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Week of Sport 26 February

February 28, 2018

In this week of sport we've rounded up the highlights from the past seven days, recapping action from the NatWest 6 Nations, Premier League and the Carabao Cup Final.

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NatWest 6 Nations

Scotland v England

Scotland beat England for the first time since 2008 to open up the Six Nations title race. Scottish centre Huw Jones scored two tries and winger Sean Maitland one in their 25-13 victory at Murreyfield. England will be looking to bounce back with a win, they take on France in two weeks time in Paris.

    

Ireland v Wales

Ireland remain on course for a Six Nations Grand Slam after a 37-27 win over Wales in Dublin. Ireland will take their 100% record into their next match at home to Scotland on 10 March, seven days before the St Patrick’s Day meeting with England.

  

France v Italy

France ended their winless run of eight games with a 34 - 17 victory over Italy in Marseille. The French centre Mathieu Bastareaud excelled on his return to the side scoring one of France's three tries.  

  

Premier league football

Premier League

Liverpool, Brighton and Manchester United were that stand out performers in this week’s Premier League fixtures. Liverpool beat West Ham 4-1 at Anfield, Jurgen Klopp described them the match as “a pleasure to watch”. Brighton eased their relegation worries and moved up to 12th place in the league with a 4-1 victory over Swansea City. Manchester United moved back into second place on Sunday after a 2-1 victory over top-four rivals Chelsea at Old Trafford.

Leicester City 1 1 Stoke City 
AFC Bournemouth 2 2 Newcastle United
Brighton & Hove Albion 4 1 Swansea City
Burnley 1 1 Southampton
Liverpool 4 1 West Ham United
West Bromwich Albion 1 2 Huddersfield Town
Watford 1 0 Everton
Arsenal 0 3 Manchester City
Crystal Palace 0 1
 Tottenham Hotspur
Manchester United 2 1 Chelsea

Carabao Cup Final - Man City v Arsenal

Cup Final

Pep Guardiola secured his first trophy as Manchester City manager as they secured a convincing 3-0 win over Arsenal in the Carabao Cup at Wembley. Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and David Silva were the goalscorers for the men in blue, whom responded well to their shock FA Cup fifth-round defeat by League One Wigan Athletic.

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