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Mark Allen overcomes Kyren Wilson to claim maiden Masters title

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Everton defender Ashley Williams admits they cannot afford to think they are safe (Peter Byrne/PA).

Williams wary of Everton thinking they are safe from relegation

Defender Ashley Williams admits Everton cannot afford to think they are safe this season having already flirted with relegation.

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Real Betis v Barcelona – story of the match

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez produced a finishing masterclass as Barcelona launched a second-half blitz at Real Betis to extend their lead at the top of the LaLiga table to 11 points.

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Chris Smalling helped Manchester United keep another clean sheet at Turf Moor (Richard Sellers/EMPICS)

Smalling hails Mourinho effect as United keep it tight at the back

Centre-back Chris Smalling believes Jose Mourinho has instilled a defensive solidity at Manchester United after they recorded their 14th clean sheet of the Premier League season at Burnley.

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Wasps director of rugby Dai Young

Dai Young wishes Saracens well after Wasps fall short

Wasps director of rugby Dai Young accepted that his team did not deserve to progress to the Champions Cup quarter-finals despite finishing their campaign in style with a 26-7 bonus-point win over Ulster at the Ricoh Arena.

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Napoli?s Dries Mertens earned his side three points against Atalanta

Napoli extend Serie A lead after beating Atalanta

Napoli moved four points clear at the Serie A summit on Sunday with a 1-0 victory over Atalanta in Bergamo.

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Javi Gracia replaces Marco Silva after he was sacked

Javi Gracia replaces Marco Silva as Watford manager

Javi Gracia has been appointed as Watford’s new manager following the dismissal of Marco Silva.

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Barcelona blitz Betis to move 11 points clear at top

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez produced a finishing masterclass as Barcelona launched a second-half blitz at Real Betis to extend their lead at the top of the LaLiga table to 11 points.

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Victor Vito has coached newcomers La Rochelle to the quarter-finals of the Champions Cup

Vito finds room for improvement despite La Rochelle’s run to quarter-finals

La Rochelle may have reached the quarter-finals of the Champions Cup at the first attempt, but their double World Cup-winning back row man Victor Vito says they still have a lot to learn and work on.

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Harry Kane scored his 99th Premier League goal to earn a point for Spurs

Southampton v Tottenham – story of the match

Tottenham missed out on the chance to move above Liverpool and into the top four after a 1-1 draw against Southampton on Sunday.

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Harry Kane's 99th Premier League goal was not enough for Tottenham to beat Southampton

Illness not an excuse for sloppy Spurs, says Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino admits Tottenham’s players were hit by a virus last week but insisted that was no excuse for their sloppy display against Southampton.

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Zidane reveals Ronaldo’s cut is not serious after Real hammer Deportivo

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane revealed Cristiano Ronaldo had suffered no lasting damage after being left with a nasty cut to his head during the 7-1 demolition of Deportivo La Coruna.

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Everton v Olympique Lyonnais ? UEFA Europa League ? Group E ? Goodison Park

Depay scores stunning late winner as Lyon beat 10-man PSG

Memphis Depay condemned 10-man Paris St Germain to only their second Ligue 1 defeat of the season following a superb stoppage-time strike for Lyon.

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James McCarthy sustained a double leg break in the 1-1 draw against West Brom

Everton midfielder James McCarthy to undergo surgery on Monday

James McCarthy will undergo surgery tomorrow on the double leg break he suffered in Everton’s 1-1 draw against West Brom at Goodison Park, Press Association Sport understands.

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Johann van Graan has guided Munster to the Champions Cup quarter-finals

Van Graan proud as Munster secure home quarter-final in Champions Cup

Head coach Johann van Graan said he was very proud to be part of a Munster set-up which earned a precious home quarter-final in the Champions Cup after routing Castres 48-3 at Thomond Park.

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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has been pleased by the reaction of his players to defeat at Liverpool

Pep Guardiola impressed by Manchester City character

Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City proved against Newcastle their title charge will not be derailed by complacency.

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Bayern Munich v Celtic ? UEFA Champions League ? Group B ? Allianz Arena

Muller reaches century of Bundesliga goals against Werder Bremen

Thomas Muller reached a century of Bundesliga goals as Bayern Munich fought back to beat Werder Bremen 4-2.

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Saracens v Northampton Saints ? European Rugby Champions Cup ? Pool Four ? Allianz Park

Saracens to face Leinster for a place in Champions Cup semi-finals

Holders Saracens will face top seeds Leinster in a mouthwatering European Champions Cup quarter-final.

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Leicester Tigers v Racing 92 ? European Rugby Champions Cup ? Pool Four ? Welford Road

Leicester finish with a flourish but end Champions Cup campaign with a loss

Head coach Matt O’Connor denied Leicester Tigers were in crisis after losing their final European Champions Cup pool match at home to Racing 92, their eighth defeat in nine matches in all competitions.Leicester’s 23-20 defeat means they finished bottom of their pool for the first time in their history and have now failed to reach the knockout stage for three out of the last four years.The two-time European champions won just one game, at home to Castres, who thrashed the Tigers 39-0 in the return.O’Connor admitted the run of losses was ‘not the best run’ of his coaching career but insisted there was no crisis at the club.He said: “I wouldn’t imagine it’s a crisis. There are a few reasons for it and it’s been across a couple of different competitions. The reality is we have to make sure we are better.”The Tigers, who recalled 13 regulars after the defeat by Castres, produced a battling performance in freezing conditions in front of a sparse crowd, fighting back from 14-0 down after 11 minutes to level the scores at 14-14 seven minutes into the second half.Scrum-half Maxime Machenaud’s third penalty of the second half in the 76th minute earned Racing 92 victory.However, the visitors had to survive a dramatic finale when Leicester turned down a penalty which would have earned them a draw, in a bid to go for the win.O’Connor said: “It was disappointing. We fought our way back into it quite well.“But against a side as good as Racing, you can’t afford to give them a 14-point start, and it was always going to be difficult to chase that down in those conditions.“It was hard. The lads were really cold at half-time and they understood the battle was going to be in the second half and, unfortunately, we could not do enough.“But I thought some of the forwards were outstanding, they put in a huge shift, which is going to be important for us moving forward.“The performance was more of what we are about. We spoke in the week about making sure everyone delivered, and they did.“It’s disappointing to lose at home in front of our fans. That hurts a lot but we will use that to drive us through the back end of the Premiership.”England centre Manu Tuilagi did not play and O’Connor explained: “He trained well but he had a tight calf yesterday and we did not want to risk him, given the run-in and today’s conditions. He should be OK for Gloucester.”Flanker Brendon O’Connor scored Leicester’s only try, while England fly-half George Ford kicked 15 points.Machenaud scored 18 points, including a try, for the visitors, while centre Henry Chavancy also crossed the whitewash.The win puts Racing on 19 points and earns them an all-French quarter-final clash against Clermont Auvergne.Coach Laurent Labit said: “I am proud of the result because it’s never easy to win away, especially against an English club.“Leicester did not have anything to win, or lose, except to play for honour. That’s why they did not take that last penalty, they did not want a draw, they wanted a win.“It’s good for Racing, we are still alive and we hope to win a European title one day.”

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Real Madrid v Deportivo La Coruna – Story of the match

Cristiano Ronaldo was left bloodied after he scored a late double as Real Madrid ended their winless LaLiga run with a 7-1 rout of lowly Deportivo La Coruna.

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