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Lyon Stun Favourites Man City In Champions League Opener

Pep Guardiola had to watch on in horror from the stands as Manchester City’s Champions League campaign got off to the worst possible start in a 2-1 home defeat by Lyon on Wednesday. Guardiola was serving a touchline ban for being sent-off in last season’s quarter-final exit to Liverpool and the competition favourites failed to live up to their billing. …

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Croatian Prosecutors Charge Dejan Lovren Over Possible Perjury

Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren was charged on Wednesday over alleged perjury at the trial of Zdravko Mamic, the former Dinamo Zagreb boss. In line with Croatian law, prosecutors did not name Lovren but said in a statement they brought charges against a “Croatian citizen born in 1989 suspected of … giving false testimony” on September 1 last year before a …

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Pochettino Accuses The Media Of ‘Disrespecting’ His Players

Mauricio Pochettino was understandably annoyed at the loss his Spurs side suffered in the Champions League on Tuesday. Despite Spurs holding a 1-0 lead after 65 minutes, Inter Milan struck twice, including just before added time, to condemn the Londoners to their third straight 2-1 defeat after similar losses to Watford and Liverpool. The manager then turned his ire towards …

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Kane’s Form And Other Stumbling Blocks For Tottenham

Tottenham’s bright start to the season is a distant memory after Mauricio Pochettino’s men slumped to their third consecutive defeat against Inter Milan. Spurs conceded two late goals after dominating the second half at the San Siro to slip to lose 2-1 in the opening match of their European campaign. It is the first time Spurs have lost three games …

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Ethan Ampadu Signs Five-Year Contract With Chelsea

Wales international Ethan Ampadu has signed a new five-year contract with Chelsea, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday. Ampadu, who signed from Exeter in 2017 with the fee agreed by tribunal, has impressed since moving to Stamford Bridge. “I’m really proud and happy, I’m looking forward to the next five years,” said the 18-year-old, who can play in defence …

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Watch: Liverpool Take The Lead Against PSG As Sturridge Scores

With Roberto Firmino on the bench due to an eye injury, it was left to Daniel Sturridge to lead the line against PSG in the Champions League. While the perpetually crocked striker scored on the opening day of the season, he’s still very much in a transition period. His greatest moment in years has come on Tuesday night, however. Hosting …

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Mourinho Wants No Excuses On Plastic Pitch Against Young Boys

Jose Mourinho says Manchester United must not be left making excuses when they begin their Champions League campaign on Wednesday on a synthetic surface against Young Boys in Bern. The Old Trafford club have been drawn in a tricky group along with Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus and Valencia, which makes starting out with a positive result at the Stade de Suisse …

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