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FOX network to broadcast 2017 UEFA Champions League final on June 3

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FOX Sports will broadcast the final of the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League live on the over-the-air FOX network on Saturday, June 3.

The match will feature two of the following teams: Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid, AS Monaco and Juventus. The four teams are competing in the two-leg semi-finals to try to advance to the final, which will be played in Cardiff, Wales.

ESPN3 to broadcast Man City-Lyon Champions League semis starring Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd

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The highly-anticipated UEFA Women’s Champions League semi-finals between Manchester City and Lyon will be streamed live on ESPN3 and Sling Orange.

The matches will feature US Women’s National Team stars Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd. The first-leg of the semi-final will be streamed live at 9am ET on Saturday, April 22, while the second leg will be shown on Saturday, April 29.

ESPN3 to broadcast Man City-Lyon Champions League semis starring Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd

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The highly-anticipated UEFA Women’s Champions League semi-finals between Manchester City and Lyon will be streamed live on ESPN3 and Sling Orange.

The matches will feature US Women’s National Team stars Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd. The first-leg of the semi-final will be streamed live at 9am ET on Saturday, April 22, while the second leg will be shown on Saturday, April 29.

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Man Utd boss Mourinho sets sights on Liverpool and Arsenal

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho identified Liverpool and Arsenal as Manchester United’s chief rivals for Champions League qualification following his side’s 0-0 draw at fellow top-four contenders Manchester City.

Thursday’s stalemate at the Etihad Stadium left United just a point below local foes City, who occupy the Premier League’s fourth and final Champions League qualifying berth.

Man Utd boss Mourinho sets sights on Liverpool and Arsenal

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho identified Liverpool and Arsenal as Manchester United’s chief rivals for Champions League qualification following his side’s 0-0 draw at fellow top-four contenders Manchester City.

Thursday’s stalemate at the Etihad Stadium left United just a point below local foes City, who occupy the Premier League’s fourth and final Champions League qualifying berth.

Sevilla close in on Champions League return

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Madrid (AFP) – Wissam Ben Yedder struck a 79th-minute winner as Sevilla defeated 10-man Celta Vigo 2-1 on Thursday to move eight points clear in La Liga’s fourth and final Champions League spot.

Joaquin Correa rounded off a superb run with a tidy top-corner finish to give Sevilla the lead shortly after half-time at the Sanchez Pizjuan.

Sevilla close in on Champions League return

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Madrid (AFP) – Wissam Ben Yedder struck a 79th-minute winner as Sevilla defeated 10-man Celta Vigo 2-1 on Thursday to move eight points clear in La Liga’s fourth and final Champions League spot.

Joaquin Correa rounded off a superb run with a tidy top-corner finish to give Sevilla the lead shortly after half-time at the Sanchez Pizjuan.

Wenger soothed by simplicity of Arsenal’s task

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London (AFP) – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said his side know exactly what they must do in the Champions League qualification race after watching them gain a 1-0 win over Leicester City.

With time slipping away at the Emirates Stadium on Wednesday, Wenger threw on Danny Welbeck and Olivier Giroud to finish with four strikers on the pitch.

No regrets for Guardiola amid Mancester City struggles

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola says he has “no regrets” about his first season in England, even though his Manchester City side face the prospect of failing to qualify for the Champions League.

Guardiola is set to finish a campaign without a trophy for the first time in a managerial career dating back to 2008 after City were beaten by Arsenal in the FA Cup semi-finals last Sunday.

No regrets for Guardiola amid Mancester City struggles

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola says he has “no regrets” about his first season in England, even though his Manchester City side face the prospect of failing to qualify for the Champions League.

Guardiola is set to finish a campaign without a trophy for the first time in a managerial career dating back to 2008 after City were beaten by Arsenal in the FA Cup semi-finals last Sunday.

Home form crucial to Champions League qualification: Guardiola

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola says that Manchester City must improve their home form as they try to salvage their season with Champions League qualification.

Guardiola is set to end a season without a trophy for the first time as a manager, following last Sunday’s semi-final defeat by Arsenal at Wembley.

Home form crucial to Champions League qualification: Guardiola

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola says that Manchester City must improve their home form as they try to salvage their season with Champions League qualification.

Guardiola is set to end a season without a trophy for the first time as a manager, following last Sunday’s semi-final defeat by Arsenal at Wembley.

‘I’ll be back’: Ibrahimovic vows to return

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London (AFP) – Veteran Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic said talk of his career being over was far from the truth, declaring on his Instagram account on Sunday he had already played on one leg before.

The 35-year-old - whose 28 goals have largely helped Manchester United compete for a Champions League spot next season as well as landing the League Cup - suffered serious knee ligament damage in last Thursday’s Europa League win over Anderlecht.

Wenger in Wembley spotlight as Arsenal face City test

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London (AFP) – Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal’s FA Cup fate won’t define his future, but the beleaguered Gunners boss desperately needs a victory over Manchester City in Sunday’s semi-final to keep his growing army of critics at bay.

