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Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic responds to punter who lost out on £855 winnings due to missed penalty in FA Cup defeat by Oldham

Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic responds to punter who lost out on £855 winnings due to missed penalty in FA Cup defeat by Oldham

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thanks mate Relegation battling Fulham were dumped out the FA Cup by League Two side Oldham on Sunday Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrovic has responded to a punter who called him out for missing a penalty in Fulham’s shock FA Cup defeat by Oldham. Premier League relegation battlers Fulham were dumped out the FA Cup on Sunday afternoon as Callum Lang scored an 88th minute winner for the League Two side. Lang’s goal completed a remarkable comeback for Oldham, who had fought back from a goal down with Sam Surridge cancelling out Denis Odoi’s 52nd minute opener. Oldham enjoyed an FA Cup fairy tale on Sunday Oldham did ride their luck at times, however, and when the hosts were awarded a penalty with just six minutes remaining it...
Khashoggi murder: Five suspects may face death penalty

Khashoggi murder: Five suspects may face death penalty

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Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for five suspects charged with the murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Saudi Arabia's public prosecutor Saud al Mojeb said in a statement that 21 people are now in custody over the killing, with 11 people indicted and facing trial.The highest-level official accused of being behind the murder is former deputy intelligence chief Ahmad al Assiri, according to the prosecutor's spokesman Shaalan al Shaalan.He said Mr Khashoggi's alleged killers had set in motion plans for the murder on 29 September, three days before he died inside the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul. Mr Khashoggi was killed on 2 October after he was given a lethal injection, before his body was dismembered and taken out of the building, Mr al Shaal...
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...
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...
Late penalty sees Bournemouth beat Palace to go seventh

Late penalty sees Bournemouth beat Palace to go seventh

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Junior Stanislas scored an 87th-minute winner from the penalty spot to earn Bournemouth a late victory over Crystal Palace at the Vitality Stadium. The hosts were gifted the spot-kick when Palace defender Mamadou Sakho swung a forearm into the face of Jefferson Lerma at a set-piece.Bournemouth had gone ahead after just five minutes when David Brooks curled in off the crossbar for his first Premier League goal. But after half-time Roy Hodgson's side improved, and the visitors equalised in the 55th minute when Dutch full-back Patrick van Aanholt beat Asmir Begovic at the near post with a powerful strike into the top corner.The hosts could have won the game even before the penalty however, with...