Argentina's forward and captain Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Group F football match between Argentina and Bosnia Hercegovina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio De Janeiro during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 15, 20
Lionel Messi scores a hat-trick to fire Argentina to the World Cup courtesy of a crucial 3-1 win over Ecuador.
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Pep Guardiola embraces Sergio Aguero during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Burnley on October 21, 2017
Pep Guardiola: Sergio Aguero in "perfect" health
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola insists that Sergio Aguero is in "perfect" condition and is fit enough to face Leicester City on Saturday.
Nov 17, 14:21
Sergio Aguero in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Everton on August 21, 2017
Sergio Aguero cleared by doctors to return to Manchester City
Sergio Aguero will be assessed by Manchester City's medical team ahead of next weekend's trip to Leicester City after being taken to hospital for checks on Tuesday night.
Nov 15, 09:10
Sergio Aguero in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Everton on August 21, 2017
Sergio Aguero hospitalised after fainting during Argentina friendly
Sergio Aguero is taken to hospital after falling ill during Argentina's friendly against Nigeria.
Nov 14, 20:14
Lionel Messi in action during the La Liga game between Barcelona and Real Madrid on December 3, 2016
Lionel Messi explains early exit from Argentina camp
Lionel Messi hopes that his week-long break will help him enter next year's World Cup finals in peak fitness for Argentina.
Nov 12, 20:10
Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero embrace during an Argentina training session on September 06, 2013.
Jorge Sampaoli talks up Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero partnership
Argentina boss Jorge Sampaoli says that he is happy with the link-up play on show from his players in the 1-0 win over Russia.
Nov 11, 21:11
Lionel Messi during an Argentina training session on March 22, 2016
Argentina forward Lionel Messi returns to Barcelona
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi returns from international duty with Argentina early, but it is not thought to be injury related.
Nov 11, 20:09
Sergio Aguero celebrates opening the scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Burnley on October 21, 2017
Sergio Aguero: 'Excessively tight seat belt reason for rib injury'
Manchester City and Argentina striker Sergio Aguero believes that an excessively tight seat belt was to blame for a broken rib in September's car crash in Amsterdam.
Nov 9, 20:30
Lionel Messi during an Argentina training session on March 22, 2016
Lionel Messi: 'We want to avoid Spain'
Lionel Messi reveals that Argentina are desperate to avoid Spain in the group stages of the 2018 World Cup.
Nov 9, 14:03
Lionel Messi during an Argentina training session on March 22, 2016
Lionel Messi angered by claims he holds big influence in Argentina set-up
Argentina and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi hits out at accusations that he chooses the coaches and players for the national team.
Nov 8, 21:50
Lionel Messi during an Argentina training session on March 22, 2016
Argentina forward Lionel Messi: 'Spain team to avoid at World Cup'
Argentina's Lionel Messi tips Brazil, Germany and Spain as the favourites to win next summer's World Cup, admitting that he would like to avoid the latter in particular.
Nov 8, 16:30
Barcelona forward Lionel Messi celebrates scoring during his side's Champions League group game against Juventus at the Camp Nou on September 12, 2017
Ernesto Valverde: 'Lionel Messi starting to look tired'
Ernesto Valverde admits that Lionel Messi "is tired after games" following a busy start to the season, but believes that he is still capable of hitting his top levels.
Oct 15, 14:04
Javier Mascherano of Argentina reacts during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Quarter Final match between Argentina and Belgium at Estadio Nacional on July 5, 2014
Javier Mascherano to quit Argentina duty next year
Barcelona midfielder Javier Mascherano targets World Cup success next summer with Argentina before retiring from international football.
Oct 12, 16:41
Paulo Dybala in action for Juventus in the Coppa Italia final against Lazio on May 17, 2017
Paulo Dybala: 'I'm lucky to see Lionel Messi up close'
Argentine forward Paulo Dybala describes himself as "lucky" to be able to see Lionel Messi up close.
Oct 11, 17:31
Germany's defender and captain Philipp Lahm (front-R) holds up the World Cup trophy as he celebrates on with his teammates after winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup final on July 13, 2014
World Cup 2018: Who has qualified for Russia?
Sports Mole rounds up who has qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia so far, and how they got there.
Oct 11, 12:25
Lionel Messi during an Argentina training session on March 22, 2016
Argentina star Lionel Messi: 'Everything went perfectly for us'
Argentina hat-trick hero Lionel Messi says that "everything went perfectly" in a dramatic win over Ecuador, which resulted in qualification for the 2018 World Cup.
Oct 11, 11:46
Argentina's forward and captain Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Group F football match between Argentina and Bosnia Hercegovina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio De Janeiro during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 15, 20
Result: Lionel Messi scores hat-trick to drag Argentina into World Cup finals
Lionel Messi scores a hat-trick to fire Argentina to the World Cup courtesy of a crucial 3-1 win over Ecuador.
Oct 11, 02:24
Jorge Sampaoli of Chile looks on during the international friendly match between Chile and Iraq at the Brondby Stadium on August 14, 2013
Jorge Sampaoli: 'Argentina deserve to reach World Cup'
Argentina head coach Jorge Sampaoli believes that his nation "deserves" to be at the World Cup ahead of their pivotal final qualifier in Ecuador on Tuesday night.
Oct 10, 20:36
Sergio Aguero in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Everton on August 21, 2017
Sergio Aguero back in light training at Manchester City
Sergio Aguero is back in light training with Manchester City less than two weeks after breaking a rib in a car crash in Amsterdam.
Oct 10, 20:14
Head coach Jorge Sampaoli of Chile reacts after his team's first goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group B match between Spain and Chile at Maracana on June 18, 2014
Jorge Sampaoli "still confident" of qualifying for World Cup
Jorge Sampaoli remains defiant following Argentina's goalless draw with Peru, claiming that he is "still confident" of booking a place in next year's World Cup.
Oct 6, 20:58
Diego Maradona of Argentina lifts the trophy and celebrates winning the FIFA World Cup final in Mexico City on June 29, 1986
Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay plan joint bid for 2030 World Cup
The presidents of Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay announce their intention to make a joint bid for the 2030 World Cup.
Oct 4, 21:49



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1Manchester CityMan City1211104073334
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd128222762126
3Chelsea1281323101325
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs127232091123
5Liverpool126422417722
6Arsenal127142216622
7Burnley12642129322
8Watford125341921-218
9Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton124441313016
10Huddersfield TownHuddersfield12435817-915
11Newcastle UnitedNewcastle124261114-314
12Leicester CityLeicester123451618-213
13Bournemouth124171114-313
14Southampton12345914-513
15Stoke CityStoke123451524-913
16Everton123361224-1212
17West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom12246918-910
18West Ham UnitedWest Ham122371125-149
19Swansea CitySwansea12228715-88
20Crystal Palace12129624-185
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