Wednesday, November 14, 2018

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    Euro Roundup: City outclass United in Manchester derby as Betis stun Barca

Euro Roundup: City outclass United in Manchester derby as Betis stun Barca

Manchester City displayed their supremacy over Manchester United in the city's derby with a 3-1 win at the Etihad Stadium.Pep Guardiola's team flexed their squad supremacy from the first minute, and went ahead through David Silva, the Spaniard slotting in from close range after Sterling's cut back was deflected into his path.United did not have a shot on target in [...]

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    UCL: Liverpool suffer shock defeat, Barcelona through to round of 16

UCL: Liverpool suffer shock defeat, Barcelona through to round of 16

Barcelona are the first team to book a spot in the knockout round of this season's UEFA Champions League following a 1-1 draw against Inter Milan at the San Siro on Tuesday.The Catalans are still missing inspirational captain, Lionel Messi, and were short of attacking ideas although they dominated the game.Ernesto Valverde's team had to wait until the 83rd minute [...]

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    No Messi but Barca annihilate Real Madrid through Suarez hat-trick

No Messi but Barca annihilate Real Madrid through Suarez hat-trick

A Barcelona team bereft of Lionel Messi annihilated La Liga arch-rival Real Madrid 5-1 in the first El Clasico of the season.Barcelona had a brighter start in the first El Clasico without either Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo for over a decade - and they duly took the lead through the ex-Liverpool man.A sweeping move down the left saw Jordi [...]

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    UCL: Salah hits brace in dominant Liverpool win as Barca soar without Messi

UCL: Salah hits brace in dominant Liverpool win as Barca soar without Messi

Liverpool returned to the top of their Uefa Champions League group with a 4-0 thrashing of Red Star Belgrade at Anfield, with the goals scored by their fearsome attacking trident of Roberto Firmino, Saido Mane and Mohammed Salah.The Reds dominated from start and went ahead on 20 minutes through Firmino. The Brazilian striker controlled Andrew Robertson's cross before dispatching for [...]

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    AFCON: I’m 100% sure Eagles will beat Libya, says Okunowo

AFCON: I’m 100% sure Eagles will beat Libya, says Okunowo

Gbenga Okunowo, former Barcelona defender, says the Super Eagles will not disappoint in the double-header 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Libya.Nigeria, who are currently placed third in Group E, have two tough games against the Mediterranean Knights."I'm 100 percent certain the Super Eagles' abilities to perform well. They won't disappoint their die-hard supporters," Okunowo told TheCable."The Super [...]

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    Europe roundup: Liverpool, Juve continue perfect start as Barca, Chelsea drop points

Europe roundup: Liverpool, Juve continue perfect start as Barca, Chelsea drop points

Here is TheCable's roundup of the top performances in European leagues last weekend.EnglandLiverpool defeated Southampton 3-0 to make it six wins in as many league games, courtesy of an own goal, Joel Matip's header and Mo' Salah's close-range finish in a blistering first half.Fresh from defeating nuevo-rich PSG in the UEFA Champions League, it took only 10 minutes for Anfield [...]

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    UCL: Messi opens with hat trick, late Firmino winner for Liverpool

UCL: Messi opens with hat trick, late Firmino winner for Liverpool

Barcelona started their UCL season with a 4-0 win over PSV Eindhoven at the Camp Nou stadium, thanks to a Lionel Messi hat trick and a brilliant individual strike by Ousmanne Dembele.The first goal was a brilliant free kick just outside the penalty area while the 30-year old's second and third were first-time shots from the six-yard box off two [...]

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    Dembele fires Barcelona to Super Cup win over Sevilla

Dembele fires Barcelona to Super Cup win over Sevilla

Ousmane Dembele's fierce shot was the winning goal for Barcelona as the Catalan club came from behind to defeat Sevilla 2-1 win in the Spanish Super Cup.Playing against a team they walloped 5-0 to win the Copa Del Rey trophy last season, the Spanish champions had to work hard for the win against a sturdy Sevilla side.In the first [...]

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    Pep Guardiola has problems with African players, says Yaya Toure

Pep Guardiola has problems with African players, says Yaya Toure

Yaya Toure has accused Pep Guardiola of having "problems with Africans" following his exit from Manchester City.Toure and Guardiola's relationship has been shaky since their time together at Barcelona.The Ivorian struggled for regular starts under the Spaniard over the last two years and has now been released by the club.He played just 17 times in the 2017/18 English Premier League [...]

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    18 injured while watching Iniesta interview

18 injured while watching Iniesta interview

Eighteen people were reported injured while watching Andres Iniesta's television interview in Barcelona on Tuesday.The 34-year old Albacete-born midfielder who announced his summer exit from Barcelona recently was being interviewed by a local television producer when the temporary seating gave way, injuring 18 in the process.According to Barcelona city hall, 11 persons, including two minors, were taken to a nearby [...]

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    Levante defeat Barcelona to end unbeaten run

Levante defeat Barcelona to end unbeaten run

Barcelona's 43-game unbeaten run and season in La Liga was ended by a determined Levante team who overcame the Champions 5-4 on Sunday night, thanks to a hattrick from Ghanaian youngster, Emmanuel Frimpong.In a surprise team selection, Barcelona coach, Ernesto Valverde left Messi at home and benched Pique to field an untested backline of Yeri Mina and Tomas Varmaelen.Levant took [...]

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    Bale rescued draw for Real Madrid against unbeaten Barcelona

Bale rescued draw for Real Madrid against unbeaten Barcelona

Gareth Bale equalised for Real Madrid as the Spanish capital club played out an entertaining 2-2 draw at the Camp Nou stadium, with both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi also on the scoresheet in El Clasico.In an entertaining see-saw match, Barcelona had a Luis Suarez goal disallowed for a wrong offside call, while the referee also denied Madrid a penalty [...]

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    End of an era: Iniesta to quit Barca and Europe

End of an era: Iniesta to quit Barca and Europe

Barcelona captain, Andrés Iniesta, has announced his intention to quit the Catalan club at the end of the season.Speaking at his press conference this afternoon, the 33-year old FIFA World Cup winner with Spain announced his intention to quit the five-time champions league winners at the end of the season."This press conference is to announce publicly my decision that this [...]

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    Barcelona destroy Sevilla to win Copa del Rey

Barcelona destroy Sevilla to win Copa del Rey

Barcelona star players showed up to be counted on the night as the Catalans dismantled an abject Sevilla 5-0 to win the Copa Del Rey Cup at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium. A brilliant team display was inspired by Messi and Iniesta to blow away Vicenzo Montella's men and all but seal a domestic double of League and Cup win for [...]

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    Liverpool dump City out, Roma earn fairytale win to advance

Liverpool dump City out, Roma earn fairytale win to advance

Liverpool completed a miserable week which included three consecutive defeats for Manchester City with a 2-1 win at Etihad stadium to qualify for the semi finals of the UEFA Champions League, becoming the first team ever to defeat The Citizens three times in one season.Giorgino Wijnaldum replaced Henderson in midfield for Liverpool, while Bernardo Silva replaced Ikay Gundogan for City [...]

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    Liverpool thrash City, Barcelona enjoy home comfort

Liverpool thrash City, Barcelona enjoy home comfort

Liverpool showed their European pedigree at Anfield on Wednesday night, outclassing and defeating a surprisingly lacklustre Manchester City 3-0 with Mohamed Salah and co. In full throttle.Jurgen Klopp started with his usual attacking trio of Mo Salah, Saido Mane and Roberto Firmino, while Oxlade-Chamberlain was drafted into midfield with pressing duties in mind. Pep Guardiola turned to a three-man defence [...]

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