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Información por etiqueta: soccer

FIFA proposes new 6-team playoff ahead of 2026 World Cup

Brazil's Renato Augusto celebrates his side's first goal against Paraguay during a 2018 World Cup qualifying soccer match at the Arena Corinthians Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA wants to hold a new six-team playoff round in the 2026 World Cup host country to complete the expanded 48-team tournament lineup. The final two qualifying slots would be decided in the proposed mini-tournament played in the November before the World Cup as a test event, ...

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Hazard scores, avoids West Ham fan as Chelsea extends lead

Chelsea players celebrate a goal as security escort a spectator from the pitch during the English Premier League soccer match between West Ham and Chelsea at London Stadium, Monday, March 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea took a confident step closer to the Premier League title with goals from Eden Hazard and Diego Costa enough to sweep aside London rivals West Ham 2-1 Monday. The result lifts Chelsea 10 points clear of second-placed Tottenham, with 11 games left. Chelsea manager Antonio Conte ...

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IFAB quiere probar nuevo formato para penales

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LONDRES (AP) — Los encargados de las reglas del fútbol podrían experimentar con un nuevo formato para que las definiciones por penales sean más impredecibles. Con el formato actual, los equipos alternan los cobros, pero la International Football Association Board dijo que sus estudios han determinado que el equipo que ...

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Five things to look for in the Premier League

Chelsea's defender Gary Cahill (3R) jumps above Liverpool's defender Dejan Lovren (2R) as they vie for the ball during the English Premier League football match January 31, 2017 (AFP Photo/PAUL ELLIS)

London (AFP) – With the Premier League in the thrilling final third of the season, AFP Sport looks at five storylines to watch out for in this weekend’s action: Can anyone catch Chelsea? With a remarkable 17 wins from their last 20 league games, rarely has the phrase “runaway leaders” ...

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Man City beats Monaco 5-3 in wild Champions League game

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero, left, celebrates with Leroy Sane after scoring his side's third goal during the Champions League round of 16 first leg soccer match between Manchester City and Monaco at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England, Tuesday Feb. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City overcame an onslaught from Monaco’s prolific attack to score three late goals in 11 minutes for a 5-3 win in a wild Champions League game on Tuesday. The highest-scoring first leg in a Champions League knockout match was breathless from start to finish, leaving ...

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