Barcelona 5-1 Lyon: Messi magic overwhelms visitors, sealing quarter-final berth

Lionel Messi scored two goals and created two more as Barcelona earned a 5-1 win against a plucky Lyon side at the Nou Camp, sealing their quarter-final berth and being the only Spanish side left among Europe’s elite at this stage of the competition for the first time since 2009/10.  Continue reading

Tottenham 1-1 Arsenal: Aubameyang’s penalty miss, poor officiating overshadow derby draw

Hugo Lloris’ late penalty save from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang saw Tottenham hold on for a valuable point against Arsenal, during a North London Derby overshadowed by poor officiating decisions.

Harry Kane equalised from the penalty spot after Aaron Ramsey’s well-taken opener, though the forward was in an offside position before Shkodran Mustafi’s needless barge on the England captain.

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Manchester City 1-0 Chelsea (4-3 on pens): Sterling’s winner seals successive Carabao Cup win

Chelsea vs Manchester City: Carabao Cup final score, goals, news and updates from Wembley

Raheem Sterling converted the winning penalty, as Manchester City secured successive Carabao Cup Final victories at Chelsea’s expense during a nervy finish at Wembley.

The final itself – three weeks after City’s 6-0 league thrashing vs. the Blues – will always be remembered for goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga’s actions after defying manager Maurizio Sarri’s instructions to be substituted late in extra-time.
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Chris Eubank Jr impressive during commanding points win over James DeGale

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Chris Eubank Jr delivered one of his best career performances yet, during a commanding 114-112, 115-112, 117-109 points victory over fierce rival James DeGale – to win the vacant IBO World Super-Middleweight title in style at London’s 02 Arena.
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Tottenham 3-0 Borussia Dortmund: Inspired second-half sees Spurs in control

Goals from Heung Min-Son, Jan Vertonghen and substitute Fernando Llorente saw Mauricio Pochettino’s men earn a valuable win vs. a tricky Borussia Dortmund side at Wembley. The result sees Spurs are in real control with the second-leg tie to come on March 5. 
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Manchester United 0-2 PSG: Kimpembe and Mbappe silence Ole’s men

Second-half strikes from Presnel Kimpembe – his first PSG goal – as well as a trademark Kylian Mbappé finish mean the Ligue 1 champions earned a valuable two-goal lead going into their last-16 second leg on March 6.

United, who were previously unbeaten in 11 games under caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, ultimately struggled against experienced European opposition. 
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Everton 0-2 Manchester City: Laporte and Jesus score as Citizens reclaim top spot

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Stoppage-time strikes in either half from Aymeric Laporte and substitute Gabriel Jesus ensured Manchester City returned to the Premier League summit, after Liverpool’s 1-1 draw with West Ham on Monday. The 2-0 home defeat means Marco Silva’s Everton now have 11 league losses this term, including four in 2019.

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