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PSG stunned in League Cup quarters by struggling Guingamp

Paris, France | AFP | Paris Saint-Germain saw their 43-match winning run in domestic cup competitions come to an end as Thomas Tuchel’s men suffered a shock 2-1 home defeat by Ligue 1 bottom club Guingamp in the French League Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday. The visitors were awarded three penalties …

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Spurs shed ‘soft touch’ image as Pochettino leaves his mark

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Tottenham have been derided as a soft touch for decades, but the sight of Eden Hazard being hounded into submission showed Mauricio Pochettino’s side are finally shedding their nice-guy image. The perception of Tottenham as entertaining but ultimately flawed under-achievers has haunted a succession …

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Man City survive shoot-out to reach League Cup semis

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Manchester City survived a penalty shoot-out to reach the League Cup semi-finals as young keeper Arijanit Muric starred in the dramatic finale to the holders’ win over Leicester on Tuesday. Pep Guardiola’s side took the lead when Kevin De Bruyne marked his return from …

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City will not sacrifice League Cup for title race: Guardiola

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Holders Manchester City will take Tuesday’s League Cup quarter-final with Leicester City seriously, says manager Pep Guardiola, even though they are in a tight duel with Liverpool for the Premier League title. Guardiola — whose Premier League champions trail Liverpool by a point — …

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Guardiola faces nervous wait after De Bruyne suffers scare

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Kevin De Bruyne suffered an injury scare as League Cup holders Manchester City moved into the quarter-finals with a 2-0 win against Fulham on Thursday. There was concern for De Bruyne after the City midfielder limped off with what appeared to be a knee …

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