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    Flamengo 2 Al-Hilal 3 LIVE RESULT: Saudi side sink 10-men Brazilian champs and book historic Club World Cup final spot

    AL-HILAL made history tonight by becoming the FIRST Saudi Arabian side to qualify for a Club World Cup final after beating Flamengo in Morocco.Salem Al-Dawsari’s two penalties and Luciano Vietto’s sublime strike were enough to see the Saudi giants book their spot in Saturday’s final.
    Meaning that Al-Hilal are set to face the winners of Real Madrid and Al Ahly.

    RESULT: Flamengo 2-3 Al-Hilal
    Live stream: FIFA Plus
    Flamengo XI: Santos, Matheuzinho, David Luiz, Leo Pereira, Ayrton Lucas, Thiago Maia, Gerson, E. Ribeiro, De Arrascaeta, Gabi, Pedro.
    Al-Hilal XI: Al Muaiouf, Abdulhamid, Hyun-Soo Jang, Al-Boleahi, Aldawsari, Carrillo, Cuellar, Al Dawsari, Vietto, Ighalo, Moussa

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    That’s all from us!
    Thank you so much for joining us for this game, it was a cracker as we expected.
    Join us again tomorrow at the same time for coverage of Real Madrid against Al-Ahly.
    The winner of that one will face off against Al-Hilal in the final!
    Man of the match
    The SunSport Man of the match today goes to Al-Dawsari.
    The winger, who opened the scoring for Saudi Arabia against Argentina in the World Cup, scored two penalties to give his side the lead.
    He put in an all-round brilliant showing, and made the likes of David Luiz look like amatuer defenders at times.
    Al-Dawsari took the prestigious SunSport MOTM award homeCredit: Getty
    History makers!
    Al-Hilal are the first Saudi Arabian team in history to reach a Club World Cup final!
    Another Saudi Arabian success story in football as of late, as they go on to face either Al-Ahly or Real Madrid in the final.
    Two penalties converted by Al-Dawsari, followed by a beautiful Luciano Vietto finish made sure that they would make history tonight, in what was a truly brilliant game of football.
    Twice Flamengo had hope of being back in it, but it wasn’t their night despite two goals from striker Pedro.
    Congratulations to Al-Hilal, and commiserations to Flamengo, the wait for a Brazilian Club World Cup champion goes on…
    Al-Hilal are the first Saudi side to make a Club World Cup finalCredit: Getty
    FT. Flamengo 2-3 Al-Hilal
    Full time here in the Club World Cup semi-final, and Al-Hilal have won it by three goals to two!
    90+6. Flamengo 2-3 Al-Hilal
    A cross comes in from Matheuzinho, but it is caught by the Al-Hilal goalkeeper.
    Flamengo will be wondering what could have been if it wasn’t for that VAR intervention…
    90+4. Flamengo 2-3 Al-Hilal
    Could we have a great escape on our hands, as Flamengo with 10 men need just one goal to be level in this game.
    Just two minutes left if they are going to find a goal…
    90+2. Flamengo 2-3 Al-Hilal
    Hold on, it’s not over yet! Pedro gets his second of the night, and Flamengo are just one goal behind!
    90. Flamengo 1-3 Al-Hilal
    There will be six minutes of added time at the end of the second half.
    90. Flamengo 1-3 Al-Hilal
    It takes more than a boot to the face to keep David Luiz down, the Brazilian is back to his feet and charging forwards.
    88. Flamengo 1-3 Al-Hilal
    Vietto comes off for Al-Hilal, and the Saudi side have a corner.
    The corner comes in, and a bicycle kick is attempted by Moussa Marega, the attempt seems to catch David Luiz in the face, and the Brazilian stays down…
    86. Flamengo 1-3 Al-Hilal
    Al-Hilal have been so impressive tonight, everything they have done has been so professional and well done.
    The way they are seeing this game out and running it on the counter attack is also brilliant.
    They will be no easy feat in the final for whoever they face…
    82. Flamengo 1-3 Al-Hilal
    Another familiar face entering the field…
    Arturo Vidal, previously of Juventus and Bayern Munich is on for Thiago Maia.
    80. Flamengo 1-3 Al-Hilal
    The Flamengo fans are unhappy that Al-Hilal are running the clock down a bit by passing the ball around the back, which sees a high press come from the Flamengo players.
    78. Flamengo 1-3 Al-Hilal
    A big clearance comes in from David Luiz, who may just be a bad luck charm in the Club World Cup it seems.
    Twice he has been on the team favoured to win, and as it stands, twice he has lost…
    75. Flamengo 1-3 Al-Hilal
    Al-Hilal are 15 minutes away from becoming the first Saudi Arabian club to be in a Club World Cup final.
    The last time an Asian side reached the final was in 2016.
    Tomorrow they will find out their fate when Real Madrid face of against Al Ahly…
    72. Flamengo 1-3 Al-Hilal
    It looked as though the chance might be gone when Vietto received the ball in the box with David Luiz in front of him.
    He takes the ball down, and smashes it off the cross bar and into the back of the net.
    Great finish.
    70. Flamengo 1-3 Al-Hilal
    What a finish that is from Luciano Vietto!
    The ex-Fulham and Valencia man hammers home, the Argentine against the Brazilians!
    70. Flamengo 1-2 Al-Hilal
    Everton Ribeiro is off, and he is replaced by Everton.
    Like for like, I suppose…
    68. Flamengo 1-2 Al-Hilal
    Moussa Marega drives powerfully at the Flamengo defence, which they do not like one bit.
    It doesn’t lead to a goal, but great running from the target man.
    66. Flamengo 1-2 Al-Hilal
    Khalifa Al-Dawsari is off now after his poor spell in the game, perhaps fresh legs to sure up the defence is just what they needed.
    64. Flamengo 1-2 Al-Hilal
    Yellow card for Khalifa Al-Dawsari, the same player who missed a sitter just a moment ago.
    A poor individual spell…
    62. Flamengo 1-2 Al-Hilal
    This game seems as though it is starting to open up for both teams, with opportunities seeming to come a bit more frequently now.
    60. Flamengo 1-2 Al-Hilal
    So close to a third for Al-Hilal!A lovely run from Moussa Marega leads to him playing the ball across the box.
    Unfortunately it is the centre-half in the middle of the box and he blazes the shot wide.
    The offside flag goes up anyway.
    58. Flamengo 1-2 Al-Hilal
    A first change for Al-Hilal, and it is a Brazilian coming on for the Saudi side.
    Michael comes on in place of Odion Ighalo.
    56. Flamengo 1-2 Al-Hilal
    Lovely football again from Flamengo, as Everton Ribiero and Gabriel combine fluidly before the ball falls to Pedro.
    Pedro looks for the man in the middle, but he goes to ground to no avail.
    Pulgar, the substitute, is booked.
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    Tottenham 1-0 Man City LIVE RESULT: Harry Kane breaks goal RECORD as Spurs pick up crucial win – latest

    HARRY KANE broke the Tottenham all-time goals RECORD as Spurs beat Man City 1-0.Kane rolled home goal No 267 to hand Spurs three crucial points in their Champions League ambitions.
    While City’s defeat means Arsenal still lead at the top of the Premier league by five points.

