Football benefits when two teams want to play – Guardiola’s praise for beaten Bristol City

Pep Guardiola hailed Bristol City’s tactics after Manchester City needed a stoppage-time header from Sergio Aguero to claim a 2-1 win in Tuesday’s EFL Cup semi-final first leg. The Championship side – who knocked out Manchester United in the last round – led at the interval thanks to a Bobby Reid penalty that the striker

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Zidane ‘cannot imagine Madrid without Ronaldo’

Cristiano Ronaldo leaving Real Madrid is an unimaginable prospect for coach Zinedine Zidane. The Portuguese star remains the subject of growing speculation over his future, with reports suggesting Ronaldo is unsettled at the Santiago Bernabeu. It stems from the 32-year-old’s apparent displeasure at his contract, with Barcelona rival Lionel Messi and Paris Saint-Germain’s Neymar said

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