Monday, 19 February 2018
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Real Betis 3 Real Madrid 5: Asensio at the double in LaLiga classic

Added: 18.02.2018 23:17 | 3 views | 0 comments

Marco Asensio added to his burgeoning reputation with a brace in Real Madrid's thrilling 5-3 comeback win at Real Betis in a breath-taking LaLiga classic on Sunday. Zinedine Zidane's side, who are again 17 points behind pace-setters Barcelona, had boosted morale and confidence with a 3-1 win over Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League last ...]


Zidane hopeful over Marcelo hamstring injury

Added: 18.02.2018 22:40 | 2 views | 0 comments

Zinedine Zidane believes a suspected hamstring injury sustained by Marcelo is "small", with the left-back potentially a doubt to face Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League next month. Marcelo scored Madrid's final goal in a 3-1 win in the French capital but limped out of a thrilling 5-3 LaLiga victory over Real Betis on Sunday. ...]


Mourinho hoping for reinforcements at Sevilla

Added: 18.02.2018 22:30 | 3 views | 0 comments

Jose Mourinho hopes a thinning Manchester United squad will be bolstered by the time Wednesday's Champions League tie with Sevilla comes around. Paul Pogba's illness on the morning of Saturday's FA Cup tie at Huddersfield Town limited Mourinho's midfield options, with youngster Ethan Hamilton drafted into the squad to replace the club's record signing. Romelu ...]


Real Madrid defender Marcelo suffers hamstring injury

Added: 18.02.2018 21:58 | 3 views | 0 comments

Marcelo suffered a suspected hamstring injury against Real Betis on Sunday, which could make the Real Madrid full-back a doubt for the second leg of his side's Champions League tie with Paris Saint-Germain. The Brazilian showed off trademark acceleration to make an interception near his own penalty area, but quickly pulled up in obvious pain, ...]


Mane set for pay rise

Added: 18.02.2018 15:55 | 4 views | 0 comments

The Mirror understands that Sadio Mane could be set for a pay rise at Liverpool following his Champions League heroics. The Senegal international grabbed a superb hat-trick as Jurgen Klopp’s men thumped Porto on Wednesday evening and is set to be rewarded for his efforts despite having three years remaining on his current deal. Mane ...]


Allegri convinced Juve can get past Spurs

Added: 18.02.2018 15:29 | 4 views | 0 comments

Massimiliano Allegri insisted Juventus can still get past Tottenham in the Champions League after they responded to a 2-2 draw with Spurs by winning the Derby della Mole 1-0 at Torino on Sunday. The Scudetto holders gave up an early 2-0 lead and missed a penalty at home to Mauricio Pochettino's team in the round of 16 ...]


We had to change hotels – Ovrebo recalls fury after 2009 Chelsea-Barcelona semi-final

Added: 18.02.2018 11:07 | 4 views | 0 comments

The referee for Barcelona's Champions League semi-final second leg against Chelsea in 2009 was forced to change his hotel in the wake of the controversial clash at Stamford Bridge. Tom Henning Ovrebo was at the centre of a firestorm during the clash nine years ago, in which Barca snatched a dramatic 1-1 draw to secure ...]


Fabregas still wary of timeless Iniesta

Added: 18.02.2018 8:51 | 4 views | 0 comments

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas says the danger posed by Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta has not diminished with age. Fabregas will face his former team-mate and compatriot when the Catalans visit Stamford Bridge for the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Tuesday. Iniesta, 33, has been used with caution by head coach Ernesto ...]


Valverde: Coutinho dropped for the good of Barcelona

Added: 18.02.2018 6:33 | 5 views | 0 comments

Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde said Philippe Coutinho was benched for the good of the team following the LaLiga leader's victory at Eibar. Despite being ineligible for Tuesday's Champions League showdown with Chelsea following his arrival from fellow last-16 participants Liverpool, Coutinho was dropped for Barca's 2-0 win on Saturday. Coutinho – a €160million signing ...]


Ronaldo better than Neymar? No says Xavi

Added: 18.02.2018 4:36 | 6 views | 0 comments

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a brace to sink Paris Saint-Germain but Xavi dismissed the Real Madrid star's performance as he defended Neymar's display in the Champions League loss. Ronaldo was at the double as Champions League titleholders Madrid came from behind to beat French giants PSG 3-1 in the first leg of their last-16 clash at ...]


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