    Kick-off time: 4:30pm GMT
    Live stream: NOW TV
    TV channel: Sky Sports Main Event and Premier League
    Tottenham XI: Lloris, Romero, Dier, Davies, Royal, Bentancur, Hojbjerg, Perisic, Kulusevski, Kane, Son
    Man City XI: Ederson, Lewis, Walker, Akanji, Ake, Rodri, Silva, Mahrez, Grealish, Alvarez, Haaland

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    Conte’s Spurs back on track
    Following their victory over Man City this evening, Tottenham find themselves only a point behind fourth-placed Newcastle.
    They travel to Leicester in their next Premier League fixture before welcoming West Ham and Chelsea to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium for London derbies.
    Harry Kane and co also have a little trip to Milan for a Champions League tie at the San Siro Stadium.
    Spurs’ fans will be bouncing after today’s result, feeling the club have got their season back on the right path.
    City needing to bounce back
    After missing out on the chance to close the gap between them and Arsenal, it is important that Man City get back to winning ways.
    The next five games could shape the rest of their season, with a trip to The Emirates thrown in the mix.
    Pep Guardiola’s side also have the distraction of a Champions League ‘Round of 16′ to contend with unlike Mikel Arteta’s table-toppers.

    Questions asked of Guardiola’s champions
    With the absence of the creativity of Kevin De Bruyne in the heart of their midfield today, the defending champions of the Premier League were left wanting in North London.
    As was seen by the performance of Hojbjerg, it was easy for Tottenham to get in and amongst them.
    When they did have the ball, they lacked the creative flair of the Belgian which must ask questions of City moving forward.
    City defence left wanting
    Rodri will need to accept the responsibility for the Tottenham goal today but the entire back line were culpable for lethargic play at the back.
    There was more of a hunger from Tottenham, wanting to hassle and hound them to win the ball back.
    Lewis was robbed of the ball after Rodri’s pass put him in trouble and Harry Kane was to punish them for it.
    City felled by hurri-Kane
    He’s one of their own, his goal was the difference between the sides today.
    Harry Kane became Tottenham’s all-time record goalscorer today with his 200th Premier League goal today.
    It is quite fitting that his strike was enough to grab all three points in front of his own fans.
    Credit: Reuters
    Credit: Alamy
    Tottenham thankful to great Dane
    Pierre-Emile Højbjerg was awarded the man of the match award today after a solid performance in the middle of the park.
    He dominated the City midfield, constantly breaking up play and winning the ball back for Spurs.
    The Danish midfielder fully deserved his award.

    FT: Tottenham 1-0 Man City
    Harry Kane’s 200th Premier League goal has taken the spoils against Pep Guardiola’s Man City.
    They had to work hard to hold onto their one-goal lead, Antonio Conte will have ruptured some stitches celebrating that one somewhere in Italy.
    Huge win for Tottenham.

    FT: Tottenham 1-0 Man City
    The stadium erupts as the referee blows his whistle.
    Tottenham have got revenge for their defeat at The Etihad a few weeks ago.
    Man City miss the chance to close the gap on league leaders Arsenal.
    Tottenham 1-0 Man City
    90+5. Spurs’ fans start whistling to remind the referee of the time.
    Man City push forward for one last time as De Bruyne crosses towards Grealish on the back post.
    He loses the ball and fouls Royal, to a huge cheer from the home faithful.
    Tottenham 1-0 Man City
    90+4. City keep launching crosses into the box.
    There is no one on the end of them though.
    It’s floated into the back post and both Lloris and Rodri go down.
    City claim for another penalty, nothing doing from VAR.
    Tottenham 1-0 Man City
    90+2. Tottenham are camped out in their own half now.
    City are desperate to find a goal.
    A huge cheer from the home fans as Hojbjerg is fouled.
    Tottenham 1-0 Man City
    90. De Bruyne’s free kick goes no further than the head of Hojbjerg.
    After he makes sure the ball is clear he falls to the ground knowing the game will have to be stopped as it is a head injury.
    The dark arts of the game right there.
    We are going to have five additional minutes here.
    Tottenham 1-0 Man City
    88. Spurs will have to see this game through with ten men now.
    Grealish sold Romero and as the defender dangled his leg out, the Man City winger goes down.
    Kulusevski comes off for Sanchez.
    Credit: AFP
    Red card – Cristian Romero (Tottenham)
    Tottenham 1-0 Man City
    86. We are getting close to last chance saloon time for the visitors.
    Pep Guardiola’s side are starting to get desperate now.
    Frustration is spilling over into aggression towards the official.
    Tottenham 1-0 Man City – Ederson yellow card
    84. As a cross comes in from Sessegnon, Lewis scrambles the ball behind for a corner.
    City are furious that he was tripped by Kulusevski as they surround the referee.
    The replay shows they were right but Ederson is still shown a yellow card for getting up in the official’s face.
    Bissouma comes on for Son, while Gundogan replaces Silva.
    Tottenham 1-0 Man City
    82. Grealish does well to steal the ball from Spurs.
    He feeds it towards Alvarez with one touch but the Argentinian wasn’t even looking for it.
    The former Villa man tells him what he thinks of that.
    Tottenham 1-0 Man City
    80. Perisic comes off for Sessegnon.
    Some fresh legs for Tottenham to try and defend this lead.
    Huge ten minutes for City’s defence of their Premier League crown ahead now.
    Tottenham 1-0 Man City
    78. Tottenham break and find themselves with a three on three situation with the City defence.
    Son tries a shot which Ederson gets down to his right to save.
    Kane retrieves the ball and finds Hojbjerg but he drags his shot wide of the post.
    Credit: Getty
    Tottenham 1-0 Man City – Perisic yellow card
    76. Some tired legs are having to put in big challenges now.
    Man City are screaming for yet another penalty.
    Every time a Tottenham player goes near the ball, City want a penalty for handball.
    They are starting to get desperate now.
    Tottenham 1-0 Man City
    74. It is all Man City at the moment.
    Perisic this time getting the block in to stop the cross.
    De Bruyne jogs over to take another corner.
    Rodri heads the cross harmlessly over the bar.
    Tottenham 1-0 Man City
    72. Grealish is causing Tottenham more problems in this half, looking to run at their back four.
    He collides with Romero, who stays down on the ground.
    It could be a case where he stayed down to prevent a further yellow card there.
    Tottenham 1-0 Man City
    70. This is end to end stuff now.
    This time Kane tries to find the far corner but drags it well wide.
    Spurs immediately win the ball back and Harry Kane drives through the defence but Ederson manages to smother his shot.
    Credit: Getty
    Tottenham 1-0 Man City
    68. City are looking to shoot whenever the chance presents itself now.
    Alavrez this time unleashes a shot, narrowly missing the far post.
    Close.
    Tottenham 1-0 Man City
    66. Perisic is fed the ball from Son on the left.
    Kane is looking for the cross on the back post but the cross evades him.
    Poor from Perisic there, big chance for Tottenham.
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    Tottenham vs Man City LIVE: Haaland and Alvarez START, Conte not on touchline for crucial clash – stream, TV, latest

