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Northern Ireland beaten by Bosnia in UEFA Nations League after defensive mix-up

Northern Ireland beaten by Bosnia in UEFA Nations League after defensive mix-up

Northern Ireland's UEFA Nations League got to off to a losing start with a 2-1 home defeat against Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Spain fightback to beat England 2-1 in up-and-down Nations League match

Spain fightback to beat England 2-1 in up-and-down Nations League match

Spain were the better side but had to work for a 2-1 UEFA Nations League comeback win against England at Wembley Stadium on Saturday night.

Luis Suarez nets brace, adds assist to lead Uruguay past Mexico

Luis Suarez nets brace, adds assist to lead Uruguay past Mexico

Luis Suarez scored twice and added an assist as Uruguay beat Mexico 4-1 in Houston on Friday.

Neymar, Roberto Firmino strike as Brazil ease past United States

Neymar, Roberto Firmino strike as Brazil ease past United States

Brazil got the better of a gritty United States team, running out 2-0 winners at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Friday night.

Italy and Poland end in 1-1 draw in UEFA Nations League opener

Italy and Poland end in 1-1 draw in UEFA Nations League opener

Italy needed a late penalty from midfielder Jorginho to scrape a 1-1 draw at home to Poland in the UEFA Nations League on Friday, their first competitive game under coach Roberto Mancini.

Michy Batshuayi scores two as brilliant Belgium hand Scotland home historic defeat

Michy Batshuayi scores two as brilliant Belgium hand Scotland home historic defeat

Belgium handed error-prone Scotland their biggest home defeat in over 45 years as they coasted to a 4-0 friendly win helped by Michy Batshuayi's second-half double at Hampden Park on Friday.

Portugal hold Croatia as Pepe marks 100th cap with equaliser

Portugal hold Croatia as Pepe marks 100th cap with equaliser

Croatia failed to exact revenge for their Euro 2016 exit at the hands of Portugal in their friendly meeting in the Algarve - despite the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo.

Wales thrash Republic of Ireland in Ryan Giggs' home debut

Wales thrash Republic of Ireland in Ryan Giggs' home debut

Wales manager Ryan Giggs enjoyed a memorable first home match in charge as they thrashed Ireland 4-1 in the inaugural UEFA Nations League at a rocking Cardiff City Stadium on Thursday.

Alphonse Areola heroics see France hang on for goalless draw with Germany

Alphonse Areola heroics see France hang on for goalless draw with Germany

World champions France never hit top form and had third-choice keeper Alphonse Areola to thank for a 0-0 draw against Germany in their inaugural Nations League game on Thursday, their first appearance since lifting the World Cup.

Valere Germain leads Marseille past former team Monaco with last-gasp header

Valere Germain leads Marseille past former team Monaco with last-gasp header

Marseille came from behind to win 3-2 at Monaco with a last-gasp goal from Valere Germain on Sunday, ending a dismal run against their main Ligue 1 rivals under coach Rudi Garcia.

Napoli humbled at Sampdoria after Ancelotti tinkers

Napoli humbled at Sampdoria after Ancelotti tinkers

Serie A title hopefuls Napoli were thumped 3-0 at Sampdoria on Sunday after coach Carlo Ancelotti tinkered with the team, dropping captain Marek Hamsik and forward Jose Callejon.

Schalke slump to second straight Bundesliga loss

Schalke slump to second straight Bundesliga loss

Schalke 04, last season's runners-up, crashed to a 2-0 home loss to Hertha Berlin courtesy of Ondrej Duda's double on Sunday, their second Bundesliga defeat in two matches.

Barcelona hit eight past Huesca with Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez braces

Barcelona hit eight past Huesca with Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez braces

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez scored twice each as La Liga champions Barcelona turned on the style to hammer Huesca 8-2 on Sunday and join Real Madrid as the only teams in the league to win their opening three games.

Late goals help Watford beat Tottenham, preserve perfect start

Late goals help Watford beat Tottenham, preserve perfect start

Watford came from behind with two set-piece goals to beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 at Vicarage Road on Sunday, ending the visitors' perfect start to the Premier League season while maintaining their own.

