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Man United manager running out of time

Manchester United had not lost to Liverpool in the Premier League for .eight games and over four years prior to Sunday’s 3-1 defeat, but the current chasm between the two sides was exposed as Jose Mourinho’s men fell 19 points behind the league leaders at Anfield.

Agence France-Presse, Dec 18 2018

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Australia closes in on victory

Australia is poised for its first Test match win since the ball-tampering scandal after spinner Nathan Lyon claimed the prized wicket of Indian captain Virat Kohli in the second Test in Perth on Monday.

Agence France-Presse, Dec 18 2018

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Sarri backs Hazard to thrive in ‘false nine’

Maurizio Sarri insists Eden Hazard can thrive in the ‘false nine’ role after the Belgium playmaker inspired Chelsea’s 2-1 win at Brighton on Sunday.

Dec 18 2018

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Anderlecht sacks coach Vanhaezebrouck

Belgium’s most succesful side Anderlecht have sacked coach Hein Vanhaeze-brouck after a series of poor results, the club announced on Sunday.

Dec 18 2018

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Regmi, Ansari leave for Qatar

Nepali spinner Sanjam Regmi and batsman Hashim Ansari left for Qatar on Monday to participate in a Twenty20 match representing Asian Stars against Qatar Stars scheduled for December 18.

Dec 18 2018

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Messi hits treble in Barca victory

Lionel Messi netted his first hat-trick of the Spanish League season and provided two assists in yet another sensational individual display as a rampant Barcelona won 5-0 at Levante to strengthen its lead at the top of the table on Sunday.

Reuters, Dec 18 2018

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Bayern faces Liverpool as PSG meets Man United

Bayern Munich and Liverpool, both five-times champions, will meet in one of three England-Germany clashes in the Champions League round of 16 following the draw made at UEFA headquarters on Monday.

Reuters, Dec 18 2018

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Sankata wins, climbs to second

Sankata Club eased to a 3-1 win over Friend Club to go equal on points with leaders Manang Marshyangdi Club (MMC) in the Martyrs Memorial ‘A’ Division League at the APF Stadium in Halchowk on Monday.

Ritesh Rijal, Dec 18 2018

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Reigning champion Warriors bow out

Defending champion Biratnagar Warriors was knocked out of the league stage of the Everest Premier League (EPL) after crashing to a five-wicket defeat at the hands of Kathmandu Kings XI on a day when Irish international Kevin O’Brien returned with a match-winning performance.

Adarsha Dhakal, Dec 18 2018

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