IMAGE: According to the club, the fans verbally insulted the players and vandalised their cars. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters Police have launched an investigation after Paris St Germain's players were confronted by angry supporters upon their return to the French capital on Wednesday following their 6-1 Champions League defeat in Barcelona, the Ligue 1 club has said. The French champions went into the Round of 16 second leg tie with a 4-0 advantage from the first leg but the Spanish ... Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
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IMAGE: FC Barcelona's Ivan Rakitic has signed a four-year contract extension with the club. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic has agreed a new four-year contract with the Spanish champions until 2021, the club said a day after they reached the Champions League quarter-finals by thrashing Paris St Germain 6-1. The 28-year-old Croatia international has won two La Liga titles, two King's Cup trophies and a Champions League crown with Barca since joining from Sevilla ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
Barcelona's amazing 6-1 victory over Paris St Germain on Wednesday sent them through to the Champions League quarter-finals IMAGE: Barcelona players celebrate after the game. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters Barcelona completed one of the most extraordinary comebacks in European football history to knock Paris St Germain out of the Champions League on Wednesday with a 6-1 victory that rewrote the record books. No team had ever overturned a four-goal deficit in a knockout tie, but Sergi Roberto's ...Rediff.com, 2 weeks ago
United's Ibrahimovic, Roma's Dzeko find the net thrice to give clubs first leg advantage IMAGE: Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates scoring a goal with teammates during their UEFA Europa League Round of 32 First Leg match against St Etienne on Thursday. Photograph: Manchester United/Twitter The goals continued to flow for Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic and AS Roma's Edin Dzeko as they bagged hat-tricks to help their teams take commanding leads in the first legs of their ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
IMAGE: Barcelona's Luis Suarez, centre, celebrates with Lionel Messi, left, and Rafinha after scoring the opening goal. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar were all on target as holders Barcelona beat Athletic Bilbao 3-1 on Wednesday to overturn a deficit from the first leg and advance to the quarter-finals of the King's Cup.A Luis Suarez volley put Barca ahead in the 35th minute while Brazil international Neymar earned and converted a penalty three minutes into ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
With 2016 officially behind us, let’s look forward and speculate about the events, people and issues that will shape 2017. >> RUSSIA’S GROWING INFLUENCE Russian leader Vladimir Putin looks to position his nation as an alternate ally to countries such as the Philippines and Turkey who have been traditionally allied with the United States. Putin’s Russia, accused of influencing the US presidential election, could seek to cement their influence by providing support to ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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