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Balotelli backs Monaco ahead of PSG in title tussle

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Paris (AFP) – Mario Balotelli says Manchester City’s mid-week slayers Monaco have the stars and the spirit to edge a reeling Paris Saint-Germain in a tight French title race.

With nine games to go it is a three-way tussle between Balotelli’s Nice, PSG and Monaco, with the latter underlining their rich promise by ejecting Pep Guardiola’s City in the Champions League last 16.

Balotelli backs Monaco ahead of PSG in title tussle

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Paris (AFP) – Mario Balotelli says Manchester City’s mid-week slayers Monaco have the stars and the spirit to edge a reeling Paris Saint-Germain in a tight French title race.

With nine games to go it is a three-way tussle between Balotelli’s Nice, PSG and Monaco, with the latter underlining their rich promise by ejecting Pep Guardiola’s City in the Champions League last 16.

‘Grumbling’ Balotelli blasted by Nice teammate

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Nice (France) (AFP) – Italian striker Mario Balotelli was labelled as moody, individual and difficult to talk to by Nice teammate Valentin Eysseric on Friday.

The 24-year-old was also careful to balance his words by adding that Balotelli was clearly “The best (footballer at Nice), the fastest and most skillful”.

‘Grumbling’ Balotelli blasted by Nice teammate

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Nice (France) (AFP) – Italian striker Mario Balotelli was labelled as moody, individual and difficult to talk to by Nice teammate Valentin Eysseric on Friday.

The 24-year-old was also careful to balance his words by adding that Balotelli was clearly “The best (footballer at Nice), the fastest and most skillful”.

Balotelli accuses Bastia fans of racial abuse

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Nice (France) (AFP) Angry Nice striker Mario Balotelli accused Bastia fans of racially abusing him and screaming monkey chants throughout Friday's 1-1 Ligue 1 draw in Corsica.

"Yesterday the result against Bastia was right... We will do more work to try to get our objective. The referee was good too," Balotelli wrote on his Instagram account, alongside the image of a black square.

Balotelli to miss Nice’s Schalke clash

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Nice (France) (AFP) Nice go into their crunch Europa League clash with Schalke 04 without star striker Mario Balotelli after the Italian pulled a calf muscle in training, the French club said on Tuesday.

Nice are bottom of Group I on three points while Schalke have already qualified for the next round on 12 points.

Balotelli scores again as Nice stretch lead

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Paris (AFP) Mario Balotelli starred once again as clinical Nice opened up a six-point gap at the top of Ligue 1 with a 4-1 thrashing of Nantes on Sunday.

The maverick forward, back in form after a nightmare spell at Liverpool, scored his sixth league goal of the season and was involved in two others as Nice took their unbeaten run since the start of the season to 11 matches.

Balotelli scores again as Nice stretch lead

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Paris (AFP) Mario Balotelli starred once again as clinical Nice opened up a six-point gap at the top of Ligue 1 with a 4-1 thrashing of Nantes on Sunday.

The maverick forward, back in form after a nightmare spell at Liverpool, scored his sixth league goal of the season and was involved in two others as Nice took their unbeaten run since the start of the season to 11 matches.

Balotelli beauty leaves Nice top of Ligue 1

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Paris (AFP) A superb Mario Balotelli strike four minutes from time gave Nice a 2-1 win over Lorient on Sunday that left them top of Ligue 1 going into the international break.

Ricardo Pereira put Nice in front on the Cote d'Azur but Benjamin Moukandjo equalised in the second half and it looked as if Lucien Favre's side would have to settle for a draw until Balotelli bent in a brilliant late winner.

Balotelli beauty leaves Nice top of Ligue 1

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Paris (AFP) A superb Mario Balotelli strike four minutes from time gave Nice a 2-1 win over Lorient on Sunday that left them top of Ligue 1 going into the international break.

Ricardo Pereira put Nice in front on the Cote d'Azur but Benjamin Moukandjo equalised in the second half and it looked as if Lucien Favre's side would have to settle for a draw until Balotelli bent in a brilliant late winner.

