Andrich stunner puts Leverkusen in the ascendancy against Roma

Bayer Leverkusen claimed a 2-0 first-leg victory at Roma to take command of their Europa League semi-final. A first half strike from Florian Wirtz and a stunning effort from Robert Andrich gave the Bundesliga champions only their second win in Italy. Roma had just two shots on target with striker Romelu Lukaku cutting an isolated figure.

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Italy hold off Scotland to record first home win in 11 years

Italy held on despite intense late pressure to secure their first Six Nations home win since 2013 as Scotland’s title hopes were all but ended by an abject second-half collapse in Rome. The Azzurri had lost 26 home games in the Six Nations since that last win over Ireland – and had lost 13 in a row overall against the Scots.

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Immobile gives Lazio shock advantage over Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich have work to do if they are to reach the Champions League quarter-finals after Ciro Immobile’s penalty gave Lazio a 1-0 win in the first leg of their last-16 tie. Immobile converted his 69th-minute spot-kick after Bayern defender Dayot Upamecano’s clumsy challenge on Gustav Isaksen for which the France international was sent off

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England scrape to narrow victory in Italy

England survived a scare at the Stadio Olimpico to launch their post-World Cup rebuild victory over Italy in their Guinness Six Nations opener. For only the third time in the history of a rivalry spanning 31 Tests, inspired Italy led at the interval, but their 17-13 advantage was methodically picked apart by Steve Borthwick’s men.

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Edoardo Bove gives Roma advantage over Bayer Leverkusen

Edoardo Bove’s second-half goal gave Jose Mourinho’s Roma the advantage over Bayer Leverkusen after the first leg of their Europa League semi-final. The 20-year-old passed into the bottom corner after Tammy Abraham’s shot was saved to score his first European goal.

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