By the numbers: Scoring savant Liverpool leads the way

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If Tuesday’s Champions League slate was short on attacking, Wednesday’s offerings were blessed by a litany of tallies as 33 goals were bagged across eight group-stage finales. Seven-goal Liverpool was unplayable, Porto put a five-spot on slumping Monaco, and Roberto Firmino and Cristiano Ronaldo set individual standards for proficiency More...

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By sportsnews On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Porto secures Round of 16 berth at RB Leipzig's expense

MIGUEL RIOPA / AFP / Getty FC Porto is off to the Round of 16 for the second straight year following Wednesday’s 5-2 victory over Ligue 1 champion AS Monaco. The result More...

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By sportsnews On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Atletico's time not yet up despite Champions League elimination

It’s been an odd season for Atletico Madrid. Unbeaten in La Liga and now eliminated from the Champions League, the Spanish side has flipped-flopped between good and bad. Manager Diego Simeone found it More...

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By sportsnews On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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By the numbers: Continental heavyweights earn knockout spots

Following Tuesday’s slate of group stage finales, 12 of the 16 Champions League knockout stage spots have been secured. Atletico Madrid faltered, Chelsea surrendered its group, and Paris Saint-Germain More...

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By sportsnews On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Allegri's adaptions: Juventus boss consistent in face of constant change

Max Allegri might have a hard time coming up with a catchy hashtag for this one. Three years have passed since the Juventus manager tweeted out “#fiuuu” (the Italian equivalent to ‘phewww!’) More...

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By sportsnews On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Dortmund boss jokes Aubameyang is 'terrible' to ward off Real Madrid

ODD ANDERSEN / AFP / Getty Borussia Dortmund manager Peter Bosz tried his hand at reverse psychology in an effort to quell Real Madrid‘s reported interest in Pierre-Emerick More...

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By sportsnews On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
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Guardiola: Manchester City didn't approach Messi with €100M signing bonus

David Ramos / Getty Images Sport / Getty Pep Guardiola refuted reports that Manchester City tried to tempt Lionel Messi to join the club next summer with a €100-million (£88-million) More...

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By sportsnews On Monday, December 4th, 2017
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Footy Power Rankings: Real Madrid plummets as Inter enters discussion

Taking into consideration recent domestic and continental results, along with underlying stats, we’ll try to figure out which clubs are among Europe’s elite. 1. Manchester City (1st in Premier League) League More...

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By sportsnews On Tuesday, November 28th, 2017
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Julio Cesar terminates Benfica contract, expected to retire

IAN KINGTON / AFP / Getty Julio Cesar bid farewell to his Benfica teammates Tuesday after it was revealed the Brazilian goalkeeper and the club terminated his contract by mutual More...

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By sportsnews On Saturday, November 25th, 2017
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Messi finally signs new Barcelona deal until 2021

Juan Manuel Serrano Arce / Getty Images Sport / Getty Lionel Messi‘s protracted contract saga is over. Barcelona‘s spellbinding forward inked fresh terms until the More...

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