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tv   Sportsday  BBC News  October 4, 2020 7:45pm-8:01pm BST

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a surprise finish in london for the ethiopian shura kitata. and the top seed is out of the french open, simona halep beaten by a teenager. hello and welcome to sportsday. welcome to the programme. we'll take you to an incredible game for tottenham at old trafford injust a moment, but first — aston villa are beating the defending champions liverpool 2—0 at villa park. ollie watkins scoring in just the fourth minute, then getting a second on 23 minutes. where do we start with the match at old trafford? a penalty in the first thirty seconds and then five goals and a red card in the first half.
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it finished 6—1 to tottenham withjose mourinho celebrating a comprehensive win over his old side, and manchester united manager ole gunner solskjaer wondering what happened. alex gulrajani was watching. the last time joe the last timejoe mourinho was here, it was in the other dugout. and it did not start in the way that he may have envisaged. tripping in the box, tell to the manchester and bruno fernandez been the head. and in defence, united have shown frailty already this season and tied would punish a relapse. he was the first, the partnership of harry kane the next. spurs are back in this and soon there after noon, would become even easier. sent off for this clash with eric. his team now down to ten
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as tottenham continue to apply pressure on the home defenders. kane adding his name to the scoresheet before a player that many thought would be out injured got his second or before half—time —— goal. grabbing a fifth, the spurs are not done yet. kane completed the rout with their sixth from the penalty spot. just the return he would have wanted. it's the worst day of my career as a manchester united manager. probably the worst day for all of these players as well. but, it is not the worst day in the manchester united cloud history. we bounce back before and to explain now, it is quite difficult and of course, we have been beaten 6—1 at home against a very good side but we have
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contributed a lot to her own downfall. the absence of manager david moyes seems to be working for west ham who put in an impressive performance to pull off a surprise 3—0 victory against leicester, ending their 100 per cent winning start to the season. moyes is self isolating after contracting coronavirus. drew savage was watching. pointing missing from this was temp performance was the manager, in charge of lester saved us a leading because of coronavirus symptoms. antonio gave him an early lead and never looked like losing. against an opponent who won the first three games and what a way it manchester city. the second goal came from a google fashion up and under, pablo perfectly judged as google fashion up and under, pablo perfectlyjudged as getaway. west end debbie on the counter attack and determined to defend. essentially,
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they did lester. hitting the cross bar they did lester. hitting the crossbar for the visitors before wrapping things up. his team seventh premier league goal in two matches. lester only showed up they're capable of and this time. this is the per father took capable of and this time. this is the perfather took him capable of and this time. this is the per father took him to the top of the league. —— football. not even a consolation goalfor of the league. —— football. not even a consolation goal for the foxes, which sums up their day. arsenal beat sheffield united 2—1 at the emirates. the first goal from bukayo sako, then nicolas pepe here getting arsenal beat sheffield united 2—1 at the emirates. the first goal from bukayo sako, then nicolas pepe here getting the second for the gunners. blades manager chris wilder far from happy david luiz remained on the pitch after appearing to pull back ollie burke in the first half i've seen it, system managers have seen it, all of our substance in it. poet is unsure, has he. number and how big of politics, does it go on
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if you pull his shirt or is it a tug or is it not to talk. is it minimal or is it not to talk. is it minimal or ripping his shirt off the back? totte n ha m or ripping his shirt off the back? tottenham last year or as a five yards off—site? pulled his shirt? so sheffield united are without a point this season and so are fulham, who suffered their fourth straight premier league defeat after losing at wolverhampton wanderers. pedro neto got on the scoresheet at molineux, which moves wolves up to 12th in the table. obviously, improvements needed to be made. ifelt like obviously, improvements needed to be made. i felt like today certainly that was the case of the team, i felt like we defended the team and the hard work that they put in then the hard work that they put in then the understanding to keep learning going to improve in this league. the tea m going to improve in this league. the team is in the championship in these players are in the championship it weeks ago they've come up into the big leagues where we are learning at the moment. in one of the early matches, southampton were helped to a 2—0 victory over west brom at st mary's with goals from moussa djenepo and this volley from oriol romeu.
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let's take a look at some of the other football headlines today. celtic snatched a late victory at macdiarmid park, scoring two goals in added time against stjohnstone. leigh griffiths headed in the first in the 90th minute, then patrick klimala smashed in the second. rangers are still top of the scottish premiership after beating ross county 2—0. us world cup winner alex morgan is yet to make her debut for tottenham, watching on as they lost 4—1 to manchester city in the women's super league. goals from chloe kelly, samantha mewis and ellen white helped seal the emphatic win for city. meanwhile, manchester united beat brighton 3—0, with this ella toone penalty setting them on their way. there were also wins for arsenal, chelsea and reading. we knew it would be different, but no—one could have predicted the dramatic finish to this years london marathon. because of covid, only elite runners actually ran a specially mapped out course.
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but the hot favourite, four time winner eliud kipchoge only came eighth and there was a 100 metres sprint to the line with kenya's vincent kipchumba and shura kitata from ethiopia vying for the win. it was kitata who won through with a time of 2 hours, five minutes and 41 seconds. joe wilson reports. so, began london's first or to marathon. covid changed everything and changed nothing. the course was a lapse of st james's park but still the same distance. this weather demanded more endurance than ever. bridget kosgei was streets ahead by the time the women's elite rates finished. she had beaten the course and the rain and all of her rivals. but not a day for world records. a daye for perseverance. a day for perseverance. very tough race because it rained all the way. even our legs were freezing.
