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Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool LIVE commentary: Reds suffer first-leg defeat in Champions League knockout tie

Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool LIVE commentary: Reds suffer first-leg defeat in Champions League knockout tie

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Champions League holders Liverpool return to European action tonight as they take on Atletico Madrid in the Round of 16. Jurgen Klopp’s Reds, who won the tournament at Atletico’s home stadium last May, edged out Napoli to top Group E before Christmas. But the strength of the Champions League this season means they will now face Spanish big guns Atletico in the knockout stage after they finished behind Juventus in Group D. These two have not faced each other since the semi-finals of the Europa League in 2010. Atletico won that meeting thanks to a extra-time away goal from Diego Forlan. Getty Images - Getty Liverpool take on Atletico Madrid in the Champions League Round of 16 Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool: How to listen The Round of 16 first-leg tie wil
Euro 2020 qualifiers: NI suffer agonising last-gasp defeat by Netherlands

Euro 2020 qualifiers: NI suffer agonising last-gasp defeat by Netherlands

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Northern Ireland's hopes of Euro 2020 qualification suffered a major blow as they went down to an agonising last-gasp 3-1 defeat by the Netherlands.Josh Magennis's 75th-minute header gave NI the lead but Memphis Depay toe-poked home the equaliser five minutes later.Luuk de Jong's hooked effort in the first minute of injury time gave the hosts the lead and Depay slid the ball into the net for his second soon after. The Dutch move top of the group, ahead of Germany and NI on goal difference.European giants Netherlands and Germany both have a game in hand over Northern Ireland and are now in pole position to secure the two automatic qualification spots from Group C.NI remain in contention howeve...
England suffer shock Cricket World Cup defeat against Sri Lanka

England suffer shock Cricket World Cup defeat against Sri Lanka

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Media playback is not supported on this device ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, Headingley, LeedsSri Lanka 232-9 (50 overs): Mathews 85*, Wood 3-40, Archer 3-52England 212 (47 overs): Stokes 82*, Root 57, Malinga 4-43Sri Lanka won by 20 runsScorecard; Table; ScheduleEngland were strangled into a shock 20-run defeat by Sri Lanka that dented their hopes of reaching the World Cup semi-finals and breathed life into the tournament. Chasing 233 on an increasingly difficult pitch, the hosts were smothered by a brilliant Sri Lanka bowling performance in a compelling contest at Headingley.When Ben St...
French Open: Naomi Osaka, Serena Williams suffer upset losses

French Open: Naomi Osaka, Serena Williams suffer upset losses

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June 1 (UPI) -- Top-ranked Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams, the 23-time Grand Slam singles champion, both lost in the French Open's third round Saturday. Sofia Kenin, the 35th-ranked player, emerged with a 6-2, 7-5 win over No. 10 Williams. Katerina Siniakova advanced in the French Open with a 6-4, 6-2 upset victory over Osaka. "I could see that she's not so confident like she was," Siniakova said of Osaka. Osaka blamed her poor performance on fatigue. She also admitted to feeling pressured during the tournament. "I think this tournament I have had a feeling that was different to the other grand slams, or every other grand slam that I have played, because usually I find it very freeing and fun, and this time around I was kind of tense the entire time," Osaka told reporters. Osaka had wo...
US stocks suffer worst week in a decade

US stocks suffer worst week in a decade

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US stocks suffered one of the worst weekly falls in a decade as trade tensions with China, interest rate rises and a possible government shutdown rattled markets.All three indexes closed lower, with the technology-focused Nasdaq down 20% since its peak, placing it in so-called "bear market" territory. The Dow Jones Industrial Average recorded its biggest weekly drop in percentage terms since 2008.The S&P 500 fell 7% for the week.It is the biggest weekly percentage drop since August 2011 while the Nasdaq's 8.36% decline is the sharpest since November 2008.The Dow Jones fell 6.8% during the week. What's knocked markets off course? US economy under Trump: Is it the best in history? After years of gains, US investors are fleeing stocks, worried about a ra...