Man United Early Team News vs West Ham: Cavani, McTominay

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Sunday brings the Jesse Lingard Cup, I guess you could call it, when Manchester United visit West Ham United. The English attacking midfielder will be desperate to put Tuesday evening’s disaster behind him as quickly as possible.

His errant back pass, which perfectly set up the game-winning goal for Young Boys, was one of those “you got to see it” plays, and not in a good way. Lingard was dominant during his loan spell with the Hammers last season, so this match will be extra special for him.

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West Ham United Starting XI Prediction vs Dinamo Zagreb

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West Ham United are back in European competition- huzzah! Although it’s not the UEFA competition they wanted to be in, the Champions League, it’s still a major step in the right direction for the Hammers, who commence their Europa League campaign with a group stage clash at Dinamo Zagreb in Group H.

Let’s preview the east London side’s trip to Croatia on Thursday night, where they will take on that country’s top flight champions in UEL action.

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Paul Pogba Can Only Go to PSG or Real Madrid, Says Rio Ferdinand

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This week we learned that it isn’t actually inevitable that Paul Pogba will leave Manchester United after the end of this season. While his contract is still set to expire next summer, and there hasn’t been any major new developments in contract extension talks, you’ve probably seen/heard the narratives surrounding the French midfielder.

He can still be convinced to stay, via his teammates. Another factor working in Old Trafford’s favor is that there are so few places Pogba could actually leave for, as next to no one can afford him.

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Norm MacDonald Monologue the Best Moment in ESPYs History (Video)

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Yesterday, we were all extremely saddened when we heard the news that comic genius Norm MacDonald had passed away at the age of 61. The Canadian comedic actor had kept his long battle with cancer private for nine years, so in addition to the tremendous sorrow we all were feeling, there was also extreme shock.

MacDonald lives on in many ways, one of which is his work, which makes us revisit his 1998 ESPYs monologue. The jokes are a stark reminder that ESPN was a completely different animal back then.

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Man United News: Harry Maguire, Jesse Lingard, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

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Manchester United are coming off a shocking 2-1 loss to Young Boys in the UEFA Champions League group stage last night. Up next is a Premier League clash at West Ham United, a side they have absolutely owned recently.

That’s good news, as the Red Devils are definitely licking their wounds right now. The bad news is that United were certainly exposed last night. Re-signing Cristiano Ronaldo doesn’t solve all their problems, and Tuesday night was a stark reminder of that. And a lot is going on in the United news cycle today, so let’s run it all down!

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Lingard, Wan-Bissaka, Solskjaer Scapegoated for United Loss

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Pretty much no one saw this one coming- Manchester United fell at Young Boys 2-1 in UEFA Champions League group stage play. The manner in which it occurred was especially heart-breaking and demoralizing too.

Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring, early, and it looked like the visitors were going to cruise, until United right back Aaron Wan-Bissaka drew a straight red card and with that changed the complexion of the game.  Have a look below and judge for yourself if this was worthy of a red:

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Tottenham Hotspur Starting XI Prediction vs Stade Rennes

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Tottenham enter the new and unfamiliar world of the UEFA Conference League when they travel to France to face Stade Rennes on Thursday. What kind of team is manager Nuno Espirito Santo going to select for this game?

The north Londoners suffered their first Premier League defeat at the weekend and will want to make amends for that. The French side are a good team with a number of exciting talents, thus it will not be easy to come away with the three points.

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Tottenham Team News vs Stade Rennes: Son, Dier, Romero

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Tottenham continue their campaign in the inaugural edition of the UEFA Conference League against Stade Rennes on Thursday. With a host of players now unavailable, how will manager Nuno Espirito Santo respond?

The north Londoners had to go through a playoff against Pacos de Ferreira to get here and they will fancy their chances when facing the French side. Domestically, the shock loss at the weekend to Crystal Palace is one they want to put behind them, and they can do so by getting the three points in Europe here.

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Brian Kelly Nears ND Wins Record, Biggest Wins and Losses, Part 3

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Notre Dame Head Coach Brian Kelly is just now three wins behind Knute Rockne for the most all time by a Fighting Irish mentor. So an ACC title game win tomorrow (game preview at this link), plus two College Football Playoff victories and he would end the 2020 season knotted up with the patriarch of ND Football.

In a case of very strange coincidence, or perhaps just the circle of life, Rockne’s first season in charge was 1918. And as you might have read about online, or seen on the news, 1918 and 2020 have something in common, so how strange it would be if Kelly can tie the mark this season.

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Brian Kelly Nears ND Victory Record, Listing Biggest Wins, Losses Part 2

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For #2 Notre Dame the ACC Title Game, against #4 Clemson kicks off Saturday night in Charlotte. The 10-0 (9-0 in ACC play) Fighting Irish handed the Tigers (9-1, 8-1) their only loss of the season back on Nov. 7. Yet the Irish are underdogs here again, almost as substantially an underdog as they were last mont when the two teams clashed in South Bend.

If you’re into sports betting then you probably know that Clemson are 7.5 point favorites here, with a moneyline of -350. The Irish were 8 point dogs heading into the big upset of the then #1 Tigers. For this game, the moneyline prices them at +260.

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Brian Kelly Nears ND Victory Record, Listing Biggest Wins, Losses Part 1

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Yesterday, in a blowout of Syracuse on Senior Day, Ian Book become the all-time winningest quarterback in Notre Dame history. He led the Fighting Irish to victory number 30, by the score of 45-21 over the Orange, and now the ACC Title Game against Clemson awaits a week from Saturday.

As one ND victory record falls, another one approaches. Head Coach Brian Kelly is just now three behind Knute Rockne for the most wins all time by a Fighting Irish Head Coach. So an ACC title game win, plus two College Football Playoff victories and he would end the 2020 season knotted up with the Godfather of ND Football.

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Manchester City Starting XI Prediction vs RB Leipzig

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Manchester City resume their quest to win the Champions League when they host RB Leipzig on Wednesday. What kind of team will Pep Guardiola select for this game?

City got an important win at the weekend as they beat Leicester City to continue their winning streak in the Premier League. They come into this game facing a Leipzig team that has lost their last two matches.

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