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Barcelona 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur: Lucas Moura goal sends Spurs through

Barcelona 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur: Lucas Moura goal sends Spurs through

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Lucas Moura's 85th-minute equaliser against Barcelona saw Tottenham achieve a remarkable qualification for the Champions League last 16.Spurs, with one point from their first three games, needed to match or better Inter Milan's result at home to PSV Eindhoven and were set for elimination after Mauro Icardi had levelled for the Italian club in the 73rd minute.There was an agonising wait for Spurs before it was announced that Inter had failed to find a winner against Group B's bottom side. Tottenham had gone behind to Ousmane Dembele's early strike but then peppered Barcelona's defence with wave after wave of attacks, with both Harry Kane and Son Heung-min going close.They finally made the deci...
Watch: Manchester United's Ashley Young nutmegs, gets top shelf goal

Watch: Manchester United's Ashley Young nutmegs, gets top shelf goal

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Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Defender Ashley Young opened the scoring in Manchester United's win against Fulham by scoring after a nutmeg on Saturday at Old Trafford. The strike sparked the Red Devils' 4-1 Premier League triumph in Manchester, England. United controlled the ball on Fulham's half during the sequence when Nemanja Matic sent a pass to the left side for Marcus Rashford. The forward received the ball and jetted to his left. He then fired a short pass to his left, finding Young flashing down the flank. Young tracked the ball down with his left boot, stopping its momentum before facing Fulham right back Denis Odoi. The Red Devils defender tapped the ball to his right as he faced up with his counterpart. He then quickly touched the ball through Odoi's legs with the outside of his right boot. ...
Celtic 1-0 Aberdeen: Ryan Christie goal leads Brendan Rodgers’ men to seventh straight domestic trophy

Celtic 1-0 Aberdeen: Ryan Christie goal leads Brendan Rodgers’ men to seventh straight domestic trophy

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CHAMPIONS This is the Hoops' 18th Scottish League Cup Ryan Christie’s first-half strike ensured Celtic would make it an impressive seven successive trophy wins with a 1-0 triumph over Aberdeen in the Betfred Cup final at Hampden Park. After having two spells on loan at the Pittodrie club prior to this season, he scored what proved to be the winning goal in stoppage-time at the end of the first-half. Christie celebrates his goal against Aberdeen Dons keeper Joe Lewis brilliantly saved Scott Sinclair’s controversial penalty in the 52nd minute of a pulsating second-half which thrilled until the final whistle. Since taking charge of the Parkead club in 2016, boss Brendan Rodgers has won every piece of silverware on offer and this...
Manchester City 6-0 Shakhtar Donetsk: Raheem Sterling goes from zero to hero with wonder goal making up for penalty gaffe

Manchester City 6-0 Shakhtar Donetsk: Raheem Sterling goes from zero to hero with wonder goal making up for penalty gaffe

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STERLING EFFORT The England international kicked the turf and won a contentious penalty for the Citizens before a wonderful solo goal Gabriel Jesus grabbed a hat-trick as Manchester City, aided by a farcical penalty decision, edged closer towards the Champions League last 16 by thrashing Shakhtar Donetsk 6-0. City were leading 1-0 through David Silva in the Group F encounter at the Etihad Stadium when Raheem Sterling stubbed his toe and fell over to earn a freak spot-kick which Jesus converted. Gabriel Jesus celebrates scoring his hat-trick Shakhtar had a right to feel aggrieved but they were otherwise outplayed for a second time in two weeks by City, who made victory certain through Sterling, Riyad Mahrez and two more Jesus strikes. It was a...