Benzema joins the 60 club: key winners and losers as Real Madrid leave it late against Ajax – Football Article

Real Madrid take a 2-1 lead back to the Bernabeu after edging past Ajax in the Champions League Round of 16 first-leg.   It was a tense affair at the Johan Cruijff ArenA, with the Amsterdam club dominating large spells of the match and attacking with elan. Real were uncharacteristically off pace, but showed their mettle by scoring two away goals. Real broke the deadlock in the second half, Vinicius Junior teeing up Karim Benzema for the opening goal, but Hakim Ziyech…

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West Ham 1-1 Liverpool: Key winners & losers as PL title race heats up – Football Article

Liverpool dropped points for the second consecutive game as they were held 1-1 by West Ham United. Sadio Mane gave Liverpool the lead midway through the first half but it would last just seven minutes with Michail Antonio equalising from a well-worked free-kick. That would be all she wrote as neither side could find a second-half breakthrough, despite good opportunities, with the spoils shared. But who were the winners and losers from the night? Winner: Michail Antonio With Marko Arnautovic…

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How the magic of the FA Cup lives on with Wimbledon’s shock win over West Ham – Football Article

In a crazy game, Wimbledon knocked Premier League side West Ham United out of the FA Cup with a 4-2 win. They said the magic of the FA Cup was dead. But they didn’t tell AFC Wimbledon fans. The final game of Saturday’s FA Cup fourth round action saw Premier League side West Ham United travel across London to take on League One’s Wimbledon. On paper, even with all the problems West Ham are facing in relation to Marko Arnautovic, it…

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