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Champions League: Ronaldo strike sinks gallant Basel


Cristiano Ronaldo scored for the 11th consecutive away Champions League game to earn Group B winners Real Madrid victory in Basel. The ex-Manchester United forward struck early on as the Spaniards maintained their 100% start in Europe. Ronaldo has now scored 71 Champions League goals, moving to within three of ...

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Champions League: Liverpool 2-2 Ludogorets Razgrad


Liverpool conceded a late equaliser at Bulgarian champions Ludogorets – but are still just a win away from reaching the Champions League last 16. The hosts led when Dani Abalo pounced on Reds keeper Simon Mignolet’s error, but Rickie Lambert headed in his first Champions League goal to equalise. Jordan ...

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Champions League: Arsenal 2-0 Borussia Dortmund

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Yaya Sanogo scored his first goal for Arsenal as they defeated Borussia Dortmund and ensured their passage into the Champions League knockout stage. The 21-year-old netted after 19 appearances without a goal when he finished off a one-two with Santi Cazorla with a low shot early on. Alexis Sanchez made ...

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Champions League: PSG 3-1 Ajax

Ibrahimovic celebrates after scoring a sensational volley for PSG on his return to the starting line-up

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored against his former club Ajax as Paris St-Germain secured a fourth straight Champions League win to stay top of Group F. Edinson Cavani opened the scoring for the hosts before Davy Klaassen levelled with a powerful header midway through the second half. But Sweden striker Ibrahimovic made ...

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Champions League: Schalke 0-5 Chelsea

Chelsea celebrate on their way to an emphatic victory which sees them into the knockout stages as group winners

Chelsea qualified for the Champions League knockout phase with a group match to spare as they ruthlessly swept aside Roberto Di Matteo’s Schalke. The Blues, knowing a win would put them in the last 16, led through John Terry’s header after 86 seconds. A slick move ended with Willian driving ...

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Messi breaks Champions League goalscoring record


Barcelona’s Lionel Messi became the Champions League’s all-time top scorer with a hat-trick against Apoel Nicosia. Messi went into the Group F game in Cyprus level on 71 goals with former Real Madrid forward Raul. Luis Suarez had already opened the scoring with his first goal for the club when ...

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Champions League: Man City stuns 10-man Bayern Munich

Man City stuns 10-man Bayern Munich

Sergio Aguero’s hat-trick – including two goals in the last five minutes – kept Manchester City’s Champions League hopes alive in a dramatic victory over Bayern Munich. CSKA Moscow’s late equaliser against Roma in Russia earlier in the evening ensured even a defeat by Bayern at Etihad Stadium would not ...

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Brazil face Colombia at Copa America


Brazil will face World Cup quarter-final opponents Colombia at the 2015 Copa America after the pair were drawn together in the group stage. The pair will compete in Group C alongside Peru and Venezuela, while Argentina, holders Uruguay, Paraguay and Jamaica make up Group B. Group A consists of hosts ...

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