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West Ham vs Man City LIVE: Premier League result, final score and reaction as Riyad Mahrez misses late penalty

Manchester City head to the London Stadium this afternoon knowing victory over West Ham United will put them on the precipice of the Premier League title.Pep Guardiola’s side are three points clear of Liverpool with just two games remaining after Kevin De Bruyne scored four goals against Wolves on Wednesday. Their mission is simple: get four points from their final two league games and they will be crowned champions.West Ham are still reeling from their heartbreaking defeat in the Europa League semi-finals but the Hammers did recover with a thumping win over Norwich last weekend - a first victory in...
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Man City keep title within grasp despite late Riyad Mahrez penalty miss at West Ham

With bruised knuckles and bleeding fingertips, Manchester City desperately clawed their way out of the abyss against West Ham to ensure the title race is still in their hands with one game of the season remaining. Pep Guardiola’s side had arrived at the London Stadium knowing victory would all but complete their coronation as Premier League champions but instead found themselves trailing by two goals at half-time, having seen Jarrod Bowen unravel their dominance over the course of two devastating counter-attacks.Defeat would have represented a full-scale disaster for Manchester City, potentially leaving Liverpool able to pip them on goal difference....
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Wagatha Christie: Rebekah Vardy and agent discussed leaking Riyad Mahrez training story to press, court told

Rebekah Vardy and her agent spoke about whether to leak a story about then-Leicester City star Riyad Mahrez missing a training session, a court has heard. The lawyer for Coleen Rooney - who is locked in a libel battle with the fellow footballer’s wife - challenged Ms Vardy on messages with Caroline Watt on Wednesday.“You message Caroline Watt at 11:26 in the morning on the 1 February. You say Mahrez has not turned up to training again. The lads are fuming,” he said. The High Court was told the agent suggested leaking the information to a sports reporter. It heard...

Watch: Riyad Mahrez thumps home opener to leave Real Madrid on the brink

Real Madrid are on the brink of elimination from the Champions League. Having played out a tense 70 minutes with both sides having decent but not brilliant chances throughout, Manchester City struck first. With Los Blancos pushing for the aggregate equaliser, Manchester City played out of the pressure and released...
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Manchester City vs. Real Madrid: Riyad Mahrez and City lack cutting edge, leave Los Blancos within reach

MANCHESTER -- When was Riyad Mahrez's defining moment? In a first half where he and the rest of Manchester City's attack ascended to such heights as to leave Real Madrid players gawping in disbelief, was it the brilliant run and inch perfect cross that teed up Kevin De Bruyne to open the scoring after 93 seconds? Quite possibly. Even on its own, it would have been a moment worthy of lighting up a Champions League semifinal first leg that made moments of sheer excellence its stock trade.

Real Madrid: Riyad Mahrez is a dream 2023 free transfer worth plotting

Real Madrid fans are preparing for the biggest free transfer in history this summer, as Kylian Mbappe is fully expected to resist ongoing extension attempts from PSG in order to become the next Galactico. Though Nasser Al-Khelaifi and the Qatari ownership continue to leak reports that Mbappe may stay in Paris, the reality is that there is no sensible reason for the No. 7 to suddenly change his mind.

Man City vs Liverpool LIVE: Premier League result and final score after Riyad Mahrez wastes huge late chance

Manchester City and Liverpool shared the points in a thrilling draw at the Etihad as the visitors equalised twice to keep the title race alive, despite the Premier League leaders maintaining their slender advantage.It was City who struck first in a lightening start as Kevin De Bruyne skipped past Fabinho and fired a deflected effort past goalkeeper Alisson inside five minutes, but the Reds responded well and Diogo Jota pulled them level less than 10 minutes later.Gabriel Jesus, a surprise inclusion in Pep Guardiola’s team, fired the hosts back in front before the break as he latched onto the...