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Cavani bags hat-trick as perfect PSG leave Henry’s Monaco down and out

Posted by on 12/11/2018
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Cavani bags hat-trick as perfect PSG leave Henry’s Monaco down and out

Cavani bags hat-trick as perfect PSG leave Henry’s Monaco down and out

Marseille bounce back to beat Dijon 2-0 at the Velodrome PARIS: Thierry Henry’s disastrous start as coach of Monaco continued on Sunday as Edinson Cavani’s VAR-assisted hat-trick helped Paris Saint-Germain to an easy 4-0 win that saw them extend their perfect record in Ligue 1 this season. Neymar netted a penalty to complete PSG’s victory, […]

Jurgen Klopp wrestles with Liverpool’s midfield dilemma

Posted by on 10/11/2018
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Jurgen Klopp wrestles with Liverpool’s midfield dilemma

Jurgen Klopp wrestles with Liverpool’s midfield dilemma

Salah, Firmino and Sadio Mane have failed to hit last season’s heights LIVERPOOL: As Jurgen Klopp tries to maintain Liverpool’s challenge for the Premier League title, the need to sort out his midfield is becoming an increasingly pressing issue. A home match against bottom club Fulham on Sunday may just offer the opportunity to start […]

Egyptian king or dwarf? Salah statue mocked online

Posted by on 07/11/2018
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Egyptian king or dwarf? Salah statue mocked online

Egyptian king or dwarf? Salah statue mocked online

CAIRO: A statue of Liverpool footballer Mohamed Salah has been met with derision online since going on display in his native Egypt, with many comparing it to an infamous bronze bust of Cristiano Ronaldo. The statue was unveiled with pomp and ceremony at the World Youth Forum in the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh in […]

Barcelona through in Champions League, Liverpool suffer shock loss

Posted by on 07/11/2018
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Barcelona through in Champions League, Liverpool suffer shock loss

Barcelona through in Champions League, Liverpool suffer shock loss

Harry Kane revive Tottenham Hotspur’s hopes PARIS: Barcelona secured their place in the Champions League knockout stage on Tuesday with a 1-1 draw away to Inter Milan, as Harry Kane revived Tottenham Hotspur’s hopes but Liverpool slumped to a shock defeat. Last year’s runners-up were beaten by Red Star Belgrade, although the biggest losers on […]

Huddersfield off bottom of Premier League after beating Fulham 1-0

Posted by on 06/11/2018
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Huddersfield off bottom of Premier League after beating Fulham 1-0

Huddersfield off bottom of Premier League after beating Fulham 1-0

Fosu-Mensah’s first-half own goal give Huddersfield first home win HUDDERSFIELD: Timothy Fosu-Mensah’s first-half own goal gave Huddersfield a 1-0 home win against Fulham and their first Premier League victory of the season on Monday. Fosu-Mensah headed into his own net, under pressure from Town’s Christopher Schindler as Huddersfield halted an eight-game home run without a […]

Mertens hat-trick fires ‘deadly’ Napoli back to second in Serie A

Posted by on 03/11/2018
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Mertens hat-trick fires ‘deadly’ Napoli back to second in Serie A

Mertens hat-trick fires ‘deadly’ Napoli back to second in Serie A

‘I’ve never had such a large and balanced squad before’ MILAN: Dries Mertens scored a hat-trick as Napoli warmed up for next week’s crucial Champions League game against Paris Saint-Germain with a 5-1 thrashing of Empoli to go back to second place in Serie A and put the pressure on champions Juventus. “We were just […]

Rashford’s goal caps United win

Posted by on 03/11/2018
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Rashford’s goal caps United win

Rashford’s goal caps United win

BOURNEMOUTH: Marcus Rashford’s dramatic late winner capped Manchester United’s fightback as they maintained their recent revival with a 2-1 win against Bournemouth yesterday. Rashford’s close-range finish came after Anthony Martial’s effort had cancelled out Callum Wilson’s early opener for Bournemouth at Dean Court. It was United’s third victory in their last four Premier League games, […]

Chelsea beat Lampard’s Derby in League Cup Halloween thriller

Posted by on 01/11/2018
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Chelsea beat Lampard’s Derby in League Cup Halloween thriller

Chelsea beat Lampard’s Derby in League Cup Halloween thriller

LONDON: Chelsea dumped Frank Lampard’s Derby out of the League Cup on Wednesday despite a valiant effort by the Championship side to battle back from a defensive Halloween horror show. Maurizio Sarri’s much-changed side eventually emerged 3-2 winners, with all five goals coming in a helter-skelter first half, on a night when there were also […]

FIFA boss says 48 teams ‘feasible’ for Qatar WCup

Posted by on 31/10/2018
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FIFA boss says 48 teams ‘feasible’ for Qatar WCup

FIFA boss says 48 teams ‘feasible’ for Qatar WCup

Kuala Lumpur: FIFA president Gianni Infantino said expanding the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams was “feasible” yesterday, as hosts Qatar pledged to come to a decision in the early part of next year. Infantino said “Why not?” bring forward the expansion from 32 teams to 48, which is currently due at the 2026 tournament […]

Lopetegui sacked as Real coach, Solari takes charge

Posted by on 30/10/2018
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Lopetegui sacked as Real coach, Solari takes charge

Lopetegui sacked as Real coach, Solari takes charge

Lopetegui has now lost two jobs in under five months MADRID: Real Madrid sacked coach Julen Lopetegui three months into his first season in charge after the Spanish giants were beaten by arch rivals Barcelona over the weekend, the European champions said on Monday. Real have failed to win in La Liga since beating Espanyol […]

Jamie Vardy leads Leicester tributes to ‘legend’ Vichai

Posted by on 29/10/2018
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Jamie Vardy leads Leicester tributes to ‘legend’ Vichai

Jamie Vardy leads Leicester tributes to ‘legend’ Vichai

LONDON: Jamie Vardy, a hero of Leicester’s remarkable Premier League title triumph two years ago, led tributes to the club’s owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who died when his helicopter crashed shortly after take-off just outside the team’s stadium. Thai billionaire Vichai, 60, was one of five people killed in Saturday’s crash, and is credited with leading […]

Mertens grabs Napoli draw with Roma to cut Juventus’ lead

Posted by on 29/10/2018
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Mertens grabs Napoli draw with Roma to cut Juventus’ lead

Mertens grabs Napoli draw with Roma to cut Juventus’ lead

AC Milan back on track in Serie A with 3-2 win over Sampdoria ROME: Dries Mertens grabbed a late equaliser to snatch Napoli a 1-1 draw with Roma on Sunday which saw Carlo Ancelotti’s men cut Juventus’ lead at the top of Serie A to six points. After seeing Paris Saint-Germain steal a last-gasp 2-2 […]

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