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Suarez adds bite but Barca hopes hinge on defence BARCELONA: Barcelona have added Luis Suarez to their star-studded forward line but it could be their defensive reinforcements that make the difference as they look to win back the La Liga title.The club's first trophyless season in six years has sparked an overhaul with new coach Luis Enrique bringing in fresh faces for many positions ahead of the La Liga campaign that kicks off on Saturday. All eyes will be on Suarez, signed from Liverpool for a fee reported to be 81 million euros ($107.90 million), when he finally makes his competitive bow for Barca at the end of October, after he was handed a four-month ban for biting at the World Cup. The prospect of him lining up with Neymar and Lionel Messi in attack is mouthwatering, yet the club's title hopes are likely to depend on them shoring up a rearguard that looked vulnerable at key times last ...

Ronaldo injured as Atletico deny James dream start MADRID: A Raul Garcia equaliser two minutes from time denied James Rodriguez a dream home debut for Real Madrid as Atletico Madrid salvaged a 1-1 draw in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup on Tuesday.Rodriguez had surprisingly started on the bench, but replaced Cristiano Ronaldo at half-time when the World Player of the Year was substituted due to a muscle injury.Colombian World Cup star Rodriguez opened the scoring with his first goal for ...

Spurs, Inter poised for 'killer' Europa League PARIS: Several former winners enter the Europa League picture this week as the likes of Tottenham Hotspur and Inter Milan begin the long road to glory in the play-off round.Tottenham, champions of the predecessor UEFA Cup in 1971 and 1984, travel to Cyprus where they'll face AEL Limassol in the first leg on Thursday.Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino, plucked from Southampton in the summer, will make his European bow in a competition that he last season ...

Di Maria Real Madrid's best player, claims Simeone MADRID: Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone claimed compatriot Angel di Maria is Real Madrid's best player after the Argentine midfielder started on the bench as the Champions League finalists drew 1-1 in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup on Tuesday.There are runours that Di Maria will move away from the Spanish capital, given the wealth of attacking options after the arrival of World Cup star James Rodriguez, with Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain ...

Guardiola braced for tricky second season at Bayern BERLIN: Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge stated confidently during the close season that Pep Guardiola, after winning the domestic double in his debut campaign as coach, would never be pushed out."Bayern will never sack Pep Guardiola. I can put that in writing today," said Rummenigge of the former Barcelona coach, whose contract at the Allianz Arena runs through to 2016.However, Guardiola, despite his almost impeccable track record, is aware that there is little margin for error ...

US men braced for more Grand Slam misery NEW YORK: The 2014 US Open begins Monday with American men seeking to end a Grand Slam drought now more than a decade long. The signs, however, are not promising.Andy Roddick's 2003 US Open triumph marks the last time an American man hoisted a Grand Slam trophy.For a nation that has produced 51 men's major winners in the Open era -- more than twice as many as any other country -- it's a baffling lack ...

Clarke insists Zimbabwe not 'token tour' SYDNEY: Captain Michael Clarke on Wednesday insisted Australia's visit to Zimbabwe was not a "token tour" or World Cup audition but was all about winning as players return to international action.A 14-man squad departed Wednesday for Harare to play a two-week series that also involves South Africa -- Australia's first international commitment since the ICC World T20 in Bangladesh more than four months ago."I think it will be a tough series. It's not a token ...


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