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Kevin De Bruyne’s record against Borussia Dortmund

Man City 2 vs 1 Borussia Dortmund : Kevin De Bruyne nailed record against Borussia Dortmund, Naija News 247 News Reports.

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UEFA Champions League was back to action again this evening, for the first leg of Champions League Quarter-final. Manchester City hosted Borussia Dortmund at Etihad and Real Madrid welcomed Liverpool, Naija News 247 News Reports.

But for the Citizens match, Kelvin De Bruyne nailed a record against Borussia Dortmund.

City took the lead at 18 minutes of the match against Borussia Dortmund, in their first leg for the Champions League quarterfinals, through Kevin De Bruyne, who ended with his goal a play that he himself had started after intercept a pass at the exit of the German team.

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With this goal, the Belgian player reaches a great personal record in his matches against Borussia Dortmund.

In his last four games against Dortmund, De Bruyne was directly involved with at least one of the goals scored by his team – Either Score by him or Assist.

The record comes from the Belgian player’s when he was in Wolfsburg, a team that defeated Dortmund in the 2014-15 German Cup final, precisely with a goal from De Bruyne. He then gave an assist in a matchup in the Bundesliga, another goal in the Bundesliga, and the forth one is his recent goal against Dortmund in the Champions League.

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Liverpool title hope slip after draw with Brighton

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Liverpool narrowly escaped defeat at Anfield in the English Premier League game on Saturday, drawing 3-3 against Brighton.

With the points shared, Liverpool’s title hope suffered another setback as the once verile title contender seemed to have lost their mojo.

It took the visitors four minutes to shake the Liverpool net, courtesy of a goal by Leandro Trossard, thereafter, leaving the home side to play catch up.

The Reds were yet to recover from the shock when Trossard struck again in the 17th minute, doubling Brigton’s lead.

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Trossard became first visiting player to net first-half brace at Anfield in the EPL since October 2008, when Amr Zaki of Wigan netted twice before first half break.

But Firmino came to the rescue for Liverpool netting twice for The Reds in the 33rd and 54th minutes of the game, rekindling hope for the home side.

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An own goal by Brigton’s Adam Webster in the 63rd minute put Liverpool ahead. However, Trossard pulled a late equaliser for Brighton, brining the scores to 3-3 and his goal tally today to three.

Liverpool are now 9th on the EPL log, with 10 points in seven games, 11 points behind Arsenal who sit atop the table.

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Sports Festival: Ogun wrestling association concludes trials for athletes

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Sports Festival: Ogun wrestling association concludes trials for athletes

The Ogun Wrestling Association has concluded its trials to select the best athletes to represent the state at the forthcoming National Sports Festival in Delta.

The trials, which took place at the indoor hall of Alake Sports Centre, Abeokuta, on Saturday, attracted retired coaches, sports administrators, patrons of the association, and lovers of the sport.

Speaking with Journalists, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, Amos Ojo, said the future was bright for wrestling in the state based on the wrestlers’ performance during the trials.

Ojo, a former wrestling head coach in the state, commended the efforts of the chairman and members of the association to develop the game.

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He stressed the need for the government also to support the association with the necessary equipment for the athletes.

Also, the head coach, Adebayo Badmus, explained that the trials were necessary to pick the best wrestlers that would compete with other states at the National Sports Festival in Delta state.

Badmus promised to correct the mistakes noticed during the trials before the commencement of the biennial event.

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The captain of the wrestling team, Solomon Agwaza, expressed worry over the poor state of facilities available for training, which he said had caused injuries to the athletes.

He appealed to the present administration to support the athletes with the necessary equipment.

Agwaza reaffirmed the determination of the wrestlers to return to the state with gold medals after the festival in Delta state.

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Arsenal ruin Tottenham’s unbeaten run to stay top of EPL log

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Arsenal ruin Tottenham’s unbeaten run to stay top of EPL log

Arsenal maintained their winning form, defeating Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 in the English Premier League on Saturday at the Emirates Stadium.

The Gunners ended Spurs unbeaten run this season, staying atop the EPL log with Saturday’s brilliant win.

Thomas Partey gave Arsenal the lead 20 minutes into the game at the Emirates with a long range shot.

Harry Kane levelled for Spurs, scoring from the spot in the 31st minute, seeing both teams go into the first half break with one goal each.

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The Gunners, however, returned into the second half more determined, outplaying Spurs to grab a deserved three points.

Brazilian star Gabriel Jesus restored Arsenal’s lead barely four minutes into the second half, giving Arsenal.

Emerson’s red card in the 62nd minute ruined Spurs’ hope of a comeback as they were reduced to 10-man against a smoking Arsenal.

It took Arsenal five minutes after Emerson was sent away to increase their goal margin, sealing a crucial win.

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Granit Xhaka’s fine finish from inside the box made it three for the Gunners, running Spurs unbeaten run this season.

With 65 per cent of ball possession, eight shots on target and all three points against Spurs, the Gunners made a bold statement in their readiness to contend for the title this season.

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