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Late Bellerin goal gives Arsenal thrilling draw vs. Chelsea

Late Bellerin goal gives Arsenal thrilling draw vs. Chelsea

Hector Bellerin hit a stoppage-time equaliser as Arsenal held Chelsea to a 2-2 draw after an enthralling encounter at Emirates Stadium.

Douglas Costa, Mandzukic ease Juventus into Coppa Italia semis

Douglas Costa, Mandzukic ease Juventus into Coppa Italia semis

Three-time defending champion Juventus beat city rival Torino 2-0 to reach the Coppa Italia semifinals on Wednesday.

Manchester City back to winning ways in easy defeat of Watford

Manchester City back to winning ways in easy defeat of Watford

Kevin De Bruyne made a dramatic return to action as Manchester City eased back to winning ways with a convincing 3-1 victory over Watford.

Llorente on target for Tottenham in winning return to Swansea

Llorente on target for Tottenham in winning return to Swansea

Fernando Llorente returned to haunt former club Swansea and Dele Alli struck late on as Tottenham claimed a fifth win in six Premier League games on a rainy night in south Wales.

Andy Carroll double gives West Ham dramatic win against West Brom

Andy Carroll double gives West Ham dramatic win against West Brom

Andy Carroll's dramatic double lifted West Ham out of the relegation zone, as the Hammers were trailing fellow strugglers West Brom until two goals from their towering striker -- the second deep in stoppage time -- secured a 2-1 win.

Klavan spares Klopp's blushes as under-strength Liverpool edge out Burnley

Klavan spares Klopp's blushes as under-strength Liverpool edge out Burnley

Centre-back Ragnar Klavan was Liverpool's unlikely match-winner at Burnley as his close-range header in the fourth minute of added time made light of the absence of three of the 'Fab Four'.

Manchester United return to winning ways at Everton

Manchester United return to winning ways at Everton

Manchester United brought an end to a run of three successive draws as goals from Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard secured a 2-0 victory over Everton at Goodison Park.

Leicester City ease to home win over Huddersfield

Leicester City ease to home win over Huddersfield

A classy volley from Riyad Mahrez inspired Leicester to a comfortable 3-0 home victory over Huddersfield.

Crystal Palace miss late penalty but end Manchester City run

Crystal Palace miss late penalty but end Manchester City run

Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson saved a 90th-minute penalty as Crystal Palace ended City's 18-game Premier League winning run in a dramatic 0-0 draw at Selhurst Park.

Controversial West Brom penalty denies Arsenal victory

Controversial West Brom penalty denies Arsenal victory

Arsene Wenger was denied victory in his 811th league game in charge of Arsenal as an 89th-minute penalty earned West Bromwich Albion a 1-1 draw at the Hawthorns.

Sanchez brace as Arsenal win in Wenger's 810th Prem match

Sanchez brace as Arsenal win in Wenger's 810th Prem match

Arsenal marked Arsene Wenger's record-equalling match as a Premier League manager by winning 3-2 at Crystal Palace.

Wasteful Manchester City extend record with defeat of Newcastle

Wasteful Manchester City extend record with defeat of Newcastle

Raheem Sterling fired Manchester City 15 points clear at the top of the Premier League table as they extended their winning run to 18 games at Newcastle.

Roberto Firmino strikes twice as Liverpool run riot on Swansea

Roberto Firmino strikes twice as Liverpool run riot on Swansea

Philippe Coutinho provided the style and compatriot Roberto Firmino the substance as Liverpool's brilliant Brazilians dispatched rudderless Swansea 5-0 in clinical fashion at Anfield.

Alvaro Morata on target as Chelsea beat Brighton

Alvaro Morata on target as Chelsea beat Brighton

Alvaro Morata returned from suspension to ignite Chelsea's 2-0 Premier League victory over Brighton at Stamford Bridge.

