Liverpool vs Wolves live: Score, updates, how to watch, live stream, TV, video

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Liverpool vs Wolves: The Reds will try to do their part to win the Premier League title and hope for help elsewhere when they host Wolves at Anfield on Championship Sunday (Watch live at 11 am ET, on USA Network and online via NBCSports.com).

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A victory on the final day of the 2021-22 Premier League season will provide more positive momentum as Liverpool (89 points) prepare for the UEFA Champions League final next Saturday, but it will not, on its own, be enough to hand the Reds their third trophy of the season. Defending champions Manchester City (90 points) lead the Premier League title race by a single point, meaning they only need to beat 14th-place Aston Villa (45 points), managed by Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard, to retain their title and claim the Premier League trophy for the fourth time in five seasons (Liverpool, 2019-20). Jurgen Klopp has a few difficult choices to make, with Mohamed Salah, Virgil van Dijk and Fabinho battling minor injuries.

As for Wolves (51 points), an 8th-place finish appeared written in stone when April began, but six games without a victory (0W-2D-4L) and Bruno Lage’s side suddenly sits just two points above Leicester City and three better than Brighton & Hove Albion. The season began with Wolves proving themselves a stingy defensive side, but they haven’t kept a clean sheet in any of their last eight games down the stretch.

Bring a hoodie and an empty belly to Dobson Field today to watch the boys pull on their 2022 home jerseys for the first time in front of @TSRBuffalo and try to make it six points this weekend in a 3pm kickoff with @HotspursClub

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Here is everything you need to know ahead of Liverpool vs Wolves this Sunday with team news, odds, stream link and more.


How to watch Liverpool vs Wolves live, stream link and start time

Kickoff: 11 am ET, Sunday
TV: USA Network
Online: Stream via NBCSports.com


Liverpool vs Wolves live updates – by Nick Mendola

68′ Salah has butchered a chance to make it 2-1, aided by a sliding Willy Boly challenge, but the crowd is going wild anyway as news reaches Anfield that old pal Philippe Coutinho has made it 2-0 for Villa at the Etihad Stadium.

60′ That’s Mo Salah’s music. It’s still 1-1 and Klopp thinks the Egyptian King is fit to give him at least a half-hour in pursuit of a trophy.

HT at Anfield and the Etihad Stadium. Villa leads City. Liverpool level with Wolves. As it stands, Man City will only win the league because Liverpool only picks up a point. But Mo Salah is on the bench…

39′ ANFIELD KNOWS that City is trailing thanks to a Matty Cash goal and there’s no way Liverpool’s players didn’t know from the roar. Still, Alisson has to make a huge lefthanded save to keep the game 1-1. Fantastic save.

31′ – It’s slowed down a bit, surely to pick up if the stadium gets any sort of update from Man City

24′ – EQUALIZER! – Sadio Mane just stays onside to turn past Conor Coady and it’s a near-perfect finish past Sa. 1-1.

20′ – All that said, Wolves nearly have it 2-0 as Leander Dendoncker comes very very close to cutting the ball inside the near post from a tight, tight angle.

15′ – The hosts are buzzing now and boy does it look good when Liverpool is operating with this precision and energy. They are down 1-0 and on any other day you’d guess this one’s going to end with the Reds winning by three or four. But the pressure, being down early with one of the quadruple jewels threatening to comically saunter out the door, is a variable.

11′ – Liverpool have a good chance to answer but Jose Sa and his back line scramble together a goal line clearance, one that neither clatters off Sa and into the Wolves goal. This one’s gonna be a tasty one, isn’t it?

3′ – GOOOOOAAAALLLLLL – Someone forgot to tell Raul Jimenez and Pedro Neto that they were entering a conditional coronation, because Wolves have sliced through the Liverpool defense like the proverbial hot knife through butter. 1-0 to the visitors and Jurgen Klopp looks stunned!


Liverpool team news, injuries, lineup (INJURY REPORT)

OUT: Fabinho (thigh), Joe Gomez (ankle)

Wolves team news, injuries, lineup

OUT: Nelson Semedo (thigh), Max Kilman (undisclosed), Romain Saiss (knock)

USMNT reportedly opens contract talks with Gregg Berhalter; Good or bad idea?

