Bukayo Saka and Eddie Nketiah fire arsenal into the next round of FA cup

Arsenal produced some of the most scintillating football of Mikel Arteta’s reign so far, with two goals from two academy graduates, as they saw off the belated challenge of Bournemouth to ensure a fifth-round tie at Portsmouth. For 30 minutes Arteta’s passed and moved with more speed and creativity than their supporters have seen for many a …

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Man Utd defeated Tranmere in the FA cup by 6 goals to nothing

Not since 2001 had the Reds managed five goals in an opening 45 minutes, while there was also a personal milestone for young Mason Greenwood Manchester United scored five times in the first half of a competitive match for the first time in 19 years against Tranmere Rovers on Sunday. With two wins from seven games …

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Erling Braut Haaland continued his spectacular ascent in European football with two more Borussia Dortmund goals to make history as the first player to score five goals in his first two Bundesliga games – with all of them coming in his first hour of football in Germany.

The Norwegian teenager entered play against Cologne in the 65th minute to score twice, having netted a hat-trick against Augsburg on his debut as a 56th-minute replacement last weekend. His first goal on Friday was a tidy finish from a rebound, with his second an excellent shot from a tight angle after going round the goalkeeper. Haaland, …

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Townsend’s winner at London Stadium. Saw West Brom to the next round of FA cup

The Croat, facing the Hammers for the first time since they sacked him 2017, told Match of the Day afterwards: "Every time you come back to a place you have so many good emotions about, of course you want to do well. "So it is great for us, for me personally and for Dicksy [West …

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Quique Setien suffered his first defeat as Barcelona manager as Valencia claimed their first home win over the Spanish champions since 2007.

The hosts broke the deadlock when Jordi Alba deflected Maxi Gomez's powerful strike past Marc-Andre ter Stegen. Gomez, who had a first-half penalty saved by Ter Stegen, completed the scoring in the second half. There were unsavoury scenes before the game as rival fans clashed outside the Mestalla Stadium. Setien had enjoyed a good start to …

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Nacho goal help Real Madrid to climb top of la liga table

Defender Nacho scored the only goal with a header from Toni Kroos' cross, his first La Liga goal in two years. Casemiro thought he had given Madrid the lead earlier on but his header from Kroos' free-kick was disallowed by the video assistant referee for offside. Lowly Valladolid had the ball in the net late …

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Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri’s return to his old club Napoli ended in defeat.

Juve are three points clear of Inter Milan at the top of Serie A after only their second loss of the season. Piotr Zielinski gave Napoli the lead from close range with Lorenzo Insigne's volley doubling their advantage. Ronaldo scored in injury time for champions Juventus. Sarri was booed by Napoli fans on his first …

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Ashley Young assisted help Inter Milan to secure draw against Cagliari.

The 34-year-old former England international joined Serie A's second-placed team for £1.28m from Manchester United last week. Playing for Antonio Conte's Inter at right wing-back, he crossed for Lautaro Martinez to head in their opener. But Radja Nainggolan, on loan from Inter, equalised against his parent club with a long-range deflected shot. Goalscorer Martinez was sent off …

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Neymar paid tribute to late basketball legend Kobe Bryant with a goal celebration in Paris St-Germain’s win at Lille

Neymar paid tribute to late basketball legend Kobe Bryant with a goal celebration in Paris St-Germain's win at Lille. Confirmation of the five-time NBA champion's death in a helicopter crash came during the Ligue 1 game. Neymar gave PSG the lead with a 20-yard curling effort in the first half. After scoring a second-half penalty, he …

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