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Conte was full of praise for the defender after his side's latest win, saying Azpilicueta deserved to be considered among the world's best. Antonio Conte believes his decision to rest several of Chelsea stars for their Champions League demolition of Qarabag will be rewarded when the Blues face Arsenal on Sunday.
  • 10-man Reds suffer heavy defeat at Man City

    10-man Reds suffer heavy defeat at Man City

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    Jose Mourinho did after Manchester United's winning start ended in a 2-2 draw at Stoke, referencing the World Cup qualifiers over the last two weeks. Southampton's struggle to find their form in attack continued as Watford inflicted a 2-0 defeat at St Mary's. City had taken the lead prior to this incident when Kevin De Bruyne's ideal pass sent Sergio Aguero through to round Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet.
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    Antonio Conte delighted with "great performance" from Chelsea

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    Azpilicueta, 28, played every minute of his side's successful Premier League campaign last season and has been a regular since joining Chelsea from Marseille in 2012. My message tonight was this: I trust all my players, not with only words, but with facts. We have to develop these players, to try and create a good competition, a positive competition, between them.
  • Jurgen Klopp keen for Sadio Mane not to change playing style

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    Absolutely unlucky. Not even a percentage of Sadio wanted to get the goalkeeper. It's a sport where things like this happen. But it was a waste of time obviously. "I know if it was the other way around, (what we would be saying) wouldn't have been different to what Man City think at this moment". "By the way, it's not that he shouldn't be number one".
  • Feyenoord v Manchester City

    Feyenoord v Manchester City

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    Asked if the incident could make the goalkeeper hesitant in future, Guardiola said: "I could understand that feeling if he felt that, but in today's training session there were two or three long balls and he was there". Wednesday's trip to Feyenoord is City's first Champions League match of the season. Stones, speaking alongside Guardiola at the pre-match press conference on Tuesday, said: "Ederson has got on with it straight away".
  • Klopp Keen to Push Past City Setback in Champions League Opener

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    The forward was then left out of the squad that suffered a 5-0 thrashing at the hands of the Citizens at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday, but Klopp insists the decision was made with Coutinho's fitness in mind. Liverpool reached two finals in Klopp's first seven months as manager, losing on penalties to Manchester City in the League Cup at Wembley, and suffering a more decisive 3-1 defeat by Sevilla in the Europa League in Basel.
  • Liverpool target RB Leipiz striker Timo Werner in sensational transfer

    Liverpool target RB Leipiz striker Timo Werner in sensational transfer

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    On current form, Timo Werner would be a welcome addition to nearly any club on the continent. "We play in the Champions League ", Mintzlaff is quoted by Kicker as telling Sky. Liverpool are not the only club attempting to land Werner in the transfer market as Real Madrid have also been linked to the German global. "Perhaps RB will be a big club too - I'm quite sure", he added.
  • Liverpool star falls ill on the eve of the Sevilla game

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    The return of Philippe Coutinho to training could mean the Brazilian will start his first match since his transfer saga, but I think this will be unlikely. Coutinho , who was heavily linked with a move to Barcelona in the summer, is yet to play for Liverpool this season due to a back injury. "When I was at Liverpool , nobody really knew too much about us until we reached the 2005 final ." .
  • Seven Arsenal stars to sit out Europa League opener

    Seven Arsenal stars to sit out Europa League opener

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    Wenger, who has suggested he may rest key players in Europa League matches, will have to take a call on fielding striker Alexis Sanchez against the German side on Thursday. Rather than being injured, the seven absentees are thought to be resting. Sanchez could play as he looks to improve his fitness while Wilshere may make his first Arsenal appearance in 383 days following last season's loan spell at Bournemouth.
  • Gennady Golovkin hopes Canelo Alvarez fight will rank him with middleweight greats

    Gennady Golovkin hopes Canelo Alvarez fight will rank him with middleweight greats

