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U.S. vs. Mexico: Has the rivalry lost some bite?

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International W2W4: England, Italy face relegation; Brazil, Argentina meet again

Club football takes another break as the eyes of the world turn to the international game. Among the highlights are a pair of tough away tests for England and the renewal of a fierce rivalry in an unlikely venue. Watch the UEFA Nations League in the U.S. on ESPN+.

England need points from away games

Friday's clash between Croatia and England is not simply about settling scores from July's World Cup semifinal, which the Croats won 2-1 after extra-time. There are UEFA Nations League points to...


Kylian Mbappe tops Player Power Rankings; Paco Alcacer, Eden Hazard included

Kylian Mbappe had a monstrous second half, netting four goals in a mere 14 minutes for Paris Saint-Germain against Lyon.
Check out all the action from around Europe this weekend, from Man United's win against Newcastle to Kylian Mbappe's monster second half against Lyon.
Kylian Mbappe found his scoring touch in the second half, scoring four goals in 14 minutes to lead PSG to victory over rivals Lyon.

Four goals in 13 minutes? Yeah, that'll get you a No. 1 spot! Our global editorial desks to pick their top 10 performers from the weekend action.

Also receiving votes: Suso (Milan), Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal), Pablo Sarabia (Sevilla), Lacazette (Arsenal), Timo Werner (RB Leipzig), Lars Stindl (Borussia Monchengladbach)

Let us know what you think of the countdown by commenting below or on Twitter using #ESPNFCrankings.

 By Shaka Hislop

Power Rankings: Juventus stay top; Barcelona make big climb, Liverpool slip

ESPN FC's Shaka Hislop unveils his latest power rankings, which see Juventus maintaining their top spot while Barcelona gain ground.
ESPN FC's Craig Burley recaps Juventus' comfortable win over Young Boys, powered by Paulo Dybala's hat trick.
From the pre-match build-up to the post-match celebrations, ESPN FC takes you inside Juventus' big win over rivals and Scudetto challengers Napoli.

There is no change at the top after the Italian champions' two-win week. Below them, Lionel Messi inspires Barca's jump and there are two newcomers.

Dropping out: Bayern Munich, Lyon.

Agree? Disagree? Let us know and watch Shaka defend his picks on ESPN FC TV!

Jose Mourinho and Manchester United must make changes to salvage season

ESPN's Mark Ogden and Rob Dawson share their thoughts on Jose Mourinho's future at Manchester United as well as his comments during his pre-match press conference ahead of their match with Valencia.
Gab Marcotti shares his thoughts on Jose Mourinho's motives at Manchester United, while the rest of the crew explain why it's time for him to go.
Jose Mourinho questions the attitude of some Manchester United players after a turbulent start to the season.

So it comes down to this: Can Jose Mourinho ever produce the exciting and successful Manchester United side that fans crave? You sense they would accept the endless sideshow that comes with this manager -- even accept not winning things -- if they could see a team worth watching again.

In other words, can he reinvent himself as a coach in the way the late David Bowie did repeatedly as a rock star? Can Mourinho accept that the formula, which brought him so much success, does not work so well in the...


Cristiano Ronaldo leads Serie A-heavy edition of Player Power Rankings

Alejandro Moreno and Ross Dyer delve into this weekend's Player Power Rankings, which see Cristiano Ronaldo rewarded for his contributions against Napoli.

Who were the star performers from the weekend's action? We asked our global editorial desks to pick their top 10 and collated the results to produce our final list.

Also receiving votes: Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City), Paco Alcacer (Borussia Dortmund), Vedad Ibisevic (Hertha Berlin), Neto (Valencia).

Let us know what you think of the countdown by commenting below or on Twitter using #ESPNFCrankings.

 By Simon Kuper

Kylian Mbappe and the curse of winning a World Cup

One of the most damaging things that can happen to a player's career is winning a World Cup. Once you've climbed the game's highest peak, where is there left to go? Most of the French world champions of 1998 went on to have dreadful league seasons in 1998-99. Their captain, Didier Deschamps (now France's coach) later admitted to feeling "physical and moral apathy" after lifting the trophy. In the next World Cup, the French were knocked out in the first round, the fate of four of the past five...