    TOTTENHAM are facing Man City in a HUGE Premier League clash this afternoon.Just a fortnight ago, Spurs stormed to a shock 2-0 lead away before Pep Guardiola’s side completed an incredible comeback.
    And now, City can go to just TWO points behind league leaders Arsenal with a win.

    Kick-off time: 4:30pm GMT
    Live stream: NOW TV
    TV channel: Sky Sports Main Event and Premier League
    Tottenham XI: Lloris, Romero, Dier, Davies, Royal, Bentancur, Hojbjerg, Perisic, Kulusevski, Kane, Son
    Man City XI: Ederson, Lewis, Walker, Akanji, Ake, Rodri, Silva, Mahrez, Grealish, Alvarez, Haaland

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    Who is Spurs assistant Cristian Stellini?
    Born April 27, 1975, Cristian Stellini is Antonio Conte’s assistant manager and a former professional footballer.
    Conte’s right hand man was raised in Italy and spent his teenage years playing for Novara and Spal before making the switch to Serie C2 outfit Ternana in October 1996.
    Stellini inspired Ternana to Serie B promotion two years after signing for the club, and by 2002, the Italian coach was making his Serie A debut for Como against Empoli.
    However, Cristian announced himself to the world when he signed for Juventus in 2003 but unfortunately, a serious leg injury only saw him feature twice before being sold to Genoa.
    Credit: Getty
    Haaland arriving
    He doesn’t look too fazed by the occasion does he?
    Erling Haaland is at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium as he looks to add to his 25 Prem goals already this season.
    Credit: Getty
    What this match means
    This match this afternoon is nothing short of MASSIVE for both teams.
    City can go just two points behind Prem leaders Arsenal with a win.
    While Spurs can go a point behind fourth-placed Newcastle in the battle for Champions League spots if they secure the victory.
    Man City team to face Spurs
    Erling Haaland AND Julian Alvarez to deal with for Spurs this afternoon.
    Man City XI: Ederson, Lewis, Walker, Akanji, Ake, Rodri, Silva, Mahrez, Grealish, Alvarez, Haaland

    Tottenham team to face Man City
    Pedro Porro is only the bench today.
    Harry Kane leading the line with him needing just one goal to become Spurs all-time record scorer.
    Spurs XI: Lloris, Romero, Dier, Davies, Royal, Bentancur, Hojbjerg, Perisic, Kulusevski, Kane, Son

    Team news IMMINENT
    We’ll be brining you all the team news as the drop over the next couple of minutes.
    Will Pedro Porro be making his Spurs debut?
    Spurs needing change of approach
    Tottenham’s assistant manager was asked what they have learned from their recent defeat to Man City to take into today’s game:
    “We will try, for sure. It was a perfect first half at City. We had 12 minutes in the second half where we conceded three goals, but, we had a chance for 3-2, Ivan Perisic hit the bar, we were unlucky.
    “It was a game where we fought to win. They are Manchester City, so you have to be well prepared for this game, and we feel we can do for 90 minutes what we did in the first half.”
    Touchline vacancy for Tottenham
    Tottenham will be without Antonio Conte today as he recovers from a gall bladder operation, with the coach reportedly still in Italy.
    That will mean his assistant, Cristian Stellini, looking to steer the side to victory today.
    It remains to be seen how much of an effect that will have on the side.
    Credit: Getty
    Welcome to Tottenham vs Man City
    Tottenham welcome Man City to North London today seeking revenge for their defeat in a six-goal thriller at The Etihad just two weeks ago.
    The hosts have some key injury boosts ahead of the game as Richarlison has recovered from an abductor issue and Lucas Moura is set to return after struggling with a tendon injury.
    Pape Sarr remains a doubt with a hip issue which could prompt Stellini to hand ex-Man City academy player Pedro Porro a debut after his stop/start move from Sporting Lisbon was finally confirmed on deadline day after an initial collapse of the move.
    Porro’s arrival prompted Djed Spence’s loan move to French side Rennes and the contract termination of Matt Doherty who has since signed for Atletico Madrid.
    Harry Kane will return to the starting line-up after being rested in the FA Cup win against Preston as he goes in search of a goal which will see him overtake Jimmy Greaves’ scoring record for Spurs as the England man hits 200 Premier League goals.
    Man City were involved in one of the most surprising moves on deadline day as Joao Cancelo completed a loan move to Bayern Munich after he is alleged to have fallen out with Pep Guardiola.
    After losing his first team place to Rico Lewis, his departure will no doubt see the 18-year-old slot into the full-back position once again after John Stones limped off with a thigh issue in the cup win over Arsenal.
    Phil Foden missed that game completely due to a foot issue and it remains to be seen if he will be involved today.
    Guardiola has since confirmed that Stones will be out for several weeks but he hopes Foden will have a part to play today.
    The Spaniard may rotate his side once again with Bernardo Silva, Aymeric Laporte and Julian Alvarez all set for recalls, while Riyad Mahrez will be looking to build on his record of seven goals and four assists against Spurs, his best record against any team.
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    Man Utd 1-0 Crystal Palace LIVE SCORE: Bruno Fernandes slots home penalty to give Red Devils lead – stream, TV channel

    MANCHESTER UNITED take on Crystal Palace today in the Premier League as they look to keep up their unbeaten run at home.And new boy Marcel Sabitzer is on the bench for Erik Ten Hag’s side, with Fred taking up a place in midfield.

