The Malta Independent 22 January 2021, Friday

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Late Parma own goal sees Lazio reach Italian Cup quarters

Friday, 22 January 2021, 06:31 Last update: about 11 hours ago Associated Press

A late own goal by Parma goalkeeper Simone Colombi sent Lazio to the Italian Cup quarterfinals with a 2-1 win on Thursday. Lazio will next play Atalanta in Bergamo on Jan. 27. The match...

Liverpool's 68-match unbeaten EPL home run ended by Burnley

Friday, 22 January 2021, 06:28 Last update: about 11 hours ago Associated Press

Liverpool's 68-match unbeaten streak at Anfield in the Premier League ended with a 1-0 loss to Burnley on Thursday in the latest setback of a fading title defense. Ashley Barnes scored from the...

In-form Pogba keeping Man United in front in EPL title race

Thursday, 21 January 2021, 06:57 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

It wasn't long after Paul Pogba chased back 40 meters to regain possession and thwart a dangerous-looking counterattack that the Manchester United midfielder collected the ball just outside the...

Ronaldo helps Juventus beat Napoli to win Italian Super Cup

Thursday, 21 January 2021, 06:54 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Cristiano Ronaldo scored to help Juventus win a record-extending ninth Italian Super Cup by beating Napoli 2-0 on Wednesday. Napoli missed the chance to take the match to extra time when captain...

Spezia beat 9-man Roma 4-2 to reach Italian Cup quarters

Wednesday, 20 January 2021, 07:51 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Spezia advanced to the quarterfinals of the Italian Cup with a 4-2 win against nine-man Roma after extra time on Tuesday. Former Roma winger Daniele Verde and Riccardo Saponara scored in extra...

Leicester pile more misery on Chelsea to go top of EPL

Wednesday, 20 January 2021, 07:49 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Five years after achieving the unthinkable, Leicester is back atop the Premier League and making another improbable run at the title. For big-spending Chelsea and its under-pressure manager,...

Aubameyang ends drought in Arsenal's 3-0 win over Newcastle

Tuesday, 19 January 2021, 07:06 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang finally ended his scoring drought in the Premier League with two second-half goals in a 3-0 win against Newcastle on Monday as the Gunners try to claw their...

Ibrahimovic scores two as Milan beat Cagliari 2-0 to go clear

Tuesday, 19 January 2021, 07:04 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Zlatan Ibrahimović scored twice to help 10-man AC Milan win 2-0 at Cagliari on Monday and reclaim first place outright in Serie A. Ibrahimović converted a first-half penalty and doubled...

Juve's title run at risk following 2-0 loss at Inter

Monday, 18 January 2021, 07:25 Last update: about 4 days ago Associated Press

Juventus’ nine-year stranglehold on the Serie A title was at risk of unraveling after a 2-0 loss at Inter Milan on Sunday. Nicolò Barella scored one goal and set up another for...

50 Shades of Greats: Sport is a marvellous social tool

Thursday, 31 December 2020, 10:03 Last update: about 22 days ago Simon Farrugia

John Zammit was born on 5 February 1948. His childhood was that of a normal boy brought up in Sliema together with his brothers where they used to play in the streets in winter and at the sea in...

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