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Erling Haaland awakens from World Cup slumber and scores after just 10 minutes vs. Liverpool

Erling Haaland is back ladies and gentlemen. The 22-year-old Norwegian superstar has spent the last month patiently waiting for the club season to resume. His last game for Manchester City was on Nov. 12 in which he failed to score.

That wouldn’t be the case against Liverpool in the Carabao Cup on Thursday.

This U.S. map of most-viewed soccer teams by state is wild and defies logic

FBref.com last week published a map of its most-viewed soccer teams by state in 2022 and the results show the incredibly varied interests across the United States.

Across the 50 states there were teams represented from the English Premier League, MLS, La Liga, USL, NWSL, the EFL Championship, the English fifth-tier National League – and the U.S. national team.

“There were definitely some surprises,” Jonah Gardner, product marketing manager for FBref, told The18 in an email.

Hilarious PL promo shows what Haaland has been doing while everyone’s at the World Cup

It’s been 34 days since we last saw a Premier League game and it’s about time it comes back — especially for the sake of Manchester City’s Erling Haaland.

Haaland is one of the world's few top players who missed out on qualifying for the World Cup this winter, and boy, has it been a long month for the Norwegian.

Life has been lonely for Haaland in Manchester

In a Sky Sports promo for the restart of the Premier League, we get to see a bit of what a lonely Haaland has been keeping himself busy with while his teammates battle it out in Qatar. 

Ivan Toney scores game-winning brace against Man City following World Cup snub

Who saw this coming? Just days after being left off England’s World Cup squad, Ivan Toney is the hero at the Etihad as Brentford gets its first win away from home on the season. His brace was the difference in the Bees’ 2-1 victory which ensures that Arsenal will be top of the Premier League going into the break. 

Liverpool draws Real Madrid and PSG lands Bayern Munich in Champions League last 16

NYON - Holders Real Madrid will face English Premier League side Liverpool once again in the Champions League last 16 — a repeat of last season's final — while Paris St Germain will take on German champions Bayern Munich.

Madrid edged Liverpool in a tense final in May thanks to a Vinícius Júnior strike.

Champions League round of 16 odds: Who's most likely to meet in the knockout stage?

It was another memorable UEFA Champions League group stage with England, Germany and Portugal flexing their collective might while Spain suffered some historically bad performances. The Champions League last 16 draw date is now set for Monday, Nov.

USMNT goalkeeper power rankings: Steffen's mistakes continue to compound

In three weeks, the USMNT begins its World Cup campaign in Qatar. Much is still to be decided for the final roster — especially at the goalkeeper position.

During the September international break (with Zack Steffen omitted as a precautionary measure as he recovered from injury), Matt Turner started against Japan and Saudi Arabia. Turner had a strong showing against Japan, and was arguably the top American performer that day, before having little to do in a dull match versus the Saudis in Spain.

Guardiola warns Haaland not to overdo it on the tasty treats during World Cup break

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola joked he wanted striker Erling Haaland to lay off the food and drink during the mid-season break for the World Cup and come back fit to spearhead the club's hunt for trophies in the second half of the season.

Norway's Haaland, who has scored 22 goals in 15 games across all competitions so far, will not be heading to Qatar for the Nov. 20-Dec. 18 tournament after his country failed to qualify.

Jack Grealish unintentionally manifested Miguel Almirón’s prime into existence

Miguel Almirón has had himself a proper start to the 2022-23 Premier League season.

The Paraguayan has scored six goals in 12 games with five in his last five appearances — his best goalscoring season since arriving at Newcastle United in 2019.

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