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Bayern return to winning ways, beat Cologne 5-1
Berlin, Feb 28 (IANS) Bayern Munich returned to winning ways in the league and cemented its top spot after Robert Lewandowski and Serge Gnabry provided a brace each to down Cologne 5-1 on home soil in the 23rd round in the Bundesliga.
2021-02-28
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
City record 20th consecutive win, Villa beat Leeds
London, Feb 28 (IANS) Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola made history as his side continued their winning run to the Premier League title. Goals from central defenders Ruben Dias and John Stones gave Manchester City their 20th consecutive win in all competitions, with Stones scoring the winner in the 68th minute after Michael Antonio's 43rd-minute goal gave an impressive West Ham hopes of taking at least a point.
2021-02-28
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Juventus held to 1-1 draw by Hellas Verona
Rome, Feb 28 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo's 19th Serie A goal for Juventus this season was not enough as Hellas Verona battled back to neutralize the Bianconeri for one point. Juventus made the trip to Bentegodi with a host of absentees, which meant head coach Andrea Pirlo had to call up several youngsters.
2021-02-28
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Barcelona keep title hopes alive with 2-0 win over Sevilla
Madrid, Feb 28 (IANS) FC Barcelona kept their La Liga title hopes alive and probably ended Sevilla's with a 2-0 win in the Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium. Ousmane Dembele and Lionel Messi gave Barca a win in the ground where they lost 2-0 in the Copa del Rey 17 days ago and just four days before the teams meet again in the Camp Nou.
2021-02-28
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Final playoff spot up for grabs as Goa face Hyderabad (Match Preview 109)
Margao (Goa), Feb 27 (IANS) FC Goa face Hyderabad FC in a virtual play-off match that will decide which team takes up the last of the top four spots in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Fatorda Stadium here on Sunday.
2021-02-27
Category: International, Zambia,Sports,Football
Indian Arrows prodigies do well in Indian Super League
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) As the league phase of the Indian Super League (ISL) draws to a close on Sunday, it's time to take stock of the competition so far, played in a bio-bubble in Goa.
2021-02-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
ISL: Odisha beat East Bengal 6-5, match sets record for most goals
Bambolim (Goa), Feb 27 (IANS) Odisha recorded only their second win of the Indian Super League (ISL) season on Saturday with a stunning 6-5 win over East Bengal -- a new record for most goals scored in a match -- at the GMC Stadium.
2021-02-27
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
I-League: TRAU look to stay in top six with win over Sudeva
Kalyani (West Bengal), Feb 27 (IANS) Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) will look to end the first stage of the I-League on a high and secure a place amongst the top-six when they face Sudeva Delhi FC on Sunday at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium.
2021-02-27
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
I-League: Aizawl chasing win and luck in match vs Chennai
Kalyani (West Bengal), Feb 27 (IANS) Aizawl FC will need a win against Chennai City at the Kalyani Municipal stadium on Sunday to finish the first phase of the I-League within the top six.
2021-02-27
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
I-League: Mohammedans face unbeaten Real Kashmir
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) With their place in the I-League's top-six on the line, Mohammedan Sporting will face a tough challenge against an unbeaten Real Kashmir at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK) on Sunday.
2021-02-27
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
ISL: Mumbai-ATK Mohun Bagan showdown for top spot (Match Preview 110)
Bambolim (Goa), Feb 27 (IANS) The final match of the Indian Super League's (ISL) group stage will also decide which team finishes on top of the points table as top-ranked ATK Mohun Bagan clash with second-placed Mumbai City at the GMC Stadium on Sunday.
2021-02-27
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Barcelona, Sevilla's La Liga title chances to tested
Madrid, Feb 27 (IANS) FC Barcelona travel to the Sanchez Pizjuan on Saturday for a game that is absolutely vital to both teams' La Liga title hopes.
