world soccer 22.9.2017 07:40 pm

Injured Neymar to miss first PSG game

Neymar will miss Paris Saint-Germain’s Ligue 1 game at Montpellier on Saturday after the world’s most expensive player injured his right foot, the French champions confirmed.

The Brazilian striker has made an immediate impact at his new club with four goals and four assists from his first five outings since moving to the French capital from Barcelona.

Injured Neymar to miss first PSG game
Injured Neymar to miss first PSG game

Injured Neymar to miss first PSG game

Neymar will miss Paris Saint-Germain’s Ligue 1 game at Montpellier on Saturday after the world’s most expensive player injured his right foot, the French champions confirmed.

Neymar, Ronaldo, Messi on FIFA best player shortlist
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Neymar, Ronaldo, Messi on FIFA best player shortlist

Neymar was named alongside Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi on the three-man shortlist for the Best FIFA Men’s Player Award, which was announced in London on Friday.
League Cup is a waste of energy – Guardiola
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League Cup is a waste of energy – Guardiola

Pep Guardiola has called the League Cup “a waste of energy” as the Manchester City manager joined old rival Jose Mourinho in questioning the worth of the competition.
Mourinho showers praise on ‘happy’ Martial
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Mourinho showers praise on ‘happy’ Martial

Jose Mourinho praised French winger Anthony Martial on Friday for his improved attitude and on-field performances in Manchester United’s strong start to the season.
Klopp vows to keep attacking
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Klopp vows to keep attacking

Jurgen Klopp insists he won’t ditch his attacking principles despite Liverpool’s recent struggles.
Chelsea boss Conte takes high road over Costa rift
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Chelsea boss Conte takes high road over Costa rift

Antonio Conte refused to take a parting shot at Diego Costa on Friday after the exiled Chelsea striker got his wish to rejoin Atletico Madrid.
Manchester City’s Gundogan gets injury boost
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Manchester City’s Gundogan gets injury boost

Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan received an injury boost on Thursday as tests showed he hasn’t suffered serious damage to his left knee.
Kurzawa video footage ‘taken out of context’ – agent
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Kurzawa video footage ‘taken out of context’ – agent

Footage of Paris Saint-Germain and France defender Layvin Kurzawa criticising national coach Didier Deschamps — and which led to a blackmail plot against him — was “taken completely out of context”, according to his agent.
Costa to return to Atletico from Chelsea
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Costa to return to Atletico from Chelsea

Chelsea and Atletico Madrid announced Thursday that they had reached an initial agreement that would see Diego Costa return to the Spanish club.
Manchester United post record profits
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Manchester United post record profits

Manchester United announced record revenues and operating profits on Thursday despite missing out on the riches of the Champions League last season.
Chelsea’s Luiz ‘must’ play despite broken wrist – Conte
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Chelsea’s Luiz ‘must’ play despite broken wrist – Conte

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is pinning his hopes on David Luiz playing against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League next week even though the defender has a broken wrist.
MP accuses FA over Sampson scandal
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MP accuses FA over Sampson scandal

A lawmaker on Thursday accused the Football Association of an “inexcusable” lack of leadership following the sacking of England Women’s manager Mark Sampson for “inappropriate and unacceptable behaviour” during his time at a previous club.
Neuer injury thrusts Ulreich into Bayern limelight
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Neuer injury thrusts Ulreich into Bayern limelight

Sven Ulreich considered quitting Bayern Munich over the close season due to a lack of chances, but Manuel Neuer’s latest injury has propelled his understudy into the spotlight.
Guardiola hopeful over Gundogan injury scare
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Guardiola hopeful over Gundogan injury scare

Pep Guardiola is hopeful Ilkay Gundogan won’t be sidelined for long after the Manchester City star was injured on his return from a serious knee problem.
United, City into League Cup fourth round
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United, City into League Cup fourth round

Marcus Rashford fired Manchester United into the League Cup fourth round as the holders crushed Burton 4-1, while Manchester City eased through with a 2-1 win at West Bromwich Albion on Wednesday.
Manchester United, Manchester City into League Cup fourth round
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Manchester United, Manchester City into League Cup fourth round

Marcus Rashford fired Manchester United into the League Cup fourth round as the holders crushed Burton 4-1, while Manchester City eased through with a 2-1 win at West Bromwich Albion on Wednesday.
Wales bid to stage Euro 2020 matches
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Wales bid to stage Euro 2020 matches

The Football Association of Wales has been invited to bid again to stage matches at the 2020 European Championships.
FIFA investigate Chelsea over youth recruitment
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FIFA investigate Chelsea over youth recruitment

Premier League champions Chelsea are the subject of a FIFA investigation, reportedly for possible breaches over the signing of foreign youth players, world football’s governing said on Wednesday.
Atletico Madrid stadium to host 2019 Champions League final
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Atletico Madrid stadium to host 2019 Champions League final

Atletico Madrid’s new 68,000 capacity Wanda Metropolitano stadium will host the 2019 Champions League final, European football’s governing body UEFA announced on Wednesday.
England women’s football coach Sampson to quit – reports
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England women’s football coach Sampson to quit – reports

Mark Sampson is set to step down as coach of the England women’s football team after almost a year of controversy over allegations of racism and harassment, the BBC reported on Wednesday.
Dutch international Krul makes Brighton move permanent
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Dutch international Krul makes Brighton move permanent

Brighton and Hove Albion’s Dutch international goalkeeper Tim Krul is eligible to face former club Newcastle United at the weekend after making his loan move permanent on Wednesday.
UEFA call on European leaders to help regulate transfer market
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UEFA call on European leaders to help regulate transfer market

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has called for greater support from Europe’s political leaders to help introduce measures to regulate the transfer market on the continent.
Roy Hodgson urges caution despite Palace win
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Roy Hodgson urges caution despite Palace win

Roy Hodgson says it will take time for Crystal Palace to get back on track despite securing a much-needed win in the League Cup to end a dismal run of form.
Mourinho similar to ‘no-nonsense’ Clough, says Burton boss
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Mourinho similar to ‘no-nonsense’ Clough, says Burton boss

Burton Albion boss Nigel Clough says there are similarities between his father Brian and Jose Mourinho as he prepares for a daunting trip on Wednesday to face Manchester United in the League Cup.
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Morgan at the double as USA women thrash New Zealand

Alex Morgan scored twice as the United States thrashed New Zealand 5-0 in a women’s international football friendly on Tuesday.
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Football: Malaysia, N. Korea to play in Pyongyang

An Asian Cup qualifying match between Malaysia and North Korea that was delayed by a row over the murder of Kim Jong-Un’s half-brother will be played in Pyongyang, officials said Wednesday.

results

Chiefs 0-0 Arrows
AmaZulu 1-1 P Stars
Wits 1-0 Pirates
Baroka 2-2 Ajax CT

fixtures

Maritzburg Utd vs FS Stars
Arrows vs Chippa Utd
Ajax CT vs CT City
Chiefs vs Baroka

psl log

# Team GP Pts
1 Golden Arrows 6 12
2 Baroka FC 6 12
3 Orlando Pirates 6 11
4 Kaizer Chiefs 6 9
5 Cape Town City 5 9
6 Maritzburg United 5 8
7 AmaZulu 6 8
8 SuperSport United 4 7
9 Mamelodi Sundowns 3 6
10 Ajax Cape Town 5 5
11 Bloem Celtic 4 5
12 Chippa United 5 5
13 Bidvest Wits 6 5
14 Free State Stars 5 4
15 Polokwane City 6 4
16 Platinum Stars 6 2

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