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Mane jokes he would ‘dive’ again to win Liverpool penalty

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Liverpool forward Sadio Mane says he will not change his style of play despite Pep Guardiola’s “diving” accusation. The Manchester City boss made the claim at the weekend, when the Senegal international was booked after going down in the penalty area following a challenge by …

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Man City win to keep perfect Liverpool in their sights

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Manchester City clung onto the coat-tails of Premier League pacesetters Liverpool with a hard-fought win against Everton on Saturday after Jurgen Klopp’s men extended their perfect start to the season. Elsewhere, 10-man Tottenham put their recent wobbles behind them to clamber into the top four …

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Man City will soon score 10, says Watford’s Ben Foster

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster says it is only a matter of time before Manchester City smash 10 goals in a match after being on the end of an 8-0 hammering. The Hornets felt the full force of the champions’ attacking power on Saturday as they …

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Sterling not on same level as Messi, Ronaldo, says Guardiola

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Pep Guardiola would love Raheem Sterling to reach the same level as Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, but the Manchester City manager is not sure if any player will be able to equal the feats of that legendary pair. Others have recently been comparing Sterling …

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Manchester City eye autumn advantage over Liverpool

  Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Manchester City may trail Liverpool by two points in the early season running for the Premier League title, but opportunity knocks for the champions in a two-month stretch beginning with Saturday’s visit of Brighton to the Etihad. The visit of the Seagulls is the …

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Guardiola hopes for impact from wounded Mendy

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP |  Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City left-back Benjamin Mendy can still make a strong contribution for the Premier League champions, but only as long as he wins his on-going fitness battles. The 25-year-old French international has had a disappointing time with last season’s domestic treble winners, …

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‘They have to fix it’: Guardiola fumes after VAR denies City

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Pep Guardiola called for VAR to be “fixed” after Manchester City were denied a last-gasp winner in their dramatic 2-2 draw against Tottenham on Saturday. Guardiola’s side failed to win for the first time in 16 Premier League games dating back to last season as a result of the …

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Three things we learned from the Premier League

London, United Kingdom | AFP |  The Premier League returned with a bang as title rivals Manchester City and Liverpool enjoyed goal sprees, while VAR controversies hogged the headlines. Here, AFP Sport looks at three things we learned from the opening weekend of the English top-fight season: Man City, Liverpool …

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