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LYON, France (AP) — Seven-time French champion Lyon has a chance to end an eight-year trophy drought after qualifying for the League Cup final with a 4-3 win on penalties against Lille on Tuesday following a 2-2 draw. Lyon will play either Paris Saint-Germain or Reims in the April 4 final at the Stade de …

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Wins might still be in short supply for Mikel Arteta in Arsenal’s worst league campaign in a quarter of a century, yet some fighting spirit appears to have returned under the new manager. Just ask Chelsea. On a night of late goals in the Premier League, Arsenal played with 10 men for more than an …

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NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Defending champion Lazio was knocked out of the Italian Cup on Tuesday after a 1-0 loss at Napoli in a match which saw both teams have a player sent off in the first half. Napoli will face Fiorentina or Inter Milan in the two-legged semifinals. “We deserved more, we’re disappointed because …

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NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Defending champion Lazio was knocked out of the Italian Cup on Tuesday after a 1-0 loss at Napoli in a match which saw both teams have a player sent off in the first half. Napoli will face Fiorentina or Inter Milan in the two-legged semifinals. “We deserved more, we’re disappointed because …

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NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Defending champion Lazio was knocked out of the Italian Cup on Tuesday after a 1-0 loss at Napoli in a match which saw both teams have a player sent off in the first half. Napoli will face Fiorentina or Inter Milan in the two-legged semifinals. “We deserved more, we’re disappointed because …

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LONDON (AP) — Chelsea twice threw away the lead after Arsenal defender David Luiz was sent off on his return to Stamford Bridge on Tuesday, drawing 2-2 and wasting another chance to strengthen its hold on fourth place in the Premier League. Cesar Azpilicueta looked to have secured the victory for Chelsea in the 84th …

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ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United surrendered another big part of its MLS Cup-winning squad, trading midfielder Julian Gressel to D.C. United on Tuesday after failing to reach agreement on a new contract. Atlanta acquired $650,000 in targeted allocation money in 2020 and another $100,000 in 2021, with the possibility of receiving an additional $350,000 if …

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LONDON (AP) — Southampton continued its revival with a 2-0 victory at Crystal Palace that lifted the visitors into the top half of the Premier League on Tuesday. Nathan Redmond and Stuart Armstrong scored long-range goals in the first half as Ralph Hasenhuttl’s team made it six wins from its last eight games in all …

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CAIRO (AP) — Cameroon and Ivory Coast were drawn in the same World Cup qualifying group on Tuesday, meaning one of the West African soccer powers won’t make the 2022 tournament in Qatar. Mohamed Salah’s Egypt will face Gabon and star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubayemang, along with Libya and Angola in Group F. Sadio Mane’s Senegal, …

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NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge in Brooklyn sentenced Brazilian broadcast executive Jose Margulies to two years’ probation on Tuesday for acting as an intermediary in a scheme to exchange bribes for the media rights to South American soccer tournaments. Margulies participated in a “massive worldwide conspiracy” between 1991 and 2015 in which he …

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