Real Madrid rally to earn hard fought draw in Munich

Vinicius Junior scored twice as Real Madrid came away with a draw in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final tie with Bayern Munich. The Brazilian took advantage of two errors from Bayern defender Kim Min-jae – beating him for the opener and converting a penalty he conceded. Leroy Sane and Harry Kane had fired Bayern into a second half lead but Madrid hold the advantage ahead of the second leg.

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Barcelona battle back to edge PSG in five goal thriller

Five-time winners Barcelona came from behind to earn a slender advantage over Paris St-Germain in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final in France. Xavi’s side were in danger of being overawed by a hostile Parisian crowd but the Barcelona boss used his bench to magnificent effect to turn the tie in their favour after seeing a 1-0 lead turn into a 2-1 deficit.

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Arsenal punish Liverpool to close gap at top

Arsenal reduced Liverpool’s lead at the top of the Premier League to two points after a deserved victory in a tense encounter at Emirates. The Gunners knew defeat was unthinkable and their cause was helped hugely by two errors from Liverpool’s normally reliable keeper Alisson, who gifted Arsenal the goals that ensured three crucial points.

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Jose Mourinho handed 4 match suspension by UEFA

Roma coach Jose Mourinho has been banned for four matches by Uefa for confronting English referee Anthony Taylor after the Europa League final. The charge relates to an incident in a car park after the game, when Mourinho, 60, directed a foul-mouthed rant at Taylor.

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Mourinho charged by UEFA for criticism of Anthony Taylor

Jose Mourinho has been charged with insulting and abusing a match official, the governing body UEFA has said, after the football manager was filmed shouting at officials following AS Roma’s loss to Sevilla in the Europa League final.Mourinho was critical of the refereeing after the game, saying: “It was an intense, masculine, vibrant game with a referee who seemed Spanish. It was yellow, yellow, yellow all the time.”

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