Manchester United beat Burnley despite straight red for Marcus Rashford

Manchester United beat Burnley despite straight red for Marcus Rashford

Manchester United fans showed their backing for manager Jose Mourinho after Romelu Lukaku struck twice as United returned to winning ways after two successive Premier League losses with a 2-0 victory at Burnley on Sunday.

Alexandre Lacazette scores in season's first start as Arsenal hold off Cardiff City

Alexandre Lacazette scores in season's first start as Arsenal hold off Cardiff City

Alexandre Lacazette scored his first goal of the season in his first start under Unai Emery, handing Arsenal a 3-2 victory away against Cardiff City.

Karim Benzema nets brace as Real Madrid to maintain perfect La Liga start

Karim Benzema nets brace as Real Madrid to maintain perfect La Liga start

Real Madrid continued their perfect start to the Liga season by thrashing neighbours Leganes 4-1 at the Bernabeu helped by a Karim Benzema double on Saturday.

Cristiano Ronaldo fails to score again as Juventus edge Parma

Cristiano Ronaldo fails to score again as Juventus edge Parma

Cristiano Ronaldo was left waiting for his first Juventus goal after drawing another blank as the titleholders won 2-1 at Parma in Serie A on Saturday to maintain their 100 percent record.

Leon Goretzka scores first Bayern Munich goal in win over Stuttgart

Leon Goretzka scores first Bayern Munich goal in win over Stuttgart

Leon Goretzka scored his first goal for Bayern Munich and set up another to lead them to a 3-0 win at Stuttgart on Saturday.

Raheem Sterling, Kyle Walker fire Manchester City past Newcastle

Raheem Sterling, Kyle Walker fire Manchester City past Newcastle

Raheem Sterling and Kyle Walker each scored as Manchester City defeated Newcastle United 2-1 at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday.

Stefan Savic sent off as Atletico Madrid slump to Celta Vigo defeat

Stefan Savic sent off as Atletico Madrid slump to Celta Vigo defeat

Atletico Madrid suffered their first major setback of the season as they lost 2-0 at Celta Vigo after defender Stefan Savic was sent off midway through a miserable second-half performance by Diego Simeone's side on Saturday.

Radja Nainggolan scores on debut as Inter claim first league win of season

Radja Nainggolan scores on debut as Inter claim first league win of season

Radja Nainggolan scored on his delayed Inter Milan debut to set them on the way to their first win of the season on Saturday as they beat Bologna 3-0 away in Serie A.

Kylian Mbappe scores solo goal, sent off as sloppy PSG edge past Nimes

Kylian Mbappe scores solo goal, sent off as sloppy PSG edge past Nimes

Kylian Mbappe scored a brilliant late goal before being sent off at the end of Paris Saint-Germain's pulsating 4-2 win at Nimes on Saturday.

Chelsea keep perfect record with win over Bournemouth

Chelsea keep perfect record with win over Bournemouth

Chelsea stretched their perfect Premier League start to four games after second-half goals from substitute Pedro and Eden Hazard gave them a 2-0 home win over Bournemouth on Saturday.

Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino lift Liverpool past Leicester despite Alisson howler

Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino lift Liverpool past Leicester despite Alisson howler

Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino scored in the first half as Liverpool won their first four Premier League games for the first time with a 2-1 victory over Leicester City on Saturday at the King Power Stadium.

Patrick Cutrone scores late, VAR disallows two goals in eventful AC Milan win

Patrick Cutrone scores late, VAR disallows two goals in eventful AC Milan win

A late stoppage-time goal by substitute Patrick Cutrone gave AC Milan a 2-1 home win over Roma in an electrifying Serie A clash on Friday and eased the pressure on manager Gennaro Gattuso.

Maximin goal helps Nice beat Lyon for first Ligue 1 win of season

Maximin goal helps Nice beat Lyon for first Ligue 1 win of season

Striker Allan Saint-Maximin's powerful deflected shot gave struggling Nice a shock 1-0 away win over Olympique Lyonnais on Friday as Patrick Viera's side earned their first victory in Ligue 1 this season.

