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Captain Pogba leads, Dalot impresses for Man United

With two goals and an assist, Paul Pogba led by example as Jose Mourinho's men eased past Young Boys. New signing Diogo Dalot enjoyed a fine debut.

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Pogba 9/10, Shaw 7/10 in complete Man United win

The Manchester United captain rose to the occasion and ensured the club started its Champions League campaign in the right direction.

Ronaldo sent off, could miss Old Trafford return

Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off in his side's opening Champions League match at Valencia on Wednesday.

Burley: Manchester United were excellent in UCL opener

Craig Burley sings Paul Pogba and Man United's praises after their win over Young Boys, but isn't convinced they'll advance from their group just yet.


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Delph epitomises Man City's flat loss to Lyon

Fabian Delph's crucial mistake led to Lyon's first goal, and things didn't get any better for the left-back -- or Manchester City -- in a 2-1 loss.

Sluggish, uninspired Man City stunned by Lyon

Lyon were ruthless in their Champions League opener vs. Man City, with Nabil Fekir & Co. pressing, rattling and punishing City on their own patch.

Lyon stun mistake-prone Man City at the Etihad

ESPN FC's Craig Burley and Shaka Hislop assess where Manchester City's UCL opener went wrong following their 2-1 defeat against Lyon.


In-form Bale 9/10, Kroos struggles vs. Roma

It was the Gareth Bale show again for Real Madrid, as the Welshman keyed the attack while Raphael Varane led the defence in Real's 3-0 win vs. Roma.

Ramos eclipses Scholes' UCL yellow-card record

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos picked up a record 37th yellow card in 115 Champions League games in his team's 3-0 Group G win over Roma.

What's behind Gareth Bale's scintillating form?

With a goal for Real Madrid in every competitive game, the FC crew examine what's led to Gareth Bale's sublime start to the season.



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Madrid not ready to be knocked off European throne

With Gareth Bale taking Cristiano Ronaldo's place, Real Madrid suggested vs. Roma they're ready to make yet another run at the Champions League.

Pochettino must restore Tottenham's confidence

Tottenham's win at Man United now seems a long time ago. The capitulation at Inter was a third consecutive loss, Mauricio Pochettino has work to do.


NFL's 32 top surprises, and rating whether each will continue

Antonio Brown's modest start. An unstoppable Patrick Mahomes. NFL Nation picks out what's real and what's a mirage from the first two weeks.

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NFL Week 3 Power Rankings: Rams are new No. 1 ... and chaos below

There's turnover at the top of the Power Rankings, with new teams cracking the top three. Plus: Why every team can be optimistic.

Watson 'not worried' about racist comments on Facebook

Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson reacts to racist comments posted about him on Facebook.


What was source of friction between Brady and Belichick?

Ian O'Connor explains how Bill Belichick's personality wore Tom Brady down by the 2017 season, creating turmoil.


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