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UEFA Champions League: Lokomotiv loses to Juventus

Moscow FC Lokomotiv has lost 1:2 to Italy's FC Juventus in the UEFA Champions League group stage. The match took place yesterday evening at the Allianz Stadium in Italy's Turin. Alexey Miranchuk scored a goal for Lokomotiv …

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Alexander Grigoryan expelled from FC Tambov

According to the FC Tambov press service, the club terminated the contract with head coach Alexander Grigoryan. The contract was terminated by mutual agreement of the parties. The reason for dismissal is not specified, however, at …

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Head coach of Armenian football team resigns

Head coach of the Armenian national football team Armen Gyulbudaghyants has resigned, the Football Federation of Armenia (FFA) said. According to a specialist, the reason for his resignation is that the Armenian …

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Euro 2020 qualifiers: Armenia loses to Finland

Finland defeated Armenia 3-0 the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying in Turku yesterday evening. Norwich striker Teemu Pukki scored twice in the second half (61' and 88'), with Fredrik Jensen opening the scoring for the hosts …

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Russia qualifies for UEFA Euro 2020

Russia’s national football team hammered Cyprus 5-0 yesterday evening in Nicosia to qualify for the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship (UEFA Euro 2020). After eight matches, Russia is number two in its Group I, with 21 …

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Iranian women attend first football match in 40 years

Iranian women watched the country’s national football team for the first time in 40 years, celebrating their long-awaited access to the national stadium. About 3,500 women have attended the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification …

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UEFA Euro qualifiers: Kazakhstan beaten by Cyprus

Cyprus national football team has defeated Kazakhstan 2:1 in UEFA 2020 Euro qualifiers, which took place in Nur-Sultan. Kazakhstan's Temirlan Erlanov opened the scoring (34′), but Pieros Sotiriou (73′) and …

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UEFA Euro qualifiers: Russia defeats Scotland

Russian national football team has defeated Scotland 4:0 in UEFA 2020 Euro qualifiers, which took place at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow. Russian team's captain Artyom Dzyuba scored two goals (57th and 70th minute). Magomed …

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FC Dynamo’s head coach resigns

Dmitry Khokhlov, head coach of FC Dynamo Moscow, has resigned as head coach, the club’s press service informed today. "After the Orenburg - Dynamo match of the RPL’s 12th round, which took place today, …

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UEFA Europa League: FC Qarabag beats Dudelange

Azerbaijani football club Qarabag have thrashed Luxembourgish Dudelange 4-1 in the UEFA Europa League Group A match in Luxembourg. Qarabag`s Abdellah Zoubir found the net in the 11th minute before Míchel headed in the second in …

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UEFA Champions League: Lokomotiv beats Atletico

Atletico Madrid defeated Lokomotiv Moscow in the UEFA Champions League Group Stage football match, which was held yesterday evening in Moscow. Atletico Madrid's forward Joao Felix scored his first goal in the Champions League to …

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St. Petersburg to host UEFA Champions League final match

The 68,000-capacity Gazprom Arena in Russia’s St. Petersburg has been chosen as the venue for the final match of the UEFA Champions League 2020/21, President of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), the governing body of …

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Infantino calls Iran to allow women into stadiums

Fifa president Gianni Infantino says Iran must start allowing women into football stadiums. Iranian women have been banned from stadiums when men's teams have been playing since just after the Islamic Revolution in 1979, BBC reports. But …

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Turkey beats Moldova in EURO 2020 football qualifiers

Turkey defeated Moldova with a 4-0 win in Group H of the EURO 2020 qualifiers Tuesday, Anadolu agency reports. Turkey opened the scoring at Zimbru Stadium in Kishinev, when Everton striker Cenk Tosun managed to get past the keeper with …

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Russia hit back to beat Scotland in Euro qualifier

Russia recovered from conceding an early goal to beat Scotland 2-1 away in their Euro 2020 Group I qualifier on Friday, Euronews reports. John McGinn raised Scottish hopes by knocking in a loose ball for his first international goal …

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