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Diogo Jota scored a terrific hat-trick as Liverpool thrashed Atalanta in the Champions League
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Diogo Jota scored a terrific hat-trick as Liverpool thrashed Atalanta in the Champions League

Jurgen Klopp's side have won all three Group D games without conceding a goal, and victory in one of their remaining fixtures should be enough to take them through to the knockout stages. Portugal international Jota showed why he was given a start ahead of Roberto Firmino by scoring for a fourth consecutive game, dinking in a delightful opener before doubling the lead with a thumping strike at the near post. He completed his triple in the second period, collecting Sadio Mane's pass before going round goalkeeper Marco Sportiello and slotting into an open net. In between Jota's third, the Reds netted two quick-fire goals at the start of the second half as Mohamed Salah took full advantage of an exposed backline to run clear and curl home and Mane clipped in the fourth. The Se...
Liverpool 2-0 Midtjylland: Jota helps secure hard-fought Champions League win
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Liverpool 2-0 Midtjylland: Jota helps secure hard-fought Champions League win

Liverpool had to work hard to see off Midtjylland, Diogo Jota and Mohamed Salah getting the goals in a 2-0 triumph at Anfield. Diogo Jota scored the 10,000th goal in Liverpool's history as they laboured to a 2-0 win over Midtjylland, maintaining their 100 per cent start in Champions League Group D. After a woeful first-half display from Jurgen Klopp's side, Portugal forward Jota finished off a fine team move 10 minutes into the second period as he struck home from close range. Midtjylland's best chance fell to Brazilian Evander, who saw his shot on the turn flashed wide, while Liverpool missed further opportunities to increase their margin of victory.
Liverpool 2-1 Sheffield United: Jota helps champions return to winning ways
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Liverpool 2-1 Sheffield United: Jota helps champions return to winning ways

Roberto Firmino and Diogo Jota were on target for Liverpool, who had fallen behind to a Sander Berge penalty. Liverpool returned to winning ways in the Premier League as Diogo Jota's second-half goal secured a 2-1 win over Sheffield United at Anfield on Saturday. A controversial draw with Everton last time out followed a 7-2 humiliation at the hands of Aston Villa before the international break and Jurgen Klopp's side looked set for more disappointment when a Sander Berge penalty put the Blades ahead after 13 minutes. Robert Firmino's first of the season drew them level ahead of the interval, though, before Jota sealed all three points in the 64th minute with his second goal for the club following his move from Wolves last month.
Liverpool Hit Seven To Set Up Arsenal Tie In Carabao Cup
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Liverpool Hit Seven To Set Up Arsenal Tie In Carabao Cup

Liverpool thrashed League One side, Lincoln to set up a Carabao Cup fourth-round tie with Arsenal next week. Xherdan Shaqiri curled a fine free-kick into the top corner to put them ahead. Takumi Minamino and Curtis Jones both scored twice as the second-string Reds cruised through - with £41m Diogo Jota one of three debutants in the game. Tayo Edun pulled one back, Marko Grujic added a sixth for Liverpool, Lewis Montsma scored for Lincoln and Divock Origi got the Reds' seventh. Liverpool handed debuts to defenders Rhys Williams and Kostas Tsimikas, with former Wolves forward Jota coming on in the second half. Most of their goals were excellent. After Shaqiri's free-kick, Minamino curled home from outside the box and teenager Jones scored from Origi's cushioned header. ...
Liverpool To Complete £45m Signing Of Diogo Jota From Wolves
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Liverpool To Complete £45m Signing Of Diogo Jota From Wolves

Liverpool have agreed a £45m deal for Wolves forward Diogo Jota, with the 23-year-old set to head to Melwood on Saturday to undergo a medical before completing the deal. The move comes just hours after the Premier League champions secured the signing of Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich in a deal that could be worth up to £25m. Jota's arrival at Anfield could be made easier by Liverpool defender Ki-Jana Hoever moving to Wolves in a deal worth £10m, plus add-ons. Jota left Molineux before kick-off against Stoke in the Carabao Cup on Thursday and was an unused substitute at the weekend in the 2-0 win at Sheffield United . The Portuguese international forward has agreed a five-year deal and will follow Thiago Alcantara in moving to the Premier League champions The Portugue...
Ndidi blames Vardy and Schmeichel for ePremier League demolition
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Ndidi blames Vardy and Schmeichel for ePremier League demolition

