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Angel Di Maria stars as PSG see off rivals Marseille | football

Paris St Germain’s Angel Di Maria scores their third goal from a free kick(REUTERS) Angel Di Maria scored twice as Paris Saint-Germain eased to a 3-1 victory over Marseille on Sunday to extend their long unbeaten run against their arch rivals and move 20 points clear at the Ligue 1 summit. Kylian Mbappe put PSG in fr

Chelsea ‘mentality’ concerns Sarri after Everton defeat | football

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri looks on (REUTERS) Maurizio Sarri admitted he is worried about his Chelsea team’s “mentality” after they fell to a 2-0 defeat at Everton that severely damages their hopes of a top-four finish in the Premier League. Richarlison and Gylfi Sigurdsson, converting his own saved pe

We wanted to win this title badly: Sunil Chhetri | football

File image of Bengaluru FC Sunil Chhetri and teammates celebrate(PTI) An elated Bengaluru FC skipper Sunil Chhetri termed his team’s maiden Indian Super League victory against FC Goa as a “sweet one” especially after his side had faltered in the summit clash last season against Chennaiyin FC. Courtesy Rah

Sunil Chhetri dubs Indian Super League win as ‘special’ | football

Sunil Chhetri and teammates celebrate after winning against North East United FC.(PTI) Bengaluru FC won their first Indian Super League title on Sunday as they defeated FC Goa 1-0. Post-victory their captain Sunil Chhetri dubbed the win as extremely special for him. “I rate this win at probably number two, right after

Luis Suarez to miss China Cup for Uruguay due to ankle sprain | football

Barcelona’s Luis Suarez celebrates scoring their third goal.(REUTERS) Barcelona forward Luis Suarez has been ruled out of playing in the China Cup with Uruguay after spraining his ankle for his club at the weekend. Suarez, 32, is expected to miss between 10 and 15 days after limping off late in Sunday’s 4-1 win

Mario Balotelli not fit enough to play for Italy – Roberto Mancini | football

Marseille’s Mario Balotelli celebrates scoring their first goal with Florian Thauvin.(REUTERS) Italy coach Roberto Mancini said Monday he overlooked Mario Balotelli for upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers because the Marseille player lacked fitness. Italy begin their campaign to reach the European finals playing Finland on

Gambling Germany boss Loew goes all-in ahead of Serbia friendly | football

File image of Joachim Loew (REUTERS) Germany coach Joachim Loew hopes to prove his critics wrong and open 2019 with a win when his new-look team host Serbia in a friendly in Wolfsburg on Wednesday. Loew, who arrived in Wolfsburg later than expected due to a dental operation this week, is hoping to bounce back from a painfu

Switzerland’s injured Shaqiri out of Euro qualifiers | football

File image of Xherdan Shaqiri (REUTERS) Switzerland midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri will miss this month’s Euro 2020 qualifiers against Georgia and Denmark due to a groin injury, the Swiss FA said on Monday. “The attacking midfielder is suffering from a painful inflammation in the groin,” the FA announced on it

England call up Hudson-Odoi, Ward-Prowse for Euro qualifiers | football

File image of James Ward-Prowse (Action Images via Reuters) Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse and Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi have been called into England’s squad for this month’s European Championship qualifiers after four players withdrew due to injury. England manager Gareth Southgate announced

Cristiano Ronaldo rested as Genoa inflict Juventus’ first Serie A defeat | football

Genoa’s Portuguese defender Pedro Pereira (L) and Juventus’ German midfielder Emre Can vie for the ball in their Serie A match.(AFP) Juventus fell to their first Serie A defeat of the season on Sunday as Genoa ran out 2-0 winners days after the Turin club’s Champions League heroics against Atletico Madrid.

Indian Super League: Rahul Bheke’s extra time goal helps Bengaluru FC lift their first title | football

Bengaluru FC’s player celebrate with the winning trophy after beating FC Goa in the ISL final.(PTI) Bengaluru FC clinched their maiden Indian Super League title as Rahul Bheke found a championship-winning header in the dying minutes of the final against FC Goa in Mumbai on Sunday. The two teams were locked 0-0 after 9