Sports Highlights

Manchester City moved into the FA Cup quarter final in style after ending Newport’s dream with a 4-1 victory. Phil Foden starred with a man of the man performance scoring a brace in the process. Leroy Sane and Riyad Mahrez also got on the score sheet.
City remain in all four possible competitions, keeping a chance to win this season the quadruple alive.
City have now reached the FA Cup quarter final for the first time since 2016/17 and their 25th time ever.
Sane has scored 12 and assisted 13 in all competitions this season having a hand in as many as 25 goals of his 32 appearances for City. He has been involved in nine goals in his last eight games.
Gabriel Jesus has also scored 16 goals and provided five assists for City in 34 matches this season.
Newport star Amond has scored as many as five goals in the FA Cup this season, more than any other player. He has scored one goal each since the first round of the competition.

Lucky Barcelona secured a 1-0 victory over Real Valladolid thanks to a Lionel Messi’s penalty goal. The Camp Nou side could however have had more goals but Luis Suarez, Kevin Prince Boateng both missed a lot of clear chances and Lionel Messi also lost a second penalty on the night. They now stand on 54 points still top of the table, just seven points above Atletico Madrid who are second.

Results in full…
FA Cup
Brighton 2-1 Derby County
AFC Wimbledon 0-1 Millwall
Newport County 1-4 Manchester City

Serie A
Cagliari 2-1 Parma
Atalanta 1-3 Milan

La Liga
Celta Vigo 1-4 Levante
Rayo Vallecano 0-1 Atletico Madrid
Real Sociedad 3-0 Leganes
Barcelona 1-0 Real Valladolid

Bundesliga
Schalke 04 0-0 Freiburg
Hoffenheim 3-0 Hannover 96
VfB Stuttgart 1-3 RB Leipzig
Wolfsburg 3-0 Mainz 05
Hertha BSC 1-1 Werder Bremen

Ligue 1
Marseille 2-0 Amiens
Monaco 1-0 Nantes
Angers 3-0 Nice

Matches continue today with the following fixtures…
FA Cup
Bristol City Vs
Wolverhampton 2:00pm
Doncaster Rovers Vs Crystal Palace 5:00pm
Swansea City Vs Brentford 5:00pm

Serie A
SPAL Vs Fiorentina 12:30pm
Empoli Vs Sassuolo 3:00pm
Genoa Vs Lazio 3:00pm
Udinese Vs Chievo 3:00pm
Inter Vs Sampdoria 6:00pm
Napoli Vs Torino 8:30pm

La Liga
Real Madrid Vs Girona 12:00pm
Valencia Vs RCD Espanyol 4:15pm
Villarreal Vs Sevilla 6:30pm
Real Betis Vs Deportivo Alaves 8:45pm

Bundesliga
Eintracht Frankfurt Vs Borussia Mönchengladbach 3:30pm
Bayer Leverkusen Vs Fortuna Düsseldorf 6:00pm

Ligue 1
Bordeaux Vs Toulouse 3:00pm
Lille Vs Montpellier 3:00pm
Caen Vs Strasbourg 3:00pm
Reims Vs Rennes 5:00pm
Saint-Etienne Vs Paris Saint-Germain 9:00pm

All time is in GMT+1…

GISTS

Cardiff chief executive Ken Choo and manager Neil Warnock reportedly joined in at the funeral of Emiliano Sala which took place in his hometown in Argentina yesterday. May his gentle soul rest in peace.

Chelsea assistant boss Gianfranco Zola has insisted the club’s players do care about the hardship of the club, only that they do it individually instead of as a team.

Manchester United are set to offload forward Romelu Lukaku as they look to replace him with either Mauro Icardi or Paulo Dybala.

Manchester City have identified Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez as the perfect replacement for Fernandinho.

Manchester United are reportedly still in battle with PSG for the signing of Benfica star Joao Felix.

Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has been reported to have said that teammate Gareth Bale is yet to adapt to the Spanish way despite his six years since he has been at the club.

Arsenal have now been linked with Ajax star defender Matthijs de Ligt.

West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini is ready to make a move for Manchester United star Antonio Valencia if Pablo Zabaleta decides to leave at the end of the season.

Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman is ready to make a £3.8 billion bid to take over Manchester United.

Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina who played for Napoli on loan believes he doesn’t have a future at the Italian side after being limited to playing time following the arrival of first choice goalkeeper Alex Meret.

Rangers have signed Manchester City youngster Kane Ritchie-Hosler.

Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers has revealed the club needs more money to compete in Europe.

Chelsea are still very much interested in making a move for Inter Milan star Mauro Icardi who was recently stripped of the captain band. Real Madrid have reportedly cooled off interest.

Paul Pogba has reportedly demanded a move back to Juventus from Manchester United as part of a swap deal for Douglas Costa.

Manchester United have joined Manchester City and Juventus for the chase of Lyon star Tanguy Ndombele.

Roma defender Kostas Manolas is ready to remove the release clause from his contract and complete a £12.5m move to either Arsenal or Manchester United.

Atletico Madrid are interested in Wolves star Romain Saiss.

Arsenal have identified Bayer Leverkusen star Kai Havertz as Mesut Ozil’s replacement.

PSG out-of-favour star Adrien Rabiot believes he will make a move to Barcelona.

Barcelona star Ivan Rakitic will not hold a contract renewal talk with the club until the end of the season.

AC Milan are ready to make an €100m move for Real Madrid star Gareth Bale who is unsettled at Madrid.

Bayern Munich are of high confidence they will sign Chelsea youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi.

Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly want former teammate James Rodriguez at Juventus.

That would be all for today, have a wonderful day ahead.

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