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tv   Sport Today  BBC News  September 23, 2019 1:45am-2:01am BST

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i'm chetan pathak and this is sport today, live from the bbc sport centre. coming up on the programme. the perfect start continues. liverpool beat chelsea to go five points clear again at the top of the english premier league. the long wait for a win is over — for sebastian vettell — after a controversial victory at the singapore grand prix. england's danny willett wins the the pga championship at wentworth for his biggest victory since the 2016 us masters. hello and welcome to the programme, thanks forjoining us. chelsea gave it everything they had but liverpool's100% start to the english premier league season continues after a 2—1win at stamford bridge. jurgen klopp‘s side are now on a 15 match winning run in the league as frank lampard still awaits his first home
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win as manager. liverpool took the lead thanks to a fantastic trent alexander—arnold free—kick, chelsea then had a goal ruled offisde by var. minutes later roberto firmino doubled the lead on the half hour mark. but chelsea battled hard and got a deserved goal through n'golo kante which set up a nervy finish. we should have played them, to control the game more, we gave the ball easier way. yes, we can defend the situation. it will be tight until the end. we deserved three points. when we did, it always felt brilliant. that is how we leave it.
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aaron creswell was one of the goal scorers as west ham beat manchester united by two goals to nil at the london stadium. the defeat leaves united ten points behind liverpool and still looking for their first away win in the league since february. you are always disappointed when you lose games. today is a game that we clearly one and it is, of course, travelling, going home tonight. we go through the game again. at the moment, we reflect everyone. pierre—emerick aubameyang's stunning free—kick helped 10—man arsenal come from behind to beat aston villa 3—2. that win lifts unai emery‘s side into the top four. tottenham, chelsea and manchester united are amongst a group of teams on 8 points. liverpool are 5 points ahead of manchester city.
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karim benzema's second—half header was the decider as real madrid won 1—0 at sevilla to gojoint top of la liga. they mantain their unbeaten start to the season. but it's athletic bilbao who are the leaders on goal difference after a 2—0 win over alaves. real sociedad are just a point behind after a 3—1win at espanyol. in serie a the match between atalanta and fiorentina was stopped by the referee for a few minutes because of racist chanting from some of the home supporters. with just over half an hour gone at the stadio ennio tardini, the referee signalled for the game to be stopped for racist abuse directed towards fiorentina defender dalbert. an announcement was then made over the stadium loudspeaker for it to stop before the game resumed. the match ended 2—2 with atalanta
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coming from two goals down to get a point, scoring twice in the last 10 minutes. a late own—goal denied borussia dortmund victory against eintracht frankfurt afterjadon sancho‘s strike looked to have been enough to seal the three points. thomas delaney inadvertently directed the ball into his own with two minutes to play. it leaves dortmund third in the bundesliga table, three points behind leaders rb leipzig and one behind champions bayern munich. team europe have won the laver cup for the third year in a row following late heroics from roger federer and alexander zverev on sunday in geneva. team world started the day with victory from john isner and jack sock against the european pairing of federer and stefanos tsitsipas. ut zverev won a deciding rubber against milos raonic in switzerland to earn europe a dramatic 13—11 win. their they are with the trophy. rafa nadal and roger federer on the same side for once.
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sebastian vettel has his first grand prix win for 13 months. he finished ahead of his ferrari teammate charles leclerc in the singapore grand prix, but it was a contorversial win, with leclerc very unhappy with his team's pit stop strategy which cost him the lead. championship leader lewis hamilton was fourth. nick parrott reports. it's a celebration that confirms sebastien battle is still ferrari's number one. this season, he's been in the shadow of his 21—year—old team—mate is start from pole for the third race in a row. to win on the marina bay street circuit, you need a good strategy but leclerc‘s went out of the window. by the time he went out, he lost out as his team—mates took the lead. mercedes kept lewis hamilton longer to allow him to charge harder towards the end of the race but it didn't pay off,
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thanks to his series of incidents that led to several slow laps behind the safety car. adding started from second, he ended up fourth. meanwhile, leclerc was firmly put in his place. obviously it's a long race, certainly started with the last, he is quitting the effort annabel. he signed patriots. a $9
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million signing bonus. wales get their rugby world cup campaign started on monday. they'll be without one of their assistant coaches — rob howley — who was sent home over a potential breach of betting rules wales won the 6 nations at the beginning of the year and despite injuries to some key players — are being talked about as potential winners. captain alun wynjones will equal gethinjenkins‘ wales cap record when he leads the side out against georgia in toyota. he deserves all the accolades, and the pleasing thing for me, the last couple of years, that recognition hasn't just been couple of years, that recognition hasn'tjust been wales, it's been worldwide as well. in terms of performances, leadership and captaincy. that's pleasing to see.
