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Aguero beats Ronaldo and Messi to top AP Global 10LONDON (AP) -- Sergio Aguero held off Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to top this week's AP Global Football 10, after scoring all four goals in Manchester City's 4-1 win over Tottenham last weekend.


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Atletico aims to jump-start attack against MalmoBARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Atletico Madrid will rely on its home-field advantage and mastery of set pieces when it hosts Swedish champion Malmo in the Champions League on Wednesday.


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Reuters sports schedule at 1400 GMT on Tuesday: - - - - SOCCER Champions League group stage (1845 unless stated) CSKA Moscow v Manchester City (1600) AS Roma v Bayern Munich APOEL Nicosia v Paris St Germain Barcelona v Ajax Amsterdam Chelsea v Maribor Schalke 04 v Sporting Lisbon BATE Borisov v Shakhtar Donetsk FC Porto v Athletic Bilbao Barca aim to get campaign back on track against Ajax BARCELONA - Barcelona lost their last Champions League game away to Paris Saint Germain and cannot afford now to be distracted now with the El Clasico at the weekend with Real Madrid as they take on Ajax. ...
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* Maori fixture cancelled * Singapore try to ensure they keep Suzuki Cup (Adds details, Singapore comment) WELLINGTON/SINGAPORE Oct 21 (Reuters) - The maligned pitch at Singapore's expensive new National Stadium has forced the cancellation of next month's Maori All Blacks' clash with the Asia-Pacific Barbarians, further hurting the invitational side's hopes of playing Super Rugby in the city-state. The Maori All Blacks were scheduled to play the Tana Umaga-coached team at the stadium, the centrepiece of the $1 billion Sports Hub, on Nov. ...
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By Sam Holden LONDON, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Liverpool must drop Mario Balotelli because they cannot afford any "passengers" when they host Real Madrid in the Champions League on Wednesday, says former Anfield defender Jamie Carragher. Italy striker Balotelli has scored only once in nine appearances since signing from AC Milan for 16 million pounds ($25.84 million) and has often cut a frustrated figure during a series of low-key displays. ...
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Spotlight on strikers as Madrid visits LiverpoolLiverpool and Real Madrid meet in a heavyweight Champions League match on Wednesday with their star strikers going through contrasting fortunes in front of goal.


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Verona stadium partially closed for racist chantsMILAN (AP) -- Hellas Verona has been ordered to play its next home match in Serie A with one end of its stadium closed because of fan racism.


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Real Salt Lake has lost its grip on third place in the Western Conference due to a slump that includes a loss to a Chivas USA team that is well out of the playoff race.
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Borussia Dortmund well-placed in Champions LeagueISTANBUL (AP) -- Borussia Dortmund is looking to the Champions League for refuge, even if that entails a daunting visit to Turkish league runner-up Galatasaray on Wednesday.


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MADRID, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Atletico Madrid midfielder Arda Turan does not care what people think about their football so long as they are successful, he said ahead of Wednesday's Champions League clash at home to Malmo. The La Liga winners and last season's Champions League finalists have a game plan based around a solid defence and hard work which Turan believes is the best way with the resources available to them. "I'm sorry that people may be critical. Our football may not be pretty but it's winning football," Turan told FIFA.com. ...