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Saturday European Rewind: Chelsea ousts Tottenham in FA Cup, Dortmund fights back, and more

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Premier League leaders Chelsea booked theirplace into the FA Cup final with a 4-2 thumping of London rivals Tottenham at Wembley Stadium.

Antonio Conte's side used two second-half goals to pull away from their rivals, who had previously pegged them back twice. Willian's fourth-minute free-kick gave Chelsea a 1-0 lead as the Brazilian beat Hugo Lloris to the bottom-right corner.

European Weekend Preview: El Clasico in Madrid, FA Cup Semifinals, and more

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Sunday's El Clasico at the Santiago Bernabeucouldhave huge implications on this year's La Liga title race.

League-leaders Real Madrid host Barcelona on Sunday which sees the two sides separated by three points in the table. Zinedine Zidane's side booked their place in the UEFA Champions League semifinals after an impressive second-leg victory over Bayern Munich earlier this week.

Sunday European Rewind: Man United beats Chelsea, Firmino lifts Liverpool over WBA, and more

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One of the English Premier League's bigrivalries saw another chapter take place on Sunday as Manchester United edged league-leaders Chelsea, 2-0, at Old Trafford.

Jose Mourinho's Red Devils earned an important victory against his former side in their chase for a top-four finish. Marcus Rashford gave the hosts an early 1-0 lead asthe 19-year-old forward netted his fifth goal of the season in the seventh minute.

Saturday European Rewind: Draw in Milan Derby, Real Madrid earns late win, and more

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With a slew of European action taking place on Saturday, it was the Milan Derby which took center-stage in Italy. It was a tale of two halves from the Giuseppe Meazza as AC Milan battled back to earn a point against rivals Inter in a 2-2 draw.

Inter Milan opened the scoring in the 36th-minute as Antonio Candreva's right-footed finish made it 1-0.

European Weekend Preview: Chelsea visits Manchester United, Inter faces AC Milan, and more

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Following an entertaining first round of UEFA Champions League quarterfinal matches earlier this week, domestic action resumes across Europe's top five leagues.

The headlining match across Europe this weekend seesPremier League leaders Chelsea travelto Manchester United on Sunday. Chelsea holds a seven-point lead at the top of the EPL and would like to add to that margin.

Sunday European Rewind: Napoli edges Lazio, Lukaku lifts Everton past Leicester, and more

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Napoli showed a shortmemory on Sunday, defeating Lazio at the Olimpico Stadium, 3-0, in a top-four Serie A showdown.

Maurizio Sarri's side were ousted from the Coppa Italia semifinals earlier this week, but cruised against a top side in league play. Jose Callejon's 25th-minute opener had the visitors up 1-0, a lead which they would take into halftime.

Euro Rewind: Barca falls to Malaga, fails to capitalize in Madrid Derby draw; Bayern routs Dortmund; and more

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MALAGA, SPAIN APRIL 08: Neymar Jr. of FC Barcelona reacts during the La Liga match between Malaga CF and FC Barcelona at La Rosaleda stadium on April 8, 2017 in Malaga, Spain. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Real Madrid was just five minutes away from a precious derby day victory, and three points to maintain its lead on Barcelona atop the La Liga standings, but Antoine Griezmann had other plans.

European Weekend Preview: Real Madrid hosts Atletico, Dortmund travels to Bayern, and more

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Following midweek domestic action across Europe's top leagues, weekend coverage rolls on as some mouth-watering fixtures take centerstage.

In Spain, the Madrid Derby is the premier showdown of the weekend with Real Madrid hosting Atletico Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday. Zinedine Zidane's squad remain atop La Liga and are 10 points ahead of their local rivals in the standings.

Wednesday European Rewind: Chelsea tops Man City, Juventus beats Napoli and more

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Several of Europe's heavy-hitters took the field on Tuesday, providing plenty of action across the top leagues.

In the must-watch match of the day, Chelsea defeated Manchester City, 2-1, at Stamford Bridge. Following their home defeat to Crystal Palace last Saturday, Chelsea got back on track against fourth-place Manchester City.

