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Did your Premier League team live up to expectations at the weekend? We asked Arsenal legend and Sky Sports Now guest Ray Parlour to grade each side based on their performance in the Premier League fixtures and Capital One Cup final over the weekend.So how did your team fare? Did they get an A or an F, or somewhere in between? Read on to see how each top-flight side has been ranked... Weekend results West Ham 1-0 Sunderland Leicester 1-0 Norwich Southampton 1-2 Chelsea Stoke 2-1 Aston Villa Watford 0-0 Bournemouth West Brom 3-2 Crystal Palace Man United 3-2 Arsenal Tottnnham 2-1 Swanea Liverpool 1-1 Man City AET Man City won 3-1 on penalties Chelsea - BChelsea are also going really well at the moment. Guus Hiddink has done a brilliant job to get back to basics and get results. Theyre safe now, so they can have a really good push to the end of the season and theyve got these cup competitions as well to concentrate on.Im giving them a B because they fought back against a very hard and good Southampton side. They showed a bit of character to get a good win in the end.Manchester United - BI was at the game against Arsenal, and credit to United, they took advantage and it was brilliant from the young kid Marcus Rashford again to score another two goals. Scoring three goals at home was excellent for Louis van Gaal and it gives them a chance now for the top four. Theyll be very happy with the win because its always a big game. Marcus Rashfords fairytale continued as he scored twice on his Premier League debut to help Manchester United to a 3-2 win over Arsenal at Old Trafford Liverpool - BI thought both teams really had a go at Wembley and it was a great game to watch. Liverpool were very unlucky in the end not to win it and penalties is a cruel way to lose a cup final, but those are the rules. They were three poor penalties in the end though that were well saved.Manchester City - BAgain, both teams were very good, and it was a good cup final. Fair play to Willy Caballero, he had a brilliant shoot-out as the cup goalkeeper ahead of Joe Hart and he made three good stops to win the Capital One Cup for City. Highlights from Wembley as Liverpool and Manchester City met in the Capital One Cup final Tottenham - BThis is another team that keeps getting results. Being 1-0 down (at home to Swansea) showed that character as well and Mauricio Pochettinos done an amazing job. Its a very young side who are growing together with a good energy and are real title contenders now.Stoke - BStoke had that little bit of a blip and were moving down the table but then theyve had some good results lately. Beating Bournemouth away was a big result and they followed it up with a win against Aston Villa. Everyone probably expected them to win at home against a struggling Villa, but theyve still got to do the job.They had that little bit of good fortune going 2-0 up, and youre thinking the points are in the bag but Villa fought back with the goal, although it wasnt enough to save them anything from the game. Stoke are showing a much better character now and much better performances.West Bromwich Albion - BWest Brom were brilliant in the first half. Crystal Palace were very poor but West Brom went out there, got the three-goal advantage and it was a brilliant performance so credit to them. Ray Parlour thinks West Brom are now safe from a relegation battle following their 3-2 win against Crystal Palace Scoring three goals at home is a bonus as well because at times, theyve been a bit lacklustre in front of goal and havent scored enough but now theyve got three so a good performance all round that really puts them safe now for me.Leicester - CLeicester ground out their 1-0 win over Norwich, but thats what youve got to do to be champions when you play poorly. They had that two-week break, and were probably thinking about the Arsenal game that they lost in the last minute so sometimes its difficult to have that amount of time off, but again they came back and got the result. The most important thing at the end of the day is the three points, no matter how you play. I thought it was a good performance, similar to West Ham with how they played and what they achieved.Norwich - CYou could probably say they were unlucky. Again, they were a bit like Sunderland in that they probably did enough to get a point as well and that could have been vital for them staying up. Alex Neil will probably be a little bit angry with the way it happened and he will say that they deserved more from the game.Thats the problem they will have for the rest of the season, they need to pick up points when they deserve them and they certainly deserved a point at the weekend.West Ham - C Michail Antonio scored the only goal during a 1-0 win against Sunderland on Saturday Another good win for West Ham and theyre having a great season so far. It was an important win going into the week that theyve got - playing Spurs at home on Wednesday - so its a big week for West Ham. It wasnt a great performance but its all about winning games and getting three points on the board. They can play better but again, theyre getting good results.Sunderland - CSunderland were unlucky at West Ham. I thought they deserved a draw because they created chances. Sam Allardyce alluded to it after the game, talking about having lots of opportunities in the second half and that they did enough to get a point. That will stand them in good stead going forward and they were unlucky not to go away with something from the game.Bournemouth - C Ray Parlour watched Bournemouths draw with Watford and believes another few wins will see the Cherries safe from relegation It was a good battling point for Bournemouth at Watford and another point to safety. It will probably be about 37 or 38 points to stay up this season and Bournemouth are now on 29. Knowing that if they can get points away from home is a bonus and if they can get a few wins at home, theyll be staying in the Premier League.Swansea - CSwansea have got some big games coming up. Theyve got Arsenal on Wednesday, but then theres a three-game period where they are playing teams around them at the bottom. Thats when they need to pick the points up. It wasnt a great performance but Spurs is always a tough place to go.Arsenal - DDefensively, it wasnt good enough from Arsenal, especially from the back four who didnt push up enough at times and were a bit deep as a side. It wasnt the greatest performance away from home, and this will be the key for them now to get the away performances better than they did at Man United. Ray Parlour identified a lack of leadership among the current Arsenal squad as he reacts to