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Chelsea Lose In Rome, Man.U Win: Champions League Results



Chamapions league defeat for Chelsea

Chelsea was taken apart by Roma in last night’s Champions League match.

It was a match that saw Roma run out 3-0 winners against the English Champions.

The London club became the first English side to lose a game in the competition this season.

On a night Chelsea’s Coach Antonio Conte would want to forget, Roma play was controlled and sublime.

Chelsea would have progressed to the next round with a victory, but as it stands would have to wait until they play Qarabag on the 22nd of November, in a game they must win.


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Manchester United, on the contrary, had no drama in their match against Benfica.

This is not taking away anything from the Portuguese side who put up a much better performance from their last match in Lisbon.

Anthony Martial earned Man U a penalty when he was brought down, but the Frenchman failed to convert from the spot.

The Benfica keeper Svilar, became the youngest keeper to save a penalty in the Champions League, stopping Martial from scoring.

However, at the stroke of half-time, he became the youngest keeper to score an own goal in the competition.

The home side sealed the victory with a Daley Blind penalty in the 78th minute.

Champions League: Blind scores


“We have not qualified yet? Four victories and it is still not enough? We must get that point from the two remaining matches,” said manager Jose Mourinho.

“We scored two goals, did not concede, gained three more points, more money for the club – because every victory means money – and did not have any significant injuries.”

Mourinho also gave a debut to midfielder Scott McTominay with established starters Pogba, Fellaini all injured.

The 20-year-old was to give a good account of himself, as he won the ball more times than any other United player, 9 in total.

Manchester United victorious by 2-0.

Results on the night :

  • FC Basel 1 CSKA Moscow 2


  • Man Utd 2 Benfica 0


  • Celtic1 Bayern Munich 2


  • PSG 5 Anderlecht 0


  • Atl Madrid 1 FK Qarabag 1


  • Roma 3 Chelsea 0


  • Olympiakos 0 Barcelona 0


  • Sporting 1 Juventus1


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Mikel Obi’s 2018 World Cup Jersey Added To FIFA Museum



Mikel Obi

FIFA has announced that John Mikel Obi’s 2018 World Cup jersey has been added to the FIFA museum following the team’s victory against Iceland.

FIFA announced the information via its official Instagram handle, stating that the Super Eagles achieved a feat Argentina could not attain in the 2018 World Cup.

FIFA wrote “Argentina couldn’t claim three points against hardy newcomers, Iceland, but the @NG_Supereagles did – and they did it in style

The jersey worn by @Mikel_John_Obi at Nigeria’s 2-0 victory at the Volgograd Arena at the 2018 World Cup has been added to the FIFA Museum collection.”

The Super Eagles of Nigerian Super Eagles defeat Iceland at the Volgograd Arena by 2-0 after Argentina settled for a 1-1 draw against the European country in the Group D opener.

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Simone Biles Will Perform Amidst Kidney Stones Diagnosis



Simone Biles

American gymnast Simone Biles is set to go on with the sporting competition amidst Kidney stones diagnosis.

Simone Biles says she won’t let kidney stones stop her from competing at the World Gymnastics Championship which begins Saturday 27th October. Simone takes to her Twitter page sharing a photo of herself on the hospital bed on Friday 0ctober 26th with a promise to be strong. The gymnast reveals that she has kidney stones but promises to join her team at the World Gymnastics Championship.

Biles says she is not letting the disease take a toll on her. She writes:

“Nothing like a late night ER visit less than 24 hrs before world championships.
This kidney stone can wait, doing it for my team.”

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Ronaldo pays special visit to Sir Alex Ferguson United Game



Sir Alex Ferguson

Portuguese attacker, Cristiano Ronaldo visited his former coach, Sir Alex Ferguson after his team Juventus outclassed Manchester United at Old-Trafford.

Ronaldo took to Twitter to share a picture of himself and Sir Alex Ferguson, stating that he learnt a lot of things from him.

He captioned the picture “A great coach and above all a wonderful man. Taught me so many things inside and outside the pitch. Great to see you in good shape, Boss!”

Ronaldo moved to United as a teenager in 2003 and was immediately handed the No.7 shirt vacated by David Beckham who, ironically, had joined Real Madrid.

Ronaldo won many laurels with Manchester United in his six years stay at Old Trafford, winning the first of his five Ballon d’Or awards at Old Trafford, as well as lifting three Premier League titles, the FA Cup, the Champions League and the Club World Cup.

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