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Match of the Day running order – 8th July

Match of the Day running order has been revealed by Gary Lineker for tonight’s episode after what has been an eventful week so far.

You can see the highlights of all of those played so far along with all the talking points, replays and analysis from 10:45pm on BBC One.

There were a total of 21 goals from 7 fixtures across the last 24 hours, which has made quite an impact on the Premier League table.

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So what is the running order of matches for Wednesday night’s Match of the Day? Find out for yourself below…



Liverpool continued their relentless pursuit of a Premier League points record with victory over Brighton at the Amex Stadium.

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Pep Guardiola’s side came out a different side to the one that were defeated by Southampton. This time to winning ways by thrashing hapless Newcastle 5-0 at the Etihad Stadium.

Player Ratings

Man City: Ederson (7), Cancelo (7), Zinchenko (8), Otamendi (7), Stones (7), Rodri (8), Silva (9), Mahrez (8), De Bruyne (8), Foden (7), Jesus (8)

Subs used: Walker (8), Gundogan (7), Bernardo (7), Sterling (7), Coyle (7)

Newcastle: Dubravka (5), Yedlin (6), Krafth (6), Fernandez (5), Schar (5), Rose (6), Shelvey (5), Lazaro (5), Bentaleb (2), Ritchie (7), Joelinton (5).

Subs used: Gayle (6), Longstaff (6), Manquillo (6), Atsu (6), Muto (6)

Man of the match: David Silva

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Jay Rodriguez’s winner edged Burnley closer to a Europa League spot as relegation-threatened West Ham were left regretting a host of missed chances.

Player ratings

West Ham: Fabianski (7), Cresswell (6), Fredericks (5), Ogbonna (6), Diop (6), Soucek (7), Rice (6), Bowen (7), Fornals (6), Yarmolenko (6), Antonio (6).

Subs: Haller (5), Ajeti (n/a)

Burnley: Pope (9), Taylor (7), Bardsley (7), Long (6), Tarkowski (7), Pieters (6), Brownhill (6), Westwood (6), McNeil (7), Rodriguez (7), Vydra (7).

Subs: Wood (7)

Man of the match: Nick Pope (Burnley)

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Fourth in the Match of the Day running order is the Blades’ very late victory over Wolves. John Egan scored with an 93rd-minute winner to give Europe-chasing Sheffield United all three points over Nuno’s men at Bramall Lane.

Player ratings

Sheffield Utd: Henderson (7), Basham (8), Egan (8), O’Connell (8), Baldock (7), Berge (6), Norwood (6), Osborn (7), Stevens (7), McBurnie (6), Sharp (6).

Subs: Mousset (6), Zivkovic (6).

Wolves: Patricio (6), Coady (6), Saiss (6), Boly (6), Doherty (7), Neves (7), Moutinho (6), Jonny (5), Traore (6), Jota (6), Jimenez (6).

Subs: Dendoncker (5).

Man of the Match: Jack O’Connell

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Chelsea’s victory over Crystal Palace gave strengthened Frank Lampard’s side’s top four chances in an entertaining match played at Selhurst Park, which included a long-range strike from Wilfried Zaha and a surprise goal from Christian Benteke.

Player ratings

Crystal Palace: Guaita (6), Ward (5), Van Aanholt (8), Dann (6), Cahill (4), McArthur (6), Kouyate (6), Milivojevic (6), Zaha (7), Ayew (6), Benteke (7).

Subs: Sakho (6), Meyer (n/a), Townsend (n/a), McCarthy (n/a).

Chelsea: Arrizabalaga (7), Azpilicueta (6), James (6), Christensen (6), Zouma (7), Gilmour (7), Mount (7), Barkley (6), Willian (8), Pulisic (8), Giroud (7).

Subs: Jorginho (6), Abraham (6), Loftus-Cheek (6).

Man of the match: Christian Pulisic.

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Danny Welbeck got himself a rare goal which ended up being the winner with a stunning overhead kick as the Hornets came from behind to beat surely relegated Norwich and move four points clear of the Premier League relegation zone.

Player ratings

Watford: Foster (6), Femenia (7), Kabasele (7), Dawson (8), Sarr (8), Capoue (7), Doucoure (7), Hughes (6), Masina (6), Welbeck (8), Deeney (7).

Subs: Cleverley (6), Chalobah (n/a).

Norwich: Krul (6), Aarons (5), Godfrey (6), Klose (6), Lewis (5), Tettey (5), Vrancic (6), Stiepermann (6), Buendia (7), Hernandez (7), Pukki (5).

Subs: McLean (6), Idah (6), Drmic (n/a), Martin (n/a).

Man of the match: Danny Welbeck

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A late goal from Jamie Vardy gave his Leicester City side a massive point to keep their Champions League hopes alive but also end Arsenal’s recent winning streak.

Player ratings

Arsenal: Martinez (6), Mustafi (7), Luiz (7), Kolasinac (7), Bellerin (7), Ceballos (8), Xhaka (7), Tierney (8), Saka (7), Lacazette (7), Aubameyang (7).

Subs used: Nketiah (n/a), Willock (5), Torreira (n/a), Maitland-Niles (n/a).

Leicester: Schmeichel (7), Justin (7), Evans (7), Soyuncu (6), Bennett (6), Perez (7), Tielemans (7), Ndidi (6), Albrighton (6), Iheanacho (6), Vardy (7).

Subs used: Barnes (7), Fuchs (6), Gray (7), Praet (n/a).

Man of the match: Kieran Tierney.

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Joining presenter Gary Lineker on Wednesday night’s highlights will be pundits Alan Shearer and Micah Richards. It will also be available on the BBC iPlayer should you choose to watch at another time.

A variety of supporters gave their feedback to the choices made, with many also stating which topic or controversial moment they wanted talked about…

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