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Leicester beats Sevilla, reaches Champions League quarters
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LEICESTER, England (AP) — First, the Premier League title. Now, the Champions League quarterfinals. Is there no end to Leicester's soccer fairytale? The improbable rise of a previously unheralded club from central England touched new heights on Tuesday when Leicester beat Sevilla 2-0 to
Chelsea beats United, sets up FA Cup semifinal vs Spurs
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LONDON (AP) — Chelsea prevailed over Jose Mourinho's forceful, spoiling tactics to end Manchester United's FA Cup defense and set up a semifinal derby with Tottenham. On another gloomy return to Stamford Bridge for Mourinho, United's aggressive attempts to neutralize Eden Hazard backfired when
Mexican soccer reverses ruling that led to referees' strike
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MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican soccer federation has toughened a disciplinary ruling against two players after angry referees staged a protest strike over the weekend. Referees refused to officiate matches after the league didn't harshly punish two players who shoved officials last week. One
Liverpool rallies to beat Burnley 2-1, consolidates 4th spot
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LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Emre Can completed Liverpool's comeback against Burnley on Sunday, clinching a 2-1 victory to consolidate fourth place in the Premier League. Liverpool is a point behind Tottenham and Manchester City and 11 adrift of leader Chelsea, having played a game more than the
After win vs PSG, Barcelona loses Spanish league lead
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MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid saw Barcelona falter and then survived an awful mistake by goalkeeper Keylor Navas to regain the Spanish league lead on Sunday. Barcelona lost 2-1 at relegation-threatened Deportivo La Coruna in its first match after its amazing win over Paris Saint-Germain in the
Controversial late penalty helps Juventus beat Milan 2-1
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Fino alla fine (Until the end) is the Juventus motto and it lived up to it again as Paulo Dybala converted a penalty with the last kick of the match to beat AC Milan 2-1 and go 11 points clear in Serie A on Friday. Teen goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma appeared to have earned Milan a precious
Arsenal offers no certainty on Wenger's future as manager
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LONDON (AP) — Arsenal has issued a rare statement on Arsene Wenger's future that gives no indication whether he will still be manager next season. Supporters protested against Wenger as Arsenal was eliminated from the Champions League by Bayern Munich on Tuesday. On Arsenal's website,
Dortmund beats Benfica 4-0 to make Champions League quarters
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DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a hat trick and Christian Pulisic claimed his first Champions League goal as Borussia Dortmund overcame Benfica 4-0 to reach the quarterfinals on Wednesday. Aubameyang had missed a penalty when Dortmund lost 1-0 in the first leg of the
Man City's EPL title hopes damaged with 0-0 draw vs Stoke
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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City's faint ambitions of catching Premier League leader Chelsea were damaged by a 0-0 home draw against Stoke on Wednesday. It was the first match in which City failed to score at Etihad Stadium under Pep Guardiola this season, leaving the team 10 points
Barcelona makes history with 6-1 comeback win over PSG
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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona needed a miracle to make history Wednesday. Three, to be precise. Just minutes away from elimination, Barcelona had to conjure up three instant goals and it was Neymar who stepped up. The Brazilian striker first scored from a free kick in the 88th minute
Ibrahimovic handed 3-match ban for elbowing opponent
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LONDON (AP) — Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will miss an FA Cup quarterfinal match against Chelsea on Monday and two Premier League games after admitting to a charge of violent conduct for elbowing an opponent during a match. The English Football Association said Tuesday that
Bayern completes Arsenal's Euro misery with another 5-1 win
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LONDON (AP) — With a second 5-1 rout in three weeks, Bayern Munich completed Arsenal's humiliation on a night of protests against manager Arsene Wenger. Whether Wenger gets a chance to return to the Champions League next season remains unclear, as his latest contract will expire at the end of
Real Madrid beats Napoli 3-1 to reach Champs League quarters
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NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Two quick-fire goals saw Real Madrid survive an early scare to win 3-1 at Napoli on Tuesday and reach the Champions League quarterfinals for a seventh successive time. Trailing 3-1 from the first leg, Dries Mertens gave Napoli hope with a 24th-minute strike to send a
Ibrahimovic and Mings charged by FA for violent conduct
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LONDON (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Tyrone Mings have both been charged by the English Football Association for violent conduct. Ibrahimovic elbowed Mings in the head moments after the defender appeared to step on the Swede's face late in the first half of Manchester United's 1-1 draw against
Hazard scores, avoids West Ham fan as Chelsea extends lead
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LONDON (AP) — Chelsea took a confident step closer to the Premier League title with goals from Eden Hazard and Diego Costa enough to sweep aside London rivals West Ham 2-1 Monday. The result lifts Chelsea 10 points clear of second-placed Tottenham, with 11 games left. Chelsea manager