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Jones, Fred the worst of Man United's flops

Phil Jones' shambolic own goal summed up the latest abject display by Jose Mourinho's side, a 2-1 defeat vs. Valencia that cost United top spot in their Champions League group.

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ESPN FC 100: Ranking the best players

The Champions League round of 16 field is set and all 10 of our No. 1s will be involved. Check out our breakdown of the best men's players and managers by position.

Extra Time: Sacking Jose Mourinho, Liverpool injury woes

The FC guys answer your tweets on what it will take for Man United to sack Jose Mourinho, how Liverpool will make do with their injuries and more.

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How much credit do Man United deserve for UCL qualification?

Despite qualifying for the UCL round of 16, the FC crew focus in on Man United's 'deep-rooted' issues that resurfaced in their defeat at Valencia.

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Shaka Hislop's top five goalkeepers

ESPN FC's resident goalkeeping-expert Shaka Hislop lists his current top five netminders in world football.

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What's it like to face Luka Modric?

In 2018, Luka Modric won the Ballon d'Or and was named top midfielder in the ESPN FC 100. Past and present players discuss playing against him.

FC 100: Are Man City the attacking midfield kings?

There's Manchester City players on the list of the top attacking midfielders, but it's Arsenal's Mesut Ozil that ignites the debate.

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FC 100: Messi, Ronaldo, Griezmann fight for forward spot

It's the usual suspects leading the world's best forwards in 2018, but did Lionel Messi really have a better 2018 than Cristiano Ronaldo?

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FC 100: Is Pogba a top-five central midfielder?

Luka Modric leads a Clasico-dominated list of the best central midfielders, as Paul Pogba's positioning causes a stir.

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FC 100: De Gea or Ter Stegen the top keeper?

David de Gea is crowned king of goalkeepers in the 2018 FC100, but have some other No.1's been overlooked?

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FC 100: Cavani, Suarez trail Kane for leading striker

Harry Kane claims top spot amongst the best strikers in 2018 with Sergio Aguero and Edinson Cavani hot on his heels.

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FC 100: Top centre-back a closed shop

La Liga dominates amongst the top 10 central defenders in the world, but is Sergio Ramos the true pick of the bunch?

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FC 100: Who reigns at left-back?

Real Madrid's Marcelo holds onto his place as the best left-back, but there's controversy amongst his challengers.

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FC 100: Carvajal the right choice at right-back?

In a competitive list of the 10 best right-backs, Real Madrid's Dani Carvajal comes out on top.

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Transfer Rater: Gunners going for defence

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Transfer Talk: Spurs bracing for Real Madrid to poach Poch

Tottenham are having to ready themselves for Mauricio Pochettino to be taken off their hands by the Spanish giants. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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PSG put in the 'invisible work' to finish top of group

PSG were 11 individuals when they lost to Liverpool at the start of the Champions League. Now they are a team and showed it by finishing top.

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Sane 8/10 in orchestrating Man City comeback

Manchester City trailed Hoffenheim at home, only for Leroy Sane to score twice -- including an incredible free kick -- to earn a comeback win.

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Extra Time: Sacking Jose Mourinho, Liveprool injury woes

The FC guys answer your tweets on what it will take for Man United to sack Jose Mourinho, how Liverpool will make do with their injuries and more.

6:48

How much credit do Man United deserve for UCL qualification?

Despite qualifying for the UCL round of 16, the FC crew focus in on Man United's 'deep-rooted' issues that resurfaced in their defeat at Valencia.

2:43

Macca: Real Madrid fringe players not good enough

Steve McManaman says that Real Madrid topping their Champions League group has been marred by their two losses to CSKA Moscow.

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Are Man City Champions League favourites?

The FC panel assess if Manchester City deserve to be ahead of Barcelona and Juventus as the oddsmakers' favourite to win the Champions League.

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Breaking down Liverpool's next UCL opponent

The FC team examine the list of teams that Liverpool could face in the UCL round of 16 and who they'd match up best against.

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Can Spurs make it to the quarterfinals?

The ESPN FC crew weigh up the list of likely opponents that Tottenham could face Champions League round of 16.

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Is Pogba a must-start against Liverpool?

Citing his recent lack of form and slow pace of play for Man United, the FC guys question if Jose Mourinho should start Paul Pogba at Anfield.

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Extra Time: Happy Birthday, Steve Nicol!

The FC guys discuss Steve Nicol's reaction to Alisson's late save for Liverpool against Napoli, compare Koulibaly and Van Djik and much more.

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How Inter lost the plot against PSV

Gabriele Marcotti breaks down how a distracted Inter side failed to qualify for the group stages of the Champions League.

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Burley: Spurs won the lottery in Barcelona

Given Inter's draw with PSV and Barcelona having nothing to play for, Craig Burley says everything lined up for Tottenham to reach the UCL last 16.

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Nicol: Van Dijk tackle was 'borderline red'

Former Liverpool defender Steve Nicol suggests Virgil van Dijk was lucky to escape with a yellow card for his challenge on Napoli's Dries Mertens.

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Liverpool's pressure too much for Napoli

Steve Nicol and Gab Marcotti praise Liverpool's defensive efforts that saw them limit Napoli to just three shots on goal.

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Fantasy: Sign up, set line-ups for Premier League

ESPN has a brand new fantasy game! Compete against your friends or people around the world in the Premier League, La Liga, Champions League and Liga MX.

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Tennis star Djokovic sings in support of Red Star

He got slammed for backing Croatia at the World Cup, but Novak Djokovic was in his native Serbia on Tuesday supporting Red Star against PSG.

Pochettino jokes 'Redknapp's reality TV win a trophy for Spurs'

Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino congratulated the club's former manager Harry Redknapp after his victory on British TV show 'I'm a Celebrity' claiming it as the club's first trophy of the season.

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7-year-old Malea Emma's jaw-dropping national anthem

Before MLS Cup kicked off in Atlanta, young Malea Emma stole the show with another phenomenal rendition of the national anthem.

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