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PSG Confirm Messi Injury

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Lionel Messi is suffering from bone bruising, the Ligue 1 club said on Tuesday, and will miss Paris St Germain 39;s trip to Metz on Wednesday, according to Reuters. Lionel Messi, following the knock received on his left knee, has undergone an MRI this morning which confirms the signs of bone co ...

Koeman Defends Tactics After Granada Draw

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Ronald Koeman defended his direct tactics after being accused of betraying Barcelona 39;s attacking traditions in a 1-1 draw at home to Granada on Monday. Koeman brought Gerard Pique off the bench at Camp Nou to play up front alongside Luuk de Jong, with Ronald Araujo, another central defender, ...

Australian Referee To Officiate Premier League Match

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Australia 39;s Jarred Gillett will become the first overseas official to referee a Premier League game this weekend when he takes charge of Newcastle 39;s trip to Watford on Saturday, according to Reuters. Gillett was promoted to the Select Group one of referees by Professional Game Match Offic ...

Osimhen On Target Again As Napoli Spank Udinese

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Napoli moved top of Serie A on Monday thanks to a 4-0 stroll at Udinese which made sure they maintained their 100 per cent start to the season. Goals from Victor Osimhen, Amir Rrahmani, Kalidou Koulibaly and Hirving Lozano earned Luciano Spalletti 39;s side an impressive win at the Dacia Arena w ...

Liverpool's Thiago Ruled Out Of Norwich Clash

Monday, September 20, 2021
Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara will miss the next two matches after picking up a calf injury over the weekend while Trent Alexander-Arnold is sidelined with illness, the Premier League club said on Monday. Thiago was substituted in the second half of the 3-0 win against Crystal Palace and ...

CAFCC: Bayelsa United Beat Ashanti Golden Boys To Book Next Round Place

Monday, September 20, 2021
Nigeria 39;s representatives, Bayelsa United cruised into to the next round of the CAF Confederation Cup with a resounding victory 4-2 over As Ashanti Golden Boys of Guinea at the Samson Siasia Stadium, Yenagoa. The tie which was a one legged encounter due to the military coup in Guinea saw the ...

Pochettino Reacts To Messi Snub

Monday, September 20, 2021
Paris St Germain manager Mauricio Pochettino has defended his decision to substitute forward Lionel Messi in Sunday 39;s 2-1 win over Olympique Lyonnais in the French Ligue 1 and said the Argentine was okay with being taken off, according to Reuters. Messi, making his third appearance for the si ...

Pulisic Doubtful For Aston Villa Clash - Tuchel

Monday, September 20, 2021
Chelsea 39;s American forward Christian Pulisic is still recovering from an ankle injury sustained on international duty this month and Wednesday 39;s League Cup game against Aston Villa will likely come too soon for him, manager Thomas Tuchel said. The 23-year-old picked up the problem in the ...

Koeman Not Concerned About Barcelona Future

Monday, September 20, 2021
Speaking ahead of Monday 39;s home game against Granada, Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman said he is not worried about his future despite criticism in the wake of last week 39;s drubbing by Bayern Munich in the Champions League. The only thing is to think about the game, think about the team, th ...

Chelsea Beat Tottenham To Go Top Of The TableĀ 

Sunday, September 19, 2021
Chelsea extended their flying start to the season with a 3-0 win at London rivals Tottenham as both clubs paid an emotional tribute to their former striker Jimmy Greaves on Sunday. Thiago Silva put Chelsea ahead early in the second half before N 39;Golo Kante bagged his first club goal since Dec ...
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