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Sports News. Thursday, 27 February 2020 (UTC)


Football. Real Madrid 1-2 Man City: How Pep Guardiola's plan clinched landmark Champions League win - Michael Brown analysis

Pep Guardiola's tactics and a wonderful team performance gave Manchester City the advantage in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie with Real Madrid, says ex-City midfielder Michael Brown.

Tennis. GB's Edmund & Watson reach quarter-finals in Mexico

Britain's Kyle Edmund and Heather Watson both record straight-set wins to reach the quarter finals at the Mexican Open, but Katie Boulter is beaten by China's Lin Zhu.

Football. Even Cristiano Ronaldo can't make Juve great - and fans are not happy

It was a frustrating night for Cristiano Ronaldo and Juventus - and even more frustrating for their fans.

Football. Coronavirus: How Italian football is coping with outbreak

Face masks, financial implications and empty stadiums - coronavirus is leaving a mark on Italian football.

Wednesday, 26 February 2020


Football. Pep Guardiola wants Manchester City 'to believe in themselves' after win over Real Madrid

Pep Guardiola says Manchester City are "not used to doing these things" after they win at Real Madrid for the first time to take control of their Champions League last-16 tie.

Football. Real Madrid 1-2 Manchester City: Gabriel Jesus & Kevin de Bruyne give City win in first leg

Gabriel Jesus and Kevin de Bruyne score late goals as Manchester City fight back to beat Real Madrid 2-1 and take control of their Champions League last-16 tie.

Football. Real Madrid 1-2 Manchester City: Pep Guardiola says City must be 'cautious' for second leg

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says his team will have to be "alert" in their next Champion's League game against Real Madrid following their 2-1 win.

Tennis. 'Sharapova retires with many questions unanswered'

Maria Sharapova may be going quietly into retirement but it certainly will not be the last we hear of her, writes Russell Fuller.

Football. Lyon 1-0 Juventus: Lucas Tousart earns the hosts victory

Lyon produce a spirited display to take a surprise lead after the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie with Juventus.

Football. Transfer rumours: Forsberg, Vertonghen, Salah, Grealish, Aubameyang, Firmino, Werner

Tottenham to rival Man Utd for Emil Forsberg, Inter Milan contact Spurs over Jan Vertonghen, Real Madrid hopeful of Mohamed Salah deal, plus more.

Football. Jamie Vardy: Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers backs striker to end goalless run

Leicester striker Jamie Vardy will soon end his goalless run and reach a century of Premier League goals, says boss Brendan Rodgers.

Football. Middlesbrough 0-1 Leeds United: Mateusz Klich strike keeps pressure on Championship leaders West Brom

Leeds move back to within four points of Championship leaders West Brom thanks to Mateusz Klich's strike at Middlesbrough.

Football. Fulham 1-0 Swansea City: Aleksandar Mitrovic heads late winner at Craven Cottage

Aleksandar Mitrovic's injury-time winner lifts Fulham back into third place as they see off Swansea at Craven Cottage.

Football. Sporting Braga 0-1 Rangers (2-4 agg): Gerrard's side reach Europa League last 16

Rangers back up last week's stunning comeback by producing a poised performance to dump Braga out of the Europa League and reach the last 16.

Football. Inter Miami: David Beckham says there were times he thought franchise 'would not happen'

Former England captain David Beckham says there were times he thought his Inter Miami Major League Soccer franchise "might not happen".

Football. Dele Alli: Tottenham midfielder charged over coronavirus post

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Dele Alli is charged by the FA over a post on social media about coronavirus.

Tennis. 'Saying goodbye': Sharapova retires from tennis aged 32

Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova is "saying goodbye" to tennis at the age of 32.

Tennis. Dubai Tennis Championships: Dan Evans through to quarter-finals after beating Pierre-Hugues Herbert

British number one Dan Evans saves three match points in the deciding set to reach the quarter-finals of the Dubai Tennis Championships.

Tennis. Kyrgios accuses fans of 'disrespect' after retirement in Mexico

Nick Kyrgios accuses the Mexican Open crowd of "disrespect" after he is booed off court following his first-round retirement against Ugo Humbert.

Football. That Peter Crouch Podcast: Harry Redknapp's guide to team bonding

Peter Crouch, Chris Stark and Tom Fordyce chat team bonding at Portsmouth in the latest That Peter Crouch Podcast.

Tennis. Boulter beats De Lorenzo to reach third round in Mexico

Britain's Katie Boulter is through to the third round of the Mexico Open after coming back from a set down to beat lucky loser Francesca di Lorenzo.

Tuesday, 25 February 2020


Tennis. Murray could return next month but may need further operation

Britain's Andy Murray could return to the tour as early as next month, but admits there is also a real possibility he may need a further operation.

Football. Real Madrid v Manchester City: Could Uefa ban help City beat Spanish giants?

European football experts give the continental view on Wednesday's Champions League last-16 ties, with Manchester City travelling to Real Madrid, and Lyon hosting Juventus.

Football. 'A tasty right foot' - life-sized Cristiano Ronaldo statue made of chocolate

A Portuguese chocolatier reveals a life-size sculpture, made entirely of chocolate, of Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo.

Tennis. GB's Evans beats fourth seed Fognini in Dubai

British number one Dan Evans fights back from one set down to defeat Italian fourth seed Fabio Fognini at the Dubai Tennis Championships.

Tennis. Fever-Tree Championships: Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas to play at Queen's

Top 10 players Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas confirm they will play at Queen's in the build-up to Wimbledon in June.

Football. Southampton's Ryan Bertrand and Michael Obafemi take on Honesty Cards on pancake day

Southampton's Ryan Bertrand and Michael Obafemi compete to see who can make the best pancakes and take on Football Focus' Honesty Cards.

Tennis. In-form Edmund cruises past Lopez in Mexico

Kyle Edmund continues his good run of form with a straight-sets win over Feliciano Lopez at the Mexican Open.
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