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Three things we learned from the Premier League

London, United Kingdom | AFP | Liverpool’s lead at the top of the table extended to 22 points as their procession towards the title continued thanks to a 4-0 win over Southampton and Manchester City’s latest defeat at Tottenham. Victory for Spurs edged them ahead as the closest challengers to Chelsea …

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Jesus hat-trick lifts Man City’s mood in Zagreb

Zagreb, Croatia | AFP | Manchester City put their Premier League woes to one side as Gabriel Jesus scored a hat-trick in a dominant 4-1 win over Dinamo Zagreb in the Croatian capital on Wednesday. Dinamo needed to win to have any chance of joining City in the last 16 and …

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Man City stumble again to Shelvey stunner at Newcastle

Newcastle, United Kingdom | AFP | Manchester City’s Premier League title hopes faltered once more as the champions twice blew a lead to draw 2-2 at Newcastle on Saturday. Pep Guardiola’s men were frustrated for long spells after Jetro Willems quickly cancelled out Raheem Sterling’s first half opener, but seemed to …

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Man City reach Champions League last 16 after Shakhtar draw

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP | Manchester City booked their place in the Champions League last 16 for a seventh successive season despite a lacklustre 1-1 draw against Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday. Pep Guardiola’s side were well below their best at the Etihad Stadium, but Ilkay Gundogan’s second half strike put …

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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 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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Sanchez flop at United not his fault, says Guardiola

Manchester, United Kingdom | AFP |  Pep Guardiola believes Alexis Sanchez cannot be blamed for his spectacular failure with Manchester United and expects the Chile forward to make an impact on loan with Inter Milan. The Manchester City manager tried to sign Sanchez — who played under Guardiola at Barcelona — …

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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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