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Giroud and Griezmann score in France's easy win vs. Wales

Giroud and Griezmann score in France's easy win vs. Wales

France underlined their status as World Cup contenders next summer with an impressive 2-0 friendly win over Wales in Paris.

Lukaku, Lozano each score twice as Belgium, Mexico draw

Lukaku, Lozano each score twice as Belgium, Mexico draw

Mexico and Belgium played to a thrilling 3-3 draw in a friendly match in Brussels on Friday.

England and Germany cancel each other out in Wembley stalemate

England and Germany cancel each other out in Wembley stalemate

England made light of their injury worries as World Cup preparations got off to a promising start, with Gareth Southgate's young side fighting out a spirited goalless draw with Germany.

Johansson strikes as Sweden take upper hand against Italy

Johansson strikes as Sweden take upper hand against Italy

Italy must beat Sweden at San Siro on Monday to have any hope of qualifying for the World Cup in Russia after Jakob Johansson condemned the Azzurri to a 1-0 first-leg defeat in Stockholm.

Neymar nets penalty as Brazil ease to win over Japan in friendly

Neymar nets penalty as Brazil ease to win over Japan in friendly

Neymar scored a penalty and missed another in Brazil's 3-1 friendly win over Japan in France on Friday.

Croatia open three-goal lead over Greece after playoff first leg

Croatia open three-goal lead over Greece after playoff first leg

Croatia put one foot toward a place in Russia next year with a 4-1 win over Greece in the first leg of their World Cup qualifying playoff on Thursday.

Controversial penalty hands Switzerland first-leg win vs. N. Ireland

Controversial penalty hands Switzerland first-leg win vs. N. Ireland

Northern Ireland experienced their own Thierry Henry moment in a World Cup playoff as Switzerland gained the upper hand in Belfast with a controversially-awarded penalty.

Scotland begin post-Strachan era with loss to Netherlands

Scotland begin post-Strachan era with loss to Netherlands

Scotland began life after Gordon Strachan with a 1-0 friendly defeat by Holland at Pittodrie after Memphis Depay netted a controversial winner.

Sublime Asensio strike helps Real past Las Palmas, stay in third

Sublime Asensio strike helps Real past Las Palmas, stay in third

Marco Asensio struck an instant classic as Real Madrid returned to winning ways with a 3-0 victory over Las Palmas.

Suso, Romagnoli strike as AC Milan ease past Sassuolo

Suso, Romagnoli strike as AC Milan ease past Sassuolo

Goals either side of half-time from Alessio Romagnoli and Suso gave AC Milan a 2-0 victory at Sassuolo on Sunday night.

Roma win Florence thriller

Roma win Florence thriller

Roma enjoyed a 12th consecutive Serie A away victory in this six-goal thriller with Fiorentina, including a brace from Gerson.

Napoli frustrated by Chievo

Napoli frustrated by Chievo

Napoli kept a clean sheet despite missing Pepe Reina, but were unable to break down an organised and rugged Chievo.

Eder saves Inter Milan from defeat with late goal against Torino

Eder saves Inter Milan from defeat with late goal against Torino

Inter Milan missed the chance to return to the top of Serie A after being held to a 1-1 draw by Torino.

Alvaro Morata strikes as Chelsea see off Manchester United

Alvaro Morata strikes as Chelsea see off Manchester United

A fine header from Alvaro Morata gave Chelsea a 1-0 win over Manchester United at Stamford Bridge as Manchester City stretched their advantage at the top of the Premier League.

Mario Balotelli scores and is sent off as Nice end bad run with win vs. Dijon

Mario Balotelli scores and is sent off as Nice end bad run with win vs. Dijon

Mario Balotelli scored the winner but was later sent off as struggling Nice ended a four-match Ligue 1 losing streak by beating Dijon 1-0 at home.

Juventus avoid slip up vs. Benevento through Juan Cuadrado

Juventus avoid slip up vs. Benevento through Juan Cuadrado

Juventus survived a scare as they came from behind to beat Serie A's bottom club Benevento 2-1 at home.

Manchester City extend Premier League lead with win over Arsenal

Manchester City extend Premier League lead with win over Arsenal

Manchester City secured their 10th win in 11 Premier League games, extending their lead at the top of the table with a 3-1 victory over Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium.

