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Zidane takes blame as Betis beat Real Madrid

Former Barcelona forward Christain Tello broke Madrid hearts when he struck the 82nd-minute winner against the Los Blancos as Betis beat Zinedine Zidane's men 2:1 on Sunday in La Liga. Therefore, Real Madrid are now two points behind Barcelona despite last week's triumph in the Clasico. Zidane shouldered the blame for the result. Betis opened the scoring through Sidnei before Karim Benzema scored the equalizer. "I blame myself for everything. I am responsible," the Madrid coach said. READ: Solskjaer pleased with Fernandes after confrontation with Guardiola "I will not explain what has happened but it has been our worst game of the season." Real Madrid are now 2 points behind Barcelona with 11 games left to play as they fight for the domestic title they last won in 2017. Zida...
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Barca set to appoint Setien as Valverde replacement

Barcelona have reportedly lined up former Real Betis coach Quique Setien as a possible replacement for Ernesto Valverde. Valverde oversaw training with the Catalan club on Monday but reports are rife that he would be sacked after two-and-a-half seasons in charge at the Camp Nou. Barcelona are expected to release a statement later on Monday evening after a lengthy board meeting was held earlier in the day with Setien's agent reportedly in the city and in negotiations with the club. GET THE LATEST FOOTBALL PREDICTIONS FOR TODAY Live Football Streaming Over 1.5 Goals predictions for today BTTS Tips for today The former Betis boss has previously not hidden his admiration for Barcelona's style of football in the past and will take over on a short-term deal until the end of t...
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Tottenham’s Lo Celso suffers groin injury on national duty

Tottenham midfielder and new signing Giovani Lo Celso has sustained a groin injury while on international duty with the Argentina national team. However, he played down the severity of the knock. Lo Celso, 23, was withdrawn from the game after 53 minutes in the nil-nil draw with Chile and is likely to miss the next game against Mexico on Wednesday. According to the Argentina national team official twitter account, the player suffered a blow to his left groin. READ: Manuel Pellegrini delighted by Jack Wilshere’s progress Regardless, in a chat with reporters, Lo Celso said: "My problem was only a blow. It is not something to worry about. "We deserved a bit more. We had a lot of chances to convert but it wasn't to be." The midfielder has played 19 times for Argentina and has...
Zidane – La Liga is the most difficult league to play in
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Zidane – La Liga is the most difficult league to play in

  Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has tried to deflect attention from his side's recent poor showing by stating that the La Liga is the best in the world. The La Liga Santander defending champions are currently in sixth position on the table, having drawn with Levante and Valencia, and losing all three points to Real Betis at the Bernabeu courtesy of a dying minutes winner from Tonny Sanabria When asked if he was worried about his side's recent showing as they prepare for a champions league tie with Borussia Dortmund, he seemed unfazed. READ: Rashford set for new contract offer from Man United “La Liga is the most difficult league to play in – I watch a lot of European football not none are as difficult as Spain is, so we have to maintain our high level. “I don’t t...