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WATCH: Eldai powers Al Hilal past FC Platinum Al Hilal got their second away win on the road against the already eliminated FC Platinum on Saturday.

ATK v NorthEast United Match Preview, 27/01/2020 Indian Super League match preview for ATK v NorthEast United on 27 January 2020, includes latest club news, team head to head form, as well as last five matches.

Defensive mistakes continue to derail Kerala Blasters' play-off bid Kerala's tendency to gift goals at crucial moments in matches came back to haunt them again in Goa…

Former Nigeria striker Agali visits Mees Palace Football Academy training Mees Palace Academy welcomed ex-Super Eagles and Schalke 04 star Victor Agali to Saturday’s training session.

Solskjaer's job is on the line as Man Utd face Tranmere in FA Cup - Fowler Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could be fired if the club fail to beat Tranmere Rovers in their FA Cup fourth round clash on Sunday, according to Robbie Fowler. Solskjaer most recently oversaw a disappointing 2-0 defeat against Burnley in the Premier League with the Red Devils struggling for consistency this season.

Antonio Conte beware: Victor Moses is a Trojan horse Victor Moses reunites with the manager who revived him at Chelsea, but he may become the stick with which critics beat Antonio Conte should he fall short in the Serie A title race.

Inspired Ilicic helps Atalanta to astonishing 7-0 win at Torino A hat-trick from Josip Ilicic that included a sensational free-kick from midfield inspired Atalanta to an astonishing 7-0 away win over Torino, their biggest ever Serie A triumph. Atalanta, who will play Valencia in the Champions League last 16, boosted their hopes of achieving another top-four finish with a stunning victory on Saturday.

"I would like to continue as Nigeria coach" - Rohr targets contract renewal with Super Eagles Gernot Rohr has expressed his desire to continue as Nigeria coach as he nears the expiry of his current contract with the three-time African champions. The German joined the West African nation in August 2016 on an initial two-year deal which was extended after the country secured a place in Russia 2018 until June 2020.

Solskjaer not fearing for his Man Utd future as he stresses signings must fit new club culture Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he doesn't fear for his job ahead of a potentially dangerous FA Cup fixture against Tranmere Rovers. The League One club host the Red Devils on Sunday after beating Watford in a third-round replay, with Solskjaer's side arriving on the back of a 2-0 loss to Burnley.

Arteta urges Arsenal fans to maintain perspective around 'incredible' Martinelli Mikel Arteta says Gabriel Martinelli has to ignore praise for his Arsenal performances and concentrate on his development as a player. The 18-year-old Brazilian has been a revelation since joining from Ituano in the summer, scoring 10 goals in 21 appearances and starring in the 2-2 Premier League draw at Chelsea.

Khazri’s double ends Saint-Etienne’s four-game Ligue 1 losing streak - Wahbi Khazri was the hero for Saint-Etienne in Saturday's Ligue 1 outing as his brace powered them to a 2-1 win over Nimes. The 28-year-old's goals ended Saint-Etienne's four-game losing run in the French top-flight as they bagged their first win since their 4-1 win over Nice on December 4.

Netherlands forward Rob Rensenbrink dies at age 72 THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Rob Rensenbrink, the forward who was centimeters away from delivering the Netherlands a World Cup title in 1978, has died at age 72, the Dutch football association said Saturday. "We have heard with sadness of the death of football legend Rob Rensenbrink," the association said in a tweet.

Flick satisfied with 'crucial' win as Bayern put pressure on RB Leipzig Hansi Flick reflected on a "very successful day" after Bayern Munich dismantled Schalke to capitalise on Bundesliga leaders RB Leipzig's defeat earlier on Saturday. Defending champions Bayern won 5-0 at home to move within a point of Leipzig, who were beaten 2-0 at Eintracht Frankfurt.

Oparanozie scores as Guingamp extend unbeaten run against Marseille Desire Oparanozie was on target as Guingamp secured a 3-1 triumph over Marseille in Saturday's French women's contest. After securing victories in their previous two games across all competitions, the hosts maintained their unbeaten run at Stade du Roudourou, thanks to the Nigeria international's fine form.

Waris makes debut as Ajorque lead Strasbourg to victory against Monaco Majeed Waris made his Strasbourg debut as Ludovic Ajorque found the back of the net in their 3-1 victory over Monaco in Saturday's Ligue 1 game. Ghana international Waris, who joined the Stade de la Meinau outfit this January on loan, was afforded his first appearance at Stade Louis II.

'Great work out there' - Brentford-slaying Iheanacho revels in Leicester City win Kelechi Iheanacho struck the winning goal at Griffin Park as Leicester City zoomed into the next round of the FA Cup.

Caf Champions League wrap: Raja Casablanca, Esperance proceed, AS Vita out Raja Casablanca and defending champions Esperance will progress into the Caf Champions League quarter-finals after a 2-2 Group D draw at Stade Olympique de Rades. The Moroccans almost snatched an away win but substitute Fedi Ben Choug levelled for Esperance nine minutes from time.

'Chelsea lost ground when Hazard left' - Lampard wants January transfers to take team forward Frank Lampard says Chelsea need to sign new players in the January transfer window after they survived a late scare to beat Hull 2-1 in the FA Cup fourth round.

Lampard feels 'like a broken record' after narrow Chelsea win in FA Cup Chelsea manager Frank Lampard once again expressed his disappointment at his side's inability to score more goals, saying he feels like a broken record. The Blues held on for a gritty 2-1 win over Hull City in the FA Cup fourth round with goals from Michy Batshuayi and Fikayo Tomori proving enough to book their spot in the next stage.

Bayern record 34-year Bundesliga high as Lewandowski matches Gerd Muller goal feat Bayern Munich's attacking form this season has been the best the Bundesliga has seen in over three decades. Hansi Flick's side doled out a footballing lesson to would-be title challengers Schalke at the Allianz Arena on Saturday, moving within a point of leaders RB Leipzig with a 5-0 win.

Chukwueze shines as Villarreal triumph over Deportivo Alaves Samuel Chukwueze was in action as Villarreal secured a 2-1 victory against Deportivo Alaves in Saturday's La Liga game. The Super Eagles star featured prominently in his 20th league appearance this season as the Yellow Submarine clinched all three points at Estadio de Mendizorroza.

Azpilicueta admits Chelsea 'have to improve' after surviving FA Cup scare at Hull City Chelsea "have to improve" if they are to hit their targets this season, says Cesar Azpilicueta, with the Blues surviving an FA Cup scare at Hull City to book their place in round five. Frank Lampard's side looked to be in for a comfortable evening at the KCOM Stadium when Michy Batshuayi broke the deadlock inside six minutes.

Hull City v Chelsea Match Report, 25/01/2020 FA Cup Match Report for Hull City v Chelsea on 25 January 2020, includes all goals and incidents. Have your say on the game in the comments.

Bayern München v Schalke 04 Match Report, 25/01/2020 Bundesliga Match Report for Bayern München v Schalke 04 on 25 January 2020, includes all goals and incidents. Have your say on the game in the comments.

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