Pep Guardiola attracted criticism for leaving both Kevin de Bruyne and Leroy Sane on the bench until the final minute against Spurs in midweek. File / Reuters
Manchester City and Liverpool resume their epic battle for the Premier League title on Sunday after a midweek of contrasting Champions League fortunes, with both sides facing perilous fixtures.
Hugo Lloris has endured a mistake-filled season, but the Tottenham goalkeeper knows his costly blunders will be forgotten if he can lead his side to Champions League success against Manchester City.
Phil Jones has saluted Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as a “breath of fresh air” after Manchester United made a winning start to the manager’s permanent reign.
FLORENCE: Napoli, runners-up in three of the last four seasons, hit back from conceding a contentious early penalty to win 4-3 at new-look Fiorentina in a hugely entertaining start to their Serie A campaign on Saturday. Napoli were also awarded a controversial penalty, for a foul on Dries Mertens,
Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez started together for the first time in over two years on Saturday but Real Madrid were denied victory after a late equaliser by Real Valladolid. Bale and James both looked certain to leave Madrid this summer but each were included by Zinedine Zidane in a line-up that was without
Sergio Aguero reached 400 career goals as the Manchester City striker inspired the champions’ 3-1 win at Bournemouth, while Tottenham suffered a shock 1-0 defeat against Newcastle on Sunday. With Premier League leaders Liverpool off to a perfect start with three successive victories, City are already
Abu Dhabi: Team Abu Dhabi’s Rashed Al Qemzi maintained his 100 per cent qualifying record in the 2019 UIM F2 World Championship on Sunday by clinching pole position for the Grand Prix of Italy. Just as he did during the previous two rounds in Lithuania and Norway, Qemzi dominated qualifying in Brindisi