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Liverpool v Fulham: Premier League match preview, team news, predicted line-ups and more

Liverpool v Fulham: Premier League match preview, team news, predicted line-ups and more

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bounce-back The Reds will hope to restore normality after their shocking defeat to Red Star Belgrade in midweek, while Fulham simply must stop the rot Liverpool will look to bounce back from their shock Champions League defeat to Red Star Belgrade when they host basement boys Fulham on Sunday. Both sides come into the game off the back of poor results – the Reds were below par in Serbia, while Fulham lost to relegation rivals Huddersfield. Roberto Firmino has not scored a league goal since September A win would temporarily return Liverpool to the top of the Premier League table with Manchester City and Chelsea kicking off later. Fulham boss Slavisa Jokanovic is under increasing pressure following six successive league defe...

Arsenal 0-0 Sporting Lisbon: Gunners reach Europa League knockout stages as Danny Welbeck sustains horrifying injury

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]Arsenal sealed their place in the last 32 of the Europa League after playing out a goalless draw at home to Sporting Lisbon. However, the generally flat contest was massively overshadowed by a worrying injury to Danny Welbeck in the first-half – Stephan Lichtsteiner also came off with a hamstring injury after the break. MORE […] talkSPORT
Man City 6-0 Shakhtar Donetsk: Bizarre penalty helps set up record Champions League win

Man City 6-0 Shakhtar Donetsk: Bizarre penalty helps set up record Champions League win

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Manchester City recorded their biggest win in the Champions League as they thrashed Shakhtar Donetsk - but an injury-time goal in the other Group F match meant they must wait to secure qualification for the last 16.Pep Guardiola's side are top of the group and were heading into the next phase, until 10-man Hoffenheim came from 2-0 down and scored a 92nd-minute equaliser to draw 2-2 with Lyon.But City will qualify as group winners with one game to spare if they beat Lyon in France on Tuesday, 27 November. "Unfortunately we haven't qualified, but we are so close and will try to maintain this level," said Guardiola."The fact it's not done will make sure we will focus on the competition. It was a...
Premier League transfer target Hirving Lozano delighted by English praise and admits he liked Manchester United as a child

Premier League transfer target Hirving Lozano delighted by English praise and admits he liked Manchester United as a child

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SOON? PSV Eindhoven star is keen to keep improving, but acknowledges interest from England PSV Eindhoven star Hirving Lozano has admitted the praise he receives from the English press is ‘special’ and revealed he liked Manchester United as a child. The Mexican forward, known as Chucky, impressed in both games against Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League with his direct running and technical skills. PSV Eindhoven star Hirving Lozano attempts to evade Tottenham challenges. He’s previously been linked with a Premier League switch with Manchester United, Man City, Chelsea, Arsenal, and Everton all noted to be interested in the player. And with the speculation, many parts of the media have lavished praise on Lozano, which he...
Premier League sack race 2018/19: Bookmaker’s odds on the first manager to leave their job this season

Premier League sack race 2018/19: Bookmaker’s odds on the first manager to leave their job this season

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facing the axe Another defeat leaves Southampton boss Mark Hughes fighting to save his job Mark Hughes is fighting to save his job after Southampton’s 6-1 humiliation by Manchester City. Saints visited the Etihad on Sunday afternoon and were three goals down inside the opening 20 minutes, with Raheem Sterling adding City’s fourth on the brink of half-time, after Danny Ings had pulled a goal back for Hughes’ side. Getty It’s been a woeful start to the season for Southampton Sterling added his second – City’s fifth – just after the hour mark, with Leroy Sane rounding off the win with a strike in the dying moments of second-half injury time. The loss is Southampton’s sixth of the season, ...