Tuesday European Rewind: Hoffenheim edges Bayern, Man United ties Everton, and more

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It was a memorableday for Hoffenheim, which saw it's impressive season reach a new high after earning itsfirst ever Bundesliga victory over Bayern Munich in a 1-0 home win. Julian Nagelsmann's side is havinga stellar season in 2016-17 after barely escaping a relegation playoff a season ago.

In Tuesday's showdown at the WIRSOL Rhein-Neckar-Arena, the hosts received a 21st-minute winner from forward Andrej Kramaric.

Monday Kickoff: Hazard, Arsenal, West Ham and more

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While rumors continue for Eden Hazard, the Premier League coaching situation continued to prove a bit volatile.

Eden Hazard laughed off a question about Real Madrid, stating he still had business to finish with Chelsea. (REPORT)

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers played down links connecting him with the Arsenal job.

Sunday European Rewind: Arsenal and Man City share points, Napoli ties Juventus, and more

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Arsenal showed some fight in battling back from a pair of deficits on Sunday, but the hard-earned draw against Manchester City doesn't do much for the Gunners hopes of climbing back into the English Premier League's top four.

Leroy Sane's fifth-minute goal gave Manchester City an early 1-0 advantageafter the winger rounded David Ospina and tapped into an empty net.

Saturday European Rewind: Liverpool cruises past Everton, Chelsea falls to Crystal Palace, and more

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With the return of European domestic action this weekend, a lot of top matches were on display Saturday across the top-five leagues.

Liverpool cruised to a 3-1 victory over rivals Everton in Saturday's Merseyside Derby at Anfield. Jurgen Klopp's side defeated their local rivals for the second time this season thanks to a comfortable home victory.

European Weekend Preview: Arsenal host Man City, Juventus travel to Napoli, and more

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Following World Cup Qualifiers the past two weeks, European domestic action resumes this weekend with some mouth-watering fixtures across the top five leagues.

Arsenal host Manchester City on Saturday in London as both sides look to keep a grasp on the top-four. Arsene Wenger's side are coming off back-to-back league defeats against Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion respectively, which has put the French manager on the hot seat.

Monday Kickoff: Rodriguez, Ozil, Mexico and more

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One Premier League club is looking to sign a global star while one of the English league's elite playmakers stated his doubts over a possible departure.

Liverpool is reportedly interested in signing James Rodriguez and the club has confidence it could seal a deal if Champions League qualification is secured.

Friday Kickoff: Coutinho, Nainggolan, Everton and more

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One Barcelona star is looking to recruit his international teammate to the club while one of the world's most well-rounded midfielders could be bound for the Premier League.

Neymar says Phillipe Coutinho would be a wonderful fit at Barcelona. (REPORT)

Radja Nainggolan says he was in contact with Chelsea over a potential move last summer and would be interested in resuming talks again.

Sunday European Rewind: Man City draw with Liverpool, Atletico defeat Sevilla, and more.

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In themouth-watering match of the day across Europe, Manchester City fought back for a 1-1 draw against visiting Liverpool.

Pep Guardiola's side receiveda 69th-minute equalizer from Sergio Aguero to earn a point at the Etihad Stadium against Jurgen Klopp's Reds. After a fast and exciting opening half, Liverpool opened the scoring as former Manchester City midfielder James Milner scored a 51st-minute penalty kick.

UEFA Europa League

Madrid Derby, Juve-Monaco set for UCL semifinals

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The UEFA Champions League's final four is now officially set for the semifinal round.

UEFA conducted the Champions League's semifinal draw on Friday as Atletico Madrid was paired with rivals Real Madrid in a rematch of the 2016 finale. Juventus, meanwhile, booked a pair of dates with Monaco in the other semifinal pairing.

Europa League Preview: Man United hosts Anderlecht, Lyon travels to Besiktas, and more

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The UEFA Europa League quarterfinal round concludes on Thursday as eight teams look to continue their fight for a semifinal berth.

Manchester United hosts Belgian side Anderlecht at Old Trafford, while Lyon travels to Turkey for a battle with Besiktas.

The other two matches are Schalke-Ajax and Genk-Celta Vigo.

Borussia Dortmund

Friday Kickoff: Dortmund, Mbappe, Neymar and more

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More details continue to come to light following last week's bombing of Borussia Dortmund's team bus.

