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Frank Lampard highlights what Chelsea need to work on after FA Cup fourth round win at Hull

Frank Lampard highlights what Chelsea need to work on after FA Cup fourth round win at Hull

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Frank Lampard says Chelsea must cut out ‘silly’ mistakes in games.The Blues were on course for a comfortable 2-0 win at Hull in the FA Cup fourth round thanks to goals from Michy Batshuayi and Fikayo Tomori on Saturday. AFP or licensors Frank Lampard knows his Chelsea side need to improve However, they endured a nervy final 12 minutes when Kamil Grosicki pulled one back for the hosts with a deflected free-kick. The Blues have lost to Newcastle and drawn to 10-man Arsenal in their past two Premier League games – and Lampard insists his players need to be more ruthless in front of goal. The Chelsea boss said: “It could’ve been smoother for us if we’d taken our chances. “In the first-half, they were there to be taken and we were neither ruthless in front of g
Australian Open: Karolina Pliskova & Elina Svitolina beaten in third round

Australian Open: Karolina Pliskova & Elina Svitolina beaten in third round

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2020 Australian OpenVenue: Melbourne Park Dates: 20 January to 2 FebruaryCoverage: Listen on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra and online; Live text on selected matches on the BBC Sport website and app.Second seed Karolina Pliskova and fifth seed Elina Svitolina both fell to straight-set defeats in the third round of the Australian Open.Czech Pliskova, who won the Brisbane International in the build-up to the tournament, lost 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (7-3) to Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.Ukrainian Svitolina was thrashed 6-1 6-2 by resurgent two-time Grand Slam champion Garbine Muguruza of Spain. Muguruza needed just 68 minutes to blast past Svitolina.Former world number one Muguruza won the French Open ...
FA Cup third round replay results: Tottenham survive late scare, Newcastle safely through, Coventry thrash League One rivals Bristol Rovers

FA Cup third round replay results: Tottenham survive late scare, Newcastle safely through, Coventry thrash League One rivals Bristol Rovers

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Tottenham and Newcastle secured their places in the fourth round of the FA Cup with wins against Middlesbrough and Rochdale respectively. Both the Premier League sides scored early goals to make their nights more comfortable after needing replays at home to progress. Getty Images - Getty Erik Lamela scored Tottenham’s second against Middlesbrough Giovani Lo Celso put Spurs 1-0 up against Middlesbrough in the third minute at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. Tomas Mejias tried to play a quick ball from defence but it went straight to Lo Celso, who found the bottom corner with a clinical strike. Spurs doubled their lead in the 15th minute when Erik Lamela carved through Boro’s defence and stroked the bell home with the outside of his foot. Tottenham did not a
Manchester City 4-1 Port Vale, FA Cup third round

Manchester City 4-1 Port Vale, FA Cup third round

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Media playback is not supported on this device Phil Foden made one goal and scored another as holders Manchester City saw off a spirited Port Vale side to book their place in the fourth round of the FA Cup.City, who won all four available domestic trophies last season, had to work hard to break down their League Two opponents, but eventually ran out comfortable winners.Oleksandr Zinchenko put Pep Guardiola's side ahead with a rasping shot from distance that Vale captain Leon Legge could only help into his own net. But City failed to turn their superior possession into ...
Boxing news: Zelfa Barrett floored by eye-watering low blow, knocks opponent out in following round on Josh Warrington undercard

Boxing news: Zelfa Barrett floored by eye-watering low blow, knocks opponent out in following round on Josh Warrington undercard

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Zelfa Barrett knocked out Jordy McCorry in the ninth round to defend his Commonwealth super-featherweight title on Josh Warrington’s undercard on Saturday night.The ‘Brown Flash’ was dropped by a low blow from his opponent just one round earlier, and got revenge with the stoppage. The action initially heated up in round three as Barrett floored McCorry with a brutal body shot. In the sessions that followed, Zelfa was warned multiple times for low blows, but not deducted a point. He then scored a second knockdown in round eight, before his opponent saved himself by smashing Barrett back with a low blow of his own. POWER PUNCHER Usyk's top five knockouts as Joshua, Wilder and Fury lie in wait