Ian Whittell, Liam Mackey and Dermot Corrigan review the football weekend.
Ian Whittell was at the Etihad Stadium, where Diego Costa seems to have turned into a deadly man of peace, but Pep Guardiola was showing the strain.
On Sunday, he was Goodison Park, where Jose Mourinho's improvements continue to be betrayed by Manchester United's soft centre
Liam Mackey was thrilled by Bournemouth's 'cup tie' turnaround against Liverpool and considers the implications for Jurgen Klopp's title hopes.
And Dermot Corrigan was at the Camp Nou, where everything continued to turn up roses for Zinedine Zidane, even if Madrid's football isn't all that impressive.
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