River Plate, Corinthians eliminated from Copa Libertadores

Buenos Aires, May 5 : Defending champions River Plate were eliminated from the Copa Libertadores after a 2-1 aggregate loss to Ecuador’s Independiente del Valle. Lucas Alario scored in the second-half to hand River Plate a 1-0 victory here on Wednesday in their round of 16 second-leg clash. But the result at the Monumental stadium […]

Real Madrid tops Man City 1-0 to enter Champions League final

Madrid, May 5 : Real Madrid defeated Manchester City 1-0 on aggregate and will face cross-town rivals Atletico Madrid in the Champions League final for the second time in three years. Madrid, winners of a record 10 Champions League trophies, are headed to their 14th final on May 28 in Milan, reports Efe. With everything […]

Indian worker dies at Qatar World Cup stadium site

Doha, May 1 : An Indian worker died at the construction site of the Al-Bayt 2022 World Cup Stadium after he fell ill, the tournament’s organising committee announced on Sunday. The worker, 48, died on Wednesday after suffering a cardiac arrest at the stadium’s construction site in the Qatari city of al-Khor, reports Efe. Qatar’s […]

Juventus cannot celebrate just yet: Allegri

Turin, April 30 : Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has warned his side against celebrating their Serie A success as they still have the Coppa Italia final to play against heavyweights AC Milan. “Winning a fifth consecutive Scudetto is a wonderful feeling, especially as it was an extraordinary comeback that began after defeat to Sassuolo on […]

Uruguay shortlists 35 footballers for Copa America

Montevideo, April 30 : Uruguay head coach Oscar Tabarez unveiled a preliminary list of 35 footballers on Saturday for the 2016 Centennial Copa America. Forward Luis Suarez (Barcelona), defender and captain Diego Godin (Atletico Madrid) and striker Edinson Cavani (Paris Saint-Germain) are among the star-studded squad, reports Xinhua. All the players called upon by Tabarez […]