German officials say that a German-Russian citizen took out a five-figure loan to bet on shares of Borussia Dortmund's stock dropping before bombing the team bus last week. (REPORT)

Monaco sporting director Antonio Cordon says it would take "a lot of money" to trigger Kylian Mbappe's release clause.

UCL Wednesday Rewind: Juventus holds Barcelona, Monaco eases past Dortmund

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Juventus advanced to itsthird UEFA Champions League semifinal appearance in the past four years, holding Barcelona in a scoreless second leg draw at the Camp Nou on Wednesday.

Massimiliano Allegri's side exacted revenge on the Spanish side after Barcelona defeated Juventus, 3-1, in the 2014-15 UCL final.

Wednesday Kickoff: Bayern Munich, 'Chicharito', Dortmund and more

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Following their controversial defeat to Real Madrid, several Bayern Munich players took things a step too far.

Police reportedly intervened after three Bayern Munich players, Robert Lewandowski, Thiago and Arturo Vidal, stormed into the referee's lockerroom following their elimination from the Champions League on Tuesday.

UCL Preview: Bayern travels to Real Madrid, Barcelona hosts Juventus, and more

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For several teams this week, they will book their place to the UEFA Champions League semifinals, while others will see their dream of reaching Cardiff for June's final come to an end.

Out of all four quarterfinal first legs a week ago, Juventus easily had the most-surprising result, defeating Barcelona 3-0 in Turin.

Monday Kickoff: Dortmund, Hazard, Ozil and more

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More details continue to emerge from last week's attack on Borussia Dortmund's team bus while several stars stepped out to discuss their futures.

An investigator says that Borussia Dortmund's team bus was just seconds away from severe injuries or even potential death in last week's explosion.

Thursday Kickoff: Tuchel, Argentina, Messi and more

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In the wake of the bus explosion that rocked the club, Borussia Dortmund's manager hit out at UEFA for what he saw as a "lousy" decision.

Borussia Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel ripped UEFA for the quick turnaround following the attack on the club's bus that injured Marc Bartra. (REPORT)

Sevilla released a statement warning Argentina not to pursue hiring head coach Jorge Sampaoli, who has been linked with the job in recent weeks.

UCL Rewind: Ronaldo lifts Real Madrid, Monaco defeats Dortmund, and more

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In years past, Cristiano Ronaldo has always been a thorn in the sides of Bayern Munich. On Wednesday, that trend continued as the Portuguese forward netted a brace in Real Madrid's 2-1 first-leg victory at the Allianz Arena.

Ronaldo's 77th-minute finish, his 100th goal in European competition, proved to be the match-winner for Zinedine Zidane's side on the road.

Suspect detained in Dortmund bus bomb investigation

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German authorities are moving quickly to resolve the scary incident that took place yesterday in Dortmund.

After three small bombs detonated outside of the Borussia Dortmund team bus while the team was traveling to the stadium ahead of it's UEFA Champions League match on Tuesday, police rapidly mobilized to gain control of the situation.

UCL Rewind: Dybala propels Juventus past Barcelona, Dortmund vs. Monaco postponed

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The opening match of the UEFA Champions League quarterfinal round on Tuesday saw a slew of talent on display at the Juventus Stadium in Turin. However, it was an Argentinian forward not named Lionel Messi that stole the show.

Juventus took a huge first step to booking their place into the semifinal round after a convincing 3-0 victory against Barcelona.

UEFA Champions League Preview: Juventus hosts Barcelona, Real Madrid faces Bayern, and more

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After a thrilling Round of 16 back in March, eight teams remain with a chance to clinch a spot in May's UEFA Champions League Final.

Headlining this week's first legs isJuventus welcoming Barcelona to Turin on Tuesday afternoon. This is the first meeting between the two sides since they faced off in the 2015 final in Berlin, which Barcelona won 3-1.

Soccer Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

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Tuesday presents us with a slew of European action, as well as a Champions League clash in CONCACAF to close out the day.

Manchester United headlines the Premier League slate with their home match against Everton. Also in England, Sunderland will try to take points away from Leicester City in a bottom half clash.

