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EXCLUSIVE: A Los Angeles-based doctor that specializes in sports science says Erik ten Hag has risked injuring his Manchester United players by making them run 13.8km in training on Sunday. Sportsmail reported how a furious Ten Hag made his team cover the exact distance which Brentford outran United by when the Bees defeated United 4-0 in Saturday's late game - the shock result of the Premier League weekend. The Dutchman scrapped the planned day off for the Red Devils in order to unleash his wrath on the team but according to Dr Rajpal Brar, he risked doing more harm than good to his players.

Conte's Tottenham snatched a 2-2 draw against Tuchel's Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Sunday amid controversy on the pitch and scuffles off it. Tuchel ran past the Spurs bench ecstatically (top) after Reece James made it 2-1 to the Blues - and the Italian later joked on Instagram (middle) that Tuchel was 'lucky' Conte did not see him doing so. His Instagram post at around 11.30pm BST on Sunday night read: 'Lucky I didn't see you... making you trip over would have been well deserved...' followed by three cry-laughing emojis. 

Chelsea had further talks regarding a move for Barcelona's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang over the weekend. Chelsea were plotting to launch a bid for the Gabon striker earlier this week.

INTERVIEW: Joshua has been putting himself through mental torture before trying next weekend to physically brutalise the Ukrainian genius who made him surrendering his titles.

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IAN LADYMAN: The decision to appoint Erik ten Hag ahead of Mauricio Pochettino at Manchester United last spring was a close one. Both men presented impressive cases.

The Open champion, who is expected to join the breakaway LIV series, was due to start his final round at TPC Southwind just two strokes behind the overnight leader, JJ Spaun.

Icardi has been left out of PSG's matchday squad for their opening two Ligue 1 matches this season, and manager Christophe Galtier has confirmed that the 29-year-old is free to leave.

The 2-2 draw between Chelsea and Tottenham was rife with aggression as Spurs boss Conte and Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel clashed twice in the game before both were sent off.

The 23-time Grand Slam champion has not said what her last event will be, but has made it sound as if her final farewell will come at the US Open, which begins August 29 in New York.

Gabriel Jesus faced the cameras at the end of a record-breaking home debut for Arsenal and declared: 'I am so happy.' A few minutes later, his manager offered a slightly different version of events. 'He is disappointed in the dressing room because he said he could have scored four,' said Mikel Arteta. It was about the first time all afternoon that wires connecting Jesus and his colleagues had crossed.

The head coach was also repeatedly criticized for his clock management last season, including by legendary quarterback Peyton Manning during a game vs. the Eagles.

Diaz could not have made a more positive impression during his first months in England. Comparisons are being drawn with how things were for Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah when they arrived at Anfield.

The Celtics will face the Bucks in a rematch of last season's conference semifinals, while the Knicks will welcome Joel Embiid, James Harden and the Sixers to Madison Square Garden.

MARTIN SAMUEL AT STAMFORD BRIDGE: It was an afternoon of red cards, blue on blue attacks, a 96th-minute equaliser, brilliant, high energy football and wonderful, high octane chaos. If Todd Boehly did not previously understand the full, narrative pull of the Premier League, he does now. Manchester United's fall from grace and the spectacular arrival of Erling Haaland are fascinating plotlines, but this was the match that kick-started the season in earnest. Bad behaviour, bad blood, yes, but good football and one of those occasions that demands to be watched. Who could turn away from this? Chelsea, the better side, but Tottenham with new resilience under Antonio Conte.

Chaos, anarchy and pandemonium. For many, the tempestuous scenes that erupted during this pulsating London derby between Chelsea and Spurs was probably all very unpalatable.

Todd Boehly was given a memorable first taste of Premier League football as he watched his Chelsea side take on Tottenham in his first game at Stamford Bridge since a $5.15billion takeover of the club.

A VAR check resulted in no further action after centre-back Romero appeared to grab hold of the hair of Cucurella (rigth) in a controversial incident (left) shortly before Spurs scored a last-gasp leveller in the 2-2 draw. Irate fans vented their feelings at referee Anthony Taylor in the aftermath of the incendiary showdown, with viewers including former Premier League players Robbie Mustoe calling it violent conduct and Chelsea boss Tuchel (inset) asking whether players are now allowed to pull hair.