Son Heung-Min strikes as Tottenham squeeze past Crystal Palace

Son Heung-Min strikes as Tottenham squeeze past Crystal Palace

Tottenham Hotspur got back to winning ways in domestic football as Son Heung-Min's goal proved enough to see off an unlucky Crystal Palace at Wembley.

Paco Alcacer brace guides Barcelona to victory over Sevilla

Paco Alcacer brace guides Barcelona to victory over Sevilla

Paco Alcacer was Barcelona's match-winner as his brace helped the LaLiga leaders make it 10 victories from 11 games with a 2-1 success over Sevilla.

Sampdoria defeat Genoa in Derby della Lantern

Sampdoria defeat Genoa in Derby della Lantern

Gaston Ramirez and Fabio Quagliarella fired Sampdoria to a 2-0 Serie A win at Genoa in the Derby della Lanterna.

Bayern Munich cruise past Borussia Dortmund with statement win

Bayern Munich cruise past Borussia Dortmund with statement win

Bayern Munich moved six points clear of Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga table with a 3-1 victory in Der Klassiker at Signal Iduna Park.

Monaco score six past Guingamp

Monaco score six past Guingamp

Second-placed Monaco reacted to PSG's triumph by thumping Guingamp 6-0 at home.

Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappe on fire as PSG thrash Angers

Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappe on fire as PSG thrash Angers

Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappe both scored twice as Paris St Germain thrashed Angers 5-0 in Ligue 1.

Thomas Partey's late free kick gives Atletico victory at Depor

Thomas Partey's late free kick gives Atletico victory at Depor

Atletico Madrid needed an stoppage-time goal to avoid another poor result in La Liga, earning a hard-fought 1-0 win at Deportivo La Coruna from Thomas Partey's free kick on Saturday.

Four-goal Liverpool stroll at struggling West Ham

Four-goal Liverpool stroll at struggling West Ham

Liverpool deepened West Ham United's problems as they strolled to a 4-1 win at the London Stadium.

Peter Crouch rescues point for Stoke against Leicester

Peter Crouch rescues point for Stoke against Leicester

Peter Crouch's second-half header earned Stoke a point at home to Leicester and ensured a familiar scoreline at the bet365 Stadium.

AC Milan made to wait after AEK stalemate in Europa League

AC Milan made to wait after AEK stalemate in Europa League

AC Milan were made to wait for confirmed qualification from the Europa League group stage after being held to a 0-0 draw in a mediocre game at AEK Athens.

Arsenal qualify despite Red Star Belgrade stalemate

Arsenal qualify despite Red Star Belgrade stalemate

Arsenal qualified from the Europa League group stage despite being held to a 0-0 home draw by Red Star Belgrade, with rivals BATE Borisov being thrashed 5-2 in Cologne.

10-man Everton crash out with dismal defeat in Lyon

10-man Everton crash out with dismal defeat in Lyon

Managerless Everton crashed out of the Europa League with two Group E games left to play as they were beaten 3-0 at Lyon.

Dele Alli at the double as Tottenham ease to win over Real Madrid

Dele Alli at the double as Tottenham ease to win over Real Madrid

Tottenham delivered one of the finest victories in the club's history as Dele Alli scored twice in a 3-1 demolition of Real Madrid.

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De Gea stars as Man United escape Sevilla with goalless UCL draw
Sevilla 0 - 0 Man United

De Gea stars as Man United escape Sevilla with goalless UCL draw

David De Gea's exceptional display saved Manchester United's blushes as Jose Mourinho's men somehow escaped with a goalless draw from a match dominated by Sevilla.

Fred nets winner as Shakhtar Donetsk beat Roma in first leg
Shakhtar Donetsk 2 - 1 Roma

Fred nets winner as Shakhtar Donetsk beat Roma in first leg

Shakhtar Donetsk pulled off a second-half comeback to beat Roma 2-1 in their Champions League round-of-16 first leg in Ukraine on Wednesday night.

Muller, Lewandowski braces as Bayern Munich beat 10-man Besiktas
Bayern Munich 5 - 0 Besiktas

Muller, Lewandowski braces as Bayern Munich beat 10-man Besiktas

Bayern Munich look assured of a Champions League quarterfinal spot for a seventh straight season after thrashing 10-man Besiktas 5-0 in Germany.

