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A team vs. a mess: Liverpool's best chance to sink United

Man United trail Sunday's opponents Liverpool by 16 points in the table. From attack to defence, to the managers, it is easy to see why.

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UCL XI: Salah and Sane lead from the front

The Champions League group stage is over, but who were the stars of the final group stage games? Here's the best XI from Matchday 6.

PSG put in the 'invisible work' to finish top of group

PSG were 11 individuals when they lost to Liverpool at the start of the Champions League. Now they are a team and showed it by finishing top.


Champions League

Man Utd got 'job done' despite loss - Mourinho

"It's job done in a difficult group," Mourinho said. "I don't think we were brilliant in this group phase but we did enough to qualify."

When is the Champions League round of 16 draw?

Find out when the draw for the round of 16 of the Champions League will happen.

Player Ratings

Fred 4/10, Jones 5/10 as Man United miss big chance

Man United's woes continued at Valencia, as a catastrophic error for an own goal by Phil Jones summed up the latest frustrating night for United.


Marcelo a meagre 4/10 as Madrid outclassed by CSKA

Captain on the night, Marcelo led an experimental Real Madrid vs. CSKA Moscow. Unfortunately, he was their worst performer in a shock 3-0 defeat.

Sane earns 8/10 in orchestrating Man City comeback

Manchester City trailed Hoffenheim at home, only for Leroy Sane to score twice -- including an incredible free kick -- to earn a comeback win.




LIVE Transfer Talk: Morata offers himself to Barcelona

Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata has offered his services to Barcelona ahead of the summer transfer window. Transfer Talk has the latest.


Where could Pulisic land in January?

Christian Pulisic is expected to leave Borussia Dortmund in 2019, but could it be as early as January? ESPN FC reveals his likeliest destinations.

Editors' Picks

Spalletti carries the can for Inter's UCL implosion

Tuesday night at the San Siro could serve as a "how-not-to" manual for clubs attempting to seal a place in the Champions League knockout rounds.

Why the Premier League should be afraid of 'Sarri-ball'

Chelsea used Man City's aggression against them last weekend and in doing so showed why they are not far off being a potentially dominant team.

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ESPN Fantasy Football

Fantasy: Sign up, set line-ups for Premier League

ESPN has a brand new fantasy game! Compete against your friends or people around the world in the Premier League, La Liga, Champions League and Liga MX.

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ESPN FC 100 for 2018: Who are the best men's players and managers in the world?

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

FC100: Does De Gea deserve the top goalkeeper spot?

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


FC100: Is Kane really king of the strikers?

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


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.


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.


FC100: Mane the man amongst the wingers?

The Premier League provides the three top wingers in the world, but were Sadio Mane, Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling voted in to the right order?


FC100: Messi, Ronaldo fight for top 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?


FC100: Did Guardiola do better than World Cup winner Deschamps?

There's controversy on and off the list of the top managers in 2018, as Jose Mourinho and Zinedine Zidane miss out entirely.



FIFA Women's World Cup

The pressure is on for France, Women's World Cup host

Of course, like all of France, head coach Corinne Diacre would like to see Les Bleus finish as champions. But she's taking it one game at a time.


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