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    The triple world champion touched down in Las Vegas on Tuesday to begin his final preparations for a fight he has craved for more than two years. "That's what I'm happy for". He is the most risky opponent of my career, but I'm ready for him and what's next to come. 'This fight's for you; this fight's for all the fans who have been asking for it.
  • Martin reinstated from 10-day DL

    Martin reinstated from 10-day DL

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    You get someone on second base late in a tight game, everybody in the stands can see if you're trying to get somebody over or trying to get a job done, depending on your role on the team. "As a professional, when you're ready to go, you're ready to go", came Martin's response. "That's what I'm going to try and do". Gausman will be making his sixth start of the season against the Blue Jays on Wednesday.
  • Dembele Handed First Barca Start Against Juventus

    Dembele Handed First Barca Start Against Juventus

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    However after Barcelona's 5-0 thrashing of Espanyol on Saturrday night , Valverde said the team were in "good spirits". Still, Barcelona's three-goal winning margin against a weakened opponent was slight revenge for its loss to Juventus in last year's quarterfinals.
  • Two cranes collapse in Miami from Irma's howling winds

    Two cranes collapse in Miami from Irma's howling winds

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    This time , she was about to give birth . Although Miami has been spared the worst of the hurricane, rescue crews were told to begin using judgment when deciding whether to respond to emergency calls, reports the Miami Herald . "It's certainly not cut-and-dried, but there is some scientific evidence that changes in pressure can contribute to membrane rupture", Dr. Jonathan Schaffir, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Ohio State University College of Medicine, told ...
  • Mets' Robert Gsellman innefective in loss to Cubs

    Mets' Robert Gsellman innefective in loss to Cubs

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    Jon Lester gets the ball, and he is 10-7 with a 4.35 ERA and 164 strikeouts this season. The right-hander walked five and was charged with four runs and five hits. His four RBIs also were his first of the month. "We've just got to realize he's a young guy and he's got a lot to learn", manager Terry Collins said before the loss.
  • Lower House gives Commission on Human Rights P1,000 budget for 2018

    Lower House gives Commission on Human Rights P1,000 budget for 2018

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    Several allies of Duterte in the 24-seat chamber said they would scrutinize the house move and try to ensure the commission had a budget that would allow it to work properly. Senator Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan also promised to oppose the lower house's approved budget. "Notwithstanding the unsatisfactory, oft-criticized performance of the CHR in fulfilling its duties, the move is a solid uppercut created to worsen the Philippine human rights situation and bring the opposition further to ...
  • Louis Cardinals release 2018 schedule; open the season on the road

    Louis Cardinals release 2018 schedule; open the season on the road

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    Excluding games played internationally, the March 29 start will be the earliest a season has started. Major League Baseball announced the official dates for the 2018 regular season schedule, including Opening Day, dates, the All-Star Game in Washington and opponents for the entire season.
  • Deshaun Watson opens 2nd half with TD drive

    Deshaun Watson opens 2nd half with TD drive

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    The Texans made a decision to replace Savage as starting signal-caller after he failed to put the team on the board in first half of action against the Jacksonville Jaguars Sunday. Give a quarterback time to throw in Hopkins' vicinity, and he's got to be a difference-maker in a game that has a lot of early-season significance for both teams trying to rebound from early-season embarrassments.
  • Yankees vs. Rays at Citi Field: Ticket information

    Yankees vs. Rays at Citi Field: Ticket information

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    Monday night, Citi Field's lower deck was filled with Yankees fans who paid $25 apiece for field-level seats. Kiermaier's homer tied the game at 1-1, as the Yankees had scored a run in the top of the first when Aaron Judge walked with one out and scored from first on a two-out double by Matt Holliday .
  • Modern-Era nominees for Pro Football Hall of Fame announced

    Modern-Era nominees for Pro Football Hall of Fame announced

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    In order to be eligible, the nominee needs to be at least five years removed from his last playing or coaching stint. Lower Richland graduate Richard Seymour is one of 108 players and coaches who are modern era nominees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame .