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Shakhtar Donetsk 2-1 Roma: Ukrainian side come from behind to gain slender advantage over Serie A club

Shakhtar have only reached the quarter-finals once before after beating Roma in 2011 Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco bemoaned his side’s inability to hold on to their lead after Shakhtar Donetsk came from behind in the first leg of thire Champions League last-16 encounter. Young Turk Cengiz Under scored his fifth goal in four games to give the visitors a 1-0 lead in Kharkiv, but Facundo Ferreyra equalised early in the second half and a stunning free-kick from Fred earned Shakhtar a 2-1 victory and a…

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Chelsea 0-0 Arsenal: Wasteful Blues unable to gain advantage in Carabao Cup first leg

Arsenal stood firm in a Carabao Cup semi-final first-leg stalemate with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. A thrilling 2-2 Premier League draw at the Emirates Stadium a week ago was followed by a cagey encounter here. The Blues had the better opportunities to take a first-leg lead, but Cesc Fabregas and Andreas Christensen spurned headed opportunities either side of half-time in a 0-0 draw. Fabregas wanted a penalty after a Danny Welbeck challenge in the 88th minute, but play continued when referee Martin Atkinson consulted Video Assistant Referee Neil Swarbrick and…

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Destiny 2 Players Revolt After Bungie Misreports, Then Slashes, XP Gain

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Bungie’s Destiny 2 is the latest game caught up by controversy after players discovered the game was blatantly misreporting XP gains and lying to them about how long it would take to earn rewards. Like Battlefront 2, Destiny uses a loot crate mechanism (purchasable with real money) to reward various items. Unlike EA, however, Destiny 2 doesn’t implement the various weapon and armor mods in a solely pay-to-win system. Polygon reports that you can buy…

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Arsenal ‘putting on-field success over financial gain’ by keeping Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil this season – Ivan Gazidis

Arsenal’s decision not to sell Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez in the summer proves the club is putting on-field success over financial gain, according to chief executive Ivan Gazidis. Gazidis, who was taking questions at Arsenal’s annual general meeting on Thursday, said no one outside the club is aware of the demands being made by players approaching the end of their contracts. It was reported last December that both Ozil and Sanchez wanted to be paid the same as the Premier League’s top earners. Neither of the pair are yet…

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Teen actors gain plaudits in Toronto

It’s not often you ask an actor how they felt about working with their co-star and they reply: “We hated each other.” Fortunately Madison Wolfe is only kidding, and she and Sydney Wade collapse into giggles as they explain how close they grew on the set of their new movie I Kill Giants. “At the beginning of production we were just kind of polite to each other or whatever, but by the end we were really good friends,” 14-year-old Madison says. Her co-star Sydney, 15, picks up: “By the time…

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