their 3-2 defeat at Manchester United Theyve got Spurs next and Man City later in the season as well as West Ham and Everton, so there are some big away games coming up and they have to play better than that.Southampton - DSouthampton are having a great run at the moment. Its brilliant the way theyve moved up the table, and its been a big plus having Fraser Forster back in the side. It was always going to be a difficult game, Chelsea are now playing much better. Their big players are playing on a regular basis and consistency is so important, but Southampton will have a good run to the end of the season.Maybe they were a bit unlucky with the Gary Cahill incident to not get a penalty, but I think everything is going well and Saints fans will be looking forward to the end of the season.Aston Villa - DIt looks like Aston Villa are doomed. Its going to be tough for them because no one expects them to stay up now. I think its all about rebuilding the club for next season and trying to see whos going to be there and whos moving on. Aston Villa are now eight points adrift at the bottom of the Premier League table Watford - DI was at this game, and Watford missed some really good chances in the first half. Odion Ighalo - who is usually so clinical in front of goal - missed a couple of good chances and Artur Boruc made a really good save from one of his efforts. It was probably a game that wasnt great to watch, but this is what you expect. From Watfords point of view and for missing those chances, Ill give them a D.Crystal Palace - DTheyve been unbelievable since the start of this year, theyve only got one point so theyre really struggling at the moment and theyve got to be careful. They probably need another two wins to keep them up but they have only had one point out of 10 so its a little bit of a worry for Alan Pardews men. I still think theyll have enough and Yannick Bolasie being back is a big bonus for them, but it wasnt a great performance, especially in that first half. All the best bits from Jeff Stelling and the Soccer Saturday panel Also See: Merson: Wengers job on line Cup final talking points Premier League questions Van Gaals youngsters Ultra Boost España . "Were just throwing s--- at the wall hoping something sticks," said Tortorella about the possible line combinations for Fridays game against Columbus. The Canucks have lost five straight games and six of their last seven, leaving them in a logjam in the Pacific Division, currently sitting fifth - good for ninth in the Western Conference. Ultra Boost Rebajas . - NASCAR announced a 33-race schedule for the 2014 Nationwide Series with virtually no changes from this years slate. http://www.ultraboostbaratas.es/ . Numbers Game examines the deal that sees Michael Del Zotto and Kevin Klein switch places. The Predators Get: D Michael Del Zotto. Ultra Boost Baratas España . From filmmaker Nanette Burstein (On the Ropes), The Price of Gold revisits the saga that rocked the figure skating world ahead of the 1994 Lillehammer Olympic Winter Games: the assault on Nancy Kerrigan, and the plot that led its way back to her rival Tonya Harding. Ultra Boost Baratas Online .C. -- Manny Malhotra had two goals and an assist, leading the Carolina Hurricanes to a 6-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday. DALLAS -- Esa Lindell was surprised when he heard the announcement that hed scored his first NHL goal midway through the second period Friday night.The first one was obviously (Radek) Faksas goal, the Dallas rookie defenseman said about Faksas deflection. Lindell received an assist instead.Six and a half minutes later, another shot by Lindell went into the net, and he was credited with the winning goal in the Stars 2-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Friday night.After the game, Lindell wasnt so sure even that goal would remain his, because teammate Patrick Eaves was in front of the net when the shot beat goalie Ryan Miller.It feels good if it was my goal, Lindell said. That might change. Now it feels good. Its been a long time since I scored.Playing in his 17th game for Dallas, Lindell at first was credited with the goal at 9:32 of the second period that tied it at 1. A scoring change gave the goal to Faksa.I felt a little bit bad, but I need the goal too, you know? Faksa said about his second goal of the season. Im happy that he got the other one out there.Lindell impressed Stars coach Lindy Ruff.The release on both the goals, I dont think he scores unless the release is that quick. Esa did a real nice job, Ruff said.The Canucks Jayson Megna scored his first goal of the season at 5:01 of the first period.Bo Horvat set up Megnas goal by passing behind Dallas defenseman Dan Hamhuis to lead Megna into the right faceoff circle. He skated across the front of the net and put a short backhand past Niemi.Just got a really nice pass from Bo there, Megna said. Kind of caught the D in an awkward position there and was able to get around him (Niemi) and drive the net.After that, Dallas Antti Niemi shut down Vanccouver and finished with 30 saves, 14 in the third period.dddddddddddd The Canucks had a power play for the final 1:57, and skated 6-on-4 after Miller was pulled with 1:19 remaining.When they started to pinch and got all five guys involved, we needed a couple big saves and we got them, Ruff said.The Canucks had the best scoring chance in a fast-paced third period when Niemi stopped Alexandre Burrows close-range shot at 6:36.We had some chances, especially late there, Vancouver coach Willie Desjardins said. (Niemi) made a couple good saves, but its frustrating when you cant get one in that last bit.Miller made 26 saves.Vancouvers Luca Sbisa and the Stars Antoine Roussel received major penalties for fighting at 11:12 of the first period. They had each others helmets off when the linesmen stepped in to escort them to the penalty box.Game notes Megna was playing in only his fifth NHL game this season, after spending time with Utica of AHL and on injured reserve with a shoulder injury. On Friday, he took the place of LW Sven Baertschi, who was scratched after blocking a shot with a toe in Wednesdays game. ... The Stars assigned D Stephen Johns to Texas of the AHL. ... Dallas F Jiri Hudler missed his 13th game because of an illness, but he had joined his teammates for an optional skate on Thursday. ... Vancouvers last win in Dallas was on Feb. 21, 2013. The Stars have won six straight home games vs. the Canucks. ... Dallas had been 0-7-3 when the opponents scored first.UP NEXTCanucks: Theyll finish a three-game trip Sunday at Colorado.Stars: Begin a four-game trip Tuesday at St. Louis. ' ' '

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