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UCL holders Liverpool beaten by Napoli

Late goals from Dries Mertens and Fernando Llorente gave Napoli victory against the European champions. Elsewhere, Dortmund and Barcelona drew 0-0 and Valencia won 1-0 at Chelsea.

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MLS playoff picture: Can Zlatan carry the Galaxy to the postseason?

With Decision Day looming, the MLS playoff picture is coming into focus. So who's postseason bound and whose seasons are already over?

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Rooney believes MLS players deserve more money

Wayne Rooney discusses the two things that he would change about Major League Soccer.

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Transfer Talk: Man United scouting Benfica defender Ruben Dias

With their backline reserves looking threadbare, Man United are scouting Benfica defender Ruben Dias. Transfer Talk is LIVE with the latest.

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The only reason Virgil van Dijk would leave Liverpool

Shaka Hislop explains the only scenario that Virgil van Dijk would leave Liverpool for a club like Barcelona or Real Madrid.

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UEFA Champions League

Only Liverpool, Man City or Barcelona can win the Champions League

It is not just bookmakers who believe Europe's top competition is a three-horse race this season. Here's why Liverpool, Man City and Barcelona are so far ahead of the pack.

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ESPN's Ultimate XI: Our dream team would win everything!

Imagine for a minute that you own a team and have unlimited resources and sky-high goals. If money were no object, which players would you pick?

Is Napoli match a must-win for Liverpool?

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The Toe Poke

You've been saying Felix, Shaqiri and De Bruyne wrong the whole time

The Champions League is back which can only mean one thing: it's time for UEFA to release its annual player name pronunciation guide.

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Fantasy Champions League: Create your team now!

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Champions League: Sterling a good pick vs. Shakhtar

Kieran Darcy makes his picks for the upcoming Champions League matchweek, highlighting the teams and players to focus on when building your roster.

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  • Lukaku's mission: Win with Inter, prove Man United wrong

    Romelu Lukaku talked exclusively to ESPN about reviving his career at Inter after a failed stint at Old Trafford. Will he prove the haters wrong?

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  • Experience MLS like a die-hard fan

    Take a trip across the country for a look at the raucous fans who make some of the best matchday atmospheres in American pro sports.

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  • The dark side of English football

    Away from the Premier League's glitz, two clubs with 200-plus years of combined history are struggling. How'd this happen to Bury and Bolton?

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  • Christian Pulisic is not your wonderboy anymore

    Sam Borden: The 20-year-old is about to try what no American's done before and star for one of football's biggest clubs.

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  • Luck Index 2019

    Man City lucky? Man United worse than sixth? Aguero robbed? The second edition of the ESPN Luck Index reveals all.

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  • Zlatan: 'I don't need to dream. I am the dream'

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic is fueled by anger and, even at 37, is not finished kicking ass. He also has some choice words for those around him.

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  • MLS Player Poll

    We asked MLS players during preseason and the early weeks of the 2019 campaign for their thoughts about some hot-button issues in the sport.

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  • Who are the best 30 players under 21?

    Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are the dominant forces in soccer, but who's next? Who will take on the challenge of being the best in soccer?

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  • Adu: 'I'm not ready to give it up'

    Once a teen phenom, Freddy Adu was supposed to save U.S. soccer. His career appeared to fizzle out, but he is not done yet.

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  • Thompson: The greatest game never played

    When Boca Juniors and River Plate were set to meet in Argentina's most important match ever, Buenos Aires lost its mind.

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  • Soccer's greatest captains

    To celebrate the release of "Captain Marvel," ESPN and Marvel teamed up to turn our favorite soccer captains into galaxy-dominating superheroes.

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  • ESPN FC 100

    Here are the top 100 players and managers in men's soccer, as rated by our experts.

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  • Kane wants to conquer the Premier League... then the NFL

    The world's best striker has his sights set on an NFL career. Why can't he make it happen?

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  • Katie Nolan goes to Liverpool to watch her beloved Reds

    The host of 'Always Late' on ESPN+ checked a big item on her bucket list when she visited Anfield.

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  • Flamengo: Tragedy in the Vulture's Nest

    On Feb. 8, a fire at an uninspected youth dormitory at one of Brazil's highest-earning teams caused 10 preventable deaths. How?

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  • In search of Emiliano Sala

    The tragic disappearance of Emiliano Sala, bound for new club Cardiff on a single-engine plane, raises the question: How did this happen?

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  • Ajax's dream factory: Where selling De Jong is no big deal

    For most clubs, losing a star like Frenkie De Jong would be a killer. For Ajax, it's their business model.

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  • Your guide to football's dark arts

    Sergio Ramos is a master, Wilfried Zaha knows how to win a free kick and chicanery from corners can be crucial. Welcome to the dark arts.

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    Keep track of all the important upcoming fixtures in the Premier League, Champions League, La Liga, English Football League and more.

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