BIRMINGHAM, England, Jan 29: Aston Villa’s Trezeguet struck a dramatic 93rd-minute winner to send them into the League Cup final with a 2-1 victory over Leicester City that gave them a 3-2 aggregate win on Tuesday.

JEDDAH, Jan 9: Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos scored directly from a corner as his side booked their place in the final of the revamped Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia by outclassing Valencia 3-1 on Wednesday.

LEICESTER, England, Jan 9: Lowly Aston Villa defied incessant pressure as they held out bravely for a 1-1 draw at Leicester City despite being unable to field a striker in their League Cup semi-final first leg on Wednesday.

MANCHESTER, England, Jan 8: Holders Manchester City took a big step towards another League Cup showpiece with a 3-1 win over Manchester United in their semi-final, first leg at Old Trafford on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: India has thrashed the Maldives in the second semi-final match reaching the finals of ongoing SAFF U-18 Championship 2019.

KATHMANDU, July 9: Skipper Rohit Kumar Paudel and middle order batsman Bhim Sarki shared unbeaten partnership of 60 runs to help Nepal U-19 cricket team beat Malaysia U-19 in the semifinal of ongoing ACC U-19 Eastern Region championship held at Kinrara Oval in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday.

BELO HORIZONTE, July 3: Argentina’s Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero lashed out at the officiating after their 2-0 Copa America semi-final defeat to Brazil on Tuesday and questioned why video technology was not consulted in two penalty appeals that were waved away.

BELO HORIZONTE, June 30: Lionel Messi has not been at his best at the Copa America but Brazil defender Thiago Silva says his side will not take their eyes off the Argentina captain for a minute in their semi-final on Tuesday.

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 29: Argentina can look forward to a mouthwatering Copa America semi-final clash with Brazil after delivering a much-improved display to beat Venezuela 2-0 in the quarter-finals in their first game at the Maracana since losing the 2014 World Cup final.

PORTO ALEGRE, June 28: Brazil reached the last four of the Copa America on Thursday with a 4-3 penalty shootout win over Paraguay after their compelling quarter-final in Porto Alegre ended scoreless.

BARCELONA, May 2: Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp said his team could not have played much better despite their 3-0 loss to a Lionel Messi inspired Barcelona in the Champions League semi-final first leg at the Nou Camp on Wednesday.