BARCELONA Neymar finally showed the goalscoring touch he has been threatening with a hat-trick as Barcelona shrugged off their recent dip in form with a 6-1 win over Celtic at the Nou Camp on Wednesday to seal top spot in Champions League Group H.
CAUTIOUS: Kim Swee warns against underestimating Laos
IT is a do-or-die mission for the national men's futsal team when they meet Indonesia today in a crucial preliminary round match at the Wunna Theikdi Sports Complex.
ROME: AC Milan scraped through to the last 16 of the Champions League thanks to their goalless draw with Ajax, but it was a bad day for Italian football with both Juventus and Napoli eliminated.
ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger admitted to feeling frustrated after his side missed out on top spot in their Champions League group and an easier draw in the knockout stages.
Jose: Other teams are better than usDOWNBEAT: Chelsea boss coy over club's Euro chances despite win against Steaua
JOSE Mourinho has warned his Chelsea stars that finishing top of their Champions League group is no guarantee they will be able to make a serious challenge for the trophy.
AGADIR: Raja Casablanca, representing host nation Morocco, needed a stoppage-time goal from Abdelilah Hafidi to beat part-timers Auckland City 2-1 in the preliminary round match at the Club World Cup on Wednesday.
ONG Kim Swee should have been celebrating his 43rd birthday yesterday and got a cold shower instead from his players.
MILESTONE: Real striker first to score nine goals in group stages despite missing penalty
EUROPA LEAGUE: Fates of Swansea and Wigan hang in the balance
NEEDS REST: Arsenal striker realises it will be vital ahead of tight fixture list
SAN SEBASTIAN (Spain): Bayer Leverkusen secured their place in the last 16 of the Champions League from Group A thanks to a 1-0 win away to Real Sociedad on Tuesday, while Shakhtar Donetsk lost 1-0 at Manchester United.
LONDON: Manchester United manager David Moyes says that his team need to sharpen up their act before they can be considered one of the favourites to win the Champions League.
ATHENS: Olympiakos forward Javier Saviola scored twice in a 3-1 victory over Anderlecht, who finished with eight men, as the hosts reached the Champions League last 16 at Benfica's expense in Group C despite missing two penalties.
EMBARRASSMENT: Pellegrini unaware City needed just one more goal to overtake Bayern at top of group