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UEFA Champions League: Juventus ease past Porto to book Quarter-final berth

Paulo Dybala's first-half penalty was enough for Juventus as the Italian football champions shut out Portuguese club Porto 1-0 to complete a 3-0 win on aggregate in their Champions League pre-quarterfinal tie.

The match at the Juventus Stadium on Tuesday was decided in the 42nd minute, when Porto's Maxi Pereira was sent off after receiving a straight red card for hand ball off a Gonzalo Higuain's goal-bound flick and Dybala coolly converted the penalty to put the hosts ahead 1-0.


Bayern Munich react to Kimmich exit rumours

Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummingge has said that Joshua Kimmich, a reported transfer target of Manchester City, will be Philipp Lahm's successor as the Bavarian football club's right-back, although he has not earned many minutes so far this season.

Lahm will conclude his career at Bayern by the end of this season, just like Xabi Alonso who announced his retirement recently, while Kimmich; a multi-functional player, can play both in midfield or as a right-back.


UEFA Champions League: Leicester stun Sevilla to enter Quarter-finals

Premier League champions Leicester City defeated Sevilla 2-0 in the second leg of their Champions League round-of-16 tie to move into the quarter-finals on an aggregate score of 3-2. West Morgan (27th minute) and Marc Albrighton (54th) on Tuesday gave Leicester a 2-0 win at the King Power Stadium despite Sevilla coming into the game with a 2-1 first leg win in Seville.

Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel saved a penalty from Steven N'Zonzi to give the English club one of its biggest performances in its history.


USA drawn into Group F for 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Korea Republic

The U.S .Under-20 Men's National Team was drawn into Group F with Ecuador, Senegal and Saudi Arabia for the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Korea Republic.

The USA opens group play against Ecuador on May 22, followed by Senegal on May 25 and Saudi Arabia on May 28. The first two games will be played at Incheon Stadium in Incheon, while the third and final game will be played at Daejeon World Cup Stadium in Daejeon.


Hosts Korea Republic to play Guinea in FIFA U-20 World Cup opener

The Official Draw for the FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 has taken place at the Suwon Artrium, mapping out the group-stage challenge for each of the 24 teams involved.

The pairings were drawn by some famous personalities including two amazing FIFA Legends, Diego Maradona, who won the 1979 FIFA U-20 World Cup, and Pablo Aimar, who won the 1997 edition. Also acting as draw assistants were the Mayor of Suwon City and owner of Suwon City FC, Tae Young Yeom; Vice-chairman of FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea Republic 2017 Local Organising Committee, a living legend of Korean Football who was a former Korean national football team player and a head coach, Bumkun Cha. There was also a member of worldwide K-Pop group 'ShiNee', Minho Choi; as well as U-20 women's national football team player and a winner of the KFA Young Player awards in 2016, Ye Eun Park.


Kevin de Bruyne backs Man City to make Champions League final

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Keeping in mind last season's Champions League semi-finals run, Manchester City attacking midfielder Kevin de Bruyne has urged his teammates to emulate their success.

City knocked out Dynamo Kiev and Paris Saint-Germain to reach the last-four stage during the last season, winning a knockout game in the competition for the first time. They lost to eventual winners Real Madrid in the last four clash.


Jose Mourinho hints at bias from Referee Michael Oliver

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Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho lashed out at referee Michael Oliver, claiming the 32-year-old official has cost his team four times this season following the red card shown to Ander Herrera during the FA Cup quarter-final. N'Golo Kante struck from 25 yards as Chelsea defeated United 1-0 in the quarters at Stamford Bridge here on Monday night.

"Everybody can analyse in different perspectives, everyone can do it in a different way, but I think we all watched the match until the red card," Mourinho told


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