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  • Roma defeat edges Juve closer to title

    Inter Milan defeated AS Roma 2-1 on Saturday to help nudge Juventus closer to a fourth successive Serie A title. If Juventus beat Torino on Sunday and second-placed Lazio lose to Chievo, they will be crowned champions. Juve would be 18 points clear with six games remaining but could not be caught…

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  • Barca stays in control in Spain; City grabs late winner

    Lionel Messi helped Barcelona stay in control of the title race in Spain, while Manchester City left it late for a victory that inched the English champions toward Champions League qualification. Here is a look at the action in Europe's top leagues: --- SPAIN Messi and Neymar scored for Barcelona…

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  • No Euro hangover as PSG hit Lille for six

    Paris Saint-Germain quickly got back on track after their Champions League loss to Barcelona as Ezequiel Lavezzi netted a hat-trick in a resounding 6-1 win over Lille at the Parc des Princes on Saturday. With leading scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic suspended, Maxwell opened the scoring inside the first…

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  • Schweinsteiger strikes as Bayern wait for title

    Bayern Munich are virtually guaranteed their 25th German league title after Bastian Schweinsteiger's late goal sealed their 1-0 home win over Hertha Berlin on Saturday. Schweinsteiger's 80th-minute winner leaves Bayern 15 points clear in the league table with only four games left and Pep…

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  • Late Fernandinho strike sends Man City second

    Fernandinho volleyed in an emphatic 89th-minute winner as Manchester City edged FA Cup finalists Aston Villa 3-2 on Saturday to reclaim second place in the Premier League table. A calamitous miskick by Villa goalkeeper Brad Guzan allowed Sergio Aguero to put City ahead in the third minute and…

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  • West Brom dent Liverpool's Champions League challenge

    Liverpool's remote chance of staying in the hunt for Champions League qualification suffered a setback after a 0-0 draw at West Bromwich Albion on Saturday dented their hopes of a top-four finish. Stalemate at the Hawthorns left Liverpool seven points behind fourth-placed Manchester United, who…

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  • PSG crushes Lille 6-1 to move 3 points ahead of Lyon

    Winger Ezequiel Lavezzi grabbed a hat trick and striker Edinson Cavani scored twice as Paris Saint-Germain bounced back from its lackluster performance against Barcelona by thrashing Lille 6-1 to move three points ahead of Lyon at the top of the French league on Saturday. PSG also boosted its goal…

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  • Flower power as Klopp spoils for Bayern fight

    Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp is spoiling for a fight at Bayern Munich in Tuesday's German Cup semi-final as he looks to bow out with one last title. After seven years, two German league titles and a 2013 Champions League final appearance, the 47-year-old will leave Borussia at the end of…

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  • Neymar, Messi guide 10-man Barca to crucial win

    Neymar and Lionel Messi were on target as Barcelona produced a sensational first-half performance to take a huge step towards the La Liga title with a 2-0 win at local rivals Espanyol on Saturday. The visitors dominated from the off and two goals in eight minutes sealed the win as Neymar and Messi…

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  • Liverpool's Champions League hopes take another hit

    WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) -- Liverpool's chances of qualifying for the Champions League took another hit with a 0-0 draw at West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Saturday.

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  • Defiant Pellegrini defends City's progress in season to forget

    Manuel Pellegrini insists Manchester City are still heading in the right direction under his leadership despite surrendering the Premier League title without a fight. Pellegrini's side have limply allowed the English crown to slip from their grasp after falling 12 points behind leaders Chelsea…

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  • Champions League easier to win than La Liga - Ancelotti

    Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti believes his side have a better chance of retaining the Champions League trophy than denying Barcelona the La Liga title. Los Blancos squeezed past Atletico Madrid to reach the last four in midweek and were rewarded with on paper the easiest draw as they face…

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  • Manchester United-Everton Preview

    Everton and Manchester United have little to play for ahead of their meeting at Goodison Park on Sunday. Louis van Gaal's Manchester United (19-8-6) had their six-game winning streak end with last weekend's 1-0 defeat against champions-elect Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. The result left United 11…

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  • Why it was so easy for Chelsea to win the Premier League title

    The Blues had no worthy challengers, and that is equal parts due to their superiority and the opposition’s inferiority.

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  • Barcelona to meet Bayern, Juventus gets Madrid in semifinals

    In a pairing of coach Pep Guardiola's past and present teams, Barcelona will play Bayern Munich in the Champions League semifinals. Guardiola, who won two Champions League titles during four trophy-filled years at Barcelona, took over at Bayern in 2013. I can't say more,'' Guardiola said. I am…

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  • Van Gaal tells Fellaini to keep cool in Everton return

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has spoken to volatile midfielder Marouane Fellaini about keeping his emotions in check when he makes his first return to former club Everton. Fellaini left Merseyside to join United in a £27 million ($40 million) deal in August 2013 following five years in…

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  • Europa League semifinals: Sevilla-Fiorentina, Napoli-Dnipro

    Defending champion Sevilla has been drawn to play Fiorentina in the Europa League semifinals. The Spanish club can become the first to win a fourth UEFA Cup or Europa League title. In the other semifinal, Napoli will be at home first against Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk. Dnipro plays its home games in…

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