Lionel Messi's goal gives Barcelona draw at Chelsea
Chelsea 1 - 1 Barcelona

Lionel Messi's goal gives Barcelona draw at Chelsea

Lionel Messi broke his goal duck against Chelsea to deny Antonio Conte's side a crucial lead over Barcelona in their Champions League showdown.

Sadio Mane nets hat trick in Liverpool's runaway win against Porto
Porto 0 - 5 Liverpool

Sadio Mane nets hat trick in Liverpool's runaway win against Porto

Sadio Mane scored a hat trick and Mohamed Salah continued his phenomenal run with a 30th goal of the season as Liverpool won 5-0 at Porto to virtually assure themselves a Champions League quarterfinal place.

Cristiano Ronaldo strikes twice as Real Madrid come back against PSG
Real Madrid 3 - 1 PSG

Cristiano Ronaldo strikes twice as Real Madrid come back against PSG

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice and Marcelo got another as Real Madrid came from a goal down to take a 3-1 lead over Paris Saint-Germain in the first leg of their Champions League clash at the Bernabeu.

Gundogan scores two as Man City thrash Basel in round of 16
Basel 0 - 4 Man City

Gundogan scores two as Man City thrash Basel in round of 16

Ilkay Gundogan scored twice as Manchester City put one foot in the Champions League quarterfinals with an emphatic 4-0 win over Basel.

Tottenham rally with two away goals in first-leg draw at Juventus
Juventus 2 - 2 Tottenham

Tottenham rally with two away goals in first-leg draw at Juventus

Christian Eriksen completed a remarkable Tottenham comeback as they rallied from two down to draw with Juventus in the Champions League last 16.

Man City new favourites after landing plum draw
Champions League

Man City new favourites after landing plum draw

The round of 16 draw for the Champions League has just concluded, and it's all smiles if you're a club from the North West of England as Manchester City are the new favourites.

Cristiano Ronaldo free kick helps Real Madrid win Club World Cup
Real Madrid 1 - 0 Gremio

Cristiano Ronaldo free kick helps Real Madrid win Club World Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo scored from a free kick to help Real Madrid beat Gremio 1-0 and claim the Club World Cup in Saturday's final in Abu Dhabi.

Ronaldo, Bale score as Real Madrid advance to Club World Cup final
Al Jazira 1 - 2 Real Madrid

Ronaldo, Bale score as Real Madrid advance to Club World Cup final

Gareth Bale was the surprise hero as Real Madrid survived a shock against outsiders Al Jazira to win 2-1 in Wednesday's extra dramatic Club World Cup semifinal in Abu Dhabi.

Real Madrid play PSG in Champions League, Chelsea get Barcelona
Champions League round of 16 draw

Real Madrid play PSG in Champions League, Chelsea get Barcelona

Reigning champions Real Madrid will face Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League round of 16, while Chelsea take on Barcelona.

Cristiano Ronaldo wins fifth Ballon d'Or to pull level with Lionel Messi
Ballon d'Or

Cristiano Ronaldo wins fifth Ballon d'Or to pull level with Lionel Messi

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo won the fifth Ballon d'Or of his career on Thursday, matching Lionel Messi as the most-awarded winner of one of the sport's top individual honours.

Coutinho nets hat trick as Liverpool thrash Spartak to win group
Liverpool 7 - 0 Spartak

Coutinho nets hat trick as Liverpool thrash Spartak to win group

A scintillating display of football from Liverpool's Fab Four saw Jurgen Klopp's side blaze their way into the Champions League knockout phase with a 7-0 victory over Spartak Moscow.

Manchester City fall to first defeat as Shakhtar seal progress with win
Shakhtar 2 - 1 Manchester City

Manchester City fall to first defeat as Shakhtar seal progress with win

Manchester City slumped to their first defeat of the season with a 2-1 loss to Shakhtar Donetsk in their final Champions League Group F game.

Fernando Llorente and Georges-Kevin Nkoudou strike as Spurs seal easy win
Tottenham 3 - 0 Apoel Nicosia

Fernando Llorente and Georges-Kevin Nkoudou strike as Spurs seal easy win

Fernando Llorente and Georges-Kevin Nkoudou scored their first goals for Tottenham goal as Spurs strolled into the Champions League round of 16 by beating Apoel Nicosia.

