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Man City beats Leicester 2-1 after bizarre penalty incident
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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Leicester had a late penalty ruled out in bizarre circumstances as Manchester City held on for a 2-1 win on Saturday to move into third place in the English Premier League and close in on Champions League qualification. Riyad Mahrez was adjudged to have kicked the
Arsenal, Man City pile on pressure in race for top 4 in EPL
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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The swagger has returned to their play. The wins and the goals are piling up. Arsene Wenger, a target of abuse for much of the season, was even greeted with rapturous applause as he walked toward the fans. Things are looking up for Arsenal as the team makes its
Back on top: Chelsea wins the English Premier League
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WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) — Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has had the golden touch in his first season in the English Premier League, all the way through to the title-clinching game. With Chelsea scoreless at West Bromwich Albion on Friday and looking like squandering the first of three
Arsenal beats Southampton 2-0, climbs into 5th in EPL
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SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Alexis Sanchez produced a clinical finish to set Arsenal on its way to a 2-0 win at Southampton in the Premier League on Wednesday, keeping alive the team's ambitions of qualifying for next season's Champions League. Sanchez moved onto 20 league goals for the season
Madrid eliminates Atletico, reaches Champions League final
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MADRID (AP) — Atletico Madrid gave its passionate fans hope early on, but in the end it was city rival Real Madrid that celebrated a return to the Champions League final. Madrid withstood an early onslaught by Atletico to reach a third Champions League final in four years despite a 2-1 loss on
FIFA requests info from United in look into Pogba's transfer
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MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — FIFA says it has requested information from Manchester United as part of an examination of Paul Pogba's world-record transfer from Juventus. The midfielder signed for Jose Mourinho's United last August for 105 million euros (then $116 million). FIFA says it has
Juventus beats Monaco 2-1 to reach Champions League final
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TURIN, Italy (AP) — Dani Alves proved his critics wrong as he inspired Juventus to a 2-1 win over Monaco on Tuesday to send the Italian club to its second Champions League final in three years. Often described as being past his best when he joined Juventus from Barcelona on a free transfer
Conte entertains as Chelsea closes in on EPL title
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LONDON (AP) — Every time Premier League leader Chelsea plays, entertainment is guaranteed on the field, but on the sideline its manager Antonio Conte puts on a show of his own. Conte lived every minute Chelsea's 3-0 demolition of Middlesbrough on Monday as his side moved within one victory of
Arsenal beats United 2-0 as Wenger gets better of Mourinho
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LONDON (AP) — Arsene Wenger got the better of managerial rival Jose Mourinho for the first time in a competitive game as Arsenal beat Manchester United 2-0 in the Premier League on Sunday to keep alive its Champions League qualification hopes. Granit Xhaka, with a deflected shot, and former
Messi nets goals 50 & 51, Barca & Madrid stay locked at top
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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi scored his 50th and 51st goals in all competitions to help Barcelona keep the pressure on Real Madrid in the Spanish league's tight title race on Saturday. Neymar and Luis Suarez also struck in a 4-1 victory over Villarreal that increased the combined goal
Spurs anguish as West Ham loss eases Chelsea's path to title
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LONDON (AP) — After Chelsea's path to the Premier League title was cleared, Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris was left frustrated, bewildered and hurt. Without a title since 1961, Tottenham had fought so hard to trim Chelsea's lead in recent weeks but then squandered the opportunity to slash it
Messi wins FIFA appeal, remaining 3 matches of ban lifted
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ZURICH (AP) — Argentina captain Lionel Messi was cleared by FIFA on Friday to play in the next three World Cup qualifiers after a ban for insulting a referee's assistant was lifted. Messi already served one match of the four-match ban that was imposed when the FIFA disciplinary committee gave
Rashford gives United 1-0 win in Europa League semifinals
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VIGO, Spain (AP) — Marcus Rashford was decisive again, scoring from a free kick in the second half for Manchester United to beat Celta Vigo 1-0 in the first leg of the Europa League semifinals on Thursday. Rashford, who netted an extra-time winner against Anderlecht in the quarterfinals, drove
Traore scores twice as Ajax beats Lyon 4-1 in Europa semis
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AMSTERDAM (AP) — Bertrand Traore scored two goals and created another as a rampant Ajax beat Lyon 4-1 in the first leg of their Europa League semifinal on Wednesday. Burkina Faso forward Traore, who is on loan to Ajax from Chelsea, had been in doubt before kickoff with a groin injury. But the
Higuain and Buffon star at each end as Juventus beats Monaco
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MONACO (AP) — Striker Gonzalo Higuain displayed some worth for his huge transfer fee and Gianluigi Buffon showed he is still priceless in goal, each starring as Juventus won 2-0 at Monaco in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal. Higuain scored a goal in each half on Wednesday,