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Soccer-Weekend talking points from LaLiga
MADRID, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Real Madrid leave it late again, champions Atleti are struggling in front of goal, plus will Villarreal ever stop drawing?
Soccer-Chelsea's Tuchel says Pulisic doubtful for Villa clash
(Reuters) - Chelsea's American forward Christian Pulisic is still recovering from an ankle injury sustained on international duty this month and Wednesday's League Cup game against Aston Villa will likely come too soon for him, manager Thomas Tuchel said.
Soccer-Koeman not worried about Barcelona future, hopeful of turnaround
Sept 20 (Reuters) - Speaking ahead of Monday's home game against Granada, Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman said he is not worried about his future despite criticism in the wake of last week's drubbing by Bayern Munich in the Champions League.
Whitecaps, Rapids play to 1-1 draw
Brian White leveled the match in the 40th minute for his fifth goal of the season, and the visiting Vancouver Whitecaps earned a 1-1 draw against the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night.
Soccer-Decisions for good of team, says PSG's Pochettino after Messi substitution
Sept 20 (Reuters) - Paris St Germain manager Mauricio Pochettino has defended his decision to substitute forward Lionel Messi in Sunday's 2-1 win over Olympique Lyonnais in the French Ligue 1 and said the Argentine was okay with being taken off.
Portland edges LAFC, extends unbeaten streak
Dairon Asprilla and George Fochive scored as the Portland Timbers extended their undefeated streak to five matches with a 2-1 victory against visiting Los Angeles FC on Sunday night.
Soccer-Borja goal shocks Flamengo as Gremio leave Rio with 1-0 win
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Colombian striker Miguel Borja scored on the stroke of halftime to give Gremio a surprise 1-0 win way at Flamengo on Sunday and hand the Rio de Janeiro club their first league defeat in five matches.
Soccer-Ancelotti salutes Real Madrid fighting spirit after comeback win
VALENCIA (Reuters) - Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti praised his side for refusing to give in even when they were playing poorly, with his side snatching a 2-1 LaLiga win at Valencia after scoring two late goals on Sunday.
Soccer-Corinthians draw but extend unbeaten run to seven games
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Corinthians extended their unbeaten league run to seven games with a 1-1 draw at home to America in Brazil's Serie A on Sunday.
Soccer-Man City facing injury crisis as key battles loom large
MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Manchester City will have to field several youngsters in Tuesday's League Cup clash against Wycombe Wanderers as a number of players are suffering from injuries, manager Pep Guardiola said.
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