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Big guns kept apart in FA Cup quarter-final draw

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Four of the top Premier League’s top five were kept apart in Saturday’s draw for the FA Cup quarter-finals as Manchester United host Brighton, whilst Chelsea visit Leicester. Tottenham Hotspur face a trip to Sheffield Wednesday or Swansea, who need a replay after Saturday’s …

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Man Utd into Cup quarters despite VAR troubles, West Brom exit

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Debate over the merits of video assistant refereeing was again raised as a Romelu Lukaku double eased Manchester United into the FA Cup quarter-finals in a 2-0 win at Huddersfield despite a controversial call going against Jose Mourinho’s men. Juan Mata thought he had …

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Cavani, Neymar key as PSG rebound from Madrid gloom

Paris, France | AFP | Edinson Cavani struck twice as Paris Saint-Germain beat Strasbourg 5-2 on Saturday to relieve some of the pressure on the runaway Ligue 1 leaders following their Champions League defeat at Real Madrid. Strasbourg struck early through Jean Eudes Aholou, but PSG hit back courtesy of …

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Illness rules Pogba out of United’s visit to Huddersfield

London, United Kingdom | AFP | A frustrating few weeks for Manchester United’s Paul Pogba continued when he was ruled out of Saturday’s FA Cup fifth round trip to Huddersfield Town due to illness. “U23s midfielder Ethan Hamilton has taken his place in the squad,” United posted on Twitter. United …

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Mourinho wants FA Cup response from stuttering Man Utd

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Manchester United will be desperate to bounce back in the FA Cup fifth round against Huddersfield on Saturday, their first match featuring opinion dividing video assistant referee (VAR) technology. Defeat at the hands of Newcastle at the weekend left Jose Mourinho’s men second in …

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Advantage Ronaldo but Neymar warns it’s not over yet

Madrid, Spain | AFP | Paris Saint-Germain face a huge task to reach the Champions League quarter-finals after Cristiano Ronaldo defied talk that his powers are waning with two goals as Real Madrid won 3-1 in the first leg of their last-16 tie. Billed as a contest between World Player …

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