    Start time: 3pm BST
    TV/Live stream: Not televised in the UK
    Man Utd XI: De Gea, Martinez, Varane, Shaw, Wan-Bissaka, Fred, Casemiro, Bruno Fernandes, Antony, Rashford, Weghorst
    Crystal Palace XI: Guaita, Clyne, Richards, Guehi, Mitchell, Doucoure, Hughes, Schlupp, Olise, Ayew, ERdouard

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    Kick-off – Man Utd 1-0 Crystal Palace
    46. The second half at Old Trafford is underway courtesy of the game’s only goalscorer, Bruno Fernandes.
    The Manchester United captain kicks us off as United go about looking to cement a 13th straight home win.
    First half facts and figures
    It’s been a first period dominated by the home side, but Crystal Palace’s two attempts both came in the final six minutes of the half.

    Half-time – Man Utd 1-0 Crystal Palace
    Andre Marriner calls time on an intriguing first 45 minutes.
    Manchester United lead but, for all their dominance, only by one.
    Bruno Fernandes’ early penalty, awarded by VAR after a handball from Will Hughes is the difference.
    The Red Devils were electric for the opening half hour, but Palace grew into the game in the final ten minutes.
    There’s still plenty of life in this contest.
    Man Utd 1-0 Crystal Palace – Mitchell yellow card
    45+2. On the stroke of half-time, Tyrick Mitchell finally finds himself in the book for a late lunge on Antony.
    Man Utd 1-0 Crystal Palace
    45. The fourth official signals two minutes of stoppage time at the end of the first half.
    And remarkably, Manchester United will be happy to see it arrive.
    Man Utd 1-0 Crystal Palace
    43. The Eagles are growing in confidence here as half-time approaches.
    Schlupp finally finds some room in the United half and turn towards goal, letting fly from 25 yards effort.
    The Ghanaian’s attempt skids off the turf and bounces awkwardly in front of De Gea, who does very well in the end to turn the ball away to safety.
    Man Utd 1-0 Crystal Palace
    41. While the Wan-Bissaka and Antony partnership is blossoming going forward, it is raising questions from a defensive perspective.
    Olise and Mitchell are enjoying themselves on the rare occasions that they get to break, and that’s mainly because the United right-back is often left isolated by his teammate.
    Man Utd 1-0 Crystal Palace
    40. Out of nowhere, a chance for Crystal Palace!
    Olise swings out a corner from the left, and Richards arrives unmarked to connect with a header.
    It’s a slightly mistimed leap from the defender, who ends up getting under the ball to send his effort high and wide of goal from five yards out.
    Man Utd 1-0 Crystal Palace
    38. New United signing Marcel Sabitzer is also warming-up along the touchline, and is given a warm welcome by the home fans.
    Man Utd 1-0 Crystal Palace
    36. When you think of Manchester United midfielders bursting forward into the penalty area, you think of Paul Scholes, Bryan Robson, Bobby Charlton… and Fred.
    Somehow, the Brazilian is the furthest player forward as Weghorst cuts a clever cross back from the byline, instinctively firing wide of the near post.
    Man Utd 1-0 Crystal Palace
    34. Olise manages to find himself in possession and in the penalty area.
    The former Reading man finds himself without options though, and is eventually forced into going back to Mitchell.
    The left-back loops a cross in, but it’s easily claimed by De Gea.
    At the moment, Palace are short of a threat in attack with Edouard not seeing much of the ball.
    Man Utd 1-0 Crystal Palace
    32. Casemiro gives it some Antony in the penalty area with a back-heeled flick through the legs of Clyne.
    Credit to the Palace right-back, however, who quickly recovers to nudge the ball behind for a corner.
    Man Utd 1-0 Crystal Palace
    30. Half hour gone at Old Trafford, and it’s fair to say that this has been one-way traffic.
    The hosts have registered eight attempts at goal, Palace have yet to have one.
    Man Utd 1-0 Crystal Palace
    28. One of the biggest cheers of the afternoon so far is reserved for substitute Jadon Sancho, who is out warming up for the first time.
    Man Utd 1-0 Crystal Palace
    27. A Rashford effort from a tight angle is comfortably pushed away by Guaita.
    The opportunity comes after United win the ball back high up the pitch with Fernandes setting the forward off into the area with a smart pass.
    Man Utd 1-0 Crystal Palace
    25. The Palace players are working hard to get themselves back into this one, but their mild attacking threat is only coming about via set-pieces.
    Man Utd 1-0 Crystal Palace
    23. Patient build-up from United on this occasion eventually sees the ball chipped up for Weghorst.
    The United striker is snuffed out by relentless pressure from Richards and Guehi.
    Man Utd 1-0 Crystal Palace
    21. Shaw and Rashford execute a smart one-two that leaves the left-back bursting through the middle.
    Doucoure eventually gets a foot in to turn it behind for a corner, but the United onslaught shows no sign of letting up.
    Man Utd 1-0 Crystal Palace
    20. Mitchell catches Casemiro with a heavy challenge on the near touchline, and is fortunate to escape a booking.
    The Palace left-back, normally such a cool customer, is beginning to make a habit of some rashly-timed tackles.
    Man Utd 1-0 Crystal Palace
    19. Rashford bursts through to reach Shaw’s pass, only to find he had set off too soon. Offside.
    Man Utd 1-0 Crystal Palace
    18. A cleverly-worked free-kick from Olise threatens to play Schlupp in behind the United defence, but Varane quickly gets back to cover and cut out.
    Man Utd 1-0 Crystal Palace
    16. Good stuff from Mitchell, who breaks forward and skips back inside Antony.
    Bad stuff from Mitchell, who immediately falls flat on his face after impressively doing the aforementioned hard work.
    Man Utd 1-0 Crystal Palace
    15. The game has been played firmly in Palace’s half ever since those opening two minutes.
    Just as they did on Wednesday, full-backs Wan-Bissaka and Shaw are getting themselves very high up the field.
    Man Utd 1-0 Crystal Palace
    13. Weghost! Fine save by Guaita!
    The towering striker almost doubles United’s lead with a looping header from the corner, only to find Palace’s goalkeeper in fine form with a fingertip save.
    Man Utd 1-0 Crystal Palace
    12. United continue to press forward.
    Antony and Wan-Bissaka’s relationship on the right is beginning to blossom too, and the pair combine to win a corner.
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    Everton 1 Arsenal 0 LIVE: Tarkowski header seals HUGE win as Sean Dyche STUNS Gunners at Goodison – updates

    ARSENAL have LOST for the first time since September in the Premier League as Everton ran out 1-0 winners at Goodison Park. Sean Dyche’s first game couldn’t have gone better as James Tarkowski headed home late for the Toffees.

