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David de Gea: Injured keeper a doubt for Man Utd v Liverpool

David de Gea started in Sweden after being left on the bench against Norway last week Goalkeeper David de Gea is a doubt for Manchester United’s Premier League game against Liverpool on Sunday after coming off injured on Spain duty. An injury-time Rodrigo equaliser earned a 1-1 draw and secured Spain’s spot …

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Teemu Pukki scores twice in Finland win over Armenia

Pukki has seven goals in Euro 2020 qualifying Norwich striker Teemu Pukki scored twice to boost Finland’s hopes of qualifying for Euro 2020 with a comfortable victory over Armenia. Finland are second in Group J, five points clear of Armenia and Bosnia-Herzegovina, who lost 2-1 to Greece. Pukki scored both …

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Spain scores injury time equalizer to secure in euro 2020

Rodrigo scored his eighth goal for Spain Three-time champions Spain qualified for Euro 2020 courtesy of Rodrigo’s injury-time strike in a draw in Sweden. Spain needed just a point to advance to next summer’s tournament but left it until the 92nd minute as Rodrigo converted Fabian Ruiz’s cutback. Sweden took …

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Esther Duflo: ‘Nobel Prize will be a megaphone’

Esther Duflo and her husband and fellow prize-winner Abhijit Banerjee Economics Nobel prize winner Esther Duflo says she wants to use the award “as a megaphone” in her fight to ease poverty and improve children’s education. Prof Duflo, only the second woman to win the economics award, told the BBC …

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Facebook puts on brave face with Libra

The Libra Association said it was on track to launch in 2020 After five major payments providers pulled out last week, Facebook’s Libra currency project looked to be on the rocks. But the remaining members have insisted it’s full steam ahead. The 21 founding companies in the Libra Association – …

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Cristiano Ronaldo scores 700th career goals

Ronaldo’s goal was his 95th for Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo reached a career landmark on Monday by scoring his 700th career goal in Portugal’s Euro 2020 qualifier at Ukraine. The 34-year-old scored a penalty as Portugal lost 2-1. His 700 goals so far have come from 973 matches – and he …

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