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by late morning, the elite men were doing their laps here. while the mass participation was happening everywhere. 16,000 doing their marathons wherever, however they could. lee and ryan here running for children with cancer uk... miles still mattered, the cash for charity mattered, may be more than ever. alistair and bruce for parkinson's... the greatest, the quickest, but eliud kipchoge had rivals at his sleeves. this was a race. he spoke later about a blocked ear. he's only human but this was almost unthinkable. eliud kipchoge off the pace. it was definitely there for someone else to win but who? the long stride of vincent kipchumba and alongside him for ethiopia, shura kitata and after 26 miles, suddenly they were both usain bolt! the two of them are locked in battle, neck and neck, stride for stride! it's going to be kitata taking the victory!
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a great finish! more surprises, we did it in but took ten minutes of her own personal best to win the women's wheelchair race. in the men's, brent lakatos, at 40, won his first london marathon ahead of britain's david weir. you measure this event in miles and emotion. olympic qualification. whether you are, all you give it everything. whoever you are, all you give it everything. time for a look at some of the other sports news stories making the headlines. there was a big shock at the french open, with women's top seed simona halep knocked out by unseeded 19 year old iga swiatek injust 68 minutes. no such trouble for the 12 time champion at roland garros, rafa nadal. he dropped just four games as he reached the quarter finals with a straight sets victory over sebastian korda.
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englishman aaron rai has won the scottish open after beating fellow countryman tommy fleetwood in a tense playoff. fleetwood had the chance to take it to an extra hole but he missed a 3—foot putt to hand the world number 183 his second european tour title. and "sottsass" has won europe's richest horse race, the prix de l‘arc de triomphe at longchamp, beating the hotly tipped frankie dettori mount enable — who was going for a third victory. bristol are in the premiership play—off spots after a bonus point win over london irish and because bath failed to get a win. in fact, bath lost a 11! point lead, only managing to draw against saracens — who're already relegated. it now means bath drop to fourth in the table, and gives sale a chance to get the final play off spot in their re—arranged match against worcester on wednesday. it was postponed after 15 sale players tested positive for covid.
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meanwhile, former england captain chris robshaw said goodbye to harlequins with a 32—26 win over leicester tigers. an emotional robshaw was clapped off by his team mates, and the leicester players, after playing for the club for 17 years. he'll end his career in the united states, where he's signed a two—year contract with san diego legion. the t20 blast final is under way between surrey and notts outlaws at edgbaston. surrey beat gloucestershire in their semifinal — which was reduced to just 11 overs after a wash—out yesterday. liam plunkett took three wickets as gloucestershire were limited to 73—7. surrey reached that target with eight balls to spare — ben foakes top—scored with 20 and jamie overton hit the winning runs. in the other semifinal — which also had reduced overs — steven croft made 33 from 22 balls as lancashire posted a target of 95 for notts to win. and it was a total that notts managed easily with dan christian
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hitting an incredible four sixes in a row to take the game away from lancashire and all but seal victory. thatjob was done by imad wasim, whose boundary gave outlaws a five—wicket win. geraint thomas is up to third place at the giro d'italia, which ended in a sprint finish on stage two in sicily. thomas' expected rival, fellow briton simon yates, has also moved up the standings. he's now eighth. thomas remains 26 seconds ahead of him after getting through today's stage safely, his team—mate filippo ganna keeps the pinkjersey for now, after winning yesterday's time trial. and there was a second italian stage winner in two days. home favourite diego ullisi was the fastest man on a slightly uphill finish. britain's lizzie deignan has won the women's liege—bastogne—liege cycle race — her second victory at one of the major one—day races
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known as ‘monuments‘. and how about this for a comeback? primoz roglic, who missed out on winning the tour de france after leading for two weeks, won the mens race — but onlyjust! julian alaphilippe — wearing the rainbow stripes after winning the world championship — thought he'd won and put his arms in the air. however, he didn't see the yellow and blackjersey coming past him. roglic the winner by millimetres. a reminder of our top story. tottenham have battered manchester united 6—1 at old trafford. a favourable return tojose mourniho‘s old club, celebrations from goalscorers heung min—son and harry kane. but with united down to 16th in the table —
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that's all from sportsday. hello there. numerous flood warnings enforced and those may well start to increase as the rain makes its way into the river systems, but lots of standing water in flooded roads, bbc will have more for you. you can see where the rain is, pretty heavy across parts of northern ireland and be seen a few showers into the sunshine but generally speaking, iran continues to rotate around the area of low pressure, press become even more fragmented and showered through the night. overall, bit cloudy and still pretty windy in western and southern areas and northwestern other areas in the court night but it could be some mistiness and the other areas. persistent rain and the chance of more system rain coming into northern ireland and parts of england and wales in particular, but
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given more sunshine elsewhere, it will be slightly warmer. this is bbc news with martine croxall. we'll be live in washington shortly. the headlines at eight. president trump's doctors say he is continuing to improve — as he's treated in hospital for coronavirus. they also reveal more details of his condition before he was admitted — he received oxygen twice — but they remain optimistic. if he continues to look and feel as well as he does today, our hope is that we can plan for a discharge as early as tomorrow, to the white house where he can continue his treatment course. i came here, wasn't feeling so well, i feel much better now. from hospital earlier, the president said he hoped to be back soon, acknowledging that the real test lies in the days ahead. the prime minister says its too early to tell if the latest covid restrictions are working — and urges people to keep following the rules.


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