Soccer fans across the world were left stunned on Sunday afternoon when central defender Kalidou Koulibaly channeled his inner striker to score a brilliant volley on his home Chelsea debut.

Tottenham showed 'where they are as a team' after rescuing a point against Chelsea, according to Harry Kane. The England captain netted in the 96th-minute to secure a 2-2 draw for Spurs

ALMERIA 1-2 REAL MADRID: It seemed an upset was on the cards when the promoted side got off to a dream start in the sixth minute, when Largie Ramazani sent those at the Power Horse Stadium into ecstasy, slotting past Thibaut Courtois to give his side a surprising lead. Madrid dominated possession and, although they were behind at the break, Lucas Vazquez squared things up just after the hour mark with a smart finish. David Alaba then secured the win.

CHRIS SUTTON: Size matters (sometimes). When I was facing a team, I'd choose a centre back to target. It's natural, and that's why opponents have targeted Lisandro Martinez.

Chelsea, who believe Anthony Gordon can challenge Reece James down the right, have indicated an initial willingness to pay $49m - but Everton are believed to value him at at least $61m.

Tempers flare and benches clear! Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles get after each other in fiery encounter as the MLB playoff race reaches boiling point

The MLB playoff race is reaching boiling point. As the stakes raise, so do the tempers. Tampa Bay and Baltimore played their part in heightening such notions on Saturday night, with both benches clearing in the top of the eighth inning with the Rays up 6-2.  Tampa would go on to add two more runs to Baltimore's zero, ensuring the win which took the Rays into the final wildcard place, half a game above the Orioles. 

CRAIG HOPE: Two matches is too soon to judge a manager, of course, but you can form an opinion. On the evidence so far, he looks like adding to the club's myriad problems.

Sometimes Manchester City's opponents are best placed to offer a real gauge of where they are at and, a few days after last week's win at West Ham, Michail Antonio was still talking about them.

For so long, Serena Williams was a name to avoid on tour.  Now, the retiring 23-time Grand Slam champion represents a bucket-list challenge for anyone who grew up idolising her. Those who are yet to test themselves against Williams want to play a part in her farewell tour and, while the likes of Iga Swiatek, Coco Gauff and Ons Jabeur hope for that chance, Emma Raducanu will have it in Cincinnati this week.

Will Zalatoris finally wins first PGA Tour title after INCREDIBLE fortune in a playoff when his approach shot bounced along a stone wall but somehow stayed out the water - before rival Sepp Straka made a splash!

After so long in the shade, Will Zalatoris finally landed his first PGA Tour title on Sunday night by edging a thrilling and turbulent play-off against Sepp Straka at the FedEx St Jude Championship. It is a sign of Zalatoris's talent and an awkward recognition of his near-misses that at the age of 25 there had been a growing unease about how often he had gone close without taking the last step. But having acquired 16 top-10 finishes in the past two seasons, including six in his eight majors, he got the job done in astonishing circumstances in Memphis, with three extra holes and an almighty amount of luck needed to see off the Austrian.

Sportsmail keeps an eye on who's looking likely to make England's Qatar World Cup squad when the tournament starts in November, with Reece James and Ollie Watkins in forrm.

Nottingham Forest have announced the signing of Remo Freuler from Atalanta, who becomes the club's fifteenth arrival of the summer window. He is believed to have signed for a fee of $11million.

Manchester United's disastrous defeat against Brentford was far from a one-off. The Red Devils have suffered a number of calamitous results since Sir Alex Ferguson retired in 2013 to bring the club's golden era to an end, and the 4-0 loss at Brentford was just the latest setback for United. Sportsmail takes a look back at 10 shambolic results for United since Ferguson walked away from Old Trafford nine years ago.

Manchester United transfer target Antony produced a masterclass for Ajax during their 6-1 win against Groningen on Sunday, just one day after Erik ten Hag's side were thrashed 4-0 by Brentford in the Premier League. The Brazilian winger scored Ajax's second of the match with a trademark left-footed strike from the right flank, minutes after gliding past three Groningen defenders with sublime skill in the penalty box. Ten Hag has made no secret of his desire to reunite with the 22-year-old, having built up a positive relationship with the youngster in Amsterdam.

Nottingham Forest have plenty of work to do after an opening day defeat to Newcastle and West Ham will provide another stern test as they bid to make an impression after making 13 signings this summer.

