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Champions League: Roma trash Barcelona, Liverpool dump Man City out

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Champions League: Roma trash Barcelona, Liverpool dump Man City out
Roma and Liverpool have qualified for the semi-finals of the Champions League, after impressive wins on Tuesday night.

The Serie A side trailed 4-1 to Barcelona from the first leg at the Nou Camp, but thrashed the LaLiga leaders 3-0 on their home patch.

Edin Dzeko gave Roma the lead with a composed finish, before Daniele De Rossi doubled their lead from the penalty spot.

Manolas then headed in the all important third goal, as the Italian club progressed on away goals rule.

In the other game, Liverpool beat Manchester City 2-1 at The Etihad.

Gabriel Jesus gave the hosts a 2nd minute lead, but goals from Mohammed Salah and Roberto Firmino, ensured that Jurgen Klopp’s men qualified on a 5-1 aggregate.

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EPL: How Tottenham Hotspur’s Serge Aurier contributed to Manchester United’s disgrace

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EPL: Cote d’Ivoire international was on parade in the second half as the Red Devils bowed at home to Mauricio Pochettino’s men
Serge Aurier was on parade for Tottenham Hotspur as they discarded Manchester United 3-0 at Old Trafford.

Lucas Moura’s brace and Harry Kane’s strike put Jose Mourinho’s men to the sword, to record their worst start in 26 years.

Although the Cote d’Ivoire international replaced Kieran Trippier in the 76th minute, he made his contribution count Mauricio Pochettino’s side made it three wins from three outings.

In his 14 minutes of action, Aurier accounted for five passes, nine touches with his aerial duels won rated at 50 % according to Opta Stat

Defensively, he won one foul and was fouled once, while his passing accuracy was appraised at 60%.

EPL: How Tottenham Hotspur’s Serge Aurier contributed to Manchester United’s disgrace

Tottenham face Watford in their next game on September 2 and the 25-year-old would be hoping to play a key role as Spurs hope to continue with their winning streak.

 

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Alexis Sanchez forced to delete tweets after an angry reaction from Manchester United fans following defeat by Brighton.

Alexis Sanchez has deleted two tweets after they sparked an angry reaction from Manchester United fans following Sunday’s shock defeat by Brighton.

The Chilean forward is currently out of action with an injury and missed the fixture, which United lost 3-2 at the Amex Stadium.

On Monday two tweets – one a video, the other a series of pictures – were posted from Sanchez’s official Twitter account as the former Arsenal man launched his first fashion collection: Alexis by JJO.

In the video, Sanchez could be seen lounging about on a chair topless before checking himself out in the mirror. The pictures meanwhile featured him posing alongside a female model.

Alexis Sanchez forced to delete tweets after angry reaction from Man United

Manchester United fans reacted badly to the timing of the social media posts, coming so soon after a shocking Red Devils display.

Of course Sanchez played no part in the defeat by the Seagulls, but it seems many believed the posts sent out the wrong message.

Alexis Sanchez forced to delete tweets after angry reaction from Man United

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