Day: October 31, 2020

(video) All Blacks thrash Wallabies to retain Bledisloe Cup

SYDNEY: A ruthless All Blacks retained the Bledisloe Cup for an 18th straight year in record-breaking style Saturday, blitzing a young Australian team 43-5 to reinforce their trans-Tasman dominance. After winning 27-7 in Auckland, which followed a tense 16-16 draw in Wellington, they accomplished their mission in Sydney by their biggest ever winning margin against …

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Jota backed to replace key cog in Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool system

Former Liverpool player and manager Graeme Souness believes Diogo Jota will be putting pressure on Roberto Firmino’s starting place “pretty quickly.” Jota has made an impressive start to life at Anfield since his £40million move from Wolves last month. The Portuguese forward has scored four goals in nine games for the Reds, including two Premier …

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Deportivo Alaves 1-1 Barcelona: Griezmann salvages draw as Blaugrana disappoint again

Antoine Griezmann salvaged a point for Barcelona as their struggles in LaLiga continued with a disappointing 1-1 draw against 10-man Deportivo Alaves on Saturday. Visitors Barca, who had lost their prior two league matches, fell behind in the first half after a goalkeeping blunder by Neto allowed Luis Rioja to open the scoring. Alaves had Jota …

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Klopp hails match-winner Jota: He is much better than I thought he would be!

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp revealed new signing Diogo Jota has exceeded even his own expectations after netting the winner against West Ham on Saturday. With the match tied at 1-1 and the Reds seemingly missing a cutting edge going into the final 20 minutes at Anfield, Klopp called his latest addition from the bench. Jota had a goal ruled …

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Pioli not surprised by unbeaten run as Milan look to match club record

Stefano Pioli is not surprised by Milan’s incredible run of form as his side look to match a club record when they travel to Udinese on Sunday.  The Rossoneri are unbeaten since resuming action in June following the coronavirus-enforced break, including winning four of their opening five Serie A matches this campaign.  Only in 1995-96 and 2003-04, …

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