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Nov 21

Champions League: previews for the big matches this week

The form guide, fitness news and facts on Sevilla v Liverpool, Borussia Dortmund v Tottenham, Atlético Madrid v Roma and Juventus v BarcelonaBy Martin Laurence for WhoScored?, part of the Guardian Sport NetworkIt won’t be an easy task but Liverpool kno…

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Nov 20

Insigne runs Napoli show on uplifting Serie A weekend laced with regret | Paolo Bandini

The striker granted just 15 minutes of Italy’s play-off defeat against Sweden continued the scintillating club form that made his omission so controversialIt was a weekend for gallows humour in Italy. “Goals from [Ciro] Immobile and [Lorenzo] Insigne y…

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Nov 19

European roundup: Juventus stumble in Serie A title race with loss to Sampdoria

• Samp win 3-2 to leave Juventus four points behind Napoli• Valencia’s eighth straight league win closes gap on BarcelonaMax Allegri’s decision to rest Gianluigi Buffon and Andrea Barzagli backfired as Juventus lost valuable ground on Napoli with a 3-2…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/nov/18/luis-suarez-barcelona-leganes-la-liga

Nov 17

Ready for some club football? Enjoy these four huge derbies on Saturday

The big leagues are returning in style with four big derbies: Tottenham Hotspur v Arsenal, Roma v Lazio, Basaksehir v Galatasaray and Atlético v Real MadridBy Martin Laurence for WhoScored?, part of the Guardian Sport NetworkThe first North London derb…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/who-scored-blog/2017/nov/17/football-derbies-england-spain-italy-arsenal-tottenham-madrid

Nov 09

Andrea Pirlo’s five greatest assists

Andrea Pirlo scored a lot of goals and won a lot of trophies – the World Cup and Champions Leagues among them – but his passes were his greatest triumphsBy Emmet Gates for The Gentleman Ultra, of the Guardian Sport NetworkCarlo Ancelotti once said: “Pi…

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Nov 08

The 10 most improved players in Europe’s big leagues this season

As the big European leagues take a week off for the final international break of the year, it’s a good time to praise the players who have stepped up this seasonBy Martin Laurence for WhoScored?, part of the Guardian Sport NetworkNot to be confused wit…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/who-scored-blog/2017/nov/08/improved-players-europe-premier-league-liga-serie-a-bundesliga

Nov 07

Andrea Pirlo was a rare talent – a winner and dreamer who oozed creative cool | Paolo Bandini

The Italian retires with nothing left to prove, having achieved that highest form of football recognition – the stage at which a footballer’s name becomes synonymous with their position. The ‘Pirlo role’ is understood worldwideAndrea Pirlo loved to pul…

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Nov 06

Youthful Sampdoria trying to turn ‘sci-fi’ Champions League fantasy into reality

Marco Giampaolo is playing down talk of special season for a Sampdoria side flying high with a dynamic midfield trio of young 20-somethings at its heartDon’t call it fake news. If you ask the Sampdoria manager Marco Giampaolo, the idea that his team mi…

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Nov 05

European round-up: Isco caps win as Real Madrid brush aside Las Palmas

• Juventus fight back from a goal down while Milan breeze past Sassuolo• Tempers flare as Lyon thrash rivals St Étienne 5-0 at Stade Geoffrey-GuichardReal Madrid returned to winning ways with a convincing 3-0 victory over Las Palmas, thanks to goals by…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/nov/05/european-roundup-juventus-napoli-serie-a-laliga

Nov 05

European roundup: Paco Alcácer double helps Barcelona beat Sevilla

• Barcelona four points clear at top of La Liga after 2-1 victory• Sampdoria beat Genoa 2-0; Edinson Cavani hits 100th Ligue 1 goalPaco Alcácer was Barcelona’s match-winner, his double helping the La Liga leaders to a 2-1 home success over Sevilla for …

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