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How Ronaldo has fared against Pep Guardiola and Man City in the past

Cristiano Ronaldo struggled in early encounters against Pep Guardiola’s all-conquering Barcelona… but from 2011 the Manchester United superstar has had the upper hand over the Spaniard – and his record against City isn’t too bad either! Cristiano Ronaldo and Pep Guardiola will reignite their battle on Saturday Guardiola dominated their Clasico rivalry but Ronaldo was […]

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Kerr in doubt to start against for Matildas in Tokyo semi-final

The Matildas are sweating on the fitness of captain Sam Kerr ahead of Monday night’s Olympic semi-final against Sweden with the striker in doubt due to soreness and fatigue. Kerr is one of five players in danger of missing a start against the in-form Scandinavians with defenders Steph Catley and Ellie Carpenter and midfielders Tameka […]

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Denmark's opener against England shouldn't have stood, FIFA laws state

Denmark’s opening goal against England should NOT have stood after their attackers were too close to the hosts’ wall, FIFA rules state, moments before Mikkel Damsgaard smashed in sublime free-kick Denmark’s sublime opener against England should not have stood, rules state Several Danish attackers stood too close to England’s wall during the set-piece FIFA laws […]

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Italy's victory against Turkey confirmation of progress under Mancini

Italy’s victory against Turkey was confirmation of the strides made under Roberto Mancini… the sense of determination is tangible as they attempt to control the hype around their pursuit of glory Italy’s Euro 2020 victory against Turkey was an emphatic opening statement  It was a confirmation for the public of the strides made under Roberto […]