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Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp’s side in perfect shape after Napoli victory

Liverpool are well placed in domestic and European competition after reaching the last-16 of the Champions League Liverpool’s win over Napoli by the margin they required to reach the Champions League knockout phase leaves their season in perfect shape. Jurgen Klopp’s side are unbeaten at the top of the Premier League after 16 games and now they enter the European territory that suits them best as this tournament now embraces the two-leg format. So how big could this night be as Liverpool’s campaign prepares to move to the next level?…

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Technology 

As bitcoin trading shifts shape, big money stays away

LONDON (Reuters) – Bitcoin’s value has plunged by three-quarters this year, sending the original and biggest cryptocurrency back to levels not seen before its bubble. And price isn’t the only aspect of trading that has changed. FILE PHOTO: A collection of Bitcoin (virtual currency) tokens are displayed in this picture illustration taken December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo The retail investors behind bitcoin’s dizzying ascent to a record of nearly $20,000 last December have fled, leaving the early adopters and crypto-related firms that traditionally dominated digital coin trading driving exchange…

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Armani defines the shape of color in pastel and silver collection

MILAN (Reuters) – After stunning the fashion elite with his spectacular show-with-concert on Thursday, Giorgio Armani returned on Sunday and gave a “shape to color” in a new collection of ethereal designs in pastel and silver colored satins. A model presents a creation at the Giorgio Armani show during Milan Fashion Week Spring 2019 in Milan, Italy, September 23, 2018. Picture taken using a plastic prism. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo “Liquid and lightness are given by a rarefied range of colors. It’s all very subtle, just like the color palette, which gives…

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World Cup final 2018: Why France look in good shape for glory against Croatia

World Cup 2018: Two World Cup stars go head-to-head in final 2018 Fifa World Cup final: France v Croatia Date: Sunday, 15 July (16:00 BST). Venue: Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow Coverage: Live on BBC One and online; full radio commentary on BBC Radio 5 live and text commentary and in-play clips online and on BBC Sport app Every team have their own history. Every generation of players has its own path towards glory. This France squad is no different. To get to the 2018 World Cup final, they had to beat…

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De Gea: Spain are in great shape

Since Julen Lopetegui assumed the reins after the latter tournament, however, Spain have rediscovered their inimitable rhythm. They took 28 points from a possible 30 in Russia 2018 qualifying, and are unbeaten in 18 outings overall. “We are in great shape,” De Gea told Sky Sports. “We’ve got a great squad, and we are going there with a lot of hope and desire and we are really excited about what’s ahead. “We’ve got a strong squad and there’s a lot of ambition there. We had a great qualifying campaign, but…

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