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Spurs stun City to go through to semis

After an astonishing encounter at the Etihad Stadium, Tottenham Hotspur reached the semifinals of the Champions League on away goals following a 4-3 defeat to Manchester City on Wednesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/4/18 19:58:42

Seeing red

The emotional roller coaster of the UEFA Champions League semifinal second leg between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur will still be rolling on come Saturday lunchtime when the teams meet again.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/4/18 19:48:41

Ajax skipper De Ligt shocked by 'bizarre' win over Juventus

Ajax captain Matthijs de Ligt said he was lost for words after his wonderful header dumped Juventus out of the Champions League on Tuesday in a "bizarre" 3-2 aggregate win.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/17 19:28:41

Barca reach semis with Messi exhibition

Lionel Messi produced another masterful Champions League performance to knock out Manchester United and fire Barcelona into the semifinals for the first time in four years, scoring twice in a 3-0 home win on Tuesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/4/17 19:28:40

Bayern won't exceed 100m euro mark

Bayern Munich President Uli Hoeness ruled out breaking the 100 million euro ($113 million) mark this summer and said he would buy French striker Kylian Mbappe “immediately” if he had the money.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/16 19:48:41

Freakish Aubameyang goal gives Arsenal 1-0 win at 10-man Watford

Arsenal boosted their hopes of a top-four finish in the Premier League after a ­bizarre 10th-minute goal by striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gave them a 1-0 win at 10-man Watford on Monday.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/4/16 18:43:42

Real Madrid stumble again

Real Madrid took the Monday night slot reserved for La Liga's lower teams and never really looked out of place as Karim Benzema's goal was enough only for a 1-1 draw away to Leganes.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/16 18:43:41

Bayern's title hopes hit as captain Neuer out for two weeks with calf injury

Bayern Munich have suffered a blow to their league title hopes with club captain and Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer out for the next two weeks with a calf injury.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/15 20:13:42

'Golden Bomber' leaves door open to coaching China

German soccer legend Jurgen Klinsmann said Chinese coaches should figure out a path that suits their own youth, when asked to give some technical suggestions to young Chinese players during an interview on Sunday in Beijing.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/4/15 20:09:08

Juve's title celebrations put on hold

Juventus slumped to a shock 2-1 defeat at lowly SPAL on Saturday to put their Serie A title celebrations on hold, while Franck Kessie scored from the spot to keep AC Milan in the Champions League places with a 1-0 win over Lazio.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/14 22:18:41

Rotated Barcelona surrender two points to Atletico Madrid after Huesca draw

Barcelona's 11-point advantage over Atletico Madrid became nine on Saturday as Lionel Messi was left out of their goalless draw with Huesca and Gerard Pique watched on television with a bowl of prawns.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/14 22:18:41

Utd benefit from good fortune

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said his side “got away with it” as United warmed up for their Champions League clash with Barcelona with a labored 2-1 win over West Ham United on Saturday.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/4/14 22:13:41

Ronaldo on another level, says Allegri

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri hailed star striker Cristiano Ronaldo as being in a class of his own after he bagged a precious away goal in their 1-1 Champions League quarterfinal draw at Ajax on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/11 20:03:43

Norwich's promotion push slowed by Reading with 2-2 draw at Carrow Road

Norwich's charge toward promotion from the Championship suffered a setback as Andy Rinomhota snatched a dramatic injury-time equalizer for Reading to earn a 2-2 draw at Carrow Road on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/11 20:03:42

Shaw OG gives Barca advantage

Manchester United face an even tougher task to turn around the 1-0 deficit from the first leg of their quarter­final with Barcelona than their miraculous comeback away to Paris Saint-Germain in the last 16, coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admitted Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/11 20:03:41

Peer Pleasure

The English Premier League season is heading toward its end and outside of the title race one of the most interesting sidebars is the race for the best player.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/4/11 19:58:40

Rising Young Star

English teenager Reiss Nelson remembers driving up the leafy road toward the training ground of Bundesliga club Hoffenheim for the first time and thinking, "Where am I going?"
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/11 19:53:39

Nike makes 14-year-old a millionaire

Borussia Dortmund's 14-year-old prodigy Youssoufa Moukoko has signed a $1 million sponsorship deal with Nike, according to a report in German tabloid Bild.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/10 19:18:41