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Man City 6-0 Shakhtar Donetsk: Bizarre penalty helps set up record Champions League win

Man City 6-0 Shakhtar Donetsk: Bizarre penalty helps set up record Champions League win

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Manchester City recorded their biggest win in the Champions League as they thrashed Shakhtar Donetsk - but an injury-time goal in the other Group F match meant they must wait to secure qualification for the last 16.Pep Guardiola's side are top of the group and were heading into the next phase, until 10-man Hoffenheim came from 2-0 down and scored a 92nd-minute equaliser to draw 2-2 with Lyon.But City will qualify as group winners with one game to spare if they beat Lyon in France on Tuesday, 27 November. "Unfortunately we haven't qualified, but we are so close and will try to maintain this level," said Guardiola."The fact it's not done will make sure we will focus on the competition. It was a...
Cristiano Ronaldo takes selfie with pitch-invading fan moments after Juventus’ Champions League victory over Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo takes selfie with pitch-invading fan moments after Juventus’ Champions League victory over Manchester United

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strike a pose The Portuguese, who spent six magical years with United (2003-09), made a return to Old Trafford for new club Juventus Cristiano Ronaldo rebuked a pitch-invading fan as he left the Old Trafford pitch – before agreeing to take a selfie with him. The Manchester United legend returned to his old home ground for a second time with another club as his Juventus side won 1-0 in their Champions League clash. Ronaldo appears to tell the fan to calm down Paolo Dybala’s 17th-minute strike was all that separated the two sides on a night where Ronaldo was denied a goal after brilliant work by David de Gea. It was a comfortable win for the Old Lady and the final whistle didn’t mark the end of the drama when one fan ran from ...
Jesy Nelson champions Jessica Rabbit curves in sheer red bodysuit

Jesy Nelson champions Jessica Rabbit curves in sheer red bodysuit

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The Little Mix ladies have plenty to celebrate today, as their single Woman Like Me, featuring US rapper Nicki Minaj, 35, is trending worldwide.Less than 24 hours after its release, the song has reached number one on the UK iTunes chart and number five in the US.Tonight, Jesy Nelson, 27, joined her bandmates Perrie Edwards, 25, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, 27, and Jade Thirlwall, 25, at a Spotify fan event.Taking to her official Instagram, the Essex native — whose boyfriend is Harry James — posted a video of herself in the car with her fellow Little Mix ladies.Looking every inch the bombshell, Jesy wowed in a plunging, red sheer bodysuit. Related Articles With her fiery locks flowing in loose curls down her front, Nelson pouted for the camera.Sporting l...
Watch: Cristiano Ronaldo red carded during Juventus Champions League win

Watch: Cristiano Ronaldo red carded during Juventus Champions League win

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Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Striker Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off of the field with a red card during Juventus' 2-0 win against Valencia in Champions League play on Wednesday in Spain. Ronaldo was booked in the 29th minute during his first Champions League appearance for the Serie A power. The five-time Ballon d'Or winner was in the box with Valencia defender Jeison Murillo during the altercation. Juventus was on the attack when Ronaldo got tangled up with Murillo, who fell to the ground. Ronaldo then leaned over the defender, touched his head and made a gesture, likely calling out a dive on Murillo. Players from both teams then exchanged words, before Ronaldo was booked with the red card. He left the field with tears in his eyes. In addition to not being able to finish Juventus' Group H opener, R...
Celtic knocked out of Champions League after loss in Greece

Celtic knocked out of Champions League after loss in Greece

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Celtic will not play in the Champions League group stage for the first time during Brendan Rodgers' tenure after defeat by AEK Athens in Greece.After a week soundtracked by reports of unrest between Rodgers and the board over a failure to strengthen the squad - and amplified by Saturday's defeat at Hearts - Celtic were two down after 50 minutes in Athens. Scott Sinclair's header with 12 minutes to play left Celtic needing to score once more to progress to the play-off round on away goals. But the Greek champions held on to deny their Scottish counterparts a tie with Hungarian side MOL Vidi.Instead Rodgers will lead Celtic into a Europa League play-off round meeting with Latvia's Spartaks Jurm...