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Lionel Messi had the ball in the back of the Juventus net in the 30th minute after smart work from Luis Suarez, but the goal was disallowed for offside as Barcelona had to endure more frustration at the Juventus Stadium. Considering Juventus have the best defence in Europe and some of the greatest defensive players (including goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon) of all time, Barcelona have a seriously tough second leg on their hands.
  • Schmeichel smoulders after Leicester hit by Atletico penalty

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    Shakespeare will have to take risks next Tuesday, but with his two best centre-halves missing, it will be hugely hard to conjure up the game plan to secure the victory required against such a lethal counter-attacking team as Atletico . Fernando Torres fell over in comical style when presented with half a chance on the hour, but despite Atletico's pressure, clear chances were few and far between, while Atletico keeper Jan Oblak didn't have to make a single save in the entire game.
  • Borussia Dortmund Attack: Islamist Suspect Held

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    The team had been scheduled to face off against AS Monaco on Tuesday but the game was postponed until Wednesday night. The Dortmond police said that after investigation they believe the blasts were a targeted attack using "serious explosives".
  • Heat need a win against the Cavaliers

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    Nwaba, 24, has averaged 5.6 points and 3.2 rebounds in 18 games with the Lakers this season. Josh Richardson scored 19 points, James Johnson had 16 and Goran Dragic added 15. Thompson and Irving were on the floor working out pregame. Cavaliers were without James, Irving (knee) and Thompson (thumb). He had 20 by the midpoint of the third quarter.
  • Crosby, McDavid, Matthews players to watch in NHL playoffs

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    He tied for second in the National Hockey League with 40 goals and led the Leafs into the playoffs for the first time since 2013 and for just the second time in a 12-year stretch. Led by elite scorers like Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews, the Blackhawks (50-23-9) have 4/1 odds of winning the championship, according to Bovada.lv, and will face the Nashville Predators in the tournament's opening round.
  • Thunder: Robertson to attend Thunder regular-season finale

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    Minnesota's Karl-Anthony Towns, Andrew Wiggins and Gorgui Dieng, Indiana's Jeff Teague and Washington's Marcin Gortat are the only remaining players to do it. He finished the regular season averaging 31.6 points, 10.7 rebounds and 10.4 assists to go along with his second scoring title. Donovan said McDermott could have played if needed.
  • Raptors prep for playoffs, beat "resting" Cavaliers 98-83

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    During the first quarter, the two teams traded baskets for much of the period, with Cleveland taking its last lead with just under three minutes left. Now, here's an actual bright spot for Cleveland. Cleveland must sign Varejao before Wednesday so he can be eligible to play in the 2017 NBA Playoffs.
  • Kyrgios Beats Isner to Give Aussies Commanding Davis Cup Lead

    Kyrgios Beats Isner to Give Aussies Commanding Davis Cup Lead

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    The U.S. leads the head-to-head series 26-20 and won the most recent meeting between the teams past year on grass at Kooyong in Melbourne in the first round. "There is no greater honour than wearing the green and gold", said Hewitt. "I'm looking forward to getting back here and having some home support", Kyrgios said.
  • Russia-US relations at an 'all-time low' following Syria strike

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    USA officials have declared that Russian Federation was complicit in the attack and have urged Moscow to realign with the West and break ties with Syria President Bashar Assad. President Trump, in an interview with Fox Business Network that aired Wednesday morning, called Syrian President Bashar Assad "an animal" and "a butcher," adding that Russian Federation was mistaken for defending the strongman.
  • Champions League: Simeone wary of Vardy threat

    Champions League: Simeone wary of Vardy threat

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    Antoine Griezmann's controversial first-half penalty handed Atletico Madrid a 1-0 win over Leicester in their Champions League quarter-final first leg. "It was definitely a foul, but it was outside the box". At Munich, Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 100 European goals as Real Madrid defeated Bayern Munich 2-1.
  • Raiola hints Champions League needed for Man Utd to convince Ibrahimovic

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    In his first press conference since returning to Manchester, the France global, who has contributed seven goals for the top-four chasing Red Devils this season, expressed his frustration at the way his performances are scrutinised. "But my job is to be a midfielder, make the game, do some assists and everything". Up next for Man United is their Europa League quarter-final first leg against Anderlecht in Belgium on Thursday.
  • Jose Mourinho: I considered replacing Luke Shaw at half time

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    Jose Mourinho has endured a hugely frustrating endeavour trying to steer United into the top four this season. "We believe in it and we will do everything we can to reach the top four". "We were hanging in the game and trying to do our best". Bailly believes United are lucky to have the 35-year-old spearheading their attack. If I were Luke Shaw then I would know that this is all just a tactic and I wouldn't feel overly motivated by Mourinhos barbs at this point.