Video: Neymar makes his case to the linesman and insists he was racially abused during brawl vs Marseille

There was absolute chaos at the end of PSG’s derby today where five players were sent off after a giant brawl kicked off.

It began with some pretty poor tackles going in, and it ended with a lot of scuffles, slapping and pathetic kicks – the type that only happen during football “brawls”

READ MORE: Video: Chaos between PSG and Marseille as five red cards shown

Expect to hear a lot more about this in the next few days, but it’s starting to look much more sinister as Neymar tried to plead with the linesman that he only reacted due to racial abuse:

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Andrea Pirlo: ‘I need a striker’ – Juve 5-0 Novara

Andrea Pirlo said he was satisfied with the team’s 5-0 victory over Novara but insists the club still needs a striker before the close of the transfer window.

The new coach spoke to Sky Sport Italia after the win and offered his thoughts on the teams performance and what he hopes for the season ahead.

“I am satisfied because it is the first game,” Pirlo told Sky, “We found we only had all our players available on Thursday, so we had only two days to prepare for the game and to try out things, so I am satisfied.

“The guys are committed, they had a good run-out and this was the most important thing.”

The team alternated between a three and four man defence while also alternating in attack, changing the line-up at half-time.

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What role will Miralem Pjanić play under Ronald Koeman?

Miralem Pjanić joined Barcelona in a swap deal with Juventus for Arthur Melo, but where will he fit in the plans of Ronald Koeman?

Signed by Barcelona ahead of the 2020/21 season with Arthur Melo going in the opposite direction to Juventus, Miralem Pjaić is one of the most established midfielders in the world. Known for his sensational range of passing, Pjanić excels in a deep-laying playmaker role. The 30-year-old makes up for his lack of pace and swiftness with his vision and passing. Having played as a regista, he failed to have a similar impact in that position under Juve’s previous manager Maurizio Sarri.

He is an admirable passer and offensive player but doesn’t contribute as much in defence. Pjanić is often tasked with staying in position rather than pushing into the opposition’s half. This ensures stability and helps in intercepting dangerous balls. With this in mind and … Read the rest

So, Carlsen Pave Path To Championship Showdown In Wealthy Tournament

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AASQ #84: Industry Nine, Tune and Hope talk hub engagement & spring/pawl versus ratchet

We know, there’s no such thing as a stupid question. But there are some questions you might not want to ask your local shop or riding buddies. AASQ is our weekly series where we get to the bottom of your questions – serious or otherwise. This one covers the fine micro and macro details of […]

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F1 social media trends of 2020

With the Liberty Media arrival in 2017, the regulations for drivers regarding social media were amended, and Formula 1 took a step towards online progress, which resulted in an immediate spike in popularity. And for three years, Formula 1 has been the most developing sport in social media. In the last year alone, the number of subscribers to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube accounts associated with Formula 1 was roughly 25 million, which is 33{3851c0879557ceb6c70cddb6630c7df9a9750acfd53fffec21979e603af26faa} more than in the previous year. These numbers are not that surprising, considering that the pinnacle of motorsport is popular even in with audiences that were previously difficult to win over, like India or the USA. But what are the current global social media trends of Formula 1?

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Team TECHEETAH Joins Extreme E’s Debut Season

ABB Formula E team Team TECHEETAH has announced they will enter the new all-electric off-road racing series Extreme E in its debut season next year.

The team is based in Jakarta, Indonesia and it will be the first the first team from Asia in the series with them also claiming they will focus on managing the development of drivers of that continent.

Team TECHEETAH Extreme E will be owned by the Indover Group and will race under the TECHEETAH name. The team will be managed by leading Chinese sports management and marketing company SECA that owns the DS TECHEETAH, with the organisation being led by the president Edmund Chu and team principal Mark Preston.

“We are motivated by the challenge that Extreme E poses and are excited by the car, the race locations, and the race format.” Chu said.

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Fulham preview: Goalkeeping clarity, but some thinking to do at centre-half

Ok then, here we go again! A brand new season begins today as we take on Fulham at Craven Cottage. In terms of previewing this one, we’re going in half-blind, because we don’t have any form guide, or wider knowledge of fitness/readiness, so it’ll be very interesting to see what Mikel Arteta does with his team.

One thing we do know is that Bernd Leno will start in goal. At his press conference yesterday, Mikel Arteta played down suggestions that whoever got the nod today was going to be the de facto number one, saying that he would pick whoever was training best – just like in any other position. However, last night it emerged that Martinez would not be part of the squad for today’s game as interest in him from Aston Villa and also Brighton ramps up.

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Sets & The City: Domi’s Dramas in NYC

New York City is the theatre capital of the world, so it’s a fitting location for some of the most dramatic moments in Dominic Thiem’s career during the US Open.

From devastating losses to milestone moments, looks at the Austrian’s memorable highlights in New York ahead of his championship match on Sunday against Alexander Zverev.

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Thiem struck 74 winners and won more points (171 to 165) than Rafael Nadal in their US Open quarter-final, but it still wasn’t enough for victory. The Spaniard prevailed 0-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-7(4), 7-6(5) in an epic four-hour, 49-minute marathon that finished at 2:04am.

The 11th match in their ATP Head2Head rivalry was their first on a hard court. Thiem made it clear from the first point that he would look to control the rallies, standing well behind the baseline to take massive cuts at topspin-heavy groundstrokes. He became … Read the rest

Godfall for PS5 & PC Reveals Editions, Prices, & Pre-Order Bonuses

Today, following the release of the new trailer of Godfall, Gearbox Publishing followed up with a press release announcing editions and prices.

We learn that the game’s standard edition will cost $59.99 on both PS5 and PC, the Deluxe Edition will be priced at $79.99 and will include the first expansion (coming in 2021), while the Ascended Edition  will be priced at $89.99 and will include the first expansion and the “Ascended Digital Cosmetic Contents.”

Pre-ordering will grant the “Starter Pack Items,” a chrome skin for three valor plates, and another skin for the Typhon valor plate, yellow on Epic Game Store and red on PS5, plus Zer0’s Sword.

You can already pre-order the game on Epic Games Store, while PS5 preorders will

You can check out the content of every edition and pre-orders in the gallery below.

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