Marco Reus and Borussia Dortmund struggle in first ever 0-0 draw against Hanover

Marco Reus and Borussia Dortmund struggle in first ever 0-0 draw against Hanover

Borussia Dortmund twice hit the woodwork but could not score in their first-ever goalless Bundesliga draw against Hannover 96 on Friday.

Europa League: Burnley fail to qualify for group stage; Rangers through

Europa League: Burnley fail to qualify for group stage; Rangers through

Burnley's European adventure came to an end on Friday as the Premier League side crashed out of the Europa League playoff round with a 1-1 draw against Olympiakos.

Liverpool draw Chelsea in Carabao Cup third round

Liverpool draw Chelsea in Carabao Cup third round

Liverpool will host Chelsea while Frank Lampard's Derby County will visit Manchester United following the third-round draw for the Carabao Cup held on Thursday.

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Atletico Madrid take commanding lead over Juventus amid more VAR controversy in Champions League
Atletico Madrid 2 - 0 Juventus

Atletico Madrid take commanding lead over Juventus amid more VAR controversy in Champions League

Late goals by central defenders Jose Gimenez and Diego Godin earned Atletico Madrid a 2-0 victory over Juventus in their Champions League round-of-16 first leg at the Wanda Metropolitano, amid more video assistant referee (VAR) controversy.

Leroy Sane, Raheem Sterling on target late as 10-man Manchester City defeat Schalke
Schalke 2 - 3 Manchester City

Leroy Sane, Raheem Sterling on target late as 10-man Manchester City defeat Schalke

Late goals from Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling gave Manchester City a 3-2 win at Schalke 04 in their Champions League round of 16 first leg on Wednesday that put the English side in the driving seat.

Bayern Munich frustrate Liverpool in Anfield stalemate
Liverpool 0 - 0 Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich frustrate Liverpool in Anfield stalemate

Liverpool and Bayern Munich cancelled each other out to draw 0-0 in the first leg of their Champions League round-of-16 clash on a tense night at Anfield.

Barcelona play to goalless draw at Lyon in Champions League match
Lyon 0 - 0 Barcelona

Barcelona play to goalless draw at Lyon in Champions League match

Barcelona were held to a frustrating 0-0 draw at Olympique Lyonnais in their Champions League last-16 first leg on Tuesday as both sides remained unbeaten in this season's competition.

Marco Asensio scores late winner as Real Madrid beat Ajax in first leg
Ajax 1 - 2 Real Madrid

Marco Asensio scores late winner as Real Madrid beat Ajax in first leg

Marco Asensio scored a late winner for Real Madrid in a 2-1 victory at Ajax Amsterdam, who were left to rue a goal disallowed by the video assistant referee (VAR) in their Champions League round-of-16 first leg on Wednesday.

Tottenham hit three past Borussia Dortmund to take control of Champions League tie
Tottenham 3 - 0 Borussia Dortmund

Tottenham hit three past Borussia Dortmund to take control of Champions League tie

Tottenham Hotspur will take a commanding lead to the Westfalenstadion next month after beating Borussia Dortmund 3-0 in the first leg of their Champions League round-of-16 clash at Wembley.

Manchester United's Paul Pogba sent off as PSG triumph at Old Trafford
Manchester United 0 - 2 PSG

Manchester United's Paul Pogba sent off as PSG triumph at Old Trafford

Goals from Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappe left Manchester United with a mountain to climb as Paris Saint-Germain won 2-0 at Old Trafford in the Champions League round-of-16 first leg and Paul Pogba was sent off.

Nicolo Zaniolo strikes twice to clinch Roma win over Porto
Roma 2 - 1 Porto

Nicolo Zaniolo strikes twice to clinch Roma win over Porto

Teenager Nicolo Zaniolo scored a quick-fire double to earn AS Roma a 2-1 win against Porto in their Champions League last-16 first leg on Tuesday.

