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Neymar and Lionel Messi were on target as Barcelona eased their way to a 2-0 win at local rivals Espanyol to increase their grip on top spot in the Spanish La Liga, as Atletico Madrid comfortably beat [read]

Inter Milan moved back into the hunt for a place in Europe next season and dented Roma's UEFA Champions League hopes with a 2-1 win at the San Siro, while Udinese delivered a potentially knockout [read]

Bayern Munich all but mathematically wrapped up the German Bundesliga title on Saturday night thanks to a 1-0 win over Hertha Berlin as Borussia Dortmund closed in on the Bundesliga top six and a plac [read]

Krasnodar edged past Lokomotiv Moscow 1-0 on Saturday to reduce Zenit St. Petersburg's lead at the top of the Russian Premier League standings to five points, while CSKA Moscow beat city rivals T [read]

Tim Cahill netted his first goal for Shanghai Shenhua on Saturday in a 2-0 Chinese Super League triumph at home to Hangzhou Greentown, Lei Chen's goal seven minutes from time earned Chongqing Lif [read]

Leicester City and Hull City were the significant winners in the English Premier League relegation battle, with respective wins at Burnley and Crystal Palace. [read]

Watford clinched promotion to the English Premier League in dramatic fashion as their rivals slipped up in the final seconds on Saturday. [read]

Of the 51 penalties that have been awarded in the history of the FIFA Women's World Cup, 42 of them have been converted, for a scoring rate of 82 per cent. [read]

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti believes his side have a better chance of retaining the UEFA Champions League trophy than denying Barcelona the Spanish La Liga title. [read]