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Osasuna stun Sevilla in Liga opener

Madrid (AFP) – Osasuna stunned Champions League qualifiers Sevilla 2-1 in the opening match of the new Liga season on Friday. Argentine striker Ezequiel ‘Chimy’ Avila gave Osasuna a ninth-minute lead. However, the advantage lasted just two minutes before Rafa Mir made the most of a fine pass from another Argentine, Papu Gomez to equalise. Sevilla finished last season in …

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‘Game-changer’ Bynoe-Gittens propels Dortmund to comeback win over Freiburg

Berlin (AFP) – Eighteen-year-old Englishman Jamie Bynoe-Gittens scored one and created another as Borussia Dortmund came back to defeat Freiburg 3-1 on Friday with all their goals coming in the last 13 minutes of the game. With the game drifting towards defeat, Dortmund were again able to rely on their young brigade, with Bynoe-Gittens and 17-year-old Youssoufa Moukoko scoring two …

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Ismaily strikes late to rescue Ligue 1 draw for Lille

Paris (AFP) – Lille moved to the top of the fledgling Ligue 1 table after Ismaily’s second half equaliser secured a draw from a tough contest at Nantes on Friday.  Lille went into the game on the back of an impressive 4-1 win over Auxerre in last week’s opening round but they were on the back foot when Moses Simon struck …

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Barcelona finally register Lewandowski on eve of new season

Barcelona (AFP) – Barcelona managed to register new signings Robert Lewandowski, Franck Kessie, Andreas Christensen and Raphinha on Friday in time for their Liga opener against Rayo Vallecano on Saturday. However, French defender Jules Kounde remains unregistered with La Liga. Barcelona have spent 153 million euros on transfer fees alone to strengthen their squad, with Lewandowski the most notable new …

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Newcastle United ready to push ahead with Lucas Paqueta transfer

There’s no doubt that Eddie Howe is building a strong team that’s going to be competitive in most games, but finding someone with the magic to unlock a tight game could be the difference between achieving something special or just being a side that pushes for the top ten. There’s been plenty of talk about Lyon midfielder Lucas Paqueta. He …

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English teen Bynoe-Gittens propels Dortmund to 3-1 comeback win over Freiburg

Berlin (AFP) – Eighteen-year-old Englishman Jamie Bynoe-Gittens scored one and created another as Borussia Dortmund came back to defeat Freiburg 3-1 on Friday with all their goals coming in the last 13 minutes of the game. With the game drifting towards defeat, Dortmund were again able to rely on their young brigade, with Bynoe-Gittens and 17-year-old Youssoufa Moukoko scoring two …

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