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Video: The Independent looks back at the major headlines from the weekend's Premier League action

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Sunderland had Brown sent-off late-on and are staring relegation in the face unless they can drastically change their form

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Brendan Rodgers looked like a man who suspected a wind-up when he was asked, half an hour after his side had defeated Manchester United on  1 September, whether he harboured hopes of winning the Premier League. There was a brief, uncharacteristic silence, then a little laugh before he managed to put together a reply. “It’s a fair enough question,” he said, before dismissing it.

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Ki Sung-Yong of Sunderland celebrates scoring the winning goal

Sunderland 2 Chelsea 1 match report: Jose Mourinho out of Capital One Cup following extra-time strike from Ki Sung-yueng

Chelsea manager's priority is Monday’s trip to the Emirates in the Premier League as he makes eight changes to his side for Cup tie

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Portuguese may have to dilute his team's current cavalier style

Branislav Ivanovic clears the ball during Chelsea's 2-1 win over Crystal Palace

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Sunderland Gus Poyet shows his frustration during the 0-0 draw with West Ham

Gus Poyet seeks league boost with Sunderland cup run

Manager has challenged his players to launch a survival drive by dumping star-studded Chelsea out of the Capital One Cup

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Jose Mourinho highlights importance of entire squad for hectic upcoming schedule

Manager maintains every one of his Chelsea squad will have an important role to play

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Andre Villas-Boas sacked: Manager paid price for making football 'too complicated' at Tottenham

Spurs suffered a humiliating 5-0 defeat to Liverpool at the weekend

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No way past: Wes Brown connects but his effort fails to trouble Jussi Jaaskelainen in the West Ham goal

West Ham 0 Sunderland 0 match report: Festive fare in short supply for the faithful

The Calvin report: Striking ineptitude of West Ham and Sunderland, the teams with the all-time worst scoring records in the Premier League, leaves both sets of supporters fearing the worst

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