    Start time: 12.30pm BST
    TV/Live stream: BT Sport 1
    Everton XI: Pickford, Coleman, Tarkowski, Coady, Mykolenko, Gana, Onana, Doucoure, McNeil, Iwobi, Calvert-Lewin
    Arsenal XI: Ramsdale, White, Saliba, Gabriel, Zinchenko, Partey, Xhaka, Odeagaard, Saka, Martinelli, Nketiah

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    Thank you for joining
    Thanks for joining our coverage of Everton’s massive victory over Arsenal.
    James Tarkowski’s header gave Sean Dyche the perfect start to his career at Goodison Park and lift the Toffees out of the relegation zone.
    Arsenal however will now be hoping Tottenham can do them a favour when they face Manchester City tomorrow.
    Worrying stat for Mikel
    Mikel Arteta is the first Arsenal manager to lose three consecutive away games against Everton.
    3 – Mikel Arteta has lost all three of his away matches against Everton in his managerial career. Indeed, Arteta is the first Arsenal manager to lose three consecutive Premier League away games against the Toffees. Stunted. pic.twitter.com/1Trt88NLhY— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) February 4, 2023

    Wright on the game
    Arsenal legend Ian Wright has heaped praise on Everton’s win.
    He tweeted: “Everton deserve that. We have to learn from it and move on. Top of the league, everyone is going to be up for playing us.
    “Half chances key in these type of games. Lots for the team to take away from that defeat.
    “We go again boys! Give Sean Dyche his flowers.”
    Dyche on beating top of the table
    He said: “It gives us a platform to move forward, the performance was key for me today.
    “To get a win against top of the league – they are going great – and we managed to press the game pretty well.
    “We have some good footballers here.”
    Dyche’s reaction
    He told BT Sport: “I think everything they demanded, it is about the players as well.
    “Very honest during the week about their assessment of where they were.
    “They took a lot on this week and we condensed a lot of work into them this week.
    “As I said the minimum requirement is maximum effort and they did that today.”
    He added: “I make it clear, it is not that they weren’t (wearing the badge with honour) it just needed shining up a bit.
    “It just got a bit softened, I am not knocking what they did under the last manager, but they need to give everything.”
    Keown on Dyche
    He added: “Dyche deserves a huge amount of credit because it is about detail, it about messages to the players and then it is about applying that.
    “That comes from the message from the manager.”
    Ferdinand on Dyche bounce
    He told BT Sport: “Dyche can’t let this be a new manager bounce, he can’t allow this to be a quick honeymoon period, just because he has come in and brought new ideas and everyone is on a clean slate.
    “This has to be now the benchmark.
    “Every team in the country will find it had to come here with the atmosphere like that.”
    Are Arsenal missing Jesus?
    One fan tweeted: “Games like today emphasise why we desperately need Gabriel Jesus back.
    “When things were tight earlier in the season he would create something out of nothing. He’s our spark.
    “Nketiah, as good as he’s been recently, is several levels below and stifles Martinelli’s impact on games.”
    A second added: “We are virtually playing with 10 men, Nketiah only pops up 3 minutes-a-game.”
    Keown on Arsenal
    He added: “A bit of detail cost Arsenal, they did not turn up today.”
    More on Everton
    Rachel Brown-Finnis told BT Sport: “It was such a united performance from each unit from goalkeeper to defence to the midfield.
    “It all happened today, they were very organised and disciplined, and that is hard to do, given what has preceded today.
    “Sean Dyche and his staff should take so much credit for their application of the basics that were on show today.”
    Tarkowski on goal
    He added: “I have waited a while and to be fair I should be getting more.
    “But it was a great time to do it and great place to do it.
    “Back to work on Monday and we crack on again.”
    McNeil on result
    McNeil said: “We are a good team and we know Arsenal are a good team as well.
    “We had the better chances, and luckily Tarky managed to score the winner.”
    More from Tarkowski
    He added: “Hopefully this is the turning point for the season.
    “There is a lot of talent in there and we have to get out and crack-on to next week.”
    Tarkowski on the crowd
    The goalscoring defender told BT Sports: “What an atmosphere.
    “Fair play to the fans it has been tough times, we bought into the management straight away, we performed excellently and now we need to continue that.”
    Ferdinand on Everton
    Rio Ferdinand has praised the hosts after their winning performance against Arsenal.
    He told BT Sports: “Frank Lampard will be sitting at home wondering where was this during his last few weeks in charge of the club.
    “But you have to give Sean Dyche and his coaching staff the credit.
    “These fans and this place, the atmosphere they created was phenomenal today.
    “But the players had to start that with their performance. This is all down to hard work and graft.”
    How it stands
    The win has lifted Everton out of the relegation zone and to 17th place.
    Arsenal however remain five points ahead of second placed Manchester City, though that lead could be cut to two points.
    FT: Everton 1-0 Arsenal
    96. David Coote blows the whistle for full time.
    A massive win for Everton and a slip from the Premier League leaders.
    Everton 1-0 Arsenal
    96. Everton win a freekick in their half, they are in touching distance.
    Everton 1-0 Arsenal
    94. A scuffle is breaking out after a coming together between Zinchencko and Maupay.
    The French striker brought the Gunner down off the ball. Both have been booked for their parts.
    Everton 1-0 Arsenal
    92. Trossard gives away a free kick to relieve the pressure on the hosts.
    The winger had given the ball away on two occasions there.
    Everton 1-0 Arsenal
    91. The ball is fired to the top of the box to Zinchecko.
    The Ukrainian fires a first time shot over the bar.
    Everton 1-0 Arsenal
    91. Arsenal corner.
    Everton 1-0 Arsenal
    90. Big cheer from the home crowd as Onana wins a throw-in deep into the Arsenal half.
    Everton 1-0 Arsenal
    89. There will be six minutes added.
    Can Everton hold on to an important win? or can Arsenal find an equaliser?
    Everton 1-0 Arsenal
    88. Arsenal win a corner after Gueye blocks a cross.
    The Gunners failed to put in a dangerous delivery and the Toffees clear.
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    Chelsea 0 Fulham 0 LIVE RESULT: Enzo Fernandez impresses days after his record £107m move in derby draw

    ENZO FERNANDEZ played the full 90 minutes as Chelsea drew 0-0 with rivals Fulham.Chelsea spent a staggering £259.1million in the summer before shelling out a further £329.9m in January – including the British record £107m move for Fernandez from Benfica.