Real Madrid

UCL Tuesday Rewind: Ronaldo hat-trick lifts Real Madrid over Bayern, Atletico hold off Leicester

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Real Madrid booked a record seventh consecutive appearance to the UEFA Champions League semifinals after a 6-3 aggregate victory over 10-man Bayern Munich, with Cristiano Ronaldo's hat-trick helping Real Madrid get past the Bundesliga leaders, despite needing extra-time to do so.

After missing the first leg due to injury, Robert Lewandowski returned for Carlo Ancelotti's side who needed a spark offensively, following scoreless league draw this past weekend.

Tuesday Kickoff: Sanchez, Lewandowski, Argentina and more

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Two big clubs will push for Alexis Sanchez while Bayern Munich remains determined to keep Robert Lewandowski.

Manchester City and Manchester United are reportedly set to compete to sign Alexis Sanchez, who is interested in staying in England if he leaves Arsenal this summer. (REPORT)

Bayern Munich CEO Karl Heinz Rummenigge says that Real Madrid has no chance of signing Robert Lewandowski while adding that the two sides"have never discussed that name".

Friday Kickoff: Hazard, Platini, Neymar and more

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Transfer rumors continue to swirl around Eden Hazard while a former FIFA executive took shots at Sepp Blatter.

Real Madrid target Eden Hazard is reportedly close to signing a new contract with Chelsea. (REPORT)

Former UEFA president Michel Platini says former FIFA president Sepp Blatter is "the most selfish person I have seen in my life".

Tuesday Kickoff: Guardado, Simeone, Nainggolan and more

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One of Mexico's biggest stars is set to miss vital matches due to injury while a top head coach stated he will never coach at Real Madrid.

Andres Guardado is set to miss Mexico's World Cup qualifiers due to a leg injury. (REPORT)

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone says he could one day coach another Spanish team but also added that he will never manage Real Madrid.

International Soccer

Wednesday Kickoff: Ibrahimovic, Lozano, Man City and more

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One current star continues to hint at his future while a future star says he's ready for his big move.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic says the Premier League is "begging me to stay" as his one-year deal nears its expiration. (REPORT)

Pachuca's Hirving Lozano says he is "prepared to get better and play in a more competitive league.

UEFA WCQ Rewind: Spain dominates Israel, Bulgaria shocks Netherlands, and more.

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With domestic leaguesoff this weekend, the fifth roundof UEFA World Cup Qualifiers kicked off on Friday with nine matches across Europe.

Group D, H, and I all took center-stage on Friday while the remaining six groups kicked off their fifth round qualifiers on Saturday and Sunday. Plenty of countries were looking for important results this weekend, while others were looking to hold on their leads at the top of their respective groups.

Wednesday Kickoff: Mexico, Costa, Lacazette and more

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Mexico manager Juan Carlos Osorio stated one of his preferences for the national team while Atletico Madrid saw links to two strikers shut down.

Osorio says the national team would benefit from more players moving to Europe. (REPORT)

Diego Costa says he is open to a move to China while also adding that he attempted to seal a return to Atletico Madrid.

The Rest

Pulisic, Carter-Vickers among nominees for Golden Boy award

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Two young Americans Abroad have been racking up strong performances in Europe and now have been nominated for one of the most prestigious youth awards around.

Christian Pulisic of Borussia Dortmund and Cameron Cater-Vickers of Tottenham have both been nominated for Tuttosport's European Golden Boy award for 2017.

Friday Kickoff: Griezmann, Mane, FIFA and more

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A number of the world's biggest teams continue their pursuit of one of the world's best forwards, headlining Friday's news.

Antoine Griezmann's adviser says the Atletico Madrid forward is a target of Chelsea, Manchester United, Manchester City, Barcelona and Real Madrid. (REPORT)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says Sadio Mane is officially ruled out for the remainder of the season due to a knee injury.

UEFA WCQ Preview: Belgium hosts Greece, Wales face Ireland, and more.

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Matchday 5of UEFA World Cup Qualifying takes place Friday through Sunday, and should provide some intriguingmatches featuring some top competition.

Group D leader, the Republic of Ireland, will hostEuro 2016 surprise side Wales at Aviva Stadium on Friday. Martin O'Neill's side is coming off three consecutive victories in World Cup qualifying and would like to take another step towards winning its group.