Officials' calls impact games; City turn on the style; more EPL thoughts

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Jesus Navas put Manchester City ahead of Tottenham after just 13 seconds at the Etihad Stadium.

Jesus Navas put Manchester City ahead of Tottenham after just 13 seconds at the Etihad Stadium.

Anger can be an unstable power source. Joey Barton had the potential to rival Lampard for a place in the England midfield, but couldn't control the force and crossed over to the dark side. Lampard, despite a tendency to hector referees, almost never lets his control drop. On Saturday, in the pause in the action after his goals, he gave a couple of glimpses of the uglier emotions that can fuel greatness.