2021-02-27
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Weekend fixtures give Manchester City chance to extend lead
London, Feb 27 (IANS) Manchester City look to extend their winning run to 20 games on Saturday and widen their lead at the top of the Premier League when they host fourth-placed West Ham.
2021-02-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
I-League: Top six positions to be decided on Sunday
Kolkata, Feb 26 (IANS) The race for the top six spots in the I-League is set to go right down to the wire with three teams still in the running to secure a place in Group A of Phase 2, which has two vacant spots.
2021-02-26
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
NorthEast qualify for ISL playoffs with 2-0 win over Kerala
Vasco (Goa), Feb 26 (IANS) NorthEast United qualified for the Indian Super League (ISL) playoffs with a 2-0 win over Kerala Blasters at the Tilak Maidan on Friday. NorthEast needed at least a point from the match to cement their place among the top four and an all-round performance helped them leave their playoff rivals FC Goa and Hyderabad FC behind.
2021-02-26
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Hoffenheim, Leverkusen eliminated from Europa League
Berlin, Feb 26 (IANS) Both Hoffenheim and Bayer Leverkusen were eliminated from the UEFA Europa League in the last-32.
2021-02-26
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Granada, Villarreal through to last 16 of Europa League
Madrid, Feb 26 (IANS) Spain will have two teams in Friday's draw for the Europa League last-16 after Villarreal and Granada assured their places.
2021-02-26
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
ISL: Jamshedpur survive Bengaluru fightback to win 3-2
Vasco (Goa), Feb 25 (IANS) Jamshedpur held on to sixth position after staving off a fightback from Bengaluru FC to win 3-2 in what was both sides' last match of the season in the Indian Super League on Thursday.
2021-02-25
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
NorthEast look to complete turnaround with win vs Kerala (Match Preview 107)
Vasco, Feb 25 (IANS) NorthEast United face Kerala Blasters in their final match of the Indian Super League (ISL) group stage needing at least a point to confirm a spot in the playoffs.
2021-02-25
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Messi scores twice as Barcelona beat Elche
Madrid, Feb 25 (IANS) FC Barcelona kept their slim title hopes alive after a brace from Lionel Messi and one from Jordi Alba gave them a 3-0 win at home to Elche, which leaves them five points behind La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid.
2021-02-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Zuniga winner takes Churchill Brothers back to I-League summit
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) Churchill Brothers headed back to the summit of the I-League table after beating NEROCA FC 1-0 at the Kishore Bharati Krirangan here on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
ISL: Mumbai decimate Odisha 6-1, set up league finale against Bagan
Bambolim (Goa), Feb 24 (IANS) Mumbai City rode out to a dominant 6-1 win over Odisha FC in the Indian Super League on Wednesday at the GMC Stadium. The big margin of victory helped second-placed Mumbai match top-ranked ATK Mohun Bagan's goal difference while being three points behind them.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
I-League: TRAU return to top six after beating Indian Arrows
Kalyani, Feb 24 (IANS) Tiddim Road Union Athletic (TRAU) defeated Indian Arrows 5-1 on Wednesday to go fifth on the I-League table with 13 points. A Bidyashagar Singh brace, coupled with strikes by Mayosing, Komron Tursunov, and Chanso Horam led Nandakumar Singh's men to a win after Harsh Patre's magical free-kick had reduced the deficit for the Arrows.
2021-02-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Jamshedpur, Bengaluru look to end season on a high (Match Preview 106)
Vasco (Goa), Feb 24 (IANS) With their playoff hopes over and with one final game to go, Jamshedpur FC and Bengaluru FC will be aiming to end the Indian Super League (ISL) on a winning note as they face each other at the Tilak Maidan Stadium here on Thursday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
I-League: Mohammedans come from behind to beat 10-man Chennai 2-1
Kalyani (West Bengal), Feb 24 (IANS) Suraj Rawat scored a stoppage time winner as Mohammedan Sporting recorded a 2-1 win over Chennai City FC on Wednesday in the I-League.
