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Dec 10, 2013

Ronaldo sets record, Leverkusen, Olympiakos reach last 16

LONDON (Reuters) – Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo set a Champions League group phase scoring record on Tuesday as Bayer Leverkusen and Olympiakos Piraeus reached the last 16 and snow forced Galatasaray’s match with Juventus to be abandoned.

Holders Bayern Munich were stunned 3-2 at home by Manchester City after the Premier League side staged a memorable fight back after conceding two early goals. However, Bayern still won Group D with City finishing in second place.

Dec 10, 2013

Soccer-Ronaldo sets record, Leverkusen, Olympiakos reach last 16

LONDON, Dec 10 (Reuters) – Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo set a Champions League group phase scoring record on Tuesday as Bayer Leverkusen and Olympiakos Piraeus reached the last 16 and snow forced Galatasaray’s match with Juventus to be abandoned.

Holders Bayern Munich were stunned 3-2 at home by Manchester City after the Premier League side staged a memorable fight back after conceding two early goals. However, Bayern still won Group D with City finishing in second place.

Oct 28, 2013

Wenger to tinker again for Chelsea’s Cup visit

LONDON (Reuters) – Arsenal, who suffered a humiliating Capital One (League) Cup quarter-final defeat by fourth tier Bradford City last season, will again rotate their squad when Chelsea visit the Emirates in the last-16 on Tuesday.

Manager Arsene Wenger has used the competition in recent years to blood youngsters and field fringe players and did so when a second-string side edged out West Bromwich Albion in a penalty shootout in the third round.

Oct 28, 2013

Soccer-Wenger to tinker again for Chelsea’s Cup visit

LONDON, Oct 28 (Reuters) – Arsenal, who suffered a humiliating Capital One (League) Cup quarter-final defeat by fourth tier Bradford City last season, will again rotate their squad when Chelsea visit the Emirates in the last-16 on Tuesday.

Manager Arsene Wenger has used the competition in recent years to blood youngsters and field fringe players and did so when a second-string side edged out West Bromwich Albion in a penalty shootout in the third round.

Oct 27, 2013

Torres pounces on late blunder to sink Man City

LONDON (Reuters) – Fernando Torres got his reward for an irrepressible display that he has rarely produced for Chelsea when he scored a last-minute winner after a defensive mix-up in a 2-1 Premier League victory over Manchester City on Sunday.

The Spain striker, who set up Andre Schuerrle’s first-half goal, missed a sitter and also struck the woodwork, gleefully fired into an empty net after City defender Matija Nastasic’s header back to Joe Hart went sailing past the outrushing keeper.

Oct 27, 2013

Soccer-Torres pounces on late blunder to sink Man City

LONDON, Oct 27 (Reuters) – Fernando Torres got his reward for an irrepressible display that he has rarely produced for Chelsea when he scored a last-minute winner after a defensive mix-up in a 2-1 Premier League victory over Manchester City on Sunday.

The Spain striker, who set up Andre Schuerrle’s first-half goal, missed a sitter and also struck the woodwork, gleefully fired into an empty net after City defender Matija Nastasic’s header back to Joe Hart went sailing past the outrushing keeper.

Oct 24, 2013

Five stay perfect as Defoe leaves Spurs on brink

LONDON (Reuters) – Goals from Jan Vertonghen and Jermain Defoe left Tottenham Hotspur on the cusp of the Europa League knockout stages as four other clubs maintained perfect starts on Thursday.

Fiorentina, Salzburg, Eintracht Frankfurt and Ludogorets joined Spurs on nine points from three games with a place in the last 32 beckoning.

Oct 24, 2013

Soccer-Five stay perfect as Defoe leaves Spurs on brink

LONDON, Oct 24 (Reuters) – Goals from Jan Vertonghen and Jermain Defoe left Tottenham Hotspur on the cusp of the Europa League knockout stages as four other clubs maintained perfect starts on Thursday.

Fiorentina, Salzburg, Eintracht Frankfurt and Ludogorets joined Spurs on nine points from three games with a place in the last 32 beckoning.

Oct 11, 2013

Belgium, Germany and Swiss book World Cup tickets

LONDON (Reuters) – Two-goal Romelu Lukaku fired Belgium into next year’s World Cup finals and they were joined by Germany and Switzerland in sealing tickets on Friday to the Brazil extravaganza.

Belgium, boasting one of the most talented squads in Europe, will return to the global showpiece for the first time since 2002 after a 2-1 win in Croatia guaranteed top spot in Group A.

Oct 11, 2013

Soccer-Belgium, Germany and Swiss book World Cup tickets

LONDON, Oct 11 (Reuters) – Two-goal Romelu Lukaku fired Belgium into next year’s World Cup finals and they were joined by Germany and Switzerland in sealing tickets on Friday to the Brazil extravaganza.

Belgium, boasting one of the most talented squads in Europe, will return to the global showpiece for the first time since 2002 after a 2-1 win in Croatia guaranteed top spot in Group A.