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  • Power of Love as Monaco snatch Valentine's Day point

    Power of Love as Monaco snatch Valentine's Day point

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    Power of Love as Monaco snatch Valentine's Day point

    Brazilian striker Vagner Love chose Valentine's Day to deliver his first goal in France's Ligue 1 on Sunday, earning Monaco a crucial point in a 1-1 draw at Saint-Etienne. The result leaves Monaco on 46 points in second place in Ligue 1, which is an automatic Champions League qualifying berth, six points clear of Nice and Saint-Etienne in level third with Lyon and Nantes both just a further point back. Saint-Etienne had needed extra-time to beat struggling Troyes and make the French Cup …

  • Moyes warns Van Gaal: Champions League failure will be terminal

    Moyes warns Van Gaal: Champions League failure will be terminal

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    Moyes warns Van Gaal: Champions League failure will be terminal

    David Moyes believes Louis van Gaal should not expect to keep his job as Manchester United manager without Champions League football. …

  • Suarez, Messi penalty trick lights up Barca rout of Celta

    Suarez, Messi penalty trick lights up Barca rout of Celta

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    Suarez, Messi penalty trick lights up Barca rout of Celta

    Barcelona maintained their grip on the Spanish title thanks to a wonderful Luis Suarez hat-trick, including an audacious penalty move with Lionel Messi, to see off a spirited Celta Vigo 6-1 on Sunday. Atletico Madrid remain three points behind as they were 1-0 winners at Getafe thanks to Fernando Torres's first minute goal. Real Madrid slip down to third, a further point adrift of Barca, who also have a game in hand on both clubs from the capital. …

  • It takes two as Messi, Suarez combine for 'penalty of century'

    It takes two as Messi, Suarez combine for 'penalty of century'

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    It takes two as Messi, Suarez combine for 'penalty of century'

    Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez combined to score one of the classiest penalties in recent times as Messi passed the ball into Suarez's path for the Uruguayan to complete his hat-trick in a 6-1 rout of Celta Vigo on Sunday. Barca were already leading 3-1 when Messi -- who has missed 17 of 83 penalties in his career -- was chopped down inside the area after an outrageous piece of skill on the by-line. The goal brought back memories of another Barca legend Johan Cruyff when he and Jesper Olsen …

  • Simpson red made up for penalty pain - Mertesacker

    Simpson red made up for penalty pain - Mertesacker

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    Simpson red made up for penalty pain - Mertesacker

    Arsenal's German defender Per Mertesacker believes his side needed a bit of luck to overcome Leicester City on Sunday. …