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Cape Town City thump Black Leopards to move into top eight

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Cape Town City moved into the top eight of the Absa Premiership with a comprehensive 3-1 victory over Black Leopards at the Cape Town Stadium on Sunday. Goals from Ayanda Patosi, Allan Kateregga and Siphelele Mthembu sealed the win for Benni McCarthy's side, who have now recorded back-to-back wins after a difficult start to their league campaign. It was City's intricate passing on the edge of the Leopards box that drew reward as they cut open the visitors almost at will, especially in the first...
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Columbus Crew's Gregg Berhalter silent on future amid links to USMNT job

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Kasey Keller and Herculez Gomez go through the pedigree of Gregg Berhalter as rumors continue to swirl about his candidacy for the USMNT head coaching position. Columbus Crew SC coach Gregg Berhalter declined to speak about his future or the United States national team's coaching vacancy after his team was eliminated from the MLS playoffs on Sunday night. Berhalter, who for months has been widely considered the favorite to become the next U.S. coach, watched Columbus let a slim first-leg lead slip away in a 3-0 defeat to the New York Red Bulls in the Eastern Conference semifinals. But asked after the game if he wanted to comment on his future plans, Berhalter...
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Liverpool lucky with Fulham's disallowed goal, but deserved win - Jurgen Klopp

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Mohamed Salah scored seconds after a Fulham goal was disallowed, and Xherdan Shaqiri doubled the lead in the 2nd-half as Liverpool beat Fulham 2-0. Jurgen Klopp understands why expectations are so high for Liverpool, but feels his side deserve a bit more credit than they are receiving. LIVERPOOL, England -- Jurgen Klopp said Liverpool were owed a piece of good fortune in their 2-0 win over Fulham on Sunday when the visitors had a goal ruled out for offside. Liverpool survived a scare in the first half at Anfield but returned to winning ways through goals from Mohamed Salah and Xherdan Shaqiri. Aleksandar Mitrovic thought he had given Fulham the lead in the 41st minute when he headed in, only to see the assistant referee raise his flag for offside. Liverpool would quickly restart...
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Manchester United's Paul Pogba out of Manchester City clash with injury

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Paul Pogba's two goals in a span of two minutes sparked Man United's comeback win versus Man City last April. On the eve of the Manchester derby, Man City players will go to sleep thinking about what a win over Man United would mean to the club and fans. Ian Darke backs Manchester United to get a result at Manchester City Sunday, but the rest of the FC crew are not convinced they have a chance. MANCHESTER, England -- Paul Pogba has been forced out of the Manchester derby through injury. The Frenchman was absent from training on Friday and despite receiving treatment over the weekend failed to pass a fitness test ahead of the game at the Etihad Stadium. He is replaced in Manchester United's starting XI with Marouane Fellaini. =4 In the red corner... #MUFC #MCIMUN Live updates in our official app: https://t.co/r3dIT9LyM6 pic.twitter.com/LEZyM1sXl1— Manchester United (@ManUtd) November 11, 2018 Speaking about Pogba's absence to Sky Sports before the game, Jose Mourinho said: "He was injured during the game [against Juventus] in Turin. He resisted, he felt...
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Aaron Long, Daniel Royer help New York Red Bulls move past Columbus Crew SC into conference final

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New York Red Bulls Columbus Crew SC 3 0 FT Leg 2Aggregate: 3 - 1 Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Highlights GameCast Lineups and Stats Daniel Royer's pair of second-half goals saw the New York Red Bulls overturn a first-leg deficit and advance into the Eastern Conference finals. Daniel Royer scored in the 73rd and 76th minutes to secure the series victory for the New York Red Bulls with a 3-0 win over the Columbus Crew in the in the second leg of the total goals Eastern Conference semifinal at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J., on Sunday. The Red Bulls won the aggregate 3-1 and will play Atlanta United in the conference final beginning Nov. 25 at Atlanta followed by the second leg at home on Nov. 29. New York's Alex Muyl scored in the 17th minute for a 1-0 lead that leveled...
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AWOL coach Dylan Kerr concerning for Gor Mahia

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Gor Mahia CEO Lodvick Aduda is concerned about the absence of head coach Dylan Kerr, who has gone AWOL since the Kenyan champions' exhibition match against Everton earlier this week. Kerr was on the bench as Gor were defeated 4-0 by Everton in the SportPesa Cup at Goodison Park earlier this week, but didn't return with the team from England on Saturday. "Coach Kerr's absence worries us," Aduda told KweséESPN. "We have several games coming, with the preliminary match of the CAF Champions League...
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Mourinho's record, Messi's first Barcelona brace in lost cause

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Manchester City displayed their superiority over their Manchester opponents in Sunday's derby, Barcelona were stunned by Real Betis and Juventus bounced back from their midweek loss to Manchester United. Elsewhere, Dortmund recorded a lead-extending win over Bayern Munich while PSG continue to march on.  Here are the best numbers from this weekend's football: 300 Sunday's Manchester derby marked Jose Mourinho's 300th Premier League game. He may have lost, but he has won more games...
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Xherdan Shaqiri impresses again in Liverpool's routine win over Fulham

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Mohamed Salah scored seconds after a Fulham goal was disallowed, and Xherdan Shaqiri doubled the lead in the 2nd-half as Liverpool beat Fulham 2-0. English Premier League: Xherdan Shaqiri (53') Liverpool 2-0 Fulham English Premier League: Mohamed Salah (41') Liverpool 1-0 Fulham Liverpool delivered a timely reminder they remain handily placed in the Premier League title race with a 2-0 win over Fulham on Sunday. Goals from Mohamed Salah and Xherdan Shaqiri saw Jurgen Klopp's side respond positively to the midweek defeat at Red Star Belgrade in the Champions League and silence any talk of crisis at Anfield after a recent patchy run of form. Positives After creating very little in Serbia on Tuesday, Liverpool cannot be accused of that here. Fulham goalkeeper Sergio Rico certainly...
Glenn Price

Liverpool see off Fulham in controversial win at Anfield

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Liverpool Fulham 2 0 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Highlights GameCast Lineups and Stats Mohamed Salah scored seconds after a Fulham goal was disallowed, and Xherdan Shaqiri doubled the lead in the 2nd-half as Liverpool beat Fulham 2-0. Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League with a controversial 2-0 win over Fulham at Anfield. Mohamed Salah's opener 12 seconds after Aleksandar Mitrovic had a goal ruled for offside put Liverpool ahead, before Xherdan Shaqiri ensured the points stayed at Anfield in the second half. The home side move above Chelsea and Manchester City into first place ahead of their games later on Sunday. Salah should have put Liverpool ahead earlier than he did, but was unable to control the ball when...
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Inter Milan's seven-match winning run ends with thrashing at Atalanta

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Atalanta Internazionale 4 1 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Highlights GameCast Lineups and Stats Josip Ilicic provided two assists from set pieces, and Alejandro Gómez netted a dazzling goal as Atalanta defeat Inter 4-1. Inter Milan's run of seven successive league wins was abruptly ended on Sunday when they were crushed 4-1 at Atalanta in rain-sodden conditions. Atalanta captain Alejandro Gomez capped the win by scoring with a spectacular dipping shot in stoppage time seconds after Inter midfielder Marcelo Brozovic had been sent off for a second bookable offence. The defeat left Inter third in Serie A with 25 points, six behind leaders Juventus who were at AC Milan later on Sunday. "We played and won against a team...
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