2021-02-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Jamshedpur, Bengaluru look to end season on a high (Match Preview 106)
Vasco (Goa), Feb 24 (IANS) With their playoff hopes over and with one final game to go, Jamshedpur FC and Bengaluru FC will be aiming to end the Indian Super League (ISL) on a winning note as they face each other at the Tilak Maidan Stadium here on Thursday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
I-League: Mohammedans come from behind to beat 10-man Chennai 2-1
Kalyani (West Bengal), Feb 24 (IANS) Suraj Rawat scored a stoppage time winner as Mohammedan Sporting recorded a 2-1 win over Chennai City FC on Wednesday in the I-League.
2021-02-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Green light for Everton's new stadium on Liverpool heritage site
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Politicians in the UK gave the go-ahead to plans by Premier League club Everton for a riverside stadium costing $712 million despite a call by UNESCO to reject the plan because of the impact it will have on Liverpool's maritime World Heritage Site.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Giroud stunner gives Chelsea advantage against Atletico
Bucharest, Feb 24 (IANS) Chelsea beat Atletico Madrid 1-0 in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League last 16 tie to take a big step towards the quarterfinals of the tournament.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Romania,Sports,Football
Australia, Qatar withdraw from Copa America
Buenos Aires, Feb 24 (IANS) Australia and Qatar have withdrawn from this year's Copa America due to a clash with 2022 Asian World Cup qualifiers, an official of the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) said.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
ISL: NorthEast United closer to playoffs with win vs East Bengal
Goa, Feb 23 (IANS) NorthEast United inched closer to a playoffs berth with a 2-1 win over 10-man SC East Bengal in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Fatorda Stadium on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
I-League: Mohammedans' Suraj nets injury-time winner vs Chennai
Kalyani, Feb 23 (IANS) Suraj Rawat's thunderous outside-the-box strike in injury time of the second half rallied Mohammedan SC from being a goal down to defeat 10-man Chennai City FC 2-1 in the I-League at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
All eyes on Mumbai as they face Odisha in title decider (Match Preview 105)
Bambolim (Goa), Feb 23 (IANS) Mumbai City face Odisha FC in a crucial fixture in the race for the Indian Super League (ISL) league stage title race on Wednesday at the GMC Stadium. With two matches left to play, Mumbai trail top-placed ATK Mohun Bagan by six points which means anything less than a win in their next match would be the end of their ambitions to qualify for the 2022 AFC Champions League.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
I-League: Robertson's brace helps Real Kashmir to 3-1 win over Aizawl
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Mason Robertson scored a brace as Real Kashmir came from a goal down to beat Aizawl 3-1 in the I-League at the VYBK Stadium on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
India's football team to face UAE, Oman in March
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) India's men's football team will play two international friendlies in March against Oman and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in what will be their first assignment since November 2019, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) said on Tuesday. The matches will be played in Dubai with India facing Oman on March 25 and the UAE on March 29.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Zidane leaves out Benzema for Champions League tie against Atalanta
Madrid, Feb 23 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has not included striker Karim Benzema in the 19-man squad for his side's vital Champions League last 16 tie away to Atalanta on Wednesday night.
2021-02-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
ISL: ATKMB avoid shock defeat against 10-man Hyderabad, draw 2-2
Goa, Feb 22 (IANS) Despite trailing twice in a high-pressure clash, league leaders ATK Mohun Bagan fought their way out as they played out a thrilling 2-2 draw against 10-man Hyderabad in the Indian Super League at the Tilak Maidan Stadium here on Monday.
2021-02-22
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
East Bengal looking to spoil NorthEast's quest for top four (Match Preview 104)
Margao (Goa), Feb 22 (IANS) NorthEast United will be looking to keep the pressure on Hyderabad FC and FC Goa in the race for the top four when they face SC East Bengal in the Indian Super League at the Fatorda Stadium.
