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Mourinho blasts ‘not human’ Manchester United schedule

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho described Manchester United’s jammed-packed schedule as “not human” after a growing injury list threatened to wreck hopes of a place in next season’s Champions League.

A 1-1 draw with Swansea on Sunday was a sixth stalemate in eight games at Old Trafford and harmed hopes of finishing in the top four.

Real Madrid depth keeps rare double alive

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Madrid (AFP) – Real Madrid welcome Atletico Madrid for the first leg of their Champions League semi-final on Tuesday hoping to do something that has been beyond the reigning 11-time European champions for six decades.

Alfredo Di Stefano - not Cristiano Ronaldo - was Madrid’s star man the last time Los Blancos won La Liga and Europe’s top club prize in the same season.

Ronaldo leads charge into Champions League semis

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Paris (AFP) – Europe’s hottest strikers from record-breaker Cristiano Ronaldo to potential heir Kylian Mbappe take centre stage this week in two tasty Champions League semi-final first legs.

Ronaldo and Real host Atletico Madrid on Tuesday and Mbappe’s attacking Monaco welcome Juventus the next evening as Europe’s biggest club competition approaches its climax.

Ronaldo leads charge into Champions League semis

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Paris (AFP) – Europe’s hottest strikers from record-breaker Cristiano Ronaldo to potential heir Kylian Mbappe take centre stage this week in two tasty Champions League semi-final first legs.

Ronaldo and Real host Atletico Madrid on Tuesday and Mbappe’s attacking Monaco welcome Juventus the next evening as Europe’s biggest club competition approaches its climax.

‘Enough’ as Muntari walks off after racial abuse

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Milan (AFP) – Ghana’s Sulley Muntari dramatically walked off the pitch while playing for Pescara at Cagliari on Sunday after his complaints of racist abuse were met with a yellow card.

The former AC Milan and Inter midfielder, who claimed the abuse also came from children, angrily confronted Cagliari fans, shouting at them: “This is my colour.

Napoli sight second after Callejon winner at Inter

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Milan (AFP) – A first-half winner from Jose Callejon handed Napoli the points from a 1-0 win at Inter Milan on Sunday that closed the gap on Roma in second to a point.

Maurizio Sarri’s men travelled to the San Siro buoyed by Roma’s earlier 3-1 derby defeat to Lazio that left the capital contenders nine points adrift of leaders Juventus.

Balotelli strikes to give Monaco big helping hand

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Paris (AFP) – Mario Balotelli hit his 14th league goal of the season and Ricardo Pereira scored a cracker as Nice blew a big hole in Paris Saint Germain’s title defence with a 3-1 win on Sunday.

PSG are chasing a third consecutive sweep of domestic honours but finished the weekend three points behind Ligue 1 leaders Monaco, who also have a game in hand, and played the last moments in Nice with only nine men after they had two men sent off in quick succession.

Celta Vigo beaten again ahead of Manchester United visit

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Madrid (AFP) – Celta Vigo were beaten for the fifth time in six La Liga games, going down 3-0 at home to Athletic Bilbao on Sunday with the Galicians distracted by Thursday’s Europa League semi-final against Manchester United.

Eduardo Berizzo made nine changes from the side that started Thursday’s 2-1 defeat at Sevilla and Athletic’s greater desire for the points showed as they boosted their bid to qualify for next season’s Europa League.

‘Enough’ as Muntari walks off in Cagliari racism storm

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Milan (AFP) – Ghana’s Sulley Muntari dramatically walked off the pitch while playing for Pescara at Cagliari on Sunday after his complaints of alleged racist abuse were met with a yellow card.

The former AC Milan and Inter midfielder also angrily confronted Cagliari fans, shouting at them: “This is my colour.

Tottenham keep Premier League pressure on Chelsea, Manchester clubs in misery

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London (AFP) – Chelsea took a significant step towards the Premier League title on Sunday with victory at Everton but Tottenham ensured the champagne will stay on ice for a bit longer with an impressive 2-0 win over Arsenal.

As well as the engrossing fight for the title the battle for the two remaining Champions League places has become a real dogfight - Arsenal missing a chance to make up ground on the two Manchester clubs, who both stumbled on Sunday.

Alli and Kane earn Tottenham Hotspur stirring derby win

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London (AFP) – Dele Alli and Harry Kane kept Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League title hunt as their side torpedoed Arsenal 2-0 in White Hart Lane’s last north London derby on Sunday.

Leaders Chelsea extended their advantage to seven points by winning 3-0 at Everton earlier in the day, but Mauricio Pochettino’s Spurs cut the gap back to four points with a thrilling display.

Augsburg rout Hamburg in Bundesliga relegation battle

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Berlin (AFP) – Augsburg climbed out of the Bundesliga relegation zone with a 4-0 hammering of Hamburg on Sunday as Turkey international Halil Altintop netted twice.

Hamburg took Augsburg’s place in 16th after the away defeat as the hosts climb to 13th, giving themselves a two-point buffer from the drop zone with three games left.

Alli and Kane earn Tottenham Hotsupr stirring derby win

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London (AFP) – Dele Alli and Harry Kane kept Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League title hunt as their side torpedoed Arsenal 2-0 in White Hart Lane’s last north London derby on Sunday.

Leaders Chelsea extended their advantage to seven points by winning 3-0 at Everton earlier in the day, but Mauricio Pochettino’s Spurs cut the gap back to four points with a thrilling display.

Milan slip-up hands Europa impetus to Inter

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Milan (AFP) – AC Milan suffered a second league setback since their takeover by a Chinese consortium to boost rivals Inter’s bid for one of two Europa League spots in Italy’s Serie A.

Milan travelled to relegation-haunted Crotone looking to make up for a shock 2-1 San Siro defeat to struggling Empoli last week.

Chelsea throw down Premier League gauntlet to Tottenham, Manchester clubs in misery

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London (AFP) – Chelsea looked every inch champions in taking a significant step towards the Premier League title on Sunday with victory at Everton, while the Manchester clubs stumbled in the race for the top four.

A superb second-half strike by Pedro and late goals from Gary Cahill and Willian stretched Chelsea’s lead at the top over Tottenham to seven points as they emphatically ended Everton’s run of eight successive home wins.