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‘Rough diamond’ Lukaku gets Inter back on track, Sampdoria shock Atalanta

Milan (AFP) – Antonio Conte hailed Romelu Lukaku’s progress since joining Inter Milan  last season as the Belgian scored his seventh goal this campaign in a 2-0 Serie A win over Genoa. Second half strikes from... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Atalanta, Inter Milan, Romelu Lukaku, Sampdoria, Lukaku, Afp, Inter, Antonio Conte, Milan AFP, Genoa Second


Liverpool resume normal service but Man City stumble again

London (AFP) – Liverpool came from behind to beat struggling Sheffield United 2-1 and join Everton at the top of the Premier League table on Saturday after Manchester City squandered more points in the topsy-turvy... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Manchester City, Everton, Sheffield United, Man City, Afp, AFP Liverpool


Kean, Mbappe send PSG top after Lens game called off due to Covid outbreak

Paris (AFP) – Moise Kean and Kylian Mbappe both scored twice as Paris Saint-Germain beat Dijon 4-0 on Saturday to go top of Ligue 1, while the match between Lens and Nantes was postponed after... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Paris, Psg, Nantes, Lens, Afp, Paris Saint Germain, Ligue, Kylian Mbappe, Dijon, Moise Kean, Kean Mbappe


Inter question Hakimi ‘positive’ virus test before Champions League game

Milan (AFP) – Inter Milan have questioned the positive coronavirus test which ruled out defender Achraf Hakimi before their Champions League stalemate midweek. The Moroccan international missed the 2-2 draw against Borussia Moenchengladbach after testing... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Afp, Borussia Moenchengladbach, Achraf Hakimi, Milan AFP Inter Milan, Hakimi


Liverpool resume normal service but Man City drop points

London (AFP) – Liverpool came from behind to beat Sheffield United and join Everton at the top of the Premier League table on Saturday after Manchester City squandered more points in the topsy-turvy English top-flight.... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Manchester City, Everton, Sheffield United, Man City, Afp, AFP Liverpool


Jota caps Liverpool fightback to sink Blades

Liverpool (AFP) – Liverpool survived a scare to beat Sheffield United 2-1 as Diogo Jota’s winner capped a spirited fightback that lifted the Premier League champions into second place on Saturday. Jurgen Klopp’s side trailed... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Sheffield United, Jurgen Klopp, Afp, Jota, Liverpool AFP Liverpool, Diogo Jota


Aguero faces fresh lay-off after injuring hamstring in Man City draw

London (AFP) – Sergio Aguero faces another spell on the sidelines after suffering a hamstring injury in Manchester City’s 1-1 draw with West Ham on Saturday. The Argentine striker only returned to action last week... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Manchester City, West Ham, Sergio Aguero, Man City, Agüero, Afp


Lukaku gets Inter back winning in Genoa, Sampdoria shock Atalanta

Milan (AFP) – Romelu Lukaku and Danilo D’Ambrosio’s second half goals got Inter Milan back winning 2-0 at Genoa on Saturday to move third in Serie A ahead of Atalanta who fell 3-1 to Sampdoria.... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Milan, Sport, Soccer, Atalanta, Inter Milan, Romelu Lukaku, Genoa, Lukaku, Afp, Inter, Danilo D Ambrosio, Genoa Sampdoria, Sampdoria Visit


No home comforts as Man Utd held by Chelsea

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester United have failed to win their first three home league games for the first time in 48 years after Edinson Cavani’s debut failed to inspire the hosts in Saturday’s... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Edinson Cavani, Afp, Manchester United Kingdom AFP Manchester United


Man City stumble again as Man Utd draw with Chelsea

London (AFP) – Manchester City squandered more points against West Ham on Saturday to leave them languishing in the lower half of the Premier League table as Manchester United and Chelsea played out a soggy... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, West Ham, Afp, AFP Manchester City


