Playing out from the back and Pellegrini under pressure

Natalie Sawyer and Gab Marcotti are back together in the studio after another Premier League weekend full of surprises.

Oliver Kay witnesses the Woodward banner at Turf Moor as we examine the criticism thrown at Manchester United’s chief executive. And with Burnley and West Ham struggling, we look at two sides suffering from the (claret and) blues.

After errors from the experienced Cech and the handsome Alisson, the panel debate the merits of goalkeepers playing out from the back with their feet. And does Unai Emery really have faith in Bernd Leno?

James Gheerbrant watched Watford terrorize Tottenham at Vicarage Road. Are Watford benefitting from squad depth? And did Pochettino try and be too clever?

Is Liverpool hiring a throw-in coach the most ridiculous thing you’ve ever heard? Or does weaponizing the throw-in make perfect sense?

Plus find out why Gab has a hotline to Grant McCann and Natalie is channelling her inner Sepp Blatter.


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