2021-02-22
Category: International, Zambia,Sports,Football
I-League: Chennai, Mohammedans looking to stay in top 6
Kalyani, Feb 22 (IANS) Chennai City FC face Mohammedan SC on Tuesday as the Kalyani Municipal Stadium, as both sides look to avoid falling further down the I-League table.
2021-02-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
I-League: Gokulam looking for 3rd successive win as they face Sudeva
Kalyani, Feb 22 (IANS) Gokulam Kerala will be looking for a third consecutive win as they face Sudeva Delhi FC in the I-League at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium on Tuesday.
2021-02-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Leipzig cut Bayern's lead to two points with 3-0 win over Hertha
Berlin, Feb 22 (IANS) RB Leipzig capitalised on Bayern Munich's third defeat of the season, beating struggling Hertha Berlin 3-0 to reduce the gap at the top of the Bundesliga to two points.
2021-02-22
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Inter dominate Milan derby, win 3-0 to open 4-point lead in Serie A
Rome, Feb 22 (IANS) The highly-anticipated Milan derby turned out to be a lop-sided one, as Inter Milan swept aside city rivals AC Milan 3-0, with Lautaro Martinez bagging a brace and Inter goalkeeper Samir Handanovic playing heroics.
2021-02-22
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
PSG lose to Monaco, Lille extend lead in Ligue 1
Paris, Feb 22 (IANS) A patched-up Paris Saint-Germain lost to Monaco for the second time this season, as a 2-0 home defeat against Kylian Mbappe's former club handed title rivals Lille a four-point lead in the Ligue 1 standings. It was Mauricio Pochettino's second defeat since taking charge of the defending Ligue 1 champions.
2021-02-22
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
Messi sets club record but Barca drop points
Barcelona, Feb 22 (IANS) Lionel Messi scripted history for FC Barcelona but was unable to stop his side dropping two vital points as they were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Cadiz -- a result which severely dents their slim title hopes.
2021-02-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
City maintain 10-point lead, United beat Newcastle 3-1
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Manchester City maintained their 10-point lead at the Premier League after extending their winning run to 18 games with a 1-0 triumph away to Arsenal on Sunday.
2021-02-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Goa stay in top four race, Bengaluru's chances end
Margao (Goa), Feb 21 (IANS) FC Goa stayed in the race for the Indian Super League (ISL) playoffs with a 2-1 win over Bengaluru FC on Sunday at the Fatorda Stadium on Sunday. The result ends Bengaluru FC's slim chances of finishing in the top four.
2021-02-21
Category: International, Zambia,Sports,Football
Bagan on brink of clinching top spot, face top-4 chasing Hyderabad (Match Preview 103)
Vasco (Goa), Feb 21 (IANS) ATK Mohun Bagan are a win away from securing the top spot in the 2021 Indian Super League (ISL) table while Hyderabad are looking for a victory in their next match to stay ahead in the race for the playoffs. The two teams face each other on Monday at the Tilak Maidan Stadium.
2021-02-21
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Everton finally win at Anfield, Chelsea unbeaten under Tuchel
London, Feb 21 (IANS) Everton drew level on points with Liverpool in the Premier League, after their first win at their rivals' Anfield stadium since 1999. Richarlison opened the scoring for the visitors in just the third minute, before Gylfi Sigurdsson sealed the 2-0 win from the penalty spot in the 83rd minute.
2021-02-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Frankfurt upset Bundesliga leaders Bayern
Berlin, Feb 21 (IANS) League leaders Bayern Munich suffered a setback in the Bundesliga title race, losing 2-1 to Eintracht Frankfurt. The Eagles staged a faultless first-half performance with goals from Daichi Kamada and Amin Younes. The record German champions woke up after half-time, but Robert Lewandowski's goal wasn't enough to take anything from the match.
2021-02-21
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Real Madrid narrow gap as Atletico lose to Levante
Madrid, Feb 21 (IANS) Atletico Madrid's title challenge suffered another setback as they were beaten 2-0 at home by Levante on Saturday.
2021-02-21
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football