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UEFA Europa League: Frankfurt and Rangers would meet in the final

Eintracht Frankfurt beat 10-man West Ham United 1-0 in their Europa League semifinal second leg on Thursday to reach their first European final in 42 years with a 3-1 aggregate victory.

Manchester City melt down, Real Madrid remain on top

It is Real who will now face Liverpool - the third time the two clubs will have met in the final. As for City, the wait goes on. After this humbling, brutal experience, it is anyone's guess as to when it will ever end.

Real Madrid orchestrate another miracle

The period in which Madrid returned to life aside, this was largely a tight game, with few chances. It looked as if would be decided by City’s goal 17 minutes from time, which gave Manchester City a two-goal aggregate lead. It coincided with a spell in which the hosts began to experience the first signs of self-doubt. The streets around the Bernabeu were raucous and overwhelmed before the game, the noise within, deafening. A giant banner of talisman Benzema was unveiled.

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Liverpool march on in their pursuit of the Quadruple. Though they can now prepare for a 10th Champions League final later this month, against either Manchester City or Real Madrid in Paris, it required another display of the club's incredible resilience in European competition on Tuesday to seal a 3-2 win against Villarreal at Estadio de la Ceramica.

Liverpool advance to the final

Liverpool overcame a rocky first half to beat Villarreal 3-2 on Tuesday night and book a spot in the Champions League final, winning the tie against their LaLiga opposition 5-2 on aggregate.

Manchester United beat Brentford

Manchester United beat Brentford 3-0 on a rainy Monday night at Old Trafford with Portugal internationals Bruno Fernandes and Cristiano Ronaldo scoring to keep their team in sixth place in the Premier League.

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AC Milan's Rafael Leao took advantage of a late goalkeeping howler as the Serie A leaders went five points clear at the top with a 1-0 win against Fiorentina at San Siro on Sunday.

Premier League: Everton stun Chelsea while victories for Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur

Everton claimed a tense 1-0 victory over Chelsea at Goodison Park on Sunday, giving Frank Lampard's side a vital boost as they battle against relegation.

Victory for Barcelona

Barcelona returned to winning ways at Camp Nou with a much-needed 2-1 victory over Mallorca on Sunday.

Mino Raiola, the super agent

Agents - whether representing players directly or, more often, acting as intermediaries - have become a staple of the game over the past thirty years. But nobody was a protagonist over three decades the way Raiola was. Odds are, as football agencies merge with each other and consolidate, the Raiola prototype - a dealmaker with a phone, plenty of chutzpah and no fear - will disappear and we won't see another like him.

Manchester City claim top spot again

Manchester City stormed to a comfortable 4-0 win over Leeds United at Elland Road on Saturday.

La Liga title number 35 for Real Madrid

Madrid have managed to balance domestic duties with a Champions League run which has seen them eliminate PSG and Chelsea in the round of 16 and quarterfinals, respectively. They will host City on Wednesday looking to book their fifth Champions League final place in the last decade.

Real Madrid beat Espanyol and win La Liga title

Rodrygo scored twice as Real Madrid beat Espanyol 4-0 at the Bernabeu on Saturday to clinch the LaLiga title.

Liverpool edge past Newcastle United

Despite Liverpool's dominance, Newcastle looked spritely when they had the ball, and came close to finding an equaliser in the 87th minute when Guimaraes found space on the edge of the box and fired a low shot, but Alisson covered it well and Liverpool held on to secure the three points.

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There is an opportunity to freshen up the squad. West Ham’s Declan Rice remains a target in midfield, though Monaco’s Aurélien Tchouaméni would be easier to buy. Similarly, the Lille forward Jonathan David could be more affordable than Benfica’s Darwin Núñez, although incomings in attack could depend on sales. There are doubts over Lukaku, Christian Pulisic, Timo Werner and Hakim Ziyech.

Cristiano Ronaldo saves Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo rescued a point for Manchester United in a 1-1 draw against Chelsea in Thursday's Premier League clash at Old Trafford.

UEFA Europa League: Frankfurt and RB Leipzig bag victories

Eintracht Frankfurt winger Ansgar Knauff opened the scoring in the first minute as they beat West Ham United 2-1 in the first leg of their Europa League semifinal on Thursday, with both teams seeking their first European final in over 40 years.

Dominating Liverpool

Don't be fooled by the narrow margin of the scoreline. Liverpool's 2-0 victory over Villarreal at Anfield was the most one-sided semifinal you are likely to see and could and should have been so much more for the six-time European champions.

The night belongs to Liverpool

Liverpool got what they deserved, eventually, but it was a fair time coming. And not just at the night.

Bologna stun Inter

A howler from Inter Milan's stand-in goalkeeper Ionut Radu cost his side dear as they slipped to a 2-1 defeat at Bologna on Wednesday, with Simone Inzaghi's team missing the chance to go top of Serie A.


Real Madrid are the champions of Champions League

It felt like one of those old flicks they show on Saturday afternoons in which the gang successfully gets together for one final, big heist. Except, even without Mbappe, you suspect this won't be their last -- not when there's a guy like Ancelotti, one of the few men who can pull off the cardigan-cigar-shades combination and lead a team in transition to a league and cup double. Not with young guns - Vinicius, Valverde, Eduardo Camavinga, Rodrygo - already with the "big one" under their belt. Not with Courtois, in the prime of his career, staking a claim as the world's No. 1 between the posts and getting a few things off his chest. ("We showed again who is the King of Europe.")

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