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Gregg Berhalter may be sticking around the United States men’s national team program, giving the USMNT coaching continuity as it moves from 2022 World Cup Round of 16 member to 2026 World Cup co-host.

ESPN’s Jeff Carlisle says that Berhalter is beginning contract discussions with the United States Soccer Federation but also interested in taking a job in Europe with his profile having risen alongside the USMNT at the World Cup.

Berhalter’s current contract ends at the end of the calendar year, and the Yanks have scheduled a domestic camp in January and friendlies against Serbia and Colombia.

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Berhalter has done some good things for the program, most notably winning the CONCACAF Nations League and Gold Cup with two different groups. He also straightened out the defending, for the most part, and got out of the World Cup group.

Berhalter successfully recruited Sergino Dest and Yunus Musah, two of the program’s stars at the World Cup. He also convinced Malik Tillman, Gaga Slonina, and Jesus Ferreira that the U.S. was the right place for their national team futures.

He also, subjectively, was slow if not downright stubborn in acquiesing to certain points-of-view that made the team better. From Tyler Adams as a right back at the outset of his tenure to saying Tim Ream didn’t fit how he wanted to play about a month before the World Cup… then playing him every minute of the tournament.

But for the most part when lessons were learned, they stayed learned.

Should Gregg Berhalter continue as USMNT boss?

Let’s start here, because it’s necessary: It’s clear that Berhalter cared about his players and the project, whether you like the way he operated or not. This wasn’t a half-assed operation, but one with passion.

So does he still have that passion? Only he can answer that, and if he’d like to get more matchdays in his life then maybe he does want to go back to the club game.

And frankly, that’s fine either way, because his four years with the program were neither amazing nor pitiful. They can be described as anything from a slight disappointment to a minor success, depending on your perspective and expectations.

If you believe that picking up the pieces from the absolute travesty that was failing to qualify for the World Cup from the richest nation and one of the two most talented nations amongst CONCACAF men’s programs was really hard, then you think Berhalter getting the men to the 2022 World Cup and surviving the group with a young group was a solid step in the right direction and a minor success.

If you believe that the American soccer climate is such that you should always make the World Cup out of one of the world’s lesser confederations and that the Yanks progressed as the second team of a group in which they were the second-ranked team according to FIFA and Elo Ratings, well, you can have a different standard.

The Yanks will never again fail to qualify for the World Cup given the expanded field, but hosts have historically had a drastically-improved chance to reach the semifinals. THe federation would have to be confident that picking the best squad regardless of how it reflects on his previous selections — let alone a Best XI — is going to happen under a given coach.

Berhalter’s 49 and is far from the worst or best boss in USMNT history. Whoever’s in the job four years from now will have a chance to go down as either one. Choose wisely, fed. And Gregg! Who knows how far his star could rise with a solid run in Europe, and history says there will be the chance to reconnect with the USMNT job.

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Premier League table, 2022-23 season

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If it’s the 2022-23 Premier League table you’re after, you’ve come to the right place.

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We’re at the 2022 World Cup break, and the final few rounds of Premier League fixtures caused so many shocks.

Who’s looking like title contenders and/or favorites?

Almost at the halfway mark of the 2022-23 season, Arsenal and Manchester City are looking head and shoulders above the rest.

The Gunners will have their hands full for the duration of their title challenge, as Erling Haaland continues to take the Premier League by storm with an almost impossible goal-scoring record.

Newcastle, Tottenham and Manchester United are locked in a battle for the top four, while Liverpool have improved and will be back in the Champions League scrap and Chelsea are struggling.

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Who are the early-season candidates for relegation?

Newly promoted Nottingham Forest moved off the bottom of the table with a win before the break, with Wolves and Southampton currently occupying the other two relegation places.

Leicester have picked up a few big wins, while West Ham, Everton and Leeds all find themselves within a few points of the bottom-three after a topsy-turvy start.

Below you will find the latest Premier League table.


