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Week of sport 2 October

October 2, 2017

In this “week of sport” we’ve rounded up the highlights from the past seven days, recapping action from the final ODI England v West Indies, NFL at Wembley Stadium and Premier League football.

NFL - New Orleans Saints v Miami Dolphins

NFL Wembley

An 80,000 strong crowd saw the New Orleans Saints beat the Miami Dolphin’s 20-0 at Wembley Stadium.

Wide receiver Michael Thomas and running back Alvin Kamara scored the touchdowns for New Orleans as they cruised to a comfortable victory. It is the first time that the Miami Dolphins have failed to score a point in a match since 2013. The next two NFL teams to play in the UK will be the Arizona Cardinals v Los Angeles Rams at Twickenham Stadium on 22 October.

England v West Indies ODI

Bairstow ODI

Jonny Bairstow made an unbeaten 141 and Jason Roy 96 as England comfortably beat the West Indies with a nine- wicket win in the fifth and final one-day international in Southampton. The victory ends a successful summer in one-day cricket for England, who have won 11 of their past 13 completed matches.

Premier League

Premier League football

Manchester City, Tottenham and Manchester United gave standout performances this weekend in the Premier League. Manchester City returned to the Premier League summit with an outstanding win at reigning champions, Chelsea. Harry Kane said he has probably had his "best month" after taking his September goal tally to 13 with two in Tottenham’s victory at Huddersfield. Manchester United put in a dominant performance to beat a Crystal Palace, who have lost all seven Premier League games this season, failing to score 

Huddersfield 0 4 Tottenham

Bournemouth 0 0 Leicester

Manchester United 4 0 Crystal Palace

Stoke 2 1 Southampton

West Brom 2 2 Watford

West Ham 1 0 Swansea

Chelsea 0 1 Manchester City

Arsenal 2 0 Brighton

Everton 0 1 Burnley

Newcastle 1 1 Liverpool

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