Jesse Lingard rallies Man United to Boxing Day draw with Burnley

Jesse Lingard rallies Man United to Boxing Day draw with Burnley

Jesse Lingard scored twice after coming on at half-time to help Manchester United salvage a 2-2 draw with Burnley at Old Trafford on Boxing Day.

Harry Kane hits hat trick, breaks Prem record as Spurs thrash Southampton

Harry Kane hits hat trick, breaks Prem record as Spurs thrash Southampton

Harry Kane smashed Alan Shearer's Premier League record for goals scored in a calendar year by hitting a hat trick in Tottenham's 5-2 mauling of Southampton.

Roma old boys Benatia, Pjanic and Szczesny star for Juventus in narrow win

Roma old boys Benatia, Pjanic and Szczesny star for Juventus in narrow win

Medhi Benatia's first-half strike was enough as Juventus beat Roma 1-0 in Serie A to move within a point of leaders Napoli.

Harry Maguire levels late as Man United and Leicester draw

Harry Maguire levels late as Man United and Leicester draw

Manchester United will spend Christmas an eye-watering 13 points behind runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City after Harry Maguire secured Leicester a draw with a last-gasp goal.

Harry Kane nets hat trick as Tottenham see off Burnley at Turf Moor

Harry Kane nets hat trick as Tottenham see off Burnley at Turf Moor

Harry Kane fired a hat trick to equal Alan Shearer's Premier League record of goals scored in a calendar year as Tottenham won 3-0 at Burnley.

Hamsik breaks Maradona's record as Napoli extend lead

Hamsik breaks Maradona's record as Napoli extend lead

Marek Hamsik became the top scorer in Napoli's history, breaking Diego Maradona's long-standing club record with the winner in a 3-2 victory over Sampdoria on Saturday that extended their lead in Serie A to four points.

Inter Milan lose ground at the top as Sassuolo secure shock win

Inter Milan lose ground at the top as Sassuolo secure shock win

Inter Milan lost ground on Serie A league leaders Napoli ahead of the winter break as they lost 1-0 to Sassuolo.

AC Milan booed off pitch after 2-0 loss to Atalanta

AC Milan booed off pitch after 2-0 loss to Atalanta

AC Milan were booed off the pitch after falling to a second successive defeat, this time a 2-0 at home to Atalanta.

Goals galore at the Etihad as Manchester City hammer Bournemouth

Goals galore at the Etihad as Manchester City hammer Bournemouth

Sergio Aguero took his tally of Etihad Stadium goals past 100 with a double as Premier League leaders Manchester City swept past Bournemouth 4-0.

Everton take point against Chelsea as Sam Allardyce extends unbeaten start

Everton take point against Chelsea as Sam Allardyce extends unbeaten start

Sam Allardyce's unbeaten run as Everton manager continued as Chelsea were held to a goalless draw at Goodison Park.

Barcelona put three past Real Madrid to pile pressure on Zidane

Barcelona put three past Real Madrid to pile pressure on Zidane

Barcelona moved 14 points clear of Real Madrid in La Liga as three second-half goals wrapped up a convincing 3-0 victory at the Bernabeu.

Arsenal and Liverpool draw crazy six-goal thriller

Arsenal and Liverpool draw crazy six-goal thriller

Liverpool fended off three goals in five minutes from Arsenal to salvage a 3-3 Premier League draw at the Emirates Stadium.

Jurgen Klopp hints Mohamed Salah likely to miss World Cup
Real Madrid 3 - 1 Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp hints Mohamed Salah likely to miss World Cup

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp believes Mo Salah is likely to miss the World Cup after leaving the Champions League final injured in the first half.

Real Madrid hero Gareth Bale fuels Premier League speculation
Real Madrid 3 - 1 Liverpool

Real Madrid hero Gareth Bale fuels Premier League speculation

Gareth Bale said he wants to be playing every week -- which "has not happened this season" -- after leading Real Madrid to the Champions League trophy in Saturday's 3-1 win over Liverpool.

