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Gonzalo Higuain hits brace as Juventus edge past Napoli

Gonzalo Higuain hits brace as Juventus edge past Napoli

The holders appeared to be cruising as they led 2-1 on the hour but two quick Napoli goals , the first following a howler from Juve goalkeeper Neto, forced them to resort to time-wasting and gamesmanship in the last 20 minutes. Juventus , who lead Serie A by six points, are on course for a third consecutive league and cup double. Next week, Massimiliano Allegri's team face Barcelona in the quarter-finals of Europe's premier club tournament.


Dortmund leave out Dembele, Schmelzer in Monaco

Dortmund leave out Dembele, Schmelzer in Monaco

Monaco's Champions League quarter-final win over Borussia Dortmund was marred by complaints from the German club that police halted their journey to the stadium last night "without justification". We expect Dortmund to be much stronger than in the first leg. Monaco's Radamel Falcao , center below, heads the ball to score the team's second goal during the Champions League quarterfinal second leg soccer match between Monaco and Dortmund at the Louis II stadium in Monaco, Wednesday April ...



Trail Blazers vs. Warriors, 2017 National Basketball Association playoffs

The Trail Blazers scored just 12 points in the third quarter and Curry went to work picking pockets. Durant injured the calf during a Game 1 victory Sunday, when he had 32 points and 10 rebounds in his playoff debut for Golden State. There's no reason for Golden State to act any differently. Portland couldn't have asked for more from their two best players in Game 1. Their matchup on Sunday wasn't a game you could turn off at halftime due to a Warriors blowout.



Chinese Grand Prix F1 Championships

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton says he's relishing the chance to compete for the 2017 championship against Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel. The three-time world champion led away at the start of the race in damp conditions and was able to hold on to his lead through Virtual Safety Car and Safety Car periods which occurred in quick succession.



Jardim: Monaco won't abandon attacking style in Champions League semis

Monaco joined Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid and Juventus in the last four of the competition. "Everyone was prepared and in the bus, but we couldn't move for 16 or 17 minutes", Tuchel said. He told (German broadcaster) ZDF ahead of the match that he did not see Ousmane Dembele fit to start, but had to bring the 19-year-old on when his side were 2-0 down after 20 minutes.



Virus to blame for Chelsea's defeat at Man United?

It is vital that Chelsea do indeed bounce back immediately, as their next fixture sees them face Tottenham at Wembley in a highly anticipated F.A Cup semi-final. Here are five reasons for Spurs' soaring confidence as we reach a crucial part of the season. Raised in Portugal, Dier can speak fluent Portuguese, and that's how he chatted to the TV channel after the win: "We have to believe to the end".