Algeria’s Youcef Belaili (second left) celebrates after scoring a goal against Senegal during their Africa Cup of Nations match in Cairo on Thursday. Agence France-Presse
Algeria booked an Africa Cup of Nations semi-final with Nigeria after battling past Ivory Coast on penalties. Sofiane Feghouli broke the deadlock in the first half for Algeria ahead after Baghdad Bounedjah squared it to the Galatasaray midfielder.
Sadio Mane’s Senegal and an Algeria side captained by Riyad Mahrez will attempt to secure their place in Africa Cup of Nations history in Friday’s final in Cairo.
Argentina’s 2-1 victory over Chile in the third-place match of the Copa America was overshadowed Lionel Messi’s send-off on Staurday. In a hot-contested match, five-time Ballon d’Or winner Messi and Chile captain Gary Medel
Arsenal moved into the Premier League top four, but made hard work of seeing off 10-man Watford 1-0 thanks to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s fortunate early opener on Monday. Aubameyang profited from an error by Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster as he blasted an attempted clearance in off the Gabon international.
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.