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  • Lorient lifeline after crazy night in Marseille

    Lowly Lorient lifted themselves out of the Ligue 1 relegation zone on Friday with a hard-fought and unexpected 5-3 win away at high-flying Marseille. The architect of the victory was striker Jordan Ayew, a man with a point to prove against his old club, where his brother Andre still plies his…

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  • Espanyol keen to destroy Barca's treble dreams

    Barcelona can take a huge step towards sealing a fifth La Liga title in seven years when they visit local rivals Espanyol in the Catalan derby on Saturday. Luis Enrique's men remain on course for just the second treble in the club's storied history after easing past Paris Saint-Germain 5-1 on…

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  • France rely on PSG, Lyon players for World Cup

    France coach Philippe Bergeroo has drawn heavily on players from Lyon and PSG, the two dominant domestic forces, for his 23-woman squad for the 2015 women's World Cup. Nine-time champions Lyon provide 10 of the squad, while seven PSG players will also make the trip to Canada for the June 6 to July…

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  • Out of Europe, PSG focuses on beating Lyon to French title

    With its European aspirations in tatters after two losses to Barcelona in the Champions League quarterfinals, Paris Saint-Germain will now focus on finishing ahead of Lyon in the close-fought French title race. The teams are level on points, with Lyon ahead on goal difference - although the…

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  • Juventus 'not afraid' as semi-final looms - Allegri

    Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri insists his side will not be in the Champions League semi-finals just to make up the numbers after the Italian giants edged past Monaco on Wednesday evening. The Serie A leaders played out a 0-0 second-leg draw at the Stade Louis II to win their quarter-final…

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  • Defense wins Champions League semifinal spot for Juventus in 0-0 draw

    Juventus relied on some old Italian soccer tactics to preserve its 1-0 first-leg lead over Monaco and secure a place in the final four.

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  • Real Madrid, Juventus complete semi-finals line-up

    Real Madrid and Juventus scraped into the Champions League semi-finals on Wednesday, joining already qualified Bayern Munich and Barcelona. Defending champions Real edged city rivals Atletico 1-0 thanks to an 88th-minute winner from on-loan striker Javier Hernandez after a goalless first leg. …

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  • Dybala hints at Juve preference over Chelsea, PSG

    Palermo striker Paulo Dybala has hinted he would prefer a move to Juventus, potentially ending the hopes of Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea to lure the Argentinian starlet away from Serie A. Dybala is one of the hottest properties in Italy's top flight, scoring 13 league goals so far, creating…

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  • Champions League Live: Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid, Monaco vs. Juventus

    The Champions League will complete its final four after Wednesday's quarterfinal second legs in Madrid and Monaco.

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  • Juve have Champions League semis in sight against goal-shy Monaco

    Juventus head to Monaco on Wednesday for the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final looking to clinch a place in the last four for the first time in over a decade. An immovable force at the top of the European game in the 1990s, when they reached three consecutive finals, including…

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  • Patience needed to deliver PSG Champions League: Blanc

    Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc has called for patience in the French champions' bid to win the Champions League for the first time after a 5-1 thrashing on aggregate by Barcelona saw them bow out at the quarter-finals for the third consecutive year. A first-half double from Neymar handed…

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  • Bayern Munich and Barcelona cruise into Champions League semis

    Doubles from Robert Lewandowski and Neymar inspired Bayern Munich and Barcelona respectively into the Champions League semi-finals on Tuesday. Lewandowski's brace came in a crazy first half where Bayern rattled five goals past a demoralised Porto side, who had come into the game leading 3-1 after…

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  • Neymar double eases Barcelona past poor PSG

    Barcelona cruised into their seventh Champions League semi-final in eight years as a double from Neymar handed them a 2-0 win over Paris Saint-Germain to seal a 5-1 aggregate victory on Tuesday. Just as in last week's first leg in Paris, the Brazilian opened the scoring after a sensational assist…

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  • Neymar nets 2 as Barca beats PSG 2-0 to reach CL semifinals

    Neymar scored two goals as Barcelona beat Paris Saint-Germain 2-0 on Tuesday to seal its return to the Champions League semifinals, joining Europe's elite four teams for the seventh time in eight seasons. Neymar had already netted Barcelona's first goal in its 3-1 first-leg win, and the Brazil…

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  • Bayern Munich rediscovers its destructive form to knock out Porto

    After a listless showing in the first leg, Bayern Munich unleashed its potential to beat Porto and reach the Champions League semifinals.

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  • Barcelona reaches Champions League semifinals behind Neymar double and at David Luiz's expense

    Neymar victimized his countryman David Luiz to score both goals in Barcelona's 2-0 win over Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday.

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  • Juventus ready to end Italy's Champions League semis drought

    On Monaco's sun-kissed shores, Juventus can prove Italian football isn't on its deathbed. Between them, Milan's teams - AC and Inter - won the Champions League three times. Only Spain, with three titles from Real Madrid and Barcelona, did as well from 2001-2010. In 2002-2003, club football's…

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