    Result:Chelsea 0-0 Fulham
    Chelsea XI: Kepa, James, Silva, Badiashile, Cucurella, Fernandez, Gallagher, Ziyech, Mount, Mudryk, Havertz
    Fulham XI: Leno, Tete, Diop, Ream, Robinson, Palhinha, Reed, Pereira, Decordova-Reid, Willian, Mitrovic

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    A result that will feel almost like a win for the away side and a loss for the home team.
    The expectation around this new-look Chelsea team was at fever-pitch heading into this game, especially when the news filtered out that both Mudryk and Enzo Fernandez were involved from the start.  
    But in the end there were familiar failings for Graham Potter’s team as they struggled to create clear goalscoring opportunities at the business end of the pitch – an issue that his Brighton team struggled to overcome.
    It was interesting that Potter felt he had to hook Mudryk at half time, replacing him with fellow new boy Noni Madueke as he looked for his team to threaten Fulham more in the final third.  
    Fofana missed an almost open goal that would have earned all three points for Chelsea so perhaps we shouldn’t be too harsh on the manager when his players squander chances like that.
    Fulham though, were well organised and definitely earned the point that they’ll take back with them from Stamford Bridge.  
    The Cottagers are used to being the inferior team in West London but now they are taking the game to their richer, more historically successful rivals.
    Next up for Chelsea is another London derby, this time against David Moyes’ West Ham – neither manager will want to be on the losing side in that one.
    Fulham’s next assignment in the Premier League is a home fixture against Nottingham Forest.
    Until then, all that’s left for me to say is thanks for joining me tonight and I’ll speak to you next time!
    Marco Silva
    The Fulham boss has been speaking to the media in the aftermath of tongiht’s game.
    We knew it’d be a tough game but to have four points from [a possible] six against Chelsea is fantastic for us. Marco Silva Sky Sports
    Enzo Fernandez
    Chelsea’s new record signing looked great in the first half but perhaps tailed off in the second period.

    Pressure on Potter
    The Chelsea boss is not enjoying himself at the moment.
    Graham Potter has struggled to knit his team together since he took over in September and just when it seemed he needed a little continuity his bosses give him more than £300 million worth of new players.
    While that doesn’t necessarily sound like a handicap, it certainly gives him a political headache, who to play, who to leave out.
    You feel he won’t have too much time left to try and bolt all of these new players onto his team.
    Match stats
    So much attacking talent on the pitch and nobody able to make the breakthrough.

    Full Time: Chelsea 0 – 0 Fulham
    It ends all square at Stamford Bridge.

    Chelsea 0 – 0 Fulham
    90+5, Carlos Vinicius what are you doing?
    The Fulham striker tries to dribble the ball out of his own penalty area and gets quickly dispossessed.
    Chelsea work the ball wide to Raheem Sterling who curls a shot towards the top corner but Leno is equal to it.
    Chelsea 0 – 0 Fulham
    90+5, Chelsea have a late corner.
    Chilwell to take…
    Chelsea 0 – 0 Fulham
    90+4, One final change for Fulham as Andreas Pereira limps towards the touchline.
    Kurzawa is coming on to take his place.
    Chelsea 0 – 0 Fulham
    90+4, Wilson is shown a yellow card for a cynical foul on Raheem Sterling.
    Chelsea 0 – 0 Fulham
    90+2, Fulham haven’t given the Chelsea players any time to get their head up whenever they’re in possession.
    Marco Silva’s team are working so hard to ensure they leave here with at least a point.
    Chelsea 0 – 0 Fulham
    90, Two changes for Marco Silva’s men as Carlos Vinicius and Tom Cairney come on for the remaining minutes.
    Reed and Mitrovic are removed from the action.
    The fourth official holds up his board to show that we’re going to have five minutes of additional time added on here.
    Chelsea 0 – 0 Fulham
    89, Chelsea are all over the place defensively here.
    Fulham players have so much space whenever they receieve the ball between Chelsea’s midfield and defence.
    Chelsea 0 – 0 Fulham
    87, Three minutes of normal time remaining for either one of these teams to find a late goal that would surely seal all three points.
    Chelsea 0 – 0 Fulham
    87, Thiago Silva is class.
    That’s all I have to say really.
    Chelsea 0 – 0 Fulham
    85, Marco Silva has been shown a yellow card by referee Stuart Attwell.
    Not sure what he did to deserve it but the Fulham boss doesn’t look happy about it.
    Chelsea 0 – 0 Fulham
    84, Big cheers from the Chelsea fans as Ben Chilwell comes onto the pitch.
    Cucurella is the man to make way.
    Chelsea 0 – 0 Fulham
    83, Tete and Sterling have a little wrestle in the corner.
    Sterling eventually barges the Fulham man over and the referee blows for a foul.
    That was all a bit strange.
    Chelsea 0 – 0 Fulham
    80, Ream blocks Fofana’s effort off the line!
    Leno makes a poor decision to come off his line, Fofana effortlessly rounds him, cuts inside Diop and has the goal at his mercy.
    All he has to do is knock it beyond Ream’s reach but he’s too casual with his finish and the chance is wasted.

    Chelsea 0 – 0 Fulham
    78, There’s been plenty of huffing and puffing from the Chelsea players in this second half but they’ve not really looked like scoring.
    They’ve struggled to find the back of the net with any sort of regularity this season, hence their mid-table position.
    Chelsea 0 – 0 Fulham
    75, Chelsea also make a change of their own as Fofana takes Mason Mount’s place.
    Can he be the man to find a late winner for his new side?
    Chelsea 0 – 0 Fulham
    75, Couple of changes for Fulham.
    De Cordova-Reid and Willian are replaced by Harry Wilson and Manor Solomon.
    Willian is applauded off the pitch by both sets of fans, so that’s nice isn’t it?
    Chelsea 0 – 0 Fulham
    72, So close to a Fernandez screamer!
    The ball rolls kindly for the Argentinean to strike from around 35 yards out but his effort just bends wide of the post.

