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Bayern are not playing as a team, says under-fire Kovac

October 07,2018 by Goal.com

Niko Kovac has cited Bayern Munichs failure to play as a team as the reason for their shock 3-0 home defeat to Borussia Monchengladbach on Saturday. After winning his first seven matches in charge of the club, Kovac has now failed to guide his side to victory in three domestic games on the spin – a run that leaves them four points behind early Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund. Kov...

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Udinese 0 - 2 Juventus: Bentancur and Ronaldo extend winning run

October 07,2018 by Goal.com

Rodrigo Bentancur and Cristiano Ronaldo got the goals as Juventus won 2-0 at Udinese to clinch a 10th successive victory across all competitions. Ronaldo, who on Wednesday firmly denied rape allegations dating back to 2009, effectively put the game beyond Udinese just before half-time and it was plain-sailing from there for Massimiliano Allegris men. Juve were dominant right from the star...

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Fellaini reveals what Jose Mourinho said to players at half time

October 07,2018 by Express.co.uk

Man United news: Fellaini celebrates with the match winner Alexis Sanchez (Image: GETTY) MAROUANE FELLAINI has revealed exactly what Jose Mourinho said to his players at half time. Manchester United trailed Newcastle 2-0 within 20 minutes courtesy of goals from Kenedy and Yoshinori Muto. This forced Jose Mourinho into an early substitute, Eric Bailly made way for Juan Mata. The Spaniard rest...

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Blackburn boss Mowbray: Team spirit earned us win over Bolton

October 07,2018 by PA

Tony Mowbray praised his Blackburn players for a gutsy performance as they secured a 1-0 Sky Bet Championship derby win against Bolton at the University of Bolton Stadium.Bradley Dack’s eighth goal of the season after 22 minutes separated the sides and moved Rovers up to ninth place.David Raya made two fine saves to protect the lead and Charlie Mulgrew cleared Josh Magennis’ hea...

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Individual mistakes cost us, says under-fire Bayern boss Kovac

October 07,2018 by PA

Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac blamed individual mistakes for the 3-0 home defeat to Borussia Monchengladbach which left him under increasing pressure going into the international break.Bayern’s winless run extended to four matches with the worst result of the lot as they failed to make their dominance in possession count and were instead hit on the break.Alassane Plea and Lars Stindl scor...

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Cattermole will be key for us, says Sunderland boss Ross

October 07,2018 by PA

Manager Jack Ross praised the contribution of midfield player Lee Cattermole as Sunderland moved into third place in League One with a 2-1 win at Bradford City in front of a bumper 19,487 Valley Parade crowd.Both sides ended the fiercely fought match with ten men. Sunderland skipper Max Power was shown a red card in the 66th minute for kicking out after giving away a penalty after a foul on Jack...

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John Askey delighted as Shrewsbury return to winning ways

October 07,2018 by PA

Shrewsbury manager John Askey was a happy man after Alex Gilliead’s first goal for the club sealed a 1-0 victory over 10-man Accrington.The visitors, beaten for the first time in League One since the opening day of the season, had goalkeeper Connor Ripley sent off in the 16th minute after colliding with home striker Lee Angol just outside the penalty area.Shrewsbury eventually made their e...

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‘The last few minutes felt like hours’ – Relief for boss Hurst as Ipswich win

October 07,2018 by PA

Ipswich boss Paul Hurst admitted he was a relieved man as his side claimed their first Championship win of the season with a thrilling 3-2 success at Swansea. Trevoh Chalobah was the hero for the visitors as he headed home Grant Ward’s corner to settle a topsy-turvy encounter in the 84th minute.Swansea went ahead through a Janoi Donacien own goal, but Ipswich equalised through Gwion Edward...

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Dyche demands further action over diving after Burnley’s draw with Huddersfield

October 07,2018 by PA

An “ugly” elbow and a “cringeworthy” dive were occupying the minds of David Wagner and Sean Dyche after Burnley’s 1-1 draw with Huddersfield at Turf Moor.The Terriers climbed off the bottom of the Premier League table after Christopher Schindler cancelled out Sam Vokes’ opener but it was two off-the-ball incidents that provided the main talking points.The game...

