The French star fired his side to victory with a spectacular overhead kick, sealing a massive advantage heading into the second leg. Olivier Giroud says Chelsea came into Tuesday's clash with Atletico Madrid with their eyes on winning, even if it was an away leg at a neutral site.
Nigeria national women’s football team, the Super Falcons have emerged as the first African team to be champions of the 2021 Alanya Gold City Cup after thrashing Equatorial Guinea 9-0 to claim their first international trophy of the year. Successive 1-0 wins over CSKA Moscow Ladies and the Uzbekistan women national team, saw the nine-time African champions recorded three wins with 11 goals scored without conceding any to lay claims the top prize in the high-profile invitational tournament.
Popular EPL referee Mike Dean has been asked to step down from the Premier League for the meantime after receiving abuse and death threats on social media after handing out two controversial red cards given to Southampton's Jan Bednarek and West Ham's Tomas Soucek in previous two games; Both decisions overturned on appeal.
Zinedine Zidane said he was angry and asked for respect for himself and his struggling team on Friday in the face of continued speculation about his future, insisting he was not going to leave. Real lost at home to Levante last weekend and travel to last-place Huesca on Saturday third in the table and 10 points behind leaders Atletico Madrid.