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Sancho double sends nervous Dortmund back on top

Sunday, 2019-04-14 07:26:28
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Borussia Dortmund's Jadon Sancho celebrates scoring their second goal. (Reuters)
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Borussia Dortmund teenager Jadon Sancho scored twice in seven minutes on Saturday to help his team to a nervous 2-1 victory over Mainz 05 that sent them provisionally back to the top of the Bundesliga.

* Two Paul Pogba penalties earned lethargic Manchester United a 2-1 victory over West Ham United in the Premier League at Old Trafford on Saturday.

* A second-half winner from Brazilian striker Raffael gave Borussia Moenchengladbach a 1-0 win over Hanover on Saturday (Apr 13) and fresh hope of a top four finish in the Bundesliga.

* Relegated Fulham dealt Everton's hopes of Europa League action next season a heavy blow at Craven Cottage on Saturday as they beat their visitors 2-0 with goals from captain Tom Cairney and Ryan Babel.

* Southampton made a big step towards securing Premier League football next season after two first-half goals from Nathan Redmond steered them towards a 3-1 home win over Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday.

* Chris Wood scored twice as Burnley virtually assured Premier League safety with a 2-0 win over fellow strugglers Cardiff City on Saturday which left the Welsh club deep in relegation trouble and their manager Neil Warnock fuming.

* Tottenham Hotspur's Brazil forward Lucas Moura struck a superb hat-trick in a 4-0 win over relegated Huddersfield Town on Saturday (Apr 13) to bolster the home side's hopes of a top-four finish in the Premier League.

* Honda's MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez took pole position at the Grand Prix of the Americas for the seventh year in a row on Saturday while title rival Andrea Dovizioso could manage only 13th place on the grid.

* Veteran Juventus defender Andrea Barzagli, a World Cup winner with Italy in 2006, announced Saturday (Apr 13) that he will retire from football at the end of the season.

* Olympique Lyonnais coach Bruno Genesio will leave the Ligue 1 club at the end of the season, he said on Saturday.

Reuters, CNA