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Can Martinez stop Haaland from scoring again?

Lisandro Martinez stopped Erling Haaland from scoring in the Champions League last season. Can he do it again in the Manchester derby?

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Arsenal and Spurs eye statement win, but home advantage counts

Arsenal are top of the table and haven't lost at home to rivals Tottenham since November 2010, but can Antonio Conte fix Spurs' big-game mentality?

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Transfer Talk: Juve want January deal for Alba

Juventus want an upgrade at left-back, while Barcelona want to trim their wage bill. Could Jordi Alba move to Serie A? Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Inaki Williams' Ghana decision ensures family's 'divided heart' at World Cup

Inaki Williams' first real Ghana game lacked a fairy-tale ending, but it was a perfect night for him and his brother Nico, who will represent Spain.

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Is Africa heading towards World Cup humiliation?

We present a status report for each of Africa's five Qatar-bound teams, including the key areas they need to improve.

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VAR IN PREMIER LEAGUE

Premier League without VAR: Man United, Liverpool and Chelsea slump

Fans always argue about which Premier League teams get the better of the VAR decisions, and this season we aim to find the definitive answer.

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Why Iran's players are under more pressure than any other World Cup side

As protests continue after the death of a young Iranian woman, will national team players be free to express their views at the World Cup?

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Rights groups ask FIFA to kick Iran out of WC

Rights group Open Stadiums have called on FIFA to throw Iran out of the World Cup in Qatar because of the country's treatment of women.

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  • Predicting every game at the World Cup

    Who will claim soccer's biggest prize in Qatar? Wonder no longer: Ryan O'Hanlon has picked every single game, from group stage to final.

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  • World Cup draw: Group-by-group previews

    Finally, the groups have been drawn and we know who's playing whom in Qatar this November. We pick favorites, games to watch and X-Factors.

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    What's ahead in the Premier League, Champions League, LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS and more.

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    Updates, results from Premier League, Champions League, LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS and more.

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