• Christian Pulisic renews contract with Borussia Dortmund, which is absolutely the right (non-)move for him
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    Christian Pulisic renews contract with Borussia Dortmund, which is absolutely the right (non-)move for him

    Pulisic is staying at Dortmund … for now. After many months of speculation that Liverpool and other big European clubs were in pursuit of Borussia Dortmund’s American wunderkind Christian Pulisic, the 18-year-old attacking midfielder from Pennsylvania has inked a new contract with his German club through the 2019-2020 season. Christian Pulisic verlängert bis zum 30.

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    Soccer-Juve brush aside Lazio as Allegri goes on the attack

    * Champions Juve beat Lazio 2-0 with attacking line-up * Coach Allegri goes on the offensive after criticism * Inter edge Palermo for sixth straight league win (Updates with Roma v Cagliari) By Brian Homewood Jan 22 (Reuters) - Serie A leaders Juventus, their pride wounded by defeat at Fiorentina eight days ago, brushed aside Lazio 2-0 on Sunday after coach Massimiliano Allegri threw caution to the wind in response to criticism following last weekend's reverse. Second-placed AS Roma squeezed past Cagliari 1-0 thanks to Edin Dzeko's 14th league goal of the season to keep up the pressure and Inter Milan won their sixth successive league game as they beat Palermo by the same score in a rain-sodden match.

  • AFCON wrap: Burkina Faso tops Group A, Cameroon also through
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    AFCON wrap: Burkina Faso tops Group A, Cameroon also through

    One down, three to go. Two nations advanced out of Group A on Sunday, and neither of the spots were held by the tournament’s hosts. Cameroon 0-0 Gabon Hosts Gabon needed a victory to reach the final eight, however, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and co. struggled mightily to break down the Cameroonian backline. The Panthers failed to manage a shot on target on Sunday, while Cameroon — who finishes second in Group A — recorded a shot goalward just once. Cameroon will likely face Senegal in the knockout phase after the Lions of Teranga locked up a spot in the next round. Guinea-Bissau 0-2 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso topped the group based on goal differential after an early own goal and Bertrand Traore