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Manchester City 9-0 Burton Albion: Pep Guardiola’s ruthless side thrash League One opponents in Carabao Cup semi-final first leg

Manchester City 9-0 Burton Albion: Pep Guardiola’s ruthless side thrash League One opponents in Carabao Cup semi-final first leg

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CLOUD NINE Gabriel Jesus led the way scoring four as a strong City side showed no mercy at the Etihad Stadium Gabriel Jesus scored four as Manchester City thrashed League One Burton in the first leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final. It took City just five minutes to get their first, through Kevin De Bruyne, and it was one way traffic all evening. Oleksandr Zinchenko, Phil Foden, Kyle Walker and Riyad Mahrez were also on the scoresheet at the Etihad as they all but secured their place in the final. Manchester City hit nine past Burton Albion Manager Pep Guardiola recalled David Silva and Leroy Sane while the likes of Kevin De Bruyne and Riyad Mahrez remained in the line-up following Sunday’s 7-0 FA Cup thrashing of Rotherham. However oppo...
Premier League 2018/19 final table: Super Computer predicts where every team will finish – January update

Premier League 2018/19 final table: Super Computer predicts where every team will finish – January update

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REVEALED We are into the first month of a new year and the title race is heating up The Premier League title race has heated up as we start the first day of a new year. Liverpool are, of course, leading the way with 20 matches played, though Manchester City have recovered from their poor spell to sit seven points behind Jurgen Klopp’s side. Thursday’s huge clash between the pair, which takes place at the Etihad, will play a key part in the race for silverware; a win for City and they are right back in it, but a Liverpool victory would send the Reds ten points clear in first. The Premier League standings on the morning of January 1, 2019 The battle for the top four is also intense, with Tottenham and Chelsea sitting third and four...
Watford 1-2 Chelsea: Blues back into Champions League places as Eden Hazard proves to be the difference once again

Watford 1-2 Chelsea: Blues back into Champions League places as Eden Hazard proves to be the difference once again

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ED BOY The Belgium international moved past a century of goals for the west Londoners with a well-taken brace Eden Hazard passed a century of goals for Chelsea as he helped the Blues to a 2-1 win over Watford. The Belgium captain was virtually unplayable at Vicarage Road, scoring twice to knock the proverbial stuffing out of the hosts on Boxing Day. Hazard was fantastic against Watford on Boxing Day Deployed through the middle by Maurizio Sarri, Hazard opened the scoring when Real Madrid loanee Mateo Kovacic released the forward with a perfectly weighted through ball just before half time to round Ben Foster and score. But Watford were level soon after as Roberto Pereyra lashed home a volley from the edge of the box into the bot...
Champions League draw: Liverpool v Bayern Munich, Man Utd v Paris St-Germain

Champions League draw: Liverpool v Bayern Munich, Man Utd v Paris St-Germain

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Liverpool will take on German giants Bayern Munich in the Champions League last 16, while Manchester United have been drawn against Paris St-Germain.Premier League champions Manchester City and Tottenham also face Bundesliga sides, with City meeting Schalke and Spurs playing Borussia Dortmund.The first legs will take place on 12-13 and 19-20 February, with the return fixtures on 5-6 and 12-13 March. Group winners will be away from home in the first legs.Teams could not be drawn against sides from the same country in the last 16, nor against teams who they played in the group stage.Elsewhere, holders Real Madrid will face Dutch side Ajax, who have reached the knockout stages for the first tim...
Celtic 1-2 Red Bull Salzburg: Bhoys progress to Europa League knockout stages, despite Craig Gordon’s mistake

Celtic 1-2 Red Bull Salzburg: Bhoys progress to Europa League knockout stages, despite Craig Gordon’s mistake

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FOR THE BHOYS The keeper earned comparisons with Liverpool flop Loris Karius for his error Celtic are through to the Europa League knockout stages despite a 2-1 home defeat to Red Bull Salzburg in Group B. Brendan Rodgers’ men knew they could afford to get a draw and qualify as runners-up behind the already-qualified Austrian side. Brendan Rodgers applauds the home fans after the full time whistle However, the result in the Rosenborg and RB Liepzig game meant their 2-0 deficit would see them crash out. Craig Gordon’s intercepted throw was the pick of the goals, with fans comparing the Scot to Liverpool flop Loris Karius. But Tore Reginiussen’s equaliser for Rosenborg ensured the Scottish side did progress ...