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Jurgen Klopp reacts to Fabinho injury with optimism

Liverpool managed a tight victory over Aston Villa on Tuesday evening, keeping the pressure on Manchester City for the Premier League title, but will have to turn their attentions to the FA Cup final on Saturday. They may well be doing so without one of their key midfielders. After a frenetic start at Villa Park, which saw both sides score …

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Jurgen Klopp hails Liverpool star Sadio Mane for ‘top class’ goal, provides update on Fabinho injury

Jurgen Klopp heaped praise on Sadio Mane and provided an update on the fitness of Fabinho after Liverpool’s 2-1 away victory over Aston Villa. The Reds went behind just three minutes in when Douglas Luiz pounced on a couple of defensive errors to open the scoring for Villa. But Liverpool hit back three minutes later when Joel Matip tapped home after …

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Steven Gerrard explains how Aston Villa made Liverpool uncomfortable; addresses Man City focus

Steven Gerrard was “frustrated” that his “ambitious” Aston Villa players were beaten by a Liverpool side they made uncomfortable despite defeat. Villa gave Gerrard’s former club Liverpool a glimmer of hope in the title race by suffering a 2-1 defeat to them. However, they made them work for it; Liverpool had to respond to an early setback after Douglas Luiz …

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Barcelona win overshadowed by Araujo injury

Madrid (AFP) – Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice as Barcelona tightened their grip on second place in La Liga on Tuesday with a 3-1 win at home to Celta Vigo. But Barca’s victory was overshadowed by a nasty head injury to defender Ronald Araujo, who had to be taken away in an ambulance in the 64th minute of the match.  Araujo …

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Liverpool survive Aston Villa scare to put pressure on Manchester City

Frustration was the resounding emotion that came across from Jurgen Klopp’s interview after Liverpool drew with Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday night, but the German manager will likely be equally as relieved once the final whistle blew on Tuesday evening. Liverpool overcame a stiff test from Aston Villa, who took the lead just minutes into the match and although Liverpool managed …

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Barcelona 3-1 Celta Vigo: Player Ratings

Barcelona hosted Celta Vigo at the Camp Nou for gameweek 36 of La Liga, and came out 3-1 as the victors after a scrappy performance. The hosts created several chances for not only themselves but also Celta, who did not make the most of them. With the league essentially over, though, Xavi evidently wanted to experiment with the team, deploying …

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