Ajax smash 13 past Venlo in record Dutch win

Venlo (Netherlands) (AFP) – Ajax broke their own 48-year Eredivisie record on Saturday when they hammered Venlo 13-0 in the biggest ever win in the history of the division. Lassina Traore struck five times as... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Ajax, Soccer, Afp, Venlo, VENLO Netherlands, Lassina Traore, AFP Ajax


French Ligue 1 game called off as Lens report 11 coronavirus cases

Paris (AFP) – The French Ligue 1 game between Lens and Nantes due to be played on Sunday has been postponed after 11 members of the home squad tested positive for coronavirus, officials have confirmed.... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Paris, Nantes, Lens, Afp, Ligue


Bayern teen star Alphonso Davies out for up to two months

Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich expect to be without rising star Alphonso Davies for up to eight weeks after he tore ankle ligaments early in Saturday’s 5-0 rout of Eintracht Frankfurt in the Bundesliga. The... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Berlin, Sport, Soccer, Eintracht Frankfurt, Afp, Bayern, AFP Bayern Munich, Alphonso Davies


Lewandowski hits hat-trick as Bayern Munich rout Frankfurt

Berlin (AFP) – Robert Lewandowski took his Bundesliga tally to 10 goals in five games this season with a hat-trick as Bayern Munich thumped Eintracht Frankfurt 5-0 on Saturday. Lewandowski has scored nine goals in... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Berlin, Sport, Frankfurt, Soccer, Bayern Munich, Eintracht Frankfurt, Robert Lewandowski, Afp, Lewandowski


New daily coronavirus cases will 'easily hit six-figure' mark soon, public health expert warns

Medical personnel move a deceased patient to a refrigerated truck serving as make shift morgues at Brooklyn Hospital Center on April 09, 2020 in New York City. - ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images The number of new daily cases of coronavirus will "easily hit six-figure numbers" soon, a public health expert told CNN Friday. The US recorded the highest number of new daily cases or coronavirus yesterday with an additional 83,757 cases in a single day, according to Johns Hopkins University.  Ex...
Tags: Health, News, Fatigue, US, Trends, Cnn, Don Lemon, Afp, University of Minnesota, Center for Infectious Disease Research, Michael Osterholm, Brooklyn Hospital Center, Pandemic, Johns Hopkins University This, Osterholm, Coronavirus


Real Madrid ease pressure on Zidane with rousing victory over Barca

Barcelona (AFP) – Real Madrid averted a crisis in the best possible way on Saturday by beating Barcelona 3-1 in the first empty Clasico, landing an early blow in La Liga’s title race.  Barca had... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, La Liga, Real Madrid, Barca, Zidane, Afp, Barcelona AFP Real Madrid


Man City stumble again as United host Chelsea

London (AFP) – Manchester City dropped more points against West Ham on Saturday to leave them languishing in the lower half of the Premier League table as Manchester United prepared to host Chelsea. Substitute Phil... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Chelsea, Premier League, Manchester United, West Ham, United, Afp, AFP Manchester City, Chelsea Substitute Phil Visit


Quagliarella on target as Sampdoria down Atalanta in Bergamo

Milan (AFP) – Fabio Quagliarella scored for the fourth consecutive game as Sampdoria inflicted a second straight Serie A defeat on Atalanta, winning 3-1 in Bergamo on Saturday. Claudio Ranieri’s side claimed their third successive... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Milan, Sport, Soccer, Claudio Ranieri, Atalanta, Sampdoria, Afp, Bergamo, Fabio Quagliarella


Foden rescues Man City in West Ham draw

London (AFP) – Phil Foden came off the bench to spare spluttering Manchester City’s blushes as the England midfielder rescued a 1-1 draw against West Ham on Saturday. Pep Guardiola’s side fell behind to Michail... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: England, London, Sport, Soccer, Manchester City, West Ham, Man City, Afp, Foden, Phil Foden, Michail Visit


Inter’s Hakimi set to return after two negative Covid tests

Milan (AFP) – Inter Milan defender Achraf Hakimi on Saturday said he was ready to return to action after two negative tests for coronavirus. “I’m back,” Hakimi wrote on Twitter. The Moroccan international missed Inter... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Afp, Inter, Achraf Hakimi, Milan AFP Inter Milan, Hakimi


