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Ayoze Perez shot wide from range moments later, and the visitors were then grateful to Chris Smalling for some cool defending when DeAndre Yedlin got in a risky cross. No, sometimes your team is better or the other is better and that is it. The referee can not only look at the players and say 'this guy is a talented one I have to protect him, ' no he has to do it equally.
  • Pep Guardiola takes pop at Gary Neville after Manchester City substitute debate

    Pep Guardiola takes pop at Gary Neville after Manchester City substitute debate

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    Following good offensive play from Bernardo Silva, Kevin De Bruyne whipped a fantastic first-time cross into the box for Raheem Sterling to tap home. Now it's important to move on together and prepare for the next game". After all, no side has a better record at beating City on their own patch in the Premier League than the Foxes: a remarkable four times out of six, as Opta tell us.
  • Khedira: Harry Kane the most complete striker

    Khedira: Harry Kane the most complete striker

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    Ahead of Juventus match with Spurs in the UEFA Champions League, they Germany worldwide talked up his opponent's impressive qualities. THE MATCH-UP - Here is what Khedira had to say about Harry Kane as he had spoken to the press: " He is perhaps the most complete striker in the world.
  • Guardiola wary of granting rest to relentless De Bruyne

    Guardiola wary of granting rest to relentless De Bruyne

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    Mahrez has not trained or featured in a Leicester game since - going on strike against his club - and manager Claude Puel confirmed that he will not be in the squad that faces Manchester City this weekend in the Premier League . City were not done as Aguero grabbed his fourth goal and 21st of the season in the league , smashing his effort into the back of the net from 25 yards to make it 5-1.
  • Russian athletes lose last ditch appeal to join the Winter Olympics

    Russian athletes lose last ditch appeal to join the Winter Olympics

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    But in a dramatic turnaround, the athletes withdrew that appeal, although the court gave no reason why. Three former National Hockey League players - Sergei Plotnikov, Anton Belov and Valeri Nichushkin - also lost appeals, though it was widely considered unlikely they'd have played even if they'd been successful, since the Russian roster is already full.
  • Alvaro Morata admits he'd find it hard to turn down Real Madrid

    Alvaro Morata admits he'd find it hard to turn down Real Madrid

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    It was thought Enrique wanted to wait until the summer, while Carlo Ancelotti is also taking time out. "They are understanding that I am doing all myself and maybe more for this club ". Andreas Christensen is still a doubt for the game, so we could see the trio of Cahill, Luiz and Azpilicueta continuing at the back. "Players like Morata - that for us are important - are missing for a long period".
  • South Korean President Moon receives rare invite from Kim

    South Korean President Moon receives rare invite from Kim

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    Pence, right, and Kim Yo Jong, second left, attend the opening ceremony of Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games . He claims the USA and its allies need to continue to isolate North Korea both economically and diplomatically, until the rogue nation ends its nuclear program.
  • Di Maria: I almost joined Barcelona in 2017

    Di Maria: I almost joined Barcelona in 2017

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    Despite many predicting the end for the Catalans, they have stormed to the top of La Liga and are now on course for the Treble. The 29-year-old found game time hard to come by, though he has since worked his way into Unai Emery's starting XI, scoring four goals in as many games, including a hat-trick against Sochaux in the Coupe de France last 16 .
  • Former gymnastics coach Larry Nassar transferred to federal prison in Tucson

    Former gymnastics coach Larry Nassar transferred to federal prison in Tucson

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    For decades Nassar had worked with USA Gymnastics and at Michigan State University. He must serve the entirety of his federal sentence before he can serve his state sentences. Larry Nassar, the disgraced doctor who was convicted of sexually abusing girls and young women - including U.S. Olympic gymnasts - has been transferred to a federal prison in Arizona that houses a notorious kidnapper and a former NY cop-turned-hitman.
  • Rajinikanth's Kaala to release before 2.0

    Rajinikanth's Kaala to release before 2.0

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    Set in Mumbai, Kaala reportedly chronicles the life of a gangster there essayed by Rajinikanth . Meanwhile, rumors are rife in K-town that Rajinikanth could join forces with Ranjith for a hard-hitting political drama, marking their third successive collaboration.
  • Tottenham Hotspur secure London derby win, continue their top-four pursuit

