The sporting weekend in pictures

The best images from the weekend’s sporting action.

The sporting weekend in pictures

Jose Mourinho returned to the dugout for the first time since his appointment as Tottenham head coach with a tense 3-2 win at West Ham.

Liverpool tightened their stance at the top of the Premier League with victory at Crystal Palace, with Leicester and Manchester City in close pursuit.

There were boxing title bouts, European action in rugby union, Europe’s number one golfer was crowned in Dubai and the International Swimming League arrived in London.

Mourinho gestures on the touchline during his first match in charge of Tottenham
Mourinho won his first match in charge of Tottenham at West Ham (John Walton/PA)
Raul Jimenez, left, scored his sixth goal in seven Premier League matches after extending Wolves' unbeaten league run to eight matches with a 2-1 win at Bournemouth
Raul Jimenez, left, scored his sixth goal in seven Premier League matches after extending Wolves’ unbeaten league run to eight games with a 2-1 win at Bournemouth (Mark Kerton/PA)
Arsenal needed a stoppage-time equaliser at home to Southampton in a 2-2 draw which increases pressure on under-fire boss Unai Emery
Arsenal needed a stoppage-time equaliser at home to Southampton in a 2-2 draw which increases pressure on under-fire boss Unai Emery (Yui Mok/PA)
In-form Leicester secured their sixth successive win in all competition with a 2-0 victory at Brighton
In-form Leicester secured their sixth successive win in all competition with a 2-0 victory at Brighton (Gareth Fuller/PA)
Liverpool extended their unbeaten Premier League streak to 30 games after a 2-1 triumph at Crystal Palace
Liverpool extended their unbeaten Premier League streak to 30 games after a 2-1 triumph at Crystal Palace (Adam Davy/PA)
Marco Silva's job at Everton is under severe pressure after falling to a 2-0 home defeat against struggling Norwich on Saturday
Marco Silva’s job at Everton is under severe pressure after falling to a 2-0 home defeat against struggling Norwich on Saturday (Richard Sellers/PA)
Ollie Pope, left, shakes the hand of New Zealand’s BJ Watling after he was dismissed for 205 runs - the highest total by a Black Caps wicketkeeper
Ollie Pope, left, shakes the hand of New Zealand’s BJ Watling after he was dismissed for 205 runs – the highest total by a Black Caps wicketkeeper (Mark Baker/AP)
Chris Ashton scored a record-extending 40th Champions Cup try in Sale's 25-15 success against 14-man La Rochelle
Chris Ashton scored a record-extending 40th Champions Cup try in Sale’s 25-15 success against 14-man La Rochelle (Martin Rickett/PA)
Jon Rahm claimed the 2019 Race to Dubai trophy after winning the DP World Tour Championship
Jon Rahm claimed the 2019 Race to Dubai trophy after winning the DP World Tour Championship (Kamran Jebreili/AP)
Adam Peaty helped London Roar reach the International Swimming Finals with victory in the 100m breaststroke at the London Aquatics Centre
Adam Peaty helped London Roar reach the International Swimming Finals with victory in the 100m breaststroke at the London Aquatics Centre (Zac Goodwin/PA)

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