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Simeone: Our reaction gave us victory

Atletico Madrid may have fallen behind against Monaco on Tuesday night, but they fought back to win 2-1 and this pleased Diego Simeone greatly. The Argentine, who had to watch from the stands due to his touchline ban, was thrilled by his side’s winning mentality. “It was tough and the state of the pitch didn’t make it easy for anyone,” ...

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Pochettino: My decisions must be respected

The Spurs boss left Toby Alderweireld and Kieran Trippier in London – only to see Inter Milan come from behind with two goals in the dying minutes. But Pochettino said: “Why disrespect the players that aren’t on the pitch? You can blame me and say ‘gaffer, you were so so rubbish in your selection of the starting XI. “But please ...

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Zaha: I have to get my leg broken before opponents will get a card

Crystal Palace have contacted the Premier League over the rough treatment suffered by star forward WIlfried Zaha at the hands of opposition players. Zaha hit out at referees following Palace’s win over Huddersfield on Saturday, claiming he needs to have his leg broken before an opponent is shown a yellow card. The forward had the last laugh with a stunning ...

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Rakitic: We are not perfect yet, we need to improve

Ivan Rakitic praised Barça’s first victory in the Champions League against PSV: “This is the Champions League and they came with a lot of motivation, it’s been a match, there have been things to enjoy but we have to continue on our line, which is upwards. It can be improved but we know that this has just started and we ...

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Skriniar: Inter back on track

Milan Skriniar admits he didn’t have the best performance against Tottenham Hotspur, but “this victory puts us right back on track.” The Nerazzurri fought back from a deflected Christian Eriksen strike, turning the game around with Mauro Icardi’s fantastic volley and a stoppage-time Matias Vecino header. “We pulled out absolutely everything we had left and even those who didn’t play ...

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Klopp: I love Firmino’s goal celebration

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said: “It was really important we started like we did. We were so strong and good with the ball. “We changed the system because we expected a change from them. We needed all of our focus and we covered a lot of yards and closed all of the gaps.” “Daniel (Sturridge) played a super game. I ...

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Napoli’s UCL result not negative- Ancellotti

Carlo Ancelotti concedes Napoli were “too slow” in every area of their draw with Crvena Zvezda, but “there’s no need to be too negative.” The Partenopei had the best chances at the Marakana, Lorenzo Insigne hitting the crossbar and Mario Rui scraping it with a free kick, but Dries Mertens missed a sitter and Jose Callejon was denied by a ...

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PSG coach: Defeat to Liverpool, very shameful

Paris Saint-Germain overturned a two-goal deficit before going on to lose to Liverpool, much to the disappointment of Thomas Tuchel. Paris Saint-Germain head coach Thomas Tuchel felt his side’s last-gasp Champions League defeat at Liverpool was “not logical or correct”. PSG’s Group C campaign opened in losing fashion, the French champions beaten 3-2 by last season’s finalists Liverpool at Anfield ...

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