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    Champions League: Lyon through; Madrid, United pay price for fielding weakened sides

    Valencia: Two of European soccer's grandest clubs paid the price for fielding weakened teams on the final night of Champions League group play, with Real Madrid slumping to a record home loss and Manchester United squandering a surprise opportunity to top its group. On an evening when Lyon celebrated becoming the 16th and last team to qualify for the knockout...

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    Liverpool suffer an enormous injury setback just days before they welcome Man United at Anfield

    Liverpool might have been one of the best teams in Europe this season but it seems as if the busy festive season is finally catching up with Jurgen Klopp's men. The Reds might have a trailblazing attacking lineup but it seems that with each passing game, the manager is losing defenders. Joe Gomez fractured his ankle during the win against Burnley and...

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    ISL 2018-19 -- Steve Coppell says it's tough for Eugeneson Lyngdoh to get a start at ATK

    THE ATK HEAD COACH Steve Coppell feels it's difficult to find a place for Eugeneson Lyngdoh in the starting line-up given the options he has in the midfield. Speaking to the reporters ahead of the upcoming match against Bengaluru FC, Coppell was asked by a TFG correspondent whether Eugeneson Lyngdoh's familiarity with the venue and the opponent...

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    Spurs want Real Madrid starlet

    Kolkata, December 13: Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly "opened talks with Real Madrid star Marco Asensio". Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino is looking for a replacement for Christian Eriksen, if the Dane leaves the club in near future. The 22-year-old is claimed to be on Pochettino's radar as he has the quality of a playmaker who can become the worthy successor of Spurs midfield...

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    Manchester United considering a move for Brazil defender

    Kolkata, December 13: Premier League giants Manchester United have enquired about Bordeaux defender Pablo as per reports in England. Jose Mourinho is desperately looking for defensive reinforcements to bolster his under-performing back four this January. The former Chelsea boss has also cast his eye over Porto centre-back Eder Militao after injuries and lack of form ravaged the defence of...

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    India name 34 probables for AFC Asian Cup camp

    Bengaluru, December 13: National team coach Stephen Constantine announced a list of 34 probables for the preparatory camp for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup to be held in the UAE from January 5 to February 1. All the players will be reporting to the camp in Delhi from December 16 onwards, with a squad of 28 members flying to Abu Dhabi for the final phase of preparation on December 20. The last date for...

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    Champions League: CSKA Moscow stun Real Madrid 3-0 at Bernabeu

    Madrid: CSKA Moscow handed Real Madrid their worst ever European home loss and got nothing in reward. CSKA beat Madrid 3-0 on Wednesday for their second straight win over the defending Champions League holders, but they still finished in last place in their group and missed out on a Europa League spot. The Russian team finished behind Viktoria Plzen, who defeated Roma 2-1. CSKA need...

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    Viktoria Plzen 2 Roma 1: Chory winner takes hosts into Europa League

    Plzeƈ, December 13: Tomas Chory's winner 18 minutes from time secured Viktoria Plzen a place in the Europa League, as they beat Roma 2-1 to pip CSKA Moscow to third place in Group G. Although CSKA claimed a remarkable 3-0 win away to Real Madrid, the Czech club just needed to get the same number of points as the Russians due to their superior head-to-head record and they...

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    Real Madrid president says club intends to win Champions League again

    Real Madrid's president on Wednesday said that the Spanish club intends to win the UEFA Champions League competition again this season under Argentine coach Santiago Solari.Florentino Perez said that winning the Champions League was what Real Madrid -- who has made history after claiming the title of the premier European club competition for the third consecutive season,...

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    Benfica 1 AEK Athens 0: Grimaldo sends hosts out on a high

    Lisbon, December 13: Alejandro Grimaldo scored a superb 25-yard free-kick to send Benfica out of the Champions League on a high after a 1-0 win over 10-man AEK Athens. Marinos Ouzounidis' side lost all of their previous five group games and went into the clash at Estadio da Luz having lost four of their last six matches but they successfully kept Benfica at bay for 88 minutes....

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