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england's danny willett won the pga championship by three shots after a five—under—par 67 on the final day at wentworth in england. (oov)willett began the day tied for the lead in england. willett began the day tied for the lead with spain's jon rahm, who shot 70 to finish second, with south africa's christiaan be—zhoud—en—hout third. back problems and a loss of confidence had seen willett plunge from ninth in the world to a low of a62nd after he missed the cut at this event last year. this is his biggest win since the 2016 us masters. americans billy horschel and patrick reed finished joint fourth on 15 under par. american nelly korda won the ladies open de france — her first title on the european tour. the 21 year—old shot a final round of 67 for a 15 under—par total. korda — joint top american points scorer at last week's solheim cup — finished eight shots clear of celine boutier of france,
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with sweden's caroline hedwall and anotherjoanna klatten two shots further back in third. honda's marc marquez celebrated his 200th start and moved within reach of a sixth motogp title on sunday with a commanding win from pole position in front of his home spanish fans at the aragon grand prix. reigning champion marquez now has 300 points and a lead of 98 over his nearest rival andrea dovizioso, who finished second. marquez will wrap up his fourth successive championship with four races to spare if he wins the next race in thailand. finally we're going to take you to california for some incredible pictures from the latest event in the surfing world championship tour. lakey peterson took a quite stunning victory. here she is needing a score of 9.1 to win and she goes on and does it with a high risk final aerial move to earn her a score of 9.33. the win moves her to number two in the world rankings and in position to qualify for the us surfing team for next year's tokyo olympics. brazil's gabriel medina
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won the men's event. you can get all the latest sports news at our website — that's from me chetan pathak and the rest hello. it was a weekend of two halves. we had plenty of sunshine for most places on saturday. followed by more showers on sunday. but on both days, it was warm, with temperatures above 27 celsius. this was the scene as the sun went down sunday night in cornwall, some clear skies but some shower cloud still around too and really, through the week ahead, we are looking at a pretty unsettled autumnal feel to the weather, wet and windy at times and it will feel quite a bit cooler than it has done. monday is, of course, the autumn equinox and right on cue, we are welcoming this area of low
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pressure from the atlantic. some of this rain is much—needed rainfall, articularly across parts of south—east england where we have had less than 20% of the expected rainfall so far for september. during monday morning, most places starting dry. bit cloudy and damp for the north—west of scotland. these areas are working to the south—west of wales and england and northern ireland, winds picking up through the day, central and eastern parts of england, up to southern scotland, you should stay dry all day. temperatures reaching 21 degrees, fresher than it has been. typically, the high teens when you are under the cloud and the rain in the west. moving through into monday night, and ovenright into tuesday, we see that rain becoming quite heavy, especially across parts of south wales, southern england as well, the winds also picking up with that heavy rainfall. it will be a mild night, certainly frost—free, as it will be really for much of the week ahead, we're not expecting to see any frost this week but what we are going to see is some strong winds and heavy rain on tuesday morning, courtesy of a bit of a wave developing on this weather front here moving in from the atlantic. so with all that rain and also
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the strong winds to content with too, we may well have a bit of disruption to travel tuesday morning especially for parts of southern england, into south wales as well. there'll be a lot of standing water on the roads. this area of heavy rain works its way gradually eastwards across england and wales. that'll be followed by more heavy showers and thunderstorms packing in from the south—west. i think northern ireland and the north—west of scotland should stay predominantly dry through the day. temperatures only around about 15—19 degrees. much cooler than it has been and plenty of really quite heavy showers around. not only the showers but let's look at the wind gusts. 30mph gusts inland, a0 or even 45mph gusts along the south coast and through the english channel too. all that wet and windy weather moves eastwards, but we'll still see some rain in the south—east wednesday morning. a less windy day by the time we get to wednesday, with a mix of sunny spells and a few scattered showers but not a particularly wet day on wednesday. temperatures around 16—20 degrees
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and it stays unsettled for the rest of the week. bye— bye.
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awards. now let's cross over to
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