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Wed, 22 Sep 2021 - 07:44 GMT
Manchester City playmaker Kevin De Bruyne is rediscovering his best form following injuries but he will need more time to start regularly despite a solid display in Tuesday's League Cup win over Wycombe Wanderers, manager Pep Guardiola said.
Hungary must play their next World Cup qualifier behind closed doors after FIFA imposed a ban on fans and a 200,000 Swiss franc ($217,000) fine following racist incidents in this month's match against England.
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp hailed forward Takumi Minamino's strength of character after the Japanese international overcame his injury problems to score two goals in Tuesday's 3-0 League Cup win over Norwich City.
Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez scored twice as the holders moved into the League Cup fourth round with a 6-1 home win over League One (third tier) Wycombe Wanderers on Tuesday.
The players honored the late Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawy as they observed a minute of silence before the match and wore black armbands during the match.
There is a broad consensus within the game that the International Match Calendar should be reformed and improved.
Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara will miss the next two matches after picking up a calf injury over the weekend while Trent Alexander-Arnold is sidelined with illness, the Premier League club said on Monday.
"Life goes on" was the message from coach Massimiliano Allegri after learning of Cristiano Ronaldo's desire to leave last month, but four Serie A games into a future without their former talisman, Juventus continue to go from one disaster to the next.
Ligue 1 club RC Lens will play two home games behind closed doors pending an investigation into the crowd trouble that marred Saturday's derby against Lille, the league's disciplinary committee said on Monday.
Barcelona limped to a 1-1 draw at home to lowly Granada in LaLiga on Monday, needing defender Ronald Araujo's last minute header to rescue a point.
Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso said he stopped kneeling before the match this season because his anti-racist gestures were “a little weak”.