Manchester United 1-1 Leicester City – The Wait Goes On

Manchester United frustrated league leaders and champions-elect Leicester City to ensure that the Foxes’ wait for their first title will go on for at least another day. Claudio Ranieri’s side arrived at Old Trafford knowing that three points would secure the Premier League trophy and allow them to make history in the most unpredictable title race in a generation. Having survived relegation to the Championship last season with a terrific run of seven wins in their last nine games, the club began this season as…

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Leighton Baines Apologised for ‘Chemistry’ Comments, Says Roberto Martinez

Everton full-back Leighton Baines has apologised for comments made regarding the team’s chemistry, according to manager Roberto Martinez. Following Everton’s 1-0 loss to Manchester United last Sunday, a third successive league defeat for the Merseyside outfit, Baines told the Liverpool Echo: “I just don’t feel as though the chemistry is quite there with the team on the pitch at the moment, and it hasn’t been for a while.” Martinez, however, believes that the comments were misinterpreted by the media and has labeled the situation as…

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Juventus Begin Transfer Business Early With Lukaku and De Sciglio

Juventus are planning to lure Romelu Lukaku to Turin this summer, while the Old Lady are also targeting a move for AC Milan defender Mattia De Sciglio, according to the latest rumours in Italy. Per Italian transfer expert Gianluca Di Marzio, defending Serie A champions Juventus are eager to sign in-form Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku, who has already netted 25 goals in all competitions for Everton this season. According to Squawka, this is the most by any Everton player in a season since Gary Lineker, who scored 40…

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Tactical Analysis: Manchester City 0-1 Manchester United

Manchester City hosted their city rivals Manchester United in a crucial Premier League matchup on Sunday in which both sides hoped to lay claim to the coveted Champions League spot. Pellegrini went for what was his expected line-up considering the absences among the Citizens’ ranks. Meanwhile, Louis Van Gaal also had some injuries in his squad, most notably to captain Wayne Rooney, so Marcus Rashford once more started up front with Lindgard, Martial and Mata the trio behind him. Both sides man-mark United, as we’ve come…

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Miracle in Munich as the Pep Playbook Is Thrown out of the Window

One thing is for sure: this FC Bayern München side clearly know how to take you through the ringer. Having thrown away a two-goal lead against Juventus in the first leg of their Champions League second round tie in Turin, Pep Guardiola’s side tried again to hand the tie with a cherry on top to their Italian opponents at the Allianz Arena, before resorting to some good old-fashioned Heynckes-Fussball to earn a place in the quarter-finals. It is debatable whether that place in the last…

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