African ‘Man City’ aim to put squeeze on Orange Boys

Johannesburg (AFP) – Pyramids FC of Egypt are called the ‘Manchester City’ of Africa because they share with the English Premier League club the benefits of huge investment from the Middle East.   Formed in... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Egypt, Johannesburg, Afp, English Premier League, Middle East Formed, Orange Boys, Manchester City of Africa


Pandemic makes this my toughest season, says Liverpool boss Klopp

London (AFP) – Jurgen Klopp fears this season will be the toughest of his career as Liverpool navigate the unique challenges of defending the Premier League title in the coronavirus age. Klopp’s side have already... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Jurgen Klopp, Klopp, Afp


Guardiola continues to back Aguero over female linesman incident

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has once again come to the defence of Sergio Aguero, saying he “knew his intention” after Gary Neville urged the striker to apologise for putting... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Pep Guardiola, Sergio Aguero, Agüero, Gary Neville, Afp, Guardiola, Manchester United Kingdom AFP Manchester City


Rennes lose to Angers as fans try to beat curfew

Rennes (France) (AFP) – Rennes sent 5,000 fans racing home to beat a curfew on Friday ruing another wasted lead after their team lost 2-1 at home to Angers in Ligue 1.   A spike... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Rennes, Afp, Ligue, Rennes France AFP Rennes


Arteta backs Aubamayeng to silence critics

London (AFP) – Mikel Arteta has backed Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to prove his recent goal drought was just a blip. Gabon star Aubameyang had gone four matches without scoring until hitting the winner in... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: London, Sport, Soccer, Arsenal, Mikel Arteta, Gabon, Aubameyang, Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, Afp, Arteta, Aubamayeng


Mohsen goal helps Ahly secure comfortable passage to final

Johannesburg (AFP) – An early Marwan Mohsen goal set Al Ahly of Egypt on their ay to a 3-1 home victory over Wydad Casablanca of Morocco on Friday and a place in the CAF Champions... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Egypt, Morocco, Johannesburg, Afp, Al Ahly, Mohsen, Wydad Casablanca, Marwan Mohsen


Rennes lose to Angers as fans try to beat curfew record

Rennes (France) (AFP) – Rennes sent 5,000 fans racing home to beat a curfew on Friday ruing another wasted lead after their team lost 2-1 at home to Angers in Ligue 1.   A spike... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Rennes, Afp, Ligue, Rennes France AFP Rennes


Bamford treble fires Leeds into third as Villa suffer first defeat

Birmingham (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Patrick Bamford’s hat-trick lifted Leeds to third in the Premier League as the striker inspired a 3-0 win over Aston Villa that shattered the home team’s perfect start to the... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Aston Villa, Leeds, Villa, Patrick Bamford, Afp, Bamford, Birmingham United Kingdom


US Navy F/A-18s would 'destroy' China's J-15 carrier fighters in air-to-air combat today, but the future could be a different story

F/A-18E Super Hornets US Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Shannon Renfroe China's carrier-based J-15 fighter jets have some advantages over the US Navy's F/A-18s in air-to-air combat, but the limitations of China's existing carriers negate them. "If you're talking about the J-15 going up against the F/A-18 at sea, then the F/A-18 is going to destroy the J-15," a defense expert told Insider. But the new carrier that China is building could give the J-15 the opportunity to l...
Tags: Hong Kong, Technology, Navy, China, Russia, US, International, America, Trends, Ukraine, Aircraft Carrier, Ford, Pentagon, Air Force, US Navy, PLA


Sane back in Bayern squad after knee injury

Munich (Germany) (AFP) – Striker Leroy Sane is back in the Bayern Munich squad for Saturday’s match against Frankfurt after missing three games with a knee injury, coach Hansi Flick said on Friday. “Leroy is absolutely... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Frankfurt, Soccer, Bayern Munich, Afp, Bayern, Leroy Sane, Munich Germany, Leroy, Hansi Flick