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Manchester City vs Manchester United: The defending Premier League champions must first maintain their local dominance to stay on top in the title race, when they host the Red Devils at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday (Watch live at 11:30 am ET, on USA Network and online via


Though they have dropped all of five points since the start of November (15W-1D-1L in 17 games over four months), Manchester City find themselves narrowly pacing the Reds to retain their title. The gap is three points again, but it feels a near-certainty that Liverpool will continue their sizzling form by winning their game in hand, setting up the de facto title decider between the two sides on April 10. First, though, it’s a small matter of the Manchester derby, against a Manchester United side desperately clinging to 4th place in what has turned out to be a transitional season in so many ways.

Ralf Rangnick is in charge for another three months, at which point he’ll place a key role in hiring Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s permanent replacement, who will then have to deal with the looming “will he stay or will he go” saga involving Cristiano Ronaldo, hopefully with a bit of mind paid to what’s actually best for the long-term future of the club. To say that much hangs in the balance, all the difference in the world between a 4th- and 5th-place finish, would be an understatement. A victory on derby day would mean so much more than just three points, perhaps kick-starting and inspiring a furious finish to keep Man United among the Premier League elites.

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Here is everything you need to know ahead of Manchester City vs Man United this Sunday with team news, stream link and more.

Manchester City vs Manchester United live analysis! – By Joe Prince-Wright at the Etihad Stadium

FULL TIME: Manchester City 4-1 Manchester United. Domination from City. They are now 22 points ahead of Manchester United in the table. A huge rebuild job for Ralf Rangnick, and whoever arrives as the new manager. City are six points clear at the top of the table once again, but Liverpool have a game in-hand on them.

GOALLL! Riyad Mahrez makes it 4-1. His goal is initially ruled out for offside, but VAR checks and he is onside.
WOW! Joao Cancelo with an OUTRAGEOUS scissor kick which David de Gea saves. What a brilliant effort. If that went in, goal of the season would have been wrapped up! I was right behind that here at the Etihad and that looked destined for the far corner. I let out a rather loud yelp/gasp/screech as the ball left Cancelo’s foot. It was that good. 

GOALLLL! Riyad Mahrez with a beauty for Manchester City. He was found from a corner on the edge of the box and his wonderful half volley flies in. Manchester City lead 3-1. Game over? Probably.

CHANCE! The ball is played in to Foden but he is dispossessed. United win it back and break, but Cancelo denies Elanga at the crucial moment. Pep Guardiola is furious with his team for playing into that United trap. Fred and McTominay snapping in whenever they can.

Second half has been pretty calm so far. Wan-Bissaka loses the ball to Foden but his ball to the back post misses everyone. United so sloppy at the back.

HALF TIME: Manchester City 2-1 Manchester United – Brilliant in the final third from Man City. David de Gea is the only reason they aren’t further ahead. United have looked very dangerous on the break, though, and Sancho’s goal was spectacular. There are chances here for United to grab an equalizer, or maybe more. Can they take them?

SAVE! De Gea does well to push away a shot from Riyad Mahrez. City have the beating of United’s full backs every single time they run at them.

CHANCES! Phil Foden flashes a shot wide after Kevin de Bruyne led a counter attack. That all came from a sloppy pass from Paul Pogba. At the other end United break and the ball finds Sancho but he puts his shot high and wide.

There is a medical emergency in the stands here at the Etihad Stadium. Game was briefly paused. Medical staff rushed across the pitch and into the stands. Fans were calling and waving over, some fans ran onto the pitch to try and get help. Play is back underway, and we send our best wishes to the fan in the stands.

Getting very lively here. A Manchester United fan is the expensive seats just in front of the press box went up when Sancho scored. City’s fans around him didn’t take kindly to that. At all. An elderly gentleman has offered to fight him. Like the game on the pitch, it’s chaos.

