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Chelsea beat Slavia Prague to reach Europa League semi-finals

Chelsea beat Slavia Prague to reach Europa League semi-finals

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Manager Maurizio Sarri says Chelsea's slow starts to the second half of matches are becoming a "big problem", after they were forced to withstand a Slavia Prague fightback before reaching the Europa League semi-finals.Chelsea were cruising at half-time with a four-goal aggregate lead before Petr Sevcik produced two sensational strikes as the nerves crept into a previously dominant performance at Stamford Bridge.The Blues also conceded early in the second half of their loss to Everton last month, as well in their victory against Cardiff on 31 March, while just last weekend Liverpool hit them with two goals in eight minutes at the start of the second period as they fell to a Premier League defeat at Anfield. ...
March Madness Sweet 16 roundup: Gonzaga, Purdue reach Elite Eight

March Madness Sweet 16 roundup: Gonzaga, Purdue reach Elite Eight

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March 28 (UPI) -- The Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament began Thursday and consisted of matchups that came down to the wire. Third-seeded Purdue edged No. 2 Tennessee in overtime after squandering a large halftime lead, while Gonzaga pulled away in the late stages of the game to defeat No. 4 Florida State. Texas Tech had a dominant showing against No. 2 seed Michigan, and top-seeded Virginia beat No. 12 Oregon in a defensive slugfest. Below is a roundup of the scores from Thursday's opening round of the Sweet 16 and a brief recap of each game. No. 1 Gonzaga 72, No. 4 Florida State 58 Gonzaga reached the Elite Eight for the fourth time in school history after defeating Florida State in a rematch from last year's Sweet 16. The Bulldogs led for a majority of the contest but the Seminoles ral...
Luis Fonsi's 'Despacito' becomes first video to reach 6B views

Luis Fonsi's 'Despacito' becomes first video to reach 6B views

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Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Luis Fonsi's music video for "Despacito," featuring Daddy Yankee, has become the first video ever to reach six billion views on YouTube.Fonsi celebrated reaching the milestone on Instagram by thanking everyone involved with the hit song including Daddy Yankee. YouTube said that the music video reached six billion views on Sunday after earning 1.9 billion more views than any other video. On average it receives 2.8 million views a day. "Despacito" was released in January 2017. The music video first made history in August 2017 when it reached three billion views. Fonsi made headlines in January when he sang "Despacito" with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show using random lyrics. Let's block ads! (Why?) Entertainment News - UPI.com
Arsenal 0-0 Sporting Lisbon: Danny Welbeck injured as Gunners reach last 32

Arsenal 0-0 Sporting Lisbon: Danny Welbeck injured as Gunners reach last 32

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Arsenal fear forward Danny Welbeck has suffered a "very big injury" after he was carried off on a stretcher during his side's Europa League game against Sporting Lisbon on Thursday.It ended goalless at Emirates Stadium as the Gunners secured a place in the last 32, but the match was overshadowed by the 27-year-old England international's ankle injury."He is at the hospital. The news is that we are going to wait, but we think it's a serious injury," said Arsenal boss Unai Emery. "Every injury is different. This could be a break of something in the ankle."It's clear that we're with him in these minutes. He's a very good person and his commitment with us is very big."It's a very big injury for h...

Arsenal 0-0 Sporting Lisbon: Gunners reach Europa League knockout stages as Danny Welbeck sustains horrifying injury

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]Arsenal sealed their place in the last 32 of the Europa League after playing out a goalless draw at home to Sporting Lisbon. However, the generally flat contest was massively overshadowed by a worrying injury to Danny Welbeck in the first-half – Stephan Lichtsteiner also came off with a hamstring injury after the break. MORE […] talkSPORT