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Ronaldo Fails To Save Juventus, Ajax Through To Semi-Finals

Cristiano Ronaldo played his part to send Juventus to the semi-final of the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday, but his efforts were just not enough as Ajax triumphed in Turin 2-1 and won 3-2 aggregate. Ronaldo had opened scoring for Juventus in the 28 minute with a header inside the box, but six minutes after, Donny van de Beek, in ...

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Messi, Coutinho See Off Manchester United

Lionel Messi pounced on two Manchester United mistakes to score twice and end their hopes of another Camp Nou comeback as Barcelona breezed into the Champions League semi-finals on Tuesday. After an excellent start, United were undone twice in four minutes by Messi, who first nicked the ball off the careless Ashley Young and then watched as a weak shot ...

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Eden Too ‘Hazardous’ For West Ham As Chelsea Go Third

Eden Hazard underlined once more how Chelsea will miss his services, should he leave in summer as his brace earned the club 2-0 win over West Ham on Monday and moved Maurizio Sarri’s men up to third in the Premier League. “Hazard played a wonderful match; when he plays like that we’re very lucky because it’s very easy to win ...

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Barcelona Drop Points In Villareal

Barcelona dropped a surprising two points at Villareal on Tuesday night, although they staged a stunning comeback, after trailing the hosts 2-4, to snatch a point. The introduction of Lionel Messi as a substitute for Philippe Coutinho at the 63rd minute after Vicente Iborra had netted the third goal for Villareal, appeared to have changed the course of play. Messi ...

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Osimhen Turns The Tables Against Libya With Hat Trick

Former Golden Eaglets star, Victor Osimhen, grabbed a hat-trick on Monday as Nigeria ‘s under-23 male national football team defeated their Libyan counterparts 4-0 on Monday in Asaba, to reach the third qualifying round of the 2020 Olympic Games football tournament. The match, which was played at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, was also the second leg of a qualification round ...

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Nigeria Loses 0-2 To Libya In AFCON Qualifiers

Nigeria began the race towards defence of its African Under-23 title on Wednesday on a sour note with a 0-2 loss to Libya in Tunisia. The match played on the artificial turf of the Ben Guerdane Stadium in Bergandan, near Tunis, is a first round first leg encounter in the qualification series. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that ...

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Chelsea Suffer Shocking Defeat At Everton As Liverpool Go Top

Everton football club on Sunday dented the hope of Chelsea of making the top-four as they overpowered the Maurizio Sarri’s tutored side by 2-0 in one of the English Premier League (EPL) matches decided on Sunday. Meanwhile, Liverpool overtook Manchester City to climb to the summit of the Premier League after James Milner converted a spot kick nine minutes from ...

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La Liga: Messi, Suarez Lead Barca To Rayo Victory

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez might have been rested but instead, both played and scored as Barcelona came from behind to beat Rayo Vallecano on Saturday, ahead of their crunch Champions League second leg against Lyon. Raul de Tomas’ scintillating strike gave struggling Rayo a surprise lead at the Camp Nou but Messi converted a penalty and Suarez finished a ...

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