Skipper Vincent Kompany will be remembered for his influence on and off the pitch, a contribution that established him as the heartbeat of Manchester City’s greatest era.
Pep Guardiola urged Leroy Sane to decide if he wants to stay at Manchester City or go to Bayern Munich as the unsettled star scored twice in a 6-1 rout of Hong Kong’s Kitchee. Sane, the subject of persistent interest from the Bundesliga giants, underlined his class with a goal in each half, one rifled
England international Sterling scored a brace in the second half as West Ham’s defence went AWOL in Nanjing.
Goalkeeper Rui Patricio was the hero for Wolves, saving three spot-kicks after their Asia Trophy final against Manchester City went to penalties on Saturday in Shanghai. Wolves won the exhibition tournament 3-2 on penalties after the game against the Premier League champions ended 0-0 after 90 minutes.
Manchester City moved back ahead of Liverpool to the top of the Premier League with a 1-0 win at Burnley, while Chelsea consolidated their place in the top four thanks to another error from Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea in a 1-1 draw on Sunday.
An unbeaten half-century from skipper Virat Kohli and disciplined bowling helped India beat South Africa by seven wickets in the second Twenty20 international on Wednesday.
Paris: Holders Liverpool began their defence of the Champions League trophy with a defeat against Napoli on Tuesday, while one missed spot-kick condemned Chelsea to defeat against
Sharjah will look to justify the champions tag with another stellar performance as an action-packed new season of the Arabian Gulf League (AGL) gets under way on Thursday.