Werder Bremen’s Claudio Pizarro (right) vies for the ball with Borussia Dortmund’s Julian Weigl during their German League match on Saturday. Reuters
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.
Atletico Madrid thrashed Alaves 4-0 on Saturday to keep alive their faint hopes of winning the La Liga title as they stayed 10 points behind leaders Barcelona in second place in the standings.
Rising teenage star Moise Kean stepped up in the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo to rescue a 1-0 win for Juventus against lowly Empoli on Saturday as the champions opened up an 18-point lead at the top of Serie A.
Kuala Lumpur: With the transfer window open, teams are bolstering their ranks ahead of the 2019 AFC Champions League resuming and various national leagues kicking off. Saudi Arabia’s Al Hilal have confirmed the signing of Peru international Andre Carrillo from Portuguese side Benfica.
Lee Westwood defied the age and shot a stunning round of 67 (-5) to claim the 15th edition of the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship by two strokes, taking his tally of European Tour
Rohit Sharma smashed a blitzkrieg century as India defeated Australia by seven wicket in the third one-day international to claim the series 2-1 on Sunday.
Milan: Inter Milan’s title hopes suffered a huge blow as they were held by a lowly Lecce to a 1-1 draw while the city rivals AC Milan cruised to a 3-2 victory over Udinese on Sunday.