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El Clasico: Could Barca Dash Real Madrid’s Title Defense?

If there is a moment of reckoning in the La Liga title race, it could very well come on Saturday, when Real Madrid and Barcelona square off in the first El Clasico of the season. Calling a match that takes place in late December a title-decider might seem hyperbolic, although we’ve already seen it happen…

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8 Takeaways From The Champions League Draw

The Champions League has ceased competition until the New Year, but with Monday’s draw in Nyon, Switzerland, the home of UEFA, we now have a clearer idea of how the next stage of the competition will shape up. Several of the big teams — Borussia Dortmund, Napoli and Monaco — have fallen by the wayside. But…

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Could Sunday’s Manchester Derby Decide PL Title Race?

It may sound hyperbolic at this point in the season, but Manchester United will welcome city rivals Manchester City to Old Trafford on Sunday in a clash that could effectively decide the Premier League title. In December. Six months before the end of the season. City are currently top of the table, eight points clear…

Sorteo del Mundial 2018

8 Things to Know From the World Cup Draw

The day we’ve been waiting for has finally arrived. With Friday’s World Cup draw in Moscow, we now have a clear look at what to expect in the opening rounds of next summer’s World Cup in Russia. Here is a look at the groups and which of the 32 teams in the tournament can be…

Monaco Host PSG in French Soccer’s Biggest Rivalry

Fresh off their 7-1 battering of Celtic in the Champions League, Paris Saint-Germain will turn their attention to a domestic clash with rivals Monaco. PSG actually got off to a rough start against Celtic and fell behind early when Moussa Dembele put the Scots ahead. However, two goals each from European soccer’s deadliest attacking frenemies,…

Arsenal takes on Tottenham Hotspur Saturday, November 18 at 7:30am ET on NBCSports.

Two Teams at Crossroads as Arsenal Meet Spurs in N. London Derby

On Saturday, Arsenal will host Tottenham Hotspur in a North London Derby that could prove a tipping point in the balance of power in North London. For years the Gunners have been the dominant force in the upper regions of the British capitol. But in the past few seasons Arsene Wenger’s side has struggled to…

Sweden takes on Italy in the World Cup qualifiers.

Italy vs. Sweden Highlights Final Round of Euro World Cup Qualifiers

The United States may have missed the bus this time, but there are still opportunities in play for a spot in next summer’s World Cup in Russia. In Europe, big guns like France, Spain, Germany and England have already punched their tickets, however, a number of the continent’s big tournament regulars, including four-time World Cup…

English Teams On Top As Champions League Resumes

After being outclassed by elite continental sides for the past several seasons, English teams are once again making their mark in the UEFA Champions League. As the action in Europe’s top-tier club competition gets back underway this week, the four Premier League teams in this season’s edition all sit atop of their respective groups. Here…