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The sporting weekend in pictures

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Manchester United edged out Tottenham at Wembley while Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa created a furore after admitting spying on Championship rivals Derby.

David De Gea and Marcus Rashford had key roles as Manchester United defeated Tottenham while Mohamed Salah’s penalty kept Liverpool flying high at the top of the Premier League.

Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa also hit the headlines after admitting to spying while in Spain Lionel Messi brought up another milestone after reaching 400 LaLiga games.

Here, Press Association Sport looks at some of the weekend’s best action in pictures.

David De Gea
Marcus Rashford scored the only goal but David De Gea was the star of the show for Manchester United at Wembley (Mike Egerton/PA)
Harry Kane
To add a worrying injury to insult for Spurs, Harry Kane limped off at the end of the match with an ankle problem  (Mike Egerton/PA)
Exeter Chiefs
Exeter kept alive their Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final hopes with a 34-12 bonus-point victory over Castres (David Davies/PA)
New England Patriots
However, standing in the Chiefs’ way are the mighty New England Patriots, who boosted their bid to reach a fourth Super Bowl in five years with a 41-28 victory over the LA Chargers on Sunday (Charles Krupa/AP)
Mohamed Salah
Mohamed Salah scored the only goal of the game as Liverpool beat Brighton to move seven points clear at the Premier League summit ahead of Manchester City’s clash with Wolves (Gareth Fuller/PA)

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LA Rams
The Los Angeles Rams saw off the Dallas Cowboys to move to within one win of the Super Bowl (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
England Manager Gareth Southgate
England boss Gareth Southgate chose Goodison Park over Wembley for his Sunday live action as he watched Everton beat Bournemouth 2-0 (Peter Byrne/PA)
Glen Durrant claimed his third successive BDO World Championship title, becoming the first player since Eric Bristow in 1984-86 to achieve the feat
Glen Durrant claimed his third successive BDO World Championship title, becoming the first player since Eric Bristow in 1984-86 to achieve the feat (Steven Paston/PA)

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