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What Real Madrid and Barcelona’s Transfer Dealings Mean for the La Liga Title Race 

Madrid’s summer makeover might not be completely to Coach Zinedine Zidane’s liking, though there’s still time before the transfer window closes. Barcelona, meanwhile, have fine-tuned their squad with two marquee signings.

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What’s Next for Liverpool and Tottenham?

The Reds’ 2-0 victory over Spurs in Madrid may not be worth dwelling on, but how these two teams build on their Champions League final squads will be a talking point all summer

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Ajax and Tottenham Are the Underdogs the Champions League Needs

Both teams have been a breath of fresh air in a tournament that has been dominated by a handful of Europe’s elite teams. What can we expect from their semifinal matchup on Tuesday?

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Liverpool Will Run Away With the Premier League Title Unless Manchester City Can Stop Them

City have been dominant for much of the season, but a December slump has left them seven points behind a surging Liverpool. It’s only January, but the matchup between the two teams at the Etihad Stadium on Thursday will determine the title race.

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The Premier League Standings Are Lying to You

Sure, there are five big teams within two points of first and three sides tied atop the table. But once you look beyond the results, one thing becomes especially clear: Manchester City aren’t just the best team, they’re even better than they were last year.

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How to Watch the World Cup Like a Soccer Nerd, 2018 Edition

Center backs become fullbacks become wingers become defenders become center backs! Strikers become wingers become superstars! Complicated stats get even more complicated!

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How Paulinho—Yes, Paulinho—Saved Barcelona

In his first year with the club, manager Ernesto Valverde has fixed all of the club’s problems by moving away from some of the team’s defining principles and relying on a 29-year-old journeyman midfielder

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The New Tactical Trend That Explains the Premier League in 2017

From Chelsea’s Antonio Conte to Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola, managers in England are jamming more defenders on the field than ever before