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But that does not matter to a Liverpool side who dominated throughout and got the kind of 1-0 result their helter-skelter approach last season would likely not have yielded; but they are a more solid unit this time around. Once in the starting line-up, however, he kept three consecutive clean sheets as the Belgians picked up a further five points, keeping out Monaco , Dortmund and Atletico, and steering his side to a shock Europa League berth in one of the competition's most fearsome groups ...
  • 5 talking points from Chelsea’s emphatic win against Manchester City

    5 talking points from Chelsea’s emphatic win against Manchester City

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    Maurizio Sarri's men were technically superb and it was for one of the first in many instances that it looked like even the legendary Pep Guardiola had been outclassed. "Klopp's side were always expected to take over the top spot from City but remaining there always looked unlikely with City also enjoying a ideal run so far this season, however Liverpool are now the only unbeaten team in the league and have seen their odds to stay like that for the remainder of the season come into 8/1 from ...
  • Chelsea end Manchester City’s unbeaten run with 2-0 win

    Chelsea end Manchester City’s unbeaten run with 2-0 win

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    If you lose, it's your fault, especially defenders and goalkeepers. Television footage appeared to show spectators in the front row at Stamford Bridge berating the City winger, prompting allegations that some of the words were racially motivated.
  • Manchester United will not sell Paul Pogba despite Juventus interest

    Manchester United will not sell Paul Pogba despite Juventus interest

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    But speaking recently, Mourinho played down the chances of any more than one mid-season arrivals at Old Trafford. Mourinho said that Pogba will start against Valencia in their Champions League match next week. "He goes forward all the time with good quality of crossing". In the end, Manchester United will be really glad to complete a ideal display from start till end after a long time whilst Fulham will have to really improve if they want to stay up.
  • Marsh and Head fall as India close on Australia Test win

    Marsh and Head fall as India close on Australia Test win

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    It brought Nathan Lyon to the crease and he got the pulses racing with a quick 38 to set up a tense finale before Hazlewood departed. VideoThe Channel 7 expert commentator highlights the number of no-balls missed by the umpires in the Test at the Adelaide Oval.
  • Lakers Close to Three-Team Trade Deal

    Lakers Close to Three-Team Trade Deal

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    However, any deal including Ariza or Caldwell-Pope could not take place until December 15, when 2018 free-agents become eligible for trade. The Suns and Lakers have reportedly made progess in third-team scenarios but an official agreement has yet to be made as both organzations continue to be active in multiple trade discussions throughout the National Basketball Association, sources told Wojnarowski.
  • Dolphins stun Patriots with 'Miami Miracle' lateral TD for walk-off win

    Dolphins stun Patriots with 'Miami Miracle' lateral TD for walk-off win

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    There may be no play of the 2018 National Football League season that's almost as memorable as the final one of the Miami Dolphins' game against the New England Patriots . 'Tannehill will throw it and this will end it, ' the commentator said as defenders bore down on Stills. "We're playing one week at a time right now", Miami coach Adam Gase said.
  • Tim Paine questions accuracy of ball-tracking system after first Test defeat

    Tim Paine questions accuracy of ball-tracking system after first Test defeat

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    We know the Perth track is quick, it's a drop in surface, there'll be something there for the fast bowlers. "We´ve never taken a lead in a series in Australia , something that for us is a huge boost", he said. The second Test starts on Friday in Perth, with Melbourne and Sydney to follow. They put a price on their wicket. There were moments of tension and hostility throughout the match, not least Ishant Sharma's steepling bouncer and in-the-face celebration to defeat Travis Head on the ...
  • Looking to End Two Streaks, Hornets Host West-Leading Nuggets

    Looking to End Two Streaks, Hornets Host West-Leading Nuggets

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    Mason Plumlee scored six points for Denver but missed the chance to play against his brother Miles, whose sore knee kept him out of action for the Hawks . Rookie Trae Young scored on a driving lineup with 8:28 to go in the third to give Atlanta a 61-60 lead, and the Hawks increased their lead to 84-72 on a driving layup by Bembry with 58 seconds left in the quarter.
  • Referee Lee Mason's amusing behaviour after Mo Salah's second goal vs Bournemouth

    Referee Lee Mason's amusing behaviour after Mo Salah's second goal vs Bournemouth

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    Liverpool return to action on Tuesday with a must-win match against Napoli in the Champions League . Jürgen Klopp says he was "not anxious for one second" about Mohamed Salah's form this season but admits both club and player have to learn to deal with the raised levels of expectation that mean the forward's record-breaking haul in 2017-18 is the yardstick by which he is judged.
  • Copa Libertadores final to be played in Madrid under tight security

    Copa Libertadores final to be played in Madrid under tight security

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    The irony of a competition named after the liberation heroes who freed South America from colonial rule now being played in Spain has some fans joking the tournament should be renamed "Conquistadors of the Americas" Cup. This is the first time for the Buenos Aires giants to meet in the final of the South American championship. For River and Boca, the victor will hoist the cup and then join their hosts, Real Madrid , at the World Club Cup in the United Arab Emirates later this month.
  • Liverpool set Premier League defensive record in Burnley win

    Liverpool set Premier League defensive record in Burnley win

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    Liverpool defender Joe Gomez could be out for six weeks after fracturing his left leg during Wednesday's victory over Burnley. "It happened four or five times, everybody likes it, but Joe is injured, and probably not only a little bit". Only 23 minutes into the game Gomez was forced off the pitch following a tackle with Ben Mee. "Yes, it was a scrappy goal, but we've got to do more in the final third".
  • President Trump Will Attend This Year's Army-Navy Game

    President Trump Will Attend This Year's Army-Navy Game

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    The Black Knights had a chance to stretch the lead early in the second quarter, but Abercrombie missed a 33-yard field goal. Interested in Donald Trump? The Corps of Cadets from the United States Military Academy at West Point marches on to the field before the 119th Army-Navy game, Dec 8, 2018, in Philadelphia .
  • Scotland drawn against England in Women’s World Cup

    Scotland drawn against England in Women’s World Cup

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    Sweden , ranked No. 9 in the world in the latest Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings, will face its American foes on June 20 in Le Havre. England was the surprise third-place finisher in Canada and has been on the rise in the past several years. "Being the defending champions, I absolutely want to go back to back".
  • Chelsea’s Hazard must decide over new contract, says Sarri

    Chelsea’s Hazard must decide over new contract, says Sarri

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    Chelsea provisional squad: Kepa, Caballero, Rudiger, Alonso, Fabregas, Jorginho, Kante, Barkley, Hazard , Pedro, Kovacic, Giroud, Zappacosta, Willian, Cahill, Christensen, Azpilicueta, Morata, Luiz, Emerson Palmieri, Loftus-Cheek, Hudson-Odoi, Ampadu, Bulka.
  • Magical Messi nets two spectacular free-kicks in Barcelona's derby demolition

    Magical Messi nets two spectacular free-kicks in Barcelona's derby demolition

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    To their credit Espanyol started the second half on top but they could do little to stop Messi , who beat Lopez again with another unbelievable free-kick in the 65th minute, this time from 30 yards. A derby is always special. Pablo Machin's side were the better of the two teams and deservedly took the lead thanks to a Pablo Sarabia goal. However, following a lengthy review from the Video Assistant Referee, the goal was ruled out for offside.