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Roma surprises fans, reaches final four of Champions League

Just as in years past, the match between Derby della Capitale — also known as A.S. Roma — SS Lazio featured shots that struck the post but did not go in and groups of players shoving one another around accompanied by constant sliding and falling. In an attempt to settle the players down, referees blew…

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Evergrande falls to R&F 5-4 in a thrilling match

On a humid night during the Lantern Festival in Guangzhou, a prosperous city in southern China, Guangzhou R&F F.C. — also known as the Blue Lions — and Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao F.C. entertained the town. Nine goals in total were registered on the scorecard. Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao F.C. — also known as Guangzhou Derby —…

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Arsenal fans call for Wenger’s job after loss

Arsène Wenger continues to damage his legacy as Manchester City F.C. inches even closer to Premier League glory. The weekend kicked off with Everton F.C. traveling to the Turf Moor to take on Burnley F.C. Goals from Ashley Barnes and Chris Wood meant that Burnley would walk away with three points for their win. Leicester…

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Ronaldo nets 101st Champions League goal

Champions League action kicked off this week in soccer, and featured four matches to enjoy as European competition came back to the forefront. Manchester City F.C. faced FC Basel who was no match for them. Manchester City won 4-0 with goals from Ilkay Gündogan, Bernardo Silva and a screamer from outside the box by Sergio…

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Struggling Fiorentina team falls to Juventus

Roughly 87 minutes into the Feb. 9 Italian soccer match between Juventus F.C. and ACF Fiorentina, Federico Bernardeschi was sitting on the Juventus bench sluggishly after being substituted. It was probably a fitting microcosm of the ambivalence felt by the 23-year-old winger on his first return to Stadio Artemio Franchi. Assuming that both clubs stay…

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Premier League transfer period moves shock fans

The January transfer window for the English Premier League may have closed, but it will have lasting repercussions for the future of many clubs. No player was safe from the maneuvering hand of any contending team looking for that competitive edge to make a challenge for the league title. The transfer window was introduced as…

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Shanghai S.I.P.G. defeats Chiangrai United 1-0 in playoffs

At around 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 30 in Shanghai, Ali Hasan Ebrahim, the referee from Bahrain, blew the final whistle for the game between Shanghai SIPG F.C. and Chiangrai United F.C., the final round of Asian Football Confederation Champions League in the East Asia zone had concluded in a way that made Southeast Asian…

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