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Champions League: Liverpool defeats Bayern Munich, Barcelona wins

Champions League: Liverpool defeats Bayern Munich, Barcelona wins

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March 13 (UPI) -- Lionel Messi scored twice to push Barcelona past Lyon and into the Champions League quarterfinals, and Liverpool defeated Bayern Munich to advance to the next round. Liverpool's Sadio Mane scored a goal in each half to guide his club to a 3-1 win Wednesday in the round of 16. The teams played to a scoreless draw in the first meeting, leaving the clubs in a must-win situation. Mane got Liverpool on the board first with a goal in the 26th minute. He settled a long pass from Virgil van Dijk, spun back to his right and chipped the ball into an open net past Bayern goaltender Manuel Neuer. Bayern struck back before halftime when Liverpool's Joel Matip redirected a cross from Serge Gnabry into his own net. Liverpool retook the lead when van Dijk powered a header past Neuer f...
Bayern Munich vs Liverpool: Three key battles ahead of their Champions League second leg clash

Bayern Munich vs Liverpool: Three key battles ahead of their Champions League second leg clash

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delicately poised It's all to play for at the Allianz Arena with nothing to separate the sides going into the second leg Liverpool’s Champions League second leg clash against Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena is well and truly in the balance – and you can hear it live on talkSPORT. The Bavarian outfit would have been elated to have avoided defeat at Anfield, while the Reds will be equally happy not to have conceded an away goal. Liverpool were effectively stifled by Bayern in the first leg. It means the second leg is deliciously poised and couldn’t be harder to call. It is a mouthwatering tie for the neutral, but what are the key clashes that could decide the outcome? talkSPORT.com has identified the key battles that could ...
Alternative Premier League table after 30 games, based on expected goals

Alternative Premier League table after 30 games, based on expected goals

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This season was always going to be dramatic and now in almost every area of the Premier League table there is a huge battle going on.One of the biggest is for a spot in the top four with Tottenham losing to Southampton, Arsenal beating Manchester United, and Chelsea drawing with Wolves. Arsenal halted Manchester United’s unbeaten Premier League run under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer A vital win for Cardiff City sees their chances of surviving their first season back in the top-flight improve, while even Everton and Bournemouth, who are 11th and 12th respectively, might now be casting a glance over their shoulders as the climax to the campaign becomes tense. Crystal Palace will be frustrated too, losing 2-1 to Brighton & Hove Albion despite having the best of the c...
Chelsea 3-0 Dynamo Kiev: Callum Hudson-Odoi rounds off dominant display as Blues take control of Europa League last-16 tie

Chelsea 3-0 Dynamo Kiev: Callum Hudson-Odoi rounds off dominant display as Blues take control of Europa League last-16 tie

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all over? The Ukrainian side have a mountain to climb after Chelsea took control at Stamford Bridge Chelsea are firmly in command of their Europa League last-16 tie after Callum Hudson-Odoi rounded off a 3-0 victory over Dynamo Kiev at Stamford Bridge. The 18-year-old came off the bench to potentially put the tie beyond the Ukrainian side before next week’s second leg. Hudson-Odoi rounded things off Pedro opened the scoring, capitalising on Olivier Giroud’s clever flick, before Willian doubled the lead with a wonderful free-kick. And a dominant-yet-wasteful Chelsea side got the scoreline their performance deserved with a moment for Blues fans to savour. The two academy graduates, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Hudson-Odoi, combined clinic...
Champions League: Manchester United, Porto advance to quarterfinals

Champions League: Manchester United, Porto advance to quarterfinals

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March 6 (UPI) -- Manchester United and Porto advanced to the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals Wednesday following controversial video reviews. United defeated Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 and advanced on the away goals tiebreaker after a 3-3 aggregate draw following a stunning penalty kick in stoppage time. Diego Dalot's shot hit the arm of PSG's Presnel Kimpembe and bounced out of play for a corner kick. After video review, the referee overturned the decision and awarded a penalty kick for a handball. Manchester United's Marcus Rashford stepped up and delivered a game-winning strike into the net, completing the team's comeback from their 2-0 loss at Old Trafford in the first leg. [embedded content] United struck first with a goal from Romelu Lukaku in the second minute. PSG's Juan Bernat e...