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Leicester's Champions League dream over as Atletico power into semis

LEICESTER, England: Leicester City’s fairytale Champions League journey came to an end at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday when they were held to a 1-1 draw by Atletico Madrid, who reached the semi-finals for the third time in four seasons with a 2-1 aggregate win. A first-half goal by Saul Niguez proved enough to… Read More »

Football: Ranieri urges Leicester to regain focus in league campaign

REUTERS: Champions Leicester City have struggled to maintain focus in the English Premier League this season and have found it easier in the Champions League due to the tournament’s shorter format, manager Claudio Ranieri said. Leicester have failed to build on their title triumph and despite a fine Champions League campaign, the Foxes are languishing… Read More »

Celtic claim 100th trophy with commanding League Cup win

REUTERS: Celtic secured the 100th major trophy of their distinguished history with a 3-0 victory over Aberdeen in the Scottish League Cup final on Sunday as they brushed off the disappointment of their midweek Champions League exit. Tom Rogic and James Forrest scored before halftime and Moussa Dembele converted a second-half penalty to complete the… Read More »

Football: Griffiths puts struggling Celtic in Champions League driving seat

PARIS: Leigh Griffiths levelled 12 minutes from time to give struggling Celtic a 1-1 draw at Astana in their Champions League third qualifying round first leg clash on Wednesday (Jul 27). The result gave Brendan Rodgers’ side the upper hand ahead of their return clash in Glasgow next week, but the Kazakh side were unfortunate… Read More »

Turkey takes extra security measures for Champions League game

ANKARA: Turkey has taken additional measures to ensure the safety of the AS Monaco team visiting Istanbul this week for a Champions League qualifying game against Fenerbahce after a failed coup attempt in the country, the sports minister said on Monday. “Monaco demanded some extra security measures. We took these measures. We will make sure… Read More »