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Messi's 90th minute penalty give Barcelona win over Leganes
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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi scored a 90th-minute penalty for his second goal of the night to give Barcelona a 2-1 win over lowly Leganes in the Spanish league on Sunday. Messi's spot-kick, following a questionable penalty after Neymar tumbled in the area, saved Barcelona from a second
FA Cup: Ibrahimovic rescues United, Kane nets Spurs treble
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LONDON (AP) — Manchester United turned to Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic to come to the holders' rescue and eliminate second-tier Blackburn in the FA Cup on Sunday. The duo came off the bench with around 30 minutes remaining at Ewood Park and combined to complete United's comeback.
Non-league Lincoln into last 8, Leicester out of FA Cup
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BURNLEY, England (AP) — On a dramatic day of late goals and upsets in the FA Cup, Lincoln became the first non-league team to reach the quarterfinals in more than a century and beleaguered English champion Leicester was eliminated by third-tier opposition on Saturday. Lincoln, which plays in
Farah wins final indoor race of career in European record
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BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Mo Farah marked the final indoor race of his career by breaking his own European record over 5,000 meters in a win at the Grand Prix in Birmingham on Saturday. The four-time Olympic champion won in 13 minutes, 9.16 seconds, beating Bahrain's Albert Rop in a sprint
Gameiro nets 3 in 6 minutes, Bale scores in return in Liga
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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — With three goals in six minutes, Kevin Gameiro made a strong case to be Atletico Madrid's first-choice striker after leading its 4-1 win at Sporting Gijon on Saturday. The Spanish league said only Bebeto in the 1995-96 season and David Villa in 2005-06 have scored
Mourinho predicts 'trouble' as United faces fixture pile-up
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MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Jose Mourinho expressed his concern about the potential schedule logjam facing Manchester United in the final months of the season, saying Wednesday it poses the team "many, many, many problems." United is still involved in four competitions — the Premier League,
Madrid's Benzema ends drought with a record-setting goal
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MADRID (AP) — Karim Benzema responded to criticism of his recent form with a goal that helped him to make some history. Benzema scored Real Madrid's first goal in the 3-1 win over Napoli on Wednesday, helping move his club closer to the quarterfinals of the Champions League and surpassing
Real Madrid rallies to beat Napoli 3-1 in Champions League
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MADRID (AP) — The Real Madrid players kept their cool despite conceding a stunning early goal in the Champions League, producing an outstanding performance that kept the defending champions on track for a seventh straight appearance in the quarterfinals. Madrid rallied to defeat Napoli 3-1 in
Bayern Munich routs Arsenal 5-1 to put foot in quarterfinals
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MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich answered its critics with a comprehensive 5-1 rout of Arsenal in the first leg of their Champions League clash to move a step closer to the quarterfinals on Wednesday. Thiago Alcantara struck twice in a superb performance, and Arjen Robben, Robert Lewandowski and
PSG's Lucas jokes that way to stop Messi is to 'tie him up'
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PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain winger Lucas jokes that the only way to stop Lionel Messi is "to tie him up." The Brazilian can afford to laugh for he doesn't have to defend against Messi on Tuesday night, when Barcelona arrives for the first leg of their Champions League match. With a
City overcomes Gabriel Jesus injury, beats Bournemouth 2-0
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BOURNEMOUTH, England (AP) — Manchester City overcame Gabriel Jesus' early departure because of injury to beat Bournemouth 2-0 and climb to second place in the English Premier League, eight points behind Chelsea on Monday. Raheem Sterling's 29th-minute strike and an own-goal in the 69th from
League leader Chelsea drops points in 1-1 draw with Burnley
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BURNLEY, England (AP) — Premier League leader Chelsea dropped points for only the third time since September after getting pegged back by dogged Burnley in a 1-1 draw at a snowy Turf Moor on Sunday. The result meant Chelsea extended its lead to 10 points over second-placed Tottenham, which
Spurs the latest EPL title challenger to trip up
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LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — One by one, Chelsea's closest challengers are falling away in the English Premier League title race. After implosions by Manchester City, Liverpool, and then Arsenal over the past month, it was second-place Tottenham's turn to trip up on Saturday. Spurs were
Gruesome injuries mar victories by Madrid & Barcelona
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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Gruesome injuries marred victories by Real Madrid and Barcelona on Saturday, as both powerhouses won on the road to stay atop the Spanish league. Madrid needed goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Francisco "Isco" Alarcon to beat bottom-side Osasuna by a hard-fought 3-1.
Bayern leaves it late, stretches Bundesliga lead to 7 points
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BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich left it late to beat Ingolstadt 2-0 and open a seven-point lead with its main rivals dropping points in the Bundesliga on Saturday. Second-placed Leipzig was beaten 3-0 at home by Hamburger SV, third-placed Eintracht Frankfurt was defeated by the same score to Bayer