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Man United desperate for a 'magnificent' No. 7

Manchester United's failure to replace Cristiano Ronaldo will be highlighted when their last great No. 7 returns as a Juventus player in the Champions League on Tuesday evening.

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Barca have the quality to win without Messi

Barcelona might struggle without Lionel Messi, but the pieces are there for a Plan B. Plus: Mourinho the story again as Man United draw at Chelsea.

UCL Predictor: Tuesday features teams in peril

ESPN FC's Shaka Hislop and Ross Dyer go head-to-head as they predict the results for Tuesday's Champions League fixtures.

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UCL Primer: Top clubs desperate for a win

Get caught up on the biggest story lines heading into Matchday 3 of the UEFA Champions League.

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Premier League in 90 Seconds: Bittersweet for Joe Hart

The Exploding Heads take you inside Joe Hart's Manchester City return and everything else that happened over the Premier League weekend.

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Ogden: Man United keen to downplay Ronaldo's return

Mark Ogden previews Cristiano Ronaldo's return to Manchester United with Juventus as the Portuguese star faces issues off the field.

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Hislop: Juventus match too big of a stage for Man United

With drama continuing to swirl around Old Trafford, ESPN FC's Shaka Hislop discusses why Manchester United will struggle against Juventus.

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How will Barcelona cope without Lionel Messi?

The FC guys look ahead to Barcelona's schedule during the three weeks Lionel Messi is expected to be out after he fractured his arm against Sevilla.

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Tuesday's UCL matches

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Man United can't afford to lose a player like Martial

Anthony Martial is simply too good for Man United to let him go, but a strong performance vs. Juventus will increase his chances of sticking around.

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Neville: Ronaldo's goal against Roma the best I've ever seen

Former Manchester United players Gary Neville and Paul Scholes reflect on the impact Cristiano Ronaldo made during his time at Old Trafford.

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Ogden: Man United keen to downplay Ronaldo's return

Mark Ogden previews Cristiano Ronaldo's return to Manchester United with Juventus as the Portuguese star faces issues off the field.

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Ronaldo: I know I'm an example

Cristiano Ronaldo is aware of his status as a role model and remains confident allegations made against him will come out as untruthful.

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Hislop: Juventus match too big of a stage for Man United

With drama continuing to swirl around Old Trafford, ESPN FC's Shaka Hislop discusses why Manchester United will struggle against Juventus.

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Ronaldo: We must respect United

Cristiano Ronaldo says Juventus must show respect to his former club as they prepare to face off in the Champions League at Old Trafford on Tuesday.

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Major League Soccer

Ale's 'You Know It, You Love It' MLS Awards

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Power Rankings: FC Dallas' season on the slide

FC Dallas fell from third to seventh in the MLS Power Rankings after a costly 3-0 thumping at the hands of Sporting Kansas City.

Hislop: I thought Rooney would be good, not this good

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LAFC 2-2 Vancouver: Whitecaps eliminated from playoff contention - Via MLS

Vancouver's playoff hopes came to an end after their comeback effort in a must-win game against LAFC ended in a 2-2 draw.

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Houston 2-3 Seattle: Set-piece defending dooms Dynamo - Via MLS

The Seattle Sounders scored twice off of corner kicks to extend their win streak to four straight and 13 of their last 15.

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Portland 3-0 Real Salt Lake: Timbers clinch playoff spot - Via MLS

The Portland Timbers clinched a berth into the MLS Cup playoffs with a 3-0 win over Real Salt Lake.

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San Jose 0-0 Colorado Rapids: Wait continues for Wondolowski - Via MLS

Tim Howard had his fifth shutout of the season for Colorado as San Jose's Chris Wondolowski will have to wait to equal the MLS all-time goalscoring record.

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FC Dallas 0-3 Sporting KC: SKC leapfrog Dallas - Via MLS

Sporting KC moved up to first place in the Western Conference, vaulting over Dallas, after winning both of their games this week.

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Minnesota 1-3 LA Galaxy: Zlatan keeps Galaxy hopes alive

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D.C. United 3-1 NYCFC: Rooney fires D.C. into playoffs

Wayne Rooney's double propelled D.C. United to their fourth consecutive victory and into the MLS Cup playoffs with a comprehensive win over NYCFC.

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Philly 0-1 New York: Red Bulls' Shield hopes live on - Via MLS

Kaku scored a penalty-kick winner at Philadelphia to keep New York Red Bulls within a point in the Supporters' Shield race with one match to go.

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Atlanta United 2-1 Chicago Fire: Supporters' Shield within reach

Franco Escobar's first goal for the club and a Chicago Fire own goal ensured Atlanta United's quest for the Supporters' Shield remains on track.

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Montreal 2-0 Toronto: Impact stay alive - Via MLS

Montreal are two points back of sixth place with one match to play after dispatching bitter rivals Toronto FC in the 401 Derby.

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Transfers

LIVE Transfer Talk: Chelsea plan winter move for Icardi

With Alvaro Morata still struggling to find scoring form, Chelsea are planning a move for Mauro Icardi in January. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Transfer Rater: Marcelo to Juventus

Mauro Icardi to Chelsea and Marcelo to Juventus are two of today's hot rumours, according to Football Whispers.

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Champions League fantasy: Sign up now!

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Fantasy UCL: Focus on Liverpool, Roma and Real Madrid

ESPN FC's fantasy guru Mark Donaldson says target the players that have easy fixtures. This week it's the stars from Liverpool, Roma and Real Madrid.

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Fantasy UCL: Focus on Liverpool, Roma and Real Madrid

ESPN FC's fantasy guru Mark Donaldson says target the players that have easy fixtures. This week it's the stars from Liverpool, Roma and Real Madrid.

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UEFA Champions League

UCL Predictor: More trouble for Real, Man United?

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UCL Primer: Top clubs desperate for a win

Get caught up on the biggest story lines heading into Matchday 3 of the UEFA Champions League.

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Bernardo Silva gets double nutmegged - Via Man City

Bernardo Silva was embarrassed in training as he was nutmegged twice ahead of Man City's clash with Shakhtar Donetsk.

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City need UCL to cement legacy - Gundogan

Manchester City have reached only one Champions League semifinal in their history and Ilkay Gundogan says that needs to change.

Guardiola: Man City can't win Champions League

Manchester City's Pep Guardiola revealed he doesn't feel like he can win the UEFA Champions League as the side haven't even come close to winning it in the past.

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Gundogan: Truly great teams win Champions League

Ilkay Gundogan says he rates the Champions League as the pinnacle of club football and that Man City must win it to be remembered as a truly great team.

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