Wenger has been under siege like never before in his 21-year reign as furious Arsenal fans call for his resignation following a lacklustre campaign.

Wenger in Wembley spotlight as Arsenal face City test

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London (AFP) – Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal’s FA Cup fate won’t define his future, but the beleaguered Gunners boss desperately needs a victory over Manchester City in Sunday’s semi-final to keep his growing army of critics at bay.

Wenger has been under siege like never before in his 21-year reign as furious Arsenal fans call for his resignation following a lacklustre campaign.

Real, Atletico Madrid renew Champions League hostilities

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Nyon (Switzerland) (AFP) – Holders Real Madrid face Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals as the city rivals do battle once more and French surprise-package Monaco take on Juventus, following the draw on Friday.

The all-Madrid showdown is a rerun of the 2014 and 2016 finals in Europe’s top club competition, with a Cristiano Ronaldo-inspired Real victorious on both occasions in cagey affairs that they failed to settle after 90 minutes each time.

Real, Atletico Madrid renew Champions League hostilities

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Nyon (Switzerland) (AFP) – Holders Real Madrid face Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals as the city rivals do battle once more and French surprise-package Monaco take on Juventus, following the draw on Friday.

The all-Madrid showdown is a rerun of the 2014 and 2016 finals in Europe’s top club competition, with a Cristiano Ronaldo-inspired Real victorious on both occasions in cagey affairs that they failed to settle after 90 minutes each time.

Atletico have edge in Champions League semis – Buffon

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Nyon (Switzerland) (AFP) – Real Madrid are defending champions and Monaco the most “feisty” but Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon says that Atletico Madrid are the “trickiest”.

Buffon shut out Lionel Messi and Barcelona over two legs in the quarter-finals but his Juventus side must beat one of the above in the last four to keep alive his dreams of a first Champions League title.

Atletico have edge in Champions League semis – Buffon

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Nyon (Switzerland) (AFP) – Real Madrid are defending champions and Monaco the most “feisty” but Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon says that Atletico Madrid are the “trickiest”.

Buffon shut out Lionel Messi and Barcelona over two legs in the quarter-finals but his Juventus side must beat one of the above in the last four to keep alive his dreams of a first Champions League title.

Young tells Manchester United to aim high, Liverpool on Euro hunt

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London (AFP) – Ashley Young has challenged Manchester United to storm to the finish line in the race to make the Premier League’s top four, while Liverpool aim to take another step towards the Champions League.

With leaders Chelsea and second placed Tottenham clashing in the FA Cup semi-finals, the fight for Premier League supremacy is on hold until next week, but there is still plenty at stake in this weekend’s fixtures.

Young tells Manchester United to aim high, Liverpool on Euro hunt

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London (AFP) – Ashley Young has challenged Manchester United to storm to the finish line in the race to make the Premier League’s top four, while Liverpool aim to take another step towards the Champions League.

With leaders Chelsea and second placed Tottenham clashing in the FA Cup semi-finals, the fight for Premier League supremacy is on hold until next week, but there is still plenty at stake in this weekend’s fixtures.

‘Unbeatable’ Juventus hailed as Euro dream takes shape

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Milan (AFP) – “Unbeatable” Juventus can finally hand goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon an elusive Champions League title after making five-time winners Barcelona “cry” in the quarter-finals.

Those were the headlines splashed across the front pages in Italy after rock-solid Juventus followed their impressive 3-0 first-leg win over the Spanish giants with a defensive masterclass that held Barca to a frustrating scoreless draw at the Camp Nou on Wednesday.

‘Unbeatable’ Juventus hailed as Euro dream takes shape

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Milan (AFP) – “Unbeatable” Juventus can finally hand goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon an elusive Champions League title after making five-time winners Barcelona “cry” in the quarter-finals.

Those were the headlines splashed across the front pages in Italy after rock-solid Juventus followed their impressive 3-0 first-leg win over the Spanish giants with a defensive masterclass that held Barca to a frustrating scoreless draw at the Camp Nou on Wednesday.

France to introduce video refereeing in football play-offs

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Paris (AFP) – Video technology will be used for the first time in refereeing in France in the end-of-season football play-offs, league officials announced Thursday.

The system will be introduced for the promotion and relegation matches between Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 in May, said French league (FPL) director general Didier Quillot.

France to introduce video refereeing in football play-offs

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Paris (AFP) – Video technology will be used for the first time in refereeing in France in the end-of-season football play-offs, league officials announced Thursday.

The system will be introduced for the promotion and relegation matches between Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 in May, said French league (FPL) director general Didier Quillot.

Dazed Dortmund lacked focus in Monaco – ‘keeper Burki

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Berlin (AFP) – Roman Burki says Borussia Dortmund lacked focus early in their 3-1 Champions League defeat at Monaco amidst the fall-out from last week’s bomb attack on their team bus.

“We weren’t 100 percent ready from the first second, perhaps we were too intent on scoring,” said Dortmund goalkeeper Burki after Wednesday’s defeat with the Germans failing to overturn their 3-2 first-leg defeat.