    Tottenham Hotspur secure London derby win, continue their top-four pursuit

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    Tottenham are now unbeaten in their last nine league matches and remain in a good position to qualify for the Champions League via a top-four finish. "In the first half we missed three or four opportunities on the counter attack which is hard to swallow, always the final ball". "For us, it is an opportunity to come back closer to the Champions League places, which is a priority".
  • Yoel Romero lands stunning knockout on Luke Rockhold at UFC 221

    Yoel Romero lands stunning knockout on Luke Rockhold at UFC 221

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    Romero checked some of Rockhold's kicks, and it cut Rockhold's left shin open. Rockhold, however, escaped a mostly uneventful first round, a scarier second, and made it to the third, but was derailed when Romero put the lights out. The end came at 1:48 into the third round. As soon as Romero saw an opening in Rockhold's defense, he leapt forward with a monstrous left hand that floored the former champion against the cage.
  • Virginia Tech wants better showing against Wahoos

    Virginia Tech wants better showing against Wahoos

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    The loss ends the Cavaliers' fifteen game winning streak. Now, Virginia Tech will be seeking revenge and will be looking for a huge road victory to boost its resume for March. The Hokies hit five straight 3-pointers, and the Cavs missed seven straight shots. The previous meeting between the rivals yielded Virginia's highest point total in an ACC game, with the Cavaliers opening a double-digit lead early and coasting, 78-52, at Cassell Coliseum.
  • Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho rules out signing attacking players

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho rules out signing attacking players

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    The North London Derby this Saturday could even get Arsenal out of the race for the champions league, as nine points behind Tottenham would seem too much for them. "They have a great manager ( Jose Mourinho ) also, but we have a team and we're focused". "It's important to get a call like this, to know you're wanted by a big coach like him".
  • PyeongChang organisers cyber-attacked during opening ceremony

    PyeongChang organisers cyber-attacked during opening ceremony

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    South Korea says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has invited South Korean President Moon Jae-in for a summit meeting in the North. Mr Moon's office said the two Koreas "shared an understanding that they should continue the positive mood for peace and recognition" from the Olympic Games .
  • Winter Olympics: What channel is The Olympic Channel?

    Winter Olympics: What channel is The Olympic Channel?

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    Sling TV's Blue package ($25 per month) offers NBC , NBCSN and United States of America, but you'll need to pay an extra $10 per month to get the Olympic Channel in Sling TV's Sports Extra pack and an extra $5 per month to get CNBC in the News Extra add-on.
  • Struggling Stoke misses chance to beat Brighton in EPL

    Struggling Stoke misses chance to beat Brighton in EPL

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    Badou Ndiaye nearly replied for Stoke before half time. That wasn't to be the last chance for the home side, who saw Mame Biram Diouf's header in added on time cleared off the line by Albion sub Knockaert. Chris Hughton's only change for the trip to Staffordshire saw Solly March start ahead of Anthony Knockaert on the right of midfield. Next up for Albion, Coventry City in the FA Cup 5th round at the Amex next Saturday (17 February).
  • Guard Marco Belinelli to sign with Philadelphia after clearing waivers

    Guard Marco Belinelli to sign with Philadelphia after clearing waivers

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    Belinelli, 31, had been in trade discussions for the rebuilding Hawks, but the team didn't complete a deal before the league's trade deadline on Thursday afternoon. As of late, the Sixers have had help from Justin Anderson and TJ McConnell off the bench, with McConnell recently improving his outside shot in addition to everything else he does so well.
  • Sociedad win proves Real Madrid are ready for PSG - Zinedine Zidane

    Sociedad win proves Real Madrid are ready for PSG - Zinedine Zidane

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    Ronaldo's achieved his first hat trick of the season in the 80th, off a spilled save by goalkeeper Geronimo Rulli . "He's extra motivated this season", coach Zinedine Zidane said of Ronaldo in Friday's pre-match press conference . They have also been knocked out of the Copa del Rey and they face the daunting task of Paris-Saint Germain in the knockout stages of the Champions League.