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Frank Lampard highlights what Chelsea need to work on after FA Cup fourth round win at Hull

Frank Lampard highlights what Chelsea need to work on after FA Cup fourth round win at Hull

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Frank Lampard says Chelsea must cut out ‘silly’ mistakes in games.The Blues were on course for a comfortable 2-0 win at Hull in the FA Cup fourth round thanks to goals from Michy Batshuayi and Fikayo Tomori on Saturday. AFP or licensors Frank Lampard knows his Chelsea side need to improve However, they endured a nervy final 12 minutes when Kamil Grosicki pulled one back for the hosts with a deflected free-kick. The Blues have lost to Newcastle and drawn to 10-man Arsenal in their past two Premier League games – and Lampard insists his players need to be more ruthless in front of goal. The Chelsea boss said: “It could’ve been smoother for us if we’d taken our chances. “In the first-half, they were there to be taken and we were neither ruthless in front of g
Australian Open: Karolina Pliskova & Elina Svitolina beaten in third round

Australian Open: Karolina Pliskova & Elina Svitolina beaten in third round

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2020 Australian OpenVenue: Melbourne Park Dates: 20 January to 2 FebruaryCoverage: Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra and online; Live text on selected matches on the BBC Sport website and app.Second seed Karolina Pliskova and fifth seed Elina Svitolina both fell to straight-set defeats in the third round of the Australian Open.Czech Pliskova, who won the Brisbane International in the build-up to the tournament, lost 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (7-3) to Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.Ukrainian Svitolina was thrashed 6-1 6-2 by resurgent two-time Grand Slam champion Garbine Muguruza of Spain. Muguruza needed just 68 minutes to blast past Svitolina.Former world number one Muguruza won the French Open ...
Ben Stokes apologises after altercation during fourth Test

Ben Stokes apologises after altercation during fourth Test

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England all-rounder Ben Stokes has apologised for his "unprofessional reaction" after an altercation with a member of the crowd during the fourth Test against South Africa.The 28-year-old used expletives towards someone as he made his way off the field after being dismissed for two."I wish to apologise for my language that was heard on the live broadcast today after my dismissal," Stokes said. "I should not have reacted in that way."Stokes edged a drive to Rassie van der Dussen at first slip off Anrich Nortje to leave England 157-4 in Johannesburg.England, who lead the four-match series 2-1, closed the opening day on 192-4.In a statement released on Friday evening, Stokes said he was "subject...
Bruno Fernandes to Manchester United: Transfer latest as deal COLLAPSES with Red Devils unwilling to match Sporting’s asking price

Bruno Fernandes to Manchester United: Transfer latest as deal COLLAPSES with Red Devils unwilling to match Sporting’s asking price

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Manchester United have been dealt a huge blow with Bruno Fernandes’ proposed transfer to Old Trafford OFF. This is according to the latest reports which claim the deal has collapsed heading into the final week of the transfer window because United will not match Sporting’s asking price for their star midfielder. Sporting are also unwilling to lower their £68million valuation and have rejected an offer from the Red Devils worth £42.5m up front with a further £8.5m in add-ons. Getty Images - Getty Fernandes was due to join Man United – it appears the deal is now OFF Jermaine Pennant blasts Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for negative tactics at Manchester United The Sun say Joel Glazer, the Man United co-chairman who signs off on transfers, i
Roberto Firmino hits late winner for Liverpool as Jurgen Klopp’s men extend Premier League unbeaten run to 40 games

Roberto Firmino hits late winner for Liverpool as Jurgen Klopp’s men extend Premier League unbeaten run to 40 games

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Liverpool’s stunning unbeaten run now stands at 40 Premier League games after Roberto Firmino’s 85th minute goal secured a hard-fought win at Wolves.Wolves looked on course to get something from the game after Raul Jimenez’ leveller six minutes after the interval, with Nuno Santo’s men then pushing for a winner. Getty Images - Getty But Jurgen Klopp’s men held firm and grabbed a late winner to send the away faithful delirious. The Reds needed less than eight minutes to take the lead. Trent Alexander-Arnold’s corner from the right was met at the edge of the six-yard box by Jordan Henderson and the Reds captain diverted it into the back of the net via a combination of his head and shoulder. There was a VAR review to determine whether it was handball, but the goa