Pep Guardiola welcomed the return of Aymeric Laporte after Manchester City edged a tough contest against Sheffield United 1-0 at Bramall Lane.
Frank Lampard insists Chelsea have the firepower to cope if England hitman Tammy Abraham’s ankle problem keeps him sidelined for several weeks.
Preston boss Alex Neil praised his side’s performance after they climbed up to sixth place in the Sky Bet Championship table following a comfortable 3-0 win at struggling Barnsley.
Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl praised the reaction of his players as they responded to Saturday’s collapse at home against Wolves by beating Crystal Palace 2-0 at Selhurst Park.
Jonathan Woodgate sought to downplay the touchline fracas that blighted the closing stages of Middlesbrough’s 1-1 draw with Birmingham City.
Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti tried to put a brave face on his side’s added-time collapse in the 2-2 draw at home to Newcastle by pointing out he lost a Champions League final from 3-0 up.
Boss Dean Smith has thrown down the survival gauntlet to Aston Villa after their last-gasp win over Watford.
Eddie Howe saluted a huge win for Bournemouth and admitted he is “desperate” to keep them in the Premier League.
West Brom head coach Slaven Bilic admits his team are in a mini crisis – despite still heading the Sky Bet Championship table after six games without a win.
Sergio Busquets refused to be drawn on comparisons between former coach Ernesto Valverde and his replacement Quique Setien after Barcelona’s 1-0 victory over Granada.
Jurgen Klopp insisted he was not be joining any title-winning parties yet after Liverpool took another step towards the Premier League crown with victory over Manchester United at Anfield.
Sean Dyche praised the mentality of his Burnley players after they came from behind to beat Champions League-chasing Leicester 2-1 and haul themselves clear of the relegation zone.
Emma Hayes highlighted Bethany England’s international credentials after Chelsea extended their unbeaten Women’s Super League record with a 4-1 win at Arsenal.
Robbie Neilson felt his Dundee United side proved to the doubters they could compete with a top-six Premiership team after holding Hibernian to a 2-2 draw in the William Hill Scottish Cup.
Sabri Lamouchi warned Nottingham Forest that they need to improve in order to gain promotion after returning to the Sky Bet Championship play-off places with a 3-1 win over Luton.
Motherwell manager Stephen Robinson backed Christopher Long to go all the way to the top after the striker’s hat-trick propelled his side into the fifth round of the William Hill Scottish Cup.
Steve Bruce revelled in Newcastle’s “smash and grab” victory over Chelsea after Isaac Hayden’s last-gasp header eased them seven points clear of relegation trouble.
Celtic boss Neil Lennon insists there is more to come from Leigh Griffiths after the striker got back on the goal trail in the 2-1 William Hill Scottish Cup win over Partick Thistle in Maryhill.
Sevilla director of football Monchi says his club are “angry and outraged” at the VAR decision to disallow their opening goal during their 2-1 LaLiga defeat to Real Madrid.
Dean Smith is running out of superlatives for Jack Grealish and hailed the “telling contribution” of debutant Pepe Reina after Aston Villa hit back to draw 1-1 at Brighton.