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December 3, 2018 
Quote of the day – "I have to apologise because I didn't want to be disrespectful but I couldn't stop myself. It just happened! The plan was not to run onto the pitch to celebrate. When I chose to stop I was close to Alisson. He was surprised!" - Jurgen Klopp on his decision to run onto the pitch to celebrate Liverpool's stoppage time winner over rival Everton.
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Premier League: Arsenal come from behind to win epic North London Derby, Liverpool win Merseyside Derby in dramatic fashion

Arsenal 4-Tottenham Hotspur 2
Arsenal got out to an early lead at home against Tottenham, with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scoring from the penalty spot in the tenth minute after Jan Vertonghen handled the ball in his own box. Spurs retaliated after a nervy stretch however, scoring twice in quick succession as Eric Dier nodded in a free-kick and Harry Kane scored from the spot after Son Heung-min went down in the box. With the score 2-1 to the visitors at the break, Arsenal manager Unai Emery made two switches for the second half and saw his moves make a difference. Aubameyang equalized with a beautiful goal before substitute Alexandre Lacazette scored the winner. Lucas Torreira made it 4-2 before Vertonghen was sent off for a second yellow. Spurs and Arsenal are level on points but the Gunners hold the edge on goal differential after 14 matches.

Liverpool 1-Everton 0
Liverpool hosted rivals Everton and won the match 1-0 with Divock Origi scoring the lone goal of the game in the 96th minute. An errant shot-cross from Virgil Van Dijk went off the crossbar with time running out that Origi headed into the net from close-range. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp raced onto the field to celebrate with keeper Alisson as the Reds won the derby in the final moments. Liverpool are two points back on Manchester City in second, and five points above third-place Chelsea.

Around the league, Manchester City beat Bournemouth 3-1, Chelsea beat Fulham 2-0, and Manchester United drew 2-2 at Southampton with all goals coming in the first half.
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La Liga: Barcelona draw at Atletico, Real Madrid crushed

Barcelona 2-Villarreal 0
Gerard Pique headed home an Ousmane Dembele cross in the 36th minute to score the eventual winner for the Catalan side to go ahead of a Villarreal side hovering above the relegation zone. 20-year old Carles Alena came off the bench to add an insurance goal in the 87th minute, getting on the end of a Lionel Messi through ball and knocking it home. Barca are one point above Sevilla to lead the league after the Andalusian side drew 1-1 at Alavés.

Real Madrid 2-Valencia 0
Real Madrid beat Valencia 2-0, capitalizing on an own goal in the eighth minute and a Lucas Vazquez finish in the 83rd minute. Real are five points back on leaders Barca, and sit in fifth place behind Sevilla, Atletico Madrid, and Alavés.

Girona 1-Atletico Madrid 1
Girona got in front at home against Atletico just before the half with a penalty, but conceded an own goal in the 82nd minute to finish up level with the visitors. Girona are currently in the fight for a Europa League spot.

Bundesliga: Bayern fight to beat Werder Bremen

Werder 1-Bayern Munich 2
Former Arsenal young gun Serge Gnabry scored twice for Bayern Munich in their 2-1 victory over Werder Bremen. Werder responded to Gnabry's 20th minute goal with one of their own in the 33rd, but the German starlet scored again in the 53rd to make what would be the game-winner. Bayern are still fourth in the league, nine behind leaders Dortmund.

Borussia Dortmund 2-SC Freiburg 0
Marco Reus scored a penalty in the 40th minute for BVB, and former Barcelona forward Paco Alcacer made it 2-0 in stoppage time. Dortmund extender to a seven point lead in the league above Borussia Monchengladbach who fell to RB Leipzig. Leipzig are third on 25 points, eight behind Dortmund who have 33.

Monday morning transfer talk

  • RB Leipzig have announced the signing of U.S. national team midfielder Tyler Adams from sister club New York Red Bulls. 
  • Frenkie de Jong and Matthijs de Ligt have been advised by former Ajax and Barcelona star Ronald de Boer to favour moves to Camp Nou over Manchester City.
  • Fulham boss Claudio Ranieri has refused to rule out the possibility of trying to sign Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater in January.
  • Arjen Robben has confirmed he will leave Bayern Munich at the end of this season, ending a 10-year association with the Bundesliga champions.
  • Barcelona will have to cough up €15 million if they want to sign Adrien Rabiot from Paris Saint-Germain in January.
  • Bournemouth have made contact with Liverpool over a loan move for Dominic Solanke.
  • Aston Villa have held talks with Chelsea over loan striker Tammy Abraham and are hopeful of keeping him through the season.
  • Monaco star Rony Lopes has extended his contract with the club through 2022. 
  • Cesar Azpilicueta is to become the latest player to pen a contract extension at Chelsea.

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Former USA International Jermaine Jones and wife Sarah Gerth Jones

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