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Messi, Barca reach quarter

BARCELONA (AFP) – Lionel Messi came up just short of matching Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-trick a day earlier but still scored twice and set up two more as Barcelona beat Lyon 5-1 on Wednesday to reach the Champions League quarter-finals. After Ronaldo’s treble on Tuesday for Juventus sent Atletico Madrid packing in Turin, Messi delivered his […]

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AFC Cup: Kaya-Iloilo off to rousing start

Darryl Roberts and Alfred Osei produced two goals apiece as Kaya dominated the reigning ASEAN Zonal champions to gain the maximum three points in its first home match in the competition.

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Ceres wins big in Vietnam

By Jonas Terrado Bienvenido Maranon scored a hat trick to power Ceres Negros to a 3-1 victory over Becamex Binh Duong in the AFC Cup at the Binh Duong Stadium in Thu Dau Mot City, Vietnam. The Spanish striker produced his last two goals in the 74th and 78th minutes to help the Busmen break […]

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‘Magical night’: Ronaldo lifts Juve into C-L quarters

TURIN, Italy (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo scored a spectacular hat-trick to fire Juventus into the Champions League quarterfinals with a 3-0 win over Atletico Madrid on Tuesday that saw his side claim a thrilling tie 3-2 on aggregate. The Portuguese superstar scored two headers either side of half-time and a late penalty to clinch a […]

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Kaya battles SG Home U.

By Jonas Terrado Kaya-Iloilo looks to score a win on its home debut away from home against Singapore’s Home United today in the AFC Cup at the Panaad Stadium in Bacolod City. Denied of a full three points after being held to a 1-1 draw by Lao Toyota in its opening assignment, Kaya is determined […]

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Ceres goes for Group G lead

Ceres-Negros shoots for lead in Group G when it battles host Becamex Binh Duong in the second matchday of the AFC Cup at the Binh Duong Stadium in Thu Dau Mot City, Vietnam.

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