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    WATCH: Snazzy Sargent goal leads U.S. U-17s past Mexico

    Josh Sargent scored a pretty goal as the United States Soccer program had another banner day against Mexico. Nearly two months to the day after the U.S. U-20 side beat Mexico for the first time in 31 years, the U.S. U-17 topped El Tri for the first

  • Mourinho shies away from personal rivalry with Guardiola entering Manchester derby
    Sports Illustrated

    Mourinho shies away from personal rivalry with Guardiola entering Manchester derby

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) There were handshakes, smiles, even an embrace, in the first two head-to-heads between Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho in English soccer. With the pressure and tension ramped up a notch for the third Manchester derby of the season, will the two coaching adversaries be able to retain their new-found cordiality on Thursday? Guardiola had arguably the more important victory, 2-1 at Old Trafford in the league on Sept. 10 when his City team produced a dazzling first-half performance at Old Trafford in the midst of a 10-match winning start to the season.

  • Bayern's Ancelotti turns to title with double dreams dashed
    AFP

    Bayern's Ancelotti turns to title with double dreams dashed

    Carlo Ancelotti insisted he is focussed on wrapping up the Bundesliga before assessing how successful his first season at Bayern Munich has been following a shock German Cup semi-final defeat. April has been little short of a disaster for Ancelotti and Bayern. The German champions threw away a 2-1 lead at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday before going down 3-2 to Borussia Dortmund.