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23 Apr 2019 | 7:14 PM

Solskjaer demands derby reaction from 'hurt' United

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has demanded a strong reaction from his team, stunned by their 4-0 loss to Everton, when they face title-chasing Manchester City in Wednesday's Premier League derby at Old Trafford.

22 Apr 2019 | 8:08 PM

Five talking points from the Premier League weekend

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - The following are talking points from the weekend's Premier League action.

20 Apr 2019 | 11:20 PM

"I couldn't have done that" says Guardiola after City bounce back

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said he would not have been able to recover, as a player, from Wednesday's Champions League exit to Tottenham and then beat the same opponents on Saturday in the Premier League.

18 Apr 2019 | 10:21 PM

Thrilling to watch but Man City lack pragmatic steel in Europe

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Steel and pragmatism are words rarely associated with Pep Guardiola's thrilling Manchester City side, but they are characteristics that would have served them well in their Champions exit at the hands of Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday.

18 Apr 2019 | 8:41 PM

Welcome to the era of the 'provisional goal'

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - There are great goals, lucky goals, own goals, winning goals and now, in the era of VAR, we have the 'provisional goal'.

18 Apr 2019 | 6:27 PM

After all that, City face Spurs again with title pressure on

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Little over 60 hours after their extraordinary Champions League drama, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur will face each other again at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday, this time in the Premier League.

18 Apr 2019 | 6:52 AM

Guardiola vows City will 'stand up' in title race after 'cruel' exit

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said his team would "stand up" and fight for the Premier League title after their dreams of a quadruple were ended by Wednesday's dramatic exit from the Champions League to Tottenham Hotspur.

18 Apr 2019 | 6:29 AM

'That's why we love football', says Spurs manager Pochettino

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino hailed his team as "heroes" after Wednesday's astonishing Champions League quarter-final with Manchester City ended in an away goals win for his team after ending 4-4 on aggregate.

18 Apr 2019 | 7:11 AM

Spurs stun City to go through after seven-goal thriller, VAR drama

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - After an astonishing encounter at the Etihad Stadium, Tottenham Hotspur reached the semi-finals of the Champions League on away goals following a 4-3 defeat to Manchester City on Wednesday.

15 Apr 2019 | 3:07 AM

Salah screamer gives Liverpool vital win against Chelsea

LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - A spectacular strike from Mohamed Salah helped Liverpool maintain their two point lead over Manchester City in the Premier League title race with a crucial 2-0 win over Chelsea at Anfield on Sunday.