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Milan close in on title glory after Tonali double sinks Verona

Milan (AFP) – Sandro Tonali fired AC Milan closer to the Serie A title with a brace in Sunday’s 3-1 win at Verona which maintained their two-point lead over Inter Milan at the top of the league. Italy midfielder Tonali struck with almost identical goals created by Rafael Leao either side of half-time before Alessandro Florenzi completed the scoring near …

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Atletico edge past weakened Real Madrid, Sevilla peg back Villarreal

Madrid (AFP) – Atletico Madrid won a La Liga derby against Real Madrid for the first time in six years on Sunday as a 1-0 victory left Diego Simeone’s side on the cusp of securing Champions League qualification. Yannick Carrasco’s first-half penalty proved enough at the Wanda Metropolitano against a heavily weakened Real Madrid, who took the chance to rotate …

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What is Manchester United’s worst Premier League finish?

2021/22 has been a season to forget for Manchester United. The Red Devils had what, on paper, looked an excellent summer transfer window. They would sign Jadon Sancho, Raphael Varane and Cristiano Ronaldo – all three world-class players with plenty of experience at the highest level. However, though said signings were expected to help United, who finished 2nd last season, …

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