GOALLLL! Kevin de Bruyne puts Manchester City 2-1 up. Foden’s shot is saved, Grealish’s rebound is well blocked but the ball falls to De Bruyne who slams home. What a game here at the Etihad.

GOALLLLL! Jadon Sancho with an absolutely stunning goal. Pogba finds him on the break and he cuts inside Walker, used Bruno Fernandes’ run superbly and curls a beauty into the far corner. The former Man City youth team star celebrates in front of the City fans, who are less than pleased. WHAT. A. GOAL. Perfect counter attack from Man United.

SAVE! De Bruyne’s low shot is saved by De Gea, then the ball comes back to Foden but he goes down in the box. Harry Maguire was all over Foden there. Man United’s skipper lucky to not give away a penalty kick. How has VAR not intervened there!?

Some late challenges going in here. Pogba and Maguire have ‘let a bit on’ City’s players. Very lively start here at the Etihad. City looking slick but United dangerous on the break.

SAVE! Fred with lovely quick feet in the box after a patient Manchester United move, but Ederson saves bravely at his feet and City clear. Much better from Man United, with Jadon Sancho heavily involved.

GOALLL! Manchester City take the lead. Kevin de Bruyne slots home. Bernardo Silva cuts in off the left, combines with Grealish and finds KDB to slot home. That was way too easy. De Bruyne totally unmarked. The Man City fans have gone wild here.

KICK OFF: We are off here at the Etihad! Both teams stood together around the center circle before kick off and there was a minute of applause for the people of Ukraine, as well as Ukrainian flags, banners and a clear message: No War. Both sides of Manchester are together.

Teams are out, and this is intriguing: Mahrez, Grealish and Foden start for City in attack. Sterling on the bench. Man United start Elanga, Sancho and Bruno Fernandes in attack.

Welcome to sunny Manchester! A beautiful day for what will hopefully be a beautiful game. SO much on the line for both of these teams today as they look to build momentum heading into the business end of the season. Title race. Top four race. Will Manchester be red or blue?

Manchester City team news, injuries, lineup (INJURY REPORT)

QUESTIONABLE: Zack Steffen (back) | OUT: Ruben Dias (thigh), Nathan Ake (knock), Cole Palmer (undisclosed), Benjamin Mendy (suspension – MORE)

Manchester United team news, injuries, lineup

DOUBTFUL: Cristiano Ronaldo (undisclosed) | OUT: Edinson Cavani (groin), Mason Greenwood (suspension – MORE)

How to watch Manchester City vs Man United live, stream link and start time

Kickoff: 11:30 am ET Sunday
TV: USA Network
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Italy vs England: How to watch live, stream link, team news


England will begin their EURO 2024 quest the same way they finished their heartbreaking EURO 2020 campaign: facing Italy, now two-time champions of Europe, on Thursday.

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The two European giants faced off in the 2020 final (in the summer of 2021) at Wembley Stadium in London, and it was the Italians who triumphed in the penalty shootout after playing to a 1-1 draw after regular time and extra time.

Italy and England are joined in Group C by Ukraine, North Macedonia and Malta. The sides that finish 1st and 2nd in the group will qualify for next summer’s tournament in Germany.

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Here is everything you need for Italy vs England. 

How to watch Italy vs England live, stream link and start time

Kick off: 3:45pm ET, Thursday (March 23)
Stadium: Stadio Diego Armando Maradona, Napoli

Italy squad

Goalkeepers – Gianluigi Donnarumma (Paris Saint-Germain), Alex Meret (Napoli), Claudio Carnesecchi (Cremonese), Wladimiro Falcone (Lecce)

Defenders – Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus), Matteo Darmian (Inter Milan), Francesco Acerbi (Inter Milan), Emerson Palmieri (West Ham), Giovanni Di Lorenzo (Napoli), Leonardo Spinazzola (Roma), Alessio Romagnoli (Lazio), Rafael Toloi (Atalanta), Giorgio Scalvini (Atalanta), Alessandro Buongiorno (Torino)