Premier League table – Matchweek 16

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England vs France: How to watch live, stream link, team news

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Match 59 of the 2022 World Cup features a pair of European heavyweights duking it out for a place in the semifinals when England faces France on Saturday.

Didier Deschamps’ France is bidding to become a back-to-back World Cup winner, but Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions are tournament-hardened and have shown their explosive nature three times this tournament.

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France beat Poland 3-1 in its Round of 16 match while England overcame a dodgy start to pound Senegal 3-0.

Neither team can say its faced a test like this in the tournament, and this could be a fantastic fight in Qatar.

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Here is everything you need for England vs France.


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

Kick off: 2pm ET, Saturday, December 1
Stadium: Al Bayt Stadium, Al Khor
TV channels en Español: Telemundo
Streaming en Español: Peacock (all 64 matches)


Key storylines, players to watch closely

England will look to Harry Kane, though the question remains who will flank the Tottenham center forward. Marcus Rashford’s been very good but Bukayo Saka and Phil Foden got the starting spots against Senegal and it paid off for Southgate.

Kylian Mbappe has been borderline unstoppable and will test Harry Maguire, John Stones, and friends and Antoine Griezmann pulls the strings in behind and Aurelien Tchouameni continues to strengthen his reputation in the center of the pitch.


England quick facts

Current FIFA world ranking: 5
World Cup titles: 1 (1966)
World Cup appearances: 15
How they qualified: Qualified automatically from UEFA
Coach: Gareth Southgate
Key players: Harry Kane, Jude Bellingham, Jordan Pickford

France quick facts

Current FIFA world ranking: 4
World Cup titles: 2 (1998, 2018)
World Cup appearances: 15
How they qualified: Qualified automatically from UEFA (Won Group D)
Coach: Didier Deschamps
Key players: Kylian Mbappe, Raphael Varane, Antoine Griezmann

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Croatia vs Brazil: How to watch live, stream link, team news

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World Cup-savvy Croatia stands in the way of stylish Brazil’s pursuit of a sixth World Cup crown, and the pair promise a complex match-up on Friday in Al Rayyan.

Match 58 of the 2022 World Cup kicks off the quarterfinals as Neymar leads Tite’s star-studded CONMEBOL powers into a match against the 2018 runners-up.

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Croatia got past Japan in penalties and will now dream of the two wins that could set it back in the final where France could again be waiting for a juicy rematch.

Croatia needed penalties to get past Japan in the Round of 16, while Brazil pasted South Korea 4-1.  Croatia has never beaten Brazil in four meetings, losing at the 2006 and 2014 World Cups.

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Here is everything you need for Croatia vs Brazil.


How to watch Croatia vs Brazil live, stream link and start time

Kick off: 10am ET, Friday, December 9
Stadium: Education City Stadium, Al Rayyan
TV channels en Español: Telemundo
Streaming en Español: Peacock (all 64 matches)


Key storylines, players to watch closely

Croatia’s Dominik Livakovic was fantastic in penalties versus Japan to get here, but Luka Modric continues to do the things that get Croatia out of trouble and puts the opponents into heaps of it. Josko Gvardiola has arguably been the defender of the tournament, and the 20-year-old looks to test his mettle again against the Selecao.

Pick a Brazil player who’s failed to impress and you’ve achieved a mighty feat. Neymar’s been fantastic when healthy while RIcharlison is in serious pursuit of the Golden Boot. Alisson Becker flexed his muscles once or twice versus South Korea and figures to be busier as the competition continues to heat up in Qatar.


Croatia quick facts

Current FIFA world ranking: 12
World Cup titles: 0
World Cup appearances: 6
How they qualified: Qualified automatically from UEFA (1st place)
Coach: Zlatko Dalic
Key players: Luka Modric, Andrej Kramaric, Mateo Kovacic, Josko Gvardiol

Brazil quick facts

Current FIFA world ranking: 1
World Cup titles: 5 (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994, 2002)
World Cup appearances: 22
How they qualified: Qualified automatically from CONMEBOL (1st place)
Coach: Tite
Key players: Neymar, Thiago Silva, Casemiro, Alisson Becker

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