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Champions League: Aguero stars as Manchester City sink Monaco in thriller

MANCHESTER: Sergio Aguero starred as Manchester City beat Monaco 5-3 in a breathless and dizzyingly end-to-end Champions League last 16 first-leg encounter at a rocking Etihad Stadium on Tuesday. Raheem Sterling put City ahead, only for Kylian Mbappe to level and Radamel Falcao to score twice -- the second goal a magnificent chip -- as Leonardo Jardim's side moved into a 3-2 lead. But City struck three times in the last 19 minutes, through Aguero's second goal, John Stones and Leroy Sane, to put Pep Guardiola's men in…

Spring-heeled Wijnaldum not surprised by header

LONDON: In a match expected to showcase the best of slick, ball-on-the-ground possession football, Liverpool's clash with Manchester City on Sunday was decided by that most traditional of approaches - a simple cross and a thumping header. In a game of few chances, Georginio Wijnaldum's superb goal in the eighth minute stood out on every level. A typically incisive Liverpool counter-attack sent Adam Lallana clear on the left and when he curled in a tempting cross Wijnaldum soared above Aleksander Kolarov to power in a…

Premier League: Fabregas earns Chelsea perfect 10, City and Liverpool win

LONDON: Chelsea maintained their stranglehold on the Premier League by beating Sunderland 1-0 on Wednesday to register their 10th successive win and move six points clear at the top of the table. Cesc Fabregas's first-half strike ensured the Blues took full advantage of Tuesday's slip-up by second-placed Arsenal to leave Liverpool, 3-0 winners at Middlesbrough, and Manchester City, who beat Watford 2-0, to keep up the chase. Manchester United continued their recent improvement with a 2-1 victory at Crystal Palace and…

Football fan fined for throwing burger at police horse

MANCHESTER: A football supporter was fined £90 ($114; 105 euros) on Wednesday after throwing a hamburger at a police horse as Manchester City and Celtic met in the Champions League on Tuesday. The fan was arrested for being drunk and disorderly and spent Tuesday night in police cells after the incident in the centre of Manchester, a Greater Manchester Police (GMP) spokesman said. "Man arrested Drunk & Disorderly throwing hamburger at police horse on @ManCity v @celticfc got £90 fine. Horse remains in stable…

Champions League: Barcelona, Manchester City into last 16 as PSG control fate

PARIS: Lionel Messi fired Barcelona into the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday after a 2-0 win at Celtic as they were joined in the knockout rounds by Pep Guardiola's Manchester City. The Argentine star returned from illness to score both goals at Celtic Park -- the second from the penalty spot -- to send the five-time European champions through as winners of Group C. City recovered from a goal down in Germany to earn a 1-1 draw at Borussia Moenchengladbach as both sides finished with 10 men. Raffael…

Champions League: Manchester City stun Barcelona, Ozil magic as Arsenal progress

PARIS: Manchester City got their revenge on Barcelona as Ilkay Gundogan scored twice in a 3-1 win in the Champions League on Tuesday, while Arsenal were one of four sides to secure progress to the last 16. Pep Guardiola's side had lost 4-0 away in Barcelona two weeks ago but they showed tremendous character to come from a goal down and beat the Spanish champions 3-1 at the Etihad Stadium. The inevitable Lionel Messi put the visitors in front at the end of a stunning breakaway with his 90th Champions League goal.…

Premier League: Manchester City, Arsenal, Liverpool press on, Mourinho off

MANCHESTER: Sergio Aguero and Ilkay Gundogan each scored twice as Manchester City crushed West Bromwich Albion 4-0 on Saturday to keep their noses in front in the Premier League. Arsenal won 4-1 at Sunderland and Liverpool prevailed 4-2 at Crystal Palace, but City's win kept Pep Guardiola's side above them both on goal difference as they ended a six-game winless run. "When we lose there are always doubts," said Guardiola. "It's the first time I have not won in six games. Always you have doubts, (but) not over the…

Champions League: Messi ruins Guardiola return, Bayern Munich stop rot

BARCELONA: Lionel Messi spoiled Pep Guardiola's homecoming by scoring a hat-trick in Barcelona's 4-0 win over 10-man Manchester City in the Champions League on Wednesday, while Bayern Munich shook off their recent patchy form to defeat PSV Eindhoven 4-1. Messi pounced on a Fernandinho slip to nudge Barca in front on 17 minutes, and the Argentine doubled his tally on the hour following the dismissal of City goalkeeper Claudio Bravo. The Chile international, who left the Camp Nou in August to replace Joe Hart at City, was…

Manchester City penalty woes allow Arsenal to join them at the top

LONDON: Arsenal joined Manchester City at the top of the Premier League on Saturday after leaders City suffered another afternoon of penalty woes in a 1-1 draw with Everton that ended their 100 percent home record this season. Arsenal's hard-earned 3-2 win over Swansea City, featuring a double from Theo Walcott, put them level with City on 19 points but Pep Guardiola's side remained as leaders on goal difference. Tottenham Hotspur, who had started the day in second place, missed a chance to go top, needing an 89th-minute…