Cristiano Ronaldo hints at Real Madrid exit
Real Madrid 3 - 1 Liverpool

Cristiano Ronaldo hints at Real Madrid exit

Cristiano Ronaldo cast doubt over his future with Real Madrid after they won the Champions League for the third consecutive season on Saturday in a 3-1 win over Liverpool.

Bale stunner and Karius howlers give Real historic hat-trick
Real Madrid 3 - 1 Liverpool

Bale stunner and Karius howlers give Real historic hat-trick

Real Madrid beat Liverpool 3-1 to win the Champions League for a third successive season thanks to a spectacular two-goal substitute appearance from Gareth Bale and a performance to forget for Loris Karius.

Record-setting Liverpool see off Roma to book Champions League final spot
Roma 4 - 2 (6-7) Liverpool

Record-setting Liverpool see off Roma to book Champions League final spot

Liverpool set up a repeat of their 1981 meeting against Real Madrid despite a first Champions League defeat of the season at the Stadio Olimpico.

Real Madrid hold off Bayern Munich to reach third straight Champions League final
Real Madrid 2 - 2 (4-3) Bayern Munich

Real Madrid hold off Bayern Munich to reach third straight Champions League final

Two goals from Karim Benzema helped Real Madrid advance to their third straight Champions League final 4-3 on aggregate after a scintillating 2-2 draw with Bayern Munich in the second leg of their last-four clash on Tuesday.

Real Madrid beat Bayern Munich with Marco Asensio winner
Bayern Munich 1 - 2 Real Madrid

Real Madrid beat Bayern Munich with Marco Asensio winner

Real Madrid will be firm favourites to reach another Champions League final after winning 2-1 away to Bayern Munich in the first leg of their semifinal.

Liverpool score five but late goals give Roma glimmer of hope
Liverpool 5 - 2 Roma

Liverpool score five but late goals give Roma glimmer of hope

Liverpool scored five but conceded two late goals as Roma gave themselves a glimmer of hope in a 5-2 defeat at Anfield after the home side had swept into a huge lead.

Liverpool face Roma in semis, holders Real drawn against Bayern
Champions League Draw

Liverpool face Roma in semis, holders Real drawn against Bayern

Liverpool will face Roma in the semifinals of the Champions League later this month as they continue their attempt to win it for the first time since 2005.

 Ronaldo rescues Real again but Madrid's fear factor destroyed by Juve
Real Madrid 1 - 3 Juventus

Ronaldo rescues Real again but Madrid's fear factor destroyed by Juve

Cristiano Ronaldo scored an injury-time penalty to book Real Madrid's place in the Champions League semifinals after losing the second leg 3-1, but winning the tie 4-3 on aggregate.

Bayern Munich hold off Sevilla to reach Champions League semifinals
Bayern Munich 0 - 0 Sevilla

Bayern Munich hold off Sevilla to reach Champions League semifinals

Bayern Munich are through to the Champions League semifinals for the seventh time in nine years after a 0-0 draw in their quarterfinal second leg with Sevilla.

Barcelona crash out of Champions League after shock loss to Roma
Roma 3 - 0 Barcelona

Barcelona crash out of Champions League after shock loss to Roma

Barcelona suffered a shock Champions League defeat at the hands of Roma, losing 3-0 in their quarterfinal second leg at the Stadio Olimpico to go out 4-4 on aggregate thanks to an away goal for the Serie A side in the first leg.

Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino see Liverpool past Man City
Man City 1 - 2 Liverpool

Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino see Liverpool past Man City

Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino scored second-half goals as Liverpool won 2-1 at Manchester City to reach the Champions League semifinals 5-1 on aggregate.

Two Roma own goals help Barcelona to home victory in first leg
Barcelona 4 - 1 Roma

Two Roma own goals help Barcelona to home victory in first leg

A pair of own goals helped Barcelona take a major step toward the Champions League semifinals with a 4-1 win over Roma at the Camp Nou on Wednesday.

