manager Steve Bruce as his late double sealed a vital 2-0 win against Everton on Saturday.
Manchester United drew against Newcastle while Callum Wilson plundered a hat-trick as promoted Bournemouth won 4-3 at West Ham United in an incident-packed game to claim a first ever top-flight victory.