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Fran Kirby makes history in Chelsea win while City beat Gothenburg

Fran Kirby scored twice at Benfica to become Chelsea’s record goalscorer in a thumping 5-0 victory while Manchester City recovered from a goal down to beat Gothenburg 2-1 in the

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Karim Benzema heads Real Madrid into last 16 and beaten Gladbach join them

Real Madrid stepped away from the precipice and into the knockout stages. Not only that: on a night when they could have finished anywhere from first to fourth, in which

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Sergio Agüero returns to help Manchester City end Marseille’s hopes

Ferran Torres’s fourth goal of the group stage ensured Manchester City topped their group unbeaten for a second consecutive year, their 16 points the joint-highest return of any English team

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PSG and Basaksehir players unite against racism before Neymar hits treble

Players and officials united to take a stand against racism in the Parc des Princes on Wednesday, as the postponed Champions League fixture between Paris Saint-Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir was

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Manchester United need a structure to break the blame-and-burn cycle

There are certain clubs that seem to be built on chagrin: where the urge to fulminate and pontificate and point the finger after a big defeat almost soothes the pain

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Mueller thinks US could compete for 2026 World Cup as young talent shines

The US men’s soccer team ended a pandemic-shortened year with a blowout that raised confidence heading into a busy 2021, which will include eight World Cup qualifiers jammed into an

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Arsenal outgun Dundalk and Balogun’s flourish sets seal on perfect group stage

Champions League The last-16 draw will take place in Nyon at 11am (GMT) on Monday 14 December, with the eight ties between group winners and runners-up taking place on 15-16

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