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Messi nets four goals to keep Barcelona with perfect record

Posted by on 20/09/2017
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Messi nets four goals to keep Barcelona with perfect record

Messi nets four goals to keep Barcelona with perfect record

MADRID: Lionel Messi added to his impressive start to the season by scoring four goals and helping Barcelona rout Eibar 6-1 to extend its perfect record in the Spanish league on Tuesday. Messi converted a penalty in the first half and scored three more goals in the second to give Barcelona its fifth straight victory […]

GUST football team wins first place at 2017 BeST in Serbia

Posted by on 19/09/2017
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GUST football team wins first place at 2017 BeST in Serbia

GUST football team wins first place at 2017 BeST in Serbia

KUWAIT: GUST men’s football team attended and won 1st at the 2017 Belgrade International University Sports Tournament (BeST) in Belgrade, Serbia. The tournament brought together17 different universities from across Europe, Russia, Asia, and the Middle East to compete at an international level, experience different cultures, and forge international friendships. The BeST tournaments have been taking […]

Own goals earn PSG 2-0 home win against Lyon

Posted by on 18/09/2017
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Own goals earn PSG 2-0 home win against Lyon

Own goals earn PSG 2-0 home win against Lyon

PARIS: Paris St Germain needed two own goals by Marcelo and Jeremy Morel to beat Olympique Lyonnais 2-0 at home and stretch their Ligue 1 lead to three points on Sunday. Defenders Marcelo and Morel turned strikes by Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappe into their own net in the 75th and 86th minutes respectively, as […]

Miserable return for Rooney, Man Utd routs Everton

Posted by on 17/09/2017
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Miserable return for Rooney, Man Utd routs Everton

Miserable return for Rooney, Man Utd routs Everton

MANCHESTER: Manchester United thrashed Everton 4-0 after scoring three goals in the final 10 minutes on a miserable return to Old Trafford for Wayne Rooney in the Premier League yesterday. United was only leading through Antonio Valencia’s 4th-minute strike when Rooney, the former United captain, was substituted in the 82nd minute. Henrikh Mkhitaryan netted within […]

Barca emerge from gloom to set the pace in La Liga

Posted by on 14/09/2017
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Barca emerge from gloom to set the pace in La Liga

Barca emerge from gloom to set the pace in La Liga

MADRID: Barcelona have emerged from a cloud of pessimism to make a perfect start to their La Liga campaign and travel to Getafe on Saturday looking to stretch their advantage over Real Madrid, whose early optimism has been dampened. A pall of gloom hung over the Catalans in the close season following the departure of […]

Ronaldo returns to smash double in routine Real win

Posted by on 14/09/2017
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Ronaldo returns to smash double in routine Real win

Ronaldo returns to smash double in routine Real win

MADRID: Cristiano Ronaldo wasted no time in showing Real Madrid what they have been missing during his five-game domestic suspension, by scoring twice as the holders began their Champions League defence with a routine 3-0 win over APOEL Nicosia on Wednesday. Ronaldo, banned for pushing a referee after being sent off in the first leg […]

Kane downs Dortmund as Spurs end Wembley woe

Posted by on 14/09/2017
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Kane downs Dortmund as Spurs end Wembley woe

Kane downs Dortmund as Spurs end Wembley woe

LONDON: Harry Kane banished Tottenham Hotspur’s Wembley curse as the England striker’s double sealed a 3-1 win over Borussia Dortmund in their Champions League opener on Wednesday. With White Hart Lane being redeveloped, Tottenham are playing their home matches at the English national stadium this season and that had been bad news for Mauricio Pochettino’s […]

Messi, Iniesta turn Barca gloom into party mood

Posted by on 13/09/2017
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Messi, Iniesta turn Barca gloom into party mood

Messi, Iniesta turn Barca gloom into party mood

BARCELONA: When Barcelona’s Andres Iniesta was serenaded off the pitch on Tuesday following a vintage display in a 3-0 win over Juventus that was only rivalled by Lionel Messi, it was easy to forget the gloom that had gripped the Nou Camp two weeks ago. The club had been left red-faced by the failure to […]

Man Utd part of ‘second level’, says Mourinho

Posted by on 13/09/2017
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Man Utd part of ‘second level’, says Mourinho

Man Utd part of ‘second level’, says Mourinho

MANCHESTER: Manchester United cannot be considered among the top band of teams in the Champions League, manager Jose Mourinho insisted after his side brushed aside Basel 3-0 on their competition return. Goals from substitutes Marouane Fellaini and Marcus Rashford sandwiched Romelu Lukaku’s first goal in the competition proper as United opened their Group A campaign […]

Thiago strike helps Bayern past 10-man Anderlecht

Posted by on 13/09/2017
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Thiago strike helps Bayern past 10-man Anderlecht

Thiago strike helps Bayern past 10-man Anderlecht

MUNICH: Thiago Alcantara’s second-half strike helped an underwhelming Bayern Munich see off 10-man Anderlecht 3-0 in their opening Champions League group match on Tuesday. After Robert Lewandowski converted an early penalty, Thiago turned the tie decisively Bayern’s way before Joshua Kimmich grabbed a late third at a sold-out Allianz Arena. However, despite playing nearly 80 […]

Prudent Real Madrid remain Champions League favourites

Posted by on 12/09/2017
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Prudent Real Madrid remain Champions League favourites

Prudent Real Madrid remain Champions League favourites

MADRID: Such is Real Madrid’s confidence in creating more Champions League history that while others have spent hundreds of millions trying to catch up, the back-to-back European champions were happy to cash in. Real made a profit of over 75 million euros ($90 million) in the transfer market thanks to the departures of Alvaro Morata, […]

Mourinho and Man United seek return of old magic

Posted by on 11/09/2017
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Mourinho and Man United seek return of old magic

Mourinho and Man United seek return of old magic

MANCHESTER: He has twice stunned Old Trafford into silence on Champions League nights, but as Manchester United make their competition return, Jose Mourinho’s obligation is to make the old stadium roar. In 2004 his Porto side sensationally eliminated United in the Champions League last 16 and in 2013 he returned with Real Madrid to bring […]

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