Cristiano Ronaldo grabs another record as Real Madrid beat Dortmund
Real Madrid 3 - 2 Dortmund

Cristiano Ronaldo grabs another record as Real Madrid beat Dortmund

Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score in every Champions League group stage match as Real Madrid beat Borussia Dortmund 3-2 at the Bernabeu.

Napoli out of Champions League after losing to 10-man Feyenoord
Feyenoord 2 - 1 Napoli

Napoli out of Champions League after losing to 10-man Feyenoord

Feyenoord finally secured their first points in Champions League Group F, rallying from a goal down to beat Napoli 2-1 on Wednesday, costing the Serie A side a spot in the round of 16.

Sevilla draw with Maribor to book passage to round of 16
Maribor 1 - 1 Sevilla

Sevilla draw with Maribor to book passage to round of 16

Sevilla qualified for the round of 16 of the Champions League with a 1-1 draw at Maribor on Wednesday.

10-man FC Porto go through as they hit Monaco for five
FC Porto 5 - 2 Monaco

10-man FC Porto go through as they hit Monaco for five

Ten-man Porto advanced out of Group G with a 5-2 defeat of a disappointing Monaco side, who also went down a man at the Estadio do Dragao.

Red Bull Leipzig out after Besiktas defeat and FC Porto win
Red Bull Leipzig 1 - 2 Besiktas

Red Bull Leipzig out after Besiktas defeat and FC Porto win

RB Leipzig's Champions League debut ended in a 2-1 home loss to Group G winner Besiktas on Wednesday.

Bayern Munich see off PSG, who hang on to win Group B
Bayern Munich 3 - 1 PSG

Bayern Munich see off PSG, who hang on to win Group B

Bayern Munich got a little payback against Paris Saint-Germain with a 3-1 win at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday night in Group B.

Cuadrado on target as Juventus progress with win at Olympiacos
Olympiacos 0 - 2 Juventus

Cuadrado on target as Juventus progress with win at Olympiacos

Juventus secured their place in the round of 16 of the Champions League with a 2-0 victory against Olympiakos in Greece.

Barcelona finish UCL Group D campaign with victory over Sporting
Barcelona 2-0 Sporting Lisbon

Barcelona finish UCL Group D campaign with victory over Sporting

Barcelona completed their Champions League Group D campaign with a 2-0 win over Sporting Lisbon at the Camp Nou.

Lukaku and Rashford on target as Man United edge past CSKA Moscow
Man United 2 - 1 CSKA Moscow

Lukaku and Rashford on target as Man United edge past CSKA Moscow

Manchester United came from behind to beat CSKA Moscow and top their Champions League group as Jose Mourinho's men took their unbeaten home run to a club record-equalling 40th match.

Chelsea finish second as Atletico crash out of UCL after draw
Chelsea 1 - 1 Atletico

Chelsea finish second as Atletico crash out of UCL after draw

Chelsea missed a chance to finish top of Champions League Group C after a 1-1 draw at home to Atletico Madrid, who will settle for a Europa League spot.

Roma edge Qarabag to win Champions League Group C
Roma 1 - 0 Qarabag

Roma edge Qarabag to win Champions League Group C

Roma progressed to the Champions League knockout stage as Group C winners after beating Qarabag 1-0 on Tuesday.

Celtic into Europa League despite Anderlecht loss in finale
Celtic 0 - 1 Anderlecht

Celtic into Europa League despite Anderlecht loss in finale

Celtic will be playing European football after Christmas despite a 1-0 Champions League defeat by Anderlecht at Parkhead.

Barcelona reach Champions League knockouts with draw at Juventus
Juventus 0 - 0 Barcelona

Barcelona reach Champions League knockouts with draw at Juventus

Lionel Messi started on the bench as Barcelona secured their passage into the round of 16 of the Champions League with a 0-0 draw at Juventus.

Bayern Munich slip past Anderlecht despite sloppy display
Anderlecht 1 - 2 Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich slip past Anderlecht despite sloppy display

Corentin Tolisso set up one goal and scored another to give Bayern Munich a 2-1 win over Anderlecht on Wednesday in Group B of the Champions League.