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Liverpool FC news: Jurgen Klopp blames Reds' draw with Spartak Moscow on bad luck

Liverpool FC news: Jurgen Klopp blames Reds' draw with Spartak Moscow on bad luck

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Jurgen Klopp's side wasted a number of chances in their 1-1 draw with Spartak MoscowTuesday, September 26, 2017Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp bemoaned his side's bad luck as yet more chances went begging in the 1-1 Champions League draw at Spartak Moscow.Philippe Coutinho scored a well-worked first-half equaliser to cancel our Fernando's free-kick but, despite dominating the attacking play, the Reds had to settle for a point in the Russian capital."We are not the most lucky team in world football but we did very well in creating chances against a defensively-oriented team," Klopp said."The free-kick was not a foul, we won the ball clearly. It was a brilliant free-kick and we could have created more chances - that is the crazy thing."The only thing is to go through the group and that is sti...
Golovkin v Alvarez ends in controversial draw

Golovkin v Alvarez ends in controversial draw

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Gennady Golovkin's world middleweight title fight with Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez ended in a controversial draw.After a closely fought bout in Las Vegas, one judge scored it 118-110 for Alvarez, another 115-113 for Golovkin and the third a 114-114 draw.There were boos when the decision was announced at the T-Mobile Arena, and both boxers shook their heads. Kazakh Golovkin, 35, retains his WBA, WBC and IBF titles and remains unbeaten in 38 fights.His Mexican opponent, 27, started and finished an absorbing fight the stronger, and also produced some of the more eye-catching shots. Golovkin, though, landed more punches and had the better of the middle rounds.Judge Adalaide Byrd had Alvarez as a clear winner, Dave Moretti scored the bout for Golovkin and Dan Trella had the fighters level.Alvarez's r...
EFL Cup third-round draw: Holders Man Utd to host Burton Albion

EFL Cup third-round draw: Holders Man Utd to host Burton Albion

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Holders Manchester United will begin their defence of the EFL Cup with a home tie against Championship club Burton Albion at Old Trafford.Thursday's third-round draw in Beijing, which took place at 04:15 BST, also saw Liverpool drawn away to Premier League rivals Leicester.Manchester City go to West Brom, while Arsenal will host League One Doncaster Rovers.Nottingham Forest's reward for beating Newcastle is a trip to Chelsea. The 16 fixtures will be played in the week commencing 18 September.It will be Burton's first trip to Old Trafford for 11 years. In 2006, as a non-League club, they earned a lucrative FA Cup third-round replay after holding a United team featuring players such as Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney to a goalless draw.There are four all-Premier League ties in total, with...
EFL Cup second round: West Ham face Cheltenham, Crystal Palace, Watford and Southampton all at home- draw in full

EFL Cup second round: West Ham face Cheltenham, Crystal Palace, Watford and Southampton all at home- draw in full

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All the details of the EFL Cup second round drawThursday, August 10, 2017Southampton will host Championship club Wolves in the EFL Cup second after Thursday’s confusing live draw.League One side Blackburn Rovers entertain Lancashire rivals Burnley at Ewood Park, with the draw regionalised.Newcastle host Nottingham Forest, while West Ham will travel to League Two side Cheltenham.The draw initially left several sides unsure whether they were home or away.The matches are due to take place in the week commencing August 21.Draw in fullSouth GroupQPR v BrentfordCrystal Palace v IpswichWatford v Bristol CityNorwich v CharltonCheltenham v West HamBrighton v BarnetCardiff v BurtonSouthampton v WolvesFulham v Bristol RoversMK Dons v SwanseaBirmingham v BournemouthReading v MillwallNorth GroupCarlisl