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Man. Utd. VS CSKA Moscow

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Rooney’s goal ended Manchester United’s 400 minute goal drought.


Things looked bleak for Manchester United and their Champions League campaign even at home.

Almost a year ago to the day, CSKA had plunged Manchester City’s Champions League campaign into peril with a 2-1 win across the city at Etihad Stadium.

With star striker Doumbia – who scored both of the goals in that win – left on the bench the Russian side initially looked unlikely to repeat such a heist.

But the Ivorian’s arrival after 55 minutes added an attacking edge and brought the visitors out of their shell. A game which had been comfortable for United up until that point suddenly started to change.

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England can still defeat Pakistan, says James Taylor

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James Taylor: England are still confident in winning against Pakistan

Despite falling considerably behind Pakistan, England are still confident of winning the third and final Test according to batsman James Taylor.

Pakistan are 146-3 after day three and have a lead of 74 runs over England, who must win to avoid a series defeat.

“We’re confident in chasing whatever target they set us,” Taylor, 25, told BBC Sport.

“The wicket is playing better than it has done all game and everyone can see that we are playing spin a lot better.”

England have the disadvantage of batting last on a pitch that has offered assistance to the spin bowlers throughout, with Pakistan’s slow bowlers taking eight wickets between them in England’s first-innings total of 306 all out.

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Carpi reinstates Castori as manager after 5 weeks

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Fabrizio Castori was sacked five weeks ago.

As things did not improve for Carpi after five weeks, they dismissed coach Giuseppe Sannino and appointed former boss Fabrizio Castori as his replacement.

Castori was himself relieved of duty five weeks ago in favour of the former Watford boss.

This was announced by the Biancorossi that have mustered just four points from five games and lies at the foot of the Serie A league standings after 11 games.

A statement from the club read: “Carpi FC 1909 announces it has released Giuseppe Sannino from his duties as first team coach.

“The club also wishes to announce that Fabrizio Castori will take over as coach of the first team and will hold his first training session this afternoon.”

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