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Novak Djokovic sees off Dominic Thiem challenge to reach Madrid Open final

With the win, Djokovic has stormed into his third Madrid Open final and first since 2019 Australian Open victory. 

May 12, 2019, 01:00 AM IST

EPL: Mohamed Salah set to return for Liverpool's title decider against Wolves

Salah missed Liverpool`s Champions League semi-final win against Barcelona on Tuesday after a clash of heads with Newcastle United goalkeeper Martin Dubravka.

May 10, 2019, 18:21 PM IST

Liverpool ball boy an unlikely hero in their epic Barcelona comeback

It was 14-year-old Oakley Cannonier who rolled a spare ball towards Alexander-Arnold when the Liverpool full-back won a corner, even as the first ball bounced back into play.

May 09, 2019, 22:56 PM IST

La Liga: Makeshift Barcelona defeated at Celta Vigo and lose Ousmane Dembele to injury

Celta`s captain and talisman Iago Aspas then sealed the win by converting from the penalty spot after another VAR review ruled that Barca`s Samuel Umtiti had handled the ball.

May 05, 2019, 17:28 PM IST

Liverpool's Roberto Firmino to miss Barcelona clash with muscle injury

Firmino featured during Liverpool's 0-3 defeat against Barcelona in the first leg at Camp Nou before being dropped for their narrow 3-2 win over Newcastle United in their recent Premier League clash.

May 05, 2019, 14:40 PM IST

Lionel Messi pays tribute retiring Barca legend Xavi Hernandez

On Friday, Hernandez had announced that he would call curtains to his illustrious 21-year-long football career at the end of the ongoing season. 

May 04, 2019, 17:18 PM IST

Lee Min-sung, Albert Roca among four shortlisted for Indian football team coach's job

Besides Lee Min-sung and Roca, who tasted immense success at Bengaluru FC, the other two aspirants in the fray are ex-Croatia national team manager Igor Stimac and former Sweden coach Hakan Ericson.

May 04, 2019, 14:17 PM IST

Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez to retire at end of season

The 39-year-old Spanish star, who is currently playing for Al-Sadd in Qatar, added that he would focus on his career as a coach after retirement. 

May 03, 2019, 12:38 PM IST

Getafe, Sevilla and Valencia eye UEFA Champions League riches

With three games to go, little-known Getafe have 55 points along with Sevilla but cling on to the coveted fourth spot due to their superior head-to-head record, while Valencia are sixth on 52 but have the best head-to-head record of the trio.

May 02, 2019, 18:00 PM IST

After Lionel Messi mauling Liverpool face reunion with Rafa Benitez

The second-leg of their semi-final with Barcelona awaits at Anfield on Tuesday with Jurgen Klopp`s side needing a comeback of Istanbul proportions if they are to reach the final.

May 02, 2019, 17:46 PM IST

Lionel Messi doubling down on Champions League pledge for Barcelona

Messi`s first act as Barcelona captain was to tell the club`s fans at a pre-season friendly in August against Boca Juniors that he and his teammates "will do everything possible so that beautiful and desired cup returns to the Nou Camp".

May 02, 2019, 15:14 PM IST

Messi torments Liverpool with 600th Barca goal in 3-0 win

The Argentine’s milestone goal was a moment of brilliance as he curled a dazzling free kick into the top corner from distance to add gloss to a scoreline that did not reflect the balance of play.

May 02, 2019, 07:33 AM IST

Jurgen Klopp highlights Liverpool progress without 'world class' Philippe Coutinho

Barcelona signed Coutinho for a club record 142 million pounds ($185.18 million) in January 2018.

May 01, 2019, 16:41 PM IST

Lionel Messi increases iconic status at Barcelona with 10th La Liga crown

Messi`s first Barca title came in 2005 when he was 17 years old and he was also a fringe player when he collected his second La Liga medal a year later. 

Apr 28, 2019, 17:09 PM IST

Rafael Nadal stunned by Dominic Thiem in Barcelona Open semis

Nadal failed to continue his rich vein of form in the tournament so far and was stunned by Thiem 4-6, 4-6 in a men's singles clash that lasted a little over two hours. 

Apr 28, 2019, 13:41 PM IST

Lionel Messi seals another La Liga title for Barcelona

Barca`s captain decided the game and the title in the 61st-minute when he received a header from Arturo Vidal and planted the ball into the far bottom corner.

Apr 28, 2019, 12:03 PM IST

Experience helped propel Ajax Amsterdam to Champions League semi-finals

Ajax will visit Tottenham Hotspur in Tuesday’s semi-final first leg and are chasing a domestic league and cup double.

Apr 27, 2019, 14:03 PM IST

La Liga: Atletico Madrid put Barcelona celebrations on ice with win over Valencia

Alvaro Morata put Atletico ahead on a rain-swept evening in the ninth minute by knocking a cross in from close range on the volley but Valencia equalised in the 36th through former Atletico forward Kevin Gameiro.

Apr 25, 2019, 18:12 PM IST

La Liga: Thomas Lemar leaves it late to give Atletico Madrid win at Eibar

France winger Lemar settled an exciting and open game in the 85th minute, racing towards the far post to meet a pass from midfielder Koke and slam the ball into the net from close range.

Apr 21, 2019, 17:20 PM IST

Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer warns Manchester United players as he looks to rebuild

Chilean forward Sanchez has been hampered by injury problems since joining United in early 2018 and has only managed five starts in all competitions since Solskjaer took over from Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford last December.

Apr 21, 2019, 17:04 PM IST