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Eden Hazard insists Chelsea need to adapt quickly to compete with Premier League rivals Liverpool

Eden Hazard insists Chelsea need to adapt quickly after their Champions League outing to make sure they are ready to compete with Liverpool.<p>Premier …

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Juventus defense falling apart without the BBC

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Without the BBC, Juventus' defense is falling apart.<p>Leonardo Bonucci, Andrea Barzagli and Giorgio Chiellini had been the mainstay at the back for Juventus and Italy for several years, helping the Bianconeri to six successive Serie A titles.<p>However, Bonucci surprisingly left for …

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Liverpool vs Chelsea - The rise of a modern, bitter rivalry

It will be billed as one of English football's biggest and best rivalries this weekend.<p>North versus South, red against blue, two cities with little …

English Premier League

Which Champions League drop-outs can Arsenal face in the next round of the Europa League?

Although Arsenal suffered a shock defeat to FC Koln in the Europa League on Thursday evening, they nevertheless claimed top spot after a goalless …

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'We have to stay awake' - Coutinho on Sevilla lessons

The Reds found themselves 3-0 to the good at half-time at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on Tuesday, with a Roberto Firmino brace and a further strike …

Soccer

Denis Suarez: Barcelona aren’t boring

Denis Suarez has hit back at claims that Barcelona are boring following Wednesday’s 0-0 Champions League draw with Juventus in Turin.<p>The Blaugrana …

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Celtic forward Moussa Dembele can become one of Europe's best strikers, says Brendan Rodgers

Former Fulham forward Dembele helped Celtic to a historic treble last season.<p>Celtic forward and mooted Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain and …

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Manchester United fans react to Paul Pogba's "ridiculous" no-look pass during Champions League clash against Basel

Wednesday was a night to forget for many Manchester United fans - but thankfully Paul Pogba provided some entertainment for those watching.<p>Jose …

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UEFA Champions League: Talking points from Juventus 0-0 Barcelona

<b>Valverde makes shock decision to rest Messi</b><p>Who saw this one coming? Not me, that’s for sure. Yet Ernesto Valverde’s decision to rest Messi paid off …

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Man United flaws shown in defeat to Basel as Jose Mourinho's men fall flat

Manchester United slumped to a surprise 1-0 defeat to Basel in the Champions League on Wednesday. Manchester United slumped to a surprise 1-0 defeat …

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Barcelona and Juventus 'hold transfer talks over Andre Gomes' after stalemate in Champions League clash in Turin

Barcelona and Juventus have engaged in transfer talks ahead of the January window following the 0-0 draw between the sides in the Champions …

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Champions League: Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon surprises fan by throwing him his shorts

<b>Turin</b>: Footballers usually throw their jersey to fans at the final whistle but Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon stunned one supporter by giving …

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Soccer: Reborn Valencia face Barca in early Liga title showdown

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Valencia have gone from being the laughing stock of La Liga a year ago to becoming the main challengers to Barcelona in the title race and face the biggest test of their credentials when they host Ernesto Valverde's leaders on Sunday.<p>Valencia, the six times Liga champions who …

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Pochettino says no problem between him and Rose

LONDON (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has played down talk of a rift between himself and full back Danny Rose after the England international was left out of last week’s north London derby against Arsenal.<p>Soccer Football - Champions League - Borussia Dortmund vs Tottenham …

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‘For ****’s sake’ Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar angrily responds to Real Madrid transfer speculation

Neymar provided a foul-mouthed response when asked about the speculation which continues to link him with a transfer to Real Madrid.<p>The Brazilian …

Soccer

Fans loved what Sergio Busquets did during Barcelona's Champions League clash against Juventus

Barcelona's goalless draw with Juventus may have not been a classic - but there was one moment that provided fans with a bit of excitement.<p>In the …

Soccer

Bayern Munich fans throw fake money and wallets onto Anderlecht's pitch

Bayern Munich fans are loyal folk – like most supporters from their home nation – but paying €100 to see their team play in the Champions League was …

Soccer

How Cristiano Ronaldo used his APOEL Nicosia double to remind Real Madrid teammates who's boss

Cristiano Ronaldo has endured a frustrating start to the season at the Bernabeu and is reportedly at the centre of a dressing room rift.<p>The Real …

Soccer

QUIZ: How well do you know recent history of Liverpool vs. Chelsea?

<b>Liverpool renew hostilities with Chelsea at Anfield on Saturday for another instalment of what has become one of the biggest rivalries of the modern</b> …

English Premier League

Manchester City are Premier League’s best chance in the Champions League, says Rio Ferdinand

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand believes Manchester City are the Premier League’s greatest hope in this season’s Champions League.<p>Five Premier …

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Gareth Bale yet to return to Real Madrid training despite Zinedine Zidane promise

Keylor Navas was back in training ahead of the La Liga clash with Malaga.<p>Marco Asensio, Sergio Ramos and Luca Zidane also missed the workout.<p>Gareth …

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These are the five best broadband deals you can get this Black Friday

Choosing a broadband provider can be something of a minefield.<p>With so many offers and so many buzz words, we, with the help of price comparison …

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Mirror Football podcast: Champions League review, Liverpool vs Chelsea... and the La Liga title race

Another week, another big game in the Premier League as Liverpool and Chelsea take centre stage on Saturday evening.<p>Anfield plays host to two clubs …

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Chelsea endure sleepless night after 4-0 win at Qarabag as Antonio Conte fumes at schedule of Liverpool clash

Head coach Antonio Conte had a sleepless night despite Chelsea securing their Champions League qualification in Baku on Wednesday.<p>The Italian …

English Premier League

'Half time it should be 5-0' - Mourinho

Cape Town - <b>Jose Mourinho</b> put a brave face on <b>Manchester United</b>’s 1-0 loss to <b>Basel</b> in their Champions League tie on Wednesday night, focusing on his …

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Manchester City Champions League: Thoughts from matchday five

Having already qualified for the next round of the Champions League, it was now a case of securing top spot. Pep Guardiola rotated a little for this …

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Guardiola 'quite angry' despite Champions League win

Pep Guardiola ripped into his Manchester City players in the dressing room on Tuesday night - despite notching a 17th consecutive victory.

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Portugal still cautious, efficient and dependent on Ronaldo

(Reuters) - European champions Portugal can be expected to be cautious, efficient and dependent on Cristiano Ronaldo at the World Cup, and they will be making no apologies for that.<p>Soccer Football - Champions League - APOEL Nicosia vs Real Madrid - GSP Stadium, Nicosia, Cyprus - November 21, 2017 …

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Paris Saint-Germain shatters Champions League group stage goals record against Celtic

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