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Portsmouth 0-0 (agg 0-1) Sunderland: Black Cats reach League One play-off final following heated stalemate at Fratton Park

Portsmouth 0-0 (agg 0-1) Sunderland: Black Cats reach League One play-off final following heated stalemate at Fratton Park

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stalemate Despite Pompey's best efforts to score Sunderland's defence ultimately proved too solid to breach Sunderland took a giant step in their bid to return to the Championship as they saw off Portsmouth to reach the League One play-off final in a heated stalemate at Fratton Park. Following a goalless and fractious encounter, Chris Maguire’s volley in the first-leg was ultimately enough to see Sunderland get to Wembley. Sunderland are through to the League One play-off final The Black Cats got their revenge for their painful Checkatrade Trophy defeat to Pompey back in March, where they cruelly lost to the south coast outfit on penalties. Two fine stops from keeper John McLaughlin in either half from headers by Gareth Evans an
Liverpool news: Jurgen Klopp explains heated words with Xherdan Shaqiri

Liverpool news: Jurgen Klopp explains heated words with Xherdan Shaqiri

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SHAKE SHAQ Reds boss insists he was castigating star over a free-kick and nothing more Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has revealed the cause of his frustration with Xherdan Shaqiri at the end of their Carabao Cup loss to Chelsea. The Reds were defeated 2-1 by the Blues as Emerson and Eden Hazard struck following Daniel Sturridge’s opener. Liverpool star Xherdan Shaqiri in action against Chelsea in the Carabao Cup After the final whistle Klopp was seen angrily having words with summer signing Xherdan Shaqiri, following several frustrating moments throughout the game. But the reason for Shaqiri’s public dressing down on the pitch was revealed to be due to a moment in they game’s dying embers when the Swiss star allowed Jordan ...