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By Mike Collett LONDON, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Two of Europe's greatest clubs with 15 European Cup successes between them renew their rivalry at Anfield on Wednesday with Liverpool looking to preserve their unlikely 100 percent record against Real Madrid in Europe's elite competition. While that match evokes past and present glory, Barcelona play Ajax Amsterdam in another Champions League match between European aristocracy with eight European Cup wins between them. ...
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Liverpool wins thriller in Premier LeagueLONDON (AP) -- Liverpool beat Queens Park Rangers 3-2 on an own goal in the fifth minute of injury time Sunday in the Premier League.


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ROME, Oct 20 (Reuters) - If anyone can breach Bayern Munich's apparently impregnable defence, then it is AS Roma and their talismanic forward Francesco Totti. Last year's Serie A runners-up, who host Bayern at the Stadio Olimpico in a Champions League Group E match on Tuesday, have hit the target in each of their nine games this season, scoring a total of 20 goals with Totti providing three of those plus four assists. Just past his 38th birthday and in his 23rd season at his only professional club, Totti has been a fundamental part of Roma's resurgence under French coach Rudi Garcia. ...
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* Liverpool edge thriller 3-2 as QPR score two own goals * Rodgers says Reds were lucky to win after late goal flurry * Penalties for both sides in controversial Stoke-Swansea clash (Adding details, quotes) By Mike Collett LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Liverpool scored a stunning 3-2 win over bottom side Queens Park Rangers with four goals coming in a frenzied seven-minute finale at Loftus Road as the drama continued in the Premier League on Sunday. ...
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Reuters sports schedule at 0001 GMT on Monday: - - - - NFL Seattle lose again, Packers march on Defending Super Bowl champions the Seattle Seahawks suffered a second straight defeat with a 28-26 loss at the St Louis Rams, while the Green Bay Packers and quarterback Aaron Rodgers continued their great form with a 38-17 win over Carolina.(NFL/ (PIX), moved, 500 words) - - Manning goes for record against 49ers All eyes will be on Denver's Peyton Manning when he attempts to break Brett Favre's career touchdown passes record in front of the home folks as the Broncos face the San Francisco 49ers. ...
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Oct 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Belgian championship matches on Sunday Sunday, October 19Standard Liege 1 Zulte Waregem 2 aband. ...
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Schoenfeld scores twice, Crew beat Red Bulls 3-1HARRISON, N.J. (AP) -- Aaron Schoenfeld scored twice and the Columbus Crew beat the New York Red Bulls 3-1 on Sunday to move in a third- place tie in the Eastern Conference.


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By Toby Davis LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Raheem Sterling may be tired but he will not get a rest any time soon if he continues to prove decisive for a Liverpool side who relied on his incisive running and a lot of luck to beat Queens Park Rangers on Sunday. Far from proving a distraction the club-versus-country rumpus that erupted in the week, when the teenager told England manager Roy Hodgson he was feeling fatigue in his legs, seemed to be the catalyst for a performance full of aggressive intent. ...
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City looks to escape trouble in Champions LeagueMANCHESTER, England (AP) -- This was supposed to be the season Manchester City finally made a sustained push in the Champions League.


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(Adds details, quotes) By Tim Hanlon BARCELONA, Oct 19 (Reuters) - A first half Tiago header set up Atletico Madrid's 2-0 victory over Espanyol as they seek to get back on track following a stuttering start to the La Liga season. The Portuguese leapt well and steered a cross from Gabi into the top corner before the break and mid-way through the second half substitute Mario Suarez knocked the ball home from close range. Antoine Griezmann could have given them a more resounding win five minutes from the end but his shot with the keeper Kiko Casilla beaten came back off the outside of the post. ...