After bowing to Diogo Jota on Thursday, the midfielder joked his Leicester City teammates were the reason he lost Wilfred Ndidi has suggested Jamie Vardy and Kasper Schmeichel's refusal of him playing Fifa 2020 caused the problem against Diogo Jota. Ndidi suffered an 8-2 obliteration against the Wolverhampton Wanderers star in the ePremier League invitational Round of 16 game. In the tournament designed to keep fans and players engaged during the lockdown, Jota as the captain scored four times to qualify for the quarter-final.
Europa League Highest Goal Scorers Revealed
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Europa League Highest Goal Scorers Revealed

After the conclusion of the UEFA Europa League last 32 fixtures on Thursday night, below are the current highest goal scorers chasing the golden boot in the Europe second top-flight league. Manchester United midfielder, Bruno Fernandes, has six goals in the Europa League after he scored a goal in his side’s 5-0 win over Club Brugge. Rangers’ Alfredo Morelos also has six goals alongside Wolves’ Diogo Jota, Frankfurt’s Daichi Kamada, and Slovan’s Andraz Sporar. UEFA Europa League top scorers after round of 32 fixtures: 6 goals: Alfredo Morelos (Rangers), Bruno Fernandes (Man United), Andraz Sporar (Slovan Bratislava), Diogo Jota (Wolves), Daichi Kamada (Frankfurt). 5 goals: Munir El Haddadi (Sevilla), Edin Visca (Istanbul Basaksehir), Marko Raguz (LASK). 4 goals: Myron ...
Wolves Get Major Boost Ahead of Liverpool Clash
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Wolves Get Major Boost Ahead of Liverpool Clash

  The Wolves  been handed a major boost ahead of their Premier League clash with Liverpool on Thursday night at Molineux Stadium. This is after Wolves manager, Nuno Espirito Santo confirmed in his pre-match press conference on Wednesday that Willy Boly and Diogo Jota are in contention to feature against Jurgen Klopp’s men following their recovery from injuries. Wolves head to the game following a 3-2 win over Southampton in their last encounter. “We have good news,” Nuno said as quoted by Liverpool’s official website. “We have Diogo integrating into the team, working with the squad, Boly also, so things are getting better.” Nuno added: “They’re very good and do things very well. It’s a very good, fantastic team. “Liv...
Wolves’ Traore anticipates tough clash against Crusaders
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Wolves’ Traore anticipates tough clash against Crusaders

The 23-year-old wants his side to be at their best when they face off with the Hatchetmen in the second-tier European competition Adama Traore is looking forward to a difficult game against Northern Irish side Crusaders in the second leg of their Uefa Europa League game in Belfast on Thursday. Nuno Espirito Santo’s men qualified for the European competition after finishing seventh in the Premier League last season. Wolves claimed a comfortable 2-0 victory in the first leg of the encounter at the Molineux Stadium thanks to goals from Diogo Jota and Ruben Vinagre, and need to avoid defeat to advance into the next round of the tournament.
United lose to City in Manchester Derby, Wolves Shock Arsenal
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United lose to City in Manchester Derby, Wolves Shock Arsenal

Manchester City defeated Manchester United 2-0 on Wednesday night, to take control of this season’s title race. Bernardo Silva and Leroy Sane scored two second-half goals, to give City all three points at Old Trafford. For United, it was their seventh loss in nine fixtures. City now have 89 points, one more than Liverpool. At the Molineux, Arsenal’s top four hopes suffered a crushing blow, as they were beaten 3-1. The Gunners were three goals down in the first half, thanks to strikes from Ruben Neves, Matt Doherty and Diogo Jota. Sokratis’ header in the second half, was only a consolation for Unai Emery’s men.
Arsenal’s top-four hopes dented by defeat at Wolves
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Arsenal’s top-four hopes dented by defeat at Wolves