Dazed Dortmund lacked focus in Monaco – ‘keeper Burki

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Berlin (AFP) – Roman Burki says Borussia Dortmund lacked focus early in their 3-1 Champions League defeat at Monaco amidst the fall-out from last week’s bomb attack on their team bus.

“We weren’t 100 percent ready from the first second, perhaps we were too intent on scoring,” said Dortmund goalkeeper Burki after Wednesday’s defeat with the Germans failing to overturn their 3-2 first-leg defeat.

‘Blood, sweat and tears’ not enough for beaten Barca

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Barcelona (AFP) – Lionel Messi ended with a bloodied face, Neymar in tears, but no matter what they tried Barcelona couldn’t break down a Juventus defensive wall as the Spanish champions crashed out of the Champions League.

Wednesday night’s 0-0 draw wasn’t the cause of their demise, but an error-strewn 3-0 first leg defeat that left even Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez too much to do against the team with the best defensive record left in the Champions League.

‘Blood, sweat and tears’ not enough for beaten Barca

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Barcelona (AFP) – Lionel Messi ended with a bloodied face, Neymar in tears, but no matter what they tried Barcelona couldn’t break down a Juventus defensive wall as the Spanish champions crashed out of the Champions League.

Wednesday night’s 0-0 draw wasn’t the cause of their demise, but an error-strewn 3-0 first leg defeat that left even Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez too much to do against the team with the best defensive record left in the Champions League.

English Premier League

Soccer TV: Manchester City vs Manchester United

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It's the Manchester derby on Thursday's soccer TV schedule with City hosting United on NBCSN. There's also games from La Liga.

Manchester City vs Manchester United at 3pm on NBCSN. Regardless of the Premier League table, this is always a must-see game. This time, it's about the Champions League qualifying spots.

The Top Four is still open to Arsenal?

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With seven Premier League games left to play, Arsene Wenger believes that it is still possible for Arsenal to finish this season in the Champions League places, although he admits that the Gunners may have to win every single one of those seven matches. "It looks like that," he said. "That has to be the [.

Soccer TV: Pachuca vs Tigres

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Omar Gonzalez and Pachuca plays Jose Torres's Tigres in the second-leg of the CONCACAF Champions League final on Wednesday's soccer TV schedule. One of those USMNT players will be winning a title. In Germany, Christian Pulisic's Borussia Dortmund tries to advance past Bayern Munich in the DFB Pokal semifinals.

Where to find Manchester United vs. Anderlecht on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Manchester United vs. Anderlecht, you’ve come to the right place.

In the first leg, Anderlecht scored a late equalizer to tie the game 1-1 with Manchester United. In the second leg, the game will be played at Old Trafford, so Manchester United will have the advantage.

Where to find Manchester United vs. Anderlecht on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Manchester United vs. Anderlecht, you’ve come to the right place.

In the first leg, Anderlecht scored a late equalizer to tie the game 1-1 with Manchester United. In the second leg, the game will be played at Old Trafford, so Manchester United will have the advantage.

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More on the Borussia Dortmund bus attack

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Friday's soccer news starts with a bizarre twist to an equally bizarre incident. AP's Frank Jordans reports that the motivation behind the bomb attack on the Borussia Dortmund bus prior to their home game in the Champions League last week wasn't terrorism. Instead, it was an attempt by the perpetrator to lower the stock price of the soccer club.

Borussia Dortmund’s Champions League run ends

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In a series that won't be remembered for what happened on the field, Borussia Dortmund exited the Champions League at the quarterfinal stage. Dortmund lost 3-1 on the night and 6-3 on aggregate.

Monaco opened the scoring in the 3rd minute at Stade Louis II, adding a second goal in the 17th.

Juventus

Champions League Semi-Final Draw: Juventus To Play Monaco As Two Madrid Clubs Pitted Against Each Other

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The balls are out of the UEFA tupperware and the semi-finals of the 2016/17 Champions League have been drawn.

First up, Real Madrid will play their old chums Atletico in a repeat of last season's final, while Juventus will be taking on Monaco in t'other tie.

The Champions League semi-final draw in full.

La Juve vola in semifinale. Al Barcellona non riesce la remuntada

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Fisicit, qualit e prestazione da grande squadra. La Juventus regge l'urto dei 100mila del Camp Nou e vola in semifinale di Champions League a spese di un Barcellona volitivo, generoso, ma copia sbiadita della squadra ammirata tante volte. Dopo il 3 a 0 dell'andata i bianconeri escono imbattuti (e non subiscono gol) anche in terra [.

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Dortmund Bus Attack Latest: Suspect Carried Out Explosions To ‘Negatively Effect Prices Of Shares He’d Purchased In Club’

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Police have arrested a man on suspicion of carrying out the explosive attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus before last Tuesday's Champions League game against Monaco.

Notes discovered at the scene (immediately described by investigators as "dubious") appeared to claim responsibility in the name of Islamic extremists, though prosecutors are now alleging that the motive may, somewhat oddly, be entirely financial.

Chelsea man celebrates reaching Champions League semi-finals

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Un corazón agradecido a ti señor y Rey Jesús