Midfielders – Marco Verratti (Paris Saint-Germain), Jorginho (Arsenal), Nicolo Barella (Inter Milan), Bryan Cristante (Roma), Lorenzo Pellegrini (Roma), Matteo Pessina (Monza), Sandro Tonali (AC Milan), Davide Frattesi (Sassuolo)

Forwards – Domenico Berardi (Sassuolo), Gianluca Scamacca (West Ham), Vincenzo Grifo (Freiburg), Wilfried Gnonto (Leeds), Simone Pafundi (Udinese), Mateo Retegui (Tigre)

England squad

Goalkeepers – Jordan Pickford (Everton), Fraser Forster (Tottenham), Aaron Ramsdale (Arsenal)

Defenders – Kyle Walker (Manchester City), John Stones (Manchester City), Harry Maguire (Manchester United), Eric Dier (Tottenham), Kieran Trippier (Newcastle), Luke Shaw (Manchester United), Ben Chilwell (Chelsea), Reece James (Chelsea), Marc Guehi (Crystal Palace)

Midfielders – Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Declan Rice (West Ham), Kalvin Phillips (Manchester City), Jude Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund), Conor Gallagher (Chelsea)

Forwards – Harry Kane (Tottenham), Jack Grealish (Manchester City), Bukayo Saka (Arsenal), Phil Foden (Manchester City), James Maddison (Leicester), Ivan Toney (Brentford)

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Ivan Toney – Video of all his Premier League goals in 2022-23


Ivan Toney has proven himself a bona fide Premier League striker, as he chases a 20-goal season and closes in on 30 scored across two top-flight campaigns, after just one (record-setting) season in the Championship.

Toney bagged a sensational 31 goals in 45 second-division games as Brentford won Premier League promotion in 2020-21, but there were (reasonable) questions about those goals translating to the best league in the world.

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He finished 11th in the PL with 12 goals last season, and now Toney is up to 16 goals through the Bees’ first 27 games this season — 3rd-most currently, behind only Erling Haaland’s 28 goals (WATCH HERE) and Harry Kane’s 21 (WATCH HERE).

Below you will find every Ivan Toney goal video from the 2022-23 Premier League season so far.

Goal vs Southampton – March 15, 2023

Goal vs Fulham – March 6, 2023

Goal vs Arsenal – February 11, 2023

Goal vs Bournemouth – January 14, 2023

Goal vs West Ham – December 30, 2022

Goal vs Tottenham – December 26, 2022

2 goals vs Manchester City – November 12, 2022

2 goals vs Brighton – October 14, 2022

Goal vs Newcastle – October 8, 2022

Hat trick vs Leeds – September 3, 2022

Goal vs Fulham – August 20, 2022

Goal vs Leicester – August 7, 2022

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New deadline looms for Manchester United bids


A new deadline is looming for potential new owners of Manchester United, as our partners in the UK at Sky Sports say the deadline for second offers is Wednesday, March 22.

They add that up to eight bids are expected, while INEOS owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe has told The Wall Street Journal he won’t pay a ‘stupid price’ for the Red Devils.

The Glazer family continue to explore either the full or partial sale of the Premier League giants.

It has been widely reported by ESPN and Sky Sports that two bids, one from Ratcliffe and another led by Qatari Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani, are the frontrunners as the Glazers look at all of their available options.

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Over the last few months the American family have been seeking potential investors in Manchester United and they have not been short of suitors.

Presentations have been taking place between potential new owners and investors and the Man United hierarchy over the last few weeks.

The latest updates

Two bids have now taken center stage as they arrived before the first, well-documented, deadline.

One is from INEOS owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe, who failed to buy Chelsea last year but was always said to prefer a bid for his boyhood club Manchester United.

“How do you decide the price of a painting? How do you decide the price of a house? It’s not related to how much it cost to build or how much it cost to paint. What you don’t want to do is pay stupid prices for things because then you regret it subsequently,” Ratcliffe told The Wall Street Journal.