Liverpool to face Bayern Munich, Manchester United draw PSG, Tottenham get Dortmund
Champions League draw

Liverpool to face Bayern Munich, Manchester United draw PSG, Tottenham get Dortmund

Manchester United will face Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League round of 16, while Liverpool have been drawn against Bayern Munich.

Manchester City win group as Leroy Sane double sinks Hoffenheim
Manchester City 2 - 1 Hoffenheim

Manchester City win group as Leroy Sane double sinks Hoffenheim

Manchester City battled back to winning ways, coming from a goal down to overwhelm Hoffenheim 2-1 in the Champions League with a brilliant Leroy Sane double that ensured they progressed to the last-16 as winners of Group F on Wednesday.

Manchester United fall to Valencia, miss chance to win Champions League group
Valencia 2 - 1 Manchester United

Manchester United fall to Valencia, miss chance to win Champions League group

Manchester United endured an undignified end to their topsy-turvy Champions League group stage campaign by losing 2-1 at already-eliminated Valencia on Wednesday and missing their chance of topping Group H.

Nabil Fekir helps Lyon draw with Shakhtar, book UCL knockout spot
Shakhtar 1 - 1 Lyon

Nabil Fekir helps Lyon draw with Shakhtar, book UCL knockout spot

Olympique Lyonnais earned the point they required to book their place in the Champions League last 16 but needed Nabil Fekir's equaliser 20 minutes into the second half to salvage a 1-1 draw away to Shakhtar Donetsk.

Young Boys stun Juventus with brace from Guillaume Hoarau
Young Boys 2 - 1 Juventus

Young Boys stun Juventus with brace from Guillaume Hoarau

Two goals from striker Guillaume Hoarau led Young Boys to a shock 2-1 Champions League win over already-qualified Juventus on Wednesday to hand the Serie A side their first away defeat in a competitive match for over a year.

Thomas Muller sent off as Robert Lewandowski double sees Bayern claim top spot in Group E
Ajax 3 - 3 Bayern Munich

Thomas Muller sent off as Robert Lewandowski double sees Bayern claim top spot in Group E

Striker Robert Lewandowski scored twice as Bayern Munich sealed top spot in Group E following a thrilling 3-3 Champions League draw at Ajax in which both sides ended with 10 men.

Europa-bound Benfica beat AEK in last Champions League group match
Benfica 1 - 0 AEK

Europa-bound Benfica beat AEK in last Champions League group match

Benfica finished its Champions League campaign with a 1-0 win over AEK Athens on Wednesday.

Youthful Real Madrid beaten soundly by CSKA in group stage finale
Real Madrid 3 - 0 CSKA

Youthful Real Madrid beaten soundly by CSKA in group stage finale

Real Madrid suffered their heaviest ever home defeat in Europe on Wednesday when the already-qualified Spaniards were thumped 3-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu by CSKA Moscow in the Champions League.

Viktoria Plzen's win over Roma clinches Europa League spot
Viktoria Plzen 2 - 1 Roma

Viktoria Plzen's win over Roma clinches Europa League spot

Viktoria Plzen beat struggling Roma 2-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday to earn a Europa League spot.

Tottenham into round of 16 after late Lucas Moura goal earns draw with Barcelona
Barcelona 1 - 1 Tottenham

Tottenham into round of 16 after late Lucas Moura goal earns draw with Barcelona

Tottenham Hotspur made it into the round of 16 of the Champions League, coming from behind to grab a 1-1 draw at Barcelona on Tuesday which saw them finish second in Group B at the expense of Inter Milan.

Paris Saint-Germain advance in Champions League after beating Red Star Belgrade
Red Star Belgrade 1 - 4 PSG

Paris Saint-Germain advance in Champions League after beating Red Star Belgrade

Paris Saint-Germain reached the round of 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday thanks to an inspired performance by their three-pronged attack of Neymar, Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappe in a 4-1 win at Red Star Belgrade.

