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Craig Burley was surprised to not see a reaction from Manchester City to N’Golo Kanté’s first-half goal, in Chelsea’s 2-0 win over the title-holders. Gabriele Marcotti outlines Lucien Favre’s tactics in Borussia Dortmund’s 2-1 win over Schalke. Craig Burley and Adrian Healy breakdown Manchester United’s thrashing of Fulham and Jose Mourinho’s cryptic comments after the
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Craig Burley was surprised to not see a reaction from Manchester City to N’Golo Kanté’s first-half goal, in Chelsea’s 2-0 win over the title-holders. Gabriele Marcotti outlines Lucien Favre’s tactics in Borussia Dortmund’s 2-1 win over Schalke. Craig Burley and Adrian Healy breakdown Manchester United’s thrashing of Fulham and Jose Mourinho’s cryptic comments after the
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Steve Nicol says Manchester City’s win over Watford was evidence of why they are the best football team in the world right now. There was something ominous about Manchester City’s 2-1 victory against Watford at Vicarage Road on Tuesday. Without Sergio Aguero, Kevin De Bruyne, Aymeric Laporte, Raheem Sterling and Benjamin Mendy, Pep Guardiola’s team
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Manchester United and Arsenal played out an entertaining draw at Old Trafford, with Jesse Lingard scoring an equaliser for the hosts 74 seconds after the Gunners had regained the lead. “Never, ever, give up,” tweeted Eric Bailly after his impressive game for Manchester United against Arsenal. One can read that in several ways. Firstly, that
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Koke defined it in just two words. “Nothing happened,” said Atletico Madrid’s captain. Spain’s “other” clasico was no classic. It was supposed to be the best; instead, the headline in the Spanish daily El Pais declared Atletico vs. Barcelona, played at the Wanda Metropolitano last weekend, as the “poorest game of the season.” They weren’t
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After headlining the papers all week, Ousmane Dembele delivered for Barcelona. Stewart Robson examines how he influenced their draw at Atletico. Stewart Robson breaks down how Eibar were able to take care of Real Madrid, handing Santiago Solari his first loss as Real manager. Real Madrid’s Daniel Carvajal insists the side need to keep a
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When CONMEBOL president Alejandro Dominguez compared the Copa Libertadores final to its UEFA Champions League equivalent, referring to the former as “real football” and the latter as “Playstation” football, part of me wanted him to be correct. Don’t get me wrong, I love the Champions League. But football needs an alternative to the sanitized, corporate,
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