Weekend numbers: Ronaldo's missed 50, flying Reds and another PogBrace

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The FC crew answer your tweets on the length of Unai Emery's honeymoon at Arsenal, Neil Warnock's success at Cardiff, New Year's resolutions and more. Manchester City beat Southampton to end their losing run, but Shaka Hislop and Steve Nicol examine why teams are no longer afraid of the champions. With a third successive win under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, ESPN FC's Steve Nicol and Shaka Hislop assess the marked differences in Man United's play. Stewart Robson and Peter Walton discuss the big refereeing decisions from the weekend's football action. After Manchester City's win at Southampton, Steve Nicol says the returns of David Silva and Sergio Aguero will help steady the reigning champions. Steve Nicol breaks down Manchester United's latest win over Bournemouth and the turnaround of Paul Pogba since United sacked Jose Mourinho. Manchester United's star man Paul Pogba says he's happy with his teams recent offensive performances, after a 4-1 victory over Bournemouth at Old Trafford. ESPN take a look back at a year Paul Pogba will never forget. The guys respond to your tweets about Roberto Firmino, fantasy football and the struggle for a good Indian curry in America. Liverpool ended the year with a 5-1 thrashing of Arsenal, while Manchester United continued their impressive start under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, brushing aside Bournemouth 4-1. Over in Italy, Juventus entered the winter after a VAR-controversy fueled 2-1 win over Sampdoria thanks to a brace from... who else, Cristiano Ronaldo.  Here, then, are the best of the numbers from the last bit of footballing action in 2018. 6 Roberto Firmino's hat trick is the sixth in fixtures between Arsenal and Liverpool...

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