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Ancelotti hits out at 'crazy' WC quals calendar

Carlo Ancelotti hit out at the "crazy" football calendar which could see Real Madrid's South American players miss the Copa del Rey quarterfinal.

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Messi left out of upcoming Argentina squad

Lionel Messi has been left off Argentina's World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Colombia to rebuild his match fitness at Paris Saint-Germain.

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USMNT, Mexico learn potential WC playoff draw

The U.S. or Mexico could face a winner-takes-all match against a team from Oceania if either side doesn't directly qualify for the World Cup.

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Refs suspended after missing Otamendi elbow

Officials Andres Cunha and Esteban Ostojich were suspended after failing to give a red card to Argentina's Nicolas Otamendi vs. Brazil.

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