    Chelsea 0 – 0 Fulham
    70, Mitrovic almost catches Kepa out with a lob from the halfway line!
    The Chelsea goalkeeper just gets back in time to claim the ball from under his own crossbar.
    That would’ve been crazy.
    Chelsea 0 – 0 Fulham
    68, Harrison Reed looks to be stretching out his hamstring.
    He’s been very good for Fulham tonight.
    You know, I used to play with Harrison Reed – really nice lad – could easily have made it as a professional cricketer if he’d wanted to.
    Always bizarre to see him playing at this level in the Premier League.
    Anyway, back to the game.
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    Al Fateh 2-2 Al-Nassr LIVE: Cristiano Ronaldo scores last-minute PENALTY to open up Al-Nassr account – latest

    CRISTIANO RONALDO is back in action today for Al-Nassr as they face Al Fateh in the Saudi Pro League.The ex-Manchester United star has scored a last-minute PENALTY to open up his Al-Nassr account in style.

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    That’s all from us at SunSport for coverage of Al Fateh vs Al Nassr, a game which saw Ronaldo score his first goal for the Saudi club.
    Stay with us for coverage of the Premier League tonight, as Chelsea and their new signings kick-off against Fulham at 8pm.
    Thank you as always for reading, and we look forward to seeing you again soon.
    Up next for Al Nassr
    Now that Ronaldo is off the mark for Al Nassr, we are taking a look at their next four fixtures in the RSL.
    Up next they have Al-Wehda, followed by Al-Taawoun, Damac, and Al-Batin.
    Now that he is off the mark, you can be sure to expect a few more Ronaldo goals in that time.
    Frantic added-time
    It was a mental added time in this game, starting when Al Nassr got a penalty in the 90th minute.
    From that moment it was Ronaldo getting his first goal for the club, followed by a mental red card for Anderson Talisca.
    It was a horror tackle from the Brazilian, who raked his studs down the back of an Al Fateh midfielder.
    If this is the type of football and chaos that goes on in the RSL, then count me in as a frequent viewer!
    Man of the match
    A constant threat in the game, man of the match for me goes not to Cristiano Ronaldo, but to Cristian Tello.
    The ex-Barcelona winger was sensational today, especially when scoring the first goal of the game.
    He scored a volley from the edge of the box, which was an absolute beauty, and continued to cause problems for Al Nassr throughout the game.
    Who was your man of the match?

    Ronaldo gets his goal
    Well, it took long enough didn’t it?
    The truth is, he could have had a hat-trick.
    His first chance was actually put into the back of the net, but it was ruled out for offside by the officials.
    He then had an easy chance to smash the ball home, but he fired it over the bar from close range.
    Just before half-time, he thought he had given his side the lead, but was denied by the crossbar.
    However, after being kept quiet for the majority of the second half, he finally got his moment.
    A penalty in the dying moments of the game meant it was time for Ronaldo to step up, and he converted it calmly down the middle.
    Ronaldo ran it back to clutch time once more.
    FT. Al Fateh 2-2 Al Nassr
    That’s all she wrote, the referee calls the second half to a close, after TEN minutes of added time.
    90+6. Al Fateh 2-2 Al Nassr
    A red card for Anderson Talisca!
    After a VAR review, Anderson Talisca receives a red card for a bad tackle, that makes things far more difficult for Al Nassr going forwards.
    90+4. Al Fateh 2-2 Al Nassr
    There is a VAR review going on here for a potential red card for Anderson Talisca!He was late in a tackle and appeared to stamp onto the back on the Al Fateh midfielder.
    90+2. Al Fateh 2-2 Al Nassr
    RONALDO SCORES!
    At the death he has saved his side!
    Ronaldo dispatches the penalty down the middle and it is 2-2!
    90. Al Fateh 2-1 Al Nassr
    PENALTY!
    There is a penalty at the death for Al Nassr.
    As the free kick was crossed into the box, Masharipov got in front of it and tried to flick it towards goal.
    He was then hacked down inside the box and it is a chance for Ronaldo to score from the spot.
    88. Al Fateh 2-1 Al Nassr
    A free-kick for Al Nassr wide on the right side here, after a late challenge.
    After the cross from Konan, Ronaldo knocked a player to the floor, who went down holding his face.
    Ronaldo then grabbed him and forced him back to his feet.
    Both players shown a yellow card.
    86. Al Fateh 2-1 Al Nassr
    So close to an equaliser for Al Nassr!
    The ball came in from Konan towards Talisca on the volley, and it was almost the same linkup as the first goal!
    Talisca struck the volley on target, but it was saved really well by the keeper.
    It stays at 2-1!
    84. Al Fateh 2-1 Al Nassr
    Almost a third for Al Fateh!The ball goes into the middle for Al Khulaif, but the striker can’t quite turn it home!
    82. Al Fateh 2-1 Al Nassr
    Al Fateh have defended really well in this game so far.
    You have to give immense credit to their defensive players and structure in this one.
    Ronaldo hasn’t really had a sniff in the second half.
    80. Al Fateh 2-1 Al Nassr
    Al Fateh almost have another chance to score, but they are stopped in their tracks by the offside flag.
    Ronaldo goes into the back of an Al Fateh player, without any bad intent, but he goes down injured and looks like he will now be taken off.
    77. Al Fateh 2-1 Al Nassr
    Luiz Gustavo hoists a ball into the middle for Cristiano Ronaldo , but the Portuguese striker can’t get his head to it.
    Al Fateh escape once more, and will look to see this game out now…
    74. Al Fateh 2-1 Al Nassr
    Petros looks to start a counter attack for Al Fateh, but is stopped in his tracks by Luiz Gustavo.
    Clever from Petros to break the game up for his side.
    72. Al Fateh 2-1 Al Nassr
    Luiz Gustavo commits a foul in the attacking half, and Al Fateh have a chance to make a substitute.
    It is goal scorer Cristian Tello who is being replaced, he scored a smashing volley in the first half to open the scoring, and the ex-Barcelona and Real Betis winger has been brilliant in the game so far.
    70. Al Fateh 2-1 Al Nassr
    Ronaldo looks to break through down the left side of the pitch, but a great tackle comes in on him and the ball goes out for a throw.
    Can he serve up some magic in this game to level the scoring?
    66. Al Fateh 2-1 Al Nassr
    Al Nassr are chasing the game now, and Al Fateh are looking in their stride.
    Al Fateh charge away on the counter attack, but Al Khulaif’s shot is saved by the keeper.
    64. Al Fateh 2-1 Al Nassr
    Gustavo drives forward for Al Nassr, who now need to find two goals if they are going to take home all three points in this one.
    Bendebka is given a yellow card for the foul.
    62. Al Fateh 2-1 Al Nassr
    What a finish that was from Sofiane Bendebka!A cross came in from deep on the left hand side, towards Bendebka.
    He proceeded to peel off of the defender perfectly and execute a side-foot volley past the goalkeeper and into the back of the net!
    58. Al Fateh 2-1 Al Nassr
    Another stunner!What a finish that is from Bendebka!
    58. Al Fateh 1-1 Al Nassr
    The free-kick is crossed in really well and Ronaldo is there at the back post for the header!
    Unfortunately it takes a flick off of the player just in front of him, and he is denied another chance to get his first Al Nassr goal.
    56. Al Fateh 1-1 Al Nassr
    Ronaldo gets down the right hand side before being bought down.
    Al Nassr have a free kick wide on the right hand side of the pitch, which they will look to swing into the middle for Ronaldo.
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    Al Fateh vs Al-Nassr LIVE: Cristiano Ronaldo hits the BAR in Saudi clash – stream, kick-off time, latest updates