Balotelli beauty leaves Nice top

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Paris (AFP) A superb Mario Balotelli strike four minutes from time gave Nice a 2-1 win over Lorient on Sunday that left them top of the Ligue 1 table going into the international break.

Ricardo Pereira put Nice in front on the Cote d'Azur but Benjamin Moukandjo equalised in the second half and it looked as if Lucien Favre's side would have to settle for a draw until Balotelli bent in a brilliant late winner.

Balotelli beauty leaves Nice top

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Paris (AFP) A superb Mario Balotelli strike four minutes from time gave Nice a 2-1 win over Lorient on Sunday that left them top of the Ligue 1 table going into the international break.

Ricardo Pereira put Nice in front on the Cote d'Azur but Benjamin Moukandjo equalised in the second half and it looked as if Lucien Favre's side would have to settle for a draw until Balotelli bent in a brilliant late winner.

No Balotelli, but Nice win in Ligue 1 again

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Paris (AFP) Nice may have been without Mario Balotelli but they ground out a 1-0 win at Nancy on Sunday to go back to the top of the Ligue 1 table.

With Balotelli, scorer of four goals in his first two appearances in French football, left behind on the Cote d'Azur due to an adductor problem, his fellow striker Alassane Plea scored the only goal of the game at the Stade Marcel-Picot.

No Balotelli, but Nice win in Ligue 1 again

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Paris (AFP) Nice may have been without Mario Balotelli but they ground out a 1-0 win at Nancy on Sunday to go back to the top of the Ligue 1 table.

With Balotelli, scorer of four goals in his first two appearances in French football, left behind on the Cote d'Azur due to an adductor problem, his fellow striker Alassane Plea scored the only goal of the game at the Stade Marcel-Picot.

Balotelli brace helps send Nice top of Ligue 1

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Paris (AFP) Controversial star Mario Balotelli continued his fine start to life on the French Riviera by helping fire Nice to the top of Ligue 1 on Wednesday.

The Italy international scored his second brace in as many league appearances for Nice in a 4-0 thumping of local rivals Monaco to leap-frog champions Paris Saint-Germain at the top of the table.

Balotelli instant hit as Nice down Marseille

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Paris (AFP) Former Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli struck twice on his Nice debut to help his new side defeat Mediterranean rivals Marseille 3-2 in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

Balotelli, signed on a free transfer after being allowed to leave Anfield, converted a seventh-minute penalty to open the scoring at the Allianz Riviera and struck again to level 12 minutes from time.

Balotelli instant hit as Nice down Marseille

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Paris (AFP) Former Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli struck twice on his Nice debut to help his new side defeat Mediterranean rivals Marseille 3-2 in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

Balotelli, signed on a free transfer after being allowed to leave Anfield, converted a seventh-minute penalty to open the scoring at the Allianz Riviera and struck again to level 12 minutes from time.

European Soccer

Tuesday Kickoff: Fabregas, Chicharito, Balotelli and more

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A Mexican star is set for some time away from his club team during the international break, while Chelsea could be set for another major transfer.

Bayer Leverkusen has granted Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez a special leave to visit his girlfriend, who is recovering from a collapsed lung. (REPORT)

AC Milan is reportedly interested in Cesc Fabregas.

Thursday Kickoff: Messi, Mourinho, Balotelli and more

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One of the world's best players is set for another spell on the sidelines, while one of the world's best managers spoke out against his critics.

Lionel Messi has been diagnosed with a groin strain and will miss three weeks. (REPORT)

Jose Mourinho spoke out against "football Einsteins" that have been critical of his tenure at Manchester United.

Mid-Day Ticker: Alonso announces international retirement; Balotelli set for Liverpool debut; and more

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By RYAN TOLMICH

When midfielder Xavi announced his international retirement earlier this month, it signaled a new era for the Spanish National Team.

La Roja's midfield is now set to see the departure of another mainstay from its "Golden Generation" as Xabi Alonso announced Wednesday that he is retiring from international competition after 114 appearances and an impressive 16 goals mostly from deep-seated midfield position.

