Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling (left) celebrates after scoring a goal against Hong Kong’s Kitchee during their friendly match on Wednesday. Associated Press
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.
Fresh after avenging his side’s Champions League defeat against Tottenham, Pep Guardiola will target the quadruple again next season with Manchester City despite the disappointment of this week’s Champions League exit against Mauricio Pochettino’s side.
Russia’s Formula One Grand Prix in Sochi will not be affected by the country’s four-year World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) ban for tampering with doping tests,
Pakistan’s captain Azhar Ali thanked Sri Lanka on Tuesday for returning to Pakistan for the first Test tour there in a decade, after a fatal militant attack on their team in 2009
Kane Williamson’s New Zealand know they need to re-adapt quickly to the nuances of day-night cricket to have any hope of winning a first series in Australia for more