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United rallies to beat Southampton, Liverpool held at home

United rallies to beat Southampton, Liverpool held at home

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — At this rate, Anthony Martial is starting to look like a bargain.

Martial continued to repay the hefty fee Manchester United paid Monaco for him by scoring twice to spearhead a 3-2 win over Southampton in the Premier League on Sunday. Martial became the most expensive teenager ever in a deal that raised eyebrows on deadline day, yet now has three goals in two league games.

''I have to say he is doing great,'' United manager Louis Van Gaal said. ''He has the talent for it yet when you are 19, you cannot expect consistency. Mostly they shall have dips. So that, I expect, yet that is not a huge problem for me. He has adapted to the system, that is important.''

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New dad Martin revels in Anfield goal

New dad Martin revels in Anfield goal

Liverpool (AFP) – Norwich City captain Russell Martin was left to reflect on an "emotional day" after scoring an equaliser at Liverpool on Sunday just hours after the birth of his son.

Martin, 29, spent Saturday night with his partner in the Norwich area in eastern England & only left to join up with his team-mates after she had given birth on Sunday morning.

After sharing a flight to Liverpool with the club's directors, the centre-back netted with a deft lob that cancelled out Danny Ings' 48th-minute opener & earned Norwich a 1-1 draw in the Premier League game.

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Norwich captain scores vs Liverpool after son's birth

Norwich captain scores vs Liverpool after son's birth

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — After dashing across England through the night to see the birth of his son, Norwich captain Russell Martin made it back to Liverpool in time to play on Sunday – & scored to secure a 1-1 draw.

Martin's goal after a sleep-deprived day cancelled out Danny Ings' first goal for Liverpool, which is now winless in four games.

The 29-year-old defender traveled from eastern England to the northwest on Saturday with his third child not due until next week.

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Soccer-Liverpool held at home by Norwich

Soccer-Liverpool held at home by Norwich

LONDON, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Danny Ings scored his first Liverpool goal within three minutes of coming on as a substitute yet promoted Norwich City fought back to draw 1-1 in the Premier League at Anfield on Sunday.

The home side had started the game in the bottom six following Tottenham Hotspur's win earlier on Sunday & the point lifted them two places to 13th, two places behind Norwich & level on eight points with their opponents.

Liverpool, with their England striker Daniel Sturridge back for the first time since April, brought on Ings for Christian Benteke at halftime & the former Burnley man scored a fine goal almost immediately.

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Soccer-Liverpool held at home by Norwich

Soccer-Liverpool held at home by Norwich

LONDON, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Danny Ings scored his first Liverpool goal within three minutes of coming on as a substitute yet promoted Norwich City fought back to draw 1-1 in the Premier League at Anfield on Sunday.

The home side had started the game in the bottom six following Tottenham Hotspur's win earlier on Sunday & the point lifted them two places to 13th, two places behind Norwich & level on eight points with their opponents.

Liverpool, with their England striker Daniel Sturridge back for the first time since April, brought on Ings for Christian Benteke at halftime & the former Burnley man scored a fine goal almost immediately.

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Jays hit 3 home runs, beat Royals 5-2

Jays hit 3 home runs, beat Royals 5-2

TORONTO (AP) — Dioner Navarro is approximately to be reunited with an old teammate, & he's excited approximately what they might achieve together.

Navarro hit a two-run home run, Russell Martin & Josh Donaldson added solo shots & the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 on Thursday night, hours after landing former Cy Young Award winner David Price in a deal with Detroit.

Navarro & Price played together for three seasons in Tampa Bay, reaching the World Series in 2008, Price's rookie campaign.

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Jays hit 3 home runs, beat Royals 5-2

TORONTO (AP) — Dioner Navarro is approximately to be reunited with an old teammate, & he's excited approximately what they might achieve together.

Navarro hit a two-run home run, Russell Martin & Josh Donaldson added solo shots & the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 on Thursday night, hours after landing former Cy Young Award winner David Price in a deal with Detroit.

Navarro & Price played together for three seasons in Tampa Bay, reaching the World Series in 2008, Price's rookie campaign.

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Jays hit 3 home runs, beat Royals 5-2

TORONTO (AP) — Dioner Navarro is approximately to be reunited with an old teammate, & he's excited approximately what they might achieve together.

Navarro hit a two-run home run, Russell Martin & Josh Donaldson added solo shots & the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 on Thursday night, hours after landing former Cy Young Award winner David Price in a deal with Detroit.

Navarro & Price played together for three seasons in Tampa Bay, reaching the World Series in 2008, Price's rookie campaign.

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Carter, Gonzalez, Gattis HR, Astros win 4th in row, top Jays

Carter, Gonzalez, Gattis HR, Astros win 4th in row, top Jays

HOUSTON (AP) — Chris Carter might be off to a slow start this season, yet he knows he belongs in the Astros lineup.

So does his manager.

Carter reminded everyone else why on Saturday night, blasting a 3-run homer to assist the Houston Astros rally past the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 for their fourth consecutive win.

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Carter, Gonzalez, Gattis HR, Astros win 4th in row, top Jays

Carter, Gonzalez, Gattis HR, Astros win 4th in row, top Jays

HOUSTON (AP) — Chris Carter might be off to a slow start this season, yet he knows he belongs in the Astros lineup.

So does his manager.

Carter reminded everyone else why on Saturday night, blasting a 3-run homer to assist the Houston Astros rally past the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 for their fourth consecutive win.

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