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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.

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Bolt unlikely to agree A-League deal

Sources told ESPN that Central Coast Mariners owner Mike Charlesworth might be the only one at the club keen to see a deal struck with Usain Bolt.

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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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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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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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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If not Zlatan for Real Madrid, than who?

Shaka Hislop rubbishes reports linking Zlatan Ibrahimovic to Real Madrid and talks just how hard it'll be for the Spanish side to attract talent in January.

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Tuesday's UCL matches

Arsenal make statement, but Emery wants more

Arsenal's comeback win over Leicester was their most significant this season, and Mesut Ozil put on a show, yet Unai Emery still isn't satisfied.

Emery 'not focusing' on Arsenal title talk

Arsenal's Unai Emery played down talk of his side's title credentials following a 10th win in a row in all competitions after they beat Leicester 3-1.

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How impressive is Arsenal's 10-game win streak?

The FC panel share their thoughts on how good Arsenal are this season after their victory over Leicester put their streak at double digits.

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Aubameyang caps off counter with Arsenal's third

English Premier League: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (66') Arsenal 3-1 Leicester City

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Aubameyang's tap-in gives Arsenal the lead

English Premier League: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (63') Arsenal 2-1 Leicester City

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Ozil's off-the-post finish brings Arsenal level

English Premier League: Mesut Ozil (45') Arsenal 1-1 Leicester City

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Leicester take the lead via Bellerin's deflection

English Premier League: Hector Bellerin own goal (31') Arsenal 0-1 Leicester City

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TOP HEADLINES

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: Koulibaly to United, Ake to City

Kalidou Koulibaly to Manchester United and Nathan Ake to Manchester City are some of today's hot rumours, according to Football Whispers.

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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Ronaldo returns to a United desperate for '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 this week.

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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ESPN Fantasy Football

Champions League fantasy: Sign up now!

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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Champions League cheat sheet for Matchweek 3

Get up to speed on the key stats you need to know before setting your Champions League lineups in ESPN Fantasy Soccer.

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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