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I’m not concerned about my job, says Lopetegui after Real lose again

October 07,2018 by PA

Julen Lopetegui refused to be drawn on continued speculation over his future after Alaves turned up the heat yet further on the Real Madrid coach with a dramatic 1-0 stoppage-time victory at Mendizorrotza.Lopetegui had called for a response from the midweek Champions League loss away to CSKA Moscow, which followed a disappointing goalless draw at home in the Madrid derby at a 3-0 LaLiga defeat a...

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Mourinho claims he is the focus of a ‘manhunt’

October 07,2018 by PA

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho claimed after the 3-2 home victory over Newcastle that he was the subject of a “manhunt”.Ahead of Saturday’s match, senior figures at United strongly denied a report from the previous evening that Mourinho would lose his job this weekend regardless of the outcome of the Premier League contest.And after seeing the Red Devils end their four-ga...

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Dean Smith proud of Brentford’s battling point at high-flying Leeds

October 06,2018 by PA

Brentford boss Dean Smith was proud of his players’ endeavour despite them surrendering a late lead to draw 1-1 away at Sky Bet Championship high-flyers Leeds.Pontus Jansson powered in a dramatic 88th-minute header from Ezgjan Alioski’s free-kick as Leeds earned a point, with the hosts having Luke Ayling dismissed late on.The equaliser from the Swedish centre-back was deserved for Ma...

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Neville wants England Women to be more clinical

October 06,2018 by PA

Phil Neville was not satisfied after seeing England Women beat Brazil 1-0 in a friendly as he called on his side to be more ruthless in front of goal.Fran Kirby’s second-minute header proved the difference at Meadow Lane, but England dominated the match and might have scored many more against a Brazil team who struggled to provide a threat at the other end.Asked how he would rate the perfo...

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Cesc Fabregas wants to sign a new Chelsea deal and play under Maurizio Sarri

October 06,2018 by Skysports.com

Cesc Fabregas is happy playing under Maurizio Sarri at Stamford Bridge Cesc Fabregas says he wants to sign a new deal at Chelsea and play under head coach Maurizio Sarri for a long time. The 31-year-old playmaker featured under Arsene Wenger at Arsenal, Pep Guardiola at Barcelona and Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte at Chelsea. But Sarri, a 59-year-old heavy-smoking former banker, has inspire...

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Neville blasts Man United as an absolute disgrace after reported Mourinho sacking

October 06,2018 by Goal.com

Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville has blasted a reported decision to sack Jose Mourinho as an absolute disgrace. The Daily Mirror reported late on Friday that Mourinho will be replaced as manager regardless of Uniteds result in their Premier League fixture against Newcastle United on Saturday. Mourinho gave a short and terse news conference earlier in the day, after which Nevi...

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The dangers that Lopetegui faces at Real Madrid

October 06,2018 by Marca.com

No one told him it was going to be easy, but surely Julen Lopetegui did not expect such a winding journey as Real Madrids new coach. It was always going to be tough joining after the reign of Zinedine Zidane and losing Cristiano Ronaldo but Lopetegui is stepping in to build something of his own. However, only three months after taking over the role, he is in trouble. On the pitch, the tea...

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Bayerns Mats Hummels reignites talk of Manchester United swap

October 06,2018 by ESPN

Bayern Munich defender Mats Hummels is looking at a transfer to Manchester United over lack of playing time with the Bundesliga champions, according to reports. The Sun, citing German outlet Bild, says the Germany international is buckling under Bayern coach Niko Kovacs rotation policy. Hummels reportedly turned down a transfer to Old Trafford in 2014 while he was with Borussia Dortmund befo...

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Liverpool away is Manchester Citys toughest test, says Gundogan

October 06,2018 by Goal.com

Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan admitted nerves are inevitable ahead of a Liverpool trip that he considers the toughest in the Premier League. Pep Guardiolas men head to Merseyside on Sunday for a top-of-the-table clash which is being tipped as an early indicator for the potential direction of this seasons title. While unbeaten in the first seven matches of their defence, reignin...

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Man Utd never needed Sanchez - Scholes questions Mourinhos transfer choice

October 06,2018 by Goal.com

Alexis Sanchez was “never really needed” by Manchester United, says Paul Scholes, with the Chilean now looking lost at Old Trafford. Jose Mourinho moved to land a proven performer during the January transfer window as his contract at Arsenal ran down. Rival interest from Manchester City was fended off in order to sign the 29-year-old, with his arrival considered to be quite a cou...

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