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2018 World Cup qualifiers: Spain dominate Italy, as other groups remain tantalisingly close

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THE DAY REPLAYED – In the eagerly-awaited pick of Saturday’s European FIFA World Cup Russia 2018™ qualifiers, Spain recorded a surprisingly resounding 3-0 win over Italy to ensure they finished the evening as undisputed Group G leaders, while Groups D and I remain as close as ever. The match between Croatia and Kosovo was postponed until Sunday 3 September because of ...

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Poor relationship with 7 players sealed Benítez’s fate

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Rafa Benítez’s poor relationship with the dressing room together with the team’s bad results were the main reasons for the manager’s dismissal. Sergio Ramos Benítez criticised the Spaniard’s mistake in the derby. “What pissed me off the most was Ramos’s mistake, he didn’t have to risk an unnecessary pass”. Cristiano Ronaldo The manager and the Portuguese superstar never hit it ...

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