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ISL: NorthEast United closer to playoffs with win vs East Bengal

ISL: NorthEast United closer to playoffs with win vs East Bengal

Goa, Feb 23 (IANS) NorthEast United inched closer to a playoffs berth with a 2-1 win over 10-man SC East Bengal in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Fatorda Stadium on Tuesday.Suhair Vadakkepeedika's (48th minute) strike and an own goal from Sarthak Golui (55th) put the Highlanders ahead before t...

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ISL 7: Must-win for Mumbai City FC in League title race against Odisha

ISL 7: Must-win for Mumbai City FC in League title race against Odisha

Bambolim (Goa) [India], February 23 (ANI): When Odisha FC take on Mumbai City FC at the GMC Stadium in Bambolim on Wednesday, they will be just the supporting cast in the larger drama that is playing out at the top of the Indian Super League (ISL) table.With leaders ATK Mohun Bagan dropping points a...

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ISL 7: NorthEast United within touching distance of playoffs after win over East Bengal

ISL 7: NorthEast United within touching distance of playoffs after win over East Bengal

Panaji (Goa) [India], February 23 (ANI): NorthEast United inched closer to a playoffs berth with a 2-1 win over 10-man SC East Bengal in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Fatorda Stadium, on Tuesday.Suhair Vadakkepeedika's (48') strike and an own goal from Sarthak Golui (55') put the Highlanders ...

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I-League: Mohammedans' Suraj nets injury-time winner vs Chennai

I-League: Mohammedans' Suraj nets injury-time winner vs Chennai

Kalyani, Feb 23 (IANS) Suraj Rawat's thunderous outside-the-box strike in injury time of the second half rallied Mohammedan SC from being a goal down to defeat 10-man Chennai City FC 2-1 in the I-League at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium on Tuesday.Ranjeet Pandre's first-half strike was cancelled by S...

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All eyes on Mumbai as they face Odisha in title decider (Match Preview 105)

All eyes on Mumbai as they face Odisha in title decider (Match Preview 105)

Bambolim (Goa), Feb 23 (IANS) Mumbai City face Odisha FC in a crucial fixture in the race for the Indian Super League (ISL) league stage title race on Wednesday at the GMC Stadium. With two matches left to play, Mumbai trail top-placed ATK Mohun Bagan by six points which means anything less than a w...

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Zidane leaves out Benzema for Champions League tie against Atalanta

Zidane leaves out Benzema for Champions League tie against Atalanta

Madrid, Feb 23 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has not included striker Karim Benzema in the 19-man squad for his side's vital Champions League last 16 tie away to Atalanta on Wednesday night.The striker, who has netted 17 goals in all competitions this season, has still not recovered from ...

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Real Madrid president tests negative for coronavirus

Real Madrid president tests negative for coronavirus

Madrid [Spain], February 23 (ANI): Real Madrid president Florentino Perez, who had contracted coronavirus earlier this month, has returned negative COVID-19 results in the two PCR tests he took in the last 48 hours, the club announced on Tuesday. "Real Madrid C. F. informs that our president Florent...

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Two goals calmed us down after 'nervous start': Pirlo reflects on victory over Crotone

Two goals calmed us down after 'nervous start': Pirlo reflects on victory over Crotone

Turin [Italy], February 23 (ANI): After a win over Crotone, Juventus manager Andrea Pirlo said his side made a "nervous start" to the game but the two goals in the first half calmed them down. Cristiano Ronaldo's first-half brace and Weston McKennie's second-half strike powered Juventus to a command...

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We will be 'fearless' against Ukraine, says Maymol Rocky

We will be 'fearless' against Ukraine, says Maymol Rocky

New Delhi [India], February 22 (ANI): A day prior to the last match of the Indian women's team against Ukraine, head coach Maymol Rocky stated that her side will be "fearless" against the opponent on the exposure tour to Turkey."It is our last match here so we will go all out against Ukraine. We int...

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ISL: ATKMB avoid shock defeat against 10-man Hyderabad, draw 2-2

ISL: ATKMB avoid shock defeat against 10-man Hyderabad, draw 2-2

Goa, Feb 22 (IANS) Despite trailing twice in a high-pressure clash, league leaders ATK Mohun Bagan fought their way out as they played out a thrilling 2-2 draw against 10-man Hyderabad in the Indian Super League at the Tilak Maidan Stadium here on Monday.Aridane Santana (8th minute) put Hyderabad up...

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