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  • PSG stay on course for treble with Cup semi-final win

    PSG stay on course for treble with Cup semi-final win

    Paris St Germain took a big step towards a domestic treble when they reached the French Cup final with a 3-1 win at Caen on Wednesday. Kylian Mbappe's double and a last-gasp goal by Christopher Nkunku set up a final showdown against third division...

  • Napoli hit back twice to beat Udinese and cut Juve's lead

    Napoli hit back twice to beat Udinese and cut Juve's lead

    Napoli twice came from behind to beat Udinese 4-2 in Serie A on Wednesday and cut Juventus' lead to four points after the Turin side were held 1-1 at relegation-threatened Crotone. Fiorentina forward Jordan Veretout scored a hat-trick but was on...

  • United bounce back with 2-0 win at Bournemouth

    United bounce back with 2-0 win at Bournemouth

    Manchester United tightened their grip on second place in the Premier League after goals in each half by defender Chris Smalling and substitute Romelu Lukaku gave them a clinical 2-0 win at Bournemouth on Wednesday. The result left United, who...

  • Under-strength Barca survive Celta fightback to stay unbeaten

    Under-strength Barca survive Celta fightback to stay unbeaten

    Runaway La Liga leaders Barcelona held on to draw 2-2 at Celta Vigo on Tuesday with a much-changed side as they survived having Sergi Roberto sent off late in the second half to preserve their unbeaten league record this season. Barca lead the...

  • Stellar Bayern crush Leverkusen to reach German Cup final

    Stellar Bayern crush Leverkusen to reach German Cup final

    Bayern Munich reached the German Cup final by thrashing Bayer Leverkusen 6-2 away thanks to a Thomas Mueller hat-trick after an early Robert Lewandowski double on Tuesday to stay on track for a treble of titles this season. Bundesliga champions...

  • Watch: VAR awards penalty after players leave the pitch at halftime

    Watch: VAR awards penalty after players leave the pitch at halftime

    The players of Mainz 05 and Freiburg were ordered back onto the pitch having gone to the changing room at halftime because the video assistant referee (VAR) awarded a penalty for a handball in an eventful Bundesliga game on Monday. Referee Guido...

  • Updated: Final Premier League fixtures released

    Updated: Final Premier League fixtures released

    The Malta Football Association has decided to revise the last-day fixtures of the 2017/18 BOV Premier League that were announced earlier on Monday.  This revision has been made to ensure that the teams involved in the title race as well as the...

  • Watch: Farrugia nets brace for FC Chiasso

    Watch: Farrugia nets brace for FC Chiasso

    Jean Paul Farrugia hit a brace in FC Chiasso's 2-1 win over Servette in the Switzerland's second-tier, last Sunday. The Malta international has now scored nine goals in 19 league matches, translated into 10 goals in 21 games in all...

  • Watch: Paris St Germain thrash AS Monaco to clinch Ligue 1 title

    Watch: Paris St Germain thrash AS Monaco to clinch Ligue 1 title

    Paris St Germain claimed their seventh Ligue 1 title in emphatic style with a 7-1 home win against defending champion AS Monaco on Sunday. PSG, who netted four goals in the opening half-hour, have 87 points with five games remaining and lead...

  • Updated: Juve take advantage after Donnarumma brilliance foils Napoli

    Updated: Juve take advantage after Donnarumma brilliance foils Napoli

    AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma foiled title challengers Napoli with a stunning stoppage-time save in a 0-0 draw on Sunday and Juventus took full advantage by beating Sampdoria 3-0 to go six points clear at the top of Serie A. Substitute...

  • Tarxien, Hibs share spoils

    Tarxien, Hibs share spoils

    HIBERNANS 2 Failla 17 pen.  Degabriele 90 TARXIEN RAINBOWS 2 Tounkara 2 Faria 84 Tarxien Rainbows and Hibernians shared spoils in a 2-2 draw which satisfied neither side.  The Rainbows remain in the play-off spot with 22 points, three adrift of...

  • Man. City confirmed as champions as rivals United lose

    Man. City confirmed as champions as rivals United lose

    Manchester City were confirmed as Premier League champions on Sunday as second-placed Manchester United suffered a shock 1-0 home defeat by bottom club West Bromwich Albion. United had to at least draw to keep the title race mathematically alive...

  • Naxxar win to keep alive hopes of avoiding drop

    Naxxar win to keep alive hopes of avoiding drop

    MOSTA              0 NAXXAR LIONS 2 Debono 18; Bustos 86 Naxxar Lions pulled off a 2-0 win over neighbours Mosta to cling to their slim hopes of avoiding, at least, automatic relegation.  Naxxar forged ahead early in the game. Ryan Grech sent an...

  • Newcastle hit back to beat Arsenal

    Newcastle hit back to beat Arsenal

    Newcastle United virtually guaranteed their Premier League safety as they came from a goal down to beat Arsenal 2-1 at a spring-like St James' Park on Sunday. Alexandre Lacazette's stretching volley gave Arsenal the lead in the 14th minute but...

  • Manchester City rebound to beat Tottenham at Wembley

    Manchester City rebound to beat Tottenham at Wembley

    Leaders Manchester City shrugged off a bitterly disappointing week to beat Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 at Wembley on Saturday and move to within three points of sealing the Premier League title. City, who were deprived of wrapping up the title in dream...

  • Salah hits 40 mark as Liverpool beat Bournemouth

    Salah hits 40 mark as Liverpool beat Bournemouth

    Mohamed Salah scored his 30th Premier League goal of the season as Liverpool eased past Bournemouth 3-0 to close in on a top-four finish on Saturday. Third-placed Liverpool needed only seven minutes to take the lead when Sadio Mane beat Asmir...

  • Balzan take title race to final day

    Balzan take title race to final day

    BALZAN                            2          Arab 45, Kaljevic 75 SENGLEA ATHLETIC           1          Virano 62 Balzan struggled more than expected to beat Senglea Athletic 2-1 and join Valletta on top the BOV Premier League table. Balzan...

  • Watch: Ten-man Floriana hold Valletta

    Watch: Ten-man Floriana hold Valletta

    FLORIANA       1 Ruiz 75 VALLETTA        1 Piciollo 10 Valletta's title aspirations were handed a blow when they were held to a 1-1 draw against a ten-man Floriana at the National Stadium. The Citizens started strongly and took the lead after 10...

  • Gżira clinch Europa League berth

    Gżira clinch Europa League berth

    GŻIRA UNITED 2 Okoye 33, Garba 47 SLIEMA WANDERERS 1 Shaw 30 Gżira United wrote another page in their club’s history when they fulfilled their dream of playing European football next season - something they have not achieved since the 1973/74...

  • St Andrews shock nine-man Stripes

    St Andrews shock nine-man Stripes

    St. Andrews’ missed two penalties, hit the woodwork three times but succeeded to beat Birkirkara in a highly-charged match. Carlos Alberto Goncalves was shown a straight red for lashing out at Matthew Gauci on the half-hour mark to leave the...