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Daily Archives: February 5, 2019

Pep Guardiola predicts roller-coaster title run-in after Liverpool blip

Guardiola stressed the need for calm during the title run-in, saying the quality of their Premier League opponents means there will be plenty of surprise results between now and the end of the campaign. (vetembaste Photo) Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes critics have been too quick to write off his side’s chances of defending the Premier League crown, and ...

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Copa del Rey semifinal: Barcelona silent on Lionel Messi injury, Real Madrid all fit

Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema during training. (Source: vetembaste) While Barcelona remains silent about Lionel Messi’s health, Real Madrid reports its main concern is who to leave out for their Copa del Rey semifinal on Wednesday. The suspense about Messi’s right leg injury entered a third day on Tuesday, with Barcelona still quiet about the full extent of the problem and ...

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Australia urge Thailand free refugee football player

Bahraini football player Hakeem al-Araibi leaves the criminal court in Bangkok. (Source: AP) The Australian government on Tuesday urged Thailand to exercise its legal discretion to free a refugee soccer player who lives and plays in Australia and told a Bangkok court that he refuses to be voluntarily extradited to Bahrain. Hakeem al-Araibi’s rejection of extradition means a trial will ...

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Serie A: Lazio and Atalanta win to be a point behind 4th-place Inter Milan

Lazio’s Francesco Acerbi, left, vies for the ball with Frosinone’s Camillo Ciano. (Source: AP) Lazio and Atalanta kept themselves firmly in the race for a Champions League place with narrow wins in Serie A on Monday. They are both level with Roma, one point behind fourth-place AC Milan, after Lazio won at relegation-threatened Frosinone 1-0 and Atalanta triumphed at Cagliari ...

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ISL 2018-19: Delhi Dynamos hold FC Goa to a goal-less draw

Edu Bedia of FC Goa at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. (Source: ISL) Delhi Dynamos FC and FC Goa settled for a goal-less draw in a closely contested Indian Super League match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi on Monday. FC Goa did ramp up the pressure throughout the game but just could not get the goal. Coach Sergio Lobera will ...

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