    CRISTIANO RONALDO is back in action today for Al-Nassr as they face Al Fateh in the Saudi Pro League.The ex-Manchester United star has yet to score in the league, so he’ll be hoping he can open his account today.

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    48. Al Fateh 1-1 Al Nassr
    It’s hard to ignore the fact that this game is perfectly poised right now for a Cristiano Ronaldo hero story.
    An early cross goes in towards him, and Al Nassr win a corner.
    46. Al Fateh 1-1 Al Nassr
    Al Nassr get us back underway for the second half!
    HT. Al Fateh 1-1 Al Nassr
    The referee calls the first half to a close.
    It wasn’t meant to be in the first half for Ronaldo, and he walks off looking incredibly frustrated.
    The truth is, he could have had a hat-trick.
    His first chance was actually put into the back of the net, but it was ruled out for offside by the officials.
    He then had an easy chance to smash the ball home, but he fired it over the bar from close range.
    Just before half-time, he thought he had given his side the lead, but was denied by the crossbar.
    45+2. Al Fateh 1-1 Al Nassr
    Ronaldo hits the bar!
    He is so close to giving them the lead!
    The ball goes into the middle, and all he needs to do is keep it low and hard.
    He goes high and the ball cannons off the crossbar and over.
    45. Al Fateh 1-1 Al Nassr
    There will be three added minutes.
    43. Al Fateh 1-1 Al Nassr
    Talisca levels the scoring!
    It’s a great cross into the middle from Konan, and swept home by the Brazilian!
    40. Al Fateh 1-0 Al Nassr
    Some good footwork from Ronaldo on the edge of the box, but he can’t quite get a cross into the box for his teammates.
    37. Al Fateh 1-0 Al Nassr
    Al Fateh will be happy if they can keep this at 1-0 going into half-time.
    It remains to be seen if Cristiano Ronaldo can change that scoreline before the 45 minute mark.
    34. Al Fateh 1-0 Al Nassr
    Ronaldo misses a sitter!
    Great work from Talisca who forces the keeper into a save onto the post.
    It comes off the post and rolls right into the path of Ronaldo who just has to guide it into the net.
    He can’t do it.
    Ronaldo fires the rebound over the bar, howler.
    32. Al Fateh 1-0 Al Nassr
    Close for Al Fateh as Cristian Tello gets a shot off from the edge of the box, blocked by the defender.
    29. Al Fateh 1-0 Al Nassr
    A good spell in the game for Al Fateh, as they control possession for a moment.
    They look good down the left hand side, and dangerous whenever Cristian Tello gets on the ball.
    26. Al Fateh 1-0 Al Nassr
    Plenty of free kicks in this one.
    This time it is for Al Fateh on the edge of the box following a clumsy challenge from Luiz Gustavo.
    The free kick is close!But just off target…
    24. Al Fateh 1-0 Al Nassr
    Ronaldo SCORES!
    Oh wait…
    Ruled out for offside.
    22. Al Fateh 1-0 Al Nassr
    Free kick for Al Nassr from a wide position this time, it is going to be swung in towards Cristiano Ronaldo.
    Cleared well by Al Fateh.
    20. Al Fateh 1-0 Al Nassr
    Anderson Talisca wins a free kick from about 40 yards out, which Ronaldo steps up to strike.
    It hits the wall.
    17. Al Fateh 1-0 Al Nassr
    Ronaldo is shoved over on the edge of the box, but the referee is not convinced it is a foul.
    Al Fateh look to break on the counter attack, and they win a corner for their efforts.
    14. Al Fateh 1-0 Al Nassr
    Cristian Tello one, Cristiano Ronaldo nil.
    It is an absolute beauty from the ex-Barcelona winger.
    A cross went into the box from the right hand side, it was parried out by the keeper before Tello met it on the volley on the edge of the box and smashed it into the net.
    What a goal.
    12. Al Fateh 1-0 Al Nassr
    What a goal! It is a SCREAMER from Cristian Tello!
    10. Al Fateh 0-0 Al Nassr
    Ronaldo has been let down there, he is in open space in the middle of the box, waiting for the cross to come in for a tap in.
    Ultimately it is a poor cross, and he doesn’t get the chance to open the scoring.
    8. Al Fateh 0-0 Al Nassr
    Ronaldo is looking in the mood today, he looks dangerous whenever he gets on the ball.
    You feel as always with him, that he just needs one chance.
    6. Al Fateh 0-0 Al Nassr
    Al Nassr are holding the possession so far in this one, and are in control at the moment.
    Ronaldo picks up the ball and offloads it to Luiz Gustavo, but the Brazilian fires a shot well over from 35 yards out.
    4. Al Fateh 0-0 Al Nassr
    Anderson Talisca gets down the left hand side for Al-Nassr and looks to deliver a cross with his left foot.
    It goes well over the bar and out for a goal kick…
    2. Al Fateh 0-0 Al Nassr
    Almost an early chance for Ronaldo, as a through ball goes through to the Portuguese striker but he is judged to be offside by the officials.
    0. Al Fateh 0-0 Al Nassr
    Al Fateh get us underway in this one!
    Here we go…
    Five minute warning
    We have just five minutes until kick-off in this one.
    Sit back, relax, and settle in with SunSport for full coverage of Al Fateh vs Al Nassr, as we hope to see Cristiano Ronaldo score his first league goal…
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