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Hazard still one of world’s best, says Belgium coach. AFP Belgium coach Roberto Martinez says he believes Eden Hazard is still “one of the best in the world” at his position despite the forward’s injury-plagued spell at Real Madrid. Hazard has started just one game for Madrid this season but captained his country in their Nations League matches against Wales and the Netherlands last month. His limited minutes at club level have sparked debate over…

Haaland has scored three hat tricks in three consecutive matches. dd One of the most incredible Manchester derbies in history. In a nine-goal thriller, Manchester City thrashed Manchester United to stay in contention at the top of the Premier League standings thanks to a hat trick from Haaland and another from Foden. An Antony strike and a late brace from Martial pulled one back for the Red Devils. End Matchday 9 Man. City 6-3 Man.…

Messi has won four UCL titles. AFP Leo Messi spoke to ‘Telefoot’. The PSG striker spoke about several topics. He said that the team’s objective this year will be the same as in previous seasons: to win the UCL for the first time. He also confessed that it stung the dressing room to be eliminated in the last 16 by Real Madrid in the last edition. End Last 16 Real Madrid 3-1 PSG 09 MAR…

At least 129 fans killed after riot. GOAL The Football Association of Indonesia announced an investigation after a tragic day for the sport, with mass casualties and injuries. End Matchday 11 Arema 2-3 Persebaya 01 OCT 2022 At least 129 people died with 180 more injured after violence broke out following an Indonesian Liga 1 match between rivals Arema Malang and Persebaya Surabaya on Saturday. Police fired tear gas in an attempt to disperse rioting…

Ghana to face holders Morocco in African Nations Championship. AFP Resurgent Ghana will face title-holders Morocco in the 2022 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Algeria after eliminating fierce rivals Nigeria in a qualifier. Ghana were runners-up in two of the first three editions of the biennial competition, which is restricted to stars playing in their country of birth, then failed to qualify three times. Morocco became the first country to win back-to-back CHAN tournaments in…

Man City v Man Utd, Premier League 2022/23, Matchday 9, 02/10/2022. BeSoccer Join us for LIVE coverage of the Premier League Manchester derby between Man City and Man Utd from the Etihad Stadium! The Sky Blues will be looking for a win to stay in contention for the top of the table and the Red Devils will try to continue their good run. Matchday 9 Man. City 15:00 Man. Utd 02 Oct 2022 PRVW Haaland…

Lewandowski strike earns Barca narrow win at Mallorca. AFP Robert Lewandowski’s lethal finish sent Barcelona provisionally top of La Liga with a tight 1-0 win at Real Mallorca on Saturday. End Matchday 7 Mallorca 0-1 Barcelona 01 OCT 2022 Marc-Andre ter Stegen kept a fifth consecutive clean sheet in the top-flight and, along with Lewandowski’s brilliantly taken strike in the 20th minute, it was enough to put Barcelona one point clear of Real Madrid, who…

Algeria want to replace Guinea as 2025 Cup of Nations hosts. AFP Algeria football boss Zefizef Djahid said on Saturday his country will bid to stage the 2025 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) after original choice Guinea were stripped of the hosting rights. Speaking during the African Nations Championship (CHAN) draw ceremony at an Algiers opera house, he announced that “Algeria will be candidates to host the 2025 AFCON”. On Saturday, Confederation of African Football…

Pellistri is not in Erik ten Hag’s plans. AFP After his spell at Deportivo Alaves, Facundo Pellistri is still not in Erik ten Hag’s plans and Manchester United have reportedly informed him to look for a destination because he will not get the playing time he wants at the English club, according to ‘TalkSport’. His time at Deportivo Alaves was not what he expected and even less so, the unpleasant situation Facundo Pellistri is experiencing…

Jesus has already been shown four yellow cards in the PL. AFP Mikel Arteta admits he faces a balancing act as the Arsenal manager lets Gabriel Jesus play his natural game while doing all he can to prevent the feisty striker from being suspended. Matchday 9 Arsenal 13:30 Tottenham Hotspur 01 Oct 2022 Jesus has scored four goals in seven Premier League games since joining from Manchester City, with his tally helping propel Arsenal to…