“Defeat” in the news

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able to defeat
away defeat
defeat against
defeat away
home defeat

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The Independent
· Wolves have rediscovered ‘best form’ in race for Europe, says Raul Jimenez  
Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti hit out at his players’ attitude following defeat which kept them 11th.
· 6 key Senate and House races to watch on Tuesday  
The winner of the runoff will face Democratic Sen. Doug Jones, who became the first Democrat to win a Senate seat in the state since 1992 when he defeated alleged child molester Roy Moore in a 2017 special election.
Washington Post
· Ivory Coast vice president resigns citing personal reasons  
Ouattara’s party has been in power since post-election violence a decade ago killed some 3,000 people after then-President Laurent Gbagbo refused to acknowledge his defeat in a runoff vote.
Sports Illustrated
· Clemson's 10 Best: Top Moments In Dabo Swinney Era  
In 2011 Swinney led Clemson to its first conference title in two decades when the Tigers defeated third ranked Virginia Tech 38-10.
Washington Post
· AP Sportlight  
1985 — The Baltimore Stars defeat the Oakland Invaders 28-24 to win the United States Football League championship.
The Independent
· Frank Lampard reacts to how Man City’s successful ban appeal impacts Chelsea’s Champions League hopes  
Chelsea will need to improve their form if they are to win their three remaining fixtures this season, having followed an unconvincing display in the 3-2 win over Crystal Palace with a comprehensive 3-0 defeat by Sheffield United last time out.
· South African season to resume in coronavirus 'hot spot'  
Meanwhile, the west African states of Senegal and Benin have conceded defeat in the fight to restart football amid the pandemic and cancelled national leagues.
· Brexit fishing CHAOS: EU stubbornness on fishing hints at future trade deal threat  
Brexit warning for Britons hoping to travel in 2021 [WARNING]Michel Barnier defeated: Farage reveals EU Brexit plan's FATAL flaw [DETAILS]Brexit deal WARNING as 'poison pills' could undermine sovereignty [INSIGHT]
BBC Sport
· England v West Indies: Pick the hosts' team for second Test at Old Trafford  
How can he ensure his side bounce back from a four-wicket defeat in the first Test and keep the series alive?
BBC Sport
· Jofra Archer: Criticism of England bowler's speeds is unfair, says Michael Vaughan  
The 25-year-old bowled an exhilarating spell on the final day of the first Test against West Indies in Southampton, but his 3-45 could not prevent England falling to a four-wicket defeat.