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Gareth Bale reveals why he turned down a move to Manchester United

Gareth Bale reveals why he turned down a move to Manchester United

Ten years ago, a new era dawned in the Champions League . Rotterdam-based Feyenoord return to the group stage after a 15-year absence for the Dutch outfit. Manchester City spent big this summer, including the signings of left-back Benjamin Mendy and winger Bernado Silva from Monaco for almost 100 million pounds all together.


Indians win 19th straight, pounding Tigers 11-0

Indians win 19th straight, pounding Tigers 11-0

The Indians have outscored the opposition, 132-32, during the streak. Carlos Carrasco struck out nine over six innings of seven-hit ball to move to 15-and-6 with the win. Mark Trumbo homered for the Orioles , who have lost five in a row, while the Blue Jays have won three straight. Ryan Goins hit a solo home run, Marco Estrada was solid and Darwin Barney had two hits and an RBI.


No surprises in Tottenham injury report ahead of Dortmund match

No surprises in Tottenham injury report ahead of Dortmund match

Spurs failed to reach the knock-out phase last term after winning just one of their opening five group matches which included successive home losses. "It's so important to try to win the game". Hopefully that will be enough against a Dortmund side that is without seven players due to injury, including their club captain Marcel Schmelzer, Marco Reus, Andre Schurrle, and Marc Bartra.


Manchester City Humiliates Liverpool, 5-0

Manchester City Humiliates Liverpool, 5-0

Liverpool were smashed 5-0 at the weekend by a dominant Manchester City side, in what was a somewhat shock result for a previously in-form Reds side. "City are a good team of course, with good players, but we could have done better with 10 men". Leroy Sane finished the job with two more goals in 77th and 90th minute, sending a strong message to all other contenders for the title.


Man City midfielder Bernardo Silva wary of Feyenoord threat

Man City midfielder Bernardo Silva wary of Feyenoord threat

The fact that Feyenoord lost last seven Champions League matches speaks volumes about the team's chances when facing top European sides and the hosts also have plenty of selection worries at the moment. With injury doubts once again circling around captain Vincent Kompany and Nicolas Otamendi's woeful lack of pace shown up by the trouble he got from Mohamed Salah, the Catalan's insistence on three at the back and gung-ho attacking may be tempered on this occasion.


Who's Africa's best Champions League contender?

Who's Africa's best Champions League contender?

In his absence, the European champions have dropped four points in their opening three games as they have drawn at home to both Valencia and Levante . "They proved in the Europa League last season they know how to handle European football ". Russian champions Spartak are in the group stage for the first time since 2012-13, while Slovenian team Maribor are the big outsider in their third attempt to reach the knockout stage.