Barca lose to Levante in Cup but late goal boosts second-leg hopes

Barca lose to Levante in Cup but late goal boosts second-leg hopes

Barcelona's recent iron grip on the Copa del Rey came under threat as they lost 2-1 at Levante in their last-16 first leg tie on Thursday after resting a host of first team regulars, including Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez. (Jan 11, 2019 06:12:41)


Foreign media praise Vietnam’s performance against Iraq

  Jan 09, 2019 18:01:08
NDO/VNA – Right after the Vietnam-Iraq match at Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi of the United Arab Emirates, Fox Sport Asia said Vietnam suffered heartbreak as Iraq snatched last-gasp victory. 

Park Hang-seo: “Vietnam played a good match against Iraq”

  Jan 09, 2019 12:33:09
NDO – Coach Park Hang-seo stated that his Vietnamese side played a good match against higher-rated Iraq, during a press conference held immediately after their meeting at Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi on January 8. 

Kane's VAR penalty gives Tottenham edge over Chelsea

  Jan 09, 2019 07:41:34
Tottenham Hotspur gained a slender advantage in their League Cup semi-final against London rivals Chelsea as Harry Kane’s penalty earned them a gritty 1-0 first-leg win at Wembley on Tuesday. 

Egypt to host 2019 African Nations Cup

  Jan 09, 2019 07:28:49
Egypt will host the 2019 African Nations Cup finals, the Confederation of African Football confirmed after a meeting of their executive committee in Dakar on Tuesday. 

Asian Cup: Saudi Arabia ease past DPR Korea

  Jan 09, 2019 07:08:32
Saudi Arabia defeated DPR Korea 4-0 to open their AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Group E campaign in style at the Rashid Stadium in Dubai on Tuesday. 

Asian Cup: Vietnam suffer last-gasp defeat to Iraq

  Jan 08, 2019 22:46:34
NDO – Vietnam missed out on their first point in the 2019 Asian Cup as the 2007 champions Iraq came from behind twice to beat Park Hang-seo’s side 3-2 in their Group D opener at Zayed Sports City Stadium in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on the evening of January 8. 

Vietnam vs Iraq: Waiting for Park’s magic and his positive head-to-head records with West Asian teams

  Jan 08, 2019 13:09:53
NDO – Vietnam will kick-start their 2019 Asian Cup campaign tonight (Jan 8) with the first Group D match against the 2007 champions, Iraq. Inspired by an exceptional 2018 with extraordinary success, Park Hang-seo’s Vietnamese “warriors” are looking forward to surprising the West Asian powerhouse, who are considered to have the upper hand. 

Asian Cup 2019: Iranian newspaper names three outstanding Vietnamese players

  Jan 08, 2019 13:09:28
NDO/VNA – Ahead of the Vietnamese football team’s important match at the Asian Cup 2019 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on January 12, Iran’s Varzeshi newspaper pointed out three outstanding Vietnamese names that Iranian players should watch out for. 

Vietnam ready for Asian Cup 2019 opener

  Jan 08, 2019 11:18:24
NDO – Facing a higher rated team in their opening match, Vietnam’s manager Park Hang-seo has confirmed that his team are ready to face all the pressure to earn the most favourable outcome in their Asian Cup 2019 opening match against Iraq tonight. 

Asian Cup: Iran thrash Yemen 5-0 as China, RoK book narrow wins

  Jan 08, 2019 06:55:29
A scintillating display from start to finish saw the Islamic Republic of Iran beat Yemen 5-0 on Monday to begin their AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 campaign in fine style. 

Liverpool knocked out of FA Cup by Wolves

  Jan 08, 2019 06:55:24
Premier League leaders Liverpool paid the price for fielding a weakened side as they were knocked out in the third round of the FA Cup following a 2-1 defeat by Wolverhampton Wanderers on Monday. 

Motor racing - Binotto replaces Arrivabene as Ferrari F1 boss

  Jan 08, 2019 06:55:18
Ferrari appointed Mattia Binotto as their fourth Formula One principal in less than five years on Monday, with previous incumbent Maurizio Arrivabene paying the price for their continuing lack of titles. 

Park Hang-seo: “Vietnam will strive to achieve best possible result against Iraq”

  Jan 07, 2019 22:38:18
NDO – Difficult as it may be, Vietnam will strive to attain the best possible result against Iraq, coach Park Hang-seo told a press conference on the evening of January 7, one day prior to their Group D opener against the West Asian representatives at the ongoing 2019 Asian Cup in the United Arab Emirates. 

Vietnamese player ranks among Asia’s top 15 footballers

  Jan 07, 2019 17:11:02
NDO/VNA – Vietnamese national football team’s player Nguyen Quang Hai has been named one of the top 15 best footballers in Asia in 2018 following a vote by Fox Sports Asia and Titan Sports.