Inter Milan knocked out of Champions League after home draw vs. PSV Eindhoven
Inter Milan 1 - 1 PSV Eindhoven

Inter Milan knocked out of Champions League after home draw vs. PSV Eindhoven

Inter Milan were knocked out of the Champions League after they could only manage a 1-1 draw at home to Group B's bottom club PSV Eindhoven on Tuesday to finish third behind Tottenham Hotspur.

Liverpool beat Napoli, advance to Champions League knockout stage
Liverpool 1 - 0 Napoli

Liverpool beat Napoli, advance to Champions League knockout stage

Mohamed Salah's first-half strike gave Liverpool a 1-0 win over Napoli in Champions League Group C action on Tuesday.

Borussia Dortmund beat Monaco to finish ahead of Atletico Madrid
Monaco 0 - 2 Borussia Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund beat Monaco to finish ahead of Atletico Madrid

An under-strength Borussia Dortmund deepened AS Monaco's season-long misery on Tuesday with a 2-0 away victory that ensured they finished top of Champions League Group A ahead of Atletico Madrid.

Atletico Madrid draw with Club Brugge to give Dortmund top spot in group
Club Brugge 0 - 0 Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid draw with Club Brugge to give Dortmund top spot in group

Atletico Madrid were denied top place in Group A of the Champions League on Tuesday after a goalless draw away at Club Brugge in Belgium meant they finished second behind Borussia Dortmund.

Alessandro Schoepf's late goal gives Schalke win over Lokomotiv Moscow
Schalke 1 - 0 Lokomotiv Moscow

Alessandro Schoepf's late goal gives Schalke win over Lokomotiv Moscow

Alessandro Schoepf's stoppage time goal gave Schalke 04 a 1-0 win over Lokomotiv Moscow in Champions League Group D action on Tuesday.

Porto beat Galatasaray but Turks still finish third in Group D
Galatasaray 2 - 3 Porto

Porto beat Galatasaray but Turks still finish third in Group D

Porto struggled to a 3-2 away victory over Galatasaray in their final Champions League group match on Tuesday but the Turks stayed third in Group D and secured a spot in the Europa League's round of 32.

Cristiano Ronaldo-Lionel Messi Ballon d'Or stranglehold over as Luka Modric crowned winner
Ballon d'Or

Cristiano Ronaldo-Lionel Messi Ballon d'Or stranglehold over as Luka Modric crowned winner

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has ended the Cristiano Ronaldo-Lionel Messi stranglehold on the Ballon d'Or.

Paris Saint-Germain grab crucial win to leave Liverpool in trouble
Paris Saint-Germain 2 - 1 Liverpool

Paris Saint-Germain grab crucial win to leave Liverpool in trouble

Two first-half goals gave Paris Saint-Germain a crucial 2-1 Champions League home win over Liverpool, putting them in a great position to qualify and leaving Jurgen Klopp's side, finalists last season, in danger of elimination.

Napoli beat Red Star with Dries Mertens brace to stay atop Group C
Napoli 3 - 1 Red Star

Napoli beat Red Star with Dries Mertens brace to stay atop Group C

Napoli swept aside Red Star Belgrade with a typically entertaining performance as two goals from Dries Mertens helped them to a 3-1 win over the former European champions in their Champions League match on Wednesday.

Borussia Dortmund reach knockout stages after 0-0 draw against Club Brugge
Borussia Dortmund 0-0 Club Brugge

Borussia Dortmund reach knockout stages after 0-0 draw against Club Brugge

Borussia Dortmund booked their spot in the Champions League knockout stage with a game to spare after a goalless draw against visitors Club Brugge in Group A on Wednesday.

Tottenham edge Inter Milan in Champions League with late Christian Eriksen goal
Tottenham 1 - 0 Inter Milan

Tottenham edge Inter Milan in Champions League with late Christian Eriksen goal

Christian Eriksen kept Tottenham Hotspur's hopes of reaching the round of 16 in the Champions League alive when he came off the bench to score a late winner in his side's 1-0 victory over Inter Milan at Wembley on Wednesday.