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Jose Mourinho slams Manchester United's attitude in draw against Wolves

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Joao Moutinho's fantastic second-half goal was enough to give his Wolves side a deserved point at Old Trafford. MANCHESTER, England -- Jose Mourinho blasted the attitude of his Manchester United players after Saturday's draw with Wolves and said he was more upset with the result than the heavy defeat to Tottenham. United were held 1-1 by the Premier League new boys at Old Trafford to end a run of three straight wins and Mourinho said afterward his players were too "relaxed" while Wolves treated the game like a "World Cup final." "Not a good performance, not a good result," Mourinho told a news conference. "A...
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Manchester City's Pep Guardiola happy to move on from Champions League setback

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Man City rebounded after their Champions League defeat by putting five goals past Cardiff City. Craig Burley says if he were picking the Man City team, he'd choose Sergio Aguero to start because of his scintillating goalscoring form over the years. CARDIFF, Wales -- Pep Guardiola was delighted with the response of his players as Manchester City put their Champions League disappointment behind them with an emphatic 5-0 victory over Cardiff City. City were beaten by French side Lyon at home in midweek four days after he said his side needed to improve following their 3-0 victory over Fulham. And his side were back to their best with goals from Sergio Aguero, Bernardo Silva, Ilkay Gundogan and a brace from Riyad Mahrez keeping the pressure on...
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UPDATE 1-Soccer-United held by Wolves to slip eight points behind leaders

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Manchester United Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 1 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Highlights GameCast Lineups and Stats Joao Moutinho's fantastic second-half goal was enough to give his Wolves side a deserved point at Old Trafford. Sir Alex Ferguson was honoured by the club after returning to Old Trafford for the first time since having emergency brain surgery in May. * United held to 1-1 draw at home to promoted Wolves* Jose Mourinho's side eight points behind leaders Liverpool* Against run of play, Fred gave United lead in 18th minute* Impressive Wolves levelled through Joao Moutinho in 53rd* United at West Ham next, Wolves host Southampton (Adds details, quotes)By Simon EvansMANCHESTER, England, Sept 22 (Reuters) - MANCHESTER UNITED 1 WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS 1A disappointing Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw at home to promoted Wolverhampton Wanderers...
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Barcelona contract talks can wait until later - coach Ernesto Valverde

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Alexis Nunes and Craig Burley square off in predicting some of the more notable fixtures during week 5 of La Liga. The ESPN FC panel struggle to find a flaw in Shaka's Rankings which see Barcelona top the list. BARCELONA -- Ernesto Valverde has said he is not thinking about renewing his Barcelona contract despite having less than 12 months to run on his existing terms. Valverde signed a two-year deal with an option for a third when he replaced Luis Enrique last year, and president Josep Maria Bartomeu told Spanish radio last week that talks would take place on extending it. However, the coach is reluctant to look that far ahead and wants to focus on the immediate future, starting with Sunday's game against...
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Burnley thrash Bournemouth to move off bottom of Premier League

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Burnley AFC Bournemouth 4 0 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Highlights GameCast Lineups and Stats Burnley picked themselves up off the bottom of the Premier League against Bournemouth, showing signs of their 2017-18 form in a rout at Turf Moor. Burnley moved off the bottom of the table after their first Premier League win of the season with an emphatic 4-0 victory over Bournemouth. Matej Vydra, making his first start for the club, opened the scoring in the 39th minute and two minnutes later the Clarets had doubled their advantage with a close-range finish from Aaron Lennon. Sixth-placed Bournemouth, whose three wins in five games had helped give them 10 points to start to the campaign, had the majority of possession but were finished off...
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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah strikes in win vs. Southampton to send Reds top

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Liverpool Southampton 3 0 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Highlights GameCast Lineups and Stats Liverpool cantered past a limp Southampton at Anfield to stay perfect in the Premier League this season. Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah netted his first league goal since Aug. 25 as the Reds thrashed Southampton 3-0 to make it six Premier League wins out of six and leapfrog Chelsea at the top of the table on Saturday. An own goal by Wesley Hoedt started the visitors' misery in the 10th minute as Xherdan Shaqiri's shot hit Shane Long before bouncing into the net off the Saints Dutch defender and Joel Matip made it two with a header from a corner 11 minutes later. - Reds maintain perfect start...
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Liverpool maintain perfect start as Jurgen Klopp reaches managerial milestone

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LIVERPOOL, England -- Three quick thoughts from Liverpool's 3-0 win over Southampton on Saturday afternoon. 1. Liverpool show no signs of complacency as they cruise past Southampton It was game No. 600 in management for Jurgen Klopp and the Liverpool boss will have had few more straightforward matches than this one. Liverpool had their sixth-straight Premier League win sewn up at half-time to maintain their flawless start and reclaim top spot from Chelsea. A Wesley Hoedt own goal after 10 minutes...
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Newcastle United hold Crystal Palace in drab goalless stalemate

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Crystal Palace Newcastle United 0 0 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Highlights GameCast Lineups and Stats Mamadou Sakho missed a wide-open net late on at Selhurst Park, condemning Crystal Palace to a scoreless draw with winless Newcastle. Newcastle United earned only their second Premier League point of the season with a 0-0 draw at Crystal Palace in which the home side missed several chances and hit the woodwork in a scrappy affair. The result left Palace 11th, on seven points from six games, while the Magpies stayed 18th, ahead of bottom two Cardiff City and Huddersfield Town on goal difference after another lacklustre performance. The home side dominated the opening half and twice came close through captain Luka Milivojevic, who...
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Manchester City thrash Cardiff as Sergio Aguero scores on 300th appearance

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Cardiff City Manchester City 0 5 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Highlights GameCast Lineups and Stats Man City rebounded after their Champions League defeat by putting five goals past Cardiff City. Sergio Aguero marked his 300th appearance for Manchester City with a familiar landmark goal to set the resurgent Premier League champions on their way to a magnificent 5-0 win at Cardiff City on Saturday. Aguero helped City rebound in emphatic fashion after their worst performance of the season in the home Champions League defeat by Lyon as a typical sharp, close-range finish from Bernardo Silva's pass saw him notch his 205th goal for the club. Aguero's close-range strike just after the half-hour...
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Manchester United see best and worst of Paul Pogba in draw vs. Wolves

3 hours 41 minutes ago
Joao Moutinho's fantastic second-half goal was enough to give his Wolves side a deserved point at Old Trafford. MANCHESTER, England -- Three points from Old Trafford as Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw against Wolverhampton Wanderers in the Premier League. 1. The best and worst of Pogba as United are held Questions about Paul Pogba have never been about his talent, rather about whether he can do it week after week and whether the moments of brilliance are more frequent than those of frustration. Against Wolves at Old Trafford on Saturday, he showcased the best of what he brings to this Manchester...
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