Arsenal’s fragility on the road returned as a 3-1 defeat at c on Wednesday put a huge dent in their hopes of a top-four finish in the Premier League. Arsenal needed only a point to reclaim fourth spot from Chelsea but conceded three times before the break. Unai Emery’s side were stunned as Wolves recovered from a slow start to take the lead with a stunning Ruben Neves free kick before Matt Doherty headed a second in the 37th minute. It got even worse for Arsenal in first-half stoppage time as they carelessly gave the ball away in midfield and Diogo Jota surged through to fire a shot past Bernd Leno. A late Sokratis header from Granit Xhaka’s cross was scant consolation for the Gunners fans who had made the trip to the Midlands. With three games left, Arsenal remain in fifth ...
Wolves Return From Behind To Defeat 10-man Manchester United
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Wolves Return From Behind To Defeat 10-man Manchester United

Manchester United missed the chance to move third in the Premier League as they threw away a lead, had a man sent off and lost at Wolves. Scott McTominay's low strike from 22 yards - his first goal for United - put them ahead after 13 minutes but the hosts equalised 12 minutes later as Diogo Jota coolly finished from a Raul Jimenez pass. The visitors had captain Ashley Young sent off in the 57th minute for two yellow-card offences after he twice fouled Jota in a five-minute spell. Wolves took advantage as they scored a scrappy second goal when David de Gea failed to collect the ball and it ricocheted off United defender Chris Smalling and into the net to give the hosts the win. The defeat was the first under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer since he was given the United manager's job o...
Matic urges Man United not to let top four slip away after FA Cup exit
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Matic urges Man United not to let top four slip away after FA Cup exit

Nemanja Matic says Manchester United must not blow their bid for a Premier League top-four finish after they were dumped out of the FA Cup in their second consecutive defeat under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Saturday’s 2-1 FA Cup quarter-final defeat at Wolves followed a 2-0 loss in the Premier League Arsenal last week, the first league reverse under the Norwegian interim boss. Fifth-placed United are just a point ahead of Chelsea and two points adrift of Arsenal after Solskjaer turned the season around following the sacking of Jose Mourinho, winning 14 of his 19 games and taking them to the Champions League quarter-finals. But Matic knows United must not let the top four slip away. “We have to give our best now to reach the top four. We cannot let it go like this. We are not happy w...
Wolves shock ‘poor’ Man United to reach FA Cup semis
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Wolves shock ‘poor’ Man United to reach FA Cup semis

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted Manchester United produced the poorest performance of his reign as Wolves sent them crashing out of the FA Cup on Saturday with a 2-1 quarter-final win. But United’s interim manager was remarkably upbeat despite his side’s flat performance, saying they had plenty more to fight for as they aim for a top-four finish in the Premier League and look forward to a Champions League last-eight tie against Barcelona. United were well beaten by an eager Wolves side who scored two goals in the space of six minutes in the second half through Raul Jimenez and Diogo Jota, with Marcus Rashford’s injury-time effort a consolation. Solskjaer had presided over a run of just two defeats in 18 games since replacing Jose Mourinho in December, progressing to the quarter-fina...
Wolves Boss Nuno Confident Of Keeping His Stars
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Wolves Boss Nuno Confident Of Keeping His Stars

  Wolves boss Nuno is confident of keeping his squad together. The likes of Ruben Neves, Diogo Jota and Helder Costa are all aged 24 or younger. Nuno said he doesn't lose any sleep over the fear of losing his star men. "Not at all, Because I ask the player and if he tells me he wants to stay here, that's more important," Nuno said "The first thing you have to know is tell the player that this will come naturally in your life, don't try to rush it. If you rush it, it will be a mistake for you. If you want to achieve that, it is normal. "The ownership, as a club, has to make profit. That's another part of the game. You are preparing and working, building and making them things to sell. It's normal, but you also have to tell them 'don't do it now'. ...