March 15, 2019

Top 5 must-see soccer games on US TV this weekend

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With the international break to come, this week gives us the chance to fill up on some fascinating domestic football.

Across Europe, there are absorbing contests to get stuck into too. In Italy and France there are derbies, while title favorites are in action in Spain and titles challengers seek to get back on track in Germany. On Saturday afternoon, it’s the standout FA Cup quarter-final.

All fixtures are in

Guardiola says up to ‘incredible’ Laporte to win France call

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola says it is up to Aymeric Laporte to force his way into the France squad, even though he described the defender’s club form this season as “incredible”.

The Manchester City centre-back has yet to be capped by his country, and was left out of Didier Deschamps’ latest squad when it was announced on Thursday.

Deschamps, whose side play European Championship qualifiers against Moldova

Solskjaer says Man Utd have quality to win Champions League

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is convinced that Manchester United have enough quality to win the Champions League, but says they may need luck on their side if they are to lift the trophy for a fourth time.

United face a two-legged quarter-final against Barcelona in April after staging a dramatic comeback from a 2-0 first-leg deficit to knock out Paris Saint-Germain on away goals in the

Monaco edge away from relegation with Vinicius winner at Lille

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Paris (AFP) – Monaco moved nine points away from Ligue 1’s relegation play-off spot as a 90th-minute Carlos Vinicius goal helped them beat second-place Lille 1-0 on Friday.

The Brazilian scored his first goal for the Principality outfit since joining on-loan from Napoli in January as the hosts lost only for a second time at home in the league this campaign.

Leonardo Jardim, who led his side to the title

Fiorentina’s Europa League push stalled with Cagliari defeat

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Rome (AFP) – Joao Pedro and Luca Ceppitelli struck in the second half as Cagliari stalled Fiorentina’s Europa League ambitions with a 2-1 win at home in Sardinia on Friday.

Pedro connected with a Fabrizio Cacciatore cross in the 52nd minute with Ceppitelli nodding in the second on 66 minutes as Cagliari claimed just their seventh win of the season and third in five games.

Federico Chiesa pulled one back on

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