Manchester United’s Paul Pogba (centre) vies for the ball with Perth Glory players during their Saturday friendly in Perth. Associated Press
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.
They defeated Banfield 5-3 in a shootout on Sunday after their rivals had scored deep in stoppage time to level the match at 1-1.
The Irish star posted pictures from the deck on Monday, with one looking out at the newly opened Etihad Arena. McGregor makes his long-awaited comeback to the octagon there on Sunday.
Welterweights also man the co-main event slot on Wednesday fight card as Brazilian veteran Warlley Alves faces off with intriguing sophomore Mounir Lazzez. Projected as a potential title contender according to UFC, Alves raced out of the gate to start
UAE’s No.1 golfer Ahmad Skaik is all set to go head-to-head against a selection of the world’s best golfers at this year’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship -- the first Rolex Series event of the 2021 Race to Dubai season -- to be hosted at the iconic Abu Dhabi Golf Club