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PSG-Man City: “The war continues. I believe in my team” – Neymar

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On Wednesday, Paris Saint-Germain lost, 1-2, in the semi-final first leg of the Champions League against Manchester City.

Neymar Jr, 29-year-old striker, unrecognizable on the pitch with a match very below his means, spoke on his Twitter account, leaving a message of hope and combative. He focuses on the return match and meets the Citizens.

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“1% chance 99% faith” says Neymar Jr

“We lost a battle, but the war continues. I believe in my team, I believe we can be better than we have been. 1% chance 99% faith “

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Brazilian head coach Tite and ex international, Juninho Paulista ​have condemned the racist attack on Richarlison in Paris, during the game against Tunisia at the Parc des Princes.

A banana was thrown at the Tottenham Hotspur forward during his goal celebration when he restored the five-time world champions lead in the 19th minute, to cancel Tunisian Montassar Talbi equalizer.

Speaking after the game, Juninho said, “The reason why I came here is to talk about the racism our player suffered during the game. The Brazilian Football Confederation, CBF released a statement about this and I came here (to the press conference) to retirate this position. I severely condemn all racist conduct.”

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The Brazilian football confederation in a tweet after the game stated, “After Brazil’s second goal, a banana was thrown towards Richarlison. The CBF reinforces its stance against discrimination and vehemently repudiates yet another episode of racism in football.”

The former Everton forward also called on FFIA to act and not just speak about it. ​

“The process of education and punishment should also be at the stadium,” Tite said.

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“We shouldn’t be hearing all sorts of insults from the fans. Entities should intervene and take the right actions. This is education of our young stars, our children, grand children. Whoever misbehaved must be punish,” he explained.

Tite added, “The Tunisian fans disrespected our national anthem, they booed us. That’s not respect. Football governing body needs to act quickly incidents like this.”

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Chelsea sack long-serving physiotherapist Thierry Laurent via Zoom call

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Chelsea have sacked their long-serving head physiotherapist Thierry Laurent following a series of other high-profile shake-offs made by the club’s new owner Todd Boehly.

According to Metro, the dismissal of Laurent, who spent 17 years at the club and worked with different managers in the Blues titles triumphs was announced during a “short Zoom call” on Tuesday.

Laurent was said to be in shock by the announcement of his unexpected dismissal and was subsequently informed that the new owners wanted to bring in their own people.

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His dismissal followed a series of sacking Boehly-led new ownership has embarked on since the purchase of the club from Roman Abramovich in May.

Immediately he took over, the likes of Marina Granovskaia, Bruce Buck and Petr Cech all left the club.

More recently was the sacking of Chelses manager Thomas Tuchel last month replaced by former Brighton manager Graham Potter. Boehly said Tuchel’s vision for the club was different from those of the board members.

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Chelsea’s  medical director Paco Biosca also left the club after 11 years at Stamford Bridge.

The new owners have been vocal about plans to reshape and restructure the club’s medical department after conducting a 100-day review to determine where improvements are necessary.

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Algeria’s Fennecs edge Super Eagles 2-1 in friendly

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A controversial penalty tucked in by Riyad Mahrez, and a 28-yard scorcher by Youcef Atal saw Algeria complete a comeback and condemned the Super Eagles to a 2-1 defeat.

The international friendly played in Oran on Tuesday saw Nigeria open scoring early in the ninth minute through France –based Terem Moffi.

This was after Moffi escaped the attention of Algerian defenders and hooked the ball into the net as a shot by defender Calvin Bassey was deflected in a goalmouth melee.

Two–time African champions Algeria came close to getting the equalizer ten minutes later when goalkeeper Francis Uzoho upended Riyad Mahrez in the box from a counter-attack, but the hosts had already been caught off-side.

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Minutes later, the Super Eagles thought they were 2-0 up when Ademola Lookman finished calmly as they counter-attacked, but Algerian referee Mehrez Melki ruled it off-side.

Mahrez levelled up scores at 1-1 for the North Africans five minutes from recess when he slotted past Uzoho after referee Melki adjudged that Frank Onyeka had fouled Youcef Belaili in the Nigerian box.

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The Super Eagles were missing several first-team players, including strikers Victor Osimhen and Sadiq Umar, midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and defenders William Ekong and Jamilu Collins.

Notwithstanding, they created a hatful of chances in a frenetic first half that would have made the game a fait accompli. The hosts wrapped up the game when Youcef Atal, latching on to a free ball from 28 yards after a poorly cleared corner kick, slammed past a badly-positioned Uzoho.

Nigeria will next face Portugal in a friendly in Lisbon on November 17.

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