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Kane's rise to No. 1 in FC 100 is down to versatility

Harry Kane isn't the best at one individual skill, but he may be the best striker on the planet. How is that possible? Musa Okwonga explains.

Ryan Inzana

Chelsea's win says more about Sarri than Guardiola

Maurizio Sarri has a reputation for pure attacking football, but he showed he can be pragmatic as his Chelsea side stunned Man City 2-0.

Prem in 90 seconds: How a massage beat Man City

The Exploding Heads wrap up the Premier League weekend in a tidy 90-second (plus stoppages) package.

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Argentina's Madrid takeover: River, Boca at the Bernabeu

Fans from all over the world converged on Madrid to watch the Copa Libertadores final. Here's the best of the best from a historic day of football.

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Inside Bayern Munich's Christmas party - via Bayern Munich

Take a sneak peek inside the swanky affair that was the Bayern Munich Christmas party.

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ESPN FC 100: Ranking the best players

Our experts have voted on the best 100 players and managers in men's soccer for 2018. Here's the list.

Ryan Inzana

FC100: Are Manchester City the attacking midfield kings?

There's Manchester City players on the list of the top attacking midfielders, but it's Arsenal's Mesut Ozil that ignites the debate.

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FC100: Messi, Ronaldo, Griezmann fight for forward spot

It's the usual suspects leading the world's best forwards in 2018, but did Lionel Messi really have a better 2018 than Cristiano Ronaldo?

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FC100: Is Pogba a top-five central midfielder?

Luka Modric leads a Clasico-dominated list of the best central midfielders, as Paul Pogba's positioning causes a stir.

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FC100: De Gea or Ter Stegen for top goalkeeper?

David de Gea is crowned king of goalkeepers in the 2018 FC100, but have some other No.1's been overlooked?

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FC100: Cavani, Suarez trail Kane for leading striker

Harry Kane claims top spot amongst the best strikers in 2018 with Sergio Aguero and Edinson Cavani hot on his heels.

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FC100: Top centre-back a closed shop

La Liga dominates amongst the top 10 central defenders in the world, but is Sergio Ramos the true pick of the bunch?

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FC100: Who reigns at left-back?

Real Madrid's Marcelo holds onto his place as the best left-back, but there's controversy amongst his challengers.

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FC100: Was Carvajal the right choice at right-back?

In a competitive list of the 10 best right-backs, Real Madrid's Dani Carvajal comes out on top.

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Transfer Talk: Hazard leaves door open for Madrid move

Eden Hazard was suspiciously coy about his chances of swapping Chelsea for Real Madrid. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Argentina takes over Madrid: River-Boca magic in the Bernabeu

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River Plate players revel in Copa Libertadores win

River Plate players expressed that it felt weird playing their home leg of the Copa Libertadores final in Real Madrid's Bernabeu after they beat Boca Juniors 5-3 on aggregate.

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Fans clash with police in Buenos Aires after Libertadores final

Riot police clashed with fans throwing glass bottles and objects after River Plate won the Copa Libertadores final against rivals Boca Juniors in Buenos Aires.

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Premier League

Another Premier League full of surprises

The Premier League might have the usual suspects at the top of the table but this past weekend showed it can still spring a surprise or two.

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Prem in 90 seconds: How a massage beat Man City

The Exploding Heads wrap up the Premier League weekend in a tidy 90-second (plus stoppages) package.

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The Toe Poke

Liverpool boss Klopp immortalised in mural form

The finishing touches are still being applied to the 16ft portrait, though it has provoked strong reaction from fans on both sides of the city.

7-year-old Malea Emma's jaw-dropping national anthem

Before MLS Cup kicked off in Atlanta, young Malea Emma stole the show with another phenomenal rendition of the national anthem.

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Extra Time: Should Messi move? The great Christmas debate

Peter Walton joins the panel to answer your tweets and tries to settle the debate of Die Hard's Christmas claim, Lionel Messi moving to Serie A and more.

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Does Pogba really make Man United worse?

Craig Burley explains how Paul Pogba's current mindset and relationship with Jose Mourinho is negatively impacting Man United's team dynamic.

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Walton: Referees the front line against fan racism

Peter Walton calls on his experience to describe how referees can combat racial abuse from fans after an incident involving Raheem Sterling.

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Ask the Ref: Why the Prem hasn't implemented VAR yet

Former Premier League referee Peter Walton explains why the learning curve associated with VAR has delayed its use in the English top flight.

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Ask the Ref: Did Saponara's celebration warrant red?

Riccardo Saponara was nearly naked by the time he was done celebrating Sampdoria's equalizer at Lazio. Did he go beyond a yellow-card offense?

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Is Lukaku too ripped for the Premier League?

ESPN FC's Craig Burley dismisses Romelu Lukaku's latest excuse that he needed to shed muscle to be successful after the World Cup.

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Burley: Barca won't let Spurs have it easy

Craig Burley fully expects Barcelona to make it difficult on Tottenham by fielding a near full-strength side in their final encounter of the group stage.

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Will Anfield provide the spark for Liverpool vs. Napoli?

With Liverpool on the brink of elimination, ESPN's Craig Burley expects fireworks at Anfield Stadium when the Reds take on Napoli for their final match of the UCL group stage.

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Extra Time: Kante's positioning; Ozil's future at Arsenal

The FC crew answer your tweets on N'Golo Kante's positioning under Maurizio Sarri, what Unai Emery will do with Mesut Ozil and much more.

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How Sarri's Chelsea exposed Man City's weaknesses

Stewart Robson analyses how Maurizio Sarri's tactics mixed with quality individual performances were enough to inflict Manchester City's first loss of the season.

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Burley: Man City didn't have their killer instinct

Craig Burley was surprised to not see a reaction from Manchester City to N'Golo Kanté's first-half goal, in Chelsea's 2-0 win over the title-holders.

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Burley still unimpressed with Man United

Craig Burley and Adrian Healy breakdown Manchester United's thrashing of Fulham and Jose Mourinho's cryptic comments after the match.

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Fantasy: Sign up, set line-ups for UCL

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