Christian Pulisic had a pretty good day in Borussia Dortmund’s 3-0 win over Hamburg on Wednesday, but a little awkward moment meant it wasn’t quite perfect. The attacker, who celebrated his 19th birthday Monday and was nominated for the Golden Boy award on Tuesday, capped his side’s dominating performance with the third goal in the victory, the club's 3,000 goal in Bundesliga play. Pulisic went to slide in celebration, a move he’s done before, only this time it ended with an awkward tumble, though it wasn’t clear if it was intentional.
Jose Mourinho has suggested scrapping the Carabao Cup could result in Premier League clubs enjoying greater success in Europe. Mourinho guided Manchester United to Carabao Cup and Europa League glory last season, but English sides have struggled in the Champions League in recent years - only Chelsea (2013-14) and Manchester City (2015-16) have progressed as far as the semi-finals since the Blues won Europe's top competition in 2012. United cruised into the fourth round of the Carabao Cup with a 4-1 win over Burton Albion on Wednesday, but Mourinho made nine changes to his starting XI.
Kenya’s fairy tale run in ongoing Cosafa championship came to an abrupt halt after falling 4-0 to host holders Zimbabwe in the semi-final. This was Kenya’s first defeat in the tournament as heavy as it came while Zimbabwe booked their third Cosafa final against South Africa. Kenya found themselves chasing the shadow, just 11 minutes from the whistle when Zimbabwe took the lead through pacy forward Rutendo Makore.