Angulo helps FC Goa hold NEUFC

Igor Angulo’s third goal of the tournament helped FC Goa record a 1-1 draw against NorthEast United FC (NEUFC) in an Indian Super League (ISL) encounter at Fatorda Stadium (Goa) on Monday. A proactive FC Goa created better chances, but it was not enough to record a first win. An unbeaten NEUFC stayed in the … Read more Angulo helps FC Goa hold NEUFC

Messi salutes Maradona as Barca wins big

Real crashes to yet another defeat; Cavani produces a master-class for United. Lionel Messi paid a personal tribute to the late Diego Maradona after scoring on Sunday as Barcelona returned to winning ways in LaLiga with a resounding 4-0 home win over Osasuna. Messi adorned a brilliant team display with a thumping strike into the … Read more Messi salutes Maradona as Barca wins big

Champions League: Bayern reach knockout stage with 3-1 win over Salzburg

Lewandowski now has 71 goals in the competition and is joint third-best scorer of all time, along with Spaniard Raul, behind Lionel Messi and leader Cristiano Ronaldo. Holders Bayern Munich failed to hit top form but did enough for a 3-1 win over visitors Salzburg on Wednesday to book their spot in the Champions League … Read more Champions League: Bayern reach knockout stage with 3-1 win over Salzburg

Inter Milan’s match against Real Madrid is ‘like a final’, says Antonio Conte

Both teams need a win to stay alive. Antonio Conte’s Inter Milan takes on Real Madrid in Wednesday’s Champions League clash in a game the coach describes as “like a final” with both sides needing a win. “For us it represents a final, after the defeat in Madrid and the two previous draws there are … Read more Inter Milan’s match against Real Madrid is ‘like a final’, says Antonio Conte

ISL 2020-21 | Santana seals it for Hyderabad

Aridane Santana’s spot-kick earned Hyderabad FC a 1-0 victory over Odisha FC in its ISL opener at the GMC Stadium in Bambolim on Monday. Clean sheet, finally Hyderabad, which finished at the bottom last season, played a refreshing brand of football under new coach Manolo Marquez. It kept a clean sheet for the first time … Read more ISL 2020-21 | Santana seals it for Hyderabad

Champions League | Messi and de Jong to be rested against Kiev

Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman said on Monday that Lionel Messi and Frenkie de Jong will not feature against Dynamo Kiev in the Champions League this midweek, instead being given a rest. Barca travels to Ukraine on top of Group G with a perfect nine points after three games, three points ahead of second-placed Juventus, but … Read more Champions League | Messi and de Jong to be rested against Kiev

Pique sustains serious knee injury

Barcelona’s Gerard Pique has sustained a serious knee injury, the club confirmed on Sunday, with the defender expected to be out for at least two months. Pique cried as he hobbled off the pitch during Barca’s 1-0 defeat by Atletico Madrid in La Liga on Saturday following a colission with Angel Correa. “Tests have shown … Read more Pique sustains serious knee injury

La Liga | Carrasco strike ends Atletico’s 10-year wait to beat Barcelona

Lionel Messi had won the fixture last season with a late solo goal but the Barca captain had a match to forget this time Atletico Madrid pulled off their first La Liga win over Barcelona in more than a decade as Yannick Carrasco capitalised on a blunder from Barca keeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen to secure … Read more La Liga | Carrasco strike ends Atletico’s 10-year wait to beat Barcelona

Chelsea defeats Newcastle, unbeaten in nine games in all competitions

Chelsea scored a convincing 2-0 win at Newcastle, to remain unbeaten in nine games in all competitions, on Saturday. Frank Lampard’s side, which hasn’t lost in its last six league matches, got full points through Federico Fernandez’s first half own goal and Tammy Abraham’s strike after the interval. With five clean-sheets in the last six … Read more Chelsea defeats Newcastle, unbeaten in nine games in all competitions

Women’s Under-17 World Cup cancelled

The Women’s U-17 World Cup in India, which was postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, was on Tuesday cancelled by FIFA. The country was, however, handed the hosting rights of the 2022 edition. Costa Rica will host the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2022. The decisions were taken by the Bureau of the … Read more Women’s Under-17 World Cup cancelled