Irresistible Liverpool thrash Man City in UCL quarterfinal first leg
Liverpool 3 - 0 Man City

Irresistible Liverpool thrash Man City in UCL quarterfinal first leg

Liverpool drew significant first blood in their all-English Champions League quarterfinal as Manchester City were blown away in 45 minutes in a raucous 3-0 Anfield defeat.

Bayern Munich rally past Sevilla with two away goals in UCL quarters
Sevilla 1 - 2 Bayern

Bayern Munich rally past Sevilla with two away goals in UCL quarters

Bayern Munich fought back from a goal down to beat Sevilla 2-1 in their Champions League quarterfinal first leg on Tuesday night at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan.

Remarkable Ronaldo runs the show as Real Madrid rout Juventus 3-0
Juventus 0 - 3 Real Madrid

Remarkable Ronaldo runs the show as Real Madrid rout Juventus 3-0

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a spectacular brace to hand Real Madrid a 3-0 victory over Juventus in their Champions League quarterfinal first leg on Tuesday.

Liverpool vs. Man City dominates UCL draw as Real Madrid, Barca, Bayern kept apart
Champions League Draw

Liverpool vs. Man City dominates UCL draw as Real Madrid, Barca, Bayern kept apart

Liverpool face Manchester City in an all-English Champions League quarterfinal after the draw in Switzerland on Friday.

Lionel Messi gets 100th UCL goal as Chelsea are beaten by Barcelona
Barcelona 3 - 0 Chelsea

Lionel Messi gets 100th UCL goal as Chelsea are beaten by Barcelona

Two goals from Lionel Messi -- one the fastest of his career and the other his 100th in the Champions League -- helped Barcelona beat Chelsea 3-0 at the Camp Nou and advance to the quarterfinals 4-1 on aggregate.

Bayern Munich cruise into Champions League quarterfinals over Besiktas
Besiktas 1 - 3 Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich cruise into Champions League quarterfinals over Besiktas

Bayern Munich coasted into the quarterfinals of the Champions League with a 3-1 win over Besiktas in Istanbul to complete an 8-1 aggregate win.

Edin Dzeko strikes as Roma defeat Shakhtar, advance to UCL quarters
Roma 1 - 0 Shakhtar

Edin Dzeko strikes as Roma defeat Shakhtar, advance to UCL quarters

A second-half strike from Edin Dzeko sent Roma into the quarterfinals of the Champions League with a 1-0 home victory against 10-man Shakhtar Donetsk.

Ben Yedder double for Sevilla knocks Man United out of UCL
Man United 1 - 2 Sevilla

Ben Yedder double for Sevilla knocks Man United out of UCL

Sevilla are through to the Champions League quarterfinals after beating Manchester United 2-1 in their second leg at Old Trafford on Tuesday night.

Manchester City easily advance to quarterfinals despite loss vs. Basel
Manchester City 1 - 2 Basel

Manchester City easily advance to quarterfinals despite loss vs. Basel

Manchester City slipped to their first home defeat since December 2016 as Basel won the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie 2-1.

Juventus revival knocks Spurs out of Champions League
Tottenham Hotspur 1 - 2 Juventus

Juventus revival knocks Spurs out of Champions League

Two goals in under three second-half minutes saw Juventus come back from 1-0 down to knock Tottenham Hotspur out of the Champions League, with a 2-1 win at Wembley putting them through to the quarterfinals 4-3 on aggregate.

Liverpool advance to quarterfinals of Champions League after draw vs. Porto
Liverpool 0 - 0 Porto

Liverpool advance to quarterfinals of Champions League after draw vs. Porto

Liverpool eased into the quarterfinals of the Champions League for the first time in nine years with no great alarm in a lifeless goalless draw at home to Porto.

Ruthless Real Madrid crush PSG's Champions League dream
PSG 1 - 2 Real Madrid

Ruthless Real Madrid crush PSG's Champions League dream

Holders Real Madrid eased into the Champions League quarterfinals with a 2-1 win at 10-man Paris Saint-Germain.

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.