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6:32 PM ET Chelsea manager Frank Lampard said he is “worried” about his side’s drastic dip in form following a 2-0 loss at Leicester City on Tuesday. The pressure is on Lampard after his expensively assembled team fell to eighth place in the Premier League. Lampard conceded that Leicester, who went top of the table
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12:40 PM ET Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has returned to Bundesliga strugglers Schalke 04 from Ajax. The Dutch striker was a prolific scorer for the German side from 2010-17, helping them win the German Cup in 2011. He scored 126 goals in 240 games before joining Ajax in 2017. – Bundesliga on ESPN+: Stream LIVE games and
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10:31 AM ET Chelsea midfielder Christian Pulisic said he believes he “grew the most as a player” during last season’s Premier League ‘Project Restart’ due to an absence of fans. English football resumed in June after the country’s first nationwide lockdown due to COVID-19 with Pulisic becoming one of the league’s most in-form players, registering
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8:05 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens Lionel Messi has been handed a two-match ban after being sent off for the first-ever time in his senior Barcelona career in the Spanish Supercopa final on Sunday. Messi, 33, was shown a red card in the final minute of extra-time after swinging his arm at Athletic Bilbao‘s
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4:48 PM ET AC Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice on his first Serie A start since returning from injury, helping his side to a 2-0 win at Cagliari on Monday as the league leaders moved three points clear at the top of the standings. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only)– Stream
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6:10 PM ET Arsenal‘s post-Christmas revival will really gather pace if Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang‘s brace in this 3-0 win over Newcastle signals a return to form. For 50 minutes or so, this appeared likely to be another evening spent in the shadow of his former self, bereft of confidence and lacking conviction when chances presented themselves.
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2:41 PM ET Liverpool and Manchester United‘s Premier League on Sunday prompted “hundreds” of complaints from supporters affected by colour blindness, with United’s green change strip proving impossible to distinguish from Liverpool’s traditional red shirts. Despite using a white-and-black change kit for the majority of games this season when their red shirts clash with the
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11:21 AM ET Inter Miami CF have named Phil Neville as its coach, reuniting the former Manchester United player with David Beckham, who is co-owner of the Major League Soccer club. – Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+ (U.S. only)– ESPN+ viewer’s guide: Bundesliga, Serie A, MLS, FA Cup and more Sources told ESPN Beckham
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7:59 AM ET Sam Marsden Moises Llorens AC Milan and West Ham United have sounded out a move for out-of-favour Barcelona left-back Junior Firpo, sources have told ESPN. Barca are open to letting Junior leave the club and are looking at possible replacements should he depart this month, although the lack of a president at
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5:27 AM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent Jesse Lingard and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer are in a tug-of-war over the Manchester United midfielder’s future, sources have told ESPN. Lingard is desperate to find regular first-team football after making just three appearances so far this season. Solskjaer is sympathetic to the 28-year-old’s situation but is keen to keep him
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11:05 PM ET Boca Juniors fittingly won the inaugural Diego Armando Maradona Cup on Sunday. Andreas Larrovere – Pool/Getty Images) Boca Juniors won Argentina’s inaugural Diego Armando Maradona Cup 5-3 in a shootout on Sunday after Banfield had scored deep in stoppage time to level the match at 1-1. The tournament, which was renamed to honour the
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4:52 PM ET Internazionale‘s Nicolo Barella scored one goal and set up another to help secure a 2-0 victory over champions Juventus and send his side joint-top of Serie A while putting a major dent in the Turin side’s title hopes. – Stream Serie A matches on ESPN+ (U.S. only) Former Juve midfielder Arturo Vidal
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2:22 PM ET Tanguy Ndombele‘s transformation from expensive midfield misfit to a player beginning to look worth the £55 million Tottenham Hotspur paid to sign him from Lyon in July 2019 was encapsulated in one magical moment on Sunday. The 24-year-old conjured a magnificently-improvised lob with his back to goal to score Tottenham’s third in
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1:22 PM ET Goalkeepers Alisson and David De Gea were the heroes as Manchester United and Liverpool played out an entertaining 0-0 draw at Anfield on Sunday. The game was billed as potentially going a long way to deciding the Premier League title this year as the first and third placed teams faced off. However,
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12:16 PM ET Mesut Ozil confirmed his move from Arsenal to Turkey‘s Fenerbahce, saying he was “very excited” to play for the former Turkish champions and that he was fit despite missing nearly a year of football. Sources told ESPN on Saturday that Ozil has a verbal agreement with Arsenal to terminate his contract and
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8:28 AM ET Lorenzo Insigne scored twice and produced a dazzling assist as Napoli stormed into third place in Serie A with a crushing 6-0 victory over Fiorentina on Sunday. Striker Andrea Petagna teed up Insigne to fire home after just five minutes, and Petagna was again the provider when he teed up Diego Demme
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7:17 PM ET Nick JuddTransfer writer The transfer window opened in early January, and speculation is heating up about potential deals. Check out the latest gossip below, and see all official deals here. Moyes issues hands-off warning for Rice West Ham United boss David Moyes insists he’s had no contact from Manchester United and Chelsea
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5:04 PM ET James Maddison celebrates his goal in Leicester’s 2-0 victory. Tim Keeton/Pool via AP Leicester City moved above champions Liverpool into second place in the Premier League after James Maddison‘s first-half goal and a stoppage-time effort by Harvey Barnes secured them a 2-0 home win over Southampton on Saturday. – Stream ESPN FC Daily
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