The influential Thiago Alcantara

Against Manchester United on Tuesday, Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara looked like he was playing a different sport - to his opponents, to his teammates, to pretty much anyone that had come before him in the Premier League.

Liverpool close gap

Liverpool have closed the gap with Premier League leaders Manchester City to a single point after defeating Arsenal 2-0 at Emirates Stadium.

Cristiano Ronaldo bags hat-trick

Manchester United beat Tottenham Hotspur 3-2 thanks to another magical night from Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored a hat trick to lead his team to victory at Old Trafford on Saturday.

Liverpool beat Chelsea in epic final

Liverpool won an epic League Cup final 11-10 on penalties over Chelsea on Sunday to claim the trophy for a record ninth time and complete step one of an unprecedented quadruple this season.


Real Madrid are the champions of Champions League

It felt like one of those old flicks they show on Saturday afternoons in which the gang successfully gets together for one final, big heist. Except, even without Mbappe, you suspect this won't be their last -- not when there's a guy like Ancelotti, one of the few men who can pull off the cardigan-cigar-shades combination and lead a team in transition to a league and cup double. Not with young guns - Vinicius, Valverde, Eduardo Camavinga, Rodrygo - already with the "big one" under their belt. Not with Courtois, in the prime of his career, staking a claim as the world's No. 1 between the posts and getting a few things off his chest. ("We showed again who is the King of Europe.")

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