Antonio Conte

Jorginho, Bernardeschi in for Italy national squad, but no Balotelli

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Italy coach Antonio Conte handed first call-ups to Brazil-born Napoli midfielder Jorginho and Fiorentina forward Federico Bernardeschi, but left Mario Balotelli on the sidelines Saturday for upcoming friendlies with Spain and Germany.

As part of the build-up to this summer's Euro 2016, Italy will host defending champions Spain this Thursday in Udine in a repeat of the Euro 2012 final the Azzurri lost 4-0.

Jorginho, Bernardeschi in for Italy national squad, but no Balotelli

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Italy coach Antonio Conte handed first call-ups to Brazil-born Napoli midfielder Jorginho and Fiorentina forward Federico Bernardeschi, but left Mario Balotelli on the sidelines Saturday for upcoming friendlies with Spain and Germany.

As part of the build-up to this summer's Euro 2016, Italy will host defending champions Spain this Thursday in Udine in a repeat of the Euro 2012 final the Azzurri lost 4-0.

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Milan tris, poi il blackout ma alla fine il Diavolo sorride. Balotelli di nuovo in gol con i rossoneri

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Bentornato Super Mario. Balotelli ci mette 5 minuti a ritrovare il gol (prodezza balistica su punizione) con il Milan e i rossoneri di Mihajlovic, avanti 3 a 0 all'intervallo, soffrono tantissimo la reazione nella ripresa dell'Udinese, arrivata ad un soffio dal pari, ma alla fine gioiscono per il 3 a 2 ottenuto al Friuli (dove [.

Juve, ecco Cuadrado. Balotelli è tornato a casa Milan

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Cuadrado alla Juventus, Balotelli al Milan. L'esterno colombiano, classe 1988, arriva in bianconero in prestito oneroso dal Chelsea (1,5 milioni ai Blues) con diritto di riscatto "facoltativo" a 25, mentre per Super Mario si tratta di prestito gratuito dal Liverpool con il Milan che pagher ai Reds circa 2,25 milioni di euro, a parziale copertura [.

La Juve parte bene, Tevez torna a segnare in Champions. Real a valanga, a segno Immobile e Balotelli

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Parte con il piede giusto l'avventura stagionale in Champions League della Juventus di Allegri. I bianconeri superano 2 a 0 il Malmoe, e ad essere decisivo, ancora una volta, è Carlitos Tevez che con una doppietta stende i debuttanti svedesi e torna a segnare in Europa (l'ultimo lo aveva realizzato il 7 Aprile 2009 in [.

Nazionale: Le prime convocazioni di Conte. Fuori Balotelli, dentro El Shaarawy, Giovinco e la sorpresa Zaza

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Prime convocazioni ufficiali di Antonio Conte e subito prime sorprese. A partire dall'esclusione eccellente di Super Mario Balotelli che non figura nell'elenco dei 27 scelti dal neo-Ct dell'Italia per l'amichevole con l'Olanda del 4 Settembre e per la partita con la Norvegia (il 9 Ottobre a Oslo), gara valevole per la prima sfida delle qualificazioni [.

Liverpool

GERRARD SET TO PLAY ON THE RIGHT AS ALLEN RETAINS HIS PLACE

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Liverpool face a crunch-game this Sunday against old enemies Man Utd at Anfield, kick-off: 1:30pm.

The big question is: Will Steven Gerrard start and where should he play?

A lot of debate about this in recent days, but Brendan Rodgers said in his Press Conference on Friday that his Captain is central to the team and has a lot to offer Liverpool between now and his end of Season departure to Los Angeles.

Was Mario Balotelli right to take and sc

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Was Mario Balotelli right to take and score Liverpool's penalty against Besiktas?

Thankfully, he scored in the 85 minute to give Liverpool a victory otherwise, he would have been crucified.

Jordan Henderson, as acting Captain was nominated in the event of any penalty's being awarded, however the more experienced Italian forward gently insisted that he was the man for the job and 40,000 kopites duly rejoiced when he scored to eventually win this tough game for Liverpool.

