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It was an important opening-round win for the second-ranked Djokovic as he tries to turn his season around and regain his form going into the French Open later this month. "But then the first match of any tournament is not easy". Nadal picked up his tour-leading 31st victory this year by easily defeating 16th-seeded Kyrgios, who never threatened after losing the first set.
  • Manchester United Dedicate Europa League Win to Victims of Arena Bombing

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    The build-up to the match was overshadowed by the terror attack at Manchester Arena on Monday, which resulted in the deaths of 22 people, including children. On a wider level, it was also a moment to cheer for the team's home city, grieving two thousand kilometers away. "We knew where they were better than us, we knew where we were better than them, we tried to kill their good qualities and exploit their weaknesses".
  • Juan Mata speaks out on Jose Mourinho ahead of Europa League final

    Juan Mata speaks out on Jose Mourinho ahead of Europa League final

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    MANCHESTER UNITED face Ajax in the Europa League final on Wednesday - here's our predicted Red Devils line-up for the match. United finished sixth in the Premier League , 24 points behind champions Chelsea , while Ajax finished second in the Dutch league, one point behind champions Feyenoord.
  • Champions Trophy: Bangladesh Confident of Good Show

    Champions Trophy: Bangladesh Confident of Good Show

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    New Zealand's spinners Jeetan Patel and Mitchell Santner made the most of the slow wicket, picking up three of the Black Caps' five wickets. Mustafizur's performance, coming on the back of 2 for 33 in the earlier game against New Zealand following a stint with Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League spent mainly on the bench, would also have made Mashrafe Mortaza and the team management happy.
  • Arsene Wenger blames hostile envirionment for top-four failure

    Arsene Wenger blames hostile envirionment for top-four failure

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    Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.theeagleonline.com.ng as the source. - Reuters picLIVERPOOL, May 23 ― Liverpool need to experience the feeling of winning trophies again to take the next step and compete with Europe's best, defender James Milner has said.
  • Preparation key to United's Europa victory, says Mourinho

    Preparation key to United's Europa victory, says Mourinho

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    Twenty-two people were killed, many of them children, and 64 wounded in the attack on Monday night at Manchester Arena, where United States star Ariana Grande had just held a concert. Manchester United doubled their lead in the 47th minute when the Armenia worldwide scored his sixth Europa League goal of the 2016-17 campaign.
  • United players dedicate Europa League win to Manchester victims

    United players dedicate Europa League win to Manchester victims

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    The game was played two days after 22 people were killed in a bomb attack at a concert in Manchester, and 12 days after the death of Pogba's father, Fassou Antoine. Victims of Manchester's suicide bombing will be remembered before the game through tributes in the opening ceremony, and a minute's silence united players will also wear black armbands.
  • Alisher Usmanov makes bid to buy Arsenal

    Alisher Usmanov makes bid to buy Arsenal

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    Arsene Wenger , who has been manager since 1996, has been the target of protests from some of the club's fans. He's had a 67 percent stake in Arsenal's ownership since 2011. Uzbek-born Russian Usmanov, who has a personal fortune of around £11.2bn, has always been interested in taking control of the club from Kroenke. Alisher Usmanov has not given up in his pursuit of majority control at Arsenal , according to Sky Sports .
  • Manchester United beats Ajax, 2-0, wins Europa League

    Manchester United beats Ajax, 2-0, wins Europa League

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    He said: "It was a tragic event and your heart goes out to the people who were involved, who are no longer here". It was very sombre flying over with the directors and it was all we were talking about, to be honest. " It should be one big celebration, but when something like this happens two days before, the fact we've been discussing it just goes to show the impact ", Ajax coach Peter Bosz told his pre-game media conference in Stockholm .
  • Cavs remain humble with chance to closeout Celtics in Game 5

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    With four All-Stars at their disposal, the Warriors don't always need one player to take over a game. "We can't go back to Boston tied 2-2". SAN ANTONIO - Stephen Curry scored 36 points and the Golden State Warriors closed out the Western Conference Final against the injury-ravaged San Antonio Spurs with a 129-115 victory Monday night, becoming the first team in league history to start the playoffs 12-0.
  • We will learn from United's performance, says Ajax coach Bosz

    We will learn from United's performance, says Ajax coach Bosz

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    With really good players like Zlatan Ibrahimović, Pogba, Mkhitaryan, Eric Bailly, Antonio Valencia, Ander Herrera , Juan Mata , Anthony Martial, and so on and so forth, they really should've done better in the league than they did. "In the Premier League we couldn't hit the target to go to the Champions League but tonight we gave all our effort and now we're playing in the Champions League".