The final matchday of the 2016-17 UEFA Champions League group stage takes place on Wednesday with two Premier League teams in action. [ LIVE: Champions League scores ] Leicester City is already through and has topped Group G with Claudio Ranieri‘s men securing a top spot for next Monday’s Round of 16 draw. The Foxes face FC Porto in Portugal with the hosts needing just a point to secure second place in the group and their spot in the last 16. Putting their Premier League worries aside, Leicester will aim to stay unbeaten throughout all six of their UCL group games. Tottenham Hotspur wish they could say the same but Mauricio Pochettino‘s men have already crashed out of the Champions League with
How big does Infantino want to grow the World Cup field? Ever since he became president of soccer’s global governing body in February, Gianni Infantino has pushed for a 48-team World Cup starting with the 2026 edition of the quadrennial tournament, which doesn’t yet have an appointed host but for which the United States is the early favorite. In fact, Infantino was proposing this idea in the months leading up to his election as well, as he jostled with several others to succeed the ousted Sepp Blatter.
The head of the charter airline whose plane crashed in the Andes last week was detained by Bolivian prosecutors for questioning Tuesday as authorities look into whether the tragedy that killed 71 people stemmed from negligence. Gustavo Vargas, a retired Bolivian air force general, was picked up in Santa Cruz along with a mechanic and secretary who worked for him at LaMia airline. All are being questioned about their roles in letting a British-built short-range jet attempt a more than four-hour flight from Santa Cruz to Medellin, Colombia, for which it barely had enough fuel in violation of aviation norms.