Another bid is led by Qatari Sheikh Jassim bin Hamad Al Thani, who is seeking full control of the club and is the chairman of Qatar Islamic Bank as his father was the former prime minister of Qatar.

The Glazer family bought United in 2005 for $1.4 billion and it is believed they are now asking over $7.3 billion for a full sale of the club.

Statement from INEOS

Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s INEOS confirmed they have ‘submitted a bid for majority ownership of Manchester United’ and went into more detail on their plans.

“We would see our role as the long-term custodians of Manchester United on behalf of the fans and the wider community. We are ambitious and highly competitive and would want to invest in Manchester United to make them the number one club in the world once again.

“We also recognise that football governance in this country is at a crossroads. We would want to help lead this next chapter, deepening the culture of English football by making the club a beacon for a modern, progressive, fan-centred approach to ownership. We want a Manchester United anchored in its proud history and roots in the northwest of England, putting the Manchester back into Manchester United and clearly focusing on winning the Champions League.”

Statement from Qatari bid

The Qatari bid, led by Sheikh Jassim, promised that their offer is ‘completely debt free’ and they want United to become ‘the greatest football club in the world’ during their stewardship of the club.

“The bid will be completely debt free via Sheikh Jassim’s Nine Two Foundation, which will look to invest in the football teams, the training center, the stadium and wider infrastructure, the fan experience and the communities the club supports.

“The vision of the bid is for Manchester United Football Club to be renowned for footballing excellence, and regarded as the greatest football club in the world.”

USMNT roster for Nations League features Gio Reyna, no Tyler Adams


The USMNT will be without captain Tyler Adams when they play a pair of CONCACAF Nations League games later this month, but they will have 13 members of the 2022 World Cup squad, including Christian Pulisic and Gio Reyna, as confirmed by U.S. Soccer on Wednesday.

The Yanks will also not have Timothy Weah, who suffered a scary concussion for Lille versus Toulouse on Sunday. He’s been replaced by AZ Alkmaar’s Djordje Mihailovic.

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Adams will miss the games against Gernada (March 24) and El Salvador (March 27) after suffering a hamstring injury during a recent training session with Leeds United.

Reyna’s place within the team and program had come into question in the weeks and months since the World Cup, with events and an investigation transpiring involving former/a candidate to remain USMNT head coach Gregg Berhalter and Gio’s parents, Claudio and Danielle. Interim head coach Anthony Hudson explained Reyna’s inclusion as a decision to “move forward.”

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“It became a bit more complex in the months since the World Cup, but as far as we’re concerned Gio is a part of our program,” Hudson said. “He’s a good guy and a top talent, and he is evaluated like any other player. We made the roster decisions based on what gives the team the best opportunity to win these games, and we brought him in because we think he can help us do that.”

Full USMNT roster for 2022-23 CONCACAF Nations League

Goalkeepers (3): Ethan Horvath (Luton Town), Zack Steffen (Middlesbrough), Matt Turner (Arsenal)

Defenders (8): Sergiño Dest (AC Milan/), Mark McKenzie (Genk), Tim Ream (Fulham/), Bryan Reynolds (Westerlo), Antonee Robinson (Fulham), Miles Robinson (Atlanta United), Joe Scally (Borussia Monchengladbach/), Auston Trusty (Birmingham City)

Midfielders (7): Brenden Aaronson (Leeds United), Johnny Cardoso (Internacional), Luca de la Torre (Celta Vigo), Weston McKennie (Leeds United), Yunus Musah (Valencia), Alan Sonora (Juárez), Djordje Mihailovic (AZ Alkmaar)

Forwards (6): Taylor Booth (Utrecht), Daryl Dike (West Bromwich Albion), Ricardo Pepi (Groningen), Christian Pulisic (Chelsea), Gio Reyna (Borussia Dortmund), Alejandro Zendejas (Club America)

EDIT: Tim Weah (Lille) was originally called up, but exited due to a head injury.

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