TOM COLLOMOSSE AT THE CITY GROUND: In the first Premier League fixture here for 23 years, Taiwo Awoniyi put Forest ahead in first-half stoppage time. It was the only goal of the game.

US boxing sensation Teofimo Lopez made a victorious return to the ring, stopping Pedro Campa in the seventh round Saturday night at Resorts World Events Center in Las Vegas. Lopez made his debut as a 140-pound junior welterweight in his first fight since suffering the only loss of his career. Moments after putting Campa on the canvas at the start of the seventh, Lopez (17-1, 13 KOs) obliterated his outmatched opponent with a flurry of punches, prompting referee Tony Weeks to stop the fight at the 2:14 mark.

Manchester United's humbling by Brentford has sent shockwaves around the world after their 4-0 defeat saw them suffer back-to-back defeats as pundits, media outlets and fans were left stunned by their woeful display.  Erik ten Hag has only been in the role since June but is already facing huge pressure on his position after he became the first Manchester United boss to lose his first two league games since 1921 - though it's the performances of his players that have been seized upon by the club's critics. In a humiliation that saw the Red Devils 4-0 down at half time, pundits such as Gary Neville, Jamie Carragher, Gary Neville and Rio Ferdinand were all scathing of the players after some high-profile errors - including from keeper David de Gea. 

'All that hype and pressure getting to him': Kylian Mbappe 'shocking attitude' stuns fans as he seems to STOP RUNNING when nobody passes to him in PSG's 5-2 win over Montpellier

The French giants have started the campaign brightly under new manager Christophe Galtier by winning both their opening two Ligue 1 matches and scoring an impressive 10 goals. Superstar Mbappe opened his account for the season in the second-half of their latest win, despite looking a frustrated figure for most of the match.The 23-year-old had a penalty saved with the scores level at 0-0 and just before half-time, it seemed as though Mbappe threw a strop when PSG had a glorious chance to go 3-0 ahead. Vitinha brought the ball out from the back and had the option of passing to Mbappe on the left or Lionel Messi on the right. PSG's new midfield signing opted to go out wide to Messi, which saw French international Mbappe throw his hands up in the air and slow down. Achraf Hakimi ended up putting his shot wide, but there was clearly space for a winger to dart into on the opposite flank, where Mbappe could have found himself if he had kept running forward on the counter attack.

Despite Ten Hag's team failing to find their feet thus far this season following back-to-back Premier League losses, the Trust directed the blame for the club's decline squarely at the presiding Glazer family.

An almost sold-out Nou Camp was expectant before the game following Barca's summer spending spree which has seen them splash $154million on new signings. But despite starts for new arrivals Lewandowski and Raphinha, and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Ansu Fati coming off the bench, the Catalan side still couldn't score. Their woes were compounded in second half stoppage time as Sergio Busquets was sent off after elbowing Radamel Falcao in the face.

The NFL is back, and with it, the 2022 fantasy football season. For all the talk about the demise of the running back, most of whom now share snaps in teams' ongoing efforts to reduce injuries, many top fantasy players can still be found at the position. Even fantasy football novices can find the value in Indianapolis Colts running back Jonathan Taylor, who led the NFL with 92 touches in the red zone in 2021, or Carolina Panthers star Christian McCaffrey, who ranks among the best in the game when healthy. Tom Brady is back after a brief retirement, but that doesn't mean fantasy fans can expect the same production. Meanwhile, Aaron Rogers is somehow undervalued despite winning consecutive MVPs and Deebo Samuel will try to replicate his historic fantasy season of 2021.


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Nike has launched Brazil's home and away kit looks for the tournament, starting this November in Qatar. The home kit is in the nation's traditional yellow and green, while the away kit sports the classic blue that has been their change shirt for every World Cup since 1954.

Qatar will now play Ecuador in Doha on Nov. 20 - just 101 days after FIFA's decision Thursday - stretching the World Cup to 29 days from the 28 agreed seven years ago.

In under six months the 2022 FIFA World Cup will get underway in Qatar and the eight stadiums that will play host to the tournament are ready. They are also eye-catching to say the least.

Seven games stand in England's way of lifting the prestigious Jules Rimet trophy in December, with the final taking place the 80,000-seater Lusail Stadium on 18 December.

The World Cup in Qatar gets underway on November 21 and runs until December 18 in what will be the first-ever winter edition of the tournament. Sportsmail takes you through the details.