5 Questions For Liverpool FC Supporters About Gerrard, Balotelli, Rodgers and More

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As the calendar turns to 2015, things are not going as planned for Liverpool FC supporters.

Liverpool exited the Champions League after a series of poor performances in group play, Daniel Sturridgehas been injured the majority of the season, the new arrivals – most notably Balotelli – have yet to find their form, and after a disappointing tie with bottom-of-the-table Leicester City on New Year's Day, Liverpool finds itself in eighth place with 29 points.

5 Questions For Liverpool FC Supporters About Gerrard, Balotelli, Rodgers and More

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As the calendar turns to 2015, things are not going as planned for Liverpool FC supporters.

Liverpool exited the Champions League after a series of poor performances in group play, Daniel Sturridgehas been injured the majority of the season, the new arrivals – most notably Balotelli – have yet to find their form, and after a disappointing tie with bottom-of-the-table Leicester City on New Year's Day, Liverpool finds itself in eighth place with 29 points.

All I want for Xmas.

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Where were you in February? We were on a "holiday of a lifetime" sailing around the Caribbean. I was avoiding football in an attempt to appease Mrs. Raddy, however as we sailed to a supermarket to buy a boatload of food and booze for six people; much to my delight they were showing the Liverpool/ AFC game.

Mario Balotelli: Liverpool striker charged by FA

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Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has been charged by the FA over asocial media post that was deemed 'abusive and/or insulting and/or improper.'

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Balotelli: I don’t listen to critics

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Struggling Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli insists criticism of his performances this season does not affect him and he is putting in more effort than ever before. The Italian international has yet to score in the English Premier League since his £16m summer move from AC Milan with his two goals coming against Bulgarian UEFA Champions League opponents Ludogorets and Swansea City in the League Cup.

On Mario Balotelli (again)

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Yes, we need to talk about Mario Balotelli.

We needed to talk about Mario Balotelli before Sturridge picked up his third injury of the season. We needed to talk about Mario Balotelli before Liverpool picked up just eight points from their last eight matches.



I've undoubtedly missed a couple, but this is extensive enough.

Liverpool vs Swansea 2-1 Highlights 2014 League Cup Emnes Lovren Balotelli Goals Video

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Liverpool’s Balotelli In Trouble After Shirt-Swapping Controversy With Pepe At Half Time

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It's fair to say that the talking point from Liverpool's 3-0 loss to Real Madrid in the Champions League last night was Mario Balotelli's attitude. Actually, forget the match let's all sit down and talk about Balotelli and how he is likely to leave (or not) in the upcoming transfer window.

Liverpool seals Balotelli transfer from AC Milan

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By DAN KARELL

Mario Balotelli is officially a Red.

A year and a half after departing Manchester City for his native Italy, Mario Balotelli completed a reported £16 million transfer move to Liverpool, returning to the English Premier League. The club announced the move on Monday and stated that Balotelli will wear No.

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Balotelli sent off in Nice victory

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Paris (AFP) – Mario Balotelli was sent off on his return to the Nice team but Lucien Favre’s side held on for a 1-0 win at Lorient on Saturday which sees them close the gap on Ligue 1 leaders Monaco.

Wylan Cyprien scored the only goal of the game in Brittany, collecting Arnaud Souquet’s pass and firing home from inside the area in the 15th minute.

Arsenal handed EPL boost as Liverpool problems mount!

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Arsenal head into the weekend's big Premier League clash with a great chance of beating a struggling Liverpool team and banishing the memories of last season's 5-1 pasting at Anfield. A win could put the Gunners as high as fourth and will open up an eight point gap on Brendan Rodgers and his players.


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Liverpool Results Chart 2014/15



Pretty Damning Results if you look at it.
I don't advocate a sacking of Rodgers, just yet, we created enough chances to draw the match against Man Utd, but De Gea stopped everything.When Balotelli came on he was unlucky not to score as was young Sterling earlier
Next up, high-flying Bournemouth in the League Cup on Wednesday.